Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) 2019 Notification Released

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) 2019 Notification Released


The Indian Statistical Institute, known widely as ISI, was founded in 1931 by Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis. Growing out of a small Statistical Laboratory set up by Professor Mahalanobis in the Presidency College in Kolkata, the Institute soon moved into its present campus at Baranagar on the northern outskirts of Kolkata.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have successfully completed 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects.

Selection Procedure: All applicants for this programme, except the INMO AWARDEES (see next paragraph), will have to appear for two written tests comprising multiple choice type and descriptive questions in Mathematics at the 10+2 level. Based on performance in the written tests, a number of candidates will be called for interviews.

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 Bhaba Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) or clearing any Math Olympiad organized by any other organization 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.

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

For General Category: Rs. 1250/-

For SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Categories: Rs. 625/-

Each applicant will have to pay in addition a fixed amount towards bank charges.

Mode of Exam: Offline

Exam Pattern:

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

Important Dates:

Online Application StartsFebruary 05th, 2019
Online Application EndsMarch 12th, 2019
Payment of Application Fee StartsFebruary 07th, 2019
Payment of Application Fee EndsMarch 19th, 2019
Issue of Admit Card StartsApril 09th, 2019