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BCC is now offering a certificate course in biostatistics based on the syllabus Medical students and course is mainly for the, > MSc Nursing Students > MPH Students > MBBS/MD Students > Nursing/Medical/ pharmaceutical faculties. The course is conducted on two Sundays [June] which approximates to 10 hours of contact. If you wish to register or know more about the course, drop a mail to

  • Date: 6/6/2021 09:00 AM - 13/6/2021 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 SPSS
  • Problem solving
  • Assignments
  • Group discussions
  • Exam


  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Sampling methods
  • Random and non-random sampling methods
  • Systematic sampling
  • Stratified sampling
  • Cluster sampling
  • Multistage sampling
  • Convenience sampling
  • Quota sampling
  • Snowball sampling
  • Data summarization methods 
  • Measures of averages
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Normal distribution 
  • Properties and applications
  • Methods to check the normality
  •  Histogram method
  • Shapiro test
  • KS test
  • Statistical inference 
  • Standard error
  • Confidence interval
  • Sampling distribution
  • Basic principles of testing of hypothesis
  • Parametric testing of hypothesis
    • Independent samples t- test
    • One way ANOVA
    • Paired sample t test
    • Repeated measures ANOVA
  • Non Parametric testing of hypothesis
  • Signed rank test
  • Mann Whitney U test
  • Kruskal Wallis test
  • Friedman’s ANOVA
  • Tests of associations 
  • Chi-square test
  •  Fisher’s exact test
  • Correlation and regression analysis
  • Correlation analysis
  • Simple linear regression
  • Multiple linear regression
  • Sample size estimation
  • Introduction to the basics of sample size estimation
  • Sample size calculation for,
  • Estimation of mean
  • Estimation of proportion
  • Comparison of means
  • Comparison of proportions
  • Epidemiological Measures 
  • Rate and Ratio
  •  Proportion
  • Incidence  and Prevalence
  • Risk difference
  • Risk ratio (RR)
  • Odds ratio (OR)
  • Epidemiological study designs
  • Descriptive
  • Analytical
  • Experimental designs
  • Measures of agreement
  • Kappa statistic
  • Balnd Altman Analysis


REGISTRATION FEES : INR 4000 - Course fee includes course study materials

NOTE:  Pay just 3000 INR only  - if you are a BCC member or if more than three participants from same institute ; Pay 2000 INR  if you are a student.


06 & 13 June 2021 [Time: 9AM -1 PM]


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

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