B.Sc. in Statistics

Statistics is a term that relates to the study of the analysis, collection, presentation and organization of numerical data. Statistics can interpret aggregates of data that are too large to be understood by ordinary observation. It enables economists and statisticians to predict business trends, demographic patterns and market behaviour. Different statistics include tourism statistics, election statistics, crime statistics, medical statistics, census statistics, oil statistics, cricket statistics, job-seekers statistics, ecological statistics, education statistics, labour statistics, market statistics, film statistics, population and accident statistics. Statisticians gather, verify and understand the data and use the same to solve problems in a broad range of fields.

B.Sc. in Statistics


Course Eligibility Duration
Under Graduate Class 10+2(PCM) 3 years
Post Graduate Graduate(B.Sc. Statistics) 2 years
Post Graduate diploma in Statistics Methods with Applications Graduate (B.Sc. in Statistics) 1 years
Ph.D. (For those who want to go in academics) Post Graduate (Statistics) Minimum 3 years

Entrance Exam    

Under-graduate Entrance:

There is no entrance exam for this course. Admission is done on the basis of 12th Board exam marks.


Depending on the type of institute/quota, fees can range from INR Twenty thousand to One Lakh Fifty thousand per year, excluding lodging/ boarding expenses.

Skills Required   

  • Strong Foundation in Mathematical Statistics

  • Strong analytical and technical skills

  • Strong logic and reasoning skills

  • Good problem solving and decision making skills

Career Options   

Career in B.Sc. with Statistics is a very worthwhile option. Following are the various job profiles offered to graduates and post graduates:

  • Statistician:Statisticians use statistical methods to collect and analyze data and to help solve real-world problems in business, engineering, healthcare, or other fields.

  • Data Analyst: Analysis of data is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making.

  • Lecturer:A job as a lecturer can be a highly rewarding career, with the freedom to research in one’s chosen area of interest, and the possibility of making a high impact in scientific applications.

  • Research Analyst:As a research analyst your job is to become an expert in a very specific sector. In each firm, the individual research analysts will have their own patch, and customers will come to them for guidance on the marketplace. Research analysts may have a background in the industry that they cover, or might join market intelligence firms as a junior analyst or researcher.

  • Data Manager: A data manager is entrusted with the responsibility of managing the data in an organized and well-defined manner.

  • Healthcare:Statisticians work in pharmaceutical companies, public health agencies, or hospitals. They may design studies to test whether drugs successfully treat diseases or conditions. They may also work for hospitals or public health agencies to help identify the sources of outbreaks of illnesses in humans and animals.

Undergraduate course (B.Sc)   

  • Statistics

Postgraduate Courses (M.Sc/Ph.D)   

  • Statistics

Popular colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


The industries they can join post completing the course includes:

  • Banks-HDFC, Federal Bank, etc.

  • Finance institutions

  • Educational institutes

  • R&D firms

  • Insurance companies

  • Trading companies

  • Healthcare Sectors

  • Economics field/department

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.