Pune: Symbiosis Society has launched a new institute, Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI) in the city. The institute will offer two-year full time postgraduate programme i.e. MSc in Applied Statistics.
The programme will offer hands on training to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis with applicable statistical software, internship and project opportunities to students in various fields of statistics.
The graduate aspirants from statutory/recognised university with a minimum of 50 per cent marks (45 per cent for SC/ST) at graduation level and with statistics/ mathematics at principal/ subsidiary level are eligible to join the curriculum this year. This year, the batch will commence in July 2018 which will consist of four semesters.
Aspirants can fill up the online form for the examination.
Candidates will be evaluated based on their performance at the ‘Writing Aptitude Test (Technical and Academic)’ (WAT) which will be conducted in Kolkata, Noida and Pune. WAT is a written test which will be followed by a comprehensive Personal Interaction. The last date for online application is May 24.
The students will have career opportunities in varied domains such as pharma insurance, finance, automobile, information technology and many other sectors that will entail market research, forecasting and predictive analysis. It will also provide opportunities for students for national and international research institutes, research laboratory, academia, non-governmental organisations, consulting and doctoral studies among other opportunities.
The classes will be held at ICC off Senapati Bapat Road.