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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Designed for Working Professionals
    Designed for Working Professionals
    600+ Hours of Learning
    600+ Hours of Learning
    15+ Case Studies and Assignments
    15+ Case Studies and Assignments
    6 Practical Hands-on Capstone Projects
    6 Practical Hands-on Capstone Projects
    Live Coding Classes & Profile Building Workshops
    Live Coding Classes & Profile Building Workshops
    Executive Post Graduate Program from IIIT Bangalore & Alumni Status
    Executive Post Graduate Program from IIIT Bangalore & Alumni Status
    No Cost EMI Options available
    No Cost EMI Options available
    Dedicated Student Success Mentor
    Dedicated Student Success Mentor
    3 Electives to customise your learning path
    3 Electives to customise your learning path
    Creation of portfolio website on Github to boost the learners’ career persona
    Creation of portfolio website on Github to boost the learners’ career persona
    Career Mentorship Sessions(1:1)
    Career Mentorship Sessions(1:1)
    High Performance Coaching(1:1)
    High Performance Coaching(1:1)
    Just-in-Time Interviews
    Just-in-Time Interviews
    Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
    Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
    AI Powered Profile Builder
    AI Powered Profile Builder
    Personalised Industry Session
    Personalised Industry Session
    Career Bootcamp
    Career Bootcamp
    Daily Doubt Resolution Sessions
    Daily Doubt Resolution Sessions
    Big data Bootcamp & Hackathon
    Big data Bootcamp & Hackathon
    Masterclass on Scaling & Productionizing ML
    Masterclass on Scaling & Productionizing ML
    Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7 for non-academic queries. You can write to us via studentsupport@upgrad.com  Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us"  option on the Learn platform.
    Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7 for non-academic queries. You can write to us via studentsupport@upgrad.com Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform.

    Eligibility:
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Minimum 1 year of work experience in a technical domain or a degree in mathematics or Statistics with programming experience.

    Syllabus

    Experience 600+ hours of best-in-class content developed by leading faculty & industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies & projects.

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    Top Subjects You Will Learn
    Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Laview more
    Who Is This Programme For?
    Engineers, Software and IT Professionals, Data Professionals
    Job Opportunity
    Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, MLview more
    Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Miniview more

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    Executive Post Graduate Programme
    Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. IIIT Bangalore is India's #1 Technical University (Private) as per the survey of India Today, 2021.
    Executive Post Graduate Programme
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    • Gain IIITB Alumni status & connect with a global network of accomplished IIITB alumni
    • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect to Machine Learning Industry experts & your experienced fellow learners

    Instructors

    Learn from India's leading ML & AI faculty and industry leaders

    Syllabus

    Experience 600+ hours of best-in-class content developed by leading faculty & industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies & projects

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    600+
    Hours of Learning
    15+
    Case Studies and Assignments
    35+
    Live Sessions
    6
    Capstone Projects to Choose From

    Pre-Program Preparatory Content

    3 Weeks
    • Introduction to Python
    • Python for Data Science
    • Data Visualisation in Python
    • Data Analysis Using SQL (Optional)
    • Advanced SQL and Best Practices (Optional)
    • Data Analysis in Excel
    • Analytics Problem Solving
    • Math for Machine Learning

    Statistics and Exploratory Data Analytics

    5 Weeks
    • Exploratory Data Analysis
    • Cloud Essentials: Intro to Git & Github
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Hypothesis Testing
    • Lending Club Case Study

    Machine Learning - I

    7 Weeks
    • Linear Regression
    • Linear Regression Assignment
    • Logistic Regression
    • Naive Bayes
    • Model Selection

    Machine Learning - II

    7 Weeks
    • Advanced Regression
    • Advanced Regression Assignment
    • Support Vector Machine (Optional)
    • Tree Models
    • Model Selection - Practical Considerations
    • Boosting
    • Unsupervised learning: Clustering
    • Unsupervised Learning: Principal Component Analysis
    • Telecom Churn Case Study

    Deep Learning

    8 Weeks
    • Introduction to Neural Networks
    • Convolutional Neural Networks - Industry Applications
    • Convolutional Neural Networks - Assignment
    • Recurrent Neural Networks
    • Neural Network Project - Gesture Recognition

