The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Applied Statistics is a FOUR academic yearprogram. According to the Dhaka University regulations for PhD admission in AppliedStatistics, candidates who do not have either four years B.Sc./B.S. honours and one yearM.Sc./M.S. degree from the University of Dhaka or MPhil equivalent degree (approved bythe Dhaka University MPhil equivalent committee) are required to take course work as partof his/her PhD degree.A candidate graduated in Applied Statistics/Statistics iseligible for admission into the program. The syllabus is designed for these candidatesas follows. The candidates are required to take a total of 9 credit hours of theoretical coursesfrom two groups of courses: A and B. The group A consists of courses related to basic topicsand the group B consists of courses related to advanced topics in Applied Statistics. Coursesfrom both groups are of 3 credit hours each. Candidates are required to take THREE coursesto make a total of 9 credit hours for theoretical courses, preferably maximum TWO coursesfrom each group. The choice of courses will depend on the availability of teaching facultiesof the institute. In addition, there will be a 3 credit hours oral comprehensive course,altogether a total of 12 credit hours.