ISI is one of the top ranked Economics departments in India.This is a two-year advanced programme in Economics(Master of Science in Quantitative Economics) and its applications, with special emphasis on quantitative methods. On successful completion of the MA Eco programme, a student will be able to pursue an academic career in Economics or take up responsible positions in various private and public sector organizations. It is offered simultaneously at Kolkata and Delhi.The entire course is taught in four semesters over two years. Students take about four to five courses in each semester.
The eligibility criteria for admission to the Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) program at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) for the year 2023 are as follows:
- Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or any other discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) from a recognized university.
- Age Limit: The upper age limit for the general category is 30 years as on July 01 of the admission year. Relaxation of up to 5 years is given for SC/ST/PwD candidates and for women candidates.
- Entrance Exam: Candidates must appear for the entrance exam and an interview conducted by ISI for admission to the MSQE program.
It is important to note that meeting the minimum eligibility criteria for ISI (MSQE) does not guarantee admission to the program. The selection process also includes additional criteria such as performance in the entrance exam, interviews, and/or previous academic records. Admission to the academic programmes of the Indian Statistical Institute is based strictly on the merit of the candidates as judged by their performance in appropriate admission tests and interviews as applicable under the Selection Policy. Their past academic records may also be taken into account for this purpose. The admission tests are held at a number of centers in India. It is recommended to refer to the official website of ISI for the latest and most accurate information regarding admissions to the MSQE program.
The M.S.Q.E students of ISI are placed in the industry in India and abroad. Some of the companies who recruited MSQE students in the last few years D.E. Shaw, Genpact, Goldman Sachs, HP Analytics, ICICI Bank, JP Morgan, KPMG, Walmart. Some of our M.S.Q.E. students go abroad for doctoral studies. Over the last few years, our students have received scholarships from Harvard University, MIT, Princeton University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, New York University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Caltech, Columbia University, University of Wisconsin, Cornell University, University of Texas, Austin and other US universities for their doctoral studies.
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