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School of Mathematical Sciences


Department of Statistics



The Department of Statistics is the newly created in Bharathidasan University from the academic year 2011-2012. The mission of the Department is to provide an opportunity for students to enhance their ability to apply statistics in a wide range of fields of application. The vision of the Department is to produce committed, competent, efficient and professionally capable post graduates in the fields of statistics such as Product Testing, Sample Surveys, Clinical Trials in Medicine, Nursing, Bio-Statistics, Environmental Studies, Consulting, Econometrics, Information Technologies, Education, Social Sciences and Engineering for research and extension. The Department is interacting with industrial and field area.


Career Opportunities of the M.Sc. Statistics (with Computer Applications) programme


Central Government Departments like Indian Statistical Service (ISS), IAS, IPS, IFS, Class-I Services, Statistical Officer at various levels in Central Statistical Organization (CSO), Statistical Officer at various levels in National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO), Assistant Director of Statistics (Planning Commission), Insurance Companies (Vital Statistics) and Statistical Investigator.

State Government Departments like Assistant Director of Statistics, District Statistical Officer, Assistant Statistical Investigator, Statistical Inspector, Statistical Assistant and Block Development Statistical Investigator.

Public and Private Sector / Industries / Organizations / Bank Sector like Statistical Officer, Statistical Analyst, Statistical Assistant and Statistical Quality Control Officer, Quality Controller.

Teaching and Research like [after finishing Ph.D. in Statistics or National Eligibility Test (NET) and State Eligibility Test (SET) or State Level Eligibility Test (SLET)] Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) and Research Associate (RA).