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Why Join our PG Data Science and Engineering Course?

Looking forward to building a career in data science and analytics? The 5-month PGP-Data Science Engineering Course in Bangalore by Great Learning and Great Lakes is designed to equip students with valuable data science techniques and technologies, along with teaching them hands-on applications via industry case studies.

Pursuing this course can help candidates transition to the role like data analysts, business analysts, data engineers, and analytics engineers in the domain of data science and analytics.

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Ranked #1 in analytics education

The PGP-Data Science Engineering Course in Bangalore by Great Learning and Great Lakes has been ranked rank #1 nationwide for four consecutive years now. It holds an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 based on parameters such as course structure, faculty, pedagogy, and brand value.

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Upholding its repute as one of the leading business schools in India, Great Lakes is the youngest institute in the country to receive AMBA and UK accreditations.

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World class faculty

The faculty at Great Lakes, with their years of experience and knowledge, is among the best you can find. Many of the faculty members at Great Lakes are among the nation’s top data science academicians.

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Intensive bootcamp format

Following an intensive bootcamp format, the Data Science Course requires students to work in data science lab sessions for building their expertise, alongside being trained by a highly reputed faculty. The entire course duration is 20 weeks and includes 4 weeks of capstone projects.

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Hands-on learning

Important tools and skills sought by leading Data Science companies have also been taken into consideration for preparing the course structure. By the end of this course, candidates are well-trained in SQL, Python, Data Science, Machine Learning and Tableau. To build their knowledge, candidates are given several challenging projects on different topics and applications in Data Science, in addition to classroom lectures.

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Placement assistance

The corporate network of Great Lakes is substantial and involves many leading names in the corporate sector that participate in its hiring drives. A few among such organizations are Mahindra, Cognizant, Flipkart, Big Basket, HSBC, and TVS to name a few.

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Program Structure

The PGP-Data Science Course in Bangalore by Great Lakes is a comprehensive course that involves an amalgam of different learning methods like classroom lectures, industrial sessions with professional practitioners and practical exercises. Classes are held on weekdays and there are online discussions and assignments as well.

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Classroom learning

Classroom sessions are held at 9:30 a.m. from Monday to Thursday at the Great Learning centre.

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Lab sessions

There are regular lab sessions in class to assist candidates in applying their data science concepts to real-life scenarios, with thorough guidance from faculty members and industry experts.

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4-Week project work

This involves an application-oriented industry project, directed and assessed by institute faculty and industry experts.

Great Lakes Certificate & ePortfolio

Earn a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to showcase your learning & projects in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio can also be shared on social media channels to establish your credibility in Data Science.

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Our corporate partners are deeply involved in curriculum design ensuring that it meets the current industry requirements for data science professionals.

Introduction to programming using Python
  • Syntax and Semantics of Python programming
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops
  • Iterators
  • User-defined functions
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Pandas
  • Summary statistics (mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation)
  • Seaborne
  • matplotlib
Statistical Methods for Decision Making
  • Probability distribution
  • Normal distribution
  • Poisson's distribution
  • Bayes’ theorem
  • Central limit theorem
  • Hypothesis testing
  • One Sample T-Test
  • Anova and Chi-Square
SQL Programming
  • Introduction to DBMS
  • ER diagram
  • Schema design
  • Key constraints and basics of normalization
  • Joins
  • Subqueries involving joins and aggregations
  • Sorting
  • Independent subqueries
  • Correlated subqueries
  • Analytic functions
  • Set operations
  • Grouping and filtering
Machine Learning Techniques
Linear and Logistic Regression
  • Multiple linear regression
  • Fitted regression lines
  • AIC, BIC, Model Fitting, Training and Test Data
  • Introduction to Logistic regression, interpretation, odds ratio
  • Misclassification, Probability, AUC, R-Square
Supervised Learning Classification
  • CART
  • KNN (classifier, distance metrics, KNN regression)
  • Decision Trees (hyper parameter, depth, number of leaves)
  • Naive Bayes
Unsupervised Learning
  • Clustering - K-Means & Hierarchical
  • Distance methods - Euclidean, Manhattan, Cosine, Mahalanobis
  • Features of a Cluster - Labels, Centroids, Inertia
  • Eigen vectors and Eigen values
  • Principal component analysis
Ensemble Techniques
  • Bagging & Boosting
  • Random Forest
  • AdaBoost & Gradient boosting
  • Hackathon
Time Series (*Online Instruction)
  • Trend and seasonality
  • Decomposition
  • Smoothing (moving average)
  • SES, Holt & Holt-Winter Model
  • AR, Lag Series, ACF, PACF
  • ADF, Random walk and Auto Arima
Text Mining (*Online Instruction)
  • Text cleaning, regular expressions, Stemming, Lemmatization
  • Word cloud, Principal Component Analysis, Bigrams & Trigrams
  • Web scrapping, Text summarization, Lex Rank algorithm
  • Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) Technique
  • Word2vec Architecture (Skip Grams vs CBOW)
  • Text classification, Document vectors, Text classification using Doc2vec
Data Visualization (*Online Instruction)
  • Building interactive dashboards using Tableau
  • Data Visualization using Tableau

