The minor programme in Statistics
As statistical data analysis, modelling and inference are required in almost all areas of the natural and social sciences, technology and industrial research, there has always been a demand for trained graduates and specialists in different branches of Statistics. The M.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Informatics) offered by the Mathematics department caters to this need by producing applied statisticians armed with mathematical reasoning and programming skills.
For the benefit of B. Tech. students interested in applying statistics in their discipline of graduation or for those aspiring for jobs that require statistical decision making, the Department of Mathematics is offering a minor programme comprising of the following important foundational courses
Note that the institute mandates that at least 30 credits need to be
earned in order to obtain a minor in a given discipline.
Course No.s |
Title |
L |
T |
P |
C |
Semester of offerings |
Pre- requisites |
SI 417 |
Probability Theory |
3 |
1 |
0 |
8 |
Autumn |
None |
SI 402 |
Statistical Inference |
3 |
1 |
0 |
8 |
Autumn |
SI 417 |
SI 422 |
Regression Analysis |
3 |
0 |
2 |
8 |
Spring (Even years) |
SI 402 |
SI 404 |
Applied Stochastic Processes |
2 |
1 |
0 |
6 |
Spring (Odd years) |
SI 417 |
SI 527 |
Introduction to Derivative pricing |
2 |
1 |
0 |
6 |
Spring |
SI 417 |