Admission to this course is open to all candidates having B.A./B.Sc. Degree(passed/appearing) in Bio-statistics or Health Statistics or Mathematics or Statistics or having B.A./B.Sc.degree with two full papers on Mathematics or Statistics from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% of aggregate marks/equivalent grade in all subjects. Eligible foreign candidatescan also apply for admission provided they secure financial support from any outside agency. Candidate who have already passed the qualifying examinations and those who have already appeared/shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, admission of thecandidate will be cancelled if he/she fails to furnish the final examination result by 30th September,2019. The upper age limit is 25 years as on 30th June, 2019. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to reserved categories and female as per Government of India rules only.