Statistician - Career Queries

Statistician provides the methods and reasoning for producing a new data and understanding an existing data. There is a tremendous growth in data nowadays and the data are widely used in many fields. To manage these data is the work of a statistician. The statisticians are the experts who do the tasks such as producing a safe data, analyzing the data, practical conclusions to the data and so on. To understand and analyze the data the statistician must have the ability to work with other people and to communicate with them. They work in the sectors like health, education, Government, finance, etc. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Statistician answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Statistician

As a [statistician][1], you would be mainly involved in Prediction for a company, its market trend and profitability and growth. This would involve use of statistical data pertaining to probability and analysis and noting the market trend. Every field you can think of right from FMCG to retail to sports to motors to computer to education to politics to share markets to IT etc requires the forecast of statisticians. You have a wide choice, right from Private sector jobs to a government sector. As such the job titles available are: [Research Analysts][2] Economists Biometrician Bioststistician

Statistics is all about data analysis. Its objective is to draw  a meaning nad interpretation out of stacks of numerical data of facts and events. A statistician job is also to make these conclusions simple enough for the layman to understand After 12th with maths an aspirant can do Bachelor of Science with major in statisytics followed by masters of statistics/ operational research, quantitative economics or mathematical statistics.Areas of Specializations:-Operation Research- is used to find out the optimum usage of resources to gain maximum output. Areas such as process engineering and

The typical day of a Statistician is spent in the following way: Checking the emails at the start of the day and making sure that the necessary communications are made. The day usually starts with a team meeting or discussions with clients.   Most of the day is spent in the offices. In certain cases they may have to travel to the site to set up the statistical data surveys and ensure that best quality data is collected. They work on designing the experiments and methodologies in order to do the best analysis.   Monitoring, modelling and analyzing the various data models and make

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Statistics has a wide range of applications. Business management , [Biotechnology][2], [Agriculture][3] , [Economics][4] , [Education][5] , Sociology, [Medical Science][6] , [Pharmaceutical][7] Sciences, [Market research][8], [meteorology][9] , public services , government policy making are some of the [fields that require statisticians][10]. Most of their work is desk bound except if they are actively involved in data collection. The statisticians are actively involved in operation research. Operation research is used to find out the optimum usage of resources to gain maximum output

Along with a post graduate degree in [statistics][1] , an aspirant keen on making a [career in statistics][2] needs to have good reasoning ability, persistence and the ability to apply principles to new types of problems. Strong foundation in mathematical statistics is a must. [Good communication skills are important for perspective statisticians,][3] in order to qualify for many positions in industry where the need to explain technical matters to layman is common. The person should have strong background in statistical computing as well as should stay updated on recent literature and stat

Dear Aspirant, Statistics as a career option has tremendous scope and opportunities. With MSc in Statistics, you can get jobs in Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds Asset Management companies, Data Analytics, Govt jobs like with Railways, etc. and Teaching. Best wishes

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Dear Aspirant, Statistics as a career option has tremendous scope and opportunities. With MSc in Statistics, you can get jobs in Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds Asset Management companies, Data Analytics, Govt jobs like with Railways, etc. and Teaching. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Statistician category

Dear Aspirant, Statistics as a career option has tremendous scope and opportunities. With MSc in Statistics, you can get jobs in Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds Asset Management companies, Data Analytics, Govt jobs like with Railways, etc. and Teaching. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Statistician category

Dear Aspirant, Statistics as a career option has tremendous scope and opportunities. With MSc in Statistics, you can get jobs in Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds Asset Management companies, Data Analytics, Govt jobs like with Railways, etc. and Teaching. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Statistician category

Dear Aspirant, You need to focus on one thing.  I would suggest you to choose either Statistics or Computer Science. According to me, BSc Statistics is not eligible for Computer Science Masters. Best wishes

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1 answer Surabhi Dewra in Statistician category

Hello Anjali, After completion of B.Sc. in Biochemistry, degree students go for higher education. There are several study options available after B.Sc. Biochem, namely,  Master of Science in Plant Biochemistry Master of Science in Biochemistry Master of Science in Advanced Biochemistry Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry Post Graduate Diploma in Biochemistry Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Biochemistry Master of Philosophy in Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy in Fluid Dynamics Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry There are also some certification courses available to get you job

1 answer Yesha Doshi in Statistician category

Dear Aspirant, I would suggest not to look for a job on the basis of BSc IT only. BSc IT is just the basic qualification you have acquired. However if you are required to work for some other reasons, then you can apply for jobs in IT companies for roles like Analyst, Data Analyst, Network Administration, Programming, etc. But if you are not required to work, I would definitely suggest to first complete your post graduation. MSc IT or MCA would be a better choice. Also do not for any distance mode qualification. Along the side you may also try to acquire certifications like CCNA, MCSE, etc

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Statistician category

Dear Aspirant, ISI is reputed institutions having its campuses in Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore. What do you have to get admission in Indian Statistical Institute? For answering this, I need to know course you are interested in (UG or PG course, area of specialization (Bachelor in Statistics; Bachelor in Mathematics; Masters in Statistics, Masters in Mathematics; Masters in Quantitative Economics; MTech in Computer Science; MTech in quality, reliability and operations research, PhD, DSc etc.). Well, you need to prepare for  entrance test based on the level of course. Please refer to www

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Hello, after your Bachelor's i will suggest you to complete your masters into statistics. That will complete your degree in real sense and many options like PhD,lecturership,research and better placement will be available for you. Good luck.

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