The Department of Statistics has started its journey in MBSTU along with Mathematics in 2010 with three faculty members and 25 students. Initially it was named as the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. On 16th May 2012, the Department of Statistics has emerged as an independent Department. Former Vice-Chancellor and Prominent Statistician Prof. Dr. M. Nurul Islam was the founder chairman of this Department.
The Department offers 4 years B.Sc. Honors degree and one year MS degree in Statistics with modern and advance Syllabus. The academic and research activities of the department is running smoothly by the 8 dynamic faculty members and five supportive staffs.
The Department has two computer laboratories and a seminar library with a total of over 500 books, journals and periodicals of updated edition. Sports, indoor games, study tour, cultural and other extra-curricular activities are regularly organized under the leadership of the teachers of the Department.