Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)

 

The Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) program in Statistics foster at specializing and training in statistical methodology in its theoretical, practical/applied, and in scientific research aspects of modern age particularly with computer intensiveness. It meticulously helps to do such research which is very much of valued interests in order to develop knowledge in theory, methodology, application to enrich statistical methodology to help in policy planning and agenda implementation purposes.    

This program shall extend over a period of two years. Each year denotes one academic year (July to June). In the first year, a student has to take two theoretical courses (a total of 2 units: 1 unit carries 100 marks) among the courses offered by the department as of his/her supervisor’s approval. Pass marks in each of the courses is 50 per cent of the total marks allotted to each of the courses. Fail to do so will lead to discontinuation of the program. In the second year, a student has to write a dissertation which must be defended and be considered acceptable by the appropriate examination committee. For this purpose, three copies of the dissertation have to be submitted by a date that to be fixed by the department. 

 

Year

Nature of Course

Unit

Marks

Credit

1

Theoretical

2

200

8

2

Dissertation

 

 

 

 

Viva-voce

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

Course No.

Title

Marks

Credit

Stat-601/701

Statistical Inference

100

4

Stat-602/702

Research Methodology

100

4

Stat-603/703

Econometrics and Time Series Analysis

100

4

Stat-604/704

Demography

100

4

Stat-605/705

Multivariate Analysis & Categorical Data Analysis

100

4

Stat-606/706

Design of Experiments

100

4

Stat-607/707

Epidemiology and Bio-Statistics

100

4

Stat-608/708

Sample surveys

100

4

Stat-609/709

Environmental Statistics

100

4

Stat-610/710

Quality Control & Industrial Statistics

100

4

 

 

Syllabus for M. Phil in Statistics