ISI Admission Test - Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test


ISI Admission Test 2014 - Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test acronym as ISI Admission test is conducted by the institute for the following given programmes:

  • B Stat (Hons)
  • B Math (Hons)
  • M Stat
  • M Math
  • MS (QE)
  • MS (QMS)
  • MS (LIS)
  • M Tech (CS)
  • M Tech (QROR)
  • PG Diploma and Research Fellowships

 

ISI Admission Test Eligibility 

Educational Qualification:

1. For  3-year B Stat (Hons):

Successful completion of Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with Mathematics and English.

  • Stipend 3000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata).

2. For 3-year B Math (Hons):

Successful completion of Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with Mathematics and English.

  • Stipend 3000/- per month (Offered at Bengaluru).

Important:  For the above two programmes, eligible Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) Awardees of any previous year need not sit for the written test. Such candidates would be directly called for interview but are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other candidates.

3. For 2-year M Stat:

3-year Bachelor’s degree with Statistics as a full subject, or a B Stat/B Math Degree/PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics from ISI.

  • Stipend 5000/- per month (Offered at Delhi and Chennai).

4. For 2-year M Math:

3-year Bachelor’s degree or a BE/B Tech degree, with Mathematics and an exceptionally strong background in Analysis and Abstract Algebra or a B Stat/B Math degree from ISI.

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

5. For 2-year Master of Science (MS) in Quantitative Economics:

3-year Bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Mathematics/Statistics/Physics or a B Stat degree from ISI or a BE/B Tech degree with knowledge of Economics and Mathematics at the undergraduate level.

  • Stipend  5000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata & Delhi).

6. For 2-year Master of Science (MS) in Quality Management Science:

3-year Bachelor's degree with Mathematics.

  •  Stipend 5000/- per month (Offered at Bengaluru-Hyderabad, see details in Prospectus).

7. For 2-year Master of Science (MS) in Library and Information Science:
3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

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

8. For 2-year M Tech in Computer Science:

  1. Master's degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/ Electronic Science/Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology or,
  2. Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, GRAD-IETE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level). 
  • Stipend 8000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata).

Note: A candidate with a valid GATE scores 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.

9. For 2-year M Tech in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research:

  1. Master's degree in Statistics or Master's degree in Mathematics with Probability and Statistics as major subjects or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent or PG diploma in SQC & OR from ISI and
  2. Knowledge of Mathematics at graduate level and knowledge of Physics and Chemistry at Higher Secondary level.
  • Stipend 8000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata).

10. For 1-year PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics:

3-year Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Economics.

  • Stipend 2000/- per month (Offered at ISI NE centre at Tezpur, exclusively for the domiciled North-East students).

Important:  A candidate who was asked to discontinue any of the above programmes is not eligible for readmission to the same programme.

11. For Junior Research Fellowship JRF:

(a) Statistics:

  1. A good academic record with M Stat, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics or, 
  2. outstanding mathematical maturity with B Stat/B Math, BA/B Sc or equivalent degree with Statistics as the main subject (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai).

(b) Mathematics:

  1. A good academic record with M Stat, M Math, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics or, 
  2. outstanding mathematical maturity with B Stat/B Math, BA/B Sc or equivalent degree with Mathematics as the main subject (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai).

(c) Quantitative Economics:

  1. A good academic record with MS(QE), M Stat, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics/ Mathematics/ Economics/ Econometrics or, 
  2. outstanding mathematical maturity with BA/B Sc degree with Economics as the main subject. A candidate possessing a Master's degree in any subject with Mathematics/ Statistics as a full subject at the undergraduate level is also eligible (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi and Bengaluru).

(d) Computer Science:

  1. A good academic record with 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 compulsory subject at the graduate level or a good academic record with 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 compulsory subject at the graduate level. Outstanding candidates having BE/B Tech or equivalent degree in the above subjects will also be eligible (Offered at Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru).

