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Admission Scenario : ISI Kolkata, India

Published on: Feb 24, 2010
Taking admission at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata means something more than just getting into an academic institute. The institute has provisions for all categories of students. Here it is important to cite an example of the International Statistical Education Center, which specially looks into the needs of the international students from Commonwealth Countries of Africa, Far East, South East Asia and Middle East. The center has been given the responsibility for providing training to these students in Statistics. The center also offers short term courses in other related subjects.

The aspirants of Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata should look out for the admission notifications. For collecting prospectus and application form, the students are advised to watch out for the dates announced which generally happens between February to March, every year. Indian Statistical Institute Application forms are to be submitted by the end of March.

External Students can avail online admission at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. The institution also provides hostel accommodation for students coming from outside the city. Application forms can be downloaded from the official website of the institution.

The students should start preparing for taking admission to the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata from before. Admission tests at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata are held for accepting admission for every course. The admission test is generally scheduled in the month of May. You can go through the sample question papers available in the institution website for having a clear idea, before taking the plunge.

Don’t forget to keep a track of the admission announcements given in all the leading local English newspapers .

The Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata invites application for admission to students for undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes, junior research fellowships and fellowships to its aspirants at the end of the year. So, the first thing that the students should keep in mind is to keep a watch on the leading English dailies for information about the admission procedure.

Here are some important points to remember for students who want to go for higher education in mathematics and statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata:

Important Months
  • Look for distribution of prospectus and application form of ISI Kolkata, during the month February
  • Make it a point to submit your application form as soon as possible as the last date for submission will be sometime during the last two weeks of March.
  • Prepare well for selection test to be held in the first week of May.
Selection Procedure

There are four steps of getting selected at the Indian Statistical Institute, which are academic performance, selection test, interview and counseling. So, you have to give it your best shot at all these levels to get through to the greener side of the wall.

Important Contacts

For application form of Indian Statistical Institute, you can either send a request by post or visit the following addresses:
  • Dean of Studies, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108,
  • Head, Delhi Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, 7, S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, Near Qutab Hotel, Opposite Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi 110 016,
  • Head, Bangalore Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, 8th Mile, Mysore Road, R. V. College P.O., Bangalore 560 059
  • Head, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 110 Nelson Manickam Road (1st floor), Aminjikarai, Chennai 600 029
  • Head, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Street No. 8, Habshiguda, Hyderabad 500 007
Payment Options for application forms include either cash payment in favor of “Indian Statistical Institute” payable at Kolkata or by demand draft. The institute does not accept money orders or cheques.

Student Aids
  • You can also download Indian Statistical Institute application forms online if you are unable to make it to the locations or mail the request.
  • There is reservation for SC/ST/Physically Challenged candidates for all courses
  • Hostel facilities: The Indian Statistical Institute also has provisions of accommodation for outstation students appearing for entrance tests
For information related to admission at Indian Statistical Institute you can also visit Admission.


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