ISI Admission Test-2018 Overview

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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About ISI Admission Test 2018

Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test (ISI Admission Test) is a national-level test conducted for aspirants who wish to pursue Graduate, Post-graduate and Doctorate courses in the field of Statistics, Science and Technology. It is through this entrance exam that aspirants can get admission into various academic courses in ISI Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, and other campuses. Additionally, candidates' past academic records are also taken into account for admission purposes.

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Course

Eligibility Criteria

B.Math

Candidates should have passed Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with Mathematics and English as subjects.

B.Stat.

Candidates should have cleared Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with Mathematics and English as subjects.

M.Math

(i) Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor’s degree, or

(ii) BE/B. Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject, or

(iii) B. Stat. degree from ISI.

M.Stat.

(i) Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor’s degree or a BE/B.Tech. degree with Statistics as a subject, or

(ii) B. Math. Degree from ISI, or (iii) PG Diploma in Statistical Methods with Applications from ISI.

Master of Science (MS) in Quality Management Science

(i) Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject, or

(ii) BE/B. Tech. degree in any discipline.

M.Tech in Computer Science

(i) Candidates should have Master's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology or,

(ii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level).

Master of Science (MS) in Quantitative Economics

(i) Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Mathematics/Statistics/Physics, or

(ii) B. Stat. degree from ISI, or (iii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE).

M. Tech in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research

(i) Candidates should have Master's degree in Statistics or

(ii) Master's degree in Mathematics with Statistics as subjects or (iii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered (such as AMIE) and (ii) Physics and Chemistry at (10+2) level.

Master of Science (MS) and in Library Information Science

Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

PG Diploma in Computer Applications

Candidates should have 3-year Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject (Offered at Giridih).

PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics

(i) Candidates should have Bachelor's degree in with Mathematics as a subject or,

(ii) BE/B. Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent (such as AMIE)

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Syllabus

Before beginning to prepare for ISI Admission Test 2018, candidates must gain detailed knowledge about the syllabus of ISI Admission Test 2018. By going through all the topics and sub-topics, candidates can have a proper understanding of what to prepare for the ISI Admission Test 2018.

ISI Admission Test 2018 syllabus includes topics from Engineering, Computer Science, and Quality, Reliability and Operations Research.

Engineering Stream

Mathematics

Engineering Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Engineering and Technology

Engineering Drawing

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR)

Statistics and Probability

Computer Science (CS)

Engineering and Technology

Physics

Statistics

Computer Science

Mathematics

-

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for ISI Admission Test should know the exam pattern of the ISI Admission Test well to prepare well for the entrance exam. As per the exam pattern of ISI Admission Test, the exam paper consists of two parts - Part 1 and Part 2. For all the candidates, it is mandatory to attempt Part 1, whereas Part 2 is based on the subject/discipline selected by the candidate.

The detailed ISI Admission Test exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • ISI Admission Test 2018 consists of two sections – Section 1 and Section 2.

  • The total exam duration for each section is of two hours.

  • The medium of instruction is English.

  • There are multiple type of questions and descriptive questions in the entrance exam.

Highlights of ISI Admission Test 2018 Exam Pattern

Number of Sections

2

Mode of Exam

Offline (Pen and paper-based)

Total Marks

Section 1- 30 marks

Section 2- 70 marks

Exam Language

English

Exam Duration

Section 1- 2 hours

Section 2- 2 hours

Question Paper Type

Section 1- Multiple Choice Questions

Section 2- Descriptive type Questions

ISI Admission Test 2018 Detailed Exam Pattern

ISI 2018 Exam Pattern (Part 1)

  • Section 1 is mandatory for all candidates.

  • Candidates have 2 hours to complete Section 1

  • This section has Multiple choice/Descriptive questions in Mathematics of UG level.

  • This section carries 30 marks.

ISI 2018 Exam Pattern (Part 2)

  • Section 2 has multiple-choice/descriptive questions.

