Indian Statistical Institute Kolkatta

(Institute of National Importance)



Welcome to Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), a unique P. C. Mahalanobish institution devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959.

Courses Offered


  1. B.Stat.(Hons.)
  2. B.Math. (Hons.)
  3. M.Stat.
  4. M.Math.
  5. M.S. in Quantitative Economics
  6. M.S. inLibrary and Information Science
  7. M.Tech. in Computer Science
  8. M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research


  1. Certificate/Diploma course in Computer Programming & Applications
  2. Part-time Certificate/Diploma course in SQC


  1. Associateship in Documentation and Information Science


  1. Part-time course in Statistical Methods and Applications
  2. Part-time course in SQC
  3. Intensive course in Programming and Application of Electronic Computers


  1. Junior/Senior Research Fellowship
  2. JRF & SRF Rules
  3. Specialist Development Programme in SQC

ISI awards Ph.D. degrees in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science and Quality, Reliability and Operations Research, and other subjects related to Statistics, to eligible research fellows.

Short-term courses
The Centre also offers various short-term courses in Statistics and related subjects.

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website


Indian Statistical Institute
(Institute of National Importance)

203 Barrackpore, Trunk Road
Kolkatta 700 108
West Bengal

Tel : 033-25773084, 25775099, 25776037, 26636798
Fax : 033-25776925
Email : [email protected]
Website :

Dir: Prof Sankar Kumar Pal
Dean: Prof G M Saha