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Why Join our PG Data Science and Engineering Course?

Our PGP-Data Science Engineering course is a five-month classroom program designed to enable young professionals and fresh graduates alike to create a sound and successful career in the field of data science and analytics. As a part of this course, candidates get to learn the use of important data science techniques and tools, which further aids them in transitioning to a variety of roles like data analysts, business analysts, data engineers and so on, to get ahead in their careers.
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Ranked #1 in analytics education

What truly makes this course stand out is the fact that it has been ranked first for four successive years. In addition to this, the course also holds an average rating of 4.8/5 based on several parameters including the course outline, faculty, pedagogy, etc.

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Great Lakes is also popular for being the youngest institute in the nation to have been accredited by AMBA.

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World class faculty

At Great Lakes, we have some of the finest faculty, with years of knowledge and experience in their respective domains, for training young minds. Many of our faculty members are also recognized among the country’s best Data Science academicians.

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Intensive bootcamp format

The curriculum follows an intensive boot camp format. We not only teach students data science and machine learning but work towards deepening their skills by introducing them to data science lab sessions. The entire course is 20 weeks long, which includes a 4-week capstone project.

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Hands-on learning

The course imparts skills and tools that leading companies in Data Science look for. Students gain training in SQL, Python, Data Science, Tableau and Machine Learning during the length of this course. Classroom lectures help build their knowledge and getting to work on challenging projects related to Data Science and its applications makes the students industry-ready.

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Placement assistance

Many leading companies are a part of Great Lakes’ corporate network and participate in the placement drives organized for PGP-Data Science Engineering students. Mahindra, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Flipkart, Big Basket, TVS, HSBC are a few among these top organizations that visit Great Lakes for hiring.

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Program Structure

Our PGP-Data Science Course in Hyderabad is a mix of different learning methods like classroom teaching, first-hand experiences, and sessions with industry professionals. The classes here are conducted on weekdays, and assignments and online discussions are also part of the teaching process.

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Classroom learning

Classes at Great Lakes run from Monday to Thursday from 9:30 am onwards.

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Lab sessions

We regularly hold lab sessions to aid students in improving the application of data science concepts to real-life setups. Such sessions are usually guided by a faculty member and an industry expert.

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4-Week project work

Application-oriented industry project also forms a part of the curriculum. These projects too are directed and overseen by faculty members 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

Learn from the Best

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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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?
The PG program in Data Science is a full-time classroom program that constitutes a 5-month duration including a 1-month capstone project. Classes occur from Monday to Thursday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Explore Here - Data Science Program Structure.
What is the Capstone Project all about and how exactly would it help me?
A capstone project is a great event provided to each of the candidates to operate on the industry like real-world data science issues. The candidates will be equipped with excellent mentorship that aids each of them in every step they take up. These projects are composed in a way that they exercise all the tools and techniques of data science that they have learned throughout the course. This project would also help them in illustrating their skills and learning to employers. Click Here - Data Science Benefits.
Who will be the faculty for Data Science Course?
The academic modules of this reputed course would be taught by the superior teaching staff of Great Lakes. Besides being taught by the excellent faculty of Great Lakes, senior administrators from the industry would also participate in presenting certain topics/modules. See the indicative list here.
What is the eligibility criterion for Data Science Course?

The PG Data Science course is accessible by the candidates pursuing their final semester and fresh bachelors with 0-3 years of experience. Applicants must have 60% or above in Xth, XIIth, and Bachelors. Apply Now for Data Science Course Demo.

