India’s Most Exhaustive Machine Learning Program

PGP - Machine Learning in Chennai

Weekend Classroom | Online Mentorship
  • Chennai
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Why Join our PG Machine Learning Course in Chennai?

Top-ranked faculty

Great Lakes faculty have been recognized as one amongst India’s top 10 Data Science and Machine Learning faculty. Our faculty have profound industry experience and are alumni of many world-renowned institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, Kellogg, University of Chicago, IIMs, and IITs.

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Flexibility of learning in class or online

In the classroom format, 120 hours of machine learning course is presented through classroom lectures by our esteemed faculty that takes place one weekend every month. In the online format, you learn from lecture videos coupled with weekly online mentorship sessions with Machine Learning experts in small groups.

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Learn by doing

The Machine Learning Course follows an accurate hands-on method where members will get to work on several real-life business problems, case studies, mini-projects, and capstone projects. Every candidate also will be allocated a mentor who administers regular guidance and mentorship until the end of the capstone project.

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Corporate partnership & industry exposure

The Machine Learning Course in Chennai gives each of the participants a chance to acquire valuable insights from a few of the industry’s leading minds in Machine Learning. Industry experts participate in guest lectures, case studies and mentor candidates in their capstone projects to assure a complete knowledge of what’s happening in the industry.

PG Machine Learning Course Learning Experience

Machine learning is one of the most inspiring careers to establish at this instant. There is a great demand for Machine Learning experts in the industry but it is vital to have appropriate skills, exposure, and academic lineage to be able to obtain these opportunities. The PG Machine Learning Course lets candidates execute this shift to high-growth careers in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Data Science.

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Innovative approach

The PG machine learning program offers a learning atmosphere that causes the least interruptions to your work schedule. In both, the classroom and online forms sessions are organised during the weekends and are aided by online webinars, discussions, and assignments for holistic learning. For each assignment, you will also get an ideal solution as a recorded walkthrough.

Great Learning industry relevant
Industry-relevant curriculum

A complete Machine Learning Course that blends Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep Learning to equip candidates for various job roles such as Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers & Architects, Technology & Solution Architects, etc. The course uses a mixture of learning from distinguished faculty, industry Machine Learning experts and real-life projects to facilitate this.

Hands-on projects & ePortfolio

From the very beginning till the end of this course, candidates would be working on various mini-projects, capstone projects, and hackathon. All this hands-on work gets caught in every candidate’s Machine Learning ePortfolio. This ePortfolio is verified by Great Lakes and is a shareable report that our participants use to indicate their expertise and exposure in Machine Learning.

Great Learning talent pool
Peer Learning

The PG Machine Learning Course course consists of working professionals from great organizations and disciplines with distinct experiences across industries and roles. As a participant, communications with such a peer group will better your learning experience.

India's Most Exhaustive Machine Learning Course

Classroom | Online

Delivery Formats

Great Learning unique learning
Weekend Classroom | 7 month
  • 120 hours of weekend classroom sessions, one weekend every month for 7 months
  • Additional 100+ hours of online learning including self-learning content, reading material and projects
  • 8 hands-on projects and 1 capstone project under the guidance of a mentor
  • Participate in Great Learning's Machine Learning Hackathons
Great Learning online mode
Online Mentorship | 7 month
  • Learn from 50+ hours of online video content from top Machine Learning faculty
  • 2 hours of online mentorship sessions with Machine Learning experts every weekend to clear doubts and case study walk-throughs
  • 8 hands-on projects and 1 Capstone project under the guidance of a mentor

Dual Certificate & ePortfolio

Receive a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to showcase your acquired knowledge & projects on machine learning in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio can also be shared on social media platforms to establish your credibility in Machine Learning.

Great Learning - Machine Learning Certificate
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Great Learning Academic ePortfolio of Machine Learning alumnus Rajesh Mohan


The Machine Learning course curriculum has been designed in collaboration with many of the most brilliant minds in the industry of Machine Learning.

