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ISI Admission Test 2019

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the Degree and Diploma programmes listed below as well as Junior Research Fellowships offered by the Indian Statistical Institute for the academic year 2019

ISI Admission Test Courses 2019

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Statistics ( Hons )
  • Bachelor of Mathematics ( Hons )
  • Master of Statistics
  • Master of Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Quantitative Economics
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science
  • Master of Science in Quality Management
  • Master of Technology in Computer Science
  • Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security
  • Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research

Diploma Programmes

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

ISI Admission Test Eligibility 2019

Bachelor of Statistics ( Hons )

  • Successful Completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education ( or its equivalent ) with Mathematics and English as subjects. Stipend [rupee]3000/- per month ( Offered at Kolkata ).

Bachelor of Mathematics ( Hons )

  • Successful completion of 10+2 years of HigherSecondary Education ( or its equivalent ) with Mathematics and English as subjects. Stipend [rupee]3000/- per month ( Offered at Bengaluru ).
  • The written test is waived for applicants who are INMO AWARDEES, based on their performance in the Indian National Mathematics Olympiad ( INMO ) conducted by the National Board of Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. Such candidates will be directly called for interviews but are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other candidates ( see details in Prospectus ).

Master of Statistics

  • Candidates must complete 3 – year Bachelor’s degree or a B.E. / B.Tech. degree with Statistics as a subject, or
  • Candidates must complete B.Math. Degree from Indian Statistical Institute ( ISI ), or
  • Candidates musat complete PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and analytics from ISI. Stipend [rupee]5000/- per month ( Offered at Delhi and Chennai ).

Master of Mathematics

  • Candidates must complete 3 – year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, or
  • Candidates must complete B.Stat. degree from ISI, or
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B.Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject. Stipend [rupee]5000/-per month ( Offered at Kolkata ).

Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

  • Candidates must complete 3 – year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and have passed the 12th standard examination with Mathematics as a subject. Stipend [rupee]5000/- per month ( Offered at Kolkata and Delhi ).

Master of Science in Quality Management Science

  • Candidates must complete 3 – year Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject, or
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B.Tech. degree in any discipline. Stipend [rupee]5000/- per month ( Offered at Bengaluru and Hyderabad ).

Master of Science in Library and Information Science

  •  Candidates must complete 3 – year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Stipend [rupee]5000/- per month ( Offered at Bengaluru ).

 Master of Technology in Computer Science

  • Candidates must complete Master’s degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Electronic Science / Computer Science / Computer Applications / Information Technology or,
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent ( such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level ). Stipend [rupee]8000/- per month ( Offered at Kolkata ).A candidate with a valid GATE score above a threshold ( to be decided by the Selection Committee) in his / her own subject will be directly called for interview. However, such candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other candidates .

Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security

  • Candidates must complete Master’s degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Electronic Science / Computer Science / Computer Applications / Information Technology or,
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent ( such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level ). Stipend [rupee]8000/- per month ( Offered at Kolkata ).A candidate with a valid GATE score above a threshold ( to be decided by the Selection Committee ) in his / her own subject would be directly called for interview. However, such candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other candidates.

Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research

  • Candidates must complete Candidates must completeMaster’s degree in Statistics with Physics and Chemistry at ( 10+2 ) level or
  • Candidates must complete 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
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered ( such as AMIE ). Stipend [rupee]8000/- per month ( Offered at Kolkata ).

Post – Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics

  • Candidates must complete 3 year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject or,
  • Candidates must complete B.E. / B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent ( such as AMIE ). Stipend [rupee]2000/- per month for domiciled students of the North East States of India. ( Offered at ISI NE Centre at Tezpur.50% seats are reserved for domiciled candidates of the North – East states of India ).

Post – Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

  • Candidates must complete 3 year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject ( Offered at Giridih ).

Junior Research Fellowship

  • Statistics
    • Candidates must complete M.Stat. degree from ISI, or  M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics ( Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Tezpur ).
  • Mathematics
    • Candidates must complete M.Stat. / M.Math. degree from ISI, or  M.A./M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or,  M.E. / M.Tech. degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject ( Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai ).
  • Quantitative Economics
    • Candidates must complete Master’s degree in any discipline with Economics / Mathematics / Statistics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level ( Offered at Kolkata and Delhi ).
  • Computer Science 
    • Candidates must complete M.E. / 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  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 ( Offered at Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai ).
  • Quality, Reliability & Operations Research
    • Candidates must complete M.Tech. / M.E. / M.S. / M. Phil. or equivalent degree in Quality / Reliability / Operations Research, or  M.Stat. / M.Sc. / M.A. or equivalent degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics with Mathematics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level ( Offered at Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai ).
  • Physics
    • Candidates must complete M.Sc. in Physics ( Offered at Kolkata ).
  • Geology
    • Candidates must complete M.Sc. in Geology or equivalent ( Offered at Kolkata ).
  • Biological Science
    • Candidates must complete M.Sc. in Biochemistry / Biophysics / Molecular Biology / Genetics /  Zoology / Neurosciences / Biotechnology ( Offered at Kolkata ).
  • Library and Information Science
    • Candidates must complete MS ( LIS ) awarded by ISI or Associate ship 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 ). ( Offered at Bengaluru ).
    • Fellowships for 13 M.E. / M.Tech. or equivalent [rupee]28000/- per month and others [rupee]25000/- per month.

ISI Admission Test Application form 2019

How to apply

  • Candidates residing in India can apply only online through the official website www.isical.ac.in/~admission/.
  • Applicants from outside India are requested to contact the Dean’s office at the following e – mail address:dean@isical.ac.in with subject: Admission 2018 – 2019.
  • Applicants should read carefully the instructions given in the website before filling in the application form.
  • An 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.
  • Incomplete / Improper Application Forms will be rejected.

Application fee

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of [rupee]1000 for all applicants in the unreserved ( General ) category. [rupee]500 for reserved ( OBC – NCL / SC / ST / PwD ) category candidates for all programmes.

ISI Admission Test Selection process 2019

  • Selection of candidates will be based on their performance in written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute subject to satisfying the minimum academic qualification.
  • Candidates selected for Junior Research Fellowships may be asked to join at a place other than the one opted for, if necessary.
  • Due consideration is given to OBC – NCL / SC / ST / PwD candidates for all programmes.

ISI Admission Test Important Dates 2019

S NoEventDate
1Online Application Starts05th February, 2019
2Online Application Ends12th March, 2019
3Payment of Application Fee Starts07th February, 2019
4Payment of Application Fee Ends19th March, 2019
5ISI Admission Test12th May, 2019
6Issue of Admit Card Starts09th April, 2019

Contact details

Indian Statistical Institute,
203 B. T. Road,
Kolkata – 700 108.
Website : www.isical.ac.in