About the Program
The two-year M.Sc. Program on Applied Statistics and Data Analytics is intended for the students who aspire to excel in data analytics. It provides a spectrum of basics to advanced statistical methods and their applications to both conventional and IT industries that enable to tackle emerging problems. The curriculum covers emerging topics such as Big Data Analytics, Pattern Recognition and Marketing Analytics to deal with vast data from business, healthcare, sensors, Internet, surveys, social media, astronomy, human space exploration and operations, and aeronautics. In addition to the regular curriculum, students are encouraged to take up summer/winter In-plant training/Internship. This will help students to learn about using data mining techniques to analyze data, discover patterns, suggest analytical models to identify and respond to various patterns such as structural pattern, creational pattern and behavioral pattern, and then enrich the enactment of business, technological, industrial and healthcare processes by implanting the analytical models within the consistent operational applications. A full length project is included in the curriculum to be completed in the final semester. Students are expected to take up such projects in industries. This helps students to gain knowledge on working conditions and industrial requirements when they are employed.
Salient Features of the Program
- Gain knowledge in computer programming and statistical software related to Applied Statistics and Data Analytics.
- Placements in both conventional and software Industries.
- Scope for doing research for those who aim to be a teacher, scientist or research associate in highly reputed national and international institutions.
- Gain competency in the preparation of national level scholarship tests such as UGC/CSIR – NET and GATE.
About the curriculum and syllabi
The curriculum and syllabi for this program are on par with any reputed educational institution in India and abroad. Syllabus is framed in such a way that the candidates will be competent enough to take up the tests like NET, SLET, GATE etc. The Program offers comprehensive instruction in the theory, methods and application of Statistics. The courses include computer-intensive classes as a tool to support the analysis and interpretation of statistical data.
Employment opportunities for people qualified with M.Sc. in Applied Statistics and Data analytics are available in the form of teaching positions in various educational institutions all over India and abroad. They are also eligible to work as Scientists and Research Associates in highly reputed organizations such as ISRO, DRDO and CSIR. In addition, lucrative jobs are available in software industries. In our integrated mathematics batch, while some of the students have got jobs in both public and private sector banks, many current final year students have already secured internships/jobs in industries (manufacturing/ software/insurance). The prospective recruiters for the students of Applied Statistics and Data Analytics are: