ISI Admission Test 2024: Answer Key (Soon), Result, Merit List, Counselling & Latest Updates

Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test 2024 ( ISI Admission Test )

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Manisha KumariAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on May 13, 2024 15:20 IST

ISI Admission Test 2024 was conducted successfully on May 12, 2024. The exam was held in a paper-pencil-based test of two hours duration. Part 2 was descriptive where 9 questions were asked and consisted of 120 marks. Candidates needed to answer both sections in 2 hours each. The ISI Admission Test 2024 answer key will be released in the fourth week of May 2024 tentatively.

Test takers will get the opportunity to raise objections against the released ISI Admission Test 2024 provisional answer key. The answer key objection portal opening and closing date will be released soon. ISI Admission Test 2024 results will be announced in the second week of June 2024 tentatively. Candidates will have to log in to the official website with their registration credentials and download the ISI Admission Test 2024 result or scorecard. 

Let us take a detailed look at the ISI Admission Test 2024 exam.

What is ISI Admission Test?

The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) conducts the Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test abbreviated as ISI Admission Test in order to offer students admission in undergraduate and postgraduate courses which are offered at the ISI. Admission to the academic programmes offered at the ISI Kolkata is strictly based on the merits obtained by the candidates which are evaluated from their performance in ISI admission tests and interviews. The past academic records of the candidate may also be taken into account for the purpose of performance evaluation. In 2023 the ISI admission test is held at 38 Centres across the country. The ISI admission test is a national-level entrance exam and the mode of the exam is offline i.e. pen and paper test. 

 

ISI Admission Test 2024 Important Dates Table

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of ISI Admission Test 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jun '24

ISI Admssion Test 2024 Counselling

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

May '24

ISI Admssion Test 2024 Result

May '24

ISI Admssion Test 2024 Answer Key

12 May '24

ISI Admssion Test 2024 Exam Date

ISI Admission Test Exam Highlights

The following table brings the important details of the ISI Admission Test 2024. 

Particulars Details
Name of Entrance Exam Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Admission Test
Conducting Body ISI Calcutta
Exam Level Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper Test)
Courses Offered Through ISI Admission Test BStat, BMath, MStat, MMath
ISI Admission Test Application Fee

Male (General) candidates - INR 1,500

Female (General) candidates - INR 1,000

SC, ST, OBC-NCL, EWS, PwD candidates - INR 750

Exam Medium English
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Total Marks 100
Number of Exam Cities 38
Official Website https://www.isical.ac.in/~admission/
Contact Details

admissionsupport@isical.ac.in

 

ISI Admission Test 2024 Answer Key

ISI Admission Test Answer Keys 2024 will be released by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) on the official website, isical.ac.in. Candidates can download the official answer key through the clickable 'Download Now' option. Applicants can also view/challenge the answer key till the last day which will be given later.   

ISI Admission Test 2024 Result

The Institute will declare the ISI Admission Test Results for UG and PG entrance exams on the official website. ISI-K would also display the result on the notice boards of the respective faculty/departments. The personal interview is the final step for the admission of the candidates. 

To know how to check the ISI Admission Test results, click here.

ISI Admission Test 2024 Counselling

On the basis of the candidate’s performance in the ISI Admission Test, the list of eligible candidates will be prepared to attend the final interview round at the India Statistical Institute, North-East Centre-Tezpur. Such candidates will have to download their call letters and attend the interview in person as per the scheduled dates and time. Hereby, the candidate’s selection will be subjected to document verification and submission of the domicile certificates (if applicable). After verification and qualifying in the interview, candidates must complete their admission formalities to confirm their admissions.

ISI Admission Test Cut Off

Courses offered through ISI Admission Test

The following courses are offered through the ISI Admission Test.

B Stat

B Math

M Math

M.S (QE)

M.S (QMS)

MTech (CS)

M Stat

M.S (LIS)

MTech (QROR)

JRF in Statistics

JRF in Mathematics

JRF in Quantitative Economics

JRF in Computer Science

JRF in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research

JRF in Physics

JRF in Library and Information Science

JRF in Sociology

JRF in Geology

JRF in Psychology

JRF in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science

JRF in Linguistics

PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics

PG Diploma in Computer Applications

 

List of Academic Programmes and Eligibility Criteria

Below are the list of courses which are offered through ISI Admission Test 2024 and their eligibility criteria: 