What certificate will I receive?
Every successful candidate will be awarded a PG Program in Data Science and Engineering certificate by Great Lakes Executive Learning. Great Lakes has continually been ranked as one amongst top business schools in the country for its prestigious Data Science, Analytics and MBA programs. Great Lakes has also been ranked among the top 10 in recruiter’s understanding signifying that the Great Lakes certificate is valued profoundly by the prominent companies in India. Click here to View Data Science Certificate.
How will I be evaluated during the Data Science Course?
The PG Data Science Course is an exhaustive and rigorous Program and supplements a constant evaluation process. Candidates are assessed in the courses they undergo 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. The admissions committee will guide you in applying for loans to pursue this course once you accept the offer of admission. At Great Learning, we ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning.
Would the content be available to me after completion of the course?
We absolutely believe that learning is a constant process and therefore, access to the Learning Management System (Olympus) which houses the learning supply would be obtainable by the candidates up to one-year post completion of this program. Click Here - Download Data Science Course Brochure.
Would I have to spend extra on books, online learning material or license fee?
All the required learning material is provided online to all the candidates through the Olympus - Learning Management System. Candidates are allowed to purchase any sort of learning material as may be proposed by the faculty. Apply Now for Data Science Course Demo.
Where will the classes be held?
The classes for the students in Hyderabad will take place at the Great Lakes Learning Center within the city. Hyderabad - See on Map.
Is accommodation provided?
Great Learning will not afford any accommodation for its students. Outstation candidates are requested to arrange accommodation themselves.
Do I need to bring my own laptop?
Yes, all the candidates will be expected to bring their own laptops to attend the classes while Great Learning will serve you with the required technology.
What is the admission process?
All the interested candidates are required to apply for the Data Science Course by filling the online application form. A committee established by the Great Lakes faculty screen and shortlist the applicants. The shortlisted candidates would then attend an aptitude test which is followed by a personal interview. An admission offer letter would be sent to the chosen candidates. Click Here for Data Science Program Admission & Selection Process.
What is the refund policy for the Course?
We would recommend all our candidates have complete knowledge of the program before they register themselves. No refund requests will be received by Great Learning once the fee has been paid.
Will there be placements at the completion of the course?
Yes, the candidates that enroll for the Post Graduate Program in Data Science & Engineering does get placement assistance by Great Learning. After the successful fulfillment of the program, candidates would be granted multiple interview opportunities up to 3 months post completion of this program. We would also prepare candidates for these interviews by offering huge support in terms of mentoring, CV review, interview preparation, etc. Click Here - Great Learning Career Excelerate.
How can I apply for the Data Science Course?
If you are eager to take up this program, you can apply through the online application form. Please reach out to us at dse@greatlearning.in or +91 92056 80225 for any course or admission related queries.
What would be the average package offered?
The field of Data Science has been constantly growing in recent times. It has gained tremendous demand and is also anticipated to rise even more in the future ahead which also enables career growth in this field. Careers in this specific sector are recognized as one of the highly paid job roles in this country. Even as many renowned organizations in and out of the country are exploring to hire many analytical minds, there is no other best time to build your career in analytics and data science than the present. The payrolls for the different job roles in this particular sector are way higher than the job roles in other fields. Many analytical studies state that the average payrolls for the freshers in analytics (0-3) in the country fluctuates between 3-8 lakhs. Click Here to Explore about Data Science Placement Assistance.
What is the demand for Data Science in Hyderabad?
Hyderabad has its heart for the It sector and it has embraced the emerging technology of data science. There are about 1200+ job vacancies for different professions in the field of data science within the city of Hyderabad. So, with great confidence, you can move forward to start a career in Hyderabad.
Where is the Data Science course center located in Hyderabad?
The Center is located at B-Block, 1st Floor, Kavuri Incor9, (Above D-MART), Kavuri Hills Road, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081. Click here to see on Map.

Pursue an Industry-Aligned Data Science Course in Hyderabad

The modern day technology has been experiencing an unbelievable upgrade. One of the latest technologies that have attained a rapid demand in Data Science. Data science has become a necessity for most industries in recent times. Many are in haunting for a reliable data science institutes to master this exciting technology and have an amazing future.

What is Data Science?

Data science is all about the application of data to create the greatest impacts possible for serving a definite purpose. The primary purpose of the application of data science in any industry is to serve real world problems using the previous data both structured and unstructured. The application of data to improve the services and products is one of the major applications of data science in many fields.

On a daily basis, a huge amount of data is being produced. Hence it is impossible to handle such an enormous amount of data using traditional technologies. The more amount of data we use, the more accurate results we derive. Hence, data science has made a mark in the digital world by deriving the best outcomes by accessing huge datasets.

