Core Areas of Research are Distribution Theory, Reliability Theory, Information Theory, Time Series Analysis, Statistical Inference, Stochastic Processes, Survival Analysis.
Department Of Statistics is one of the leading University departments in India and is committed to advancing knowledge and learning through teaching and research in Statistics. The Department of Statistics was established as a separate department in 1996. The Department offers M.Sc degree programme in Statistics, M.Tech in Engineering Statistics and research leading to PhD degree. The M.Tech Engineering Statistics programme is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India has identified this department as an advanced centre in Statistics under its 'Special Assistance Programme (SAP)' at DRS level III. The Department of Statistics is supported by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India under the 'Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure (FIST) scheme. The department has a full fledged computer lab with internet and Wi-Fi connectivity. The department has attracted funds from various agencies through sponsored research projects. Several international and national conferences/workshops in emerging areas of Statistics were organized by the department. The Department is actively engaged in research in the fields of both theoretical and applied areas of Statistics. The Department provides consultancy services to various industrial organizations and business sectors.