Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Formerly known as nagpur university. Accredited with grade A by NACC

Department of Statistics

About us

Post Graduate Teaching Department of Statistics came into existence in the year 1976 under the leadership of Late Dr. B.S. Fadnis, the then head, Department of Mathematics. The Department made a significant progress within a few years. In the year 1979, Late Dr. A.B. Buche, a distinguished personality in the field of Stochastic Processes and Functional equations joined the department as the first Professor and Head. After Dr. Buche, Dr. Mrs. M. V. Khaparde, Dr. S. P. Kane and Dr. P.G. Khot worked as Head of the Department.

Faculty members of the department have completed two major Research Projects and one minor Research Project. The faculty members of the department are carrying out research work in the different fields of statistics. The department is active in updating the curriculum and encouraging research.

Different fields of Statistics in which research is being carried out includes Stochastic Processes, operations Research, Applied Probability Theory, Statistical quality control, Randomized clinical trails. Faculty members of the department are actively involved in various academic activities Nationally and Internationally.

Building of Statistics Department


Department offers programs leading to:

  1. M.Sc. (Statistics)
  2. Ph.D. (Statistics)
  3. M.Phil. (Statistics)


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Course Intake Capacity
M.Sc. 30
M.Phil. 05 (min)
Ph.D. 06

Admissions to M. Sc. are through Centralized Process of Admission (CAP) and M. Phil courses are done as per the merit list based on Post graduate degree. Reservation policy as per Government rules is followed.




2 Years (4 Semesters)


B.A. / B.Sc. with Statistics
B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the Subjects


1. Dr. Mrs. N. M. Wazalwar :

Dr. N. M. Wazalwar

Dr. Mrs. N. M. Wazalwar is working as Associate Professor in Department of Statistics and is having 33 years of teaching experience at Post graduate level in the university. Dr. Wazalwar has published five research papers, two research students are working under her guidance and one student has completed M. Phil. dissertation under her supervision. She visited university of Lisbon, Portugal. Her areas of research are Stochastic Processes and Bio-statistics, Multivariate Analysis. She has provided Statistical Consultancy to the researchers in Microbiology, Political Science, Engineering, Architecture, English, Medical Sciences, etc.
Contact No : 9823058011
E mail: [email protected]


Department of Statistics runs consultancy in the department. Researchers in different disciplines approach department for the analysis of their data. Faculty members of the department help researchers in various fields by providing them statistical consultancy at reasonable rate. Till date we have provided consultancy to the researchers in Microbiology, Management, Engineering, Library Science, Political Science, Architecture, Medical Sciences, etc.


Research Ongoing & Completed
More than 30 Students have completed their Ph.D.

Ongoing Research

Research Ongoing & Completed
Sr. No. Name of Researcher Name of Guide Topic
1. Mr. K. J. Jain Dr. (Mrs.) N. M. Wazalwar Study of Non-Parametric Control Charts.
2. Ms. Payal R. Dongre Dr. (Mrs.) N. M. Wazalwar A Study of Some Statistical Methods in Genome Wide Association.

Major & Minor Research Projects

Minor Research Projects - 01 Completed
Major Research Projects - 02 Completed

Facilities / Programme

The department has excellent computing facility. The computer Laboratory is well equipped with latest Statistical Software like STATCRAFT.

Every year department of Statistics organizes workshops for the benefit of the students on topics like:

  1. Statistical Analysis using Advanced Microsoft Excel
  2. Statistical Tools for Finance & Insurance
  3. Statistics Using R and
  4. Role of Analyst in Different Fields etc.


  1. Inauguration of Seminar Hall
  2. Workshop on “Role of Analyst in Different Fields”
  3. Quiz Competition for the students of the department on Democracy in India
  4. Guest lecture of Dr. M. Kashikar on Duties of Citizen : Backbone of Democracy.


Post Graduate Teaching Department of Statistics
Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Educational Campus
Amravati Road Nagpur 440033