This is a full-time two-year programme and is offered only at Kolkata.It is intended to produce specialists in Statistical Quality Control, Reliability, Operations Research, and Quality Management Systems. Enough background on computing technologies is provided to enable the students to use technology effectively.
The programme is designed to offer adequate instruction in the theory and practice of the above disciplines. The objective is to equip students with the basic practical skills and sufficient theory to understand the principles involved in the application and to inculcate in them the power of systematic thinking and reasoning, practical approach and exposition. Every student, besides undergoing classroom instruction, shall do practical work by way of case studies, dissertation or project work on live problems under the guidance of the expert faculty members of ISI. On successful completion of this programme, the students may take up either
- a professional career in the field of quality engineering and management in departments of government, semi-government, public/ private sector undertakings, industrial organizations, financial sector, consultancy agencies, or
- an academic career for further study and research in theoretical and applied aspects of Quality, Reliability and Operations research in organizations of higher learning and research institutions.