Statistics Courses in India

A student who has completed a study program in Statistics has a number of career options to choose from. The most common careers in this field are research analyst, biometrician, bio statistician, econometrician, and epidemiologist. The various sectors in which an individual after having completed a course in this field can get employed in include Sports (sports statisticians), Surveys, colleges and universities, government operations, allied medical field(medical statistician), business, Indian Statistical services, and above all scientific research.

Types of career courses in Statistics

There are different study programs that are offered in Statistics. A student can enroll for one such program either at the undergraduate or post graduate level. The names of the courses offered are given below-

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • M.Sc Applied Statistics
  • M.Sc Statistics
  • B.Sc (Hons) Statistics
  • B.Sc Statistics
  • Certificate Course in Financial Statistics
  • M.Phil Statistics
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Ph.D Statistics
  • Master of Statistics
  • M.Sc Statistics

 Institutes offering Statistics in India

Institutes offering courses in Statistics in the country are mentioned below-

  • Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore
  • Indian Statistical Institute New Delhi
  • Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
  • Aligarh Muslim University - Department of Statistics and Operations Research
  • Fergusson College in Pune
  • Indian Institute of Technology - Department of Mathematics and Statistics in Kanpur
  • Loyola College in Chennai
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya – School of Statistics in Indore
  • C.B.M College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore
  • Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu
  • Osmania University – College of Science in Hyderabad
  • Nirmala College in Kerala


Individuals who enter the job market as statisticians at the entry level can earn salary between INR 1,00,000 and INR 1, 75,000 every year. Individuals at the senior level earn around INR 3,00,000 and INR 6,50,000 every year.