Department of Statistics

Established in 2013

The department was established to deliver logical as well as scientific temperament among individuals by offering a Post Graduate course in Statistics. The course imparts logical reasoning and trains the students in qualitative and quantitative analysis. Having a strong flair for research and statistical applications, the department moulds the students ready for the job market.

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"Feeling of confidence is central to decision making, and, despite ample evidence of human fallibility, the subjective feeling relies on objective calculations".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation

Association & Activities

Sankhya Sangama, the association of the statistics department was started with the view of inculcating the knowledge about the benefits of statistics to daily lives as well as to provide an insight on the professional aspects of the subject. Several trainings, workshops and seminars have been conducted as a part of the activities of the association. Some of them are

Training : (Department provides regular training on the following)

  • Statistical Package ‘R’
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • LaTeX Software for Document Processing
  • Competitive exams such as NET, and KSET

Seminars / Presentations : 

  • National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Statistical Inference and Data Analysis”
  • Seminar / Project Presentations for students on various statistical topics / techniques

Guest Lectures :

  • Concepts of Testing of Hypothesis : ‘Randomized and Non-randomized test, Most Powerful Test (MPT), Uniformly Most Powerful Test (UMPT), Uniformly Most Powerful Unbiased Test (UMPUT) and Problems on Pitman Family’. (Resource person : Dr. R. N. Rattihalli, Professor of Statistics (Visiting), University of Hyderabad).
  • Likelihood Inference : (Resource person : Dr. K. Aruna Rao, Professor of Statistics (Rtd.), Mangalore University).
  • Cantelli-Glivenko-Weierstrass-Bernstein-Borel- a connection : (Resource person : Dr. S. Ravi, Professor, Department of Studies in Statistics, University of Mysore).
  • IAS Examination Pattern and Importance of Statistics in various Competitive exams : (Resource person : Mr. Khanij Kumar, Software Engineer, Cisco, Bangalore).
  • Statistical Techniques applied in Public Health and Medicine : (Resource person : Dr.Haikady N. Nagaraja, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
  • Graphical Representation of Statistical Data and Interpretation, and Kernel and Non-parametric Density Estimation : (Resource person : Dr.Susham Bendre, Professor, Applied Statistics Unit, ISI, Chennai Centre, Chennai.

Workshops : 

  • Use of LaTeX Software for Document Processing : (Resource persons: Dr. Shambhu Sharma and Ms. Supriya S. P., Department of PG Statistics, S. D. M. College PG Centre).
  • SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science): (Resource person: Mr. Manoj Gokhale, Cenduit Private Limited, Bangalore).
  • Preparation of Questionnaire : (Resource person : Dr.Ramachandra Bhat, Emeritus Scientist (Economics), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, College of Fisheries, Mangalore).
  • SAS – University Edition : (Resource persons: Dr.Kalyan Joshi, SAS Inc., Pune; Mr. S. V. Rajguru, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur; Mr.Manjunath, GE Digital, Bangalore; Mr.Chethan P., Assistant Manager, TCS, Bangalore; and Mr.Pradeep K., Department of PG Statistics, SDMC, Ujire).

Other : 

  • University level inter-collegiate fest “SankhyaSangama – 2016” for UG students of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada.
  • Industrial Visit to Dakshina Kannada District Co-operative MilkProducers’ Societies’ Union Limited, Kulshekar, Mangalore for the PG students of statistics.
  • ‘Internship’ opportunities are provided to a limited number of students by the department.
  • Organized various Alumni Interactions.

Community Orientation

  • Department is conducting Mini projects for High School students of various schools in Belthangady Taluk
  • Guest Lecture by the faculty members for High School students in popularizing the subject