Are you exceptional at problem-solving and analytical skills with an excellent academic record? Do you want to be at the forefront of the cutting-edge research in Statistics and related areas? Then, Indian Statistical Institute Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) can aid you in conquering your academic dreams. Indian Statistical Institute, popular by the acronym ISI, is a public university and an autonomous institute under the nodal ministry of the Indian Government, Ministry Of Statistics And Programme Implementation (MOSPI) acknowledged as an institute of national importance. The institute, with its headquarters at Kolkata, is widely recognized as a pioneering centre for research and training in statistics and related areas. The various branches of the institute in Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Tezpur, Giridih and Hyderabad offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate programs and also here is all the information you need for Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test.
(I) Undergraduate programs
(II) Postgraduate Programs
|M.Stat||2 years||Delhi, Chennai|
|MS in Quantitative Economics||2 years||Kolkata, Delhi|
|MS in Library and Information Science||2 years||Bengaluru|
|MS in Quality Management Science||2 years||Bengaluru, Hyderabad|
|M.Tech in Computer Science||2 years||Kolkata|
|M.Tech in Cryptology and Security||2 years||Kolkata|
|M.Tech in Quality Reliability and Operations Research||2 years||Kolkata|
The admission to these programs is determined on the basis of performance of the candidates in the admission test organized by Indian Statistical Institute every year in various centers across the country.
Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test
The Indian Statistical Institute(ISI) Admission Test is a national level joint entrance exam organized by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) to determine admissions to the various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs offered by the various branches of the institute.
|The application form will be made available from||February first week|
|Last week for submitting the form||March second week|
|Admit Cards will be issued by||April second week|
|ISI Admission Test||May second week|
|Results will be announced by||June|
(I) For Undergraduate Programs
(II) For Postgraduate Programs
|M.Tech QROR||(I) For Statistics stream
(II) For Engineering Stream
(I) Documents Required
- Digital copy of the candidate’s photograph (600pixels *600pixels with a maximum size of 50KB)
- Candidate’s digital signature (800pixels*300pixels with a maximum size of 30KB)
- Candidates belonging to the Reserved Category must submit the supporting authorized certificates.
(II) How to Apply
Register at the admission portal and create an account. Fill in the application form. Pay the application fee online using your application number and date of birth which can be done only after two days from the date of completion of the application form. The fee has to be paid online through Net banking/Credit/Debit Card or through Challan for cash payment at the SBI branch. The application fee for the different categories is as follows:
Admit Card for ISI Test
Admit Cards for the test carrying the registration number, the center of examination and codes of the tests to be taken in the forenoon and afternoon session can be downloaded tentatively by the second week of April 2019 by logging into your account. Applicants must take a printout of the Admit card.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus
The exam is conducted in two sections each of two-hour duration. The forenoon session shall be conducted from 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. and the afternoon session will be conducted from 02:00p.m. to 04:00p.m. The detailed pattern for the various programs is as given in the following table:
|Program||Test subject||Test type||Session|
|M.Stat||Mathematics and Statistics||MCQ||Forenoon|
|M.Stat||Mathematics and Statistics||Descriptive||Afternoon|
|MS LIS||Quantitative and Reasoning Ability||MCQ||Forenoon|
|MS LIS||Essay a and English Comprehension||Descriptive||Afternoon|
|M.Tech CS||Mathematics /Physics /Statistics /Engineering /Technology /Computer Science||Descriptive||Afternoon|
|M.Tech CrS||Mathematics/Physics /Statistics/Engineering /Technology /Computer Science||Descriptive||Afternoon|
|M.Tech QROR||Statistics /Probability /Engineering /Mathematics||Descriptive||Afternoon|
Syllabus for the admission test differs according to the programs you apply for.
Results and Cut-off
The result of the admission test 2019 is expected to be published on the official website by the month of June 2019. Cut-off marks as announced by the institute will be published along with the result.
The selected candidates are expected to attend the counselling sessions as per directed with the requested documents. They are expected to report at their assigned centers at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Students shortlisted after the personal interview should confirm their admission by paying the requisite fees.
For further notification and information with regard to the exam, visit the official website
Join ISI and be a part of the widely recognized statistical community of our country. Ensure your constructive involvement in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science. Good luck with your attempts!