On World Statistics Day, know about the options for government jobs in statistics in central departments and related departments of different states. Also, what are the qualifications for these and how can you get information about the latest recruitment process. Read below to know more.
World Statistics Day is celebrated all over the world on 20 October. Whereas the National Statistics Day of India is celebrated on 29 June. World Statistics Day is celebrated under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission as a day to celebrate the contribution of statistics in the socio-economic development of the world. It is celebrated every five years and was first celebrated on 20 October 2010. The theme of this year’s World Statistics Day is ‘Data for Sustainable Development’. ‘World Statistics Day’ is special for the students studying with the subject of statistics and professionals already working in this field. Many of them also dream of getting a government job in statistics, so let’s take this opportunity to tell you about the main options for a government job in statistics, the minimum qualifications and the selection process for it.
Central government jobs in statistics –
For graduates or post-graduates in statistics, government jobs arise in various central and state departments related to economic or statistics. Talking about government jobs in statistics in central government departments, candidates can appear in the Indian Statistical Service Examination (ISS Exam) conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and get recruited for Group A posts in statistics in central departments. can. To appear in this exam, candidates must have passed PG degree in statistics or related subject. More information can be obtained from the website of the commission, upsc.gov.in. At the same time, candidates can clear Group B and Group C government jobs in statistics in central departments from the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL Exam) conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The minimum educational qualification for statistics posts in this exam is graduate (Economics/Statistics) graduate. More details can be obtained from SSC website, ssc.nic.in.
State Government Jobs in Statistics –
On the other hand, talking about the state governments, the recruitment of Assistant Statistical Officer (ASO) in the departments related to economic or statistics of different states is done by the respective State Public Service Commission (State PSC) of the state. For SSO Recruitment, candidates should have Post-Graduate with Statistics or related subject. To apply for the latest Assistant Statistical Officer Recruitment Advertisement, the candidates should visit the respective State Public Service Commission’s website from time to time.
Source: Times of India