  • Candidates are given 2 hours to complete this section.

  • This section carries 70 marks.

  • For Computer Science candidates, questions are asked from Engineering Mechanics, Engineering and Technology of B.Tech level, Computer Science, Thermodynamics, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Engineering Drawing.

  • For Engineering candidates, questions are asked from Mathematics and Engineering & Technology. 

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How to Prepare for ISI Admission Test 2018

Creating A Study Plan:

During exam preparation, a study plan helps you study effectively and minimises the level of your stress. Before creating a study plan for yourself, you should map out everything that needs to be covered for the exam and then make a schedule showing what, when and how much you have to study each day.

Creating Short Notes:

While you study for the ISI Admission Test, making short notes can prove to be beneficial for you. Highlight the key terms, formulas and concepts, and make sure that you understand them. Short and brief notes can help you retain more information for a longer period.

Practicing Under Exam Conditions:

To get a feel of the real entrance exam, you should start practicing under exam conditions so that you can give your 100% on the exam day. Practicing questions by solving sample papers in the same format as the exam in a simulated test environment can help you get familiar with the exam conditions.

Taking Care of Yourself:

During exam preparation, you should take good care of yourself. It is indeed important to be in good mental and physical health, as it affects your overall performance in the exam. Take a break to relax after you finish every topic and keep a positive attitude towards the exam.

Recommended Books for ISI Admission Test 2018

Challenging Mathematical Problems With Elementary Solutions by A. M. Yaglom & I. M. Yaglom. Dover Publishers.

Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by I. Niven and H. S. Zuckerman

An Excursion in Mathematics by M. R. Modak, S. A. Katre, V. V. Acharya. RMO committee.

Geometry Revisited by H. S. M. Coxeter

Challenge and Thrill of Pre-College Mathematics by V.Krishnamurthy, C.R.Pranesachar, K.N.Ranganathan, B.J.Venkatachala. New Age International Publishers.

Elementary Number Theory by David Burton

Mathematical Problems With Elementary Solutions by A. M. Yaglom

Elements of coordinate geometry by S. L. Loney

Plane Trigonometry by S. L. Loney

Problem Primer for the Olympiad by V.Krishnamurthy, C.R.Pranesachar, K.N. Ranganathan, B.J. Venkatachala. Interline Publishing Pvt. Ltd.

Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I. A. Maron

Modern Geometry by M. A. Durrel

Higher Algebra by S. Barnard and J.M. Child

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Result Declared

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has released the result of ISI Admission Test 2018. The ISI Admission Test 2018 result is declared online on the official website www.isical.ac.in in the form of a Merit list/ Rank list. Now that the results are out, candidates can download the merit list, which displays the names of the qualified candidates in the entrance exam. On the basis of the performance in the written test, Interviews and past academic records, selection of the candidates is done for further ISI counselling process.

The results have been declared for B.Stat, B.Math, M.Stat, M.Tech (CS) & various other courses. Check Your Result Now!

How to Check ISI Admission Test Result 2018

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download their ISI 2018 result:

  • Go to the official site, i.e. www.isical.ac.in

  • Click on the link available to access the results.

  • A new page will open where you will find result links for different courses.

  • The results for different courses are available in the form of PDFs containing the merit lists.

  • Download the result of ISI Admission Test 2018 for further use.

Details on ISI 2018 Scorecard

ISI 2018 scorecard has the following details:

  • Names of the qualified candidates

  • Candidate's roll number

  • Qualification status

ISI Admission Test 2018 Cut-off

ISI Kolkata releases the cut-off of ISI Admission Test 2018 after result declaration. To meet the ISI Admission Test 2018 cut-off, candidates either have to secure scores above or equal to the cut-off. For admission purpose, the cut-off is pre-determined by ISI Kolkata.

