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Statistics is a part of a Mathematics. In this field a person with the methods ,theory and principles that learned in the course of Statistics applies there knowledge and give a life to the data. They translate the numbers into knowledge with their expertise.
A statistician have a wide scope to work like they can work in various sectors -Finance,Economics,Medical,Education,IT,Pharmacy etc.
Looking at this there are many companies that hires Statistician. You can make your career with statistics both in Public sector and also in Private Sector.
If one is giving a thought to make a career in Public Sector than in India there are around 97 institutes under Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR) and 45 Agricultural Universities requiring a huge human resource to work in Statistics.You can give exams of Agriculture Research Service (ARS),Indian Statistical Services (ISS) through Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) and UPSC respectively. While you can also give exams of Subordiante Statistical Services (SSS).On cracking these examination one can join National Statistical Organisation or Central Statistical Organistaion or National Sample Office.
While the Nationalised Banks like SBI,Bank of Baroda etc also hires the statisticians.While in Private Sector top MNC's like HP,TCS,Infosys,HSBC,GE etc hires Masters or PhD holders of Statistics.
You can also have a good career options in Foreign Countries also like US,UK etc because there is a great demand for Statistics Students. You can also work with UN Bodies like ICARDA,ICRISAT.
I hope you find this information useful and helpful.
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