Statisticians are the people who use statistical methods to collect and analyze data and to help solve real-world problems in business, engineering, healthcare, or other fields.
Employers of professionals as statisticians include:
• Pharmaceutical companies - ranging from small local firms to large national and international companies
• Higher education institutions
• Operational and scientific research establishments
• Contract research organizations (CROs)
• Public sector research organizations (such as the Health Protection Agency and the World Health Organization)
• Regulatory authorities
• Market research companies
• Manufacturing and service companies
• Investment companies and banks
• Insurance companies
• The National Health Service
Class 10+2 with Mathematics
• Analytical skill: Statisticians use statistical techniques and models to analyze large amounts of data. • Communication skills: Statisticians often work with
and propose solutions to
people who do not have extensive knowledge of mathematics or statistics. • Math skills: Statisticians use statistics
and linear algebra to develop their models and analyses. • Problem-solving skills: Statisticians must develop techniques to overcome problems in data collection and analysis
such as high non response rates
so that they can draw meaningful conclusions.
Courses to be pursued
• B. Stat.
• M. Stat.
• B. tech.
• M. tech.
• B. Math
• M. Math
Statisticians typically work full time. Flexible working hours are common amongst them. Paid overtime is occasionally available. Part-time work, home working and career breaks are also possible.
He is currently serving as the Professor Emeritus at Penn State University &Research Professor at the University at Buffalo. Being described as a living legend by the American Statistical Association, his work has influenced not just statistics but various other fields like economics, genetics, demography, biometry, medicine and more.
He is a key contributor to the foundations of statistics; Debabrata Basu was India’s leading mathematician and statistician. Working in the direction of development of survey sampling, his theories formed a strong basis of a complete sufficient statistic.