Data science is the field of study that combines domain expertise, programming skills, and knowledge of mathematics and statistics to extract meaningful insights from data. Today, from multinational companies to small startups, every organisation requires a Data Scientist for proper usage of the huge amount of data it generates and stores.
As India steps into the era of online businesses and organizations, it is the second-highest country next to the US to have generated the demand to recruit about 50,000 Data Scientists for 2020 and 2021. Analysts have predicted that there will be more than 11 million job openings by 2026.
The rising demand for data science professionals presses on the need to have some significant courses and curriculum to skill-up the budding leaders.
Here are spme of the top institutes in the country that are offering comprehensive and advanced data science online courses that can definitely help learners become the right skill set as per industry-demand and land with their dream job.
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode: IIM Kozhikode has launched the Certificate Programme in Data Science, designed to give you a detailed insight into modern data science practices. The course helps participants to understand the differences between small data and big data, explore Python and learn to import Python libraries such as NumPy and Pandas amongst other skills. The 3-month programme is conducted online through session of 4/5 hours per week. Graduate or diploma holders in any discipline with minimum 1 year of work experience can apply. The cost of the programme is Rs 71,750 excluding taxes. Participants will be awarded a certificate from IIM Kozhikode on the successful completion of the programme with a 70% of score.
Henry Harvin: The data science course from Henry Harvin equips students and data analysts with the most essential skills needed to apply data science in any number of real-world contexts. It blends theory, computation, and application in a most easy-to-understand and practical way. The training duration is 40-hrs with 12 month free brush up sessions and 50hrs e-learning access. The course fee starts from Rs13,500 onwards. On successful completion all students are awarded the Henry Harvin® Data Science Course Certification with a CDS certification and earn the Prestigious Henry Harvin Alumni status and become one of the reputed 18000+alumni across the globe.
IntelliPaat: IntelliPaat's data science training programme offered in collaboration with IBM lets learners gain proficiency in data science with Python, Machine Learning, AI, Deep Learning, Big Data Hadoop, Spark, Tableau Desktop, etc with 24x7 support. This programme comprises 10+ courses, 53+ industry-specific projects, and 232 hours of online instructor-led training with a CAPSTONE project. Learners will get access to the IBM course and earn a certificate from IBM. The best part of this course is that learners have lifetime access to attend multiple batches and keep themselves abreast with technology updates. This course also provides career assistance which includes resume preparation, mock interviews.
Simplilearn: Simplilearn's Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in data science in partnership with Purdue University is a comprehensive data science bootcamp programme – leveraging Purdue’s academic excellence in data science and Simplilearn’s partnership with IBM. This Data Science Bootcamp program is ideal for all working professionals, covering job-critical topics like R, Python programming, and machine learning algorithms, and NLP concepts, data visualization with Tableau in great detail via our interactive learning model with live sessions by global practitioners, practical labs, IBM Hackathons, and industry projects. The programme duration is 12 months where classes are conducted online 4-5 hours per week. The admission fee for this programme is Rs2,15,000 (excluding GST). Upon successful completion of the bootcamp, you will be awarded a Post Graduate programme in Data Science joint certification by Simplilearn and Purdue University.
Upgrad: Upgrad offers India's 1st NASSCOM certified Executive PGP in Data Science from IIITB. Participants are given a option to Choose from 6 viz. Data Science Generalist, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Business Analytics and Data Engineering. The duration of the course is 12 months and classes are conducted online 12-15 hours per week. The eligibility for the course is to have a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required through. The program is priced at Rs 2,85,000 inclusive of taxes. Post successful completion of the programme, an Executive PGP in Data Science would be granted from IIIT Bangalore.
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