Last Updated: 5th February, 2015
Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata M.Tech Admission 2015
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Applications are invited for the following programmes from the candidates having qualifications as shown against each programme. Candidates who are due to complete the qualifying examinations before 01 July 2015 may also apply. Stipends/Fellowships as mentioned against each programme will be available to the deserving candidates.
TWO-year M Tech in Computer Science:
(i) Master’s degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/ Electronic Science/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: 8000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata).
A candidate is admitted to this programme through written tests and interview. A few candidates may be sponsored by government, semi-government, public sector undertakings and autonomous institutions but such candidates will also be admitted through the ISI Admission Test; the Institute at its discretion may apply a different criterion for such candidates. A candidate would be considered sponsored only if he/she is granted leave and full salary by the employer for the entire duration of the course. Sponsored candidates will not receive any stipend and their sponsors will have to pay a tuition fee of 20,000/- per year.
The Admission Test typically consists of two parts:
(i) a multiple-choice and/or descriptive test in Mathematics at the undergraduate level;
(ii) a multiple-choice and/or descriptive test comprising the following:
Group A: A test for all candidates in Mathematics at the undergraduate level and in logical reasoning.
Group B: A test, divided into five sections carrying equal marks, in Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at the postgraduate level and in Computer Science, Engineering and Technology at the B Tech level. Candidates must answer questions from any one of these sections.
A candidate with a valid GATE score above a threshold (to be decided by the Selection Committee) in his/her own subject will be directly called for interview. Final selection of such candidates would be based on their academic records and their performance in the interview. These candidates are required to apply, like all other candidates, in the prescribed application form.
TWO-year M Tech in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research
The programme is offered in two streams:
• Statistics Stream for candidates with qualifications (i), (ii), or (iv), mentioned above;
• Engineering Stream for candidates with an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Technology.
(i) Master’s degree in Statistics or Master’s degree in Mathematics with Probability and Statistics as major subjects
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent or PG diploma in SQC & OR from ISI and
(ii) Knowledge of Mathematics at graduate level and knowledge of Physics and Chemistry at Higher Secondary level. Stipend ₹ 8000/- per month (Offered at Kolkata).
All candidates, including sponsored ones, are admitted through written tests and interview. For admission to this course, valid GATE score is not necessary, and candidates with valid GATE scores also must take the written tests. There is, however, a provision for sponsorship by government, semi-government, public sector undertakings, autonomous institutions and industrial organisations, which can sponsor candidates from their establishments, provided they satisfy the eligibility requirements. The Institute, at its discretion, may apply a different criterion for such candidates. A candidate would be considered sponsored only if the employer gives him/her leave and full salary for the entire duration of the programme. Sponsored candidates will not receive any stipend and their sponsors will have to pay a tuition fee of ₹ 20,000/- per year.
The Admission Test consists of two parts:
• a multiple-choice and/or descriptive test in Mathematics at the undergraduate level;
• a multiple-choice and/or descriptive test for the two streams as follows:
Part I (for Statistics Stream): A test divided into two sections carrying equal marks, in Statistics and Probability. Candidates must answer questions from both the sections.
Part II (for Engineering Stream): A test divided into several sections: Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Thermodynamics, and Engineering Drawing. A student has to answer questions from Mathematics section compulsorily and the remaining questions from two or more sections of his/her choice.
Candidates from outside India may send an email to [email protected] with subject Admission 2015-2016 for the application procedure. Candidates in India can apply only ON-LINE through the official website http://www.isical.ac.in/~admission/. Applicants should read carefully the instructions, from our Prospectus given in the website before filling in the application form. An applicant must have access to the Internet, an email account, acrobat reader and need to have a digital copy of his/her photo and signature in appropriate format and size (see Prospectus).
Application Fee: Rs 600.00 for all applicants in the general category and all applicants for the JRF programmes (irrespective of reservation category), Rs 300.00 for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged candidates for all programmes excluding JRF programmes.
Mode of payment: The challan generated by the on-line system must be taken to any branch of State Bank of India. The bank will accept only in cash the application fee as given above and bank charges ( Rs 60.00).
On-line Application Starts: 3 February 2015
On-line Application Ends: 3 March 2015
Payment of Application Fee at SBI Branches Starts: 6 February 2015
Payment of Application Fee at SBI Branches Ends: 10 March 2015
Admission Test: 10 May 2015