Short-term course on Data Analysis has been organised by the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) under the patronage of University Grants Commission (UGC). The short-term course is a part of the UGC Academic Staff College initiative for the professional development of AMU faculty and research scholars. The response from the teachers and research scholars to the course has been massive. About 200 applicants have already been enrolled for the course.
The first batch consisting of 31 participants including Professors, Readers and Lecturers of various departments has started from January 11 with 36 sessions of 19 minutes each. Prof. A.R. Kidwai felicitated the participants, while addressing the inaugural session, especially, the AMU faculty members for their desire to upgrade their skill. Presiding over the inaugural programme AMU Controller of Examinations Prof. Pervaiz Mustajabhig highlighted the usefulness of such courses and congratulated both the Department of Statistics and the Academic Staff College for this laudable academic achievement.