Indian Statistical Institute, Pune

We are a unit of Indian Statistical Institute, active in Application of statistics, operations research & other quantitative techniques to solve problems of the industry. Institutes prime activities are Teaching, Training and Consulting in the field of: Six Sigma, Application of Statistics, Management systems (ISO-9000, TS-16949, ISO-14000, Integrated management system), Human resource development initiatives, Statistical services including survey and inculcating statistical thinking into an organization.

Key areas of expertise of ISI are Computer science, Statistics, Mathematics, Mathematical economics, Operations Research and Information Science and it is one of the few research oriented Indian schools offering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The SQC & OR Division of the Institute is engaged in Teaching, Research, Training and Consultancy to industries/organizations through 10 units located in different parts of the country. Ph.D and M. Tech. courses in Quality, Reliability & Operations Research (Q, R & OR), PG diploma and certificate courses in SQC & OR are offered in SQC & OR Division. This division is a pioneer in promoting application of Statistics, Reliability Engineering and operations research in India for more than five decades.

Read more

What is Indian Statistical Institute


It is a central government institute, devoted to research, teaching & application of not only statistics and allied sciences, but also the natural sciences, social sciences and their interface with the statistics. It has been accorded the status of an INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE, by an Act of Parliament, 1959.

By virtue of this, it is:

  • an University which is empowered to award degrees such as B. Stat., B. Math, M. Stat., M. Tech, Ph.D.
  • a farm of consultants helping industries both service and manufacturing sectors to enhance business benefits.
  • a central place to promote research along with National and International agencies.

Read more