India Statistical Institute - Bangalore
Indian statistical institute is the unique Institute well known for research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. ISI has gained the status of an institution of National importance by an act of the India parliament in 1959. It is the most prestigious and oldest institution focused on statistics. Indian statistical Institute (ISI) was established on 17th December, 1931 by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in Presidency College, Kolkata.
Head quarter of ISI is located in northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata. It also has other four centers focused on academics located in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur. Primary activity of Indian statistical Institute is research in statistics. Teaching activities are undertaken mainly in Kolkata, Delhi and Bangalore. Offices of the ISI are located in several other cities in India which are primarily engaged in projects and consultancy in Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research.
Eligibility & Courses offered at ISI-Bangalore
Indian statistical institute – Bangalore offers Master's program in B Math (Hons), M Math, Master of Science (MS) in Library and Information Science and Junior Research fellowship in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science and Library & Information Science
- B Math (Hons) 3-year: After Successfully completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent with Mathematics and English. Stipend of 3000/- per month.
- M Math (2-year): After successfully completion of 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 the Indian Statistical Institute. Stipend of 5000/- per month.
- Master of Science (MS) in Library and Information Science (2-year): 3-year Bachelor's degree in any discipline. Stipend 5000/- per month.
- Junior Research Fellowship:
(i) A good academic record with M Stat, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics or
(ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with B Stat/B Math, BA/B Sc or equivalent degree with Statistics as the main subject.
(i) A good academic record with M Stat, M Math, MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics or
(ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with B Stat/B Math, BA/B Sc or equivalent degree with Mathematics as the main subject.
(c) Quantitative Economics:
(i) A good academic record with MS(QE), MStat, MA/MSc or equivalent degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Economics/ Econometrics or,
(ii) Outstanding mathematical maturity with BA/B Sc degree with Economics as the main subject. A candidate possessing a 4-year B Tech degree or a Master's degree in any subject with Mathematics/ Statistics as a full subject at the undergraduate level is also eligible.
(d) Computer Science:
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 MSc/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.
(e) Library and Information Science:
A consistently good academic record with first or high second class in MS (LIS) awarded by the Indian Statistical Institute or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science of the Indian Statistical Institute 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.
Selection of aspirants is purely based on past academic record, performance in entrance tests and in an interview. Information on admission procedure is uploaded on website and advertised in major news papers in February of each year. Indian statistical Institute entrance test is held in May, interviews are usually conducted in June and new session starts in late July.
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