Welcome to the Department of Statistics, one of the four Departments with which the Jahangirnagar University started its journey in 1970. Since its inception, the Department has been working as a center of excellence.
The area of statistics has been greatly expanding into different dimensions and opening new interdisciplinary programs including Data Mining, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Big Data, Biostatistics, Data Analytics etc. Thus, the interest of statistical methods has increased significantly. In this age of information, generation of huge data facilitates to create immense opportunities for the statistics graduates. Our department is working to address all these issues so that our students would be competent to not only nationally but also globally.
A large number of graduated students are working in the diversified organizations in both home and abroad with reputation. In reminiscent of all other disciplines, there is no tangible sector wise development of statistics profession here in Bangladesh. However, the percentage of the statistics graduate and their performance in different sectors, especially in the Banking, Teaching, Research, Public Service sectors are splendid. Some of the former students of the department are working in the top-ranked universities in North America and Europe and in other countries also.
Dr. Mohd. Muzibur Rahman