Department of Statistics

Welcome to Department of Statistics

About the Department:

In 1982, starting with 15 students and one faculty member, now Statistics department is one of the best departments in Nagpur University with about 100 students and qualified faculty. The contemporary teaching methods through various seminars, workshops, projects, quiz and problem solving competitions etc. ensure high educational standards. Our objective is to reinforce theory and practical through various statistical tools.

Course Introduction:

Statistics is widely applied in Biological, physical as well as Social sciences. During three years of the course students acquire the basic knowledge of data analysis techniques such as tests of significance, Correlation and regression analysis, Time series analysis, Statistical quality control, Operations Research , Psychological Statistics etc. The expertise in these areas offers opportunities for higher studies in the reputed Institutes like ISI, IITs and IISER. It also provides job opportunities in Central and state government offices, Defense, industries and many more.

Department Features:

Department organizes workshops on statistical software exclusively for students of the department. Commemorating the pioneering efforts and contribution of world renowned Statistician Prof. P.C.Mahalanobis for our country, department celebrates every year 29th June, National Statistics day, on his birthday, to make our students aware of the rich heritage of Statistics. Every year we carry out surveys on current burning topics to impart practical knowledge of the subject amongst students.

Programme offered:

Sr. No Programme name Degree/diploma/certificate Aided/ self financed Year of starting
1 B.Sc.(SCsM) Degree Degree 1982
2 Course in SQC certificate self financed 2018

Faculty Details :

Sr. No Name Designation Qualification Specialization
1. Mrs. M.A.Pande Associate Professor and Head M.Sc., M.Phil. Operations Research and Nonparametric Inference
2. Dr. Sheetal Paliwal (Ad-Hoc) Assistant Professor M.Sc. M.Phil ,Ph.D.  
3 Ms.Shivani Patil (Ad-hoc) Assistant Professor M.Sc.  

Supporting Staff: Name Designation
1. Shri. Dhanraj Kaurati Laboratory Attendant
2. Shri. Mukesh Gotmare  

Department Activities:

  1. Statistics Day Celebration
  2. Guest Lectures by prominent statisticians, senior teachers and Alumni
  3. Project presentation competition.
  4. Poster presentation competition.
  5. Organization of workshops on Statistical Software

Some of our alumni:

  1. Mr. S.B. Agrawal, Lecturer in I.G.M.C., Nagpur.
  2. Mr. M.B. Watekar, statistical investigator, District Health Office, Nagpur.
  3. Dr. (Mrs.) Sai Rao was awarded Junior Research fellowship, qualified NET, SET.
  4. Miss. DeepaIyer, JRF, NEERI, Nagpur.
  5. Miss. Shalini Bhandari, qualified NET, SET.
  6. Mr. Nandgaonkar went abroad for Post Graduation.
  7. Mr. S. Kargaonkar, Lecturer in MIT, Pune.
  8. Mr. S.S.Nimkhedkar, working in NBSS & LUP (National Bureau of Soil Survey &Land Use Planning)
  9. Mr. Dhiraj Ninave, working in Capgemini India as a software associate.
  10. Ms. Mayushri Dalal, working in Tranzlease as Structured Finance Manager.
  11. Nikita Chourasia, Sciformix Technologies Pvt. Ltd in Pune as a Statistical Programmer
  12. Shubhangi Rakhde, a project assistant in NEERI.
  13. Nikhil Bhokardankar, system server administrator, UND square solutions, Pune,

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Shivaji Science Nagpur

Address : Congress Nagar, Nagpur - 440012 (M.S.) India.

+91 712-2423432