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PhD Statistics

Introduction Program Summary Program Structure

Program Structure

Duration:                        Minimum 3 (Years), Maximum 5 (Years) ,Plus 2 Years  Conditional Extension as per HEC Rules.

Semester:                       Minimum 6, Maximum 10 Plus 4 Conditional Extension   as per HEC Rules

Semester Duration (Weeks):                  16
Description of Courses:             (3-Core Courses and 3-Elective Courses)

Thesis:                                      27- Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours:                                45

Core Courses:

  • Advanced Techniques in Statistical Analysis  
  • Advanced Topics in Experimental Designs
  • Advanced Topics in Sampling Techniques
  • Advanced Topics in Regression Analysis

Elective Courses (Any Two):

  • Advanced Topics Population and Demographic Analysis
  • Advanced Topics Stochastic Processes
  • Advanced Topics Financial Engineering
  • Advanced Topics Reliability Analysis
  • Advanced Topics Survival Analysis
  • Advanced Topics Bio-Statistics

Comprehensive Examination:

Before the commencement of thesis, every student has to take a comprehensive examination to demonstrate his/her grasp of knowledge that he/she acquired in the area of research. The comprehensive examination will be of 8 hours duration. The aim of the examination is to determine the student's ability to draw on the knowledge he/she acquired through an integrated framework. The grading will be based on Qualify/Not Qualify option.

Doctoral Thesis:

Thesis write-up will start after the approval of the research proposal by the PhD committee. Final doctoral thesis as per HEC policy is sent abroad for evaluation from two foreign experts. On the basis of the Evaluation Report by foreign experts the student will be required to take a Viva examination. The examiners will include external and internal examiner and where possible the foreign experts who evaluated the written thesis. All scholars must publish a scholarly paper in an HEC recognized journal for the award of PhD degree.

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