ISI Admission 2020 – Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) offers ISI admission for various degree programs, diploma / certificate, and fellowship courses through entrance exam and interview. The exam is to be held on May 10, 2020. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can fill the online application form on the official website isical.ac.in. Based on the performance in exam and interview, a merit list is prepared for the allocation of seats. For more information about ISI Admission 2020, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, process etc. read the page below.
ISI Admission 2020
There total 2 undergraduate, 7 postgraduate courses and 3 post diploma courses. Candidates can check the dates related to ISI admission 2020 from the table below:
|Availability of ISI 2020 Online Application Form||07 Feb 2020|
|Last date of submission of Online Application Form||Second week of Mar 2020|
|Availability of ISI admit card||Third week of Apr 2020|
|Examination date of ISI Exam||10 May 2020|
|Availability of Answer key||Second week of May 2020|
|Release of merit list||Third week of Jun 2020|
Course Offered for ISI 2020 Admission
Candidates can check the courses offered for admission into ISI Kolkata, ISI Delhi, ISI Chennai, ISI Bangalore, ISI Hyderabad, ISI Tezpur, ISI Giridih. for academic year:
- B Stat (Hons)
- B Math (Hons)
- M Stat
- M Math
- MS (QE)
- MS (QMS)
- MS (LIS)
- M Tech (CS)
- M Tech (QROR)
- PG Diplomas and Research Fellowships
ISI 2020 Test Pattern
Candidates wishing to appear for the entrance exam must go through the exam pattern as given below:
Mode of exam: The exam is held in offline mode.
Session: There are two session Forenoon session (MCQ) and Afternoon session (Descriptive type)
Marking scheme: For correct answer 1 mark is awarded and for no or incorrect answer 0 marks is awarded.
Types of questions:
(i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) – There are total 30 questions in the exam.
(ii) Descriptive type: In this candidates have to write the answers.
Candidates who fail to secure minimum qualifying marks in the Forenoon test will not be evaluated in subsequent stages.
ISI Admissions 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidate applying for the admission into ISI must fulfill the given below eligibility criteria:
Undergraduate courses – Candidates who have completed 10+2 or equivalent with English and Mathematics as subjects from any recognized board can apply for ISI admissons.
Postgraduate courses –
Master of Statistics – Candidates must have completed any of the one:
- B.E./B.Tech. degree with Statistics as one of the subject
- Must have passed B.Math from ISI itself
- Candidate must have completed PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics from ISI
Master of Mathematics: Candidates must have done any one of the following:
- 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics
- B.Stat. degree from ISI
- B.E./B.Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject
Master of Science in Quantitative Economics / Quality Management Science: Candidates who have completed 3-year Bachelor’s degree and 10+2 with Mathematics as subject can apply for this course.
Master of Science in Library and Information Science: Canadidates must have completed 3 years bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Master of Technology in Computer Science: Candidate must have completed a master’s degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Electronic Science / Computer Science /Computer Applications / Information Technology OR B.E. / B.Tech. degree or equivalent.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics: Caandidate must have completed 3 years bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject OR B.E. / B. Tech. degree or equivalent.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications: Candidates who have completed 3-year Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject can apply for this course.
ISI Admissions 2020 Junior Research Fellowship(JRF)
(a) Statistics: To be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have an M Stat degree from ISI or an MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics.
(b) Mathematics: To be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have an M Stat/ M Math degree from ISI, or an MA/ M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics OR ME/ M Tech degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject.
(c) Quantitative Economics: To be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have a Master’sParagraph degree in any discipline with Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
(d) Computer Science: In order to be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have an 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,or an 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 and postgraduate level.
(e) Quality, Reliability & Operations Research: To be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have an M Tech/ ME/ MS/ M Phil or equivalent degree in Quality/ Reliability/ Operations Research, or an M Stat/ M Sc/ MA or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Physics with Mathematics as a subject at the graduate level.
