# RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR ISS (INDIAN STATISTICAL SERVICE) EXAMINATION

__RECOMMENDED BOOKS__

**Convergence of Sequence of Random Variable-Mathematical Expectation, Moment generating and Characteristic Function, Law of Large Number and Central Limit Theorem**

**Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics (SC Gupta & VK Kapoor)****V.K Rohatgi****Kapoor Saxena****Sheldon m. Ross****An Outline of Statistical Theory (Gun Gupta and Das Gupta)****Probability & Mathematical Statistics**

**2. Concept of Probability- S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor**

**3. Random Variable and Their distribution Function **

**Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics (SC Gupta & V.K Kapoor)****V.K Rohatgi****An Outline of Statistical Theory (Gun Gupta and Das Gupta)****Kapoor and Saxena****Suhov Y. Kelbert****Probability & Mathematical Statistics (Prasanna Sahoo)**

**4. Descriptive Statistics- Frequency distribution, Measures of Location, dispersion, skewness and Kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, Multiple and Partial Correlation**

**S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor****V.K Rohatgi**

**5. Statistical Inference--Estimation Theory, Testing of Hypothesis, Elements of decision theory, Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics (S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor)**

**V.K Rohatgi****Sheldon Ross****Kapoor and Saxena****Suhov Y. Kelbert**

**6. Stochastic Processes- Markov Chain, Poisson, and Death Processes**

**J. Medhi**

**7. Linear Model- Linear Estimation, Regression Analysis**

**C. Montgomery****D.D Joshi**

**8. Non-Parametric Test**

**S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor****V.K Rohatgi**

**9. Multivariate Analysis- Multivariate Distribution, Principal Component, Canonical Correlation, Discrimination and classification, Cluster Analysis**

**T. W Anderson****Richard A. Johnson**

**10. Design Theory- Design of Experiment, Factorial Experiment **

**S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor****D.D Joshi****C. Montgomery**

**11. Theory of sampling Surveys**

**Parimal Mukhopadhyay****S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor**

**12. Linear Programming and Queuing theory**

**S.D Sharma****Kanti Swaroop**

**13. Reliability Theory**

**Marvin Rauland**

**The Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service (IES/ISS) Examination is a competitive examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit officers for the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service. The examination is held annually in three stages:**

**Written Examination: The written examination consists of six papers, carrying a total of 1000 marks. The papers are:**

**General English****General Studies****Statistics Paper I****Statistics Paper II****General Economics Paper I****General Economics Paper II**

**Personality Test: The personality test is conducted for a total of 200 marks.****Medical Examination: The medical examination is conducted to ensure that the candidates are physically fit to serve in the Indian Economic Service or Indian Statistical Service.**

**The IES/ISS Examination is a highly competitive examination, and only a small number of candidates are selected each year. To be eligible for the examination, candidates must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university.**

**The IES/ISS Examination is one of the most prestigious examinations in India, and it offers a challenging and rewarding career for successful candidates. Officers of the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service play a vital role in the formulation and implementation of economic policies and programs in India.**

**Here is a more detailed description of the six papers in the IES/ISS Examination:**

**General English: This paper tests the candidate's proficiency in English grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension.**

**General Studies: This paper tests the candidate's knowledge of Indian history, geography, culture, economics, and current affairs.**

**Statistics Paper I: This paper tests the candidate's knowledge of basic statistical concepts and methods, such as probability, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing.**

**Statistics Paper II: This paper tests the candidate's knowledge of more advanced statistical concepts and methods, such as regression analysis, time series analysis, and multivariate analysis.**

**General Economics Paper I: This paper tests the candidate's knowledge of basic economic concepts and theories, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics.**

**General Economics Paper II: This paper tests the candidate's knowledge of more advanced economic concepts and theories, such as public economics, development economics, and econometrics.**

**Candidates who are interested in appearing for the IES/ISS Examination should start preparing early. There are many resources available online and in libraries to help candidates prepare for the examination.**

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