PGP - Data Science and Engineering

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PGP - Data Science and Engineering in Hyderabad

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Application Deadline - 25th Jul 2019

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Why Learn Data Science?

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.
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.

PG Certificate from Great Lakes

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Classroom learning

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

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.

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.

Curriculum

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

Foundations
  • Syntax and Semantics of Python programming
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops
  • Iterators
  • User-defined functions
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • Pandas
  • Summary statistics (mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation)
  • Seaborne
  • matplotlib
  • Probability distribution
  • Normal distribution
  • Poisson's distribution
  • Bayes’ theorem
  • Central limit theorem
  • Hypothesis testing
  • One Sample T-Test
  • Anova and Chi-Square
  • 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
  • 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
  • CART
  • KNN (classifier, distance metrics, KNN regression)
  • Decision Trees (hyper parameter, depth, number of leaves)
  • Naive Bayes
  • 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
  • Bagging & Boosting
  • Random Forest
  • AdaBoost & Gradient boosting
  • Hackathon
Applications
  • Trend and seasonality
  • Decomposition
  • Smoothing (moving average)
  • SES, Holt & Holt-Winter Model
  • AR, Lag Series, ACF, PACF
  • ADF, Random walk and Auto Arima
  • 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
  • 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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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.

Classroom Experience

Admission Details

Eligibility

  • 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.

Selection Process

Step 1

Fill application form

Apply by filling a simple online 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

3,25,000 + GST
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Admission Fee-2 Created with Sketch. 25,000
1st Installment Created with Sketch. 91,667
2nd Installment Created with Sketch. 91,667
3rd Installment Created with Sketch. 91,666
Total Created with Sketch. 3,25,000

Payments

Candidates can pay the program fee through

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Net Banking
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Credit/Debit Cards
Cheque, DD

Financial Aid

Our tie-ups with several lending partners like HDFC Credila, Avanse (DHFL), MoneyTap, Credifiable, and Axis Bank ensure that money is not a constraint in the path of learning.

Upcoming Application Deadline

25th Jul 2019

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

The program is a full time classroom program and spans 5 months including 1 month capstone project. Classes happen Monday to Thursday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
The capstone project is an opportunity for candidates to work on industry-like data science problems under the mentorship of faculty/industry mentors. This project would bring in the all the learnings that candidates would have gained in the course and would work on problems relevant in the industry using techniques and tools mastered in the PG Data Science course. The capstone project also becomes a way for candidates to showcase their analytics credentials and learning to their future employers.
The academic modules would be taught by senior faculty from Great Lakes. In addition to Great Lakes faculty, senior leadership from the industry would also participate in delivering certain topics/modules. See the indicative list here.

The PG Data Science course is open for candidates in their final semester and recent graduates with 0-3 years of experience. Applicants should also have 60% or above in Xth, XIIth, and Bachelor's.

Successful participants will be awarded a PG Program in Data Science and Engineering certificate by Great Lakes Executive Learning. Great Lakes has consistently been ranked among top business schools in the country for its Data Science, Analytics and MBA programs. Great Lakes has been ranked among top 10 in recruiter’s perception meaning that the Great Lakes certificate is valued highly by leading companies in India.
The PG Data Science Course is a holistic and rigorous program and follows a continuous evaluation scheme. Candidates are evaluated in the courses they undergo through case studies, quizzes, assignments or project reports.
Please see the Program Fee Structure here. Admissions office will help you in applying for loans once you receive the offer of admission. We ensure money is not a constraint in the path of learning.
We believe that learning should continue and hence, access to Learning Management System (Olympus) which houses the learning material would be available to the candidates up to one year post completion of the program.
All the requisite learning material is provided online to candidates through the Olympus - Learning Management System. Candidates are free to purchase any reference books or material as may be recommended by the faculty.
The classes for Gurgaon, Chennai, Bangalore & Hyderabad will be held at the Great Lakes Learning Center in the city. Classes for Mumbai will be held at Hotel Ramada-Powai, for Pune at MCCIA Trade Tower-Shivajinagar, and for Noida in Sector 18.
No accommodation is provided at our learning center. Outstation candidates are requested to arrange accommodation themselves.
The candidates need to bring their own laptops, the technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrollment.
All interested candidates are required to apply for the Data Science Course through the online application form. A panel of Great Lakes faculty screen and shortlist candidates. The shortlisted candidates would then appear for an aptitude test followed by a personal interview. Selected candidates will receive admission offer letter.
We advise all candidates to have complete information before enrolling in the program. No refund requests will be accepted once the fee has been paid. However, there is a deferment policy where a candidate can choose to defer his enrollment to a future batch.
Yes, candidates do receive placement assistance in the Post Graduate Program in Data Science & Engineering. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates would be provided interview opportunities up to 3 months’ post completion of the program. We would also prepare candidates for these interviews by providing extensive support in terms of mentoring, CV review, interview preparation etc.
If you are interested in the Program, you can apply through the online application form. Please reach out to us at dse@greatlearning.in or +91 92056 80225 for any program or admission related queries.
Careers in analytics and data science are amongst the highest paid in the industry. Furthermore, the career growth that one can expect in these roles is far superior to other roles. With leading Indian and Global companies looking to ramp up their analytics hiring, this is the best time to build a career in analytics and data science. Salaries for these roles while being higher than other comparable roles are subjective and depend on the quality of candidate and the recruiting company. As per analytics salary studies, average salaries for fresher roles in analytics (0-3 years) in India vary between 3-8 lacs.
The Center is located at B-Block, 1st Floor, Kavuri Incor9, (Above D-MART), Kavuri Hills Road, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

Pursue an Industry-Aligned Data Science Course in Hyderabad

Being one of the upcoming IT hubs of the country, it is not surprising to see the number of people looking for the right data scientist course in Hyderabad. These days, a data science course is one of the most popular courses in the country, even if it was relatively unknown a few years back. As “big data” and “data science” become part of regular conversations, data science training in Hyderabad and other IT inclined cities has also become more and more popular.

