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BCC is now offering a certificate course in biostatistics to non-statisticians, professionals, academicians and students in the field of health science, nursing, public health and pharmaceutical sciences. The course is conducted on every Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm for 7 weeks which approximates to 21 hours of contact. If you wish to register or know more about the course, drop a mail to

  • Date:18/10/2020 10:00 AM - 29/11/2020 01:00 PM
  • Location Online Event



With an overall focus on problem based learning, the activities included in the course are:

  • Briefing concepts
  • Hands-on sessions using menu driven ‘R’ software [EZR / JAMOVI]
  • Problem solving
  • Assignments
  • Group discussions
  • Exam


  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Sampling – random and non-random sampling methods
  • Data summarization – measures of averages and dispersion
  • Data presentation techniques – graphical and tabular
  • Normal distribution – properties and applications
  • Standard error, confidence interval and sampling distribution
  • Basic principles of testing of hypothesis
  • Test of significance
    • Independent samples t- test
    • One way ANOVA
    • Paired sample t test
    • Repeated measures ANOVA
    • Chi-square test/ Fisher’s exact test
    • McNemar test
    • Cochran Q test
    • Signed rank test
    • Mann Whitney U test
    • Kruskal Wallis test
    • Friedman’s ANOVA
  • Correlation analysis
  • Linear regression [ Simple & Multiple Linear Regression ]
  • Logistic regression [ Simple & Multiple Logistic regression ]
  • Survival analysis [ Simple & Multiple Cox regression ]
  • Sample size estimation
  • Measures of agreement
  • Reliability and validity of screening and diagnostic tests, ROC analysis
  • Epidemiological study designs- Descriptive, Analytical and Experimental designs
  • Epidemiological Measures – Rate, Ratio, Proportion, Incidence and Prevalence, Risk difference, Risk ratio, Odds ratio
  • Development of research tools and its validation

REGISTRATION FEES : INR 6900 - Course fee includes course study materials

BATCH I, 2020

The course will be conducted for a total of 7 days [Sundays].

October – 18, 25

November – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

The course concludes with an evaluation test on 29th November 2020.


Selection is purely based on a first-come-first-serve basis, with an intake of 20 participants per batch.

Interested participants can avail admission to the course through email. Mail us to confirm your seat at


Assessment will be based on completion of assignments and performance in the test conducted at the end of the course. At least 40 percentage marks in the test is compulsory to avail the course completion certificate.

Please note the following instructions

  • Admission to the course can be obtained ONLY through email registration at
  • Admission will be confirmed only after the successful payment of course fee.
  • Course fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Batch change will not be permitted - participants enrolled to a batch have to complete the course in the same batch.

Mail us to confirm at

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