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M.Phil. Statistics

Aspiring for a career in research or teaching in the field of statistics? Want to learn the details of doctoral programs in statistics? Find here the salient features about M.Phil Statistics and the scope it provides in the job market.

Course Name: M.Phil. Statistics
Stream: Science
Course Category: Math
Duration: 2 years


M.Phil Statistics is a valuable program for those who have a passion for numbers, data and are willing to go the extra mile to advance their knowledge in the field of statistics. Undergoing this course opens up avenues in areas such as research and in academic institutions. There is also scope in industries as well as government and non-government organizations, where advance knowledge, expertise and skills in statistics are much valued. Like most other doctoral programs, M.Phil in statistics focuses more on research. The program is available in some of the leading institutions in the country as well as abroad.

Eligibility and duration

Postgraduation in statistics such as M.Stat, MA, MSc or other equivalent qualification. A strong background in mathematics is essential for this program. Mathematics or statistics should have been a compulsory subject during the bachelor’s degree program. Admissions are mostly based on written tests and interviews.
Takes around 2 years to complete the entire program.

M.Phil. Statistics 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Phil. Statistics - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Phil. Statistics course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
CBM College of Arts And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
School of Future Studies & Planning (sfsp) Devi Ahilya University IndoreDevi Ahilya VishwavidyalayaMadhya Pradesh
School of Statistics Indore, Devi Ahilya University (davv)Devi Ahilya VishwavidyalayaMadhya Pradesh
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra

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More about the M.Phil program

M.Phil Statistics is a rigorous program in mathematics that deals with the study of collecting data, analyzing and its interpretation for use in a number of fields, both social as well as industrial. A number of sectors utilize the services of a statistician, from industries to sports, medical, environment and the government. As with other M.Phil programs, the course curriculum consists of both course work as well as research. The program is helpful in improving your quantitative and qualitative skills in various statistical analyses. The subjects on which this program mostly focuses are: research methodology, advanced trends in statistics, data analysis, Laplace distributions, queuing theory, stochastic models and others. A dissertation at the end of the program is a mandatory requirement where your research and presentation skills are well tested.

Job prospects and opportunities

Doctoral programs in statistics opens up rewarding opportunities in a number of fields concerning statistics. Many after undergoing an M.Phil program opt for a PhD in an Indian or a foreign university. Undergoing a PhD brightens up your chances in establishing yourself in the field of research or academics in statistics. Even with an M.Phil degree one can apply for the post of lecturer or associate professor in most Indian universities. There are many government jobs in this sector where the role of a statistician is highly important. Indian Institute of Statistics in Kolkata, West Bengal is one such institute where the services of such professionals is highly valued.

M.Phil. Statistics Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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