A knowledge of Statistics is like a knowledge of foreign languages or of algebra. It may prove of use at any time under any circumstances.” On June 29 every year National Statistics Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Prof.Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis a renowned and eminent statistician. The Department of Statistics celebrated National Statistics Day on June 29, 2021.
The meeting was conducted through online Google platform and it was started at 10 AM with a prayer song. There was a 5 min presentation showing the role of statistics in day to day life.The meeting was inaugurated by Rev.Fr.Philmon Kalathara, Secretary Cooperate Educational Agency of Colleges, Archeparchy of Kottayam.
A webinar was conducted on the topic-“RESEARCH TECHNIQUES FOR STATISTICS USING ANALYTICS” by Ms. Teenu Maria James , currently a Researcher at University of Derby,England, also an alumni of our Department.About 68 students including teachers participated enthusiastically in the webinar. An interactive session was followed by it and students actively participated asking their queries.
As part of the program an intercollegiate Poster Designing Competition was held for all UG and PG students. The result of the competition was announced by Staff Coordinator Ms. Linsu V Mathew. There was an active participation of students from different colleges and the first prize was won by R.Njanapriya ,Devasom Board College, Thalayolaparambu , second place by Amritha Jacob , ST,Peters College ,Kolenchery, third by Thara George , BCM College Kotayam,fourth by Anna Serene Boby , Christ(Deemed to be University) and fifth prize by Keerthi S, SB College , Changanachery. All winners were awarded with cash prizes. The meeting ended at 12 PM by announcing the winners of first round quiz competition. The second round of quiz competition was held in the afternoon session.
The programs of the event included an online quiz competition “MasterMinds” on the virtual mode on 28th and 29th June 2021 for all UG and PG students. It was an individual event with two rounds which covered the basic knowledge of Statistics. First round was on 28 June 2021 at 6:00 pm to 6:20 pm conducted via Survey Heart. 27 students from various colleges participated enthusiastically and showcased their brilliance by rapidly answering the questions. Though some of the questions were very tricky, the students tried to answer them with confidence. Out of all participants 5 students were qualified for the final round. Final round was held on 29th June 2021 at 3:30 pm through Socrative , an interactive session and the quiz master was Staff Coordinator Dr. Aswathy S Krishnan. The students actively participated and Sooraj M, St.Peter’s College , Kolenchery got the first prize and Adithya Pradeep , Mahatma Gandhi college Iritty, Varsha Maharaja’s College Ernakulum , Elizabeth Joy, Mar Athanasius College Kothamangalam , Akshara S , BCM College Kottayam got the second, third, fourth and fifth prizes respectively. Cash prize was given to all honored winners of the quiz competition. Overall ,the quiz competition was a huge success.
E-certificates were given to all participants.