Department of Statistics

Established in 1974

The Department aims to be the leading training and resource centre in the field of Statistics. It offers Statistics as an optional subject in the B.Sc. program. The syllabus has practical application orientation. Computer oriented practical training is provided to the students along with field surveys/student research projects and short term certificate courses. The Department organises workshops on R Language and Microsoft Excel for the students and staff for general and specific statistical analysis. Department provides opportunity to participate in Internship programs conducted by District Statistical office, Mangalore to the students regularly. To create well awareness about employability, department organises career guidance programs to the students.

Highlights of the Department

  • Computer oriented Practicals using R and EXCEL
  • Student Research Project using primary data and analysis through the applications of statistical techniques

Elective subjects offered by the department: NEP

Semester Title of the elective papers
I Statistical methods
Applied Statistics
II Biostatistics
Business Statistics
III Basics of Operations Research
Population Studies
IV Survival Models
Quantitative Analysis Techniques

Did You Know ?

"The brain produces feelings of confidence that inform decisions the same way statistics pulls patterns out of noisy data".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

The Department association, Sankhya is a forum, which gives the platform to students to participate in co-curricular activities. Major activities of the association include Guest lectures, Alumni interactions, career guidance, Workshops, Quizzes, Cross word puzzle, Field survey, Wall magazine, Sudoku Competition. These activities are planned and conducted by the students with the guidance of faculty members

Community Orientation

  • Conducting field survey on Demonetization, popularity of Pathanjalli products, hostel facilities etc. A report of feedback survey conducted on demonetization has been submitted to Prime Minister Office, Govt. of India and DC office, Dakshina Kannada District.
  • Department is conducting Mini projects for High School students of  various schools in Belthangady Taluk.
  • Faculty members give guest lectures to High School students of various schools in Belthangady Taluk.
  • Final year students interact with school students to create awareness on social responsibility

Research output

Name of the Principle Investigator Name of the Co-PI Title of the Project Funding Agency Amount Sanctioned Status
Shanthiprakash An assessment of perception of stake holders on Western Ghat conservation through UNESCO heritage U.G.C. 2,00,000/- Completed


  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2011). A New rank test for independence with missing values. Global journal of Engineering & Applied Science, 1(3), 151-152, ISSN 2249-2623(Print) , ISSN 2249-2231 (online).
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2013). A Class of distribution free tests for independence against positive quadrant dependence. Pakistan journal of Statistics & Operations Research, IX(4), 371-377 , ISSN 1816-2711(Print) , ISSN 220-5810(Online)
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2013). Tests for two sample location problem based on Subsample quantiles. Open journal of Statistics, 4, 70-74, ISSN 2131- 718X (Print), ISSN 2161-7198(Online).
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2015). Rank tests for Independence against Weighted Alternatives with missing values. American journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 4,  196-199, ISSN 2162-948X(PRINT).
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2016). On distribution free test for the two sample location problem based on signs of extreme observations. International journal of Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Applications, 10(III), 151-158, ISSN –0973-9424.
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2017). On testing against positive quadrant dependence based on sub-sample order statistics. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 50(2),  107 – 121, ISSN  0972 – 3617.
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2017). On testing against positive quadrant dependence based on matched pairs. International journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences,  13(1),  319-324, ISSN : 0973-1903.
  • Savitha Kumari,  Pandit, P.V. (2020). Nonparametric Tests for Point of Symmetry Based on Sub Sample Extremes.  Test Engineering and Management,  83, 1243-1248, ISSN -0193 – 4120.

Paper Presentation

  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled “Distribution free tests for Positive quadrant dependence based on Convex combination of two statistics” in an International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical, statistical and Computational Techniques-IMSCT-2014-FIM XXIII held at NITK Surathkal during 18th to 20th  December, 2014.
  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled “ A class of distribution free test for one sample location problem based on sub sample extremes” in a National Seminar on ‘Recent trends in Statistics and Data Analysis ‘ organized by PG Department of Statistics, S.D.M. College, Ujire on 30th & 31st, October, 2015.
  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled ‘On convex combination of two statistics for testing against PQD’ in an International conference on ‘Statistics & Related areas for Equity, Sustainability and Development’ in conjunction with 35th  Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics(ISPS) on 28th to 30th, November 2015 held at University of Lucknow.
  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled “Class of tests for positive quadrant dependence based on order statistics” in an International conference on ‘Recent Advances in Statistics’ held at University of Mumbai, Mumbai on 27th to 29th, June, 2016.
  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled “A class of tests for testing against Positive Quadrant Dependence based on matched pairs” in a National seminar on ‘Statistical Inference and stochastic modelling’ held at Karnatak University, Dharwad on 22nd & 23rd, February, 2017.
  • Ms. Manjula presented a paper entitled ‘A study of perception towards self employment with regard to Green Banking in Bantwal Taluk’ in the National conference on “Innovative practices in Banking, Management, IT, Education and Social Sciences”, held on 30th November 2019 at Shrinivas college of Management and Administration, Pandeshwar, Mangaluru.
  • Dr. Savitha Kumari presented a paper entitled “Nonparametric Tests for Point of Symmetry Based on Sub Sample Extremes” in the National conference on ‘Theoretical and applied Statistics’, organized by the Department of Statistics, Kristu Jayanti college  (Autonomous), Bangalore on 23rd & 24th January 2020
  • Ms. Manjula presented the paper titled “Students perception and satisfaction on Digital Payments Apps with reference to S.D.M. College, Ujire” in National level seminar on “Role of Digital Banking in Economic Development” held at Nehru Memorial College, KurunjibagSullia, Karnataka on 15th July 2022

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