Acharya Nagarjuna University


Faculty Faculty of Physical Science
Dean Prof. A. Vasudeva Rao
College University College of Science
Established Year 13.11.1980
Head/Coordinator Prof. G.V.S.R. Anjaneyulu
Telephone No. 0863-2346418 & 2346422
Ph.D awards 60
MPhil awards 95
Courses Offered 1. M.Sc. Statistics - 2 year program
Sanctioned Intake Course 1: 25, Course 2: 20


The Department of Statistics - Acharya Nagarjuna University established with the objective of promoting research and higher learning in the discipline of Statistics has completed 36 years of its existence on the university campus as on November 2016. All its faculty members are in the cadre of Professors. The department has acquired due recognition with respect to a number of quantified parameters as detailed below. ? Special appreciating grants received: 5 ? Recognitions: 1994 - 1999 : COSIST - UGC 2002 2007 : DST-FIST 2008 - 2013 : Non-SAP UGC 2010 2015 : SAP-DRS-I UGC 2016 2021 : SAP-DRS-II UGC ? Conferences/Seminars/Workshops /Organized: 17+1=18 ? National Conferences: 03 ? National Seminars / Workshops: 08 ? State Level Conferences: 03 ? University Level Seminars / Workshops : 02 ? International Conferences: 01 ? Refresher Course : 01 ? The Department has undertaken 16 projects funded by UGC, CSIR, DST, etc., by faculty ? Department Library Collection: 675 titles, including a few volumes of Journals ? SOME INITIATIVES: ? Teaching/Research in the areas of Statistical applications in Reliability, Quality Control, Industrial Experimentation, financial activity, Biometrics, Econometrics, Data mining, Data Warehousing, Quality Improvement. ? Introduction of 5 papers in M.Sc.(Statistics) Curriculum I) Investment under Uncertainty - Financial activity II) Actuarial Statistics Financial activity III) Econometrics IV) Statistical Pattern Recognition V) Industrial Experimentation - Taguchi Techniques ? One Person from Industry has been nominated in member of P.G. Board of Studies for Industry and Academia Understanding. ? STRENGTHS: ? The founders of the department have practiced and trained all the members of the department to take up any assignment with team spirit and team involvement. The skills of the staff in distributing any joint activity are mutually complementary and exhaustive leading their union to completeness for the whole work. ? The department strongly believes in Working Joyfully rather than working hard, for complete involvement be in teaching, research guidance, research publication or any extra curricular activity. ? The department pioneered computer education on the campus & made research a continuous habituated process of academic routine. ? The recognitions received by the department by UGC, CSIR, DST, A.P. Academy of Sciences etc. are the bi - products of continuous collective ongoing academic activity and its consistent performance.

Particulars of Teaching staff

Name of the teacher Designation Qualification
Prof. A. Vasudeva Rao Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
Prof. G.V.S.R. Anjaneyulu Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
Sri. U. Ramkiran Technical Assistant (Contract) M.Sc., (Ph.D.)
Dr. O.V. Raja Sekharam Guest Faculty M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Syed Jilani Guest Faculty M.Sc., Ph.D.

Details of MOU

University /Institute/Industry MOU entered
Date of signing of MOU
Purpose of MOU
Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre (EASTC), Tanzania
June, 2005
Academic and research collaboration
Research Activities    
? Statistical Inference, Reliability, Statistical Quality Control, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Operations Research, Queueing Theory, Regression Analysis. Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Directional Data Analysis, Image Analysis, Actuarial Statistics, Quality Improvement Techniques.
Academic Achievements    
? Received State Best University Teacher Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 5th September - 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016. ? Nominated to some reputed statistical organizations. ? CR Rao AIMSCS to donate Rs. 3 lakhs for gold model to our P.G. Students (for best outgoing student) ? Research Scholars from other Countries are joined in this Department: 04 Research Scholars from Tanzania Country are working in this Department for their Ph.D. ? The 15 Students selected for Research Fellowships in Sciences for Meritorious ? Students (RFSMS) under the UGC- BSR Scheme during 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2014-15 ? Research Publications in National & International journals: 550 (approximately) ? Some Potential Areas of Employment: 1. Teaching in traditional/professional colleges 2. Industries (Quality & Reliability) 3. Software Testing (Quality & Reliability) 4. Insurance Sector (Actuarial Statistics) 5. Statistical Data Analysis 6. Reserve Bank of India (Econometrics) 7. Research Institutes (Data Analyst) 8. National Sample Survey Organization 9. Central Statistical Organization 10. A.P.Directorate of Economics & Statistics 11. Indian Statistical Service (UPSC) ? Achievements and Accomplishments of the Students: On the eve of National Statistical Day Organised by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation Govt.of India , New Delhi (Essay Writing Competitions ) Our Dept. Students got Prizes in Three times: ? Kum. Jyoti Bodani, M.Sc., Statistics (2004-06 batch) Final Year Student got Prof.P.C.Mahalonobis First Prize on 29th June 2006. ? Mr.Ch. Malleswara Rao, M.Sc., Statistics (2010-12 batch) Final Year Student got Prof.P.C.Mahalonobis Memorial Prize on 29th June 2012. ? Mr.L.Naga Rajeev, M.Sc., Statistics (2012-14 batch) First Year Student got Prof.P.C.Mahalonobis Consolation Prize on 29th June 2013.