IIT Programmes Every Data Enthusiast Should Know About

With the number of job openings in the field, now is the perfect time to know data science in and out!
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If you’ve ever enjoyed maths, statistics, or working with data, data science could be a brilliant career option for you. A data science career is not only lucrative but fulfilling, rewarding, and challenging.

Every world-renowned company has experienced business growth with data science and machine learning applications guided by a data-driven approach to decision-making. With the huge number of job openings in the field, now is the perfect time to begin learning data science!

Here are all the courses IITs offer to learn data science foundations (and beyond!)


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Certificate Programmes

  • Advanced Certification in Data Science and AIIIT Madras

This 7-month certification programme aims to help you master all the basic and advanced skills from data science to artificial intelligence. The curriculum includes everything from the basics of Linux and Python to data science with Pyspark. 

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  • Certificate Programme in Data Science & Machine LearningIIT Delhi

In this six-month live online certificate programme, you will learn in-demand techniques with Python. The course will help you become industry-ready and understand ways to leverage data science for automation, effective decision-making, and competitive advantage.

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  • Specialisation Certification in Data ScientistIIT Kanpur

Develop programmes to compile, clean, analyse and visualise data during this specialisation. This course builds on the success of the data scientist course. It will introduce fundamental R programming concepts that focus more on practical learning than the theoretical aspect—dealing with concrete datasets and data analysis using R.

Henceforth, you’ll use the learned tech to design and create data retrieval, processing, and visualisation applications.

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  • Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science and AIE&ICT Academy, IIT Roorkee

This course covers some of the market’s most trending and latest technologies, like Tensorflow 2.0, Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) and more. Additionally, it comes with the IIT’s cloud lab access to gain the much-needed hands-on experience to solve real-world problems.

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  • Advanced Certification in Data Science and Machine LearningIIT Mandi

This programme will teach you several tools like Tableau, PowerBI, and Excel. It will also help aspiring data scientists better understand both theories and ways to transform complex data into business insights using data science.

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MBA Programmes

  • International Interdisciplinary Master’s Programme on Data Science & Robotics IIT Madras

This two-year programme is crafted for highly motivated science and engineering students interested in a master’s degree. The aim of this degree is to prepare business leaders equipped with technological and management knowledge. 

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  • MBA programme in data science & AIIIT Mandi

The two-year master’s programme will integrate contemporary management concepts, skills for developing individuals, and a wide range of data science tools with an emphasis on problem-solving and managerial decision-making. 

This programme differs from other B.Tech., M.Tech./MS by integrating data science into various business and management domains and emphasising managerial decision-making.

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Tasmia Ansari
Tasmia is a tech journalist at AIM, looking to bring a fresh perspective to emerging technologies and trends in data science, analytics, and artificial intelligence.

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