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ISI Admission 2018 - Indian Statistical Institute

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9 March 2018

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About ISI Admission 2018

ISI Admission 2018 will be based on Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam conducted by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). ISI is the premier institute of statistical research in India established in 1931 and has its headquarters in Kolkata. The Entrance Test is required for ISI Admission 2018 to various undergraduate, postgraduate and Diploma Courses listed below. There are four centres of ISI located in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur. Teaching activities are mainly undertaken in Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

Latest Update: ISI has released the prospectus for 2018-19 Academic Year. Application Process to start from 7 February 2018, aspiring candidates can apply ONLINE until 9 March 2018. Complete details about ISI Admission 2018-19 is given on this page. ISI Application Form 2018

ISI Admission 2018 Dates - For All Courses

 

Category Date
ISI Admission 2018 Online Application starts 7 February 2018
Payment of Application fee at SBI begins 9 February 2018
ISI Online Application Ends 9 March 2018
Payment of Application fee ends 11 March 2018
Issue of Admit Card/info booklet via post/portal 11 April 2018 Onwards
ISI Entrance Exam Date  13 May 2018

 

Courses Offered in Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)


Given below are the 15 programmes offered by the Indian Statistical Institutes. These programmes are categorised under Degree, Diploma/Certificate and Fellowship Programmes along with their institution location.

Bachelor Courses offered

Master Courses offered

  • Bachelor of Statistics (Honours) [B Stat (Hons)]
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) [B Math (Hons)].
  •  Master of statistics [M STAT]
  • Master of Mathematics [M MATH]
  • Master of science in quantitative economics [MS (QE)]
  • Master of science in quality management science [MS (QMS)]
  • Master of science in library and information science [MS (LIS)]
  • Master of technology in computer science [M TECH (CS)]
  • Master of technology in quality, reliability and operations research [M TECH (QROR)]

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

Junior Research Fellowship Courses

  • JRF in Statistics
  • JRF in Mathematics
  • JRF in Quantitative Economics
  • JRF in Computer Science
  • JRF in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research
  • JRF in Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • JRF in Agriculture and Ecology
  • JRF in Biological Anthropology
  • JRF in Psychology
  • JRF in Geology
  • JRF in Library and Information Science
  • JRF in Sociology
  • JRF in Development Studies

 

Details for admission to B. Maths (Hons) & B.Stats (Hons)

  • Admission to B.Maths (Hons.) and B.Stats (Hons.) is discussed here and both courses are offered by the ISI as a comprehensive three-year degree program
    Admission will be based on ISI entrance exam which will be a 4 hours exam and will have questions only on Mathematics.
  • Deserving Students get a Stipend of Rs. 3000 per month of B.Maths (Hons.) offered in Bengaluru and B.Stats (Hons.) offered in Kolkata. Stipends are granted in for one semester/academic year only and is renewed periodically if the progress of the student is found satisfactory
  • There will be Direct Interview Call for eligible Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) awardees of any previous year. These students need to follow the application process but are exempt from appearing in the ISI entrance exam.

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ISI Admission 2018 Eligibility criteria

