Established in the year 1931, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a public university. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of India. The main aim of ISI is to promote research, teaching and application of statistics in various fields. ISI helps the students learn, evolve and enhance their knowledge of statistics. The institute also functions as a multi-disciplinary organisation, which offers educational programmes and degree awarding activities to the students from all over the world, thus making the institute a pioneer and a leader in blending Statistical theory with practice.