Details of MA3205 (Spring 2020)

Level: 3 Type: Theory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
MA3205 Statistics I Satyaki Mazumder

Descriptive Statistics: Data, frequency distribution, line diagram, bar diagram, histogram, pie chart, pictorial presentation of data.

Applications of Different Moments: Measures of central tendency and dispersion, moments, Sheppard's correction, measures of skewness and kurtosis.

Correlation and Regression: Product moment correlation and rank correlation, simple regression, multiple regression, multiple correlation and partial correlation coefficients, forecasting.

Sampling: Drawing of samples based on SRSWR and SRSWOR, drawing of samples from different discrete and continuous statistical distributions.

Inference: Point estimation and interval estimation, tests of normal population mean and population variance, tests for equality of population means, tests for equality of population variances, paired-t test, test for population correlation coefficient, large sample tests for population mean, _2 test for goodness of fit, _2 test for independence of attributes.


1. Goon, A.M., Gupta, M. and Dasgupta, B., Fundamentals of Statistics, Vols. I & II, World Press.

2. Miller, I. and Miller, M., John E. Freund's Mathematical Statistics with Applications, Pearson.

3. Rencher, A.C., Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Wiley.

4. Snedecor, G.W. and Cochran, W.G., Statistical Methods. Iowa State University Press.

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Not Allowed
2 IP 4 Not Allowed
3 IP 6 Not Allowed
4 MR 2 Not Allowed
5 MR 4 Not Allowed
6 MS 6 Core
7 RS 1 Not Allowed
8 RS 2 Not Allowed