Indian Statistical Institute Admission to Statistics, M.Tech., Master of Science

Name of Institute / University

Indian Statistical Institute

Courses Offered

Applications are invited for admission to the following programmes – 2010:
1. 3-year B.Stat. (Hons.) : (Offered at Kolkata).
2. 3-year B.Math. (Hons.) : (Offered at Bangalore).

3. 2-year M.Stat.

4. 2-year M.Math. : (Offered at Bangalore).

5. 2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Quantitative Economics : (Offered at Kolkata & Delhi).

6. 2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Library and Information Science : (Offered at Bangalore).

7. 2-year M.Tech. in Computer Science : (Offered at Kolkata).

8. 2-year M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research : (Offered at Kolkata).

9. Junior Research Fellowships in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, Quality, Reliability and Operations Research, Biological Anthropology, Physics and Applied Mathematics, Agriculture & Ecology, Sociology, Human Genetics, Psychology, Demography, Library and Information Science

Eligibility

3-year B.Stat. (Hons.) : Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent with Mathematics and English. Stipend Rs. 800/- per month.

3-year B.Math. (Hons.) : Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent with Mathematics and English. Stipend Rs. 800/- per month.

Note: Candidates for the above two programmes, who have qualified for the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad test, conducted by the National Board for Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, need not sit for the written test; such candidates would be directly called for interview. However, such candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application form.

2-year M.Stat. : 3 - year Bachelor’s degree with Statistics as full subject, or a B. Stat./B. Math. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute or

a Statistician’s Diploma/ Senior Diploma in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute.

2-year M.Math. : 3-year Bachelor’s degree or a B.E./B.Tech. degree, with Mathematics and an exceptionally strong background in Analysis and Abstract Algebra or a B.Stat./B.Math. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute.

2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Quantitative Economics : 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Economics / Mathematics / Statistics/ Physics or a B.Stat. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute. Engineering graduates are also eligible. Candidates should have knowledge of Economics and Mathematics at the B.A./B.Sc. pass level.

2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Library and Information Science : 3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. The candidates must have secured at least 60% marks in the Bachelors’ degree.

2-year M.Tech. in Computer Science : (i) Master's degree in Mathematics/Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Sciences/ Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology or, (ii) Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, GRAD-IETE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level).

A candidate with a valid GATE score 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.

2-year M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research : (i) 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 the Indian Statistical Institute and (ii) Knowledge of Mathematics at graduate level and knowledge of Physics and Chemistry at Higher Secondary level.

Junior Research Fellowships :

(a) Statistics : (i) A good academic record with M.Stat., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics or, (ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with B.Stat./B.Math., B.A./B.Sc. or equivalent degree with Statistics as the main subject.

(b) Mathematics : (i) A good academic record with M.Stat., M.Math., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or, (ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with B.Stat./B.Math., B.A./B.Sc. or equivalent degree with Mathematics as the main subject.

(c) Quantitative Economics : (i) A good academic record with M.S.(QE), M.Stat., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics/ Mathematics / Economics/ Econometrics or, (ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with B.A./B.Sc. degree with Economics as the main subject. A candidate possessing a Master's degree in any subject with Mathematics/Statistics at B.A./B.Sc. (Pass) level is also eligible.

(d) Computer Science : A good academic record with M.E./ 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./ M.C.A./ M.A. or equivalent degree in Physics/ 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 B.E./ B.Tech./ equivalent degree in the above subjects will also be eligible.

(e) Quality, Reliability and Operations Research : A good academic record with M. Tech./M.E./ M.S/M. Phil or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations Research or a good academic record with M. Stat./M. Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics with Mathematics as a compulsory subject at the graduate level. Outstanding candidates having B.E./B. Tech./ equivalent degree in the above subjects will also be eligible.

(f) Biological Anthropology : A good academic record with M.Sc. in Anthropology (with specialization in Physical/Biological Anthropology)/ Human Biology/ Human Genetics/ Genetics/ Molecular Genetics/ Biotechnology .

(g) Physics and Applied Mathematics : A good academic record with M.Sc. in Physics / Mathematics / Statistics.

(h) Agriculture & Ecology : A good academic record with M.Sc. in Botany (with specialization in Plant Physiology/Biochemistry)/ Environmental Science/Microbiology/Zoology/Physiology.

(i) Sociology : A good academic record with M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Sociology/ Economics/ Agricultural Economics or any other subject in Social Sciences.
(j) Human Genetics : A good academic record with M. Sc. in Biochemistry/Biophysics/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Human Genetics/Zoology.

(k) Psychology : A good academic record with M.A./M.Sc. in Psychology/Applied Psychology.

(l) Demography : A good academic record with Master’s degree in Statistics/Demography/Economics/ Population Science/ Population Studies/ Applied Mathematics.

(m) Library and Information Science : A good academic record with Associateship in Documentation and Information Science of the Indian Statistical Institute or INSDOC or Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with at least 55% marks in undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes.

How To Apply

Prospectus and application form can be obtained from the following offices of Indian Statistical Institute by post or in person:

(a) Dean of Studies, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108,

(b) Head, Delhi Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, 7, S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, Near Qutab Hotel, Opposite Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi 110 016,

(c) Head, Bangalore Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, 8th Mile, Mysore Road, R. V. College P.O., Bangalore 560 059,

(d) Head, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 110 Nelson Manickam Road (1st floor), Aminjikarai, Chennai 600 029,

(e) Head, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Street No. 8, Habshiguda, Hyderabad 500 007,

by paying an amount of Rs. 450/-(Rs. 225/- for reserved categories) in cash (from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on working days from Monday to Friday) or by bank draft drawn in favour of “Indian Statistical Institute” payable at Kolkata (proper). Request for application forms should have mailing address in CAPITALS.

Postal orders, Money orders and Cheques will not be accepted.

Contact Details

Website: http://www.isical.ac.in Tel: 033-25752001, 25752500 Email: deanoffice@isical.ac.in

Entrance Date

09-May-2010

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