The Indian Statistical Institute an Institution of National Importance established by an Act of Parliament functions under the aegis of the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Government of India. The Institute promotes the study and dissemination of knowledge of Statistics, to develop statistical theory and methods, and their use in research and practical applications generally, with special reference to problems of planning of national development and social welfare; undertake research in various fields of natural and social sciences, with a view to the mutual development of Statistics and these Sciences.

The Director shall be the principal executive officer of the Institute and the head of all its academic and administrative activities. He/She shall be a full-time salaried person appointed for a period of five years and shall also simultaneously be offered a substantive faculty position which he/she shall have the option to occupy when he/she ceases to be the Director.

Pay: The post carries a fixed pay of ? 2,25,000/- per month and other allowances in accordance with Central Government Rules. Age: Candidates must be 60 years or less as of 31 st July, 2020. For details please refer to the Institute website

The applications and nominations should be sent to the e-mail id followed by a signed hard copy of the same to The Chairman, Council, Indian Statistical Institute, C/o Brig J N Pandey (Retd.), Non-Member Secretary, Council and Chief Executive (Administration & Finance), Indian Statistical Institute, 203, B.T. Road, Kolkata 700 108 on or before 29th February, 2020.