Department Name: Institute of Statistical Research and Training



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ISRT offers 4-year Bachelors degree in Applied Statistics and 1-year Masters in Applied Statistics. Students who are interested can seek admission in Bachelors program after being selected in the admission test under the faculty of science and conducted by the University of Dhaka.

B.Sc. Honors in Applied Statistics:

A student with high academic attainment in SSC and HSC or equivalent levels with Mathematics as a subject of study is eligible for admission.


Faculty Student Ratio: 1:14

M.Sc. in Applied Statistics:

A selected number of students will be considered for Thesis Group on the recommendation of the Academic Committee. A thesis student shall be required to submit a thesis carrying 150 marks (120 marks for the thesis and 30 marks for the viva on the thesis).

In addition, each M.Sc. student (Group A and Group B) will be required to give at least one seminar during the academic year. It is a non credit course but compulsory. the qualifying performance in the seminar should be equivalent to minimum 40% marks. The grade to be assigned will be satisfactory or not satisfactory. The examination committee and the available other members of the academic committee will evaluate the performance in the seminars.


A general admission test is taken by the Dhaka University authority and any student pursuing to study B.Sc. honors in Applied Statistics has to appear in it.

Admission in M. Sc. in Applied Statistics:


The Institute has a rich library with the latest books of statistics in Bangladesh. It preserves about 15000 copies of books written by world class statisticians, periodicals, journals etc. It is open for all ISRT students and other scholars and researchers who seek information within the scope of our collections. Library hours are 10:00 am to 4:30 pm for Saturday to Wednesday and 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for Thursday. Students can borrow two books at a time for seven days.

Co Curricular Activities:


ISRT offers short training modules for the researchers, practitioners, students and professionals who need a statistical background as well as computing knowledge with the computer using statistical packages like SPSS, SAS, S PLUS. The institute offers various training programs routinely with the availability of the faculty members.

Financial Aid/ ISRT Scholarship:


Student can consult their hassles facing in academic and nonacademic areas with the student advisor Mr. Mohmmad Lutfor Rahman.

IT Facilities:


Journal of Statistical Research (JSR) in an official publication of the Institute of Statistical Research and Training since 1970. Since its inception it has been an excellent means of transfer and communication of statistical knowledge for the developing nations across the globe. It publishes original research articles both in theoretical and applied statistics areas. Paper published in the JSR are accepted only through appropriate referring. Neither the editorial board nor the publisher is any way responsible for the opinion expressed in the papers published in the JSR.

Currently the Editor in Chief is A K MD E SALEH, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University of Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada, Email: and the Editor of the journal is M SEKANDER HAYAT KHAN, Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh Email: