Executive PG Programme in Software Development - Specialisation in Big Data

Learn how big data is organized, analyzed, and interpreted with IIIT Bangalore.
Start your journey today at Rs. 10,256 per month*

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  • India's #1

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    Source - India Today, 2021
  • Mar 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • 13 Months
    Recommended 15 hrs/week
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI Options
    Starting at Rs. 10,256*
  • 5 out of 6 Learners
    Get Positive Career Growth
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  • Instructors
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 14+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • Exclusive access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • upGrad 360° Career Support - job fairs, mock interviews etc.
  • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for non-tech & new coders (new)
  • Get 4 months Executive Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • e-portfolio
  • Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio. Get expert advice on how to craft your stellar GitHub profile.

Big data is a big deal for industries. The onslaught of IoT and other connected devices has created a massive uptick in the amount of information organizations collect, manage and analyze. Along with big data comes the potential to unlock big insights – for every industry, large to small.

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Data Processing with PySpark, MapReduce, Data Warehousing, Real-time Processing, Big Data Processing on the Cloud etc.
  • Job Opportunities
    Big Data Engineer, Big Data Developer, Big Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Software Developer.
  • Who is this course for?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Prior coding knowledge recommended.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive PGP from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore

  • Earn Executive PGP from IIITB & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 Weeks
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning
    • 3 Weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 Weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 Weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 10 Weeks
  • Pre-requisites
    • 2 Weeks
  • Big Data Fundamentals and Platforms
    • 8 Weeks
  • Batch Data Processing
    • 7 Weeks
  • Real Time Data Processing
    • 9 Weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 Weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 7+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 45+
    Live Sessions
  • 14+
    Tools and Softwares


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World Class Faculties & Industry Experts

Industry Projects

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

    • ETL Data Pipeline
      Design & Implement an ETL pipeline and create an ATM data mart for Bank to b...
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    • UPSTAC Application
      This application is one stop for users to request tests from hospitals and g...
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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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    • Retail Data Analysis
      Develop a real-time data processing application to analyse stock data in rea...
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    • Spark Assignment
      Use the DataFrame API of Apache Spark to process and analyse a Big Data set.
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    • Restaurant Finder
      Restaurant finder is a basic application that finds restaurants on the basis...
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    Benefits with upGrad
    Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Big Data
    • Learning Support
      Industry Mentors
      • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
      • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
      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.
    • Q&A Forum
      • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
      • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
      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

    Career Transition Bootcamp

  • Learn skills to help you transition to Software Development roles (SD1, SD2, SD3, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Developer)

  • Personalized content basis your level of knowledge

  • 1:1 Mentorship Sessions with Industry Experts

  • Additional Employability Tests

  • Exhaustive list of Interview Questions curated from Top Companies such as Amazon, Google & Microsoft

  • Relevant for preliminary rounds of interview in Tech Companies

  • Get Data Structures & Algorithm Bootcamp Completion Certificate from upGrad

  • Career Transition Bootcamp

    Career Impact

    Learn more about successful career transitions in the
    Career Transition Handbook
    Average Salary Hike
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    Career Transitions
    Hiring Partners
    Job Placement
    Get an opportunity to interview for 300+ hiring companies partnered with upGrad.
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    Resume Feedback
    Our experts will also help you understand the expectations of the industry so you can prepare your resume better
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    Career Counselling
    Get personalized career pathing from industry experts to chart out the best opportunities based on your interests.
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    Interview Preparation
    Participate in just-in-time interviews to help you with the pre-interview nervousness.
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    Programme Fee - Indian Residents
    INR 299,000 (incl. taxes)
    Starting at Rs 10,256/month*. No cost EMI options available.
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      Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

      How You Benefit From This Programme
      • Programme for working professionals, without disturbing their personal or professional life.
      • Exclusive content access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
      • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
      • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
      • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
      • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of job fairs, resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.
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