    Natural Language Processing

    7 Weeks
    • Lexical Processing
    • Syntactical Processing
    • Syntactic Processing - Assignment
    • Semantic Processing
    • Case Study: Classifying Customer Complaint Tickets

    ELective 1: DL with MLops

    10 Weeks
    • Cloud Essentials: Intro to AWS
    • Working with AWS: case study
    • MLOps: Introduction
    • MLOps: Data Lifecycle
    • MLOps: Model Lifecycle
    • MLops Assignment
    • Advanced CV
    • Advanced CV
    • MLOps + Deployment: DL (Theory)
    • MLOps + Deployment: DL (assignment)

    Elective 2: NLP with Mlops

    10 Weeks
    • Cloud Essentials: Intro to AWS
    • Working with AWS: case study
    • MLOps: Introduction
    • MLOps: Data Lifecycle
    • MLOps: Model Lifecycle
    • MLops Assignment
    • Advanced NLP
    • Advanced NLP
    • MLOps + Deployment: NLP (Theory)
    • MLOps + Deployment: NLP (assignment)

    Elective 3: AI strategy

    10 Weeks
    • Cloud Essentials: Intro to AWS
    • Working with AWS: case study
    • MLOps: Introduction
    • MLOps: Data Lifecycle
    • MLOps: Model Lifecycle
    • MLops Assignment
    • AI Strategy Framework, Structured Problem Solving/ Data Storytelling
    • Mapping ML with Data architecture strategy
    • Executing AI Strategy
    • AI strategy: Assignment

    Capstone

    4 Weeks
    • Capstone
    • News Recommender System
    • Credit Card Fraud Detection
    • Eye for Blind - (Image Captioning)
    • Sentiment analysis based Product Recommender system
    • Sales forecasting
    • Style Transfer using GAN's

    Reinforcement Learning (Optional)

    • Classical Reinforcement Learning
    • Assignment -Classical Reinforcement Learning
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • Reinforcement Learning Project

    Industry Projects

    Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries
    • Engage in collaborative real-life projects with student-expert interaction
    • Benefit by learning in-person with Industry Experts
    • Personalized subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement

    Benefits with upGrad

    benefits

    Job Opportunities

    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
    • Be the first to know vacancies to gain an edge in the application process
    • Connect with companies that are the best match for you
    benefits

    Career Assistance

    Career Assistance
    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
    benefits

    Learning Support

    Learning Support
    Industry Expert Guidance
    • Interactive Live Sessions with leading industry experts covering curriculum + advanced topics
    • Personalised Industry Session in small groups (of 10-12) with industry experts to augment program curriculum with customized industry based learning
    Student Support
    • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
    • You can write to us via studentsupport@upgrad.com or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.
    benefits

    Practical Learning and Networking

    Practical Learning and Networking
    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

    Admission Process

    77% Learners Achieve Career Benefits

    Program Fees- Indian Residents

    ₹ NaN (Incl. Taxes)*

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    *Starting at INR 6,907/month. *No Cost EMI options available.
    The credit facility is provided by a third party credit facility provider and any arrangement with such third party is outside upGrad's purview.

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    *The Executive Post Graduate Programme in Machine Learning and AI is India's #1 online program as per HRAI rankings, 2021.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Programme Details

    How do I know if this programme is for me?

    This programme is for you if you are a:

     

    Data Scientist or Senior Data Analyst: If you are comfortable with data wrangling, have implemented statistical or machine learning models in the past, or if you have any prior experience as a working professional. You should also have some experience with R/Python/Scala.

    Statistician: If you received formal education in statistics or mathematics or if you have any prior working experience. 

    Data Engineer/Big Data Engineer: If you have any prior experience in creating data pipelines/handling data warehouses and you have created ETL procedures. In addition, you should be familiar with various frameworks and tools like Hadoop and Spark.

    Software Developer: If you have prior experience on creating and deploying software/apps, you are comfortable with object-oriented programming and know C/C++/Java/Python or a similar language.

    How will this programme benefit me?

