Admission details for big data analytics course

This post-graduate program in Big Data Analytics is a hands-on program designed for technology professionals. You are expected to satisfy the following pre-requisites:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent.
  • Programming experience - preferably in Python, Java or C++
  • Familiarity with college-level mathematics and statistics
* You are required to have at least 2 years of demonstrated programming experience

Selection process

Applications will be reviewed by the admissions committee and faculty panel
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview
If accepted after interview, admission offer will be made
Admissions are made on a rolling basis and will be closed once the requisite number of candidates have been admitted into the program


Bangalore, Chennai & Hyderabad
Admission Fee Rs 3,75,000 + GST
Fee includes:
  • All course content (classroom sessions, video recordings and online content)
  • Required readings and audio/video content
  • 24x7 access to the online learning management system
  • 24x7 access to a Big Data Lab with all the technology tools required for the course in a fully integrated environment, with real data sets
  • Technical program support to assist you with programming assignments and projects
  • Access to a senior industry practitioner as mentor for your capstone project
  • Anytime access to discussion boards, forums and knowledge banks
  • Access to a powerful alumni network of >2000 people, 60% of whom are in analytics functions in some of the most influential companies
  • Use of the state-of-the-art classrooms as well as lunch and snacks on class days

Financial Aids
Selected students can contact the Admissions Office for assistance in applying for loans after receiving the offer of admission. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila and Avanse (DHFL)
Important Dates
Application Deadline 21st September, 2017
Batch Commencement Dates
Bangalore January, 2018
Chennai 23 September, 2017
Hyderabad 28th October, 2017
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1. What is the eligibility for the program?

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7. Is the post-graduate program in Big Data Analytics entirely online?

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