ISI Admission Test 2018

ISI Admission TestISI Admission Test 2018 - Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata has released the final answer key of ISI admission test on May 21 in online mode. The institute has opened the gateway to challenge the online answer key on May 18. Candidates who are not satisfied with the answers provided in the answer key can challenge it till May 22. The answer key and recorded respones of candidates in the entrance exam were released on May 17 in online mode. The institute conducted ISI Admission Test 2018 on May 13 in offline mode for M.Tech admissions in CS, QROR and CrS programmes. The admit card of ISI admission test 2018 was available from April 12. Through ISI Admission Test, qualified candidates will be offered admission into 35 M.Tech seats in CS, 25 seats in QROP and 20 seats in CrS. ISI Kolkata will also offer admission to its M.Tech in CS programmes based on candidates GATE scores. The result of ISI Admission Test 2018 will be declared in June, while the counselling will be held in July 2018. ISI application form 2018 was available in online mode from February 7 to March 20, 2018 (5 pm). However, candidates could pay the application fee for ISI Admission Test 2018 from February 9 to March 22. If you wish to know more details about ISI Admission Test 2018, read through the article below.

 

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Quick Facts About ISI Admission Test 2018

Exam Name

Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test

Commonly called as

ISI Admission Test

Exam conducting authority

Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata

Application Procedure

Online

M.Tech courses offered

M.Tech (CS), M.Tech (CrS), M.Tech (QROR)

Exam Type

Offline Mode (Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions)

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It must be noted that INMO Awardees are not required to appear in the entrance test (ISI Admission Test 2018). For such candidates, the test is waived off. Candidates with Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO) awards conducted by the National Board of Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy (Govt. of India), had to send the scanned copies of the following documents at [email protected] and [email protected] on or before April 27 with the subject line - Written Test Waiver for INMO Awardees. 

 

Documents to be mailed: 

  • INMO Award Certificate and/or

  • Your letter of Invitation to the IMOTC   

ISI Answer Key 2018

 

The answer key of ISI 2018 have been released on May 14. Candidates can download the answer key for M.Tech CS, CrS and QROR from the links below. Candidates can also challenge the answer key of ISI M.Tech admission test 2018 from May 17 to 22 , in case they find any discrepancy in the answer key of ISI admission. 

 

How to challenge the answer key of ISI 2018?

  • Click on the link given above 
  • Pay the answer key challenge amount. The prescribed amount for challenge of each recorded response/ answer key is Rs 100 plus 2.5% bank/ credit card related charges which will be required to be paid online only. 
  • Check the respones as marked in the exam with the ones' provided in the answer key.
  • Challenge the answer key within the time specified, if not satisfied.

Important Instructions to be followed while challenging the answer key 

  • If the challenge will be found valid, the challenge fee paid will be refunded to the candidates after deduction of the applicable bank/ credit card related charge.
  • In case, an error occurs in the answer key released, a policy decision will be notified on the website which will be applicable to all candidates who appeared for the test and the challenge fee will be refunded.
  • In case, if the recorded responses is not the same as marked by the candidate on OMR sheet, corrective action will be taken and candidate's score will be updated accordingly.
  • It is to be noted that challenges submitted by post or in person will not be accepted.
  • If a candidate does not submit the challenge regarding recorded responses by the prescribed date and time, it will be presumed that his/ her recorded responses is the same as that marked on OMR sheet.
  • The decision of the institute on the challenges will be final and no further communication will be entertained in this regard. 

M.Tech programmes offered at ISI kolkata

S.No.

M.Tech Programmes Name

1

M.Tech Computer Science (CS)

2

Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security (CrS)

3

M.Tech in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR)

ISI Admission Dates 2018

 

ISI Kolkata has released the admission dates of ISI 2018. Aspiring candidates must keep on checking ISI Admission dates 2018. Check all the important dates of ISI admission 2018 below.

 

ISI Admission Dates 2018

Event

Date

Application form starts

February 7, 2018

Last date to submit online application of ISI Admission Test 2018

March 20, 2018 (5 pm)

Start Date for application fee payment

February 9, 2018

Last date for application fee payment

March 22, 2018 (extended)

Download ISI Admit Card

April 12, 2018

ISI Admission Test 2018

May 13, 2018

Release of ISI Provisional Answer Key 

May 14, 2018

Release of ISI Scanned Images of OMR Answer Sheet & Recorded Responses 

May 17-22, 2018 

Challenge of ISI Answer Key 

May 18-22, 2018 

Release of ISI Final Answer Key 

May 21, 2018

Result of ISI Admission Test 2018

June 2018

Merit list & Provisional seat allotment

July 2018

ISI Result 2018

 

