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    Statistical Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata).

    Interview

    Written exam followed by an interview with professors. Asked to explain the answers to the questions in the written exam. Also some statistical concepts questions. Use the board to explain answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic statistical concepts in MCQ form   1 Answer

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    Plp Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata) in August 2018.

    Interview

    1.it as a walk-in interview
    2.came to know from isi's website
    3. went directly for inteview
    4.3 professors took interview for almost 30mins
    5.After a week confirmation of being select was informed in mail
    6.A week after joining latter issued

    Interview Questions

    • 1.Basics of regression
      2.Gauss markov Theorem
      3.What do you mean by robustness
      4.How ca you use a data to go through various regression processes   Answer Question
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    Senior Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Bengaluru) in July 2016.

    Interview

    The interview panel had 3 professors. The interview questions test your logic and not memory. They give you puzzles and you are supposed to answer them on the board. If you get stuck at giving answers they also help you.

    Interview Questions


  4. Helpful (1)  

    Visiting Research Scholar Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata) in August 2015.

    Interview

    People were very humble, started with basic questions and once in the zone they'll shoot you up in the sky. Pretty great experience. They try to help you if you're stuck.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked me about my research experience and looked for the minor details in them   1 Answer

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    Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute.

    Interview

    The Students need to go through an entrance exam for admission,and those who secure a certain cut off are invited to appear for the interview,which is held at Indian Statistical Institute itself.
    The applicant needs to appear before an interview board comprising of about 8-10 Faculty members of the institute.The interview is mostly academic,with emphasis on mathematical and analytical abilities.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked my favorite topic,to which I replied calculus and I was asked to draw graphs of few functions.   Answer Question

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute.

    Interview

    It was based on two parts. One is written and other one was viva. Viva was only for those who qualified written. Written exam was based on algorithm implementation in any language. One must be ready with C, C++, Java. Matrix and array are important. Combinatorics based math also asked.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


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    PhD Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata) in June 2013.

    Interview

    The interviews are held for candidates who clear cross a certain threshold in their written tests. The final selection is based on a weighted average of the performance in written test and interview. The interview starts with some elementary technical questions and the difficulty level is gradually increased to test the depth and thinking ability of the candidate

    Interview Questions

    • Candidates from varied disciplines are offered PhD postitions and hence they start with questions based on the candidate's background. For the questions that are not based on candidate's background, they provide basic definitions. The main skill that they assess, is the ability of the candidate to think independently   Answer Question
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    Project Related Personnel Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata) in June 2013.

    Interview

    Mostly asked about data structures and algorithm problems in C. asked a few questions on MATLAB. The Professors had grilled me on my specialization area(machine learning) and then i was asked about my previous projects and publications. previous recommendations do matter quite a bit. In machine learning focus mostly on the statistical aspects, though you are not asked to write code, you are expected to explain the workings of the common algorithms.

    Interview Questions

    • asked about graphical models hadnt prepared for the interview but was not very difficult managed to answer it.   Answer Question

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    Junior Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata).

    Interview

    Advertisement appears around march-april every year on newspaper and website.Selection procedure includes two written test and a interview panel. The test includes bachelor level of mathematics and computer science knowledge. One test is on purely mathematics and the second one is from respective field of the student. Total intake is around 5-10 each year.

    Interview Questions

    • questions are mainly on combinatorics and advanced data structure.. u can also expect some advance topics of computer science also.   1 Answer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Hired through reference. Basic tech interview.

    Interview Questions


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