The Department was established in the year 2010 to teach Post Graduate students under the name of Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics. The Department of Statistics as an independent department came into existence in March, 2012 under the headship of Prof. Surinder Kumar. The Department introduced M. Phil. Programme from the academic session 2014-15 and is currently running M. Sc., M. Phil. and Ph. D. programmes. Since its very inception, the Department has grown rapidly and is championing the cause of Statistics. The faculty members of the department are highly qualified and are engaged in diverse fields of research in Statistics ranging from Reliability and Sequential Analysis, Econometrics, Mathematical Programming Techniques, Sampling Techniques, Stochastic Orders, Regression Modelling and Agricultural Statistics. The courses in the Department are designed to inculcate analytic and decision-making aptitude among the students. The Department also caters to the needs of researchers, academicians and scientists from other disciplines seeking guidance and advice in handling the Statistical work involved in their research. The mission and vision of the Department of Statistics is to inculcate statistical thinking in young minds for better future planning and welfare of society and to contribute to the society through excellence in statistical education and research.