The popularity of data science courses in India can be attributed to a number of reasons, but its story begins with a simple process of when people began to couple statistics with computer science. The concept of “Data science” and training being offered for the same has more recently been used to designate the professional field where people aim to make sense of the big data that many organisations have managed to collect over the years. This is mainly what data science training in Hyderabad aims to teach candidates.

It may be easily said that the last ten years or so have been the most dynamic when talking about the advancement of technology in cities like Hyderabad and other metros within the country. In fact, India ranks among the largest economies in the world today. There have been a number of investments that have been pouring into Hyderabad and other cities as a number of multinational corporations have chosen to establish base in India.

Offline and online data science training in Hyderabad and other cities is opted for to prepare candidates who can help reshape the country in terms of the ways data is utilised. This has also had quite an impact on statistical foreshadowing.

What is Data Science?

Before one starts looking for the best data science training in Hyderabad or enrols in a PG course in data science, online or otherwise, it makes complete sense to first acquaint themselves with what the field entails and what they can achieve to accomplish after they have completed their data scientist course in Hyderabad.

Basically, data science can be referred to as a multidisciplinary field. It utilises data inference, algorithm development, and technology to enable professionals working in the field to be able to solve several complex analytical issues.

Today, data is at the core of every aspect that we see in the world. At almost every organisation, there are troves and troves of data stored, and that is apart from the data that is still constantly streaming in. A well-equipped professional, after their data science course in Hyderabad, can garner a lot of information from this data which would then enable them to identify advanced capabilities that can be built with it.

Discovering More about Data Insight

Any good data scientist course in India will teach you the importance of discovering data insights, which is mostly about uncovering inferences that the huge amount of data has to offer. This is a part that will be covered in data science training and will teach the candidates how they are supposed to dive into the available data to a granular level, after which they will be able to mine, study, and understand complex behaviours, inferences, and trends. This is a process that brings hidden insights to the fore, which, in turn, allows a company to make smarter and well-informed business decisions.

The Mining of Data Insights

After you have completed your online data science training in Hyderabad, you will find it easier to mine data insights as you gain the required practical experience. In the beginning, data science is a simple exploration as qualified data scientists investigate various leads and then try and understand different characteristics and patterns appearing in the data. To successfully complete their online data science training, it is best for a candidate to have an inclination towards computer sciences and possess analytical creativity.

To learn about the basics of data mining and analysing the findings, candidates have the option to get an online certification as a data scientist or to attend full time data science classes. The best data science institutes in Hyderabad teach candidates data mining, and how to apply quantitative techniques on those findings. This includes several aspects, like time series forecasting, inferential models, synthetic control experiments, segmentation analysis, and more. With the right data science classes, you will be able to scientifically piece together a view of what the data is saying. This way, you will be able to showcase data-driven insights that can provide an organisation with the strategic guidance that they need.

After you have received an online diploma in data science, you can take up the role of a consultant to guide not only businesses but also stakeholders on how to act on data findings and insights.

Why opt for an online data science course in Hyderabad?

With several options at hand, many professionals tend to wonder as to why they should pursue data science training courses or even go for online data science programs. This is a query that can be answered with a simple term – Big Data! It is not far-fetched to say that almost every company or organisation in every industry has large volumes of data and that every company will, of course, want to be able to utilise the collected data so they can figure out more ways to grow their business. Offline and online classes in data science in Hyderabad can equip you with the interdisciplinary skill set you need to be able to handle and analyse huge amounts of data. So, it may be said that a person who is equipped with an online certification in data science can find gainful employment in a number of sectors.

Gaining an online certification as a data scientist allows a candidate to be able to use the skills they have in fields like statistics, programming, maths, and other subjects to be able to organise large data sets and to apply the knowledge they have gained in their online data science training so as to uncover a number of solutions that are hidden in the big data to help an organisation reach their business goals.

Recently, there has been a significant rise in the number of fields and sectors that have been announcing job openings for professionals who hold an online data science certificate. So, it can easily be said that after an online data science course in Hyderabad, your career prospects will be majorly enhanced.

Some Job Positions for Online Data Science Certificate Holders

After data science training courses, candidates can opt to become:

  • Data Engineers
  • Data Scientists
  • Big Data Engineers
  • Data Architects
  • Data Visualization Developers
  • Business Analytics Specialists
  • BI Solutions Architects
  • Business Intelligence (BI) Engineers
  • Analytics Managers
  • BI Specialists
  • Statisticians

A data science course in Hyderabad truly has several job opportunities to offer.

Are you on the lookout for the best online data science certificate program?

To ensure that your diploma or post-graduation in data science counts the most, you should have basic knowledge for a number of fields like machine learning, computer science, deep learning, python, statistics, mathematics, etc. If you were to miss out of any of these skills, it will, of course, have quite an impact on the path you follow towards being a data scientist. Joining one of the best data science institutes in Hyderabad is one of the first steps that you should take; and when you do, make sure you take the fee for the data science course in Hyderabad in consideration.

When you choose a data science certification in India or start a blended or online data science course, it is always a good idea to first get in touch with professionals who are already working in the same domain, so that you can clear any doubt you may have regarding data scientist training in Hyderabad or about the curriculum or course for data science.

Whether it is blended or online data science programs, when you pursue your data science course from Great Learning, you get access to the most comprehensive and up-to-date curriculum for online data science classes. The online data science course that is offered at Great Learning has been created by top practitioners in the field in association with well-versed faculty to offer you the knowledge and insight you need to excel in data science.

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