Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) is the first science and technology university in Bangladesh and many of its departments are at the national and international forefront of education and research in various fields. The Department of Statistics at SUST, which began its academic journey in 1991, is one of the pioneer departments of the university. It is one of the largest concentrations of statistical education and research with 23 faculties and 366 undergraduate and graduate students. Among the faculty members, there are 15 Professors, 4 Associate Professors and 4 Assistant Professors. Along with a wide range of contemporary and demand-driven courses in undergraduate and graduate levels, the department also offers MPhil and PhD programs. The department has already produced 4 PhD, 1 MPhil, 600 MS graduates, and 785 B.Sc. (Honours) graduates. Every year average number of intakes in undergraduate level is 80 and 30 in graduate program respectively. Currently 5 PhD and 4 MPhil students are pursuing research in the department towards achieving their goals. The department has two computer laboratories equipped with more than 140 computers under complete print, network coverage and internet facility. Students enjoy working with state of the art statistical and other related software. We have a well-organized seminar library with sufficient books, journals, periodicals and other publications. Our faculties and students are regularly publishing their research works in scientific peer reviewed national and international journals and in book chapters. The Department has an association, named ‘Parishankhyan Paribar’, which is the central banner for organizing all extra-curricular activities of the department, such as cultural programs, games and sports, picnic etc. This department received grants from many projects, most notably two Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) – one in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and the other by the entity itself for infrastructural development. The Department of Statistics regularly organizes seminars and workshops on contemporary research issues which helps faculty members become updated on cutting-edge topics by sharing knowledge and views, and make students acquaint with research in the subject. Employment opportunities for our graduates are excellent. Our students find careers in research organizations, diverse government sectors, public and private universities, commercial banks and financial institutions, central bank (Bangladesh Bank), insurance companies, UN associate organizations, national and international NGOs, reputed national and multinational companies, and other academic institutions in home and abroad. Moreover, every year a notable number of students get admission to reputed foreign universities for higher studies with financial supports.