Statistical Learning
  • Statistical analysis
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Probability and Bayes theorem
  • Probability distributions
  • Hypothesis testing & scores
Python for Data Science
  • Python Overview
  • Pandas for pre-processing and exploratory data analysis
  • Numpy for statistical analysis
  • Matplotlib and Seaborn for data visualization
Machine learning module
Supervised Learning
  • Linear Regression
  • Logistic regression
  • K-NN classification
  • Naive Bayesian classifiers
  • Support Vector Machines
Ensemble Techniques
  • Decision Trees
  • Bagging
  • Boosting
  • Random Forests
  • Stacking
Unsupervised Learning
  • K Means clustering
  • Hierarchical clustering
  • Principal Component Analysis
Featurization, Model Selection & Tuning
  • Feature extraction
  • Model defects & evaluation metrics
  • Model selection and tuning
  • Comparison of machine learning models
Recommendation Systems
  • Collaborative filtering
  • Content based filtering
  • Hybrid recommendation systems
  • Performance measurement
Introduction to Deep Learning
  • Fundamentals of neural networks
  • Tensorflow and Keras
  • Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Evaluation of Deep Learning models

Capstone - The Cornerstone

The Capstone project is the fundamental project that has to be performed by every candidate and seizes the entire learning in the course. The projects are co-designed with industry experts and outline challenges and problems similar to the ones the business experts solve employing Machine Learning. With this capstone project, candidates can experience an end-to-end problem-solving experience in Machine Learning. All capstone projects are monitored and guided by Industry experts or Great lakes faculty and the candidates are expected to present their capstone projects to an evaluation panel at the end of the course.

Here are few of the recent capstone projects done by our participants in Machine Learning:


Sentiment Score from Reviews of Amazon Products

This project involves building a machine learning model which can predict the sentiment score from the text available in Reviews dataset from Amazon website.

Extract suitable features from the unstructured text and apply the machine learning model to get the sentiment score to understand people’s sentiments, attitudes, or emotions towards certain Amazon product.

Tools & Techniques

Python, Feature Selection or Extraction, Sentiment Analysis, Text Analytics


Amazon Review Dataset


Behavioral Pattern Recognition of Multilayer Online Role-Playing Game Players

Behavioral Pattern Recognition of Multilayer Online Role-Playing Game Players using Machine Learning and artificial neural networks

The project involves identification of potential customers for the personal loan product of a bank. Ensemble modeling techniques are leveraged to predict the propensity of a prospect to purchase the loan. This enables the bank to devise targeted marketing campaigns to increase the conversion rate with minimal budget.

Tools & Techniques

Python, Supervised Learning, Ensemble Techniques, Model Selection


Customer Data of a Company

Music App Industry

Music Data Analysis (Recommendation and Prediction)

Analyze Lastfm ( website) music dataset and apply user based collaborative filtering and other Recommendation algorithms to identify less-known Artist and new artists, enabling user to explore new songs music based on their taste.Also build a prediction model to predict whether a user will listen to an artist’s songs and frequency of listening for a particular song.

Tools & Techniques

Python, Exploration Data Analytics, Recommendation algorithms, User profiling, Prediction, Big Data Analytics


Last FM Dataset


Associate in company-sponsored hackathons and establish your expertise. Practice your new skills to solve real-world problems. Here are some of our recent hackathons.
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Hackathon: 02nd Feb 2019

HR Analytics

The problem statement is to build a machine learning model to classify salary range of different employees based on employer information.

12 Teams
  • Bangalore
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Hackathon: 19th Jan 2019

Medical Speciality

Build a Machine Learning model which can extract information from medical prescriptions and can identify keywords to identify the medical domain of the problem which the patient is suffering from.

19 Teams
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
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Hackathon: 08th Sep 2018

Ad-channel Marketing

The challenge is to build a machine learning algorithm based on 1 million click data over 4 days from an advertisement that predicts whether a user will download an app after clicking on the advertisement.

10 Teams
  • Bangalore
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India’s Best Machine Learning Faculty

The faculty members of the machine learning program consist of commanding academicians in the domain of data analytics along with many experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations.

