Indian Technical and Economic co-operation (ITEC) Programme

Posted on: June 10, 2019 | Back | Print

The International Statistical Education Centre (ISEC), run by the Indian Statistical Institute, under the auspices of the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOS & PI), Government of India has been providing training in Statistics to sponsored trainees mainly from the countries in the Middle East, the South and the South East Asia, the Far East and the Commonwealth Countries of Africa. The Centre also offers various short-term courses in Statistics. The Centre has been providing a Regular Training Course,given over a term of 10 month duration. The 73 nd Term of the Regular Course on Theoretical and Applied Statistics, formally renamed “Statistical Theory and Applications” will commence from August 1, 2019. Candidates are usually officials from national statistical offices, some government departments and business organizations who have experience in statistical work. They are also teachers and research workers in statistics form universities and other institutions and officials in non-statistical fields, desiring to acquire knowledge in Statistics.

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, offers a number of grants for training of foreigners in India under the Indian Technical and Economic co-operation (ITEC) Programme, the Special Commonwealth African Assistance Plan (SCAAP) & the Colombo Plan Training Grants (TCS of Colombo Plan).

All applications for admission to a course and/or seeking any Government of the India Fellowship should be forwarded through the respective Indian Missions. All new applications for courses offered by ISEC has to be filled in at by the applicants themselves. Details of the above course may be found in the attached prospectus. The prospectus may also be downloadedfrom the ISEC website (

Download prospectus from following link.