(e) Quality, Reliability and Operations Research:

  1. A good academic record with M Tech/ME/MS/ M Phil or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations Research or a good academic record with M Stat/M Sc/MA or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Physics with Mathematics as a compulsory subject at the graduate level.

Note: Outstanding candidates having BE/B Tech or equivalent degree in the above subjects will also be eligible (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai).

(f) Physics and Applied Mathematics:

  1. A good academic record with M Sc in Physics/ Mathematics/Statistics (Offered at Kolkata).

(g) Agriculture and Ecology:

  1. A good academic record with M Sc in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy or in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science (Offered at Kolkata).

(h) Human Genetics:

  1. A good academic record with M Sc in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Zoology (Offered at Kolkata).

(i) Geology:

  1. A good academic record with MA/M Sc in Geology/Applied Geology or equivalent Geophysics/Remote Sensing and GIS or other equivalent (Offered at Kolkata).

(j) Library and Information Science:

  1. A consistently good academic record with first or high second class in MS (LIS) awarded by ISI or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science of ISI or NISCAIR/INSDOC or its equivalent degree (such as Master's degree in Library and Information Science from any University) with at least 55% marks in undergraduate programme (Offered at Bengaluru).

(k) Linguistics:

  1. A consistently good academic record with a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics/English as the Honours/full subject and First Class or high Second Class in Master’s Degree in Linguistics (with specialization in Applied Linguistics/Language Teaching/ Lexicography/ Field Linguistics/ Computational Linguistics/ Translation Studies/Discourse Study) (Offered at Kolkata)

Fellowships for 11(a) to 11(k):

  1. applicants with ME/M Tech or equivalent: 18000/- per month and others: 16000/- per month. 
  2. A special fellowship of 20000/- per month is also available for outstanding candidates in each of the areas 11(a) to 11 (e).

 

ISI Admission Test Pattern 

ISI Admission Test consists of objective multiple choice type of question on analytical reasoning and other subject relevant topics.

 

ISI Admission Test Syllabus  

ISI Admission Test consists of question of analytical reasoning and other subject relevant topics of the level of Graduation and below. 

 

ISI Admission Test Exam Dates

This exam is normally held in the month of Mayl of every year.

 

How to apply for ISI Admission Test?

Candidates from outside India may send an email to dean@isical.ac.in with subject Admission 2014-2015 for the application procedure.  Candidates in India can apply only ON-LINE through the official website http://www.isical.ac.in/~deanweb. Applicants should read carefully the instructions, Prospectus given in the website before filling in the application form.

Important: 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 (see Prospectus).

 

 ISI Admission Test Application Fee and Mode of Payment

  1. Rs. 500.00 for all applicants in the general category and all applicants for the JRF programmes (irrespective of reservation category),
  2. Rs.  250.00 for applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories for all programmes excluding JRF programmes.

Mode of payment: The challan generated by the on-line system must be taken to any branch of State Bank of India. The bank will accept only in cash the application fee as given above and bank charges ( 40).

 

ISI Admission Test Selection Process

Selection of candidates is based on merit as judged by their performance in written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute. Past academic record may also be taken into consideration.

Note: 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 SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged candidates for programmes 1 to 10 above (i.e., excluding Junior Research Fellowship programmes). Detailed procedures for selection of the candidates who have been offered Junior Research Fellowships by the CSIR/NBHM are available in the prospectus. Limited hostel facilities are available.

 

ISI Admission Test Contact Details 

Indian Statistical Institute
203 B. T. Road, Kolkata - 700 108
http://www.isical.ac.in/~deanweb.

ISI Admission Test 2014

ISI Admission Test 2014 Important Dates

Date of Notification and Start of On-line Application

  •  5th Feb, 2014

Date of end of on-line Application

  •  6th Mar, 2014

Date of Payment of Application Fee at SBI Branches Starts

  • 7th Feb,  2014

Last Date of Payment of Application Fee at SBI Branches

  • 9th Mar, 2014

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  • 11th May,  2014 
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