SPSS is an important tool for any statistical analysis. SPSS stands for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. SPSS software was designed to perform statistical analysis on quantitative data. In plain English, SPSS software is used for complex calculations to analyze numerical data. SPSS software is used in nonprofit agencies, educational institutions and even in business to analyze numerical data. It performs several statistical and econometric analyses. It has wide applications in the field of Social Sciences, Life Sciences, finance, Marketing, Education and other fields where statistical analysis is required. The use of SPSS is very much essential for research work. Academic institutions, Research Institutes, NGO and other such organization are also required to make use of this statistical package.

The Post Graduate Department of Commerce started a Certificate Course in SPSS for first semester M.com students.