(f) Physics and Applied Mathematics: M. Sc. in Physics or an M Sc degree in Mathematics or equivalent(Offered at Kolkata)
(g) Geology: M. Sc. in Geology or equivalent with minimum 55% marks(Offered at Kolkata)
(h) Biological Science: (i) an M.Sc. (Ag) in Agronomy/ Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science/ Entomology / Plant Pathology/ Nematology / Plant Nematology or (ii) an M.Sc. in Environmental Science/ Agricultural Biotechnology or (iii) an M Sc in Zoology with specialization in Nematology. (Offered at Kolkata).
(i) Library and Information Science: MS (LIS) awarded by ISI or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (=ADIS, awarded by ISI or NISCAIR/INSDOC) or its equivalent degree (such as Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from any Indian/Foreign University). (Offered at Bengaluru).
ISI 2020 Application Form
ISI releases ISI application form online at isical.ac.in. Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply online for the entrance exam. To fill the application form, candidates have to provide their personal, qualification and communication details and have to pay the application fee. Candidates must preserve the login details for future logins.
Application fee – Candidates need to pay the application fee of
|General category for all programs||Rs 1250|
|SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged candidates for all programs||Rs 625|
Mode of Payment – The fee is to be paid through given below ways:
- Debit Card
- Credit Card
- Challan or cash
ISI 2020 Admit Card
Admit card for ISI is released in the candidate’s login. Candidates who have completly submitted the application form can download the admit card. To download it candidates need to enter user id and password. Candidates have to carry the printout of the admit card along with the blue / black ballpoint pen. Admit card carries very important details like. registration number of the candidate, name of the candidate, exam date and time, exam venue etc.
ISI 2020 Test Centres
Check the test centres as per last year from the table below:
ISI 2020 Result
The result of ISI is released in the form of merit list. Candidates can check the result on the official website. Merit list carries the score, rank, name of the candidate and registration number etc. Candidates who will qualify the written test will be called for the interview round. Based on rank in the merit list and performance in interview candidates are allocated seats.
Interview Call List
Interview Call List for various courses is released after the declaration of result. Candidates have to produce the documents and have to appear in person at the specified date and time. Candidates have to carry the mentioned below documents along with the self-attested copies of them at the time of interview:
- Passport size photo.
- Valid ID proof (like passport, PAN Card, Voter ID card, Aadhaar card, etc.).
- Original Mark sheets/Certificates of Class 10th & 12th
- Marksheets of Graduation
- Valid Category Certificates, if applicable.
- Work Experience documents, if applicable.
- Any other Qualifications or Achievements Certificate.
- North-East domicile certificate, if applicable
ISI 2020 Admission Test Syllabus (Previous years)
- JRF in Statistics
- JRF in Mathematics
- JRF in Quantitative Economics
- JRF in Computer Science
- JRF in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research
- JRF in Physics
- JRF in Library and Information Science
- JRF in Sociology
- JRF in Geology
- JRF in Psychology
- JRF in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science
- JRF in Linguistics
- PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics
- PG Diploma in Computer Applications
Candidates are selected on the basis of the performance in the admission test and the interview conducted by the Institute. Applicants who have been awarded a Junior Research Fellowship in the by NBHM / CSIR / UGC / ICMR / DST / DBT based on a national written admission test are also required to clear the ISI Admission Test. On the basis of the performance in the exam, candidates will be allocated seats to the students who wish to obtain a PhD degree from ISI.
Candiddates can check the seat matrix as per the last year from below:
|Bachelor of Statistics Honours||50|
|Bachelor of Mathematics Honours||50|
|Master of Statistics||30|
|Master of Mathematics||20|
|Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (Delhi)||27|
|Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (Kolkata)||18|
|Master of Science in Quality Management Sciences||16|
|Master of Science in Library and Information Science||10|
|Master of Technology in Computer Science||35|
|Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security||20|
|Master of Technology in Quality Reliability and Operations Research||25|
|Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics (Chennai+Tezpur)||35|
|Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics (Tezpur)||15|
|Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications||15|
Junior Research Fellowship Programs
|Course||No. of seats|
|JRF in Statistics||10|
|JRF Quantitative Economics||9|
|JRF in Computer Science||20|
|JRF in Quality Reliability and Operations Research||4|
|JRF Physics & Applied Mathematics||4|
|JRF in Biological Science||3|
|JRF Library and Information Science||1|
Official website: www.isical.ac.in
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