ISI Admission Test 2021: Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Exam Date

Jul 18, 2021

Result Date

Aug 2, 2021

Jun 17, 2021 | Engineering, Science


Latest Updates: 

  • Jun 16, 2021: Indian Statistical Institute has reopened the application forms for ISI Admission Test from Jun 17, 2021 to Jun 20, 2021. The registration will close at 10:00 PM, Jun 20, 2021 and all the registered candidates must submit their applications before 11:30 PM, Jun 20, 2021.
  • Jun 15, 2021: Indian Statistical Institute has rescheduled the JRF-Statistics test for Jul 25, 2021. Other admission tests are rescheduled for Jul 18, 2021.



ISI 2021 Introduction

  • About: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) gives an opportunity to get admission in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, diploma and doctorate programmes.

  • Authority: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is conducted by Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta for admissions to various UG and PG Programmes.

  • Courses: Through Indian Statistical Institute Exam, candidates can get admissions into B.Stat (Hons.), B.Math (Hons.), M.Stat, M.Math, MS (QE), MS (QMS), MS (LIS), M.Tech (CS), M.Tech (CRS), M.Tech (QROR), PG Diplomas and Research Fellowships programmes.

  • Level: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a National Level entrance examination.

  • ISI Admission Test consists of 2 parts:
    • Section A of the test contains multiple choice questions in Mathematics and logical reasoning. The questions are of the undergraduate level.
    • Section B of the test contains descriptive, short answer questions from Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, and Engineering & Technology.
  • Candidates have to get the qualifying marks in both the sections to clear the Cut-Off for ISI 2021.

ISI 2021 Highlights

The following table shows main aspects of the ISI 2021 Admission Test. 

Overview Of ISI 2021

Examination Name

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)

Mode Of Exam


Organized By

Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta

Total No of Questions

Part 1 - 30 Questions

Part 2 - 70 Questions

Exam Type



4 Hours (2 - 2 hour each paper)

  • ISI has four campuses situated in Chennai, Tezpur, Delhi, and Bangalore.
  • Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam Syllabus and previous years ISI Entrance Exam question papers can be downloaded from the official website for reference.

ISI 2021 Important Dates

  • Application Form: Candidates can start applying for ISI 2021 from Feb 1, 2021 and the registration process will be closed on Jun 20, 2021.

  • Admit Card: Admit Card of ISI 2021 will available to download on the official website from Jul 1, 2021.

  • Exam Date: ISI 2021 will be conducted on Jul 18, 2021 (Except JRF in Statistics) and Jul 25, 2021 (JRF in Statistics).

  • Get more Information about ISI 2021 Important Dates section.

ISI Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification: Candidate applying for ISI 2021 should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent with English and Mathematics subjects.

  • Age Criteria: For ISI 2021, Candidate's age is to be above 18 years.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Eligibility section.

ISI Entrance 2021 Syllabus

  • Question Level: Questions will be designed to test the candidate's aptitude level.

  • Sections of the paper: The ISI 2021 paper consists of two papers:

    • Section A of the test contains multiple choice questions in Mathematics and logical reasoning. The questions are of the undergraduate level.
    • Section B of the test contains descriptive, short answer questions from Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, and Engineering & Technology.
  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Syllabus section.

ISI 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: ISI 2021 is conducted only in offline mode.

  • Duration: Candidates have to complete the ISI 2021 within a duration of 4 hours.

  • Total Number of Questions: There will be a total of 100 questions, 30 from Paper-1 and 70 from Paper-2.

  • Marks Allotment: It will be different for each course.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Exam Pattern section.

ISI 2021 Application Form

  • Registration Mode: Candidates interested in taking admission in the ISI Participating Institutes can fill ISI 2021 Admission Test form online on the official website.

  • Registration Fee:

    • The registration fees for the ISI 2021 Exam is INR 700 (General) and INR 350 (OBC/ST/SC/PH).

    • Payment can be made through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

  • Document Upload: Candidate needs to upload the scanned document while filling the Application. Scanned Documents such as Photograph and Signature.

  • Acknowledgment Slip: Candidate will receive the Acknowledgement Slip only after the successful submission of Application Form.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Application Form section.

ISI 2021 Exam Centres

  • Exam Centres: ISI 2021 will be conducted across 39 centers across the country.

  • Exam Centre Selection: Candidates needs to choose the Exam Centre according to there convenience. Candidates will have an option to select two Exam Centres.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Exam Centres section.

ISI 2021 Admit Card

  • Availability: After successful registration for ISI 2021, the candidates will receive the admit card on the official website.

  • Credentials: Candidates need to enter their Application Number and Password to download the Admit Card of ISI 2021.

  • Information Printed: Information such as Candidates Name, Signature, Photograph, Exam Centre, Exam Date, Exam Timings, Thumb Print & Instructions.

  • ID Proof: Candidate needs to carry his/ her Photo Identity Proof along with the Admit Card.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Admit Card section.

ISI 2021 Results

  • Availability: Candidates can check their ISI 2021 Result on the official website of ISI, Kolkata by entering the login details.

  • Declaration Date: ISI 2021 Results will be announced on the official website.

  • Merit List: Merit list will be prepared based on the score obtained in the ISI 2021. The merit list will be updated only after the ISI 2021 Results are announced.

  • Validation: ISI 2021 Result will be valid only for one year.

  • Get more information about ISI 2021 Results section.

ISI 2020 Counselling

  • Selection Process: ISI 2020 selection procedure will be based on the Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test (WAT) and is releasing on November 3, 2020. All the selection round performance will decide the final selection for the admission.

  • Shortlisted Candidate: Candidates who have scored above the cutoff are shortlisted. The ISI 2020 cutoff can be either in the form of percentile or score.

  • Documents Required: Candidate needs to carry documents such as Admit Card, Counselling Letter, Photograph, Original mark sheets etc. for the ISI 2020 Counselling.

  • Educational Certificate: Candidate must carry all the educational certificates along with the photocopies of those documents.

  • Get more information about ISI 2020 Counselling section.




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