Form Date: 10 Mar - 10 Apr 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 10 Mar - 10 Apr 2021

ISI ADMISSION TEST Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,250
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Courses:B.STAT, M.STAT
  • Streams:Science

ISI Admission Test 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - February 11 2021 by Akriti Maurya

ISI Admission Test 2021 or Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test is organised to offer admission into UG, PG and PhD programmes in the fields of Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics,  Computer Science, Quality, Reliability & Operations Research (QR&OR). The candidates will be admitted into B. Stat (Hons.), B. Maths (Hons.), M. Math, M. Tech (CS), MS (QMS), MS (QE) etc. The exam is held once a year by Indian Statistical Institute at the National level. Those who are seeking to apply can read the whole article to know more about ISI Entrance Examination 2021.

ISI Admission Test 2021 Important Dates

Applicants can check below in the table ISI Admission Dates 2021:

ISI Entrance Exam Dates 2021
EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Release of Notification14 February 2021
Starting of application form14 February 2021
Last date to submit the application form14 March 2021
Last date for fee payment14 March 2021
Release of admit cardApril 2021
ISI 2021 exam2nd week of May 2021
Release of answer key2nd week of May 2021
Last date to submit objections2nd week of May 2021
Announcement of result4th week of May 2021
Release of 1st admission list1st week of July 2021

ISI Admission Test 2021 Application Form

Here we are mentioning the ISI Admission Test 2021 Application Form details. 

  • The application form can be filled through the Online Mode only.
  • The enrollment form will be released soon on the official website.
  • Applicants need to fill the personal details, academics details, communication details, address, etc. in the admission form.
  • Also, they need to upload the scanned copy of the signature and the passport size photograph in form. The photographs must be with size of 100-150 KB, and the signature should be of 50-100 KB in the jpeg/jpg
  • Students are requested to fill the filled form and take the printout of the confirmation page for future references.
  • Without the fee payment, the form will not be considered.

ISI Admission Test 2021 Enrollment Fee

Candidates can check underneath category-wise fee details of ISI Admission 2021. Fee once paid will not be refunded.

ISI Examination Fee 2021
 Male applicants in the unreserved (General) categoryRs 1250/-
 Female applicants in the unreserved (General) categoryRs 750/-
(OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD) category candidatesRs 625/-
Mode of Payment - using Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking. Additional bank
charges will be applicable. Within 24 hours of payment of the application fee, the applicant should receive the payment confirmation by email from.

Documents to be uploaded in ISI Admission Form

The scanned copies of the following documents are needed for uploading:

  • The first and last pages of passport in case nationality is not INDIAN
  • Marksheets/ grade cards for all school/ college/ university examinations taken, starting with the 10th standard or equivalent
  • Valid caste (SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL) and/or disability certificates if and as applicable
  • INMO Certificate issued by NBHM (for B.Stat./B.Math.)
  • GATE score card (for M.Tech. (CS/CrS)) 
  • Employment details (non-mandatory) if applicable

ISI Admission Test 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants must fulfil below given ISI Admission Test 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

ISI Admission 2021 UG & PG Eligibility Criteria
CoursesEligibility Requirements
Bachelor of Statistics (Hons)10+2 years of Higher Secondary Education (or its equivalent) with Mathematics and English as subjects. 
Bachelor of Mathematics (Hons)
 Master of Statistics
  • 3-year Bachelor’s degree or a BE/B.Tech. degree with Statistics as a subject,


  • B. Math. degree from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI),


  • PG Diploma in Statistical Methods and Analytics from ISI
Master of Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics


  • B. Stat. degree from ISI


  •  BE/B. Tech. degree with Mathematics as a subject
Master of Science in Quantitative EconomicsBachelor's degree in any stream with Mathematics as a subject at the (10+2) level.
Master of Science in Quality Mgt ScienceBachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject, or BE/B. Tech. degree
Master of Science in Library & Information ScienceShould have passed Bachelor's degree 
Master of Technology in Computer Science
  • Should hold a B.Tech./B.E. (or equivalent) degree from a recognised board.


  • Should hold a master's degree in any subject and have passed Mathematics at the 10+2 level. 
Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security
Master of Technology in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research
  • Master's degree in Statistics with Physics and Chemistry at the (10+2) level


  • a Master's degree in Mathematics with Statistics as a subject at the UG or PG level and Physics and Chemistry at the (10+2) level 


  • B.E./B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered (such as AMIE).


