Executive PG Program in Data Science

Kick-start your Data Science journey with Executive PG Program in Data Science from IIITB. Start your Executive PG Program today!

With Industry Experts From
  • 85+ Countries
    Learner base
  • Online
  • 12 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Jan 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • USD 4,399
    Program Fee
  • Overview
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specializations
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
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About the Program

Choose from 3 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 14 programming tools & languages & much more

3 Unique Specializations

Choose from 3 specializations as per your background & career aspirations. Get an Executive PG Program in Data Science from IIITB with a specialization.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions, resume building sessions and mock interviews. Utilise the projects in the course to build your profile on platforms like GitHub.

Student Support

Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7). For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • 3 Customised Specializations and NASSCOM Certified Program
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • 14+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • 60+ Industry Relevant Projects
  • Career Coaching & Networking
  • Global industry experts
  • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7). For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform
  • Learners from 85+ Countries
  • Exposure to Kaggle competitions
  • 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 Program from IIIT Bangalore

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

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIITB Alumni
  • Widely recognized and valued Executive PG Program in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
Executive PG Program from IIIT Bangalore
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Learn from leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders with international experience.


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • International Preparatory Course
    • 4 Weeks
  • Data Toolkit
    • 14 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Machine Learning
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Specialization- Deep Learning
    • 25 weeks
    • 4 assignments
  • Specialization- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
    • 25 weeks
    • 9 assignments
  • Specialization- Data Engineering
    • 27 weeks
    • 11 assignments
  • 400+
    Content Hours Available
  • 60+
    Industry Projects
  • 20+
    Live sessions with Global Leaders
  • 14+
    Programming Tools/ Languages
  • 1:1
    sessions with Global Industry Mentors


Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 3 specializations as per your background and career aspirations

  • Deep Learning
  • Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
  • Data Engineering
  • 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
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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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


    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
    • 27 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


    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
  • 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
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors with International experience
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedback on improvement from experts, teaching assistants and graders
    Student Support
    • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7).
    • 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
    • Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by Global industry experts on various industry-related topics
    • One-one small group discussion and guidance sessions with Internationally-acclaimed experts
Our Learners Work At
Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

Career Impact

Career Counselling
Get personalized career paths traced by experts to ascertain the best opportunities
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Resume Feedback
Obtain specific, personalized inputs on your resume structure and content
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Interview Preparation
Go through 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 4,399
  • This price applies for payment in installments. An exclusive upGrad scholarship applicable for upfront payments.

Empowering learners of tomorrow

Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

How You Benefit From This Program
  • Executive PG Program without quitting your job
  • Live Sessions and Small Group Coaching sessions by Global Industry Experts
  • Alumni status from IIIT Bangalore
  • Career transition with 58% average salary hike

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