Statistical Assistant

Statistical Investigator

Minimum B.A. (Statistics)

Not required

The tasks a Statistical Assistant is expected to perform include:

Collecting, compiling and scrutinizing statistical data and arranging it in a systematic manner to facilitate its analysis, interpretation and presentation

Checking collected data for consistency and reducing quantitative data to a convenient form by making statistical calculations

Analyzing data to find out dispersion and magnitude of errors

Attending to computation for advanced statistical calculations

Arranging analyzed data in the proper order in charts, graphs, diagrams, etc. for interpretation and publication

Conducting field investigations to collect data as per the prescribed schedule

Writing reports of investigations

Supervising the work of investigators and guiding them when necessary

Operating calculating machines

Skilled in forming and compiling statistics

Skilled in using computers

Ability to analyze data and find errors

Knowledge of troubleshooting the errors

Ability to prepare graphs, charts and diagrams for the purpose of interpretation and publication

Skilled in writing reports and presenting it in seminars and meetings

Skilled in assessing the organizations growth based on the study of statistics

In-depth knowledge of statistical methods

Not applicable

Good communication skills


Analytical bend of mind




It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Eyes with Low Vision (BLV) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as eye stress, joint pain, back pain etc., if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Market Trend of Education, Training & Research in India

According to IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. India has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world and there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. India's online education market size is expected to touch US$ 40 billion by 2017. The RNCOS report titled, Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018 expects the distance education market in India to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 34 per cent from 2013-14 to 2017-18.

The industry growth rate in India in terms of GDP has been registering steady growth over the past few years. This has given a major boost to the Indian economy. The government of India thus must continue to make efforts to boost the industrial sector in the country, for this will in turn help the country's economy to grow. All the industries and multinational companies, domestic companies and government organizations are appointing skilled professionals for all departments. All the industries and multinational companies offer the career of a Statistical Assistant a promising future and plethora of opportunities.

Government and private organizations

Cities and towns across India