# ► Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata

Indian Statistical Institute invites applications for the following programmes from the candidates having qualifications as shown against each programme. Stipend/Fellowship as mentioned against each programme will be available to the deserving candidates.

**1. 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. (Offered at Kolkata).

**2. 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. (Offered at Bangalore).

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.

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

3. 2-year M.Stat. :

3. 2-year M.Stat. :

a Statistician's Diploma/ Senior Diploma in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute. Stipend Rs.1200/- per month.

(The first year of B- and NB- Streams of M. Stat. are held at Kolkata and Applications Specialization, if offered, is held at Delhi).

**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. Stipend Rs. 1200/- per month. (Offered at Bangalore).**

4. 2-year M.Math. :

4. 2-year M.Math. :

**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. Stipend Rs.1200/- per month (Offered at Kolkata & Delhi).**

5. 2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Quantitative Economics :

5. 2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Quantitative Economics :

**3-year Bachelor's degree in any discipline. The candidates must have secured at least 60% marks in the Bachelors' degree. Stipend Rs. 1200/- per month. (Offered at Bangalore).**

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

6. 2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Library and Information 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). Stipend Rs. 5000/- per month. (Offered at Kolkata).**

7. 2-year M.Tech. in Computer Science :

7. 2-year M.Tech. in Computer Science :

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.

**(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. Stipend Rs. 5000/- per month. (Offered at Kolkata).**

8. 2-year M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research :

8. 2-year M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research :

A candidate who was asked to discontinue any of the above programmes is not eligible for readmission to the same programme.

**(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.**

9. Junior Research Fellowships :

(a) Statistics :

9. Junior Research Fellowships :

(a) Statistics :

**(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.**

(b) Mathematics :

(b) Mathematics :

**(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.**

(c) Quantitative Economics :

(c) Quantitative Economics :

**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.**

(d) Computer Science :

(d) Computer Science :

**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.**

(e) Quality, Reliability and Operations Research :

(e) Quality, Reliability and Operations Research :

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

(f) Biological Anthropology :

(f) Biological Anthropology :

**A good academic record with M.Sc. in Physics / Mathematics / Statistics.**

(g) Physics and Applied Mathematics :

(g) Physics and Applied Mathematics :

**A good academic record with M.Sc. in Botany (with specialization in Plant Physiology/Biochemistry)/ Environmental Science/Microbiology/Zoology/Physiology.**

(h) Agriculture & Ecology :

(h) Agriculture & Ecology :

**A good academic record with M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Sociology/ Economics/ Agricultural Economics or any other subject in Social Sciences.**

(i) Sociology :

(i) Sociology :

**A good academic record with M. Sc. in Biochemistry/Biophysics/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Human Genetics/ Zoology.**

(j) Human Genetics :

(j) Human Genetics :

**A good academic record with M.A./M.Sc. in Psychology/Applied Psychology.**

(k) Psychology :

(k) Psychology :

**A good academic record with Master's degree in Statistics/Demography/Economics/ Population Science/Population Studies/ Applied Mathematics.**

(l) Demography :

(l) Demography :

**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.**

(m) Library and Information Science :

(m) Library and Information Science :

**Fellowship**for 9(a) to 9(m) : i) applicants with M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent : Rs. 14000/- per month and ii) others : Rs. 12000/- per month. A special fellowship of Rs. 15000/- per month is also available for outstanding candidates in each of the subjects: (i) Statistics, (ii) Mathematics, (iii) Computer Science, and (iv) Quantitative Economics.

Details are available in the Prospectus. 9(a) and 9(b) are offered at Kolkata, Delhi & Bangalore; 9(c) is offered at Kolkata and Delhi; 9(e) is offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai; 9(f) is offered at Kolkata & Hyderabad; 9(m) is offered only at Bangalore. Remaining JRF programmes are offered only at Kolkata.

**Selection of candidates**is based on academic record, written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute.

Due consideration is given to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged candidates for all programmes from 1 to 8 above (excluding Junior Research Fellowship programmes ).

Detailed procedures for selection of the candidates who have been offered Junior Research Fellowships by the CSIR/ NBHM are available in the prospectus. Limited hostel facilities are available. Candidates who are due to complete the qualifying examinations before 01 July 2009 may also 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.

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

Prospectus, Application form and Sample Questions are also available on our website http://www.isical.ac.in/~deanweb in PDF format. Candidates who want to send the downloaded application form should read carefully the instructions given in the website before filling in the application form.

**Important dates**

Distribution of Prospectus and Application Form : 10 February 2009 to 06 March 2009

Last date for receiving completed Application Form : 27 March 2009

Date of Selection Test (India and abroad) : 10 May 2009

For more details visit www.isical.ac.in

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