Pooja Ramchandra Rathod

Does the academic record matter while looking for a job of Statistician?

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RE: Does the academic record matter while looking for a job of Statistician?

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The academic record does matter while looking for a job of statistician. The work area of statistician depends upon his specialization-

Operations Research- Operation research is used to find out the optimum usage of resources to gain maximum output. Areas such as process engineering and management, industrial operation design etc use operations research.

Statistical Quality Control- This is the application of statistical methods in maintaining quality of products, processes and services. He will statistically find out for instance whether a batch of television sets is free of manufacturing defects.

Quantitative Economics- Quantitative economics is the specialized application of theories of statistics in the analysis of economic trends , economic planning , financial analysis and related fields.

Applied Statistics- Applied statistics is the use of statistical analysis in various areas like engineering, agriculture, meteorology , social science research. , market research etc.

Bio statistics & Health Statistics- They use their skills in health science research. finding out efficacy of a drug , cost benefit analysis of a method of treatment , analysis of rate of death for a particular disease etc.

Mathematical Statistics- They will be involved in mathematical research involving computations and derivation

Job opportunities-

Indian Statistical Service- a service of the Government of India and other Government departments like Ministry of Commerce, Directorate of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics etc.


Economic, agriculture, medical and social research organizations like National Council of Applied Economic Research, The Center for Monitoring Indian Economy, Indian Council for Medical Research, Indian Council for Agricultural Research etc.

Market Research organizations like ORG-MARG, MODE, AC Nielson

Corporate where you will be involved in quality control, market research, business forecasting , operation research and other related operations.

Static has a wide range of applications. Business management, biotechnology , agriculture, economics, education, sociology , medical science , pharmaceutical;l science , market research , government policy making are a few examples of fields that requires statisticians.

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