Department of Statistics

Department of Statistics

About the Department:

Statistics, besides its theoretical development, is an application oriented subject Statistical methodology is useful in every professional course like Medicine, Engineering, Agriculture, Management Actuarial Science, Humanities, Social and Biological Sciences.

The inception of the Department of Statistics, Osmania University dates back to December 8, 1966. Till that date, Statistics Department was part of the Department of Mathematics. The Department has now grown to be one of the leading University Department of Statistics in the country. The Department has introduced Statistics under Distance education mode at UG and PG levels from the academic year 2005-2006. Advanced P.G. diploma in Bio-Statistics from the academic year 2007-08.

The Department has produced around 70 Ph.D's and 45 M.Phil's in Statistics. The Department was identified as DRS SAP I & SAP II. Applied Statistics lab was established from the funds of UGC DRS SAP I during 2011-2016. Recently, the Department was identified by UGC by awarding DRS SAP II for 2016-2021. In the past, the Department was identified by DST by awarding DST FIST I. Presently, the Department has around 15 Research Scholars; some of them are working for Ph.D under UGC BSR RFSMS Scheme.

During the past 5 years the faculty of the Department has published around 110 Research Papers both in National and International Journals. The Department is strong in Data Analytics and Theoretical Statistics.


M. Sc. Statistics 2 Years 40 Seats
M.Sc. Applied Statistics 2 Years 40 Seats
Ph. D. Statistics 3 Years