The two-year M.Phil Statistics program at Kinnaird College will provide the students a sound understanding in the theory and applications of statistics. The M.Phil involves a combination of course work and research training and is designed to extend the competence of candidates in their chosen discipline. The course offers a wide range of subjects and will provide the quantitative skills and expertise required to carry out various types of econometric and statistical analyses. Students acquire the skills necessary to undertake applied and/or theoretical projects and the ability to communicate the results of their work to wider audiences. The mainstream statistical theory will be supplemented by studies in specialized areas such as Quality Control, Mathematical Statistics, Reliability Theory and Advanced Sampling Techniques.
The program involves a core in mainstream statistical theory and application, supplemented by studies in specialist stream. Students may choose to specialize in any of a number of areas including Quality Control, Mathematical Statistics, Advanced Sampling Techniques and Reliability Theory. The structure and content of the courses within the program focus on the skill and techniques that are relevant and applicable.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|1||Major||Advanced Probability Theory||3|
|2||Major||Advanced Sampling Techniques||3|
|4||Major||Advanced Quality Control||3|
|1||Major||Advanced Research Methods||3|
|2||Major||Advanced Statistical Computing||3|
|3||Major||Advanced Multivariate Techniques||3|
|4||Major||Advanced Statistical Inference||3|
|Semester III & IV|
|Total Degree Credit Hours||30|
An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.