M.sc Biostatistics is an innovative Programme by UGC initiated in 2004. The sanctioned strength is 20. Biostatistics is the application of statistical methods to biological research and most commonly to the medical and public health research. The discipline is majorly concerned with the design of experiments, surveys, observational and experimental studies and analysis of data from these studies. Biostatisticians play an essential role in the design and analyses of major areas of medical researches like Epidemiological research studies, Laboratory research studies and Clinical trials.
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