Which are the best Data Science courses for Working Professionals in India?

Data Science is an interdisciplinary field about scientific methods, processes and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms. Data Science courses equip learners with all the conceptual and technical skills required for the ultimate position in the analytics industry.

Indian universities and independent institutes have begun their flavour of Data Analytics/Data Science training indigenously or in collaboration with foreign institutions.

The future has a cosy space for Data and its study fields – Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering. And that cosy space certainly has a well-compensated, well in demand, position for the ones who know how to utilise the exceptionally large amount of data that the world is producing every second.


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Here is a list of universities and institutes which offers some form of certification or post-graduate-level course in Data Science and business analytics. The list is not in any order of ranking.

It is impossible to account everything in one list. However, this blog article will help you to know where, in this large set of institutions, can you begin to formulate your search for a data mentor.

List of best Data Science and Data Analytics Courses in India

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) - jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI Kolkata

PGDBA is a two-year full-time residential program, designed for those who have an analytical mindset, are interested in tackling challenging business problems, and possess an inclination towards mathematics.

Students spend three semesters in the classroom and one semester on internship. Course content is well-curated to meet the demands of the industry and covers statistics, data science tools & techniques, applications in functional areas.

PGP - Business Analytics & Business Intelligence - Great Lakes Institute of Management

This is a 1-year blended program (classroom sessions and online learning) delivered across six cities in India. World-class faculty, international collaboration and industry-relevant curriculum are the best features of this course.

The curriculum is designed by Great lakes' corporate partners and covers business fundamentals, statistics, analytics tools & techniques.


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Certificate Programme in Business Analytics - Indian School of Business (ISB)

CBA at ISB is 15 months part-time, blended program (classroom sessions and online learning). The course is divided into three terms, preceded by a pre-term and followed by a Capstone project.

The curriculum is very well structured and covers analytics tools & techniques, fundamentals of business concepts and also includes forecasting, pricing, financial and retail & supply chain Analytics.

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Business Analytics & Intelligence - Indian Institute of Management (IIM B)

Business Analytics & Intelligence program at IIM B is a 12-month part-time program designed to provide in-depth knowledge of business analytics techniques and applications.

The curriculum is divided into ten modules and project. The program offers a case-based teaching approach wherein case-studies are used to explain the content of the course.

Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Statistics (PGDDSS) - Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL)

SCDL has been contributing to the evolution of analytics talent in the country, having produced thousands of data scientists across the globe. They offer training on multiple popular & niche tools in Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data and AI technologies.

PGDDSS at SCDL introduces learners to business analytics using the most in-demand analytics technologies like R and Python and teaches implementation of various data science concepts such as data exploration, visualisation, and hypothesis testing. And SCDL places special focus on Machine Learning techniques used for regression, classification and clustering.

No matter which institute you choose, make sure to find out the proper accreditation of the institutes before paying fees.


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