Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis started the serious study of the discipline of Statistics in India. He made fundamental and lasting contributions to its development and application. He founded the Indian Statistical Institute with the aim of teaching and research in Statistics and allied subjects. The Institute is commemorating his 125th Birth Anniversary in 2017-18.

On this occasion, a conference in Statistics and Probability is being organized at the Kolkata campus of the Institute, to be held on January 2-4, 2018. We hope you will consider joining us in these celebrations and participate in this conference.

Important Dates

Please make note of the following dates to help you plan. The website will be updated with further details in due course.

August 31, 2017
Abstract submission extended
September 15, 2017
Acceptance Decision
October 31, 2017
Early bird registration

Abstract Submission

Abstracts for contributed talks are invited for the conference. The conference is open to all areas of Statistics and Probability. Please submit abstracts by filling up this form.

Registration fees

Till October 31After October 31
Faculty (Indian)INR 4000INR 5000
Student (Indian)INR 2000INR 3000
Faculty (Non-Indian)USD 250USD 300
Student (Non-Indian)USD 125USD 150


Registration for the conference in now open. The registration includes:

  • Morning and Afternoon Tea and Lunch for 3 days.
  • Conference dinner on January 4.
  • Attendance to all sessions.
  • Abstract book and Conference Kit.

Please visit this page for details.


Please email Kiranmoy Das and Indranil Mukhopadhyay at for more information.