Factors Determining ISI Admission Test 2018 Cut-off

  • Total number of seats

  • Total number of applicants

  • Previous year cut-off

  • Difficulty levels of the entrance test

ISI Admission Test 2018 Result-Important Dates

Event

Date

ISI Admission Test 2018

13th May 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018 Result Declaration

Announced

Merit list and Provisional Seat Allotment

July 2018

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Counselling

  • ISI Admission Test 2018 offline counselling is going to be conducted in the month of July 2018.

  • To participate in the counselling of ISI admissions 2018, short-listing of candidates is done, which is based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance exam.

  • After short-listing, qualified candidates have to first download their call letters and participate in the ISI admission 2018 counselling as per the scheduled date and time mentioned on the call letter.

  • As part of the counselling process, candidates have to carry their original educational certificates/documents along with a set of photocopies for verification at the counselling venue.

  • After qualifying the interview and verification of documents, candidates have to further complete the other admission formalities for seat confirmation.

Documents Required for ISI Admission Test 2018 Counselling

  • 10th standard Mark sheet

  • 12th standard Mark sheet

  • Scorecard

  • Passport size Photographs

  • Admit card

  • Counselling letter from ISI

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Character certificate

  • Transfer or Migration certificate

  • All documents mentioned in Counselling letter

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ISI Admit Card 2018

ISI admit card 2018 has been released by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in online mode. The admit card of ISI 2018 is released for all the candidates who have registered for the entrance exam on April 12, 2018. In order to access the ISI admit card 2018, registered candidates will have to fill their login details and then take a print out of the admit card.

The admit card of ISI mentions candidate's name, date of birth, reporting time and exam centre address. Before taking the print out of the ISI admit card 2018, candidates must verify all the details mentioned on the admit card and must immediately report to the concerned authority in case any discrepancy is found.

Note: ISI 2018 admit card is an important document that candidates must carry to the exam centre. Without the admit card and ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

ISI Admit Card 2018 – Important Dates

Events

Dates

Release of ISI 2018 Admit Card

April 12, 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018

May 13, 2018

How to Download ISI Admit Card 2018

By following the step-by-step procedure mentioned below, candidates can download their admit card:

Step 1: Visit the official website of ISI.

Step 2: Click on the link to download “ISI Admit Card 2018”.

Step 3: To access the admit card, enter the Registration Number and Password and click on “Submit” button.

Step 4: After entering all the details, the admit card of ISI 2018 will be displayed on the screen.

Step 5: Cross-check the details mentioned on the admit card.

Step 6: Take a printout of the admit card for further reference.

Important Instructions Regarding ISI Hall Ticket 2018

  • All the candidates have to carry their admit cards to the examination hall. Without a valid admit card & ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to enter in the exam hall.

  • Candidate and exam details like name of the candidate, date of birth, roll number, exam date, time and testing location are mentioned in the ISI admit card.

  • Candidates must carefully verify all the details mentioned in the ISI 2018 admit card.

  • Candidates must ensure that the ISI 2018 admit card is not folded/distorted.

  • Candidates must read all the instructions printed on ISI 2018 admit card.

Details Mentioned on ISI 2018 Admit Card

The following details will be mentioned on ISI admit card 2018:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Exam Name

  • Date and time of the exam

  • Registration number

  • Photograph & Signature

  • Exam centre name and address

ID Documents Required with ISI 2018 Admit Card

Candidates have to bring any one of the identity proof along with the admit card on the day of the entrance exam:

  • Voter ID

  • Driving License

  • PAN Card

  • College ID

  • Aadhar Card

  • Passport

  • Any other identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer

Discrepancy in ISI Admit Card 2018

Before downloading the hall ticket, candidates must cross-check all the details displayed on the admit card of ISI admission test 2018. In case of any discrepancies, candidates must immediately inform the concerned authorities.

FAQs on ISI Admit Card 2018

1. Who will release the ISI 2018 admit card?

ISI 2018 admit card is released by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

2. How do I access my admit card on the official website of the university?

To access the admit card, candidates have to login by entering their login credentials.

