|The Statistical Traineeship Programme
of ISI is conducted every year by the Applied Statistics Unit.
The objective of this programme is
to provide emerging statisticians with an opportunity to learn practical
issues related to computer-based data analysis. It is a full-time course
comprising directed reading, practical assignments and occasional lectures/demonstrations.
The duration of the programme is one
Fresh master's degree holders in statistics
are eligible for admission to the programme.
The announcement for the programme
is sent to various universities along
with an application proforma. Candidates
shortlisted on the basis of these applications are called for an interview.
The final selection is made on the basis of the performance of the candidates
in the interview as well as their academic records.
The trainees are assigned to various
faculty members for a limited priod. The faculty members give them various
reading and data analysis assignments, and monitor the progress of their
work. Lectures are also organized occasionally. In the process, the
trainees gather hands-on experience in statistical, graphical and other
Applied Statistics Unit
Indian Statistical Institute
203, B.T. Road
Calcutta 700 035