Virtual University of Pakistan (VU)

Duration: Full Time, 4 Years
Degree Type: BS
Department: Statistics
Campus: Lahore

Admission Date

Jan-Feb, Aug-Sep

How To Apply


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Tuition Fee

PKR 8,000/- per Semester


Statistical computing plays a major role in the M.Sc. courses. It is considerably more applied and vocational than many other courses. It aims to produce students who can immediately work as applied statisticians. Whereas all theoretical concepts are covered, the emphasis throughout is on applying and adapting it to real-life circumstances. The analysis of real data sets plays a large part in the course and the central role of the computer as a powerful tool in modern statistics .practical work makes extensive use of standard statistical packages including MINITAB, SPSS, BMDP, TSP, SAS, R, etc., which are permanently installed on the computers in the well-furnished computer laboratory.

Degree requirements for this program are:

  •  A candidate seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science (BS) Program must have passed the examination shown in prospectus against each course or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto from a recognized institution securing g at least 45 % marks in intermediate or equivalent examination excluding marks awarded for NCC and Hafiz-e-Quran; provided further that the requirement of minimum marks may be amended from time to time by the competent body of the university. A candidate for admission has no limit on age.

The degree  provides statistical consultancy service to researchers of other disciplines in the university such as Biological Sciences, Psychology, Anthropology and others. Researchers from outside agencies such as National Institute of Population Studies and Pakistan Institute of Medical Science are regular clients receiving free expert advice on their research problems. This service is envisaged to provide paid consultancy service and conduct surveys for various National and International organizations working in Pakistan.

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