Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is located in Baranagar (Kolkata), found by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931. The college was recognized in 1959 by an Indian Parliament Act. ISI Kolkata is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutes which works under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) Government of India. After a few years following 4 subsidiary centers for expanding the legacy were chosen
17th Dec 1931
Type of Institute
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Baranagar, Kolkata, India
How to reach
The ISI campus lies 5 km North of the Shyambazar five-point crossing
Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata offers undergraduate, post graduate, diploma and research programs in campus
ISI Courses Offered
B Stat (Hons)
MA (Quantitative Economics), M Tech (CS), M Tech (QROR)
PG Diploma in Business Analytics
Junior/Senior Research Fellowship
ISI Kolkata provides many courses on UG and PG levels having different eligibility and admission criteria.
An applicant must have successfully completed 10+2 with Mathematics and English as subjects. UG course entrance exam
In order to be eligible for admission to PG program, an applicant must have
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In ISI Kolkata course has no tuition fee, instead it provides a stipend to the candidates (except sponsored candidates) -
Stipend/ Fellowship per month (Rs.)
Contingency Grant per year (Rs.)
B Stat (Hons)
M Tech (CS)/M Tech (QROR)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Business nalytics
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
25000 / 28000^5 + HRA as per rules
Senior Research Fellowship (SRF)
28000 / 32000^5 + HRA as per rules
Note- Sponsored candidates will not receive any stipend and their sponsors will have to pay a tuition fee of Rs 20,000/- per year.
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Admission to the various academic programs of the ISI is based on the merit, which was judged by their performance in appropriate admission tests and interviews. ISI Kolkata follows a policy consistent with the national policy on reservation for candidates from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Differently Abled (DA) categories regarding admission.
The details of reservation policy will be announced on the admission portal of the Institute in due course of time, before the Admission Test is held.
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Candidates can apply only ON-LINE through the official website of Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata.
ISI Kolkata Application Fee:
ISI Kolkata Placement is controlled through a committee in Kolkata, which arranges campus interviews by prospective employers and companies. ISI Kolkata Placement Campus interviews are also organized at the Delhi and Bengaluru Centres.
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There are many students who passed and pursued a great career in academics and have reached a very high position in the fields of statistics, mathematics, probability theory, computer science and economics. Some Indian Statistical Institute Notable Alumni include C. R. Rao, Anil Kumar Gain, Samarendra Kumar Mitra, S. R. S. Varadhan, Debabrata Basu, K. R. Parthasarathy, Jayanta Kumar Ghosh, Bimal K. Roy, Sankar Kumar Pal, B. L. S. Prakasa Rao, G. Jogesh Babu, Thiruvenkatachari Parthasarathy, Gopinath Kallianpur and many more.
Most student friendly campus I've ever seen. Every one is eager to help.
Little biased towards bengalis, this is what I felt. Can do better in this regard.