Department of Statistics is one of the leading University departments in India and is committed to advancing knowledge and learning through teaching and research in Statistics. The Department of Statistics was established as a separate department in 1996. The Department offers M.Sc degree programme in Statistics, M.Tech in Engineering Statistics and research leading to PhD degree. The M.Tech Engineering Statistics programme is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India has identified this department as an advanced centre in Statistics under its 'Special Assistance Programme (SAP)' at DRS level III. The Department of Statistics is supported by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India under the 'Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure (FIST) scheme. The department has a full fledged computer lab with internet and Wi-Fi connectivity. The department has attracted funds from various agencies through sponsored research projects. Several international and national conferences/workshops in emerging areas of Statistics were organized by the department. The Department is actively engaged in research in the fields of both theoretical and applied areas of Statistics. The Department provides consultancy services to various industrial organizations and business sectors.

Students of this Department have succeeded in getting placements in several Government and Public Sector undertaking such as Indian Statistical Services (ISS), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) labs, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), Nationalized Banks, Spices Board, Bureau of Economics and Statistics, Govt. of Kerala, Nationalized Banks and Statistical software companies, in addition to teaching carriers in Colleges/Universities in and outside India.



The Department is located opposite to the University Post Office on the main campus of the University at Thrikakkara.


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The Head
Department of Statistics
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin 682 022
Kerala, INDIA.
Phone: 91-484-2575893
Fax: 91-484-2577595







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