Department of statistics was established in the year 2002. It offers graduate and post-graduate courses in science and arts disciplines.

Key features of statistics
Being a mathematical science dept, Statistics is concerned with the accumulation, analysis, reading and presentation of data. Statistics is a branch of study which takes within its periphery a broad spectrum of academic disciplines ranging from physical and social sciences to humanities.The study of Statistics encompasses both mathematical statistics and applied statistics.The abstract conceptualizations of mathematics are duly taken care of by mathematical statistics. Statistics acquired the status of highly crucial branch of mathematics and is practiced extensively in devising basic models of probability in modern age. Statistics has wide application in almost all fields like geography, economics, food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, insurance, mathematics, etc.

Job Opportunities in field of Statistics

  • Applied research, for example market research
  • Academic research ,particularly social sciences
  • The government sector employs statisticians to assist with policy/program development and evaluation
  • Business analyst within finance and banking sector