Department of Statistics and Operational Research
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Department of Statistics and Operational Research
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

About Us

Kurukshetra, the land of Mahabharat, is a district town of Haryana located in the close vicinity to National Highway No. 1that connects it with the national capital of India. It is considered the religious capital city of Haryana and is famous all over the globe for its magnificent divine lakes and ponds. Kurukshetra University is one of the top state universities of Haryana and acclaimed all over the world for its academic excellence. The Department of Statistics and Operational Research, therefore, delights in sharing the same rich legacy associated with the place.

The Department of Statistics and Operational Research has a vibrant Post graduate program that prepares students for opportunities in academics and leading organizations. The M. Sc. in Statistics program formulates students to work as statistical consultants and articulates them to emphasize a meaningful collaboration & communication with non-statisticians as well. The Department also offers Doctoral program in Statistics. Our M. Sc. and Ph.D. programs enable the students to responds to the challenges of the Big Data era and applications of Statistical Methods and Techniques in diverse domains. With Post graduate and Doctoral qualifications, Statisticians  find jobs that require working with data in many sectors, including those in Business, Government, Academia, Public Health, Technology and other Science fields. 



Be a center of excellence in Statistics, contributing significantly to nation-building.


To develop and apply statistical methods/techniques to solve problems and grow knowledge in the state, the nation, and the world. 

Dr. Mukender Singh Kadyan

Chairperson Speaks

Welcome to the Department of Statistics & O.R., KUK. Statistical knowledge helps in correct/ appropriate analyses and for effective presentation of the results. Being highly interdisciplinary in nature it finds application in virtually all scientific arenas and in present times it is popular and lucrative career choice for those students/individuals who enjoy problem solving ability by using logical reasoning. Statistics aims at preparing students for professional jobs in the field of data science, data management and data analysis in both public and private sectors. It prepares highly motivated and interested students for Ph.D. program in Statistics through understanding/knowledge of advanced statistical theory and methods. The Department also has a well-equipped lab for providing hands-on training on R, PYTHON, SPSS and SYSTAT to its students. In the era of big data, the future of Statistics looks more career/Job oriented than ever before.

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