Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test is a national level exam conducted by ISI Kolkata.
ISI Kolkata is a prestigious college in India offering admissions for interested candidates to various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. ISIAT is a pen and paper based Test. Applicants are required to pass this test in order to get admitted in the college.
*Note- Candidates having a valid GATE Score Card need not appear for the admission test. They may apply for the admissions directly.
ISI Exam Highlights
ISI 2020 Exam Dates
Applicants can access the information brochure along with the schedule of examination released by ISI, Kolkata at https://www.isical.ac.in/. Schedule is as follows-
ISI 2020 Eligibility Criteria
ISI 2020 eligibility conditions vary according to the course the candidate has applied for. ISI Eligibility for various disciplines is specified below.
*Note: Eligible Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) Awardees of any previous year need not sit for ISI Admission Test for B. Stat (Hons) and 3-year B. Math (Hons). Such candidates would be directly called for an interview. However, they are required to apply in the prescribed application form like all other applicants.
ISI Exam 2020 - Course Offered
The list of various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at ISI; Kolkata is given below –
ISI Exam 2020 - Application Form Highlights
ISI Exam 2020 - Application Form
Students seeking admission through ISIAT have to compulsorily register for the entrance test by filling the ISI 2020 application form online between 1st week of February 2020 to 3rd week of March 2020. Application fees has to be paid along with the filling of the form.
Steps to Apply for ISI Admission Test 2020
Candidates after checking the eligibility criteria for ISI Admission test may fill the application form online. The official website for filling the form is- isical.ac.in. Steps for filling the Application form are listed below:
Follow the link given above and apply for the test.
Now, register on the official site.
A Log ID and password will be created and the candidate will get a mail stating these credentials.
After attaining the ID and password, candidates have to log into the website using the credentials
2. Filling the form:
Once logged in, students are required to fill their details in the application form.
Personal details, qualification information and contact details have to be filled by the candidate.
Candidate must check all the information before clicking the ‘Submit’ button.
3. Uploading the images:
Candidates must upload the scanned copies of the photograph and signature in the required formats as stated in the online application form of ISI Admission Test 2020.
The scanned copies should be in JPEG/JPG or PNG formats only.
4. Payment of application fees: Fees can be paid online or offline as preferred by the candidate.
Online fee payment must be made within 2 days of the application form submission.
The application fee is collected via the State Bank of India Collect website.
The fees may also be paid using Net Banking, Debit/ Credit Card.
Applicants shall receive a registration number and transaction ID through SMS on their registered mobile number after the payment is made and registration is successful for ISI Admission Test 2020.
If the candidate chooses an offline mode of payment, an E-challan is generated.
Students have to download the E-Challan and take a print of the same.
The fee can be paid at any SBI branch through cash.
Applying for PG diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics
Students willing to take admission in this course have to fill an offline form. They have to purchase ISI 2020 Application Form. There are two ways to buy the form and they are listed below –
Paying the submission fee at the ofﬁce of Indian Statistical Institute, Tezpur University Campus, Tezpur through cash. The timings are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all working days.
One may also send a Demand Draft by post in favor of “ISI NORTH EAST CENTRE” payable at Tezpur, Assam from any national bank. The DD must include a supplementary postal charge of INR 60.
The finalized form for this PG Diploma program must then be sent to this address:
The Head, Admissions 2020, Indian Statistical Institute,
North-East Centre, Tezpur University Campus,
Tezpur, Assam 784028
ISI Exam 2020 - Application Fee
The fee can be paid through either online or offline mode as desired by the candidate. The application fees for various categories is an under –
ISI Exam 2020 - Application Form Correction
Candidates must be very careful while filling the details and submitting the application form since there is no provision for correction. Once submitted, the details entered cannot be modified or updated. No time is given by ISI authority for making corrections in the application form.
In case there is any error or discrepancy, the candidate must contact the concerned body immediately.
Address: Indian Statistical Institute, 203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata 700108
Phone: 25752500 (Admissions) Email ID: [email protected]
ISI Exam 2020 - Admit Card
ISI Admission Test 2020 Admit Card shall be released by ISI authorities in the second week of April. The candidate must carry the admit card in the exam hall to be eligible to sit for the exam. The admit card contains details regarding the exam timing, exam center and Registration number of the candidate.
Steps to be followed for obtaining the Admit Card for ISI Admission Test 2020 are given below:
Candidate can login to his/her email account and click on the link sent by ISI Calcutta.
The link shall redirect the candidate to the page from where the candidate can download the admit card for ISI Test 2020.
Candidate can take a printout of the admit card from their and keep it with him.
Note– Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the admit card with them even after the exam for future reference.
ISI Exam 2020 - Exam Pattern
To prepare well for the entrance test candidates must know the exam pattern. The detailed Exam Pattern is given below –
ISI Exam 2020 - Marking Scheme
The question paper of ISI Admission Test consists of 2 sections. Section A is of 30 marks, whereas Section B is of 70 marks. Candidates need to qualify both the sections.
There is negative marking in ISI admission test, each incorrect response will fetch -1.
ISI Exam 2020 - Exam Syllabus
The syllabus for the admission test is given below:
Mathematics of the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Physics of the postgraduate level.
Statistics of the postgraduate level.
Computer science of B.Tech level.
Engineering & Technology of B.Tech level.
Statistics and Probability
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
ISI Exam 2020 - Recommended Books
Candidates preparing for ISI Admission Test may refer the following books-
Modern Geometry by M. A. Durrel
Plane Trigonometry by S. L. Loney
Geometry Revisited by H. S. M. Coxeter
Elements of coordinate geometry by S. L. Loney
Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by I. Niven and H. S. Zuckerman
Elementary Number Theory by David Burton
Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I. A. Maron
Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions by A. M. Yaglom
Higher Algebra, by S. Barnard and J.M. Child
Candidates may also solve previous year question papers and mock questions to score well in the admission test. Mock test help candidates improve their performance.
ISI Exam 2020 - Result
ISI Admission Test 2020 Result shall be declared in July 2020. The result will be available on the official website of ISI Kolkata.
Candidate may follow the following steps to be able to view their result:
Step 1. Go to the official website of ISI Kolkata.
Step 2. Now click on the ‘ISI Admission Test results’ link.
Step 3. Enter the credentials- Application Number, Password, Roll number or Date of Birth.
Step 4. Click on submit/View result, and the result of the ISI Test 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
Step 5. Candidate is advised to download and take a print of the result for future reference.
ISI Exam 2020 - Cutoffs
ISI 2020 cutoff is the qualifying marks that an applicant needs to score to be eligible for admissions. Students willing to take admission through ISIAT 2020 must score equal or greater marks than the cutoff of the exam released by exam authorities. Candidates who score marks lower than this cutoff shall not be considered for admissions.
The estimated cut off on the basis of past results is as follows:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ans. After filling the complete form the candidate can pay the fees online through net banking, credit or debit card. Fees can also be paid in offline mode through challan.
Ans. Yes, one mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Ans. Yes, if candidates get shortlisted after taking ISI 2020 admission test they will be called for an on-campus interview.
Ans. No students have to fill the online form. Only candidates seeking admission in PG diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics can apply offline.
Ans. Yes, if your final semester results are declared latest by August second week you are eligible to apply.
Ans. Go to the official website and enter the personal info and the application number. Application form will be displayed and you may take a print out.