Statistical Investigator Exam (Grade IV) - Examination Scheme

Statistical Investigator Grade IV Examination 2008 Scheme of Examination

The examination will be conducted in two stages:

A. Written Examination - 400 marks

B. Interview/Personality Test - 100 marks

A. Written Examination:

The written examination will be conducted on 25.05.2008.

The Examination will consist of two papers as under:-


  SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
Paper I
Objective Type, consisting of
200 questions. OMR/
Answer Sheets will be
provided for this paper.
General Intelligence
General Awareness
General English & Comprehension
2 hours
(10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon)
Paper II
Conventional type,
wherein questions of
Degree level standard
will be set on subject
shown against this paper.
Mathematics or
Economics or
Statistics or
Commerce (The candidates will
be required to answer
questions on any one
of these subjects.)
200 2 hours
(2.00 P.M. to
4.00 P.M.)
Note-I: All candidates have to appear in both the papers mentioned above.

Note-II: Candidates will be allowed to use Scientific Calculators for solving paper-II of the said examination and for this purpose they may bring / arrange their own scientific calculators in the examination hall.

Note-III: Paper II (Conventional Paper) will be evaluated in respect of only those candidates who qualify in Paper I (Objective Type Paper) at the standard which may be decided by the Commission at its discretion.

Note IV: Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no case and circumstances will they be allowed or provided the help of a scribe to write the answers for them.

B. Interview - 100 marks

  • Only those Candidates who secure in the written examination the minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear at the Interview.

  • The Interview will be held at the Commission’s Regional Offices or other Centres as may be decided by the Commission.

  • The interview/personality test is structured in such a manner that the candidates’ interests, knowledge, various traits, aptitude, suitability, etc. are probed, among other things, through academic qualifications, extra-curricular activities, general awareness/ knowledge, depth of knowledge of the subject studied (10+2 onwards), communicative skill and personality etc.
  • SC/ST candidates called for Interview will be paid TA as per Govt. Order.However, no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.

Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.