Ranked #2 Among ‘Top 10 Full-Time Data Science Courses in India’ in 2019, 2018, 2017
Guaranteed Placement*After successful completion of the program
CertificationManipal Academy of Higher Education
Course Duration11 Months In-Person Program

Program Overview

Through this 11-month-long in-person postgraduate diploma program, learners can become proficient Data Science professionals by mastering Data Visualization, Exploratory Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence & Neural Networks and implementing Big Data techniques using tools, like R, Excel, Tableau, SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, and more. Certified by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, with industry partner Equifax, this immersive, guaranteed placement* program is taught by the best minds in the industry where students get hands-on learning experience in Data Science labs that are equipped with the latest analytics software & applications.

Batch Start Date: 22nd Feb 2021

Delivery mode: In-Person Classroom Sessions

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Graduate with minimum of 50% marks
  2. Clear the pre-admission online test and interview
Top Skills You Will Learn

Batch Start Date: 22nd Feb 2021

Delivery mode: In-Person Classroom Sessions

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Graduate with minimum of 50% marks
  2. Clear the pre-admission online test and interview
What You Get From This Program?

Get your skillset built Use Big Data technologies to deploy enterprise information management & solve business problems

Learn Emerging Technologies Master AI, ML & Neural Network that emphasize the creation of intelligent machines

Get Hands-on Experience In-person sessions with experienced SMEs with 15+ years of experience from academia, IT & Data Science industry

Be job ready Get a 100% Guaranteed Placement* after successfully completing the program

Tools Covered

Curriculum

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

Duration: 11 Months

Spread over 2 terms

Capstone Project: 1

  • Module: Programming for Data Science
    • Starting Python & Basics of Python Language
    • Python Core Data Structures
    • Functions & Modules
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Structured Exception Handling
    • FILE Input/output
    • NumPy and Panda
  • Module: Statistical Techniques for Data Science
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Probability
    • Sampling
    • Testing of Hypothesis
    • Data Relationship through Correlation
    •  Regression
  • Module: Data Scrapping and Data Wrangling
    • Data Scrapping
    • Types of Data, Finding data across sources
    • Querying an API directly Stocks, Weathers etc.
    • Browser-based Scrapping
    • Scrapping tables such as Wikipedia/IMDB
    • Data Wrangling
    • Data quality detection
    • Integrating data from multiple sources
    •  Transforming data
    • Pivoting & aggregation and joining
    • Introduction to Database Management Systems
  •  Module: Data Analysis and Visualization
    • Data Analysis and Story Telling
    • Visualization and Communication using Descriptive Analysis
    • Data cleansing and transformation, Building Dashboards
    • Dimension Reduction and Visualization
  •  Module: Big Data Technologies
    • Motivation for Big Data
    • Hadoop Components
    • Understanding HBase
    • Analyzing Data with Hive and Pig
    • Sqoop, Flume and Kafka
    • Understanding Spark
    • Spark programming
  •  Module: Machine Learning
    • Introduction to Machine Learning and Data Science
    • Classification
    • Validation Measures
    • Clustering
    • Recommendation Systems
    • Customer Analytics
    • Time Series
  • Module: Artificial IntelligenceArtificial Intelligence
    • Introduction to AI
    • Applications of AI
    • Programming with TensorFlow
    • High-level TensorFlow APIs
    • TensorBoard
    • Deep Learning (DL) and Reinforcement learning
  • Elective 1 (Text Analytics and Natural Language Processing/Computer Vision)
  • Elective 2 (Data Science on AWS Cloud Platform/Social Network Analysis)
  • Internship/Capstone Project – 3 Months
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Capstone Project

The Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science offers 4 Industry Discussions, 5 Case Studies, 3 Assignments & 3 Industry Projects to make learners job-ready. Learners will be offered domain-specific electives on Marketing and BFSI Analytics, Unstructured Data Analysis, Robotic Process Automation, and Linear Programming to make them thorough with the core concepts of the program. Towards the end of the program, learners will also need to do a 3-month internship at a company, or work on a capstone project.

Certification

  • Amongst the “Top 3” private institutions in India
  • Conferred as an Institute of Eminence by University Grants Commission (UGC) in July 2018
  • 60+ Years of Academic Excellence
  • 90,000+ Professionals Trained
  •  Recognized as the No.1 institute adept at training in emerging technologies like Data Science, Product Management, Cyber Security, Business Analytics, Cloud Computing, People Analytics, Digital HR, to name a few
  • Awarded the prestigious “Partner of Excellence Award 2019” by NASSCOM

Faculty

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Guaranteed Placement*

Every student who successfully completes the academic requirements of the Data Science training program from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and conforms to the program’s disciplinary norms will be placed by the end of the program. A student is considered to be placed when they receive an offer letter from a company.