    The programme will benefit you in different ways depending on your prior experiences:


    Data Scientist or Senior Data Analyst: The programme will familiarise you with the advancements in ML and AI. It will also help you understand the mathematics behind algorithms and how you can modify them to suit your needs so that you can transition to a Senior Data Science or Machine Learning role.


    Statistician/Mathematician: Apart from familiarising you with the advancements in ML and AI, the programme will help you understand how to define a structured approach to solve a business problem, and equip you with the right tools so that you can transition to a Machine Learning or Data Science role.


    Data Engineer/Big Data Engineer: The programme will set up a solid foundation of Statistics, Machine Learning, and AI along with problem-solving skills so that you can solve enterprise-level problems. It will build upon your existing knowledge of various tools to make you a Full-Stack Machine Learning or Data Science professional.


    Data Engineer/Big Data Engineer: The programme will set up a solid foundation of Statistics, Machine Learning, and AI along with problem-solving skills so that you can solve enterprise-level problems. It will build upon your existing knowledge of various tools to make you a Full-Stack Machine Learning or Data Science professional.


    Software Developer: The programme will help you create a strong foundation of Statistics, Machine Learning, and Business Understanding. It will leverage your existing knowledge of programming and expand the technologies you are familiar with so that you can become a well-rounded Machine Learning professional.

    What is this programme intended to do?

    This programme intends to produce extremely well-rounded data scientists and AI professionals with deep knowledge of mathematics, expertise in relevant tools/languages, and understanding of cutting-edge algorithms and applications.

    What can I expect out of this programme?

    This programme is designed for working professionals looking to pick up skills in advanced concepts like Reinforcement Learning, Graphical Models, NLP, Deep Learning along with a solid foundation of Statistics. This programme demands consistent work and time commitment over the entire duration of 13 months.

    What should I NOT expect from this programme?

    This programme is NOT intended to serve as an entry point to the field of Data Science. It is aimed at developing professionals who can be absorbed into Senior Data Scientist and Machine Learning/AI roles. Our Executive PG Programme in Machine Learning and AI is aimed at facilitating the transition of professionals to the Machine Learning field.

    Is there any certification at the end of the programme?

    Post completion of the programme, an Executive Post Graduate Programme in Machine Learning and AI will be granted from IIIT Bangalore.

    About WES Recognition

    Please note that the WES approval status of the Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP-DS/MLAI/SD) shall be known by early 2022. We would like to inform you that this program (under an earlier name) was approved by WES and accorded 1 year diploma equivalency status. While the name of the program has changed to reposition the program in the market, the program curriculum, delivery and learning outcomes remain the same and as such we are cautiously optimistic that the WES approval status shall remain unchanged. We will inform you about WES approval status by early 2022 or alternatively to know the status, you may apply to WES with requisite information and documents on your successful completion of the program. upGrad and IIITB in no way take responsibility in case WES does not recognise the program.

    What are the top in-demand skills to learn in Machine Learning?

    Artificial Intelligence Courses, Tableau Courses, NLP Courses, and Deep Learning Courses are some of the top in-demand skills to learn in Machine Learning.

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    What type of learning should I expect?

    The content will be a mix of asynchronous lectures from industry leaders as well as world-class faculty. Additionally, the programme comprises of some live lectures or hangout sessions dedicated to solving your academic queries and to reinforce learning.

    Refund Policy/Financials

    Is there any deferral or refund policy for this programme?

    Refund Policy: (Programmes with prep-session component)

    • You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counselor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. The prep login will be activated immediately post completion of the 'payment of the 1st block amount (caution money)' or on the 'Specified date' as communicated by upGrad. Processing fee of ₹10,000 will be levied in case refund is claimed.
    • Student has to pay the full fee within 7 days of payment of block amount or cohort start date, whichever is earlier, otherwise the admission letter will be rescinded and processing fee of ₹10,000 will be levied.
    • Once the student pays block amount, "any" refund shall be subject to deduction of ₹10,000 processing charges.
    • Any taxes paid by the student shall not be refundable, and the amount to be withheld will be higher of taxes paid or 10,000 processing fees.
    • There shall be no refund applicable once the programme has started. This is applicable even for those students who could not complete their payment and could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the student can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.
    • Refund shall be processed to an eligible student within 30 working days from the date of receipt of refund form from him/her in this regard.
    • Refund shall be subject to deduction of ₹10,000 processing charges or the GST paid, whichever is higher as mentioned above.

