Objectives:
This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of probability and statistics. Its aim is the understanding of the nature, scope and theoretical basis of probability.
Learning Outcomes:
This unit introduces students to concepts that are important in probability, including the probability function. All the ideas are important as a base for future learning in this area.
Recommended Books
Chaudhry, S. M and Kamal. S. (1980). Introduction to statistical theory. PartI. IlmiKithabKhana.
Walpole, R.E., Myers, R.H and Myers, S.L. (1998), “Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientist” 6th edition, Prentice Hall, NY
Week 
Topics and Readings 
Books 
1. 
Concept of probability with the help of real life examples. 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
2. 
Laws of Probability 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
3. 
Concept of random variable 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
4. 
Concept of Continuous Random Variable and Density Function

Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
5. 
Mean and Variance of Discrete Probability Distribution 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
6. 
Concept of Bernoulli Trial and its Properties & Introduction of Binomial Probability Distribution 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
7. 
Moments of Binomial Distribution and Practice Questions 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I

8. 
. Concept of Hypergeometric distribution and its Mean & Variance

Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
9. 
Mid term 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
10. 
Concept of Poisson Distribution and its derivation 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
11. 
Practice Question of Poisson Distribution 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
12. 
Concept of Negative Binomial Distribution

Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
13. 
Concept of Geometric Distribution and its problems 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
14. 
Concept of Normal Distribution 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I, 
15. 
Derivations of properties of Normal Distribution 
Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I 
16. 
Normal Approximation to Binomial and Poisson Distribution

Introduction to Statistical Theory Part I, 
17 
Revision 

18 
Final Exams 

Assessment Criteria:
Exam:Mid(30%),Final(50%),
Sessional(20%):Assignment,Presentations,Class Participation,Quizzes
Time Table: BS Regualr
Wedenesday(9:00 AM to 10:00 AM)
Thursday(10:00 A.M to 11:00 AM)
Friday (08:00 A.M to 09:00 A.M)
BSSelf
Tuesday(02:00 PM to 03:00 PM),
Wednesday( 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM)
Friday (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM)