Scheme of Study (MSc)

Dated: 2015-10-28

The Master Degree in Statistics is designed as a terminal degree, typically taken by students with backgrounds in one of the Natural, Physical, or Social Sciences. Graduates with a Master Degree are trained as data analysts capable of work in a variety of positions in government and industry.

Scheme of studies:

M.Sc. Statistics is a two years course with four semesters. Each semester have five courses, the details of these courses are as under:

Semester

Number of courses

Number of Major courses*

Number of Elective** courses

1st semester

5

5

-

2nd semester

5

4

1

3rd semester

5

5

-

4th semester***

5

4

1

Total

20

18

2

* Major courses are listed in Table-1,

** Elective courses are listed in Table-2.

***Conduction of Research project and Functional English will be taught in 4th semester.

Courses:

Table 1: List of Major Courses

Subject

Cr. hr

1. STAT-307: Regression Analysis

2. STAT-305: Design & Analysis of Experiments-I

3. STAT-306: Design & Analysis of Experiments-II

4. STAT-301: Probability& Probability Distribution-1

5. STAT-302: Probability & Probability Distribution-II

6. STAT-303: Sampling Techniques-I

7. STAT-304: Sampling Techniques-II

8. STAT-401: Statistical Inference-1

9. STAT-402: Statistical Inference-II

10. STAT-308: Econometrics

11. STAT-403: Applied Multivariate Analysis

12. STAT-310: Non-Parametric Methods

13. STAT-405: Research Methods / Internship

14. STAT-404: Population Studies/Demography

15. STAT-313: Statistical Packages

16. STAT-424: Research Project

17. Statistical Method/Elective*

18. Linear Algebra & Numerical Analysis**

(3+1)=4

(3+1)=4

(3+1)=4

3

3

(3+1)=4

(3+1)=4

3

3

(3+1)=4

(3+1)=4

3

3

(3+1)=4

3

3

(3+1)=4

(3+1)=4***

64

* For BS-4years students only.

** Students admitted after BS-4 years will study only numerical analysis of 3 Cr(Hrs), because Linear Algebra is included in the BS-4 years program (4th semester).

*** (3+1)=4 Cr.Hr includes 3 Cr.Hr theory class & one Cr. Hr as practical/lab class

Table 2: List of Elective Courses

Subject

Cr. hr

1. STAT-406: Operation Research

2. STAT-407: Stochastic Process

3. STAT-408: Reliability Analysis

4. STAT-409: Time Series and Forecasting

5. STAT-410: Decision Theory

6. STAT-411: Robust Methods

7. STAT-412: Official Statistics

8. STAT-413: Survival Analysis

9. STAT-414: Bio-Statistics

10. STAT-415: Data Mining

11. STAT-416: Actuarial Statistics-I

12. STAT-417: Actuarial Statistics-II

13. STAT-418: Mathematical Models and Simulation

14. STAT-419: Categorical Data Analysis

15. STAT-421: Numerical Methods

16. STAT-422: Bayesian Statistics

17. STAT-423: Statistical Quality Control

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3