Institute of Statistical Research and Training, popularly known as ISRT, was established in 1964 by a statute of the University of Dhaka.
The Institute offers 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) (Honors) and 1-year MS degree in Applied Statistics. PhD and M Phil degrees are also offered.
ISRT organizes training programs in Applied Statistics and SPSS for students in various disciplines, professionals, and academicians.
The Institute is the proud publisher of the Journal of Statistical Research (JSR), a prestigious bi-annual International Journal in Statistical Sciences, published since 1970.
ISRT maintains a vibrant academic environment encompassing a rich library with over 15,000 collections, and three state-of-the-art computer labs for graduate and undergraduate students. Late Professor Dr. Qazi Motahar Hussain was the founder Director of ISRT. Dr. Md. Israt Rayhan is the current Director (in-charge).