Program Overview

ABOUT

Enroll for industry’s most extensive program on Data Science, in association with Equifax. Data is going to be such a critical part of the 21st century workplace that every organisation is putting together an analytics and data science team. India needs nearly 200,000 analytics professionals in the next two-three years.

Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science program is designed to get the learners employed by providing them with a broad understanding of the basic and advanced concepts of Data Science. The Data Science training will enable learners to implement Big Data techniques using tools using R, Excel, Tableau, SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Apache Spark and Storm.

The program is spread over 11 months (and is designed in such a way that students will be job-ready by the end of it). After completing the Data Science diploma, you’ll be considered as a strong and competent data scientist. The course will help you to:

  • Understand and use Big Data technologies as enablers to deploy enterprise information management and solve business problems
  • Learn artificial intelligence and neural network that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines
  • Communicate analytics problems, methods, and findings effectively orally, visually, and in writing
  • Help Companies make critical decisions through analysis, modelling, visualization, etc
  • Learn the emerging data science of unstructured data analysis and robotic process automation by choosing elective based on your area of interest

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science course is consistently ranked among the ‘Top 3 Analytics Courses in India’ by Analytics India Magazine, 2 years in a row.

Why Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science

If you are a fresh graduate or working professional wanting to become a Data Scientist, then this program is for you. Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science program gives learners a broad understanding of basic to advanced concepts of Data Science with hands-on training on Big Data techniques using tools using R, Excel, Tableau, SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Apache Spark and Storm.

  • 100% placement assistance and guarantee* (Guaranteed placement* or INR 30,000 p.m. financial support for 3 months)
  • Master Data Visualization, EDA, Artificial Intelligence & Neural Networks
  • Apply the methods, tools & techniques to real-world problems by leveraging multiple technologies
  • Learn emerging data science of unstructured data analysis and robotic process automation & more by industry experts
  • Get Postgraduate Diploma by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, an Institute of Eminence by UGC
PROGRAM STRUCTURE

We offer flexible learning by delivering the Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science course through interactive sessions with industry experts. The Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science is spread over 11 months (8-month classroom program in Bangalore and Hyderabad, followed by a 3-month internship/ project)

In-person Training: 8 Month Classroom Training at Bangalore & Hyderabad 

  • Immersive classroom sessions, complemented with assignments and case studies during after-class hours 
  • Modern classrooms and data science labs equipped with latest analytics software & applications.  
  • Course taught by the best minds in the Analytics domain with 15+ years of experience including industry subject matter experts (SMEs)

Capstone – Projects & Assignments: 

  • 4 Industry Discussions, 5 Case Studies, 3 Assignments & 3 Industry Projects
  • Domain Specific electives on Marketing and BFSI Analytics, Unstructured Data Analysis, Robotic Process Automation and Linear Programming
Certification

Postgraduate Program in Data Science
About MAHE

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is synonymous with excellence in higher education and is among the Top 3 private institutions in India. MAHE was conferred as an Institute of Eminence by University Grants Commission (UGC) in July 2018. A member of member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, MAHE has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities.

Curriculum

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

The curriculum of Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science is industry relevant with applications in multiple domains taught by highly experienced Subject Matter Experts from academia, IT and Data Science industry. The program curriculum comprises a balanced mix of instructor led classroom sessions on weekdays complimented by assignments and case studies during after class hours. The course structure enable the learners to implement techniques and tools using R, Python, Excel, Tableau, SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Apache Spark and Storm.

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  • Programming for Data Science
  • Statistical Techniques for Data Science
  • Data Scrapping and Wrangling
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Elective 1 (Marketing Analytics / Financial Services Analytics)
  • Elective 2 (Unstructured Data Analysis / Robotic Process Automation)
  • Internship/ Capstone Project – 3 Months

Faculty

The Faculty for Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science is an active community of acclaimed scholars, industry experts and professionals on the cutting-edge of high technology.

Placements

PLACEMENT GUARANTEE

Manipal Placement Guarantee 

Every student successfully completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science will be placed by the end of the 11-month program.

All students who are not placed at the end of the program will receive: 

  • INR 30,000 p.m. pay-out for 3 months
  • Continued placement support
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Careers in Data Science

Demand for Data Scientist is at an all-time high. A study by Quartz India suggests that India has the most number of Data Analytics jobs second to the US which tops the list. 

