Study 8 Months online with IIIT Bangalore and upGrad, 12 Months at Touro University, US
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There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:
Fill out an application form online
Our admissions committee will review your profile. Upon qualifying, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission.
Block your seat with a payment of INR 25,000 to enrol on the programme. Begin with your Prep course and start your Data Science journey!
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The MS in Data Analytics is an engaging yet rigorous 8 months online and 12 months on-campus program designed for students to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network and accelerate entry into Data Science careers. The student as part of this program will receive dual certification, an Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore, and MS in Data Analytics degree from Touro University, US.
You should expect to carry out several industry-relevant projects simulated as per the actual workplace, making you a skilled Data Science professional at par with leading industry standards. Upon completion of the program, you will have the option to apply for upto 36 months of OPT in the US as well as get support from Touro University Career Services to build a career in the US.
The program covers tools such as Logistic Regression, Python Programming, Analytics Problem Solving, Programming in Python, Hypothesis Testing, Data Analysis using SQL, Unsupervised learning: Clustering, Business Intelligence and many more.
The online learning experience will be a mix of interactive lectures from industry leaders as well as world-renowned faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. The on-campus learning experience will be an in-class experience face-to-face with the faculty.
Post successful completion of the program, a Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science would be awarded from IIIT Bangalore and a Masters degree in Data Analytics shall be conferred upon by Touro University, US.
Yes, upGrad will help you prepare for the English proficiency test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the Master's program in the US.
Located in the heart of New York City, Touro University benefits from its location in one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the world. The university's building is charged with a distinct air of professionalism and includes all of the amenities for a comfortable and conducive learning environment: high-speed wireless internet, multimedia classrooms, a fully-equipped computer lab, Bloomberg terminals, student lounges, and a staffed Career Resource Center.
Touro University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Touro University will have 2 intakes for students coming through this route. The first intake of the year will be the January (Spring) intake and the second intake of the year will be the September (Fall) intake. Though the application process for the Touro University will start during the IIIT Bangalore online program, you will be able to go to the Touro University in the nearest intake which is at least 3 months away from completion of your IIIT Bangalore program.
upGrad will apply for you at Touro University once all the documents are provided by you (as given in the offer letter issued to you by upGrad). Apart from the documents mentioned in the offer letter from Touro University, you will have to give proof of English proficiency for application of admission to Touro University. upGrad will support you to get your English proficiency scores within 3 months of the start of the batch to accelerate this process.
An I-20 is issued by a Designated School Official (DSO) from the International Student Office at Touro University after you have been admitted to Touro University and you have demonstrated that you or your sponsor have sufficient financial resources for you to be an eligible student in the US at Touro University.
New York City has hundreds of diverse neighborhoods to explore for food and art lovers, thousands of companies and organizations for networking and enrichment, and unlimited options for entertainment. NYC is so big and diverse that students can choose to seek out a specific culture or can choose to spend a day avoiding your home culture (even the Americans can do this).
You can start the application process by submitting the documents. Applications have already started for the next cohort.
upGrad, IIIT Bangalore, Touro University, US, world-renowned faculty, and many industry leaders have committed a lot of time to conceptualizing and creating this program to make sure that the learners can receive the best possible learning experience in Data Science. Hence, we want to make sure that the participants of this program also show a very high level of commitment and passion for Data Analytics. For entry into Touro University, US, students have to successfully complete the IIIT Bangalore program with a minimum of 3 CGPA or above on the band of 4.
To be eligible for the program, the following criteria need to be fulfilled:
For IIIT Bangalore:
• IIIT Bangalore - Applicants must have scored 60% and above marks in bachelor’s degree. Maximum backlogs (ATKTs) accepted will be 10.
For Touro University:
• An aggregate score of 3.0 CGPA and above in the Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science with a minimum of 3.0 GPA in each course
• TOEFL >= 78 or IELTS >= 6.0 or Duolingo >= 105 or PTE >= 58.
Upto 12-15 Hours/Week of time commitment is expected to be able to graduate from the program
Our dedicated Student Support Team is available to resolve your non-academic queries.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a response within 24 hours. For any urgent queries, please use the Call-Back option on the learning platform and get a response within 2 working hours.
Additionally, an upGrad buddy will enhance the learners’ experience by engaging with them to ensure they are on track with upcoming deadlines, and submissions, offer guidance and resolve their non-academic queries.
Yes, upGrad will help with your Academic and Visa SOP and will also organize training on how to write an effective SOP.
Living expenses in the US for international students are USD 18,456 per annum.
By virtue of your F-1 Visa, you are eligible to work part-time on-campus from Day 1 of your on-shore course commencement. You may be eligible to work off-campus subject to an additional annotation on your F-1 visa. You must meet other requirements, as advised by your insitution or the US federal regulations.
0% EMI with Finance partners /Credit card option availability will vary program wise.
1. 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, State Bank of India, CITIBANK and HSBC)
2. Is there any minimum transaction limit ?
Yes. 50000 is the minimum.
3. Standard Chartered Bank offers 18 or 24 months No Cost EMI ?
No. ONLY 12 months is available irrespective of the Program enrolled.
4. Will I have to pay any extra amount for 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Can I Pay Using Multiple Credit Cards ?
Multiple cards can be used to complete the payments using Part payment option make sure to inform the learner, minimum transaction is INR 50000 to opt for 0% CC EMI E.g. Amount to be paid: 150000. I can pay using 2 Credit cards. Yes, Example :
HDFC Card – Part payment – INR 100000
ICICI Card – Part payment – INR 50000
9. 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.
10. Why is the entire amount blocked on my credit card?
Initially your bank will block the entire amount from your available purchase limit and from your next billing cycle, you will be charged the EMI amount. As you start paying your EMI, your credit limit will be released accordingly. For example, if you have made a payment of ₹100000 on 6-months EMI and your credit limit is ₹200,000 then initially your bank will block your credit limit by ₹100000. After payment of your first month EMI of Rs.15000, the blocked amount will come down to ₹85000.
11. Why is interest getting charged on No Cost EMI?
Your bank will charge you interest. However, this interest charge has been provided to you as an upfront discount at the time of your payment, effectively giving you the benefit of a No cost EMI. The total amount paid during the entire EMI tenure to the bank will be equal to the amount to be paid to upGrad.
Eg. Amount payable to upGrad: INR 405000
Let's say Amount deducted at the time of transaction: INR 379850 (Principal amount) Bank charges interest of 12-15% per annum on INR 379850
[Note: Interest factor is reducing rate and not Flat rate]
EMI AMOUNT = INR 33750 x 12 = INR 405000
Effectively, you have taken loan on 379,850 instead of 405,000
Deferral Policy: (Pre- Program Commencement)
Deferral Policy: (Post Program Commencement)
Deferral policy applicable only for International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (“IIIT Bangalore”)
• The first deferral request to any program offered by IIIT Bangalore (pre-program commencement or post-program commencement) shall be free for one time.