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Learn from leading academicians and experienced industry practitioners in the field of data science.

Placement Assistance

Participants from the course have secured roles such as Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, Data Analysts, Analytics Consultants, etc. Here are some of the companies that have recently participated in the PG Data Science Course hiring drives:

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Building Rewarding Careers in Data Science

The program offers Placement Readiness Evaluation at the end of the course, to help students prepare for interviews, on clearance of which students sit for the placements.

Success Stories

The PG Data Science Course has been designed to help candidates jumpstart their careers in Data Science. Here is what some of our PG Data Science Course candidates have to shared.

Reviews by Learners

11 Mar 2020
Batch of March 2020 - Chennai
This program was very professional with such a great start! The faculty team was excellent and maintained a good pace with simple examples to go through the concept which made it easy to understand. This program is one of the best I have encountered so far.
11 Mar 2020
Batch of March 2020 - Chennai
This program by Great Learning is such a great one. To start with, A very warm and clear introduction was provided by Ms. Anne Grace. Also, we got to know the respective faculty members which we need to contact in case of queries. The teaching was done at a good pace where concepts are understood to the fullest. Even the interaction and clearing of doubts were done instantaneously. I have thoroughly enjoyed my learning journey with Great Learning.
11 Mar 2020
Batch of March 2020 - Chennai | Associate Software Engineer at Analance By Ducen
This program is well structured. The faculty gave a wonderful start to the course by introducing to the structure of the entire course, and other important details on the first day itself. We have got a clear overview of the program and the program was carried out very well. The way the faculty members explained things from the very scratch made us clearly understand every bit of it.
05 Mar 2020
Batch of February 2020 - Bangalore
This program is so exhaustive and well structured. We had the best sessions with the best faculty members. All the concepts were taught so neatly which gave us a clear understanding. There were also sessions conducted to revise the topics that we were lacking behind which helped us to gain comprehensive knowledge and understanding.
29 Feb 2020
Batch of November 2019 - Gurgaon
This program gave me a path to walk upon. Also, I was able to understand and track my performance in accordance with my peers. Advice for Students: Start studying from day one and try to learn as much as you can from the very starting. Statistics should be practiced from the starting of the batch and you will be successful in getting hired into the job role of your dreams. I strongly recommend this program to the ones passionate about learning data science.

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Admission Details


  • done Applicants should have 60% or above in Xth, XIIth and Bachelor's degree.
  • done The program is open for candidates in their final semester and recent graduates with 0-3 years of experience.
  • done The PG Data Science Course is ideal for candidates with a graduation in a quantitative discipline like engineering, mathematics, commerce, sciences, statistics, economics, etc.
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Selection Process

Step 1

Fill application form

Step 2

Application review

Admissions committee will review and shortlist.

Step 3

Screening call

Screening call with Alumni/ Program Director/ Faculty

Step 4

Aptitude test

Shortlisted candidates are required to appear for an online aptitude test.

Fee Details

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*Program fee will be revised to Rs. 4,00,000/- + GST effective 31st March 2020.

