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AIM Data Science Education Ranking 2020 | Top UG Programmes In India

AIM Data Science Education Ranking 2020 | Top UG Programmes In India

Srishti Deoras
  • 1| Bachelor of Data Science By S.P Jain School of Global Management
  • 2| B.Sc. (Applied Statistics & Analytics) By NMIMS (Deemed to be University)
  • 3| B.E. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Vijaybhoomi University
  • 4| Bachelors of Science in Data Science By Vijaybhoomi University
  • 5| B.Tech CSE with specialisation in Data Science By The NorthCap University
  • 6| Bachelor of Data Science By CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus
  • 7| B.Tech CSE (Big Data & Analytics) By Ganpat University
  • 8| Bachelors of Science in Data Science By NSHM, Knowledge Campus
  • 9| Bachelors of Science in Data Science (Honours) By Sri Sri University
  • 10| B.Tech (Computer Science) with Data Analytics By MUIT Noida

With a rise in the popularity of the data science domain over the last few years, candidates are looking to make a career in the field right after their schooling. This has resulted in an increase in the number of undergraduate and graduate programmes in data science. This year, in our yearly data science education ranking, we have introduced the ranking of UG programmes to help candidates make the right decisions at the start of their career. 

The UG courses listed here have been ranked on several parameters such as pedagogy, faculty profile and credentials, faculty to student ratio, gender diversity, graduation outcome, external relations & placement assistance, ROI & brand value and student review, the detailed methodology of which have been shared here. 

The information on the courses from various institutions was collected by circulating survey form, which was analysed and scored according to the methodology mentioned below. The detailed scoring also involved internal discussions with the participating institutions to run factual checks on the information shared, and ensure that there is no missing data. 

You can find the detailed methodology followed for this ranking here.

You can find the data received by the institutes across various parameters here

1| Bachelor of Data Science By S.P Jain School of Global Management

  • Duration of programme (in months): 36
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 3780
  • Course fees: ₹ 22,00,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: AWS, Oracle, IBM, Here Technologies, SAS Institute, IEEE, Tableau, ACS, IIT Bombay, University of Massachusetts, ISI Kolkata, Instagram and several others

This bachelor of data science programme by SP Jain School of Global Management has the best pedagogy and course structure. It is also the top scorer in the parameter of faculty profile and credentials and has a high faculty to student ratio. The programme Pedagogy includes 3780 learning hours, which is the highest in this list and moreover for the total duration being 3 years. It also fares very well in graduation outcome and has one of the best scores for student review. 

2| B.Sc. (Applied Statistics & Analytics) By NMIMS (Deemed to be University)

  • Duration of programme (in months): 36
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 2865
  • Course fees: ₹ 3,37,500
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: As a part of the course, industry experts, especially from marketing and finance domain, to share their work and research papers

One of the oldest colleges in the list, this bachelor’s programme by NMIMS offers the best pedagogy and course structure among all the other colleges listed here. It also has one of the best gender diversity rates with the ratio of female to male learners of 57:43. With one of the best ROI and brand values among other colleges listed here, it also scores good in external relations and placement assistance. 

3| B.E. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Vijaybhoomi University

  • Duration of programme (in months): 48
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 1800
  • Course fees: ₹ 12,80,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: INSOFE is the teaching partner. In addition, the University of Texas, USA and Rennes School of Business, France are other partners

With a good pedagogical background, it is one of the lead scorers in parameters such as faculty profile and credentials and faculty to student ratio. It has the best graduation outcome and scores the highest in this parameter among all the other courses listed here. Being a new programme, it lags in parameters such as placement assistance, ROI and brand value. 

4| Bachelors of Science in Data Science By Vijaybhoomi University

  • Duration of programme (in months): 24
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 1200
  • Course fees: ₹ 9,60,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: INSOFE is the teaching partner. In addition, the University of Texas, USA and Rennes School of Business, France are other partners

Just like its course B.E in AI, this bachelors programme has a good pedagogical background, along with good scores in parameters such as faculty profile and faculty to student ratio. It also has the best graduation outcome, scoring full marks. As it is a new programme, it lags in parameters such as placement assistance, ROI and brand value. 

5| B.Tech CSE with specialisation in Data Science By The NorthCap University

  • Duration of programme (in months): 48
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 3052
  • Course fees: ₹ 9,84,000

This course by The NorthCap University has one of the best pedagogy scores with over 1200 live classroom sessions. It also has one of the best graduation outcomes with the programme completion rate of 96-99%. It scores second-best in terms of external relations and placement assistance, with the average placement rate of all batches of the programme till date to be 99%. It however, lags in faculty to student ratio and gender diversity.  

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6| Bachelor of Data Science By CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus

  • Duration of programme (in months): 36
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 2916
  • Course fees: ₹ 4,50,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: Centre of Excellence for Hands-on Training and Tie-Up for Research

The Bachelor of Data Science programme offered at Pune, Lavasa Campus of CHRIST University has one of the best pedagogies with 2716 live sessions and 200 online recorded sessions. It also has one of the best graduation outcomes, and consists of faculty with a good profile and credentials. With one of the best faculty to student ratio, it also displays decent ROI and brand value.

7| B.Tech CSE (Big Data & Analytics) By Ganpat University

  • Duration of programme (in months): 48
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 2717
  • Course fees: ₹ 1,42,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: Affiliation with IBM, Redhat, Cisco and AWS

With a good graduation outcome and pedagogy, it scores the highest in the parameter ROI and brand value.  In terms of pedagogy, it only has live videos with no online recorded videos. It also has a good placement record with the average placement rate of all batches of the programme to date being 95-98%. However, the programme lags in parameters such as gender diversity and needs improvement in its faculty profile and credentials. 

8| Bachelors of Science in Data Science By NSHM, Knowledge Campus

  • Duration of programme (in months): 36
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 1550
  • Course fees: ₹ 2,85,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: Subex, CDAC, National Cyber Safety & Security Standards, Analytics Society of India, Indian Navy, Analytics India Magazine, Amazon Educational Services, TCSion, Association of Data Scientists

It secured full scores in pedagogy, faculty to student ratio and graduation outcome. The average pass percentage of all the batches for the programme to date is 100%. The number of live sessions during the programme amounts to 1550, with no online recorded sessions. With a decent score in faculty profile and credentials, it lags in ROI, brand value, gender diversity and placement assistance. 

9| Bachelors of Science in Data Science (Honours) By Sri Sri University

  • Duration of programme (in months): 36
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 3380
  • Course fees: ₹ 2,70,000

This course by Sri Sri University has one of the best pedagogy. It scores decent in graduation outcome, with an average graduation rate of 91-95% from the previous batch. It also has a good faculty to student ratio and a decent faculty profile and credentials. However, it lags in providing placement assistance, student reviews and gender diversity.

10| B.Tech (Computer Science) with Data Analytics By MUIT Noida

  • Duration of programme (in months): 48
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 1600
  • Course fees: ₹ 5,00,000
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: upGrad

While it scores lower in terms of pedagogy compared to other courses listed here, it shows comparatively better scores in faculty profile and credentials. It lags in parameters such as faculty to student ratio, gender diversity, placement assistance and student reviews. It has decent scores in ROI and brand value.

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