**ABOUT THE COURSE**
Hypothesis testing is concerned with statistical testing of postulates (usually concerning parameters) in an empirical way, i.e., from data. It is an important subject and step in all spheres of data analysis. The course aims at providing the basics of hypothesis testing with emphasis on some commonly encountered hypothesis tests in statistical data analysis such as in comparisons of averages, testing for variability, proportions and significance testing in regression analysis.

- All students and researchers of data analysis
- Core course
- UG as well as a PG course
- All degrees.

- Introduction
- Foundations of Hypothesis Testing
- Hypothesis Testing in Data Analysis
- Construction of Confidence Regions and Advanced Concepts.

The exam is optional. Exams will be on 24 April 2016 and 30 April 2016.

Time: 2pm-5pm

Tentative list of exam cities: http://nptel.ac.in/noc/pdf/Exam%20City-list.pdf

Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.

The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000 needs to be paid.

Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam.

It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

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