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What kind of aptitude is required if someone were to choose Statistics as major?

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RE: What kind of aptitude is required if someone were to choose Statistics as major?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Dear Statistics Aspirant,
Welcome to CareerGuide.com smile Hope you have doing well and Thanks for approaching us for your career query.

Statistics has been one of the top most opted career by may students nowadays because of its demand and wide scope in the corporate not only in India but also in various foreign countries.
The work of Statistician is to collect the data and by using the expert knowledge of statistical methods interprets numerical facts and creates a valuable information by way of summary of data and findings.
A statistician can work in numerous fields like Applied Statistics,Agriculture,Education,Finance,IT,Medical etc. While they have a wide scope of career opportunities available both in Public as well as Private Sector.

In order to be a Statistician one needs to check whether his area of interest lies in this field or nor because one needs to be very good with the Mathematics part. In order to check this i would suggest you to go for CareerGuide.com's Psychometric Aptitude Test which will give you an clear insight about it.

One must have the following Aptitude's and Attributes in order to make a career in Statistics:-
1.Good at Mathematics
2.Must have Critical Thinking
3.Active Listening
4.Reading Comprehension
5.Active Learning
6.Complex Problem Solving
7.Judgement and Decision Making
8.Good Communication and Presentation Skills
9.Good Writing Skills
10.Science
11.Good System Analysis and its knowledge
12.Learning Strategies
13.Operation Analysis
14.Time Management
15.Ready to learn new things
16.Coordination
17.Leadership Skills
18.Enthusiasm and Self-confidence
19.Team work

These are some of the Aptitudes that one must have in order to make a career in Statistics.

I hope you find this information useful and helpful.
Feel free to get in touch again.

Wish you Good Luck!!!

Thank You

Warm regards,
Prathamesh K.

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