ISI Chennai currently offers the first year of M.Stat. NB-stream. In the second year, the students go to ISI Kolkata to complete their specialization.A detailed description of the M.Stat. Program can be found in the brochure.


           Students with a 3-years Bachelor's degree with statistics as a full subject are eligible to apply for the M.Stat. program. Selection of students is based on past academic record, and performance in entrance tests and in an interview. Information regarding the admission process is advertised in major Indian newspapers and on our website in February of each year. The entrance tests are held in May, and interviews are usually held in June. New sessions start in late July. Samplequestion papers with syllabus can be found here. The current revised syllabus of M.Stat can be found here.

Hostel facilities and Scholorships

          Hostel accomodation is given on a merit-cum-need basis subject to availability. At the current time, hostel accomodation is available to all admitted students. A stipend is offered to all admitted students (currently Rs.5000 per month). The stipend is valid initially for the first semester. The amount of stipend for subsequent semesters depends on academic performance and conduct.

Academic Calender and Time Table

Academic Calender

List of Holidays

Time Table

End term Schedule