  • 3-year Bachelor of Statistics (Hons): Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher SecondaryEducation (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects. (Offered at Kolkata)Stipend: ₹5000/- per month.
  • 3-year Bachelor of Mathematics (Hons): Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher SecondaryEducation (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects. (Offered at Bengaluru)Stipend: ₹5000/- per month.
  • 2-year Master of Statistics: a bachelor’s degree of three or more years’ duration, in any discipline. (Offered at Delhi)
    Stipend: ₹8000/- per month.
  • 2-year Master of Mathematics: a bachelor’s degree of three or more years’ duration, in any discipline. (Offered at Kolkata and Bengaluru)
    Stipend: ₹8000/- per month.
  • 2-year Master of Science in Quantitative Economics: a bachelor’s degree of three or more years’duration, in any discipline. (Offered at Kolkata and Delhi)
    Stipend: ₹8000/- per month. 
  • 2-year Master of Science in Quality Management Science: a bachelor’s degree of three or more years’ duration, in any discipline. (Offered at Bengaluru and Hyderabad)
    Stipend: ₹8000/- per month.
  • 2-year Master of Science in Library and Information Science: a bachelor’s degree of three or more years’ duration, in any discipline. (Offered at Bengaluru)
    Stipend: ₹8000/- per month.
  • 2-year Master of Technology in Computer Science: (i) a 4-year B.Tech./B.E. (or equivalent) degree in any stream or, (ii) a master's degree in any subject and have passed Mathematics
    at the 10+2 level. (Offered at Kolkata)
    Stipend: ₹12400/- per month.

A candidate with a valid GATE score above a threshold (to be decided by the Selection Committee)in his/ her own subject is eligible for admission through direct interview. For details, please
refer to the Selection Policy.

  •  2-year Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research: (i) a master's degree in Statistics with Physics and Chemistry at the (10+2) level or (ii) a master's degree in Mathematics with Statistics as a subject at the undergraduate or post-graduate level and Physics and Chemistry at the (10+2) level or (iii) a B.E./ B.Tech degree or any other qualificationconsidered equivalent (such as AMIE). (Offered at Kolkata)
    Stipend: ₹12400/- per month.
  • 1-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics: (i) a 3-year bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics as a subject or, (ii) a B.E./ B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE). (Offered at ISI NE Centre at Tezpur and at Chennai. 50% seats at Tezpur are reserved for domiciled candidates of the North-East states of India)
    Stipend: ₹3000/- per month ONLY for students domiciled in the North-East States of India.
  • 1-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Agricultural and Rural Management with Statistical Methods
    and Analytics: a 3-year bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject at the intermediate (10+2) level. (Offered at Giridih).

ISI Admission Test 2024 Admit Card

After successful registration, the institute issued Admit Card to the eligible candidates. These admit cards can be downloaded from the institute’s official website. The admit card is an important document that needs to be carried to the exam centre at any cost. Without the admit card, candidates would not be allowed to appear for the entrance test. To know how to download the ISI admission test admit card, click here.

ISI Admission Test 2024 Exam Centres

The ISI Admission Test 2024 was conducted in 38 cities across India. The number of Exam centres had increased as compared to last year, which was 29. Candidates would had to choose the cities for ISI Admission Test 2024 exam centre as per their preference. The exam authorities would allot the centre based on candidate preference and availability. The final test centre allocation would be communicated to candidates on their admit cards. 

ISI Admission Test 2024 Exam Pattern

ISI Admission Test exam pattern is designed to test the subject-related knowledge of the candidates who are appearing in the examination. ISI Admision Test pattern for the academic session 2024-2025 is yet to be announced. However, the chances of change in exam pattern is merely very less and it is anticipated that the ISI Admission Test 2024 will be held in two parts. Part A will have multiple choice questions and Part B will be descriptive in nature. The language of the exam is English. Candidates are allowed to use scientific calculators without programmable features. Negative marking applies to Section 1 only. Candidates need to qualify for both sections to be considered for admission.The specific syllabus and question paper format may vary slightly for different programs. Candidates can check the out the detailed ISI Admission Test 2024 exam pattern on this Shiksha page. 

ISI Admission Test 2024 Syllabus

ISI Admission Test 2024 syllabus has yet to be announced by the exam authorities. For reference, candidates can check out the previous year's exam syllabus. The frequency of changing teh exam syllabus is very low. The level of the ISI Admission Test 2024 can be considered highly competitive and challenging. It attracts some of the brightest students in India, and the competition for admission is intense.

ISI Admission Test 2024 Application Form

When seeking admissions at ISI, the very first step was to apply online for registration and appear for the entrance examination. Aspirants need to fill the application form online on the official website. The ISI Admission Test 2024 application form has to be filled out online for the entrance exam for PG course admissions they need to register on the admissions portal. Candidates would also have to upload their photograph, signature and category certificate in the specific resolutions. The application fee has to be paid in Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking modes.

All applicants interested in admission to any of the academic programmes listed earlier must apply online through the official website will be notified soon.Overseas applicants must also apply online. However, they must take the Admission Test at one of the Test centres located in India (see Prospectus). In addition, such applicants are also requested to share their Application ID through an email to dean@isical.ac.in with subject Overseas Application for Admission 2023-24. 

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