ISI 2024: Exam Date (Out), Application, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

ISI 2024ISI 2024 Syllabus/ Sample Questions have been released on 28th February 2024. Exam Date has been announced. Notification will be available in month of February/ March 2024. Recognised as an Indian Institute of National Importance by Indian Parliament under the act 1959, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a public university. This institute offers admission into various UG, PG and doctoral degree programmes. As per the selection policy, admission is strictly offered to candidates on the basis of their performance shown in the admission test and interview conducted by the University. Of all courses, the Bachelors and Masters programmes in Statistics, popularly known as B.Stat and B.Math are the highly acclaimed ones. Through this article, we have provided complete information regarding ISI 2024 from application process to admission.

ISI 2024 Notifications – Syllabus/ Sample Questions Out

newiconISI 2024 Syllabus/ Sample Questions have been released on 28th February 2024. Click here for syllabus.

newiconISI 2024 Exam Date has been announced. It will be held on 12th May 2024. Check here for exam dates details.

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ISI Overview

Exam NameISI
Conducting AuthorityIndian Statistical Institute (ISI)
Exam LevelNational Level
Courses OfferedUG, PG, Doctoral degree
Selection procedureBased on admission test & interview (In B.Stat & B.Math)
Application procedureOnline
Exam ModeOnline CBT

ISI 2024 Admission Test Dates

Check below to know about ISI Exam Dates 2024 for various events:

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Notification availabilityFebruary/ March 2024
Release of application1st/ 2nd week of March 2024
Last date to apply & pay fee2nd week of April 2024
Availability of admit card4th week of April 2024
ISI Exam12th May 2024
Release of answer keyMay/ June 2024
Submission of objectionsJune 2024
Availability of resultJune/ July 2024
Admission list releasesJuly/ August 2024

ISI 2024 Application Form

To know about ISI 2024 Application form, you can go through the section provided below:

  • Registration process will begin from 1st/ 2nd week of March 2024.
  • Students can submit the application form online.
  • To register online, students must read complete instructions and be ready with their documents.
  • While registering students must provide valid email & phone number as verification will be done through it.
  • Students must note that the application will be cancelled if at any stage the filled details are found incorrect.
  • After completion of application, the authority will also open editing facility for making changes in various details like centre change, qualification, etc. The authority will not change any data entered by students.

Application Fee:

For all academic programmes, the application fee is mentioned below:

  • Applicants can pay the application fee through online mode.
  • Online payment can be done using debit card, credit card, net banking method.
CategoriesApplication fee
Unreserved General category (male)Rs.1500/-
Unreserved General category (female)Rs.1000/-
ST/ SC/ OBC -NCL/ EWS/ PWDRs.750/-

How to Apply for ISI 2024

  • Visit the online website.
  • Click on the link provided as – ‘Apply Online’.
  • Now you will be redirected to login page.
  • Click on ‘New Registration’
  • Now application form will be displayed. Start filling it.
  • Go through the instructions provided before filling the application.
  • Fill each detail carefully in the form as correction facility may or may not be provided later.
  • Upload photo, signature & required documents in the form as per the prescribed format and size.
  • Pay application fee with the provided payment gateways.
  • Review all the details and submit the form.
  • Print the application form for any further reference in admission process.

ISI 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before registering, go through ISI Eligibility Criteria 2024 in the below provided section:

For 3 years B.Stat (Hons):

  • Applying candidates must have completed 10+2 years of Higher Secondary education or its equivalent with English and Mathematics as preferred subjects.

For 3 years B.Math (Hons):

  • Applying candidates must have completed 10+2 years of Higher Secondary education or its equivalent with English and Mathematics as preferred subjects.

For 2 year M.Tech in Computer Science:

  • Students must have completed 4 year B.Tech / B.E degree or its equivalent in any stream OR
  • Master’s degree in any subject passed with Mathematics subject at 12th
  • Those who have valid GATE score above a threshold in their own subject are eligible for admission through direct interview.

For 2-year Master in Statistics:

  • Applicant must have passed with a bachelor’s degree of three or more years of duration in any discipline.

ISI 2023 Exam Pattern

Know complete details about ISI Exam Pattern 2024 and course wise description in the provided table below:

  • Exam mode: The exam will be conducted through offline mode (paper-based test).
  • Questions Type: The paper will have objective as well as descriptive type questions.
  • Session: Exam will be conducted in two session – forenoon and afternoon.
  • Time: Paper will be of 2 hours.