Hands-On Learning from AI and Machine Learning Practitioners

Get invaluable input from the who's who of the industry:

Career Support - GL Excelerate

As a participant in the Great Learning's program, GL Excelerate benefits you showcase your potential, highlight your skills and connect to the right possibilities for your next job.

Great Learning interview preperation
Exclusive recruitment drives

Attend Great Learning job fairs regulated every 2 months across various cities. Partake in our placement drives with top tech companies looking for experts like you.

Access to curated jobs

Obtain a list of jobs suitable to your experience and domain. Make the most use of our dedicated career support team working with 350+ organizations, who’ll advise the right jobs for you.

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Interview preparation workshops

Get used to commonly asked questions that’ll help you get through any technical interview. Use your ePortfolio to display your skills and enhance your chances of getting hired.

Great Learning career mentorship
Personalised career mentorship

Get an expert career mentor personalized considering your experience and industry, that will help you drive your path to career success. Get ultimate guidance on picking the right opportunities, developing a great CV and much more.

Organizations Participating in Recruitment Drives

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Alumni Success Stories

Balaji SR

Data Scientist, Andhra Bank

The Industry exposure has helped me bridge the gap between the theory and practice. Industry exposure during the program allowed me to get to end to end knowledge right from data extraction to storytelling. I learnt about the latest industry trends, as to why a particular technique is used for a situation, challenges faced, case studies, model development and validation etc.

Clarence Wong

Data Scientist, Microsoft

The professors were extremely flexible and ready to spend more time on certain topics based on the learning requirements of the batch. The industry speakers were very knowledgeable and had hands on experience on the topics delivered by them. Interacting with them on real world problems was one of the biggest takeaways from the course.

Reviews by Learners

Batch of July 2019 | Associate at Cognizant
We got good support from our Mentor. We had a situation where we need to change the topic because of a lack of data availability. During that time our Mentor encouraged us to pick the Consumer Complaint data even NLP is not part of the ML course. Good Work.

Batch Profile

The PG Machine Learning Course Chennai class consists of working professionals from excellent organizations and backgrounds maintaining an impressive diversity across work experience, roles and industries.

Batch Industry Diversity

Learning course batch industry diversity

Batch Work Experience Distribution

Learning batch work experience distribution

The PG Machine Learning Course Chennai class comes from some of the leading organizations.

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Admission Details


  • done Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent.
  • done Should also be comfortable using at least one programming language and be familiar with college-level mathematics and statistics (For candidates who do not know Python, we offer a free pre-program tutorial).
Grear Learning admission and selection process

Selection Process

Step 1

Fill application form

Step 2

Application review

Admissions committee will review and shortlist.

Step 3

Personal interview

These candidates will be invited for an interview and an offer will be made to the selected applicants.

Fee for Classroom Mode

Great Learning rupee icon 2,50,000 + GST
Admission Fee Great Learning rupee icon 50,000
1st Installment Great Learning rupee icon 66,667
2nd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 66,667
3rd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 66,666
Total 2,50,000

Fee for Online Mode

Great Learning rupee icon 1,50,000 + GST
Admission Fee Great Learning rupee icon 25,000
1st Installment Great Learning rupee icon 41,667
2nd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 41,667
3rd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 41,666
Total 1,50,000


Candidates can pay the program fee through

Net Banking
Credit/Debit Cards
Cheque, DD

Financial Aid

With our corporate financial partnerships avail education loans at 0% interest rate*.

Great Learning education loan financial partners by Zestmoney
Great Learning education loan financial partners by Eduvanz
Great Learning education loan financial partners by HDFC

*Conditions Apply. Please reach out to the admissions team for more details.

