Considered as the wizards of the data world, Data Scientists wield the power to extract and translate raw data into valuable business insights and make predictions for the future. With the 4th Industrial Revolution, companies have become more focused on wielding data to achieve optimal business results. Therefore, companies are actively looking out to hire skilled Data Science professionals. According to market reports by Analytics Insights by the year 2025, there will be 1,37,650 new job openings in India. This clearly establishes the dire need for skilled Data Science professionals in today’s job market.

Anticipating the same, several data enthusiasts have made a conscious effort in accelerating their career by choosing to upskill in the domain of Data Science. One such person who chose to fast-track his career in Data Science is Swapnil Singh. Let us hear what Swapnil Singh, a Machine Learning Scientist at dhiOmics Analytics had to say about his journey with our Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR OVERALL EXPERIENCE WITH THIS PROGRAM OF DATA SCIENCE?

I was a student of PGDDS 8th batch in Bangalore. This course is just like a Bootcamp but a very intensive one. The learning phase along with a dedicated project is to be completed within a span of 11 months followed by a 3 months tenure for placements. This is undoubtedly one of the best Data Science programs available in India. Completing this course successfully and starting my career in the field of Analytics has given me great happiness.

HOW WAS YOUR LEARNING PROCESS AND EXPERIENCE WITH THE CAPSTONE PROJECT?

I think it is very good as the subjects covered in the curriculum are more than enough to get you a decent analytics profile.  As for the capstone project, they actually make you work on it extensively. This plays a vital role in corporate interviews providing you with the necessary edge.

“PGDDS is an amazing analytics program for those candidates who want a career transition or who are looking to start their career in the field of analytics. It’s best to focus on the curriculum they made and if you will follow it strictly you will definitely have  a good job just the way I did.”

Swapnil Singh (Machine Learning Scientist, dhiOmics Analytics)

HOW WAS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH THE FACULTY?

They have an amazing set of faculty from different fields of analytics who come to teach us and this is what makes this program worth it. If you focus and work hard you can learn immensely from the practical exposure that the program offers. You stand to gain an amazing hold on the concepts they share which will actually make you well versed in the domain.

WHAT WAS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH THE PLACEMENTS?

Placements are quite good as compared to different institutions that offer a Data Analytics program in India. Companies like, Cognizant, Fractal Analytics, Marlabs, Annalect, Dhiomics, Inference Labs, Genpact, Nielsen, Alstate, Equifax, and many more come to hire here. Apart from that Jigsaw also arranged various career fairs at different convenient locations. Mark my words, they try their best to get everyone placed. I have seen it and I have experienced it. 

We are thrilled to know that Swapnil’s upskilling journey has been a fruitful one. We wish him the best of luck in all future endeavors. To read more about what Swapnil had to say about his experience with Jigsaw’s Data Science course do click here.

Just like Swapnil, if you wish to ensure that your position in the future job market is secure, choose Jigsaw Academy’s Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science. Our comprehensive course that is meticulously curated by industry experts is ranked #2 amongst the ‘Top 10 Data Science courses in India’  gives you an opportunity to stay relevant in today’s dynamic work environment. Click here to learn everything about the course.

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