
Syllabus  Theory 


Syllabus  Practical 


Topic 1 
Learning objective 


1.1.1 Definition of statistics 


1.1.1.1 Collection. 


1.1.1.2 Organization 


1.1.1.3 Presentation 


1.1.1.4 Analysis 


1.1.1.5 Interpretation 


Definition of statistics 


1.2.1 Functions of Statistics 


1.2.2 Definiteness 


1.2.3 Condensation 


1.2.4 Comparison 


1.2.5 Formulating and Testing Hypothesis 


1.2.6 Prediction 


1.2.7 Formulation of policies 


Functions of statistics 


1.3.1 Fisheries statistics 


1.4.1 Inventory of potential resources 


1.4.2. Production 


1.4.3 Fish stock assessment 


1.4.4 Morphometric and meristic analysis 


1.4.5 Designing experiments for quantitative inferences 


1.4.6 Genetic studies 


1.4.7 Quality control 


1.4.8 Market research and business 


1.5.1 Handbook on fisheries statistics 


1.5.2 Statistics of marine products exports 


1.5.3 FAO yearbook of fishery statistics 


1.6.1 Computer and fisheries statistics 


Topic 2 
Learning objective 


2.1.1 Introduction 


2.1.2 Primary data 


2.1.3 Secondary Data 


2.1.4 Points for Primary data 


2.1.5 Difference between primary and secondary data 


2.1.6 Advantages of secondary data 


2.1.7 Disadvantage of secondary data 


2.1.8 Choice between Primary and Secondary data 


2.1.9 Methods of collecting primary data 


2.1.9.1 Direct Personal Interviews 


2.1.9.2 Indirect Oral Interviews 


2.1.9.3 Information from Correspondents 


2.1.9.4 Mailed Questionnaire Method 


2.1.9.5 Schedules sent through Enumerators 


2.1.10 Designing the Questionnaire 


2.1.11 Pretesting the questionnaire (or pilot survey) 


2.1.12 Sources of secondary data 


2.1.12.1 Published Sources 


2.1.12.2 Unpublished Sources 


2.1.13 Editing primary and secondary data 


2.1.14 Precautions in the use of secondary data 


Topic 3 
Learning objective 


3.1.1 Introduction 


3.1.2 Census and sample method 


3.1.3 Theoretical basis of sampling 


3.1.4 Law of Statistical Regularity 


3.1.5 Law of Inertia of Large Numbers 


3.1.6 Essentials of sampling 


3.1.7 Methods of sampling 


3.1.7.1 Probability sampling 


3.1.7.2 Nonprobability Sampling 


3.1.7.3 Advantages of Probability Sampling 


3.1.7.4 Limitations of Probability Sampling 


3.1.8 Nonprobability sampling Methods 


3.1.8.1 Convenience Sampling 


3.1.8.2 Quota sampling 


3.1.9 Probability sampling methods 


3.1.9.1 Lottery Method 


3.1.9.2 Table of random Numbers 


3.1.10 Restricted Random Sampling 


3.1.10.1 How to Select Stratified Random Sample? 


3.1.10.2 Proportional and Disproportional Stratified Sample 


3.1.10.3 Systematic sampling 


3.1.10.4 Multistage sampling or Cluster Sampling 


3.1.11 Selection of Appropriate Method of sampling 


3.1.12 Size of sample 


3.1.12.1 Determination of sample size 


3.1.13 Merits and limitations of sampling 


3.1.14 Sampling and nonsampling errors 


3.1.14.1 Sampling errors 


3.1.14.1.1 Causes of Bias 


3.1.14.1.2 Avoidance of Bias 


3.1.14.1.3 Method of Reducing Sampling Errors 


3.1.14.2 Nonsampling Errors 


3.1.14.2.1Control of NonSampling Errors 


3.1.15 Reliability of samples 


Sampling methods 


Topic 4 
Learning objective 


4.1.1 Objectives of classification 


4.1.2 Types of classification 


4.2.1 Formation of a discrete frequency distribution 


4.2.2 Formation of continuous frequency distribution 


4.2.2.1 Class limits 


4.2.2.2 Class intervals 