ISI Admission 2021 Dip PG and Research Programs Eligibility Criteria
CoursesEligibility Requirements
PG Dip in Statistical Methods and Analytics
  • UG degree with Mathematics as a subject


  • B.E./B.Tech. degree or any other qualification considered equivalent 
PG Dip in Agricultural and Rural Management with Statistical
Methods and Analytics
Bachelor's degree with Mathematics/Statistics as a subject at the intermediate (10+2) level. 
JRF (Statistics)M.Stat. degree from ISI, or M.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in
JRF (Mathematics)M.Stat./M.Math. degree from ISI, or M.A./M.Sc. or
equivalent degree in Mathematics or M.E./M.Tech. degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject
JRF (Quantitative Economics)Master's degree with Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
JRF (Computer Science)

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 subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level


M. Stat./ M.Sc./ M.C.A./ M.A. or equivalent degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Electronic Sciences/ Computer Science/ Atmospheric Science/Applied Mathematics/ 
Information Technology/ Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology with Mathematics as a subject at UG or PG level.

JRF (Quality, Reliability & Operations Research)M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil. or equivalent degree in Quality/ Reliability/ Operations Research, or M.Stat./ M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics with Mathematics as a subject at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
JRF (Physics)M. Sc. degree in Physics
JRF (Development Studies)Masters or M.Phil. degree in Development Studies, Economics, Agricultural Economics, or any equivalent degree.
JRF (Biological Science)
  • Human Genetics: an M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Molecular Biology/ Genetics/ Zoology/ Neurosciences/ Biotechnology.
  • Agricultural and Ecological Research: an M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Botany/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences.
JRF (Library and Information Science)M.S. (LIS) awarded by ISI or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (awarded by ISI or NISCAIR/INSDOC) or its equivalent degree 

ISI Admission Test 2021 Pattern

Applicants who are seeking to appear for the exam must know ISI Admission Test 2021 Pattern:

  • Mode of Examination: through the Offline Mode (Pen Paper-based Test).
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Question 
  • Sections: The question paper will be divided into two sections (Section A and Section B).
  • Duration of the Examination: 02 hours (120 Minutes).
  • Marking Scheme: The marking scheme will vary for the various courses.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

ISI Admission Test 2021 Admit Card

ISI Admission Test 2021 Admit Card along with the (unique) Registration Number will be generated after the form submission.

  • There will be a separate hall ticket for each test.
  • Once the admit card(s) is/are generated, applicants will be notified by e-mail.
  • The candidates will have to download the same from the Dashboard of their account at the application portal.
  • They will be required to carry hard copies of the admit card(s) to the test centres on the day of the Admission Test.
  • The applicants must keep a copy of the admission ticket for future reference.

ISI Admission Test 2021 Answer Key

ISI Admission Test 2021 Answer Key will be declared through the online mode. The authority will first release the provisional Key. The candidates can download the Answer Key from the official website.

  • The Key will be available after a few days of the Entrance Test.
  • The examinees will be allowed to raise the objection regarding Answer Key if there is any discrepancy in it.
  • After scrutiny, the authority will release the final key.
  • With the help of key, the candidates can estimate the marks that they can obtain in the entrance test. 

ISI Admission Test 2021 Result

ISI 2021 Result will be declared on the official website. The student can check the Result by entering their User Credentials.

  • The ISI Admission Test 2021 Result will be declared after the exam will be over, and the final answer key will be declared.
  • The Result will be declared in the form of the merit list.
  • The candidates will be invited for the interview and the document verification process based on their scores.
  • The seat allocation list and the waiting list will be released by the authority for which the examinees need to carry the documents for the document verification to take admission.
    • 10th and 12th Mark Sheets and Certificate
    • ISI 2021 Admit Card and Result
    • Medical Fitness Certificate
    • Transfer Certificate
    • Passport Size Photographs, Etc.

ISI Admission Test Centres 2021

The candidates need to select the exam centres from given list while filling the form:

AmritsarChennaiGurgaonKolkataNew Delhi

ISI Admission Test 2021 Highlights

Check hereby for ISI Entrance Test 2021 short details:

ISI Admission Basic Details 2021
Exam NameISI Admission Test 2021
Full-FormIndian Statistical Institue
Exam TypesUG, PG, PG Diploma and PhD Level
Exam LevelNational Level
Conducting BodyIndian Statistical Institute
Official Website
Email Id[email protected]


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Admit card02 May 2021 (Tentative)
Exam Date10 May 2021 (Tentative)
Form Date10 Mar - 10 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
Result31 May 2021 (Tentative)


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Question Paper Type :

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Form Start Date:

10 Mar 2021

Form End Date:

10 Apr 2021

The forms will open on 10 Mar 2021



Examination Date (Online):

10 May 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 1,250

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