Higher studies after B.Sc in Statistics


Bachelor of Science in Statistics (B.Sc Statistics) is an undergraduate program for aspirants who are interested in mathematics. The course mainly concentrates in mathematics along with other topics like Probability & Distribution, Applied Statistics, Statistical Maths, Accounting, Operation Research and Programming. The minimum time required to complete the course is three years in full time course but for part time courses the duration may vary from three to five years.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies in Statistics

Candidates who have completed their higher secondary course can join for the under graduate program in statistics (B.Sc Statistics). Such candidates should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects in plus two.  There are many options for higher studies for those who have completed their bachelor’s degree in Statistics.

Higher study options in Statistics after B.Sc

There are many options for higher studies after completing B.Sc in Statistics. Various higher studies options are:

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Master of Science in Actuarial science (M.Sc. Actuarial science)
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.Sc. Library and Information Science)
  • Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (M.Sc. Quantitative Economics)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Masters of Science in Mathematics (M.Sc. Mathematics)
  • Masters of Science in Statistics (M.Sc. Statistics)
  • Master of Business administration (MBA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Statistical Methods with Applications
  • Specialist Development Program in Statistical Quality Control (SQC)
  • Junior and Senior Research Fellowship Rules (JRF & SRF Rules)
  • Junior/Senior Research Fellowship

Other certification courses after B.Sc in Statistics

Certain certificate courses can also be completed after doing B.Sc in Statistics. Such courses are

  • Certificate/Diploma course in Computer Programming & Applications
  • Part-time Certificate/Diploma course in Statistical Quality Control (SQC)
  • Intensive course in Programming and Application of Electronic Computers
  • Part-time course in Statistical Methods and Applications
  • Part-time course in Statistical Quality Control (SQC)

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in Statistics

Candidates with a graduate degree of B.Sc Statistics are eligible to apply for numerous jobs in banking sector, software sector, quality control sector etc. These graduates can also join in various share trading and financial organizations.

Many of the leading colleges offering B.Sc Statistics provide placement services for their students. Many reputed public and private organizations recruit graduates in B.Sc Statistics. They can join the Indian Statistical Services by qualifying an entrance exam carried by the UPSC. Private sector organizations in the insurance and software sector also recruit graduates in B.Sc Statistics. Most well-known statistical organizations around the world are Euro-stat, IAOS, OECD, PARIS21 and UNESCO.



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    my qulification is bsc(math,state,economics)and msc operation research.i want to other degree related to my subjects