Year of establishment : 1954
Location : 1st Floor, Manik Chandra Barooah Administrative Building
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History : 
The Department of Statistics was established in the year 1954. The Major or Core Courses (then called ‘Honours’) in Statistics was started In 1955. The Post-Graduate Course (under Gauhati University) was introduced in the department from the academic session 1986-87. The department takes pride in its students and has produced many  ‘Best Science Graduates’ of Gauhati University over the years. Statistics department has received the financial assistance from the DST, Govt. of India under its ‘Fund for Infrastructure Development in Science & Technology in Universities & Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)’ programme. The department has also been receiving fund from the UGC since 2008-09 under the scheme ‘Basic Scientific Research (BSR)’.