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110+Hiring Partners

42%Average Salary Hikes Received

55k+Upskilled Jigsaw Alumni

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10+Years of Top-notch Online Teaching Expertise

Placement Terms & Conditions
  1. Each Learner that meets the placement criteria specified below will get a minimum of three placement opportunities** that we will arrange with the hiring companies
  2. For students that we fail to give three placement opportunities as stated in (a) above and have met the criteria laid out in (b), we will pay a stipend of INR 30,000 for three months.
  3. Placement Criteria
    • Graduation with 50% marks
    • Meet the minimum attendance criteria
    • Meet the minimum assessment criteria (academic performance and placement interventions)
  4. All students will be eligible for placement assistance and we will aim to get at least three placement opportunities for all students. However, the following students are not eligible for placement guarantee stipend:
  5. Students who have graduated more than three years before joining the course
  6. Students who have a gap of over one year in terms of job/education

** Please note: A placement opportunity is defined as being shortlisted by a placement partner for the interview process which may include but are not limited to interviews, coding assessment or other written and verbal assessments. We will count students to have been provided an interview attempt as long as he/she is shortlisted for an interview, even if the student does not turn up for interviews/does not submit the code assessment required as part of interviews etc

I have read & understood the above. What are the next steps to apply?
Manipal Placement Guarantee*

Every student successfully completing the academic requirements of the Data Science training program 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.

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How to Apply

Step 1
Fill out the Application Form

Share the required details & upload the resume. Pay an application fee of INR.1002 to move on to the next step.

Step 2
Talk to our Admission Counselor

Talk to our Academic Counselor, who shall resolve any query regarding the program & admission process.

Step 3
Aptitude Test

Students will be required to undergo an assessment to move to the next step on obtaining a minimum pass %

Step 4
Interview

Interview with our Academic Experts

Step 5
Provisional Admissions Letter

Based on the eligibility criteria, test, and interview results, we will send you the Provisional Admissions Letter

Step 6
Enrolment

Pay the Admission fees to enroll for the program

INR 4,95,000 + Taxes

INR 6,15,000 + GST (with hostel)

The program fee for the Data Science PG course may be paid in 3 equal installments, or as a lump-sum at the start of the program.

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FAQS

Every learner who successfully completes the academic requirements of the Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and adheres to the placement criteria will get 3 placement opportunities that Jigsaw Academy will arrange with the hiring companies. In case they do not get placed by the end of the program, they will receive a stipend of INR 30,000 for the next 3 months.

The Guaranteed Placement criteria are:

  • A learner must have at least 50% marks in their graduation program 
  • They should meet the minimum standards for attendance
  • They should also match the minimum assessment criteria (academic performance and placement interventions)

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

This Postgraduate Diploma by Manipal Academy of Higher Education is spread over 11 (8+3) months – across 2 terms. The first term (8 months) has a mix of theory and labs, while the second term includes advanced concepts and project terms.

Refunds will be processed according to our Refund policy.

 

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

The Program fee for the Data Science PG course may be paid in 3 equal installments, or as a lump-sum at the start of the program. Please contact our academic counselors for more details.

Yes, we have industry experts and corporate partners who play an active role in designing the program curriculum, learning interventions, internships, and placements.

If any learner fulfills the Guaranteed placement criteria but doesn’t receive the 3 placement opportunities by the end of the 11-month program, they will receive a stipend of INR 30,000 per month for the next 3 months

However, the following learners are not eligible for a stipend of INR 30,000 per month for the next 3 months:

  • Those who have graduated 3+ years before joining the course
  • Learners who have taken a year off work or academics before joining the program

The Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science is taught through an 8-month classroom session. The full-time course in data science is offered in Bangalore. It is one of the most comprehensive data science programs in India.

Each student enrolled in the PGD-DS program is eligible to receive Placement Assistance. If a learner does not meet the Guaranteed Placement criteria, we will aim to offer them the 3 placement opportunities as Placement Assistance. However, they will not receive the stipend of INR 30,000 per month for the next 3 months.

A placement opportunity implies being shortlisted by a placement partner for the interview process, which may include but is not limited to interviews, coding assessment, or other written and verbal assessments.

Jigsaw Academy counts students to have been provided with an interview attempt as long as they are shortlisted for an interview, even if they do not show up for the interview or do not submit the code assessment required as a part of the consultations.

About Us

  • Recognized as the No.1 institute for data science training in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014 and 2013 & Awarded the prestigious “Partner of Excellence Award 2019” by NASSCOM
  • 400+ years of combined teaching experience & 1M+ hours of learning content viewed
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is synonymous with excellence in higher education and is among the Top 3 private institutions in India
  • Conferred as an Institute of Eminence by University Grants Commission (UGC) in July 2018, MAHE has nearly 2,500 faculty and almost 10,000 other support and service staff

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