**Applications are invited for the following programmes from
the candidates having qualifications as shown against each programme.
Stipend/Fellowship as mentioned against each programme will be available to the
deserving candidates. **

**1. 3-year B.Stat. (Hons.)** **:** Successful completion of 10+2
years of Higher Secondary
Education or equivalent with Mathematics
and English. Stipend Rs. 800/- per month. (**Offered at Kolkata**).

**2. 3-year B.Math. (Hons.)** **:**
Successful completion of 10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent
with Mathematics and English. Stipend
Rs. 800/- per month. (**Offered at Bangalore**). **Candidates for the above
two programmes,** ** who have
qualified for the Indian National Mathematical
Olympiad test, conducted by the National Board for Higher Mathematics,
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, need not sit for the written test;
such candidates would be directly called for interview. However, such
candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application form.**

**3. 2-year M.Stat**. **: ** 3 - year
Bachelor’s degree with Statistics as full subject, or a B. Stat./B. Math. degree from
the Indian Statistical Institute
or a Statistician’s Diploma/
Senior Diploma in
Statistics from the
Indian Statistical Institute.
Stipend Rs.1200/- per month.

**(The
first year of B- and NB- Streams of M.
Stat. are held at Kolkata and Applications Specialization, if offered, is held at Delhi). **

**4. 2-year M.Math**. **:** 3-year Bachelor’s degree or a
B.E./B.Tech. degree, with Mathematics
and an exceptionally strong
background in Analysis and Abstract Algebra** **or a B.Stat./B.Math. degree
from the Indian Statistical Institute. Stipend Rs. 1200/- per month. (**Offered
at Bangalore**).

**5. 2-year Master
of Science (M.S.) in Quantitative Economics :** 3-year Bachelor’s degree
in Economics / Mathematics /
Statistics/ Physics or a B.Stat. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute. Engineering
graduates are also eligible. Candidates should have knowledge of Economics and
Mathematics at the B.A./B.Sc. pass level. Stipend Rs.1200/- per month (**Offered
at Kolkata & Delhi**).

**6.
2-year Master of Science (M.S.) in Library and Information Science :** 3-year Bachelor’s degree
in any discipline. **The candidates must have secured at least 60%
marks in the Bachelors’ degree. **Stipend
Rs. 1200/- per month. **(Offered at Bangalore)**.

**7. 2-year M.Tech. in Computer Science** **: **(i)
Master's degree in Mathematics/Statistics/ Physics/ Electronic Sciences/
Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology or, (ii)
Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or any other qualification
considered equivalent (such as AMIE or, GRAD-IETE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level).
Stipend Rs. 5000/- per month. (**Offered at Kolkata**). **A candidate with
a valid GATE score above a threshold (to be decided by the Selection Committee)
in his/her own subject would be directly called for interview. However, such
candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application form. **

**8. 2-year
M.Tech. in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research** **:** (i)
Master's degree in Statistics or Master's degree in Mathematics with
Probability and Statistics as major subjects or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology
or equivalent or PG diploma in SQC & OR from the Indian Statistical
Institute and (ii) Knowledge of Mathematics at graduate level and knowledge of
Physics and Chemistry at Higher Secondary level. Stipend Rs. 5000/- per month.
(**Offered at Kolkata**).** **

**A candidate who was asked to discontinue
any of the above programmes is not eligible for readmission to the same
programme. **

**9. Junior Research
Fellowships** **: **

**(a) Statistics :** (i) A good academic
record with M.Stat., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics or, (ii)
outstanding mathematical maturity with B.Stat./B.Math., B.A./B.Sc. or
equivalent degree with Statistics as the main subject.

**(b) Mathematics :**
(i) A good academic record with M.Stat., M.Math., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent
degree in Mathematics or, (ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with
B.Stat./B.Math., B.A./B.Sc. or equivalent degree with Mathematics as the main
subject.

**(c) Quantitative Economics : **(i) A good academic record with
M.S.(QE), M.Stat., M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Statistics/ Mathematics /
Economics/ Econometrics or, (ii) outstanding mathematical maturity with
B.A./B.Sc. degree with Economics as the main subject. A candidate possessing a
Master's degree in any subject with Mathematics/Statistics at B.A./B.Sc. (Pass)
level is also eligible.

**(d) Computer Science :** A good academic record
with M.E./ M.Tech. or equivalent degree in Electronics/ Telecommunication/
Radio Physics/ Computer Science/ Electrical Engineering/Microwave Communications/
Information Technology/Bioinformatics/Biotechnology with Mathematics as a
compulsory subject at the graduate level or a good academic record with M.Sc./
M.C.A./ M.A. or equivalent degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/
Electronic Sciences/Computer Science/ Atmospheric Science/ Information
Technology/Bioinformatics/Biotechnology with Mathematics as a compulsory
subject at the graduate level. Outstanding candidates having B.E./ B.Tech./
equivalent degree in the above subjects will also be eligible.