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1st Installment Great Learning rupee icon 1,00,000
2nd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 1,00,000
3rd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 1,00,000
Total 3,50,000


Candidates can pay the program fee through

Net Banking
Credit/Debit Cards
Cheque, DD

Financial Aid

Our tie-ups with several lending partners like Axis Bank and Eduvanz ensure that money is not a constraint in the path of learning.

Upcoming Application Deadline


We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So, we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the program structure for PGP-DSE?
This is a full-time classroom program of a 5-month duration including a capstone project. The classes take place from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM from Monday to Thursday. Explore Here - Data Science Program Structure.
What is the capstone project all about and how exactly would it help me?
The capstone project provides an opportunity for the candidates to work on data science projects that are akin to real-time problems. These will be done under the guidance of the faculty and industry mentors. The project will aim at consolidating the tools, technologies, and techniques learned and mastered during the Data Science course. The capstone project paves a path for the candidates to demonstrate analytics skills to their prospective employers. Click Here - Data Science Benefits.
Who will be the faculty for the Data Science Course?
Several modules of this comprehensive course would be taught by the highly experienced faculty from Great Lakes. Besides being taught by an outstanding set of faculty, you will also be taught by senior industry leaders who would also deliver specific modules of the course. Explore here more about Great Learning - Data Science Faculty.
What is the eligibility criterion for the Data Science Course?

The PG Data Science course is admissible for candidates in their final semester and fresh graduates with 0-3 years of experience. Candidates must possess an aggregate of 60% or above in Xth, XIIth, and Bachelors. Apply Now for Data Science Course Demo.

What certificate will I receive?
Each of the successful candidates will be awarded a certificate of PG program in Data Science and Engineering by Great Lakes Executive Learning. The comprehensive courses of Data Science, Data Analytics and MBA programs by Great Lakes have been persistently ranked among the top Business schools in India. Great Lakes has also been recognized as one among the top 10 in recruiter’s perception for the top quality knowledge that it provides to its candidates. Click here to View Data Science Certificate.
How will I be evaluated during the Data Science Course?
The PG Data Science Course is an integrated and austere program that accompanies a continuous evaluation system. Each of the candidates are evaluated in the courses they take up through case studies, quizzes, assignments or project reports.
What is the Data Science Course fee? Is there any financial aid provided?
Please see the Program Fee Structure here. Once you receive an offer of admission, the admission office will be at your aid in applying for loans. We ensure money is not a hindrance in the path of learning.
Would the content be available to me after completion of the course?
We strongly believe that learning is a continuous process and hence we would provide you with access to the Learning Management System (Olympus) which houses the learning material one year post completion of the course. Click Here - Download Data Science Course Brochure.
Would I have to spend extra on books, online learning material or license fee?
All the essential learning material is provided online to candidates through the Olympus - Learning Management System. Candidates are open to purchasing any reference books or study material as may be prescribed by the faculty. Apply Now for Data Science Course Demo.
Where will the classes be held?
The classes for Gurgaon, Chennai, Bangalore & Hyderabad will be held at the Great Lakes Learning Center in the respective cities. The Classes for Mumbai will be held at Hotel Ramada-Powai and for Pune at MCCIA Trade Tower-Shivajinagar. Bangalore - See on Map.
Is accommodation provided?
We do not provide any accommodation for the candidates at our learning center. Outstation candidates are requested to organize accommodation for themselves.
Do I need to bring my own laptop?
The candidates would require to bring their own laptops while the technology provision shall be shared during the time of enrollment.
What is the admission process?
We request interested candidates to apply for this course through the online application form. The committee of Great Lakes faculty screen and select the candidates who would be asked to appear for an aptitude test. The process of screening ends with the final round of personal interviews. The selected candidates would receive the admission letter. Click Here for Data Science Program Admission & Selection Process.
What is the refund policy for the Course?
We encourage all candidates to acquire complete information about this program before enrolling. Once you enroll yourself for this course you won't be able to claim any refund for the amount that has been paid. However, there is a deferment policy where a candidate can choose to postpone his enrollment to a later batch.
Will there be placements at the completion of the course?
Upon graduation from the program, candidates will be provided placement opportunities for 3 months from the date of graduation of the program. In this period, candidates do get assistance from the team in terms of placement. The team will aid the candidates to prepare for the interviews by providing immense support by mentoring, reviewing Curriculum vitae, preparation for upcoming interviews. Click Here - Great Learning Career Excelerate.
How can I apply for the Data Science Course?
If you are keen on pursuing the Data Science Course, you can promptly apply through filling across the online application form. You can also reach out to us at dse@greatlearning.in or +91 92056 80225 if you have any queries concerning the program.
What would be the average package offered?
People working in Data science and data science roles make the list of highly paid professionals in the Industry. It is obvious that career growth in these fields is rapid and exponential in comparison with other fields. Considering these factors, it is the appropriate time for professionals to build a career in data science and data analytics. Indian and global tech firms are seeking such professionals to add more weight to these jobs. The salaries of these professions depends on the recruiting company and are subjective in nature. It is estimated that the average salary for fresher roles in Data analytics(0-3 years) varies between 3-8 lakhs. Click Here to Explore about Data Science Placement Assistance.
What is the demand for Data Science in Bangalore?
Bangalore, is fondly called as the silicon valley as India, and it has got a tremendous market for Data Science. Bangalore is estimated to have around 8346 openings for multiple job roles in the field of data science making it the best place to choose a career in Data Science.
Where is the Data Science course center located in Bangalore?
The Great Learning Center is located in Plot No. 758 - 759, 1st Floor, 19th Main Rd, Sector 2, HSR Layout, (Near Sri Sai Mandir), Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102. Click here to see on Map.