3. Will I get entry into the exam hall without the hall ticket?

Candidates will not be allowed to take the entrance exam without the admit card.

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How to Apply for ISI Admission Test 2018

In order to fill the ISI application form 2018, candidates have to visit ISI Kolkata’s website www.isical.ac.in. Candidates also have to pay the ISI application fee in online or offline mode. Following are the steps that candidates can follow to fill the application form.

Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates first have to register on the official site, i.e. www.isical.ac.in

  • In order to register, candidates have to enter their Name, Email ID, Mobile Number to create a login ID.

  • After creating ID and password, candidates have to log into the website using their credentials.

Step 2: Filling the Form

  • After registering, candidates have to log in and enter their personal and academic details.

  • To proceed further, candidates have to click on the ‘Submit’ tab.

Step 3: Uploading the Images

Candidates have to upload their scanned Photograph and Signature as per the specifications given below.

Image Specifications of Photograph and Signature

Documents

Size

Format

Dimensions

Photograph

50KB

bmp/gif/png/jpg/jpeg

600 pixels (width) - 600 pixels (height)

Signature

30KB

bmp/gif/png/jpg/jpeg

800 pixels (width) - 300 pixels (height)

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee

Candidates can choose to pay the ISI application form 2018 fee either in online or offline mode.

Online payment:

  • Candidates can make online payment via Net banking/Debit Card /Credit Card.

  • Candidates must also note their Transaction ID after making the payment.

Offline Payment:

  • To make offline payment, candidates are required to pay via E-challan.

  • Candidates can pay the fee in cash at any SBI branch, download the E-Challan and take a print out of the same.

  • Candidates must ensure that the challan is duly stamped with the journal Number and code of the branch.

ISI Application Fee 2018

Category

Application Fee

General category

INR 1,000

SC/ST/OBC/NCL

INR 500

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Answer Key

The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata has released the final answer key of ISI Admission Test on 21st May 2018. The answer key is released for the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam in online mode. Using the ISI admission test answer key 2018, candidates can analyse how many questions they answered correctly. Apart from comparing their responses with the ones given in the answer key, candidates can also predict their probable scores.

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Important Dates of ISI Admission Test 2018 Answer Key

Event

Dates

ISI Admission Test 2018

13th May, 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018 Final Answer Key

21st May, 2018

Steps to Download ISI Admission Test 2018 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer key of ISI Admission Test 2018:

  • Visit the official site of ISI Admission Test, www.isical.ac.in/~admission/

  • Click on the link available for downloading the final answer key.

  • Once you click on the link, ISI Answer Key 2018 for all sets will be displayed on the screen.

  • Cross-check your answers with those mentioned in the answer key.  

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ISI Admission Test 2018 Conducting Body

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.

ISI Admission Test 2018 Important Dates

Event

Date

Availability of ISI Admission Test 2018 Application Form

7th February, 2018

Last date to Submit ISI Admission Test 2018 Application Form

9th March, 2018

Release of ISI Admit Card 2018

11th April, 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018

13th May, 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018 Result Declaration

June 2018

Merit list and Provisional Seat Allotment

July 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018 Exam Centres

Pune

Raipur

Siliguri

Mumbai

Mangalore

Silchar

Varanasi

Visakhapatnam

Vijayawada

Shillong

Surat

Nagpur

Bengaluru

Patna

Durgapur

Tezpur

Indore

Guwahati

Kharagpur

Kolkata

Malda

Ranchi

Cochin

Dehradun

Delhi

Jamshedpur

Chandigarh

Bhubaneswar

Imphal

Chennai

Kanpur

Hyderabad

Agartala

Dibrugarh

Jaipur

Coimbatore

Ahmedabad

Guntur

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Contact Details

Address: Indian Statistical Institute, 203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata, 700108, India.

Phone number: 033-25752001

Website: https://www.isical.ac.in/

 

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