B.A. Statistics

March 1, 2017, 4:26 p.m.

Bachelor of Arts in Statistics is an undergraduate Statistics course. Statistics includes study of the science of collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of numerical as well as categorical data. Broadly speaking, B.A. (Statistics) degree course is the study of a branch of applied mathematics that uses mathematical principles to conduct research and survey experiments and arrive at the results. The B.A. (Statistics) degree course mainly covers the study of some of its specialized fields such as Actuarial Science, Applied Information Economics, Biostatistics, Business Statistics, Data Analysis, Demography, Econometrics, Energy Statistics, Engineering Statistics, Psychological Statistics, Social Statistics, etc. The duration of this course is three years.

How is B.A. Statistics Course Beneficial?

  • B.A. (Statistics) degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as M.A, Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degree in Statistics, the successful completion of which makes one eligible for the post of a lecturer in any university/college.
  • B.A. (Statistics) degree holders have tremendous job opportunities as when there is data involved, statisticians are needed, and well-formulated and organised data is required by almost every organisation.
  • B.A. (Statistics) degree holders are eligible to appear for the Indian Statistical Services, Indian Economic Services as well as Indian Civil Services exams.

 Eligibility

  • Candidates must have been passed their 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognised board of the country.

B.A. Statistics Syllabus

Syllabus of Statistics as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Part I: Sem. I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Statistical Methods I

2

Probability Theory

3

Practical

Sem. II

1

Statistical Methods II

2

Probability Distributions

3

Practical

Part II: Sem. III

1

Elementary Inference 

2

Sample Surveys

3

Practical

Sem. IV

1

Parametric and Non-parametric tests

2

Design of Experiments

3

Practical

Part III: Sem. V

1

Applied Statistics

2

Numerical Methods and Fundamentals of  Computers

3

Practical

Sem. VI

1

Statistical Quality Control

2

Operations Research

3

Practical

 

B.A. Statistics Colleges

  • C.U. Shah Arts College, Ahmedabad
  • B.L.D.E.A. Arts and Commerce College for Women, Bijapur
  • Punjabi University, Patiala
  • I.I.S. University - International College for Girls (ICG), Jaipur

B.A. Statistics Course Suitability

  • Applicants those who are good at Statistics and Mathematics are the most suitable for this course.
  • Second, those who want to become teacher or lecturer in educational institutes along with their self-run schools and colleges are good match for this degree course.
  • Candidates should also be flexible, curious and disciplined mind and have a good background in computers as statisticians use computers a lot.

 Employment Areas

  • Agricultural Research
  • Banks
  • Commerce
  • Indian Statistical Services
  • Businesses
  • Consulting Firms
  • Data Survey Agencies
  • Indian Economic Services
  • Economics
  • Demographic Studies
  • Statistical Research
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Indian Civil Services
  • Insurance
  • Statistical and Economic Bureaus
  • National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
  • The Planning Commission

 Job Types

  • Assistant Professor
  • Biometrician
  • Data Analyst
  • Biostatistician
  • Data Interpreter
  • Econometrician
  • Lecturer
  • Research Analyst
  • Enumerator
  • Research Scholar
  • Statistician

Advance Courses in B.A. Statistics

  • M.A. (Statistics)
  • M.Phil. (Statistics)
  • Ph.D. (Statistics)

 



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