4.2.2.3 Class frequency 


4.2.2.4 Exclusive Method 


4.2.2.5 ‘Inclusive’ Method 


4.2.3 Considerations in the construction of Frequency distributions 


A model structure of table 


Topic 5 
Learning objectives 


5.1.1 Significance of diagrams and graphs 


5.1.2 Comparison of Tabular and Diagrammatic Presentation 


5.1.3 Difference between Diagrams and Graphs 


5.1.4 General rules for constructing diagrams 


5.1.5 Types of diagrams 


5.1.6 . Onedimensional or Bar diagrams 


5.1.6.1 Simple Bar Diagrams 


5.1.6.2 Subdivided Bar Diagrams 


5.1.6.3 Multiple bars 


5.1.6.4 Percentage bars 


5.1.7 Twodimensional diagrams 


5.1.7.1 Rectangles 


5.1.7.2 Squares 


5.1.7.3 Circles 


5.1.8 Pie diagram 


5.1.8.1 Limitation of Pie Diagrams 


5.1.9 Pictograms 


5.1.10 Cartograms 


5.1.11 Choice of a Suitable diagram 


5.2.1 Graphs 


5.2.2 Technique of Constructing Graphs 


5.2.3 Graphs of Time Series or Line Graphs 


5.2.3.1 Rules for constructing the line graphs on Natural Scale 


5.2.3.2 False Base Line 


5.2.3.3 Graphs of one variable 


5.2.3. 4 Graph of Two or More variables 


5.2.3.5 Graphs having two scales 


5.2.4 Range chart 


5.2.5 Graphs of frequency distributions 


5.2.5.1. Histogram 


5.2.5.2. Frequency polygon 


5.2.5.2.1 Frequency polygon has certain advantages over the histogram 


5.2.5.3. Smoothed Frequency Curve 


5.2.5.4. Ogives or Cumulative Frequency curves 


5.2.5.4.1 Utility of Ogives 


5.2.5.5 Limitations of Diagrams and Graphs 


Topic 6 
Learning objectives 


6.1.1 Averages or Measures of Central Tendency or Measures of Location 


6.1.2 Requisites for an Ideal Measure or Central Tendency 


Averges or measures of central tendency 


6.2.1 Arithmetic Mean 


6.2.2 Merits and Demerits of Arithmetic Mean 


6.2.3 Weighted Mean 


6.3.1 Median 


6.3.2 Merits and Demerits of Median 


6.4.1 Mode 


6.4.2 Merits and Demerits of Mode 


6.5.1 Geometric Mean 


6.5.2 Merits and Demerits of Geometric Mean 


6.5.3 Harmonic Mean 


6.5.4 Merits and Demerits of Harmonic Mean 


Topic 7 
Learning objectives 


7.1.1 Dispersion 


7.1.2 Measures of Dispersion 


7.1.3 Range 


7.1.4 Quartile Deviation 


7.1.5 Mean Deviation 


7.1.6 Standard Deviation and Root Mean Square Deviation 


Topic 8 
Learning objectives 


8.1.1 Skewness 


8.1.2 Measures of skewness 


8.2.1 Kurtosis 


Topic 9 
Draw a line diagram 


How to draw Bar Diagram? 


Draw a bar diagram 


How to draw Adjacent/ Multiple Bar diagram? 


Draw Adjacent Bar diagram 


Compartmental/ Sub divided Bar diagram 


compartmental bar diagram 


Percentage Bar Diagram 


Topic 10 
Problem 1:Calculate the measures of central tendency 


Problem 2:Calculate all the measures of central tendency 


Problem – 3. 


Problem – 4: 


Topic 11 
Calculate all the measures of dispersion 


Problem 2: 


Topic 12 
Calculate all the measures of variation 


Topic 13 
Calculate all the measures of dispersion 


Topic 14 
How to draw Histogram? 


Draw Histogram 


Draw Frequency Polygon 


Draw frequency polygon 


Frequency curve 


Frequency curve Two 


Draw the frequency curve 


Less than Ogive 


More than Ogive 


Draw ogives for the following 


Draw pie diagram 


Pie Diagram 


Draw pictogram 


Topic 15 
Calculate the Skewness value, coefficient of skewness and kurtosis value 


Topic 16 
Calculate the Skewness and Kurtosis is values 