    Deferral Policy: (Post Programme Commencement)

    • If a student is facing severe issues in dedicating time to the course, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another batch.
    • A student can request for deferral only once and from the batch start date of initial batch the student enrolled for.
    • The student will be required to pay a deferral fees of 10% of the total course amount fee + Taxes if any along with the differential programme fees between the two cohorts.
    • The deferral request will be approved once the deferral fee is paid.
    • Till this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • The student has 7 days (including holidays and weekends) from the date of deferral request to make the payment of the deferral fee post which the deferral request will expire, and the student will continue as part of the current cohort.
    • If the student completes the deferral payment, the student's login will be disabled, the student will leave the deferred cohort and the student will start learning on the new cohort from the point of the last assignment that was graded in the deferred cohort. All grades and progress until that point will be carried forward as it is to the new cohort. For clarification, the grades of the graded assignments will be carried forward, whether or not the student had submitted these grading during the initial stage.
    • The deferral can only be requested during the batch for which the student has enrolled is ongoing. Once the batch has completed, deferral requests shall not be entertained. For clarification, the batch completion here shall mean the "last grace deadline" as communicated by upGrad.

    Deferral Policy: (Pre Programme Commencement)

    • If a student, due to unavoidable circumstances, is unable to commence with the cohort and requests for a deferral before the cohort starts, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another cohort.
    • To do so, the student will be required to pay 50% of the total Programme fee amount (inclusive of taxes) before the deferral can be approved. Till this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • A student can request for deferral to any of the cohorts starting in the next 3 months from the start date of the initial batch in which the student was originally enrolled. For the first deferral request, subject to the point no. 2 of the Pre-Programme Deferral Policy, no additional charges shall be levied.
    • If a student wants to defer his enrolment a second time, such student will have to make an additional payment of Rs.10,000 as Deferral fee, and this amount shall be non-refundable under any circumstances. Once this payment is done, students will be eligible to defer to any of the cohorts starting in the next 3 months from the current cohort.
    • The student has time till the current cohort launch date to make the payment of the balance 50% Programme fee, post which the deferral request will expire. Once the deferral window expires and if such a student wants to withdraw his or her enrolment from the said Programme, the refund policy will be applicable.
    • The student shall be liable to pay the differential Programme fees between the two cohorts if any.

    Which banks allow using 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?

    No cost EMI is available on credit cards from all major banks (American Express, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, Standard Chartered, Axis Bank, Yes Bank)

    Will I have to pay any extra amount for the EMI transaction?

    If you are availing 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI.

    Are there any fees or down payment?

    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transaction. If charged will be billed in the first repayment installment.

    Can I use my International credit card for 0% credit EMI or Credit Card EMI?

    Only the Indian bank Credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.

    Are there any charges in case I opt for cancellation/refund from the course after paying balance with no cost EMI?

    Yes, there will be additional charges to the extent of interest paid by the upGrad to the bank, you will be refunded only Principal amount, i.e. the amount actually deducted/blocked from your card. This deduction will be in addition to the amount mentioned in the refund policy shared with your offer letter.

    How can I opt for Credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?

    You can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.

    Selection Criteria

    What is the selection process for this programme?

    STEP-1: Online Eligibility Test

    Fill out an application and take a quick 40-minute online test with 18 questions to assess your aptitude.10 questions from mathematics, aptitude & reasoning & 8 questions from programming.

     

    STEP-2: Review and Shortlisting of Suitable Candidates

    Our faculty will review all applications, considering the educational and professional background of an applicant and review the test scores where applicable. Following this, Offer Letters will be rolled out so you are assured a great peer group to learn and network with.

     

    STEP-3:  Enrollment for Access to Prep Content

    Make a quick block payment with assistance from our loan partners where required, receive immediate access to the prep content and begin your upGrad journey.

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