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Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Simple random sampling
  • Sampling proportions and percentages
  • The estimation of sample size
  • Estimation of parameters for subdomains
  • Stratified sampling
  •  Allocations of sampling units
  •  Post stratification
  • Quota sampling
  • Attribute proportion estimation for a stratified population
  • Ratio estimation
  • Regression estimation
  • Systematic sampling
  • Sampling with probability proportional to size
  • Cluster sampling


Text Book

  • Sampling Techniques, Cochran, W.G.  3rd edition, John Willey and Sons,(2007).

Reference Books

  • Steven K. Thompson, Sampling, John Willey and Sons, (2012).
  • Cingi, H and Kadilar, C. Advances in Sampling Theory-ratio method of estimation,  Bentham Sciences Publisher (2009).
  • Sampath, S., Sampling Theory and Methods 2nd edn., Narosa Publishing House (2005).
  • Sukhatme, P. V., Sukhatme, B. V., Sukhatme, S., and Asok, C. Sampling Theory of Surveys with Applications, Iowa State Uni. Press (1984).
  • Singh, R., and Mangat, N. S. Elements of Survey Sampling, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1996).
  • Singh D. and Chaudhary, F. S. Theory and Analysis of Sample Survey Designs, Jhon Wiley & Sons (1986).

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