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Indian Statistical Institute invites applications for various programmes including Junior Research Fellowship

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Kolkata: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata has released admission notification for various programmes for the session 2017-18. The various courses in which applications have been invited are as follows:   B Stat (Hons), B Math (Hons), M Stat, M Math, MS (Quantitative Economics), MS (Quality Management Science), MS (Library and Information Science), M Tech (Computer Science), M Tech (Quality, Reliability and Operations Research), PG Diplomas and Research Fellowships. The notification has mentioned that Stipends/Fellowships are available to deserved candidates.

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is available in 12 subject areas: JRF in Statistics, JRF in Mathematics, JRF in Quantitative Economics, JRF in Computer Science, JRF in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research, JRF in Physics, JRF in Library and Information Science, JRF in Sociology, JRF in Geology, JRF in Psychology, JRF in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, and JRF in Linguistics.

Fellowships Benefits:  The Indian Statistical Institute will provides fellowships amount are given below: Applicants with ME/M Tech or equivalent: Rs 28000/‐ per month and ii) others: Rs 25000/‐ per month. A special fellowship is also available for outstanding candidates in each of the following subjects: (i) Statistics, (ii) Mathematics, (iii) Computer Science, (iv) Quantitative Economics and (v) Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (Details are available in the Prospectus).

Selection Procedure for JRF: Indian Statistical Institute informed that selection of candidates will be based on performance in written tests and interviews conducted by the Institute. Past academic record may also be taken into consideration for the final selection of candidates.

For detailed procedures for selection of the candidates who have been offered Junior Research

Fellowships by the CSIR/NBHM, candidates should refer the prospectus, available at the institute’s official portal.

Key Dates: The applications will be received via online mode on the official website of the institute http://www.isical.ac.in/ . Online application registration will start from 08 February 2017 while the registration will close on 10 March 2017. Payment of Application Fee will start from 10 February while it fee payment will close on 15 March 2017.  The ISI Test will be conducted on 14 May 2017 at various centres all over India.

Eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programmes offered by ISI:

Statistics: (i) M Stat degree from ISI, or (ii) MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics or, (iii) B Stat/B Math from ISI with outstanding maturity in Statistics, or (iv) BA/B Sc, BE/B Tech or equivalent degree with Statistics as a subject and outstanding maturity in Statistics (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai).

Mathematics: (i) M Stat/M Math degree from ISI, or (ii) MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics or, (iii) ME/M Tech degree or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject, or (iv) B Stat/B Math degree from ISI with outstanding maturity in Mathematics, or (iv) BA/B Sc, BE/B Tech or equivalent degree with Mathematics as a subject and outstanding maturity in Mathematics (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai).

Quantitative Economics: (i) MS(QE)/ M Stat degree from ISI, or (ii) MA/M Sc or equivalent degree in Statistics/Mathematics/ Economics/Econometrics or, (iii) BA/B Sc degree with Economics as a subject with outstanding mathematical maturity, or (iv) BE/B Tech degree with Economics and Mathematics/Statistics as subjects (Offered at Kolkata and Delhi).

Computer Science: (i) ME/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, or (ii) M Stat/M Sc/MCA/ MA or equivalent degree in Physics/Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Statistics/Electronic Sciences/Computer Science/ Atmospheric Science/Information Technology/Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology with Mathematics as a subject at the graduate level, or (iii) BE/B Tech or equivalent degree in the above subjects with Outstanding maturity in relevant subjects (Offered at Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai).

Quality, Reliability & Operations Research: (i) M Tech/ME/MS/M Phil or equivalent degree in Quality/Reliability/Operations Research, or (ii) M Stat/M Sc/MA or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Physics with Mathematics as a subject at the graduate level, or (iii) BE/B Tech or equivalent degree in the above subjects with Outstanding maturity in relevant subjects (Offered at Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai).

Physics: A consistently good academic record with M Sc in Physics/Mathematics/Statistics (Offered at Kolkata).

Agriculture & Ecology: A good academic record with (1) M Sc in Botany/Zoology/Biochemistry/Microbiology or (2) M Sc in Botany/ Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Agriculture (Offered at Kolkata).

Geology: A good academic record with M Sc in Geology or equivalent (Offered at Kolkata).

Library and Information Science: At least high second class in MS (LIS) awarded by ISI or Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (awarded by ISI or NISCAIR/INSDOC) or its equivalent degree (such as Master’s degree in LIS from any Indian/Foreign University) with at least 55% marks in undergraduate (BA/B Sc/B Com or its equivalent and also in BLISc if applicable) programme (Offered at Bengaluru).

Linguistics: A MA degree in Linguistics/Applied linguistics with minimum 55% marks (Offered at Kolkata).

Sociology: A MA/M Sc or equivalent Master’s degree in Social Anthropology / Sociology (Offered at Giridih).

Psychology: A MA/M Sc degree in Psychology or Applied Psychology (Offered at Kolkata).

For eligibility criteria in other programmes, candidates should refer the admission notification and admission prospectus available on the official website of ISI.

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), a unique  institute devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Headquarters of ISI is located in Kolkata while there are four centres located in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur. Research in Statistics and related disciplines is the primary activity of the Institute.

 

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