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    Application for the School of Statistics Graduate Programs is NOW OPEN

    Last updated: Feb. 10, 2020, 9:15 a.m.

    IMPORTANT DATES:

    APRIL 13 (Monday): Deadline of Submission of Requirements
    APRIL 18 (Saturday): Validation Exams
    MAY 22 (Friday): Announcement of Results of Application
    MAY 25 (Monday) to JUNE 5 (Friday): Processing of Admission for those who will take bridge courses during Midyear
    JUNE 8 (Monday): Registration Midyear

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Accomplished Application Form
    2. Official Transcript of Records (OTR)
    3. Three (3) letters for recommendation (at least one from former employer/immediate superior)
    4. Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate (original to be submitted once admitted)
    5. Photocopy of PSA Marriage Certificate (for married women; original to be submitted once admitted)
    6. Three (3) passport size photos
    7. TOEFL score report (for foreign applicants whose medium of instruction in the schools they attended
    is not English)
    9. Interview (may be required depending on the evaluation of Graduate Committee)

    Download Application and Recommendation Forms at https://tinyurl.com/UPStatAY2021

    VALIDATION EXAMS:

    PMDSA
    1. Probability and Statistical Inference
    2. Calculus and Matrix Algebra
    3. Programming Aptitude

    MoS
    1. Probability and Statistical Inference
    2. Calculus and Matrix Algebra

    MS Stat
    1. Probability and Statistical Inference
    2. Calculus and Matrix Algebra

    PhD Stat
    1. Probability and Statistical Inference
    2. Calculus and Matrix Algebra

    MS Stat graduates of UP Diliman are exempted from taking the validation exams

    DESCRIPTION OF TOPICS FOR VALIDATION EXAMS:

    Probability and Statistical Inference
    * probability of events, random variables, expectations, density and distribution functions, sampling distributions,
    point estimation, hypothesis testing

    Calculus and Matrix Algebra
    * differential and integral calculus, infinite series, matrix algebra

    Programming Aptitude
    * (not language-specific) logic, algorithms, pseudo-codes, scenario-based problem solving

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