Executive PG Program in Data Science

Kick-start your Data Science journey with India's 1st Executive PGP from IIITB aligned to competency standards developed by NASSCOM in collaboration with industry and approved by Government. Start your Executive PG Program today!

With Industry Experts From
  • Fully Online
  • 50+ countries
    Learner base
  • 12 months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Nov 29, 2021
    Start Date
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specializations
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Get access to complimentary Python Programming Bootcamp
  • Get Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • Earn a EPGP in Data Science designed for Working Professionals
  • Get IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • Learn 14+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • Practice with 60+ Industry Projects
  • India's 1st EPGP Aligned to SSC NASSCOM Competency Standards
  • Get 1:1 mentorship from Industry Experts
  • Exposure to Kaggle competitions

6 Unique Specializations to choose from
- Data Science Generalist
- Deep Learning
- Natural Learning 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
  • Advance your career
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Decision Scientist
  • Who Is This Program 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.

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

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIITB Alumni
  • Earn a widely recognized and valued Executive PG Programme in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
Executive PG Programme from IIIT Bangalore
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Learn from India’s leading Data Science 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-Program Preparatory Content
    • 2 Weeks
  • Data Toolkit
    • 14 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Machine Learning
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Specialization- Data Science Generalist
    • 25 weeks
    • 5 assignments
  • Specialization- Natural Learning Processing
    • 25 weeks
    • 4 assignments
  • Specialization- Deep Learning
    • 25 weeks
    • 4 assignments
  • Specialization- Business Analytics
    • 25 weeks
    • 9 assignments
  • Specialization- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
    • 25 weeks
    • 9 weeks
  • Specialization- Data Engineering
    • 27 weeks
    • 11 assignments
  • 400+
    Content Hours Available
  • 60+
    Industry Projects
  • 50+
    Live Learning Sessions
  • 20+
    Expert Coaching Sessions
  • 14+
    Programming Tools/ Languages


Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 6 specializations 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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
  • Personalized 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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  • Creditworthiness of Customers
    Learn how Predictive Analytics can be used to decide the creditworthiness of...
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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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  • 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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  • Gesture Recognition
    Learners will build a gesture recognition model for a Smart-TV to recognize ...
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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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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
  • High ROI
    Cost Effective
    • Upgrade your career at 1/10 the cost of the same on campus program
    Learn and Earn
    • Get world class credentials without leaving your job from the comfort of your home
  • Industry Driven
    • Learn through curriculum created by the industry for the industry
    • Learn and get coached by leading industry experts from around the globe
    • Experience world class education on-demand through our proprietary app and website
    Unparalleled Support
    • Work with a dedicated upGrad buddy who will handhold you throughout the program
    • Get expert verified resolutions for all your doubts within hours
    • Weekly live sessions with industry experts on doubts, career & communication
  • Career Preparation
    • Rigorous career preparation with resume feedback, personal branding on LinkedIn
    • Career booster content to help understand how to search for jobs, prepare for interviews, negotiate your salary etc.
    • Industry mentorship - Receive mentorship from industry leaders of the domain to help you reach your desired career goal
    • Opportunity to network with accomplished professionals, faculty and industry experts from 50+ countries
    • Part of 50K+ alumni base who are working in top companies like Amazon, ESPN, Visa, Microsoft, E&Y, Accenture
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Career Impact

Career Counselling
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Resume Feedback
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Interview Preparation
Get unlimited mock interview sessions with hiring managers and receive detailed feedback
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Admission Process

There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

Program Fee
USD 3,999

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