India Today’s report suggests ‘INR 11.5 Lacs is the median annual salary in Data Science and Analytics with an increase in the number of jobs offering over INR 15 Lacs per annum.’ Economic Times study suggest that there has been more than 400% rise in demand for data science professionals across varied industry sectors in India. 

Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science graduates, after 11 months of rigorous training, will be equipped for a successful career in following domains.

  • Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning 
  • Data Science
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization

 

RECRUITMENT PARTNERS

Having trained more than 500 students in last 5 batches the placement record of Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science speaks for itself. We have tie ups with more than 40 organizations, from various domains like IT, Consulting, e-Commerce, BFSI, Retail & Manufacturing, that visit our academy and evaluate our students for various roles. Our students have received up to 214% hike post this course. Highest salary offered at our campus is INR 12 Lacs p.a. while the average is INR 6.6 Lacs p.a.

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Admissions

Important Dates & Details

Interested students will have to fill up an online application form. Those who match the eligibility criteria will have to undergo the online assessment test depending upon their graduation streams and programming knowledge. Candidates clearing the assessment successfully may undergo a video call-based interview.  

  • Admissions and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis
  • In-person class location:  Bangalore & Hyderabad 
  • Loans available from Neev Finance, Avance & TachyLoans
  • Certification jointly by Manipal Academy of Higher Education & Jigsaw Academy
Admission Criteria

The Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science has the following eligibility criteria:

Minimum academic qualifications:

  • Graduates with minimum 50% marks from a recognized institute/ university with either mathematics, statistics or programming as a subject in qualifying degree can apply. Students graduating by January 2020 can apply too. 
  • Applicants will be required to clear the pre-admission online test and interview 

Note: All students must attend the in-person classes at the respective locations. If admitted, students will be required to attend in-person classes during the weekdays for 8 months in the 11 month period. This is a residential program. Hostel facility is available at an additional cost.

FEES

  • Tuition Fees:  INR 4,95,000 Lacs + GST (without hostel) and INR 6,15,000 Lacs + GST (with hostel)
  • The payment of the program fee is applicable through a Cheque, DD, Net Banking, Credit or Debit Cards
  • For information on easy payments please contact our admissions office at +91 9019997000.

FAQS

Every student successfully completing the academic requirements of the Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and conforming to the program’s disciplinary norms will be placed by the end of the program. A student is considered to be placed when he/she receives an offer letter from a company.

In the event a student is not placed at the end of (the 11-month) program, he/she will continue to receive placement assistance and also a stipend of INR 30,000 per month for the next 3 months.  

The stipend is payable until a student gets placed or for 3 months, whichever is earlier.  

Interested students will have to fill up an online application form. Those who match the eligibility criteria will have to undergo the online assessment test depending upon their graduation streams and Programming knowledge. Candidates clearing the assessment successfully may undergo a Video call-based interview. More details regarding the selection procedure will be updated soon.

The assessments will be conducted as follows:

The details regarding the test login credentials and the instructions for taking the tests will be communicated to the applicants via mail, within a few days of receiving the completed application form.

The applicants can take the tests, at their locations as per their time convenience within the specified Test window duration

The program is spread over 11 (8+3) months – across 2 terms. The first term (8 months) have a mix of theory and labs while the second term includes advanced concepts and project term.

Refund will be processed according to our Refund policy.

Refund will be processed according to our Refund policy. Please reach out to our admissions team for more details.

Yes, there will be assessments, scores and grading for the courses conducted. 

The Program fee may be paid in 3 equal installments, or as a lump-sum at the start of the program. Please refer to the details of fee payment

Yes, we will have knowledge and corporate partners who will play an active role in curriculum, learning interventions, internships, and in the placements.

Each learner gets a minimum of three opportunities with hiring companies. An opportunity will be defined as a test or an interview with a company that is interested in. 

Contact

REACH OUT

For any queries regarding admissions, or to establish industry or academia relationships, or additional assistance, reach out to us at info@jigsawacademy.com or +91 9019997000.

CORPORATE ADDRESS

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Tiger Circle Road, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka – 576104

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Jigsaw Academy, 308, 3rd Floor, 100ft Main Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore, Karnataka – 560038