The Kerala Statistical Association (KSA) was founded in 1978 to bring together and provide a forum for those interested in Probability and Statistics. Encouraging the study of the science of statistics is the primary purpose of this Association. The objectives extend to the promotion of research and thereby the development of statistics. Improvement in the teaching quality of statistics and guidance for applying the statistical tools in our society for a better life are other pursuits of the KSA.
The KSA was registered in 1990 with registration number P 134/90 according to Travancore-Cochin Act,1955. Every year KSA conducts National/International level conferences/seminars with various events. Association also helps Institutions/Research Organizations to conduct workshops or training programmes related to statistics. The Association publishes “Journal of the Kerala Statistical Association” annually. Various competitions and awards are instituted by the Association for encouraging the students/researchers in the field of statistics.