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The Statistics department shares the vision of the institute of achieving excellence in teaching and research. The department was established in 1974. It has always striven to succeed in this endeavour. Over the years, it has evolved as one of the premier departments in the country providing excellent teaching and research in Statistics. In addition, research is also carried out in interdisciplinary areas of science and technology thereby contributing to the vibrant academic ambiance of Ravenshaw University, Cuttack.

The department runs B.A./B.Sc. (Statistics Honours), B.A./B.Sc. B.Ed. (Statistics Honours), M.A./M.Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes. The current faculty (with a dedication to teaching, complement one another with diversified research interests in fields like operation research, inventory management, queuing theory, inference, sampling, Probability and Reliability Theory). The current faculty’s qualitative publications are a milestone in research that enhances the scope for further research in the department. The department has a well-versed curriculum framed according to the U.G.C. guidelines. Every year, students are selected to participate in summer internship and training programmes like MTTS, TPM, etc. to enrich their knowledge and problem-solving skills in the subject. Our students also qualify for tests like GATE, CSIR-UGC (NET) and are admitted into reputed National research institutes like NISER, IISER, IITs, NITs, ISM Dhanbad, etc. They also succeed in getting good job opportunities in the state and national levels, respectively.

Established in 1974 as a part of Ravenshaw College and from 2006 as a regular department of Ravenshaw University, Department of Statistics has sanctioned teaching position of seven. The Department offers B.A. and B.Sc. in Statistics Honours, and M.Sc. in Statistics.


  • To strengthen the Statistics teaching, research and its applications
  • To start five-year integrated programme in Statistics i.e. M. Stat
  • To popularize the Department as center for excellence in Statistics.


  • To improve continually the academic research dissemination and quality in statistics teaching and research.
  • To promote quality of teaching, learning and research in the department.
  • To encourage quality related research studies, consultancy and training programs.
  • To collaborate with other stake holders of Statistical studies.
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