M.Phil Statistics

M.Phil Statistics

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.

Admission Requirement

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Statistics or Mathematics.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map:

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Advanced Probability Theory 3
2 Major Advanced Sampling Techniques 3
3 Major Reliability Theory 3
4 Major Advanced Quality Control 3
Total 12
Semester II
1 Major Advanced Research Methods 3
2 Major Advanced Statistical Computing 3
3 Major Advanced Multivariate Techniques 3
4 Major Advanced Statistical Inference 3
Total 12
Semester III & IV  
1 Major Thesis 6
Total 6
Total Degree Credit Hours 30

Research Thesis:

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.

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