Statistics was introduced for the first time in the first year of a two-year degree course as a subsidiary subject in 1970. Statistics was offered as a principal subject in the 1981 three-year degree program. For almost five decades, the department of statistics has been offering the latest and best knowledge to students seeking a career in the field of statistics.
Also, department is running B.Com. Statistics course as specialization. The Department of Statistics started the M.Sc. in Statistics in 2012. The department has highly qualified and experienced teaching staff. Many outstanding alumni of the department are presently working all over India and abroad. The central library have a fairly rich collection of reference books of Statistics, moreover our departmental library is also enriched by 370+ reference books of statistics which are donated by our alumni and teaching staff. The department has well-equipped, three air-conditioned laboratories with 120+ computers and licenced SPSS, MATLAB, SYSTAT, and Wolfram Mathematica software. The course curriculums have been updated several times, thus giving students an advantage over their peers. The success of the department is largely attributed to the dedication of the teaching and non-teaching staff. Department has signed MoU with AIS SOLUTIONS PVT LTD, Pune on 23rd Nov. 2021 and with Stat Modeller, Vadodara, Gujarat on 2022. Cytel Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Provides, Cytel Fly-High Scholarship for PG Students every year since 2015. Best Practices of the department are, Celebration of National and World Statistics Day, Statistics Quiz, Data Diverse Club, Organization of workshop/seminar/hands on training programs to improve students’ personality, academic projects based on social issues.