Department of Statistics, Punjabi University, Patiala
Department History | Faculty | Significant Achievements | Visiting Faculty | Courses Offered & Admission Criteria | Infrastructure | Thrust Areas | Major/Minor Projects | Scholarships | Contact Us

Department History

Date of Establishment of the Department. 22-3-1984

The department of Statistics came into existence due to the bifurcation of the department of Mathematics in 1984. It started as a small department with main emphasis on post graduate teaching and research. Adequate facilities have been provided by the department for training the students, research scholars and teachers of the department. The main objective of the department is to impart statistical and computer knowledge based education to cater various needs of academia and industry. At present the department is running successfully B.Sc. (CSM), Master of statistics and Ph.D. courses in the research areas of Design of Experiments, Sampling Theory & Sample Surveys, Operations Research and Reliability.

Faculty and System Officers with qualifications and specialization:

Faculty Specialization Distinction/ Awards Publications/ Projects (Number only) Conferences/ Seminars Attended (Number only)
Name: Dr. Davinder Kumar Design of Experiments,  Sampling Theory

1)University medal for standing 1st in M.Sc.

2) URS

3) Merit Scholarship in M.Sc. and M.Phil

Books:01 Conferences
Designation: Prof. Papers National : 9
Qualification: M.Sc. , M.Phil.,  Ph.D., P.G.D.C.A. National :5 International :16
Contact Information International :25 Seminars
Ph: 0175-2285145

Mob: 9417176244

Projects : 0 National :
Link to Bio-Data International:
Name: Dr. H.S.Jhajj Sampling Theory and Sample Survey , Statistical Inference. Gold Medal list In M.Sc. Books:3 Conferences
Designation: Professor Papers National :7
Qualifications:  M.Sc.,M.Phil, Ph.D. National :10 International :7
Contact Information International :37 Seminars
Ph: 0175-2285656(R) Mob:9417462856 Projects :0 National : 2
Link to Bio-Data International:1
Name: Dr M.K.Sharma Sampling Theory and sample Survey National award Books:0 Conferences
Designation: Professor Papers National : 10
Qualifications: M.Sc.,M.Phil,Ph.D. National :2 International : 1
Contact Information International :32 Seminars
Mob: 9417733817 Projects :0 National :
Link to Bio-Data International:
Name: Dr. P.C.Garg Operations Research University Medal  for Standing Ist in M.Phil Books: Conferences
Designation: Professor Papers National : 16
Qualifications:M.Sc., M.Phil ., Ph.D National :10 International : 0
Contact Information International :27 Seminars
Ph: 0175-2286518


Projects :0 National :
Link to Bio-Data International:
Name: Dr. Upasana Sharma Reliability Modeling and Analysis Metriculation      merit Scholarship ,   JRF & SRF from   CSIR, New   
Books:0 Conferences
Designation: Associate Professor & Head Papers National : 5
Qualifications: M.Sc. Ph.D.,One year diploma in Computer Applications . National : 0 International : 9
Contact Information International :17 Seminars
Ph Cell: 9815703437 Projects :0 National :
Link to Bio-Data International:
Name: Dr. Neelam kumari Operations Research Net qualified(under CSIR-UGC) Books: conferences
Designation: Asstt. Professor Papers National: 5
Qualifications : M.Sc, P.h.D., P.G.D.C.A National:2 International :3
Contact Information International:9 Seminars
Ph. 9888714867 Projects:1 National: 2
E-mail   International
Link to Bio-Data    
Name: Dr. Rohtash Bhardwaj Stochasic Models, Reliability theory & Applications

1) M.Sc. Gold Medal

2) M.Phil. Ranked First

Books:0 Conferences
Designation: Asstt. Professor Papers National : 12
Qualifications: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. National : 3 International :10
Contact Information International :21 Seminars
Ph:08054780540 Projects :0 National :5
Link to Bio-Data International:
Name: Mr. Sarabjit Singh Brar Sampling Theory and Sample Survey

1) M.Phil. with distinction

2) JRF-NET (under CSIR-UGC)

Books:1 Conferences
Designation: Asstt. Professor Papers National : 1
Qualifications: M.Sc.(Statistics),

M.Sc.(Math), M.Phil., Doing Ph.D.

National :1 International : 2
Contact Information International :2 Seminars
Ph:9417742103 Projects :0 National : International:
Link to Bio-Data

Significant Achievements

Department organized a four week Refresher course in year 2001

Courses Offered and Admission Criteria

S. No. Course Duration (years) Seats Eligibility Admission Procedure (Through Entrance Test/Direct)
1. B.Sc.(CSM) 3 Year 33 10+2 with  50% Marks & with Mathematics as a subject . Direct
2. M.Sc. (Statistics) 2 Year 33 Graduation with Statistics/Mathematics /Quantitative Techniques as one of the subject and 10+2 with Mathematics Direct



Six Teacher Rooms , Four class Room , one HOD Room, One Computer Lab , One Office Room

Thrust Areas

A) Design of Experiments 

B) Operations Research

C) Sampling Theory

D) Reliability


1)        DST-FIST funded five year departmental project worth Rs. 21,50,000/- duration  from Dec. 2012-2017.
2)        Major research project entitling "Stochastic Modeling and Profic Analysis of Standby Systems with server Failure" amounting Rs. 11,90,800/- April 2013-2016.
Principal Investigator : Dr. Rohtash Bhardwaj
3)        National level UGC funded CPRHE/NUERA project entitled "Financing of Public Higher Education Institutions in India : A Study of Flow of Funds and their Utilisation", Co-PI : Dr. Neelam Kumari.


University Research Scholarship-one

Contact Us

Name: Prof. Davinder Kumar
The Head of the Department,
Department of Statistics
Punjabi University, Patiala,Punjab.
Pin -147002

Ph: 0175

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