The Department of Statistics, was formed initially on creating, a post of Lecturer in 1941. The Department was offering supportive programs in Statistics for other Departments and a Diploma courses in Statistics in the early years. The Department also had a research program with 2 scholars being awarded Ph.D. in Statistics. However, the Department was involved in PG teaching since 1958, teaching statistics to M.Sc. Statistics and Inter collegiate University co-operation scheme. The Department of Statistics has evolved into a full-fledged department in teaching and research in Statistics under the able guidance of Prof.K.N.Venkataraman in 1975.
=> M.Sc Statistics
=> M.Sc Actuarial Science
=> The Department is specializing in the following areas of Research : Design and Analysis of Experiments
=> Inference for Stochastic Processes (including Inference for Time Series Queueing and Branching Processes) Statistical Inference (including Variance Components and Genetic Component Estimation and Inference for Finite Populations and Demographic Models)
=> Computer oriented Statistical Analysis
=> Operations Research
=> Distribution Theory
=> Reliability and Survival Analysis
=> Majorization inequalities
Department of Statistics
University of Madras
Chennai - 600 005
Contact No : 91-44-2539 9538
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