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Best Data Science Courses in India: Top Picks By AIM

Best Data Science Courses in India: Top Picks By AIM

  • The following rankings are based on the length of the course, the university or institute with which it is affiliated, fee structure and more.

In India, an unprecedented number of working professionals and aspiring students have turned to upskilling lately. This holds true for domains like data science, which has seen a surge in the courses offered by various institutions. There are courses for part-timers, CTOs and even for non-tech executives. It can be cumbersome to pick the best data science course. Over the years, we, at Analytics India Magazine, have collaborated with industry experts and accumulated a treasure trove of data to help both newcomers and working professionals looking to pivot.

The annual rankings by AIM highlights the best courses in analytics and data science as a result of primary research undertaken in the form of a survey to determine candidates’ preferences based on their experiences. In addition to that, experts’ advice is taken into consideration to assign an overall ranking. These rankings have set the industry benchmarks for many years and data science enthusiasts utilise this reliable research to pick the best courses for a better future.

The following rankings are based on the length of the course, the university or institute with which it is affiliated, fee structure and more.

Top UG Programmes In Data Science 

Course information was taken, faculty-student ratio, graduation outcomes and students reviews were thoroughly analysed to reach a conclusion and come out with the best UG programmes.

Here are the top 5 rankers from last year.

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

  • Duration of programme: 36 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 3,780 hours
  • 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

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

  • Duration of programme: 36 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 2,865 hours
  • Course fees: ₹ 3,37,500
  • Industry partnership, affiliation or collaboration: As a part of the course, industry experts, especially from the marketing and finance domain, to share their work and research papers.

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

  • Duration of programme: 48 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 1,800 hours
  • 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

4| Bachelors of Science in Data Science By Vijaybhoomi University

  • Duration of programme: 24 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 1,200 hours
  • 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

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

  • Duration of programme: 48 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 3,052 hours
  • Course fees: ₹ 9,84,000

For Detailed Overview: Top 10 UG Programmes in Data Science – 2020 Ranking

Top Online Data Science Courses In India

These courses are designed as per the industry’s standard, compared on different parameters such as faculty programme, outcomes, placement to enable aspiring professionals get the best options to choose from.

Here are the top 5 rankers from last year.

1| Data Science 360 – Data Science Specialization Course By AnalytixLabs

  • Duration of programme (including all modules): 9 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 224 hours
  • Total no. of students enrolled for the programme till date: 4800
  • Course fees: ₹ 52,000

2| Data Science With Machine Learning And Deep Learning Certification Course By Ivy Proschool

  • Duration of programme (including all modules): 8 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 280 hours
  • Total no. of students enrolled for the programme till date: 2825
  • Course fees: ₹ 51,000

3| Full-Stack Data Science With AI ML By AnalytixLabs

  • Duration of programme (including all modules): 7 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 200 hours
  • Total no. of students enrolled for the programme till date: 1200
  • Course fees: ₹ 60,000

4| PG Program In Data Science – UPES By Edvancer

  • Duration of programme (including all modules): 10 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 300 hours
  • Total no. of students enrolled for the programme till date: 350
  • Course fees: ₹ 54,990

5| IIML Wiley Executive Program In Business And Data Analytics By WileyNXT

  • Duration of programme (including all modules): 6 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 156 hours
  • Total no. of students enrolled for the programme till date: 64
  • Course fees: ₹ 1,99,000

For Detailed Overview: Top 15 Online Data Science Courses – 2020 Ranking

Top Part-Time PG Data Science Programmes In India

Here are the top 5 rankers from last year.

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1| Integrated Program In Business Analytics By Jigsaw Academy In collaboration With IIM Indore

  • The total duration of the programme: 10 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions of the entire programme: 196 hours
  • Programme fees: ₹ 2,95,000

2| MBA In Business Analytics By REVA University

  • The total duration of the programme: 24 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions of the entire programme: 960 hours
  • Programme fees: ₹ 4,80,000

3| Post Graduate Diploma In Data Science By MUIT Noida

  • The total duration of the programme: 11 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions of the entire programme: 950 hours
  • Programme fees: ₹ 1,50,000

4| PG Diploma In Data Science By upGrad In Collaboration With IIIT Bangalore

  • The total duration of the programme: 12 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions of the entire programme: 654 hours
  • Programme fees: ₹ 2,85,000

5| Master Of Science In Data Science By upGrad In Collaboration With IIIT Bangalore And Liverpool John Moores University, UK

  • The total duration of the programme: 18 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions of the entire programme: 750 hours
  • Programme fees: ₹ 4,85,000

For Detailed Overview: Top 12 Part-Time PG Courses – 2020 Ranking

Top Full-Time PG Data Science Programmes In India

The ranking is the outcome of considerable research and internal debates that followed the collation of inputs from participating institutes. We contacted various institutes that provide PG courses in data science to nominate and provide information on their Analytics / Data Science programmes.

Here are the top 5 rankers from last year.

1| Post-Graduate Diploma In Business Analytics By IIM – Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur & ISI Kolkata

  • Duration of programme: 24 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 4,760 hours
  • Total no. of students graduated from the programme till date: 240
  • Course fees: ₹ 20,00,000
  • Pedagogy: This programme has the highest number of learning hours compared to any other programme featured in this list.
  • External relation and placement assistance: The programme offers industry collaboration with companies such as Google. Microsoft, Tableau, PWC, Aditya Birla, among others.
  • Graduation Outcome: It has a 100% programme completion rate and the average pass percentage of all the batches for the programme till date is also 100%.

2| Post-Graduate Programme In Data Science By Praxis Business School

  • Duration of programme: 9 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 550 hours
  • Total no. of students graduated from the programme till date: 564
  • Course fees: ₹ 5,10,000
  • Pedagogy: The total number of live sessions are 550 hours with no online sessions.
  • ROI & Brand Value: It has the one of the best ratio of average programme fees to average CTC of students placed from the previous batch.

3| M.Tech Data Sciences (Business Analytics) By NMIMS (Deemed To Be University)

  • Duration of programme: 24 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 1,000 hours
  • Total no. of students graduated from the programme till date: 90
  • Course fees: ₹ 5,00,000
  • Pedagogy: The course has around 1000 hours of live classes and no online sessions.

4| Post Graduate Diploma In Management (Big Data Analytics) By Goa Institute Of Management

  • Duration of programme: 22 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions: 960 hours
  • Total no. of students graduated from the programme till date: 59
  • Course fees: ₹ 12,21,000
  • Pedagogy: With the total number of learning hours being 960, it has an equal number of live sessions and no online sessions.

5| PG Certificate In Leadership Through Analytics and Decision Sciences (LEAD) By T.A. Pai Management Institute

  • Duration of programme: 11 months
  • Total no. of learning sessions (in hours): 920
  • Course fees: ₹ 6,00,000
  • Pedagogy: It is one of a kind programme where the students learn at the Institute as well as in the company where they get employed after successfully completing the programme.
  • External relations and placement assistance: This course by TAPMI is offered in an exclusive partnership with Mu Sigma.
  • Graduation Outcome: It has a 100% programme completion rate.

For Detailed Overview: Top 16 Full-Time PG Courses – 2020 Ranking

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