The Indian Statistical Institute established in Kolkata in 1920 has four large centers in the country in four major cities of Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Now, the institute comprises over 250 faculty members and over 1,000 supporting staff and several modern-day gadgets like the personal computers, workstations, minicomputers, supermini computers and mainframe computers. It offers admission to different programmes such as Certificate, Diploma, Degree, and Research every year on the basis of entrance examination or academic performance or interview or counseling. The courses offered are as specified below.


  • Part-time course in Statistical Methods and Applications
  • Part-time course in SQC
  • Intensive course in Programming and Application of Electronic Computers


  • Certificate/Diploma course in Computer Programming& Applications
  • Part-time Certificate/Diploma course in SQC


  • B.Stat. (Hons.)
  • B.Math.(Hons.)
  • M.Stat. (S-stream, M-stream)
  • M.Math.
  • M.S. in Quantitative Economics
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science
  • M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research


  • Associateship in Documentation and Information Science

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