Upcoming Application Deadline for PG Machine Learning Course in Chennai


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

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the eligibility for the Machine Learning Course?
The post-graduate program in Machine Learning is a rigorous hands-on program perfectly designed for technological professionals. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
  • Graduate with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent
  • Familiarity with college-level mathematics and statistics
  • Comfortable with Programming
Apply Now - Machine Learning Course Demo.
What are the delivery formats available for Machine Learning Course?
The PG Machine Learning Course is available in 2 formats - Classroom based learning and Online Learning with Mentorship.
  • For the classroom format, classes will be held on one weekend each month for the 7 months coupled with Online Reading Material.
  • For the online format, mentored online sessions will be held on either a Saturday or a Sunday every weekend.
Explore Here - Machine Learning Formats.
Do I need to know programming?
Since this program is designed for technology professionals looking to work hands-on with a range of machine learning techniques most valued by the industry, you should be comfortable with programming. This may be in any programming language and not necessarily in Python, but having experience in Python is an added plus. For candidates who do not know Python, we offer a free pre-program tutorial. Explore - Machine Learning Program Details.
What is the program architecture?

The blended format of the program consists of around 220 hours of active learning – nearly 120 hours of classroom sessions (one weekend a month) that include hands-on exploration of the tools and techniques and the rest a combination of online learning, practical lab assignments and projects.

The online format of the program consists of 50+ hours of online video content from top ML faculty along with 2 hours of online mentorship sessions with ML experts every weekend to clear queries and project assistance. Read More - Machine Learning Program Structure.

When does the program begin?
Where will the classes be conducted for the classroom format?
The Machine learning classes in Chennai will be held at the Great Learning campus with in the city. Apply Now - Machine Learning Course Demo.
Will the program certificate awarded by Great Lakes?
Yes. The Certificate for the Post-Graduate Program in Machine learning will be awarded by Great Lakes Executive Learning. View Here - Machine Learning Certificate.
Will Great Lakes faculty be teaching this course?
Yes. Classroom sessions are delivered by Great Lakes faculty in conjunction with technology specialists with decades of Advanced Analytics and Machine learning expertise. Industry stalwarts who apply machine learning tools and techniques everyday will contribute to your learning outcomes through industry sessions, case studies and project support. Explore more about Machine Learning faculty.
Will I have to spend extra on books, online learning material or license fee?
Absolutely not. Every essential material is covered in the program fee and accessible at any time during (and after completion of) the program. You are welcome to purchase additional material for your own reference on faculty recommendation. Download - Machine Learning Program Brochure.
Will the content be available after the course is completed?
Yes indeed. We believe that learning is continuous and hence all learning material – lecture notes, online content and supporting material – will be available through the online platform for one year after completion of the program. If you require extended access, please reach out to the program team. Contact Us For More Details.
How will I be evaluated during the course?
PG Machine Learning 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. Explore More Details Here.
Can my company sponsor me for this course?
We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. For more information, you can write to us at
Will there be placements at the end of the course?
The career support activities at Great Lakes’ post graduate program in Machine Learning begin with helping candidates prepare for advanced analytics and machine learning careers through sessions conducted by industry experts. We also provide our candidates and alumni with access to any opportunities that partner companies share with us. Explore Now - Great Learning Excelerate.
What is the admission process?
You are invited to apply using our online application form. Our admissions panel evaluates all applications and you will be invited to an interview (in-person, telephone or video) if you are shortlisted. Admissions occur on a rolling basis, so you are encouraged to apply early if you’re interested. Online Application Form.
How can I apply for this course?
If you are interested in the Program, you can apply through the online application form. If you need assistance, please write to us at
Online Application Form.
How will I get access to online labs?
Online access to the lab will be provided at the start of the program. You can get access to various tools and libraries using the lab environment. Click Here - Machine Learning Curriculum.
Will there be any Financial Assistance?
The Great Lakes PG Machine Learning Course has tie-ups with HDFC Credila, Avanse Education (DHFL Group), and Zest Money for providing education loans. Check Now - Admission and Fee Details.
What is a Capstone Project?
All the candidates will be analyzing a real world problem using a range of tools & techniques that they have learned in class. The candidates will be also given access to online Labs which will help them during the project. The duration of the project is 3-4 months. Explore - Capstone Projects and Hackathons.
Can I brush up on my programming before we start?
Yes, once admitted, you will receive a programming refresher (online) on Python. We strongly recommend that you complete these introductory online courses so that you are ready from day one of the program. Download Brochure.
Do candidates need to bring their own laptop?
The candidates are obliged to bring their own laptops; the technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrolment. Download Brochure.
What is the demand for Machine Learning in Chennai?
Chennai is one of the largest software exporters in the country. This city has around 1200 existing openings for various positions in the field of Machine learning. Machine Learning in Chennai has achieved unbelievable demand. Learn More.

