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Executive PG Programme in Data Science

Kick-start your Data Science journey with India's #1 online Data Science program, aligned to competency standards developed by NASSCOM.

With Industry Experts From
  • Online
    Format
  • India's #1 Technical
    University (Private)
    Source - India Today, 2021
  • 12 months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Oct 30, 2021
    Start Date
  • EMI Options
    Starts at Rs. 7,992/month*
  • 300+
    Hiring partners
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specialisation
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn

About the Programme

Choose from 6 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 14 programming tools & languages & much more

6 Unique Specialisations

Choose from 6 specializations as per your background & career aspirations. Get an Executive PGP in Data Science from IIITB with a specialization.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers. Further your career with our 300+ hiring partners.

Student Support

Student support available 09 AM to 09 PM IST via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Complimentary Python Programming Bootcamp
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • 14+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • 60+ Industry Projects
  • India's 1st EPGP Aligned to SSC NASSCOM Competency Standards
  • 360 Degree Career Support
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Job Assistance with Top Firms
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
  • Exposure to Kaggle competitions

6 Unique Specialisations to choose from
- Data Science Generalist
- Deep Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
- Business Analytics
- Data Engineering

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Big Data, Natural Language Processing
  • Job Opportunities
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Decision Scientist
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Engineers, Marketing & Sales Professionals, Freshers, Domain Experts, Software & IT Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.
Syllabus

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

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive PG Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIITB with a specialization in any of the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Engineering

  • IIIT Bangalore is India's #1 Technical University (Private) as per the survey of India Today, 2021.
  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIITB Alumni
  • Widely recognised and valued Executive PG Programme in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
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Instructors

Learn from India’s leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Pre-Programme Preparatory Content
    • 2 Weeks
  • Data Toolkit
    • 14 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Machine Learning
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Data Science Generalist
    • 25 Weeks
    • 5 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Natural Language Processing
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Deep Learning
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Business Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignments
  • Specialisation- Data Engineering
    • 25 Weeks
    • 11 Assignments
  • 400+
    Content Hours Available
  • 60+
    Industry Projects
  • 50+
    Live Learning Sessions
  • 20+
    Expert Coaching Sessions
  • 14+
    Programming Tools/ Languages

Specialisation

Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 6 specialisations as per your background and career aspirations

  • Data Science Generalist
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
  • Data Engineering
  • Topics Covered

    Data Science Generalist
    • 25 Weeks
    • 5 Assignments
    Tree Models + Boosting (Optional)
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    ML Lab I: Classification
    Principal Component Analysis
    Advanced Regression - I
    Advanced Regression - II and ML Lab II: Regression
    Text Analytics & Processing + Text-Based Predictive Modelling
    Basic Visualisation using Tableau
    Data Storytelling
    Data Modelling
    Advanced SQL - Week II
    Algorithm Analysis + Recursion
    Searching and Sorting (Divide and Conquer included)
    Data Structures - Sets, Dictionaries, Stacks, Queues
    Python - OOPS
    Python Weeklong Lab
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
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  • Topics Covered

    Natural Language Processing
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Tree Models
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    Principal Component Analysis
    Advanced Regression
    Advanced Regression Assignment
    Bagging and Boosting
    Time Series Analysis
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    Text Processing
    Feature Extraction & modelling
    Assignment - Natural Language Processing
    Intro to DL
    NLP Industrial Applications
    Chatbot Case Study
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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  • Topics Covered

    Deep Learning
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Tree Models
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    Principal Component Analysis
    Advanced Regression
    Advanced Regression Assignment
    Bagging and Boosting
    Time Series Analysis
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    Introduction to Neural Networks
    Neural Networks Assignment
    Convolutional Neural Networks - Introduction and Industry Applications
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    Gesture Recognition
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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  • Topics Covered

    Business Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignments
    Tree Models
    Time Series Forecasting
    Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting Assignment
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    SQL Best Practices
    Advanced Excel
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
    Structured Problem Solving Assignment
    Operations Research
    Data Storytelling
    Operations Research Case Study
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
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  • Topics Covered

    Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignments
    Data Modelling
    SQL Best Practices
    SQL Assignment: IMDb Movies
    Advanced Excel
    NoSQL Databases and Best Practices
    Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
    Hive and Querying
    Hive Case Study
    Visualisation using Tableau
    Sports Analytics - IPL Visualisation Assignment
    Visualisation using PowerBI
    Visualisation using Plotly
    Data Storytelling
    Plotly Case Study
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
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  • Topics Covered

    Data Engineering
    • 25 Weeks
    • 11 Assignments
    Introduction to Big Data(Optional)
    Introduction to Cloud and AWS Setup
    Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce Programming
    MapReduce Programming Assignment (optional)
    Data Management and Relational Database Modelling
    NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase and NoSQL Databases and MongoDB(Optional)
    Data Warehousing (Optional)
    Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
    Hive & Querying
    Hive Assignment (optional)
    Amazon Redshift
    Introduction to Apache Spark
    NYC Parking Assignment (Optional)
    Project: ETL Data Pipline
    Optimising Spark for Large Scale Data Processing
    Apache Flink(Optional)
    Real-Time Data Streaming with Apache Kafka
    Real-Time Data Processing using Spark Streaming
    Stock data Analysis Assignment (Optional)
    Building Automated Data Pipelines with Airflow
    Analytics using PySpark
    Classification Assignment (Optional)
    Project: Real Time data processing
    AWS Cloud Infrastructure (Optional)
    Capstone Project

    Project

    Capstone Project
    The capstone project will stitch all the components of data engineering toge...
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Industry Projects

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

  • Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
  • Benefit by learning in-person with expert mentors
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • IMDb Movie Analysis
    Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
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  • Uber Supply-Demand Gap
    Use analytics to identify why Uber sometimes faces a supply-demand challenge...
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  • Lead Scoring
    Learn how the knowledge of basic machine learning algorithms can be used to ...
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  • Fraud Detection
    Decline fraud transactions on a credit card in real-time to minimize the los...
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  • Creditworthiness of Customers
    Learn how Predictive Analytics can be used to decide the creditworthiness of...
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  • Speech Recognition
    Learn how Google speech-to-text works and make your own model using deep lea...
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  • Image Captioning
    Build a model which will caption a given image and describe it in sentences ...
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  • Social Media Listening
    What if you could predict the popularity of a brand like upGrad in India?
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  • Telecom Churn
    Telecom companies often face the problem of churning customers due to the co...
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  • Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting
    Help a retail-giant to have a clear idea of how their sales will look like i...
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  • Interactive Marketing Campaign Analysis
    Research and analyse data from a marketing campaign to gain valuable insight...
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  • Gesture Recognition
    Learners will build a gesture recognition model for a Smart-TV to recognize ...
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
  • 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
    • Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the 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
Our Learners Work At
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58%
Average Salary Hike
73L
Highest Salary
500+
Career Transitions
300+
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Career Counselling
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Interview Preparation
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Job Assistance
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Programme Fee - Indian Residents
INR 2,99,000 (incl. taxes)
Starting at INR 7,992/month. No Cost EMI options available
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    • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Alumni status from IIIT Bangalore
    • Career transition with 58% average salary hike

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