The result of ISI admission test 2018 will be declared tentatively in June 2018. The result of ISI 2018 will be declared in the form of merit list. In order to check ISI 2018 result, candidates have to download the published merit list. In the merit list of ISI Admission Test 2018, candidates have to check their registration number and name. GATE qualified candidates will be eligible for direct admission if they have secured marks above the given cutoff 

 

ISI Cutoff 2018

 

The cutoff of ISI admission test 2018 may be released by ISI Kolkata along with the result. ISI Admission Test 2018 cutoff is the closing score below which admission to the candidates will not be offered. This means that candidates have to either secure scores above or equal to the cutoff. ISI Admission 2018 cutoff will be pre-determined by ISI Kolkata to screen the admissions. ISI Admission cutoff 2018 is determined by various factors like total number of applicants, total number of seats, difficulty levels of the test and cutoff of the previous years. The cutoff of ISI Admission Test 2018 will be different for different M.Tech courses. For GATE qualified candidates, the cutoff will be announced separately.

 

ISI Counselling & Seat Allotment 2018

 

The counselling of ISI 2018 will be held in offline mode in the month of July 2018. Qualified candidates will be shortlisted and called for counselling based on their performance in ISI admission test 2018. In order to participate in the counselling of ISI admission 2018, the candidates have to download their call letter and participate in the counselling in person as per the date and time specified on the call letter.

 

At the counselling venue the candidates have to produce their original educational certificates/documents along with a set of photocopies of the same for verification.

 

After qualifying the interview and document verification, candidates must complete the other admission formalities to confirm their seat.

 

ISI Admission Seat Intake 2018

S.No.

M.Tech Programme

Seat Intake 

1

Master of Technology in Computer Science

35

2

Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security

20

3

Master of Technology in Quality Reliability and Operations Research

25

 

ISI Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The eligibility criteria of ISI admission 2018 includes eligibility conditions related to qualifying exam, subject combination in qualifying exam, marks scored in qualifying exam, age, number of attempts, etc. Only those candidates were considered eligible to take ISI Admission Test 2018 for M.Tech admission who had met the eligibility criteria. Candidates can check below the eligibility criteria of ISI admission 2018.

 

ISI 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Discipline

Eligibility

M.Tech Computer Science (CS)

Candidates who have passed a Master's degree in any one of the following:

Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
Electronic Science
Computer Science
Computer Applications
Information Technology
OR
Candidates who have passed a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or any other equivalent degree (such as GRAD-IETE or, DOEACC ‘B’ Level).

M.Tech in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR)

Aspirants should have passed a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent if they have applied for the engineering stream.

Candidates applying for the Statistics stream must have passed a Master’s degree in Statistics or Mathematics with Probability and Statistics as majors

All applicants must have studied Physics and Chemistry at the Higher Secondary level in school.

They must have studied Mathematics in their graduation.

M.Tech in Cryptology and Security (CrS)

The eligibility criteria for this programme is same as that of M.Tech Computer Science (CS).

ISI Admit Card 2018

 

ISI 2018 Admit Card was available in online mode from April 12 onwards. Candidates can get access to and download their admit card of ISI Admission Test 2018. Candidates also get a notification about the availability of the admit card. Registered candidates had to download ISI admit card online by logging in. They must download the admit card and check if all the information reflecting on it are correct. Then they had to take printout of the admit card. It must be noted that candidates must carry the ISI 2018 admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam. Without any admit card, no candidate was allowed to enter the exam hall or take the test.

 

Note: It is advised to take 2 or more than 2 printouts of the admit card.

   

ISI Exam Centres 2018

 

The exam centres of ISI 2018 are the venues where the entrance test for M.Tech admissions was held. While filling the application form, candidates were needed to enter/select the exam centres as per their choice where they want to take the test. Last year, ISI Admission Test was held across exam centres in 37 cities while in 2018, ISI Admission Test was held at exam centres in 38 cities.

 

ISI 2018 Test Centres

S.No.

Exam Centre

Code

S.No.

Exam Centre

Code

S.No.

Exam Centre

Code

1

Agartala

AG

14

Ahmedabad

AD

27

Chennai

CN

2

Bhubaneswar

BH

15

Chandigarh

CH

28

Dehradun

DN

3

Cochin

CO

16

Coimbatore

CM

29

Durgapur

DP

4

Delhi

DH

17

Dibrugarh

DG

30

Hyderabad

HY

5

Guntur

GT

18

Guwahati

GH

31

Jaipur

JP

6

Imphal

IM

19

Indore

ID

32

Kharagpur

KH

7

Jamshedpur

JS

20

Kanpur

KN

33

Malda

MD

8

Kolkata

CC

21

Mumbai

MB

34

Nagpur

NG

9

Mangalore

MN

22

Pune

PU

35

Raipur

RP

10

Patna

PT

23

Shillong

SL

36

Silchar

SC

11

Ranchi

RN

24

Surat

ST

37

Tezpur

TZ

12

Siliguri

SG

25

Vijayawada

VJ

38

Visakhapatnam

VP

13

Varanasi

VN

26

Bengaluru

BG

 

 

 

 

How to prepare for ISI Admission Test 2018?

 

It’s quite important for aspiring candidates to know the exam pattern of ISI Admission Test 2018. ISI Exam Pattern 2018 includes important aspects about the test like time allotted to take the test, sectional division and weightage, type and nature of the questions, mode of the test etc. Check the exam pattern of ISI Admission 2018 below with details.

 

ISI Exam Pattern 2018

 

ISI Admission Test 2018 consisted of two parts - Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is mandatory for all candidates. Part 2 of the test was based on the subject/discipline selected.

 

ISI 2018 Exam Pattern (Part 1)

  • This section is mandatory and had multiple choice/Descriptive questions in Mathematics of UG level. Part 1 carried 30 questions against a total of 120 marks. Candidates were given 2 hours to complete this part.

  • For Statistics/Mathematics Stream of Part 1, there may be 5 questions from Statistics & Probability. Candidates have to answer 6 questions, taking a minimum of 2 from each.

ISI 2018 Exam Pattern (Part 2)

  • This section carries multiple-choice or descriptive questions as per the different disciplines chosen. Candidates have to complete the part 2 in 2 hours.

  • Part 2 will carry a total of 70 questions from 5 sections. It is mandatory for candidates to answer 1 section.

  • For Computer Science candidates, there will be 5 sections in the part 2 paper with questions from Computer Science, Engineering Mechanics, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Thermodynamics, Engineering Drawing, Engineering and Technology of B Tech level. .

  • For Engineering Stream, there may be 4 questions from Mathematics and 6 from Engineering & Technology. Candidates have to answer minimum 2 questions from each.

ISI Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of ISI admission 2018 includes important topics and chapters from Computer Science, Cryptology and Security and Quality, Reliability and Operations Research. Find the syllabus of ISI Admission Test 2018 below.

Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR):

Statistics stream: Statistics and Probability

Engineering Stream:

  • Mathematics

  • Engineering and Technology

  • Engineering Mechanics and Thermodynamics

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Engineering Drawing 

Computer Science (CS): 

  • Mathematics

  • Statistics

  • Physics

  • Computer Science

  • Engineering & Technology

ISI Sample Papers 2018

 

The sample papers of ISI admission test 2018 are very important to follow for entrance exam. ISI sample papers 2018 are the similar papers or the previous years question papers which must become an important part of preparation for ISI Admission Test 2018. Practising the sample papers of ISI Admission 2018 ensures a higher possibility of cracking the test.

  • To check M.Tech (CS) Sample Papers – Click Here

  • To check M.Tech (CrS) Sample Papers – Click Here

  • To check M.Tech (QROR) Sample Papers – Click Here 

ISI Application Form 2018

 

The application form of ISI Admission 2018 was available from February 7 to March 20 in online mode. However, the fee payment window was open only from March 9 to March 22, 2018.

 

How to fill ISI 2018 Application Form?

  • First of all, candidates need to register using their Name, Email ID, Mobile Number to create a login ID.

  • Now, they have to log in and enter personal and academic details.

  • Now, they have to upload their scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned in the table below.

  • Now, application fee payment has to be done.

  • Application Payment mode - Online - Through Net banking/Debit/Credit Card. For online payment, candidates have to note their transaction ID after payment.

  • Application Payment mode - Offline - Through cash using e-challan at the nearest SBI branch. For payment through e-challan, the candidates have to download the challan from the online application form can make the payment 2 days after downloading it. Candidates paying the fee through offline mode, have to ensure that the challan is duly stamped with the journal Number and code of the branch. The challan copy must be kept safe.

  • Application form now needs to be submitted. Candidates will get an SMS notification after application submission. 

Image Specifications of Photograph and Signature

Documents

Size

Format

Dimensions

Photograph

50KB

bmp/gif/png/jpg/jpeg

600 pixels (width) - 600 pixels (height)

Signature

30KB

bmp/gif/png/jpg/jpeg

800 pixels (width) - 300 pixels (height)

ISI application Fee 2018

Category

Application Fee

General category

Rs. 1,000

SC/ST/OBC/NCL

Rs. 500

 

Contact Info:

Indian Statistical Institute,

203 Barrackpore Trunk Road,

Kolkata 700108,

India

Website: isical.ac.in/~admission/

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