Biostatistics (180403)  


Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Sampling techniques :
methods of sampling, choice od sampling methods, sampling and non-sampling errors
2
Diagrammatic and graphichrepresentsation of data :
diagrammatic representation of data, signifivance of siagrammatic representation, limitations of diagrammatic representation, graphic representation of data, signifivance of graphic representation, limitations of graphic representation, illustrative problems
3
Measures of cental tendency :
arithmetic mean, median, mode, geometric mean, harmonic mean, illustrative problems
4
Measures of dispersion, skewness and kurtosis :
dispersion, methods of measuring dispersion, skewness, kurtosis
5
Probability and probability distributions :
probability, theorems of probability, probability applications, probability distributions
6
Correlation and regression :
correlations analysis, types of correlations, methods of studying correlation , degree of correlation, significance test of correlation coefficient, regression analysis, liner regression analysis, significance test of regression coefficient, uses of regression analysis
7
Chi-square test :
characteristics of chi-square test, assumptions for validity of chisquare test, applications of chi-square test
8
Tests of significance :
comparison of means of two samples, comparison of means by three of more samples
9
Experimental designs :
basic concepts of experimental design, basic principles of experimental design, experimental designs (completely randomized design – crd, randomized complete block design – rcd, latin square design-lcd, factorial experiments, confounding, split – plot and strip – plot designs)
10

Other Important calculations in fields