The Department was established in 1988. Initially, Computer Science and Mathematics were also its part, then in November, 1999, Computer Science was established as an independent Department. Similarly, in May, 2014, Mathematics was also announced as an independent Department. At the beginning, the Department introduced various programs of Computer Science along with a variety of Mathematics and Statistics courses.
The mission of Department of Statistics is to advance the frontiers of statistical science research in both theory and applications; to provide learning environments that produce well educated statisticians; to join with others in bringing the strengths of the statistical sciences to address the needs of the local and global society.