Manipal University is located in Manipal, Karnataka, India. It also has campuses in Bangalore, Mangalore, Jaipur, Sikkim, Dubai, Malaysia and Antigua which offers various programs in various fields of engineering, medicine and management. Manipal University, Manipal campus is divided in two areas: the one is a health sciences campus and the other is an engineering campus. Manipal University has been imparting world class education for over 60 years and over 28,000 students on campus from 57 different nations study here. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal has one of the finest learning environments in South Asia, with infrastructure and faculty that support students to hone their skills. KMC, Manipal Health Sciences Library is one of the largest libraries in Asia which provides services like e-Learning, Reference Service, Current Awareness Service, Audio-Video Viewing, Internet access Wi-Fi and DELNET online and more. Also, it has one of the world’s best anatomy museum and various other centers of excellence. The mission of Manipal University, Manipal is to be in the top 10 in every discipline of education health sciences, engineering and management.
Department of Statistics
The Department of Statistics was established on August 1, 2006. The department offers a Masters program in Biostatistics, a Certificate program in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology and a Doctoral Program. The Department also offers statistical consultancy to postgraduates and undergraduate students of various health science courses. The department offers a PhD program in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical industry Novartis Health care Ltd., Hyderabad. The department conducts “Executive Education Program in Biostatistics” in collaboration with Novartis Health care Ltd., Hyderabad. The department is equipped with a state of the art computational facility and is in possession of packages such as R, nMaster, EndNote, SPSS, STATA and SAS. The department has received research grants worth more than 1.5 Crore and has collaboration with various national and international organizations. The department regularly conducts conferences, workshops and seminars on various advanced statistical methods and Mathematics.