PG Diploma in Software Development
Specialisation in Big Data

Learn how big data is organized, analyzed, and interpreted with IIIT-Bangalore.
Start your journey today at Rs.11,667 per month*

  • 1000+
    Students Enrolled
  • Online
  • Jan 30, 2021
    Start Date
  • 13 months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 11,667*
  • Syllabus
  • Instructors
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Hiring Partners

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Placement Assurance or Money Back
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • Exclusive access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 14 Programming Languages & Tools
  • upGrad 360° Career Support - job fairs, mock interviews etc.
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor

Big data is a big deal for industries. The onslaught of IoT and other connected devices has created a massive uptick in the amount of information organizations collect, manage and analyze. Along with big data comes the potential to unlock big insights – for every industry, large to small.

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Data Processing, MapReduce, Data Warehousing, Real-time Processing, Big Data Processing on the Cloud, Big Data Analytics, etc.
  • Job Opportunities
    Big Data Engineer, Big Data Architect, Big Data Analyst, Software Developer.
  • Who is this course for?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience is required.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore

  • Earn Diploma from IIIT-B & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
  • Future proof your career with upGrad's - Placement Assurance or Money Back
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 weeks
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning
    • 3 Weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 8 weeks
  • Big Data Fundamentals and Platforms for Big Data
    • 8 Weeks
  • Batch Processing
    • 6 Weeks
  • Real Time Data Processing
    • 8 Weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 7+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 14
    Tools and Softwares


World Class Faculties & Industry Experts

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Algorithm Design using MapReduce
    Algorithm Design using MapReduce
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  • Analyze Top Streamed Music
    You will learn how to run a MapReduce job that takes input directly from S3....
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  • Health Survey
    "You will ingest the India Annual Health Survey (AHS) 2012-13 data hosted on...
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  • Predict the cryptocurrency market
    You need to fetch real-time data for the four cryptocurrencies, BTC (Bitcoi...
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  • Music Recommendation
    "You will learn how analytics is applied to datasets practically and will ho...
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  • Credit Card Fraud Detection System
    "Decline transaction using big data technology learnt during the program - b...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Google PageRank Algorithm
    "You will then learn to implement Pagerank in Spark on the same dataset with...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Data Platform
    You will learn to build a a Data platform - an essential standardised way to...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Surge Pricing Systems
    You will learn step by step what it takes to solve problems involving real-t...
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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
  • Doubt Resolution
    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
  • Networking
    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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Hiring Partners
Career Counselling
The upGrad Career Support Team helps counsel you towards taking up the right career path
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Resume Feedback
Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content
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Interview Preparation
Receive one-on-one mock interviews conducted by industry mentors and detailed feedback after the interview
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Job Assistance
upGrad partners with 300+ recruiting partners and matches your profile with the opportunities.
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Program Fee
Starting at Rs 11,667/month*
Program Price 2,25,000 (incl. taxes). No cost EMI options available.
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    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Program for working professionals, without disturbing their personal or professional life.
    • Exclusive content access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
    • Placement Assurance or get your money back.
    • An exclusive student mentor to monitor and guide you throughout the learning phase.
    • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
    • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
    • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of job fairs, resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.
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