About Department

About department

Department of Statistics is a UGC SAP DRS assisted department. Very few departments have got this status. The Department has highly qualified and motivated faculty members. The Department offers M. A. /M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Statistics subject. The intake capacity for M.Sc. is 32 plus over and above quota as per the rules of University. The intake capacity for Ph.D. is as per quota and vacancies with the guide. Since 2016-17 academic year choice based credit and grading system with 110 credits are included in M.Sc. syllabus with four credits to Service Course and twenty four credits purely for research are included in the M.Sc. Syllabus. This will help the students to understand research in the subject since first semester.

Further, the syllabus of the course of M.A. / M.Sc. is designed as per guidelines framed by UGC and at par with NET / SET syllabi. Live project work is a part of the M.Sc. curriculum which provides students the exposure to industries and other NGO / Semi Govt. / Govt. Institutes for data collection and analysis. Most of the students are coming from rural background and socially weaker sections of the society and completing their education and thus the Department is fulfilling the goal of the University i.e. social commitment and excellence.

The thrust areas of research are Advanced Sampling, Operations Research, Industrial Statistics, Actuarial Statistics and Design and Analysis of experiments.The glory of the department is reflected in our alumni holding responsible positions in prestigious fields. The network of the alumni of this Department is spread all over the globe. The Department is having academic autonomy.

The University Grants Commission has assisted this department through UGC-SAP-DRS-I Programme since 2012-13. The financial assistance of Rs.77 Lakhs has been received through this prestigious programme which includes infrastructure development and Basic Scientific Research (BSR) grants. Well equipped computer lab with 60 PCs with internet facility and Statistical Software like SPSS-21, SYSTAT-13, MATLAB, MINITAB-16. ICT based class rooms have been established under UGC-SAP-DRS-I Programme. The independent departmental library has been established to cope up the immediate need of the students.