Advanced Certification in Machine Learning and Cloud

Learn to deploy Machine Learning models using Cloud computing with India's most advanced certification programme, exclusively from IIT Madras & upGrad at INR 6,319 per month.

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  • Rank 1
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  • 300+
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  • 12 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Sep 29, 2021
    Start Date
  • EMI options
    Starting at INR 6,319
  • Overview
  • Benefits
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Instructors
  • Careers
  • Reviews
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • FAQs

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Learn from the faculty of IIT Madras
  • Designed for Senior Working Professionals
  • 20+ Case Studies and Projects
  • Practical Hands-on Workshops
  • 25+ Industry Mentorship Sessions
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • 500+ Hours of Learning
  • India's No.1 Ranked Engineering College
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • India's most advanced cloud programme
  • 4 weeks Industry Capstone Project
  • Globally accepted advanced certification
  • Offline peer-to-peer networking
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Python, BD processing using Spark, Deploy ML Models, Supervised & Unsupervised ML Models, Predictive Analytics & Statistics
  • Job Opportunities
    Big Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Engineers, Software and IT Professionals, Data Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent at graduation. Coding experience required.* (B. Tech or B.E- preferably 60% or higher or first class if you have less than two years of experience) 

Experience 500+ hours of best-in-class content developed by leading faculty & industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies & projects.

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Advanced Certification from IIT Madras

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious certification from IIT Madras.

  • IIT Madras, India's no. 1 Ranked Engineering Institute by NIRF Ranking 5th consecutive year
  • Widely recognised Advanced Certification in Machine Learning and Cloud
  • Network with Machine Learning and Cloud professionals across all industries
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Machine Learning.
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    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback for improvement
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    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative, and career building workshops
    • Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions.
  • Pre-Programme Preparation
    • 3 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Introduction to Machine Learning and Cloud
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Data Warehousing and Data Management
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Big Data Processing using Spark
    • 4 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Machine Learning - I
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Machine Learning - II
    • 8 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Deep Learning and NLP Fundamentals
    • 7 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • NLP and Computer Vision
    • 4 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Deployment
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Capstone Project
  • 500+
    Hours of Content
  • 20+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 16+
    Live Sessions
  • 8+
    Coding Assignments
  • 7
    Tools and Software

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top players across industries.

    • IMDb Movie Analysis
      Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
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    • Uber Case Study
      Analysis of the Uber dataset to understand the demand and supply of cab serv...
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    • Celebrity Recognition
      As part of this case study, students must use the Boto3 SDK and AWS services...
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    • Stack Overflow Case Study
      Using EDA, help Stack Overflow implement the features in its web application...
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    • Data Warehousing Case Study
      Similar to the BFSI or the healthcare industry, the telecommunications indus...
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    • E-commerce Sales EDA Case Study
      Analyze a public clickstream dataset of a cosmetics store to extract valuabl...
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    • Twitter HashTag Analysis
      Perform the real time hashtags analysis of tweets using the Twitter APIs Get...
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    • Recommendation System using ALS
      Using the ALS algorithm, predict the top 20 recommendations to each user who...
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    • Market Basket Analysis using Apriori Algorithm
      Implementation of market basket analysis using Spark with the help of Aprior...
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    • A/B Testing
      An e-commerce company is evaluating its customer experience. They run a surv...
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    • House Price Prediction
      A common challenge in the real estate industry includes predicting the price...
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    • NYC Taxi Fare Prediction
      Build a pricing model to predict the fare of a taxi ride given set of attrib...
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    • Telecom Churn Prediction
      The objective of the case study is to predict whether a customer leaves the ...
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    • Click-Through Rate Prediction
      The dataset contains information about advertisements shown to customers. Th...
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    • Credit Card Fraud Detection
      To correct predict whether a transaction is fraud or not based on the previo...
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    • Heart Disease Prediction
      To correctly predict whether the person has heart disease or not based on: i...
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    • Libsvm
      LibSVM dataset is used to represent data that contains numerous missing valu...
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    • Income Prediction
      You will be required to build a tree to predict the income of a given popula...
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    • PUBG Strategy Demystification
      Analyse the data of different matches to understand what kind of strategy wo...
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    • Recommendation System using PCA and KNN
      Implemented the movie recommendation system (Item based filtering) by reduci...
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    Programme Fee - Indian Residents
    INR 200,001 (incl. taxes)
    Starting at INR 6,319/month
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    • No cost EMI available.

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    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    What You Benefit from This Programme
    • Advanced Certification from IIT Madras
    • Cutting-Edge Curriculum Designed by Industry Experts
    • Become a certified Machine Learning and Cloud professional
    • Career Transition with 58% average Salary Hike
    • Hiring Opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact, and More

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