  • B.Stat (Hons.) & B.Maths (H)- Successful completion of Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with Mathematics and English as subjects of study at 10+ 2 level.
    *Eligible Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) Awardees of any previous year need not sit for the written entrance exam. Such candidates would be directly called for interview but are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other candidates.
  • Master of Statistics
    • i) 3-year Bachelor’s degree or a BE/B.Tech. degree with Statistics as a subject, or
    • (ii) B. Math. Degree from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), or
    • (iii) PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and analytics from ISI
  • Master of Mathematics:
    • (i) 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, or
    • (ii) B. Stat. degree from ISI, or
    • (iii) BE/B. Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject
  • Master of Science in Quantitative Economics: 3-year Bachelor's degree in any discipline and have passed the 12th standard examination with Mathematics as a subject.
  • Master of Science in Quality Management Science:
    • (i) 3-year Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject, or
    • (ii) BE/B. Tech. degree in any discipline
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science: 3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Master of Technology in Computer Science:
    • (i) Master's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology or,
    • (ii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level)
  • Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security:
    • (i) Master's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology or,
    • (ii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level).
  • Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research:
    • (i) Master's degree in Statistics with Physics and Chemistry at (10+2) level or
    • (ii) Master's degree in Mathematics with Statistics as subjects in the undergraduate or post-graduate level and Physics and Chemistry at (10+2) level or
    • (iii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered (such as AMIE).
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics:
    • (i) 3 year Bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject or,
    • (ii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE).
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications: 3-year Bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject
  • Junior Research Fellowship
    • Statistics:
      • (i) M. Stat. degree from ISI, or
      • (ii) MA/M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics
    • Mathematics:
      • (i) M. Stat./M. Math. degree from ISI, or
      • (ii) MA/M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or,
      • (iii) ME/M. Tech. degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject
    • Quantitative Economics: Master's degree in any discipline with Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level
    • Computer Science:
      • (i) ME/M.Tech. or equivalent degree in Electronics/ Telecommunication/Radio Physics/ Computer Science/ Electrical Engineering/ Microwave Communications/ Information Technology/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology with Mathematics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level, or
      • (ii) M. Stat./M. Sc./MCA/MA or equivalent degree in Physics/Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/Electronic Sciences/Computer Science/Atmospheric Science/Information Technology/Bioinformatics/Biotechnology with Mathematics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
    • Quality, Reliability & Operations Research:
      • (i) M. Tech./ME/MS/M. Phil. or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations Research, or
      • (ii) M. Stat./M. Sc./MA or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Physics with Mathematics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level
    • Physics: M. Sc. in Physics Candidates
    • Geology: M. Sc. in Geology or equivalent
    • Biological Science: M Sc in Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Zoology/ Neurosciences/ Biotechnology
    • Library and Information Science: MS (LIS) awarded by ISI or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (awarded by ISI or NISCAIR/INSDOC) or its equivalent degree (such as Master's degree in LIS from any Indian/Foreign University).

ISI Admission 2018 Application form and Admit Card

Online Application: The online application will start from 7 February 2018.  Candidates in India can apply online through the official website or by following the link given below this page. The applicant must have access to the Internet, an email account, acrobat reader and need to have a digital copy of his/her photo and signature in appropriate format and size.

  • Candidates outside India: Candidates outside India can apply by sending an email to dean@isical.ac.in with subject Admission 2018-2019 for the application procedure.
  • Mode of payment: The challan generated by the online system must be taken to any branch of State Bank of India. The bank will accept only in cash the application fee as given above and bank charges (Rs. 60).
  • Change of Course from B.Stat to B.Maths- A candidate who has applied to the
    B Stat (Hons) programme shall have only one option at a subsequent stage to seek admission to the B Math (Hons) and vice versa. Candidates who wish to exercise this option must inform the Dean of Studies of their decisions either in writing or by sending an e-mail to isiadmission@isical.ac.in.

ISI Application Form 2018

 

ISI Admit Card 2018


ISI Admit Card is available for download after 11 April 2018 for the candidates who have successfully submitted their application form with the required fee. The They will be required to take a printout of the admit card and bring along on the exam day. ISI will also notify on the e-mail about the generation of the admit card, however, it is advisable to the candidates to keep a regular check for the same. The candidates can follow and bookmark the given link for latest updates on ISI Admit card 2018.

ISI Admit Card 2018

ISI Admission 2018 Fees

Applicants have to pay the required application fee at the time of the submission of the application form for the admission to the Indian Statistical Institute. Applicants paying the application fee via bank in cash will have to pay Rs 60 Extra as processing charges.

Category Fee
General Rs. 1000
OBC/SC/ST/PD Rs. 500

ISI Admission 2018 Result and Counselling

Selection of candidates is based on merit as judged by their performance in written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute. There will be due considerations for the reserved categories. The selection will be merit-based depending upon their performances in selection stages. The decision of ISI in all admission related matters will be final. Finally, Applicants must note that their selections will be based on the performances of the following parameters:

  • Performance in Written Test
  • Interviews at Institute
  • Past Academic Records may be taken into consideration

Switching from B Stat to B.Math or vice-versa

 The candidate who has applied for the B Stat (Hons) can switch to B Math (H) or vice-versa between 15 March and 5 April 2018. To do so the candidate will have to inform the Dean of Studies of their decisions either in writing or through an e-mail to admissionsupport@isical.ac.in.