Many believe that data scientists are nothing but researchers. Even as many data scientists study and analyze huge datasets for solving a problem, data science is more about producing an advanced model that can cause huge impact in the area of your work. A data scientist is not just a data cruncher but he is also a problem solver, he is a strategist who discovers the best plan that fits your business problem. Most of the ambiguous problems in several sectors have been solved by the application of the techniques of data science.

What are the various steps involved in the process of data science?

Understand the business problem

Planning is the most important step that we take to execute any task. So, acquiring a complete understanding of the business problems helps the data scientist to plan the process of data science to derive meaningful insights. Before a data scientist could actually start the process of data science it is necessary for him to completely understand the business problem which enables him to find possible ways to solve it.

Data collection

Data mining is one of the major attributes of data science. Data mining is a process of extracting data through different databases. Applying various computer science techniques to databases to extract the desired information makes the process of data mining possible. Data collection, data segregation, data storing etc are few of the pre engineering steps involved in the process of data science.

Data analytics

Once the data has been gathered, cleaned and sorted, several data science tools will be applied to the refined data to retrieve the desired outputs. These results are nothing but the solutions for the given business problem.


After designing a suitable data module that fits the given problem, the process of testing will be carried out to evaluate the efficiency of the selected model.

Data deployment

The specified model will be deployed to the client by applying several data visualization tools. These tools help to promote a better and easy understanding of the models of the data models.

What is the pay scale of data scientists in India?

The job role of a Data scientist has been recognized as one of the highest paid job roles in the country which is why many are desiring a career in this specific sector. The average salary of a data scientist in India is observed as 6 lakhs per annum while the experienced ones make more than a million rupees. These packages are definitely huge compared to any other job roles in the IT sector.

What are the different job roles offered in the field of data science?

The field of data science offers several job roles in different sectors.

  • Data reporting executive
  • Data scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Data engineer
  • Data architect

Scope for Data Science in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is one of the major cities of India that has huge IT population. One of the recent studies states that the IT sector of Hyderabad is growing so rapidly that it has reached double the national growth at 17 percent in the year 2018- 2019. Hyderabad is also recognized as one of the most attractive IT destinations of our country for the outstanding infrastructure it offers to the IT sector. Hyderabad is one of the ideal places to start up a career in the field of data science. In fact, many data science institutes are emerging that offers data science training in the city of Hyderabad. If you are seeking to take up a data science course in Hyderabad, ensure that you choose the best data scientist to gain the utmost knowledge and start your career in the enthusiastic field of data science. Hyderabad currently has around 1200+ job vacancies for different positions in the field of data science. This number is expected to increase even as many sectors have been adapting data science.

Let us see what are the different applications of data science Search Engine Optimization

Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing etc employs several data science techniques to deliver the best results to the users based on their search queries.

Internet Advertising/ Digital Ads

From the display banners to the bill boards most of the internet adds were created based on the results derived by the application of data science.


Even as you shop on the e commerce websites, data science helps these sites to recommend you the related products by studying and analyzing the data of the specific customer. This application also results in enhancing the user experience and promote customer satisfaction.

Image and speech recognition

When you post a picture on social media sites such as facebook, you will get a request of an automation tag as the web recognizes the image of the person. Image recognition is one of the major applications of data science which is employed in social media sites, security purposes, etc. Speech recognition is also an application of data science which has been applied by products like Google Voice, Alexa, Siri, etc. This promotes extreme flexibility and ease in accessing your phone, smart TV, smart window treatments etc making our lives easy


Data science is widely applied in the field of gaming to enhance the gaming experience. The application of the tools and techniques of data science has taken the gaming experience into the next level by training the systems to act based on your past moves. These actions of the systems make the game even more exciting.

Besides the above mentioned applications, the field of data science offers outstanding benefits contributing so much to the sector it has been applied. Hence, many companies are considering data science to be a part to make their systems intelligent and derive the most accurate outcomes. data science has got huge benefits from time consumption to cost reduction. Data science is also expected to replace many existing job roles. hence considering a career in data science and taking up a data science course in Hyderabad stands as the best decision you make to endure a successful career. Make sure that you end up choosing the best institute of data science in Hyderabad to encounter a career breakthrough.