Statistics Department

Statistics Department: Kumaun University

The department was established in the year 1987 along with the opening of statistics subject in U.G. class. It was upgraded to the postgraduate level in the year 2001 and gradually developed the facilities of research at the doctoral level. Initially there were only one teachers but at present the department has two faculty members: one professor and another assistant professor. The department has been undertaking the courses of B.Sc./B.A., M.Sc./M.A. and the research of Doctoral level. The department has also started five year integrated program (B. Sc. + M. Sc.) in Actuarial Science for the academic year 2014-2015. The Department is a recognized centre of conducting research for Ph .D. degree. All the 02 staff members are Ph. D. and have been guiding research work in their respective fields. About 05 students have been awarded Ph .D. degree and 10 students are enrolled. The main fields in which research is being carried out are: Sample surveys, Sequential analysis, Reliability and life testing, Environmental statistics, generalized linear models, multinomial models, robust designs, clinical trials, Vital statistics and Bayesian modeling. The faculty members regularly attend national and international seminars and some of them have chaired the technical sessions also. The department is undertaking research projects having attracted funds from various national agencies such as ICMR, UGC and UCOST.


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