An industry-aligned and up-to-date course in Data Science

Many youngsters these days are passionate about learning data science and becoming a data scientist. Many working professionals are also dreaming to experience a transition in their careers by taking up a data science course. If you are somebody who belongs to any of the above two categories, you must know

  • The reason why is that data science has attained a vast exposure and huge demand in no time?
  • What is data science? How does it work? What is it's applications and benefits?

Data scientists play a vital role in any organization. From designing the plan to solving business problems, data science is involved in every aspect of the business.

Salary structure of Data Scientists in the country

Do you know that Data scientist job is one of the highest-paid job roles? Data scientist job roles are high in demand in the present day. Many industries are seeking several data scientists to fit in the On average, data scientists make around 620, 244 rupees per year. While the senior data scientists are expected to earn 1,147,826 rupees per year which is a huge amount.

Demand for Data Science in Bangalore

Bangalore, being the silicon valley as India, has got a huge demand for Data Science. Several industries are in queue to employ the techniques of data science. Many organizations are getting ready to embrace data science.

Bangalore currently has around 8346 openings for various job roles in the field of data science. The demand for data science is expected to encounter a rapid growth in the days to come. Considering this demand, many youngsters are enthusiastic about taking up a data science course in Bangalore to start an exciting career in the field of data science. This choice that you make definitely stands as the best as it lets you set your career on an outstanding platform that has got enormous demand in the market.

Data science is also expected to replace many existing job roles which is making many to run towards this amazing technology.

What are the prerequisites of taking up a data science course?

If you are dreaming to join the data science training program in Bangalore, it is necessary to understand the different prerequisites which you need to know before you take up the data science course.


TBeing good at mathematical concepts of linear algebra such as matrix, tensor operations, etc makes it easy to master Data Science. Other important mathematical traits you will need to be good at is Calculus. Data science involves a lot of calculus operations to optimize the data. Therefore, mathematics stands as a major prerequisite to understand the concepts of Data Science.

Programming languages

Possessing the knowledge of programming languages such as R, C, C++, Python, Hadoop, etc definitely smoothes your learning path. Being good at Excel makes mastering data science easy.

Python programming language is one of the major prerequisites of learning data science. Object-oriented python and python frameworks would be a great aid in understanding the concepts of data science.


Data science is more about statistics. Data science involves a lot of statistical tools to derive meaningful insights from the raw data. There are two types of statistics involved.

Descriptive Statistics

The descriptive analysis makes it easy for you to understand the data as it describes it. It involves concepts like Normal Distribution, Central Tendency, Variability, etc.

Inferential statistics

Inferential statistics help you derive solutions from the descriptions derived using descriptive statistics.

