PG Program in Big Data Engineering

India's best selling program with a 4.5 star rating. Learn in-demand skills to kick-start your big data career with the widely recognised PG Program in Big Data Engineering by BITS Pilani.

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  • Mar 30, 2020
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 400+ Hours of Learning
  • 14 Programming Languages & Tools
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • Practical Hands-on Workshops
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor
  • BITS Pilani Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Job Assistance with Top Firms
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Data Processing, MapReduce, Data Warehousing, Real-time Processing, Big Data Analytics, etc.
  • Job Opportunities
    Big Data Engineer, Big Data Admin, Big Data Architect, Big Data Analyst
  • Who is this course for?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Big Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelors Degree with min. of 6 months of work experience (in any IT stream). Also we prefer basic programming / coding knowledge.

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Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Post Graduate Program from BITS Pilani

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from BITS Pilani

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished BITS alumni
  • Widely recognized and valued Post Graduate Program in Big Data
  • Network with Big Data professionals across all industries
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World Class Faculties & Industry Experts


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  • Pre-Requisites
    • 3 Weeks
    • 1 Assignments
    Sourabh Mukerjee
    Karthikeyan Sankaran
  • Foundations of Big Data
    • 6 Weeks
    • 1 Assignments
    Prof. S. Balasubramaniam
    Joy Mukerjee
    Shakun Gupta
  • Big Data Engineering Platforms
    • 9 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Prof. Chittaranjan Hota
    Prof. Amit Dua
    Prof. Hari Babu
    Dr. Joy Mukerjee
    Pallavi Nagesha Rao
  • Processing Big Data: ETL and Batch Processing
    • 8 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Joy Mukerjee
    Parwaz Dalvi
    Rahul Mathur
  • Processing of Real Time Data and Streaming Data
    • 10 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Joy Mukerjee
    Prof. Vimal SP
    Pallavi Nagesha Rao
  • Big Data Analytics
    • 5 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Prof.  Vimal SP
  • Capstone
    • 6 Weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 7
    Case Study and Projects
  • 20
    Live Sessions
  • 15
    Coding Assignments
  • 14
    Tools and Softwares

Industry Projects

  • Real-life industry-sponsored Big Data projects
  • Get valuable hands-on experience and develop a portfolio of projects
  • Access to $150 worth of free AWS Cloud to deploy your projects
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Big Data
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
    Student Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career-building workshops
    • Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Career Impact

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Program Fee
EMI starts at ₹17500/month (Inclusive of all taxes)
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    • Post Graduate Program without quitting your job
    • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Comprehensive and rigorous curriculum with live projects
    • Dedicated student support system to answer all your queries
    • Peer-to-peer networking with like-minded professionals
    • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
    • Career transition with 58% average salary hike
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