The third conference and workshop on Statistical Methods in Finance aims to expose the participants to new and active areas of research and to engage researchers into working groups. The conference is jointly organized by ISI Chennai and CMI with support from MCX-IPF Trust. PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and faculty in mathematics, statistics, business, economics and physics are eligible to apply. Participants from the industry are encouraged to apply with a paper to be considered for presentation in the contributed paper sessions.