Data Visualization tools

One of the major job roles of a data scientist is to visualize the data. Possessing strong technical skills to display the data is very important. learning data visualization tools such as Tableau, Domo, Qlikview, etc would be a strong aid to learn data science.

What are the main job roles and responsibilities of a data scientist?

A data scientist is liable for analyzing the past data to predict and provide the most accurate plan for any organization. In other words, data scientists apply the analytical and technical skills to wisely extract sensible outputs from huge data sets. This process demands a lot of functions to be performed by a data scientist. Let us see what are the main roles.

  • Data collection from different data sources.
  • Data reporting.
  • Cleansing raw data (both structured and unstructured) and segregating them accordingly.
  • Building models using the past data to predict the future accurately.
  • Develop business strategies.
  • Identify the problems.
  • Analyze and solve problems using data.
  • Improve the accuracy of the data.
  • Increase the overall operational efficiency.
  • Cost reduction.
  • Discover ways to provide a better customer experience.
  • Remove hazards and minimize the risks.

What are the major tools and techniques employed by a data scientist?

Data scientists use various tools to perform several operations. Below is the list of the major toolset that any data scientist would employ.

  • Analytical tools
  • Data mining
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Data modeling
  • Predictive models
  • Data visualization tools

Applications of Data Science

Data science has been employed in various sectors for the amazing benefits that it offers. Data science has got a wider range of applications. Learning data science could benefit you get in a job role in any of the below mentioned sectors. Even as the list of the industries that apply data science is growing day by day, there is a vast area that welcomes you to be a data scientist.

Let us learn about the major applications of data science.

Problem Solving

Data scientists do make this world a better place by solving the problems. Data science plays a key role in problem solving. Understanding the objectives and finding the accurate solution for the problems is definitely a challenging task which every data scientist would be facing on a daily basis.

The problem solving by data scientists involves three steps. They are defining a problem, structuring the data and the application of the programming languages. This technique of data science has been applied in several fields to solve major problems of their business.

Financial Sector

Data science plays a vital role in the financial sector. Fraud detection and risk analysis are two of the many major applications of data science in the financial sector. Data science also helps in studying and understanding a customer's behaviors and promotes customer's risk modeling. These applications of data science cause great enhancement in the sector of finance.


E-commerce of another major sector which widely employs the techniques and tools of data science. Data science helps the e-commerce sites to promote outstanding customer experience by studying customer behavior and suggesting related products to the customer. Risk analytics is one of the major applications of data science in the field of E-commerce as it helps to understand and analyze the upcoming risks way before and help the organization to eradicate them.

Customer Analytics

Data science helps every industry to study and learn about its customers which will in turn have a great impact on gaining profits. The following are the few operations performed by data science in performing customer analytics

  • Identifying the target customers.
  • Customer data management.
  • Promote great customer experience.
  • Recommending related products based on previous purchases.
  • Analyzing the reviews and ensuring.
  • Constant enhancement in promoting a better experience for the customers.
Manufacturing sector

Many manufacturing companies employ data science to enhance the quality of the products that they produce and regulate their services. Data science helps to provide constant monitoring of the machinery and Schedule maintenance.

Error detection is another major application of data science in the field of manufacturing as data science helps to detect the errors at a very early stage to rectify and eradicate them. This prevents the manufacturing sector from huge losses.

Healthcare Industry

The healthcare sector robustly employs data science in performing various medical operations. Data science promotes efficient medical analysis. Data science is applied in image analysis to detect various diseases. Data science also aids in drug discovery and helps the doctors to prescribe the right medicine for the patients.


Data science has been strongly applied to the latest trends in transportation. One of the major examples we can quote to describe the application of data science in the field of automation and transportation is the introduction of self-driving cars.

Gaming Sector

Data science technology is also applied in the field of Gaming. From the development of the game to the design, functionality of the game, data science plays a vital role.

Data science also has got any applications in several fields. A few of the most regular applications of data science include image Recognition, Speech Recognition, Search Engine Optimization, Translation, etc.

Ensure that you get registered for taking up the best data science course in Bangalore and set up your career in the right path.