For few Non -JRF courses:

CoursesForenoon (10:30 AM to 12:30 PM)Afternoon (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
Test SubjectTest TypeTest SubjectTest Type
M.StatMathematics, StatisticsMCQMathematics, StatisticsDescriptive
M.Tech (CS)Mathematics, Comp. Sc.MCQMathematics/ Computer ScienceDescriptive
M.Tech (QROR)MathematicsMCQStatistics/Probability/Mathematics/EngineeringDescriptive
PG Diploma in Applied StatisticsMathematicsMCQNo Test
PG Diploma in Statistical Methods & AnalyticsMathematicsMCQNo Test

For few JRF courses:

CoursesForenoon (10:30 AM to 12:30 PM)Afternoon (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
Test SubjectTest TypeTest SubjectTest Type
StatisticsMath, StatDescriptiveMath, StatDescriptive
Quantitative EconomicsMathDescriptiveEcoDescriptive
Computer ScienceElements of computer science
DescriptiveMathematics, Computer ScienceDescriptive
Quality Reliability & Operations ResearchMathMCQMath/ Stat, OR, SQC, ReliabilityDescriptive
Physics & Applied MathematicsMathMCQMath, PhysDescriptive
Biological Science (Agri & Ecol Res)Agri Science, Env Science, Basic StatMCQAgri Science, Env Science, Basic StatDescriptive
SociologySociology, StatMCQDescriptiveDescriptive
Library & Information ScienceLib & Info ScienceMCQLib & Info ScienceDescriptive

ISI 2023 Syllabus

Know complete ISI Syllabus 2024 details in the below section:

For UG courses, students are required to study from the syllabus of 11th/ 12th level in order to qualify ISI admission test. Those taking admission into PG courses, have to prepare from the graduation level syllabus.

Complete syllabus can be checked by online mode through the website.

ISI Preparation Tips 2024

To prepare and get good score in ISI, students can take reference of below given preparation tips:

  • In order to complete the preparation on time it is highly recommended that students start their preparation as early as possible.
  • Plan your routine according to your daily activities.
  • Note down whatever you study.
  • Make sure you do revision of whatever you note down or study.
  • It is important to analyze your preparation level so keep taking mock tests.
  • Solving past papers or sample papers will help a lot.

ISI Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: It will be released in 1st/ 2nd week of March 2024.

Answer: No, only one course can be applied using one application. If you apply for more than one course, you will not be able to appear for admission test as it will be held at same time.

Answer: No, editing will not be allowed in certain details. However, there will be an opportunity provided for editing details but only in some fields.

Answer: You are eligible to apply. While filling application you must choose option provided as – ‘Results awaited/ Passed, and marks not given’ in concerned place.

Answer: The type of questions will vary for various courses. There will be objective type as well as descriptive type questions in paper.

Answer: No, such candidates need not to appear for admission test and can directly apply for admission through direct interview.

Answer: Yes, a window will be opened for two days before the exam to specify their test centre preferences.

ISI 2024 Admit Card

Candidates appearing for test will be able to download ISI Admit cards from fourth week of April 2024. Only the students who have paid the fee successfully will be able to download hall tickets. Students on the day of exam are required to carry hard copies of admit card to centre.

Admit Card will mention details like candidate’s name, photograph, signature, registration number, test code, test date, test centre, etc. In case candidates face any difficulty downloading admit card, they must contact the authority.

ISI 2024 Answer Key

The provisional ISI Answer key 2024 will be available for downloading from May/ June 2024. Students can download it in the PDF format through online mode. It will be available in different sets- A, B, C & D.

In case candidates want to submit objections/ suggestions against the answer key, can do so within the stipulated time period. After consideration, the authority will release the final answer key.

ISI 2024 Cut Off

The cut off marks are decided by the authority and published on the website after exam conclusion. ISI cut off 2024 will vary for different courses. Students must obtain the prescribed cut off marks in order to be eligible for admission in the Institute.

As per past trends, the cut off marks for objective type paper is around 60 to 75 out of 120 and for descriptive type exam is 35 to 50 out of 80. Cut off marks will be decided on the basis of various factors like number of appeared candidates, number of available seats, difficulty level of paper, marking, reservation, etc.

ISI 2024 Result

The result/ merit list of ISI 2024 will be released in June/ July 2024. Students have to login to check their results online. To login, candidates are required to enter their user id and password.

Students who will be declared qualified in the merit list will be eligible for interview process. After ISI result, the admission process in ISI will begin for qualified candidates.

ISI 2024 Counselling

For admission into B.Stat and B.Math, the interview process will be conducted after result declaration of written test. Only the candidate called out in the merit list will be eligible for appearing in ISI counselling/ interview round.

At the time of seat allocation, various rounds will be organized. After all the rounds are conducted successfully, physical verification of documents will be done of candidates. Students also have to submit their medical clearance and various other documents as mentioned below:

  • ISI scorecard
  • ISI admit card
  • 10th/12th level certificates
  • 10th/12th level marksheet
  • Category certificate
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Passport size photographs, etc.

If you have any other query regarding ISI 2024, feel free to mention it in the comments section below.

Displaying 8 Comments
  1. Aditi says:

    When will the application form of ISI kolkata release?

  2. Roma says:

    when will isi 2024 entrance exam take place

  3. Shalini says:

    For to get more information

  4. Shubhangi Tiwari says:

    I passed my 12th in 2022 with 45/100 (Maths) and 88/100 (English) I am preparing for isi 2024 will I get admission if I successfully clear written exam and interview or my these going to create problems in my selection
    I would be greatful to you if you kindly tell me about it I am worried a lot !

  5. Navnit kumar says:

    Is isi kolkata good choice over engineering

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