THE INSTITUTE FOR STATISTICS IN KERALA
CUSAT was ranked in in the 251-300 category for Asia, despite an endowment of under US$ 0. 5 million and in the 801-1000 category by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018. The National Institutional Ranking Framework, devised by Ministry of Human Resource Development to rate the Universities of India, ranked the university at number 30 in 2016 and the ranking dropped in 2017 to 86, before recovering to 69 in 2018, and to 65 in 2019.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
There are two fee structures one as state merit which is for Keralites as the campus is situated in Kerala and all India merit where students outside Kerala can take admission, as well as Keralite students, can also take admission over there. State merit is around 7500 per semester and 20, 000 for all India. Scholarships are provided by campus and if you want to take a loan you should give a form to the principal as per his data you will get a loan from any bank it's an easy process.
Many companies are came to conduct placement programs and many students placed in the program. The companies like CATERPILLAR, Genpro, Krythum Solutions etc are came to conduct placement program. All are data analysis or clinical research related companies.
Eligible candidates need to fill out the application form of CUSAT CAT exam first. The authorities will conduct the CUSAT CAT exam. The university will conduct CUSAT CAT 2020 in online mode as a computer-based test. Students have to qualify the exam with minimum cutoff marks in order to be considered for admission. Allotment of seats is done through a centralised counselling on the basis of marks secured by candidates in CUSAT CAT.
Hostels are cheap, safe and sound. There are many hostels at CUSAT and there is a separate hostel for boys and girls. There are many flaws in hostel allotment. I had opted hostel at the time of admission and paid hostel fee in advance
There is an association for alumnus in department of statistics called Old Students Forum (OSF). The association conducts different workshops, quiz completions, seminars in different Colleges over the Kerala. All alumnus are very helpful and collaborative mind.
All faculties are well experienced and all are got Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics. All faculties have permission for taking research scholars for research studies. Now there are approximately fifteen research scholars under different teaching faculties.
University encourages extra-curricular activities outside the classroom that enrich the cultural, physical and social life of students. The department of youth welfare organizes inter-university, intra university and inter hostel cultural competitions and cultural activities and workshops in the campus. Many playgrounds are provided in the students' hostels and necessary facilities exist for outdoor games like cricket, hockey, volleyball, badminton and various other athletic events. There are facilities also for indoor games in each hostel.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The course is structured four semester course. The course structure is a combination of applied and theoretical papers of Statistics. The curriculum include different statistical packages like SPSS, R etc. At end of each semester have an exam and each even term semester have practical examinations. Each semester contains two internal examinations.
Different Statistical and Data Science Seminars & workshops are conducting every year at the department. All are celebrating different festivals together like onam, christmas, new year, deewali, eid etc.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
Cochin University Welfare association provide scholarship for all categories based on students annual income, marks and recommendation from principal. they give marks on every particulars and make merit list based on total marks secured by students and provide them scholarship.