ISI Exam Pattern 2018 - Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata has released the exam pattern of ISI Admission Test 2018. ISI exam pattern 2018 includes complete information about the mode of the test, total number of questions and marks, marking scheme, nature of the questions, time allotted to take the test, etc. ISI Admission Test 2018 will be held in offline mode by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata on May 13 for M.Tech admissions in CS, QROR and CrS programmes. While the start to prepare for the test, candidates are advised to go through the ISI 2018 exam pattern so as to have complete clarity over various aspects of the exam. Checking ISI exam pattern 2018 is important from the perspective of becoming familiar with the overall nature of the test. For more information about about ISI Admission Test pattern, read through the article. The application form of ISI admission test was available in online mode from February 7. Candidates could fill the application form till March 20, while the application fee could be paid from February 9 to March 22.
M.Tech programmes offered at ISI
M.Tech Programmes Name
M.Tech Computer Science (CS)
Master of Technology in Cryptology and Security (CrS)
M.Tech in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR)
ISI Exam Pattern 2018
The test of ISI Admission 2018 will have two parts - Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 is mandatory for all candidates. This means that all candidates have to take Part 1. Part 2 will be based on the subject/discipline selected by the candidates.
ISI 2018 Exam Pattern (Part 1)
This part is mandatory for all candidates. Part 1 will carry multiple choice/descriptive questions of UG level from Mathematics.
There will be 30 questions in Part 1, whereas the total number marks will be 120. This means that each correct answer will fetch 4 marks.
Candidates will be given 2 hours to complete Part 1 of the test.
In Part 1 (Statistics/Mathematics stream), 5 questions may come from Statistics & Probability. Candidates have to answer a total of 6 questions, which means minimum 2 questions from each section.
ISI Exam Pattern 2018 (Part 2)
Part 2 will have multiple-choice or descriptive questions according to the various disciplines chosen by the candidates.
2 hours will be given to candidates to attempt this part.
This part will have 70 questions in total, from 5 sections. Candidates need to mandatorily answer at least 1 section.
There will be 5 sections for Computer Science candidates. The questions in this section will be from Computer Science, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Drawing, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Thermodynamics, Engineering and Technology of B Tech level.
For Engineering stream, 4 questions may come from Mathematics, and 6 from Engineering & Technology. Candidates are required to answer minimum 2 questions from each of the 2 sections.
Apart from the exam pattern of ISI 2018, candidates must also check the syllabus for the test.
ISI Syllabus 2018
ISI 2018 Syllabusincludes includes important topics, units and chapters from different streams like Computer Science, Reliability and Operations Research and Cryptology and Security and Quality.
ISI Syllabus - Quality, Reliability and Operations Research (QROR)
Statistics and Probability
Engineering Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Engineering and Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Science (CS)
Engineering & Technology