Advanced Certificate Programme in Big Data Programming

Learn how Big Data Programming is organized, analyzed, and interpreted with IIIT Bangalore.
Start your journey today at Rs. 3,037 per month*
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% mandatory. Hands-on knowledge with anyone object-oriented programming language (Python preferred) is required.
5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth
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  • Online
  • 7.5 Months
    Devoting 15 hours/week
  • Jun 29, 2022
    Start Date
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI Options
    Starting at Rs. 3,037/month*
  • India's #1 Technical University (Private)
    Source - India Today, 2021
  • Overview
  • Certificate
  • Tools
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 250+ Hours of Learning
  • No Cost EMI Options available
  • Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
  • High Performance Coaching (1:1)
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Just-in-Time Interviews
  • Career Mentorship Sessions(1:1) with Big Data Industry Experts
  • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7 for non-academic queries. You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform.

“We chose it because we deal with huge amounts of data. Besides, it sounds really cool.”

– Larry Page


Experience 250+ hours of best-in-class content developed by leading faculty & industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies & projects

  • Top Subjects you will Learn
    Data Processing with PySpark, MapReduce, Data Warehousing, Real-time Processing, Big Data Processing on the AWS Cloud etc.
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Entry-to-Mid-Level Technical & IT professionals, engineers, analysts, tech(software Development) support professionals, data professionals looking to kick start their journey into Big Data.
  • Job Opportunity
    Big Data Engineer, Big Data Developer, Data Engineer.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Hands-on knowledge with anyone object-oriented programming language (Python preferred) is required. Fundamental knowledge of Data Structures and Algorithms (DSA) such as arrays, sets, dictionaries, linked lists, etc., as well as sorting and searching algorithms, are required.

Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. IIIT Bangalore is a deemed university by UGC, AICTE approved & in the Top 70 Engineering Universities as per NIRF Rankings.

  • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect to Big Data Programming industry experts & your experienced fellow learners
  • Gain theoretical knowledge & practical understanding with this cutting-edge curriculum
  • Learn multiple tools & languages to stand apart to gain a foothold in the Big Data Programming industry
Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore
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Learn from India's leading Big Data Programming faculty and industry leaders.


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions.
  • Pre-Requisites
    • 2 Weeks
  • Big Data Programming Fundamentals and Platforms
    • 8 Weeks
  • Batch Data Processing
    • 7 Weeks
  • Real Time Data Processing
    • 9 Weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 Weeks
  • 250+
    Hours of Content
  • 4
    Industry Projects/Assignments
  • 25+
    Live Sessions

Industry Projects

    • Spark Assignment
      Use the DataFrame API of Apache Spark to process and analyse a Big Data Prog...
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    • ETL Data Pipeline
      Design & Implement an ETL pipeline and create an ATM data mart for Bank to b...
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    • Retail Data Analysis
      Develop a real-time data processing application to analyse stock data in rea...
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    • Capstone Project: Data Platform for Cab Riding Application
      Develop a platform to onboard the batch and real-time data generated from a ...
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    • Job Opportunities
      upGrad Opportunities
      • upGrad Elevate: Virtual hiring drive giving you the opportunity to interview with upGrad's 300+ hiring partners
      • Job Opportunities Portal: Gain exclusive access to upGrad's Job Opportunities portal which has 100+ openings from upGrad's hiring partners at any given time
    • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
      • Get mentored by an experienced industry expert and receive personalised feedback to achieve your desired outcome
      High Performance Coaching (1:1)
      • Get a dedicated career coach after the program to help track your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you during your career transition journey
      AI Powered Profile Builder
      • Obtain specific, AI powered inputs on your resume and Linkedin structure along with content on real time basis
      Interview Preparation
      • Get access to Industry Experts and discuss any queries before your interview
      • Career bootcamps to refresh your technical concepts and improve your soft skills
    • Industry Expert Guidance
      • Interactive Live Sessions with leading industry experts covering curriculum + advanced topics
      Student Support
      • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7
      • You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform.
    • Networking & Learning Experience
      • Live Discussion forum for peer to peer doubt resolution monitored by technical experts
      • Peer to peer networking opportunities with a alumni pool of 10000+
      • Lab walkthroughs of industry-driven projects
      • Weekly real-time doubt clearing sessions
      Hands-on Projects
      • 4 industry projects/ assignments

    Placement Support

  • upGrad Elevate: Virtual Hiring Drive with 300+ Hiring Partners

  • Access to Job Opportunities Portal with 100+ openings at any time

  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with Industry Experts

  • High Performance Coaching (1:1) for tracking career goals & interview prep

  • Profile Building Workshops & 1:1 Resume Review Sessions

  • 3 months Career Support provided post Programme Completion

  • Company Specific Support with pool of resources per company & access to experts & alumni for interview preparation

  • Placement Support

    Career Impact

    Job Opportunities
    Get an opportunity to interview for upGrad's 300+ hiring partners.
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    High Performance Coaching (1:1)
    Get a dedicated career coach to help you stay on track to achieve your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you in your career journey.
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    Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
    Get personalized career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities.
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    Interview Preparation
    Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation
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    Our Learners Work At
    Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

    Admission Process

    Programme Fee - Indian residents
    INR 99,000 (incl. taxes)
    Starting at Rs. 3,037/month*. No cost EMI options available.
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      What's Included in the Price
      • Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore Without Quitting Your Job
      • Practical Learning with Industry Projects and Case Studies
      • Rigorous Cutting-Edge Curriculum Developed in Collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and Industry Leaders in Big Data Programming.
      • 360 Degree Career Support with Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with Big Data Industry Experts, Exclusive Job Opportunities Portal, Interview Preparation etc.
      • Peer to Peer Networking Opportunities with an alumni pool of 10,000+
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