Indian Statistical Insititute(ISI) 2020 Notification Released

Indian Statistical Insititute(ISI) 2020 Notification Released

  • Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), a unique P. C. Mahalanobish institution devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959.
  • Indian Statistical Institute offers several under-graduate, post-graduate and doctoral degree programmes. The bachelor’s and master’s programmes in Statistics, popularly known as B.Stat. and M.Stat.

Courses Offered and Eligibility:

  • 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. (Offered at Kolkata) Stipend:5000/- per month.
  • 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. (Offered at Bengaluru) Stipend: 5000/- per month.

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

  • Rs. 1250 (General)
  • Rs. 750.00 for all Female applicants in the unreserved (General) category
  • Rs. 625 (OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD)
  • Candidates residing in India can apply only ON-LINE through the official website
  • Candidates who are appearing the qualifying examination before 31st July, 2020 may also apply.

Admit Cards:

  • The Admit Card(s) for the Admission Test along with the (unique) Registration Number will be generated around April 20, 2020. There will be a separate admit card for each test (forenoon and afternoon OR only forenoon) an applicant is required to take. Once the admit card(s) is/are generated, applicants will be notified by e-mail, after which they can download the same from the Dashboard of their account at the application portal. They will be required to carry hard copies of the admit card(s) to the test centres on the day of the Admission Test

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Offline

10:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs
14:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs
Test SubjectTest TypeTest CodeTest SubjectTest TypeTest Code
StatisticsKolkataJSTKMathematics, StatisticsDescriptiveSTAMathematics, StatisticsDescriptiveSTB

Admission Procedure:

  • Admissions will be based on the performance in written test Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Admission Test 2020.
  • The written test is waived for applicants who have been selected as INMO AWARDEES to participate in the International Mathematics Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) in the current year or in any previous year, 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. However, like all other candidates, such candidates are also required to apply in the prescribed application form for admission to the programme. Merely holding an INMO Certificate of Merit from Homi Bhabha 14 Indian Statistical Institute Prospectus 2020-21 Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) or clearing any Math Olympiad organised by any other organisation will not suffice for waiver of written tests for selection to the programme.
  • The final selection of candidates for admission to the programme is based on performance in the two written tests (unless waived) as well as the interviews. The final list of candidates selected for admission is announced after completion of all the interviews.


PROGRAMMEStipend/Fellowship Grant per month (Rs.)Contingency Grant per year (Rs.)
B Stat (Hons)/B Math (Hons)5,000/-5,000/-

Important Dates:

Online Application StartsFebruary 14th, 2020
Online Application EndsMarch 6th, 2020
Payment of Application Fee StartsFebruary 14th, 2020
Payment of Application Fee EndsMarch 10th, 2020