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
  • May 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specialisation
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn

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

3 Unique Specializations to choose from
- Deep Learning
- Business Intelligence/ Data 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-Programme Preparatory Content
    • Course 1: Data Toolkit
      • 12 Weeks
    • Course 2 - Machine Learning-I
      • 10 Weeks
    • Specialisation - Deep Learning
      • 22 Weeks
    • Specialisation - Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
      • 22 Weeks
    • Specialisation - Data Engineering
      • 22 Weeks
    • 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 3 specialisations as per your background and career aspirations

    • Deep Learning
    • Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
    • Data Engineering
    • Topics Covered

      Deep Learning
      • 22 Weeks
      • 4 Assignments
      Bagging & Random Forest
      Model Selection & General ML Techniques
      Principal Component Analysis
      Advanced Regression
      Advanced ML case Stuy
      Time Series Analysis
      Introduction to Neural Networks and ANN
      Neural Network Assignment
      Convolutional Neural Networks
      Convolutional Neural Networks -Industry Applications
      Object Detection & Image Segmentation (Optional)
      Recurrent Neural Networks
      Gesture Recognition
      Capstone Project
    • Topics Covered

      Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
      • 22 Weeks
      • 9 Assignments
      Visualisation using Tableau
      Advanced Excel
      Visualisation using PowerBI
      Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
      Data Storytelling
      AirBnB Case Study
      Data Modelling
      Advanced SQL and Best Practices
      Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
      Analytics using Spark
      Big Data Case Study
      Data Structures - Sets, Dictionaries, Stacks, Queues
      Searching and Sorting
      Algorithm Analysis + Recursion
      Advanced Database Programming using Pandas
      Python & SQL Lab
      Capstone Project
    • Topics Covered

      Data Engineering
      • 22 Weeks
      • 11 Assignments
      Data Management and Relational Database Modelling
      Introduction to Big Data(Optional)
      Introduction to Cloud and AWS Setup
      Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce Programming
      Assignment (Optional)
      NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase and NoSQL Databases and MongoDB(Optional)
      Data Warehousing (Optional)
      Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
      Map reduce Programming Assignment
      Hive & Querying
      Assignment (Optional)
      Amazon Redshift
      Introduction to Apache Spark
      Project: ETL Data Pipline
      AWS Cloud Infrastructure (Optional)
      Optimising Spark for Large Scale Data Processing
      Apache Flink(Optional)
      Real-Time Data Streaming with Apache Kafka
      Real-Time Data Processing using Spark Streaming
      Assignment (Optional)
      Building Automated Data Pipelines with Airflow
      Analytics using PySpark
      Project: Real Time data processing
      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
    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
    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
    SGD 6,700
      Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to $500!*

      *More details under the referral policy under Support Section

      Start Referring

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      How You Benefit From This Program
      • Earn an Executive PGP without quitting your job
      • Learn from cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts
      • Get alumni status from IIIT Bangalore

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