The Department of Statistics is one of the pioneer departments established in 1976. Initially the Department was started with 4 faculty members and a class of 50 students for MSc Program. Since then it has developed into a Department equipped with three modern Computer Laboratories, a library and classrooms with up to date teaching gadgetry.
The Department offers BS (Hons), MSc, MPhil and PhD program in Statistics. The specializations offered are Probability Distributions Theory, Operational Research, Regression Analysis, Quality Control and Design of Experiments. The members of the teaching faculty are actively involved in research activities producing quality research papers every year. They are also engaged in research supervision at MPhil and PhD levels. As a result six scholars have been awarded PhD Degrees, whereas two more are in the process of writing their PhD dissertation in the field of experimental design.