Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) organizes an entrance exam know as ISI 2017 to screen candidates for admission in various degree programmes. ISI offers various UG, PG, PhD programme in the field of Statistics, Science & Technology. The major objective of the Indian Statistical Institute is to promote the study and dissemination of knowledge of Statistics, to develop statistical theory and methods, and their use in research and practical applications generally, with special reference to problems of planning of national development and social welfare and to provide for, and undertake, the collection of information, investigation, projects and operational research for purposes of planning and the improvement of efficiency of management and production. This institution has four campuses situated in Chennai, Tezpur, Delhi and Bangalore. Every year, the ISI entrance exam conducted in the month of May.
The entrance exam has been divided into two papers. Paper I will comprise of objective type questions and paper II will contain short answer type questions. Each question will contain four marks. The exam pattern will be different for all the courses. The exam pattern for M.Tech course is given below:
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Syllubus
ISI syllabus is different for different courses. Questions will be asked from analytical reasoning and other related subjects and fields with topics of undergraduate or below (10+2) level. Question will come from different topics which are relevant to that course which candidate has applied. To score well in the examination candidates should prepare according to the syllabus.
Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam Notification
Candidates may check the ISI 2017 exam dates. The schedule given below is tentative and shall be updated when any official notification will be released
|Online application starts||Second week of February, 2017|
|Last date to submit the application form||Second week of March, 2017|
|Last date to submit the online application||Second week of March 2017|
|Last date to make payment||Third week of March, 2017|
|Admit card release date||First week of April, 2017|
|Exam date||First week of May, 2017|
|Result publish date||June, 2017|
Eligibility for Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam
|B STAT (HONS)/ B MATH (HONS)||12th or equivalent exam with Mathematics and English subjects|
|M STAT||3 years bachelor degree/B.Tech/BE with statistics subject, or PG Diploma in Statistical Methods with Applications/Statistical Methods and Analytics from ISI, or B Math degree from ISI|
|M MATH||3 years bachelor degree/B.Tech/BE with mathematics subject and strong background in Analysis and Abstract Algebra or, B Stat degree from ISI|
|MS (QE)||3 years bachelor degree in Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics or, B.Tech/BE with knowledge of Economics and Mathematics in UG level, or B Stat degree from ISI|
|MS (QMS)||3 years bachelor degree with Mathematics, or B.Tech/BE degree|
|MS (LIS)||Master Degree in Statistics/ Mathematics with Probability and Statistics, or BE/B Tech or equivalent degree Must have taken mathematics at graduation level. Obtained passing marks in Chemistry & Physics at 12th level.|
|PG Diploma in Statistical Methods & Analytics||Graduation in any stream including technology/engineering with mathematics subject. domicile certificate of North-Eastern states|
|PG Diploma in Computer Applications||Three year bachelor degree with mathematics.|
|PG Diploma in||UG/PG degree with any one of the following:|
|Business Analytics||BS/BTech/BE or equivalent with 60% marks Integrated Masters or equivalent with 60% marks Masters degree with 60% marks For SC/ST/DA candidates 55% marks will be considered Candidates appearing in final exam are also eligible|
|Junior/Senior Research Fellowship||
Statistics: M Stat, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in mathematics or, mathematical maturity with B Stat/ B Math, BA/B Sc or equivalent degree with Statistics
Mathematics: M Stat, M Math, MA/M Sc or equivalent in mathematics or, mathematical maturity with B Stat/ B Math, BA/ B Sc or equivalent degree with mathematics
Quantitative Economics: MS (QE), M Stat, MA/ M Sc or equivalent in Statistics/Mathematics/ Economics/Econometrics or, BA/B Sc degree with Economics, or Master degree in Mathematics/Statistics as a subject in UG level, or 4-year B Tech degree
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 subject, or 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, or BE/ B.Tech degree
Quality, Reliability & Operations Research (QROR): M Tech/ME/MS/M Phil or equivalent degree in Quality /Reliability/Operations Research, or M Stat/M Sc /MA or equivalent degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics with mathematics subject in graduation level or, BE/ B.Tech degree
Physics and Applied Mathematics: M Sc in Physics/Mathematics/ Statistics
Agriculture and Ecology: MSc in Botany/Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Agriculture
Geology: M Sc in Geology or equivalent
Library and Information Science: first or high second class in MS (LIS) by ISI or, Associateship in Documentation and Information Science of ISI, or NISCAIR/INSDOC or Master degree in Library and Information Science with minimum 55% marks
Development Studies: Masters or M Phil degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Economics, Agricultural Economics
Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam Application
The ISI 2017 Application Form will be released from the second week of February, 2017. The application form will be filled and submitted via online process through the official site of ISI, except PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics course. For PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics course application form can be purchased from ISI North-East Centre by in person or through post. After filling the offline application send it along with the necessary documents to the address mentioned below:
The Head, Admissions 2016, Indian Statistical Institute,
The application fee payment can be done through debit/credit card or net banking or through the challan of any branch of SBI Bank. The application fee is Rs. 600/- for all general candidates and all JRF programmes and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged categories for all programmes except JRF programmes.
Candidates who have scored well in the entrance exam will be invited for interview round. The admission will be based on marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam and interview. For admission in M.Tech course, candidates with GATE score card will be directly invited for interview round. Candidates are required to report with original required documents to confirm their admission.
The ISI 2017 Admit Card will be released by the authority in the first week of April, 2017. Candidates will receive a link related to information about admit card in their account. Candidates can download the admit card through the official site. The admit card will contain details such as exam center, exam date & timing, candidates name & roll number, etc.
Candidates can check the ISI 2017 Result in the month of June, 2017. The result will be released through the official site of ISI. Candidates are advised to take the printout of result and keep it safe till the admission process. Candidates will be required to view the result or score card at the time of counselling or admission.