M.Sc. is a two-year program and this program has successfully been running for the last 43 years. This is an intensive course and covers all the aspects of statistical training; both in the theoretical and practical spectrum. After M.Sc. Statistics, students are eligible for admission to M.Phil. Program.
Keeping in view the concern and desire of the candidates belonging to the Southern Punjab, Department of Statistics has launched M.Sc Evening Program. This program is helpful to those who cannot join in the morning time. The Statues and Regulations for this program regarding admission system and examination etc. are the same as those already being practiced in this Department.

Aims and Objectives

The major aims and objectives of the M.Sc. program, in Statistics, are to develop solid foundation for the effective operational and strategic decisions using statistical theory in almost every discipline and to involve the graduates with the help of project-based activities so that they can be trained to pursue the higher degrees and research in the field of Statistics.


A candidate who has passed graduation examination from any University of Pakistan or an equivalent examination recognized by the University is eligible for admission to M.Sc. statistics provided that the candidate has secured at least 45% marks in B.A/ B.Sc. or equivalent examination. This program is available to everybody who applies and fulfills the requirements of admission given in the prospectus.
Note: The evening program starts with the minimum number of 30 students.

Computation of Merit

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University.