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.
- 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.