**(e) Quality,
Reliability and Operations Research : **A good academic record with M.
Tech./M.E./ M.S/M. Phil or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations
Research or a good academic record with M. Stat./M. Sc./M.A. or equivalent
degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics with Mathematics as a compulsory
subject at the graduate level.
Outstanding candidates having B.E./B. Tech./equivalent degree in the
above subjects will also be eligible.

**(f) Biological Anthropology :** A good academic record with
M.Sc. in Anthropology (with specialization in Physical/Biological
Anthropology)/Human Biology/ Human Genetics/ Genetics/ Molecular Genetics/
Biotechnology .

**(g) Physics and
Applied Mathematics** **: **A good academic record with M.Sc. in Physics /
Mathematics / Statistics.

**(h) Agriculture & Ecology : **A good
academic record with M.Sc. in Botany (with specialization in Plant
Physiology/Biochemistry)/ Environmental
Science/Microbiology/Zoology/Physiology.

**(i) Sociology : **A good
academic record with M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Sociology/ Economics/
Agricultural Economics or any other subject in Social Sciences.

**(j) Human
Genetics : **A good academic record with M. Sc. in
Biochemistry/Biophysics/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Genetics/Human
Genetics/Zoology.

**(k) Psychology : **A good academic record with
M.A./M.Sc. in Psychology/Applied Psychology.

**(l) Demography : **A good academic record with Master’s degree in
Statistics/Demography/Economics/ Population Science/Population Studies/ Applied
Mathematics.** **

**(m) Library and Information Science : **A good academic
record with** **Associateship in Documentation and Information Science
of the Indian Statistical Institute or
INSDOC or Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with at least 55%
marks in undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes.** **

**Fellowship for
9(a) to 9(m) : i) applicants with M.E./M.Tech. or equivalent : Rs. 14000/- per
month and ii) others : Rs. 12000/- per month. A special fellowship of Rs.
15000/- per month is also available for outstanding candidates in each of the
subjects: (i) Statistics, (ii)
Mathematics, (iii) Computer Science, and (iv) Quantitative Economics. **Details are available in the Prospectus.
** **

**9(a) and 9(b) are offered at
Kolkata, Delhi & Bangalore; 9(c) is offered at Kolkata and Delhi; 9(e) is
offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai; 9(f) is offered at Kolkata
& Hyderabad; 9(m) is offered only at Bangalore. Remaining JRF programmes
are offered only at Kolkata.**

Selection of candidates is based on academic
record, written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute. **Due
consideration is given to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged candidates for all
programmes from 1 to 8 above (excluding
Junior Research Fellowship programmes ).** Detailed procedures for
selection of the candidates who have been offered Junior Research Fellowships
by the CSIR/ NBHM are available in the prospectus. Limited hostel facilities
are available. Candidates who are due to complete the qualifying examinations
before **01 July 2009** may also apply.

Prospectus and application form can
be obtained from the following offices of Indian Statistical Institute by post
or in person:

**(a)** Dean of
Studies, Indian Statistical Institute,
203 B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108,

**(b)** Head, Delhi Centre, Indian
Statistical Institute, 7, S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, Near Qutab Hotel, Opposite
Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi 110 016,

**(c)** Head, Bangalore Centre, Indian
Statistical Institute, 8st Mile, Mysore Road, R. V. College P.O.,
Bangalore 560 059,

**(d)** Head,
SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 110 Nelson Manickam
Road (1 floor), Aminjikarai, Chennai 600 029,

**(e)** Head, SQC & OR
Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Street No. 8, Habshiguda, Hyderabad 500
007, by paying an amount of **Rs. 450/-(Rs. 225/- for reserved categories)**
in cash (from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on working days from Monday to Friday) or by **bank
draft drawn in favour of “Indian Statistical Institute” **payable at **Kolkata
(proper)**. Request for application forms should have mailing address in
CAPITALS. **Postal orders, Money orders and Cheques will not be accepted . **Prospectus,
Application form and Sample Questions are also available on our website **http://www.isical.ac.in/~deanweb**
in PDF format. Candidates who want to
send the downloaded application form should read carefully the instructions
given in the website before filling in the application form.

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**Distribution
of Prospectus and Application Form : ****10 February 2009 to
06 March 2009 **

**Last date for
receiving completed Application Form :
27 March 2009 **

**Date of Selection Test (India and abroad) : 10 May 2009 **