M.Phil Statistics


In continuation of the BS Statistics program, further higher training toward research is essential in Pakistan. The Best University in Multan is providing higher research facilities to the students of Southern Punjab in many disciplines in M.Phil. Statistics. ISP is the only institution in Southern Punjab providing this facility with highly qualified and trained faculty. Moreover, ISP is also providing facilities of research to the students in many vacant research areas, so that after completing their degrees they can get jobs.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After completion of M.Phil. degree in Statistics our students shall be able to:


Acquire a sound knowledge and deeper understanding of Statistics and will be able to pursue their studies for Ph.D. in Statistics.


Do research in Statistics as well as related areas of other disciplines.


To read, discuss, write and present Statistics with proper reasoning.


To work both independently and collaboratively on statistical problems in their own as well as allied areas while demonstrating high ethical values.


Acquire a sound knowledge of latest statistical software, needed in their areas.


Pursue their professional career in universities, research organizations, Business and Finance, Govt. Departments as well as private organizations, etc.; and will be able to reach middle level management within five years.

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

The PLOs of our M.Phil. Statistics program are as follows:


To apply knowledge of Statistics and other related areas to the solutions of problems occurring in their own areas as well as related areas of other disciplines.


To identify research literature and formulate statistical problems for further analysis and investigations.


To create, select and apply appropriate methods and techniques for the solution of statistical problems.


To apply their knowledge of social, health, cultural and economic issues in their professional responsibilities.


To apply high ethical values and norms in their professional careers.


To work effectively as an individual or as a member of team in multi-disciplinary environment.


To communicate effectively on statistical ideas and techniques with Statistics community as well as society.


To engage in life-long learning in the context of latest advancements in their own and related areas.

Eligibility Criteria

16 Years relevant education from HEC recognize institute with at least 2nd Division and GAT General (Cat-C, Physical Sciences) with at least 50 % score


Career Prospects

Statisticians not only work in academia but also work in many other fields including the following:

Market researcher

Financial risk analyst

Operational researcher

Business analyst

Data scientist

Investment analyst and many others.



For M.Phill statistics program NOC is granted by HEC Pakistan.


Scheme of Studies for M.Phil Statistics Program

Total Credit Hours = 30

Advanced Probability Theory Advanced Statistical Inference Advanced Regression Analysis
Linear Models Advanced Design of Experiments Advanced Multivariate Analysis
Regression Models for Count Data Advanced Categorical Data Analysis Logical Reasoning and Research Methods
Time Series Analysis and Forecasting Survey Sampling Longitudinal Data Analysis
Survival Data Analysis Spatial Data Analysis Advanced Distribution Theory
Applied Stochastic Models Inference in Stochastic Processes Advanced Bayesian Inference
Optimization Techniques Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials Bayesian Inference
Ecological Statistics Financial Stochastic Models Statistical Genetics
Generalized Linear Models Decision Trees Generalized Linear Mixed Models
Meta-Analysis Advanced Operations Research Multilevel Modeling
Environmental Statistics Applied Smoothing Techniques Convergence in Probability
Advanced Statistical Methods in Quality Control Meta-Analysis Structural Equation Models
Causal Inference