Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, India

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Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) engages in the research, teaching, and application of statistics to the natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. It was till then, loosely affiliated with the University of Calcutta.

The Headquarters of ISI is located in the northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata. Additionally, there are two Centres located in Delhi and Bangalore. Research in Statistics and related disciplines is the primary activity of the Institute. Teaching activities are undertaken mainly in Kolkata, Delhi and Bangalore. Offices of the Institute located in several other cities in India are primarily engaged in projects and consultancy in Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research'.

The International Statistical Education Centre (ISEC), was opened in 1950, and is operated by the Indian Statistical Institute under the auspices of the Government of India. This Centre has been providing training in Statistics to sponsored students mainly from the countries of the Middle East, South and South East Asia, the Far East and the Commonwealth Countries of Africa. The Centre also offers various short-term courses in Statistics and related subjects.

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Academic Programme in Kolkata:

B.Stat. (Hons.) (3 years)
M.Stat. (2 years)
M.Math. (2 years)
M.S. in Quantitative Economics (2 years)
M.Tech. in Computer Science (2 years)
M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (2 years)

Certificate/Diploma course in Computer Programming & Applications (1+1 years)

Part-time course in Statistical Methods and Applications (1 year)
Intensive course in Programming and Application of Electronic Computers (10 weeks)

Junior/Senior Research Fellowship (2+2.5 years)
Specialist Development Programme in SQC (2 years)

v. Doctor of Philosophy: ISI awards Ph.D. degrees in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science and Quality, Reliability and Operations Research, and other subjects related to Statistics, to eligible research fellows.

Academic Programme in Delhi:

M.Stat. (2 years)
M.S. in Quantitative Economics (2 years)

Part-time course in Statistical Methods and Applications (1 year)

Junior/Senior Research Fellowship (2+2.5 years)
Specialist Development Programme in SQC (2 years)

Library Facilities:

The Central Library of ISI is located at Kolkata with a network extending to other locations of the Institute. The Central Library at Kolkata has over 200,000 volumes of books and journals besides many official  reports, reprints,maps, microfilms and microfiches.


1. Kolkata Campus

2. Delhi Campus

3. Bangalore Campus

Outlying Offices

  • Chennai

  • Coimbatore

  • Giridih

  • Hyderabad

  • Mumbai

  • Pune

  • Vadodora

Contact Us:

Indian Statistical Institute,
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road,
Kolkata 700108,
Phone: 033-25752001 (Operator), 25752500 (Admissions), 2575-3304 (Director's Office), 25778597 (Guest House)
Fax: 033-25776680 (General), 25776925 (Director's Office)
Email: postmaster(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
8th Mile, Mysore Road,
R.V.College Post,
Bangalore 560059, India
Phone: 080-28483002, 28483003,28483004, 28483006   
Fax: 080-28484265
Email: postmaster(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
7 S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg,
New Delhi 110016, India
Phone: 011-41493900, 41493980, 41493901, 41493942, 41493968
Fax: 011-41493981
Email: postmaster(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
37 Nelson Manickam Road,
Chateau D'Ampa, Aminjikarai,
Chennai 600029, India
Phone: 044-23740612, 23740218,23740371
Fax: 044-23740256
Email: info(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
First Floor,514, Mettupalayam Road
North Coimbatore
Coimbatore 641043
Phone: 0422-2452197, 2441192
Fax: 91-422-2451805
Email: isicbc(at)

Indian Statistical Institute,
Street No. 8, Habsiguda,
Hyderabad 500007, India
Phone: 040-27153984, 27171906,27179402
Fax: 040-27173602
Email: isihyd(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
3rd Floor, Room No. 320
Central Government Offices Building
(Pratistha Bhavan)
101, Maharshi Karve Road
Mumbai 400020,
Phone: 022-22014588, 22004574
Fax: 022-22004574
Email: isibombay(at)


Indian Statistical Institute,
B-9, B-Wing, 3rd Floor
MHADA Bulding
Near Gandhi Bhavan
Survey Number 36, Kothrud
Pune 411038,
Phone: 020-25386844
Fax: 020-25386844
Email: isipune(at)


Indian Statistical Institute
401 Tirthak Flats
54/1 Arunoday Society, Alkapuri
Vadodora 390007,
Phone: 0265-2314536
Fax: 0265-2313261
Email: isi_brd(at)


Indian Statistical Institute
"Rose Villa"
P.O. New Barganda
Giridih 815 301
Phone: 0653-222034

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