M.Phil. in Statistics

  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Level
  • Programme
  • Study Mode
    Full Time

Course Description

In this course, both the theoretical and applied features of statistics are taught. The work of a statistician is to collect, interpret and verify data. In every field statisticians are required, right from Government offices to sporting international events. M.Phil. is a combination of course work and research training. It also helps in extending competence of the candidates in their chosen discipline.The course provide the quantitative skills and expertise to carry out statistical analyses. The students acquire the necessary skills to undertake applied or theoretical projects. M.Phil. candidates may be able to upgrade to doctoral candidature after 12 months. The program is helpful in improving your quantitative and qualitative skills in various statistical analyses. The subjects on which this program mostly focuses are: research methodology, advanced trends in statistics, data analysis, Laplace distributions, queuing theory, stochastic models and others. A dissertation at the end of the program is a mandatory requirement where your research and presentation skills are well tested. Advantages and benefits of M.Phil. Statistics course: Skilled professionals in this field will find employment opportunities in financial institutions and in public sector. Another option is they can work in a private firm. Teaching is a good option for them. They can become teacher, lecturer or professor at school or college level respectively. Statistician can also seek employment in sports statistician, business field, medical statistician and scientific research. M.Phil in Statistics is a valuable program for those who have a passion for numbers, data and are willing to go the extra mile to advance their knowledge in the field of statistics. Undergoing this course opens up avenues in areas such as research and in academic institutions. There is also scope in industries as well as government and non-government organizations, where advance knowledge, expertise and skills in statistics are much valued. Like most other doctoral programs, M.Phil in statistics focuses more on research. The program is available in some of the leading institutions in the country as well as abroad.


The common requirement for pursuing M.Phil.in Statistics course is a pass in Master’s degree in the respective subjects with at least 55% of the aggregate marks from any recognized university. Those students who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for M.Phil in Statistics.The minimum age to get entry to this course is 22 years.


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