ISI Admission 2018 Exam pattern

B.Stat and B.Maths Paper will have both Objective and subjective type questions on their entrance tests. The Questions will only be on Mathematics Subject and questions would not be asked from other subjects.

  • Forenoon Test will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). 
  • Afternoon Test will have Descriptive Type Questions 

Particulars

B Stat

B Math

Code

BSTK

BMTB


Timing

Forenoon

10:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs

10:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs

Afternoon

14:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs

14:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs

 

ISI Exam Pattern 2018 - For All UG/PG/JRF Programmes

ISI Admission 2018 Important details

ISI Placement Committee in Kolkata arranges campus interviews for all the students (of all campuses). B Stat (Hons), B Math (Hons) are organised at the Delhi as well as Bengaluru Centres. The students get enormous opportunities to join research programs in India as well as in other countries. ISI passed-out students are also placed in attractive positions in the government and industry departments. 

Career After B.Stat Honours at ISI Kolkata

  • Higher Education: After B.Stat Honours at ISI Kolkata the students can pursue higher studies in areas of Statistics and Mathematics, as well as Computer Science, Economics and allied fields, or
  • Jobs: Take up careers as Statisticians in research institutions and scientific laboratories, government departments or industries.

Career After B.Maths Honours at ISI Bengaluru

  • Higher Education: After B.Maths Honours student can go for higher studies in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematical Physics, etc., or
  • Jobs: Take up a career in applications of Mathematics.

ISI Test Centres 2018

 

ISI Test Centres

Duration and Location of Courses

 

Degree Programmes
Courses  Course Offered In
B Stat (Hons) - 3 Years  Kolkata
B Math (Hons) - 3 Years  Bengaluru
M Stat - 2 Years  Delhi & Chennai
M Math - 2 Years  Kolkata
MS (QE) - 2 Years Kolkata & Delhi
MS (LIS) - 2 Years Bengaluru
MS (QMS) - 2 Years Bengaluru & Hyderabad
M Tech (CS) - 2 Years Kolkata
M Tech (CrS) - 2 Years Kolkata
M Tech (QROR) - 2 Years Kolkata
  Diploma/Certificate
Part-time Course in SQC - 6 Months  Bengaluru – Hyderabad
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistical 
Methods & Analytics - 1 Year
Tezpur
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer 
Applications - 1 Year
Giridih
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics 
(jointly with IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta) - 2 Years
Kolkata 
Fellowship Programme
Junior/Senior Research 
Fellowship - up to 6+1 Years
Kolkata
Delhi
Bengaluru
Chennai
Chennai

 

Suggested Book for B, Stats (H) & B. Maths (H)

Suggested Book for B.Stats (H) & B. Maths (H)
Test of Mathematics at the 10 + 2 Level

ISI B.Stat (H) & B.Maths (H) Prospectus 2018

ISI Seats in all courses

Programme

Total no. of Seats

Category-wise Number of Seats

GEN

OBC

SC

ST

Bachelor of Statistics Honours

50

25

14

7

4

Bachelor of Mathematics Honours

50

25

14

7

4

Master of Statistics

30*

15

8

5

2

Master of Mathematics

20*

10

5

3

2

Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (Delhi)

27

14

7

4

2

Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (Kolkata)

18

9

5

3

1

Master of Science in Quality Management Sciences

16

8

5

2

1

Master of Science in Library and Information Science

10

5

3

1

1

Master of Technology in Computer Science

35

18

9

5

3

Master of Science in Cryptology and Security

20

10

5

3

2

Master of Technology in Quality Reliability and Operations Research

25

13

7

4

1

Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics

30**

15

8

5

2

Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

15

8

4

2

1

* Excludes the number of students getting direct admission from B.Stat./B.Math.
** 50% seats are reserved for Domiciled candidates of the North-East states of India

ISI Admission 2018 Test Schedule


ISI Test Schedule

ISI Admission 2018 Contact

Indian Statistical Institute, 
8th Mile, Mysore Road, 
R.V.College Post,  
Bangalore 560059,India

Kolkata Headquarters- 033 25752500
Bangalore Office: 080-28483002, 28483003, 28483004, 28483006

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