Department of Statistics:
Department of Statistics was established in the year 1949. Currently there are 14 faculty members, including 3 Professors, 4 Associate Professors , 1 Assistant Professor and 6 temporary faculty members. Department is actively involved in research in the areas of Probability, Statistical Quality Control, Statistical Inference, Operations Research and Design of Experiments. The Department has to its credit more than 100 research papers in nationally as well as internationally reputed journals.
The department also has a Statistical Service Unit, which provides statistical consultation to the researchers.
Population Research Centre (PRC) of the Department has the status of fully developed PRC. At present, the major functions of the centre are Research and Consultation Services. The research findings of the center have helped the Gujarat State as well as the Central Government in formulating policies as well as revising the on-going health and family planning programme.