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ISI – The Destination For Maths Enthusiasts in India

Founded by the renowned Statistician, P. C. Mahalanobish on 17th December, 1931, ISI is dedicated to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. The institute was endowed with the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959.

 

Headquartered in Kolkata, the institute has four other centres at Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur. The Institute’s diverse bodies across the country are deeply engaged in projects and consultancy in Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research.

 

Divisions and Units of ISI

Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Division

Teaching and Training Division

Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research Division

Social Sciences Division

Physics and Earth Sciences Division

Library, Documentation and Information Sciences Division

Computer and Statistical Services Centre (CSSC), KOLKATA

Computer and Communication Sciences Division

Associate Institutions

Biological Sciences Division

Applied Statistics Division Administrative Services Division

 

Degree Programmes at ISI

Name Duration Venue
B.Stat. (Hons.) [2016] 3 years Kolkata
B.Math. (Hons.) [2012] 3 years Bengaluru
M.Stat. [New 2015] 2 years Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata*
M.Math. 2 years Kolkata, Bengaluru*
M.S. in Quantitative Economics [2014] 2 years Kolkata, Delhi
M.S. in Library and Information Science 2 years Bengaluru
 M.S. in Quality Management Science 2 years Bengaluru & Hyderabad
M.Tech. in Computer Science [2012] 2 years Kolkata
M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research [2015] 2 years Kolkata
M.Tech. in Cryptology and Security [2018] 2 years Kolkata
Ph.D Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai

Diploma Programmes

Name Duration Venue
Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics 1 year Tezpur(Assam)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods with Applications# 1 year Tezpur(Assam)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications 1 year Giridih
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) 2 year Kolkata (Jointly with IIT Kharagpur & IIM Calcutta)

# This programme is not being offered this year.

Certificate Programmes

Name Duration Venue
Part-time certificate in Statistical Quality Control 1 year Bangalore, Hyderabad

 

Research Fellowship Programmes

Programme Duration Venue
Junior/Senior Research Fellowship 2+4 years Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad
JRF & SRF Rules
Tata Consultancy Services Research Scholar Programme

 

List of academic programmes and eligibility criteria

 

3-year Bachelor of Statistics (Hons):

Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects; Stipend ₹3000/- per month; offered at Kolkata.

 

3-year Bachelor of Mathematics (Hons):

Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects; Stipend ₹3000/- per month; offered at Bengaluru.

 

2-year Master of Statistics:

3-year Bachelor’s degree or a BE/B.Tech. degree with Statistics as a subject, or

B. Math. Degree from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), or

PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and analytics from ISI; Stipend ₹5000/- per month; offered at Delhi and Chennai.

 

2-year Master of Mathematics:

3-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, or (ii) B. Stat. degree from ISI, or

BE/B. Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject; Stipend ₹5000/per month; offered at Kolkata.

 

2-year 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; Stipend ₹5000/- per month; offered at Kolkata and Delhi.

 

2-year Master of Science in Quality Management Science:

3-year Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject, or

BE/B. Tech. degree in any discipline; Stipend ₹5000/- per month; offered at Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

 

2-year Master of Science in Library and Information Science:

3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline; Stipend ₹5000/- per month; offered at Bengaluru.

 

2-year Master of Technology in Computer Science:

Master’s degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology or,

BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level); Stipend ₹8000/- per month; offered at Kolkata.

 

2-year Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security:

Master’s degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology or,

BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level); Stipend ₹8000/- per month; offered at Kolkata.

 

2-year Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research:

Master’s degree in Statistics with Physics and Chemistry at (10+2) level or

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

BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered (such as AMIE); Stipend ₹8000/- per month; offered at Kolkata.

 

1-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics:

3 year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject or,

BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE); Stipend ₹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.

 

1-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications:

3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject; offered at Giridih.

 

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

 

Statistics:

M. Stat. degree from ISI, or

MA/M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics; offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Tezpur.

 

Mathematics:

M. Stat./M. Math. degree from ISI, or

MA/M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or,

ME/M. Tech. degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject; offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai.

 

Quantitative Economics:

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:

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

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:

Tech./ME/MS/M. Phil. or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations Research,

Stat./M. Sc./MA 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:

MSc. in Physics; offered at Kolkata.

 

Geology:

MSc. in Geology or equivalent; offered at Kolkata.

 

Biological Science:

M Sc in Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Zoology/ Neurosciences/ Biotechnology; offered at Kolkata.

 

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); offered at Bengaluru.

 

Fellowships depends from INR 25000/- 28000/- per month.  

 

Application Procedure

Candidates residing in India can apply only online, those from abroad should write to the Dean’s office at: dean@isical.ac.in. An admission test is conducted at various centres across India and students applying from overseas will also have to write the test at one of the test centres. Selection is based on the candidates’ performance in written tests followed by interviews taken by the Institute and is also subject to having desired academic qualification.

 

Placements

Joining for undergraduate programs, students continue with post grad programmes at ISI, and do internship or summer projects. Placement offers come from companies like Goldman Sachs, Walmart, Reliance, Capital One, Delloite, Novartis, Samsung, United Bank of Switzerland etc and pay packages vary between is 17-18 lakh per annum. Students of ISI often get into Ivy Leagus universities in USA including standard, John Hopkins, North Carolina State University, University of pennsylvania, Berkley, Texas and others for research.

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