INDIAN STATISTICAL INSTITUTE

ISI Reservation Policy

 Concessions for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes and Physically Challenged Candidates

 For admission to all the courses of the Institute, a mechanism is followed in order to ensure reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Physically Challenged (PC) categories (referred collectively as reserved categories in this document) as per the policy of the Government of India (GoI). The candidates of these reserved categories also enjoy other benefits detailed below.

Admission

The admission process consists of three stages: a written screening examination, a written qaulifying examination and an oral examination (interview). At each stage, the list of passed candidates has appropriate proportional representation as per GoI rules, subject to their receiving the minimum qualifying score. The qualifying standard is relaxed for the reserved categories.

Charges

Persons of the reserved categories get  concession on all institutional charges, including price of prospectus, seat rent at hostels, library deposit, etc.

Stipend

Meritorious students of the reserved categories get stipend subject to their maintaining adequate level of academic performance.

Hostel

Students of the PC category are assured of accommodation in the hostel. Students of SC and ST categories get priority in allocation of hostel accommodation.

Travelling allowance

Candidates of the reserved categories receive sleeper/II class rail or bus fare by the shortest route for attending interview and joining the institute.

                                                  

 SC , ST and OBC candidates will be required to produce the original caste/tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format (given in http://www.upsc.gov.in/recruitment/scst.htm). These documents must be produced at the time of interview, failing which they will not be considered for admission.

For any category of disability (viz., locomotor, visual, speech and hearing), benefit would be given to those candidates who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment in relation to a body part / system / extremity / extremities / whole body, etc.

The candidates in this category will be required to produce a certificate issued by a competent authority (mentioned in http://nhrc.nic.in/Publications/DisabledRights.pdf) in the prescribed format (given in http://upsc.gov.in/recruitment/med-handi.htm). These documents must be produced at the time of interview, failing which they will not be considered for admission.