Statistics is a section of Mathematics, Specialists, who use statistics to sketch, collect and evaluate data in different fields of the industry are called “Statisticians”. Statistics can be used in scientific research fields such as economics, medicine, marketing, demography, biology, public health, sports, medicines, psychology, advertising, and many others.
Courses to become a Statistician:
Certificate & Diploma courses: Certificate in Statistical Methods and Applications, Diploma Courses in Statistics.
Bachelor Courses: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Statistics, Bachelor in Statistics, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Statistics.
Master Courses: Master of Arts in Statistics, Master in Statistics, Master of Science (Hons) in Statistics.
Doctoral Courses: Master of Philosophy in Statistics, Ph.D. in Statistics.
Basic Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply for bachelor's courses after 12th with Mathematics or Statistics as a compulsory subject. For admissions in master courses, you should have a bachelor’s degree in statistics from any recognized university. Candidates seeking admissions in doctoral courses must hold a master's degree like M.Stat, M.Sc in Statistics.
Entrance exams: Aligarh Muslim University: Department of Statistics and Operations Research Entrance Exam, Indian Statistical Institute Entrance Exam, Delhi University Entrance Exam, University of Pune Entrance Exam, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination.
Top Colleges to pursue a career as Statistician: Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, H.R. College of commerce and economics, Mumbai, Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, Thakur College of Science & Commerce, Mumbai, Shantiniketan Group Of Colleges, Bangalore, Smt. M.M.K College of Commerce And Economics, Mumbai, SIES (Nerul) College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Navi Mumbai, K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce, Mumbai, Academic Staff College, Thiruvananthapuram.
A statistician can get employment opportunities in many fields. Some of the employment areas are Education, Sports, Psychology, Private Companies, Research and Development, Government Sectors, Data Analysis, Healthcare, Financial Firms.