Central Department of Statistics
Central Department of Statistics, Tribhuvan University is the sole department in Nepal which offers and produce Master’s Degree holders in Statistics as well as PhD in Statistics. The department was established in 1972 with its first Head of the Department, Prof. B. N. Nagnur of Karnatak University, India. In its early developing phase, Indian Co-operation Mission supported M.Sc. Statistics program with distinguished Professors Dr. P. C. Sharma and Dr. A. V. Kharshikar. In due course of time, TU constructed Statistics Instruction Committee which later transformed to Central Department of Statistics.
Prof. Dr. Gauri Shrestha
Head of the Department
The M. Sc. / M. A. Statistics program is an academic course covering both theoretical and applied areas of Statistics. It is divided into four semesters (six months per semester) with a total duration of 2 years and annual intake system. The program contains 11 core courses, 5 optional courses, 3 computing (practical) courses, dissertation and two additional courses as an alternative option for dissertation.
Central Department of Statistics started to produce Ph. D. in Statistics from the year 2005 under the supervision of Prof. Mrigendra Lal Singh. Since then the department has produced Ph. D.s in Statistics regularly for the span of around 20 years with the output of 14 Ph. D. Statistics holders. Diverse areas of Statistics have been covered in Ph. D. researches such demographic and related areas, environmental health and climate change, agricultural statistics, Bayesian inference, tourism statistics, and many more with substantial contributions to Statistics through statistical models and analysis methods, techniques and tools. At present, altogether 9 scholars are undertaking their Ph. D. research works.
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Central Department of Statistics, Tribhuvan University is the sole department in Nepal which offers and produce Master’s Degree holders in Statistics as well as PhD in Statistics. The department was established in 1972 with its first Head of the Department, Prof. B. N. Nagnur of Karnatak University, India.