The Trending Machine Learning course in Chennai

We are living in a world of humans as well as machines. Machines are much stronger than humans and the innovation of these machines led to the industrial revolution all over the world. The current rising technology Machine Learning which works on designing intelligent machines that react and perform various tasks like humans do without being specifically commanded is creating a revolution in this era.

The word Machine learning these days have been heard everywhere. Machine learning has attained extensive demand within a very short span. If you are striving to take up a career in machine learning and intending to take up a machine learning course, you must have a fundamental knowledge of machine learning.

In the 21st century, Machine learning has a profound impact on our lives. Machine learning is presumed to grow up to 300% in the coming two years.

Machine learning has got immense demand for the unbelievable benefits it offers. Before you study machine learning, learn about the multiple impacts of it.

The outstanding applications of Machine Learning Technology

Let us look into the various amazing advantages of machine learning which is influencing many industries to adopt this technology.

  1. Process and interpret huge volumes of data Consolidating machine learning into any business almost equals to having your assistant that can execute multiple functions in parallel.
  2. Help with administration decisions by analyzing data that succeeds in building up the most efficient team.
    The machine learning tools can support and streamline almost any job that you would designate.
    Converse with customers to determine customer service issues much more promptly than what a human can prepare.
  3. Study efficient algorithms to forecast future growth as it helps the organizations to analyze their employees and assist them to deliver a personalized experience.
  4. Machine learning helps in reaching out to the right client by suggesting the most suitable recommendations and the customized experiences turn out to sale and increase the economy.
  5. Help physicians diagnose patients and treat them better as Machine learning advances accuracy in the outcomes that it produces.
  6. Machine learning advances potency as it serves you several benefits such as maintaining files, schedules, updating information in time, etc allows you to focus on distinct elements.
  7. Machine learning results in inefficient decision making as it can foretell financial trends, data extraction, data analysis and many more.
  8. Machine learning has been practiced by the government to diminish fraud and lessen the error rate in formulating taxes.

As humans, we learn through the mistakes we do which help us grow in our lives. In the same way, even the machines are progressing daily. through which the efficiency has been rising. The results are growing better and the possibility of errors seems to be diminishing.

What are the various job roles offered in the rising field of machine learning?

There are many job roles offered to the ones that pursue the machine learning course. The list of these job roles is expected to increase even as the applications of the techniques of machine learning are growing day by day.
Below is the list of few job roles of machine learning technology.

  1. Machine Learning Engineer
  2. Data Architect
  3. Data Mining Specialists
  4. Cloud Architects
  5. Cyber Security Analysts
  6. BigQuery Engineer
  7. Clinical Intelligence Analyst
  8. Machine Learning Specialist
  9. Data Manager
  10. Advanced Analytics Engineer

Machine learning shortly is expected to replace many of the existing job roles. So, machine learning certification is a powerful medium that could help you obtain one of the best and reliable jobs in the country. So, taking up the best machine learning course today is the best thing you could do today.
The pay scale of these job roles varies from 3 lakh to 24 lakh considering various constraints. Machine learning is recognized as one of the fields that offer the highest paid jobs in the country. The average pay scale of a machine learning professional in India is determined as 8.7 lakh per year.

What are the highly desired prerequisites of taking up a machine learning training in Chennai?

If you are fervent about taking up a machine learning in Chennai, you must need to learn about the various prerequisites of this course. To learn machine learning, there are few discrete prerequisites which you need to know to comprehend the techniques of machine learning

  1. Knowledge of programming languages

    As machine learning is all about training the computer systems, it is crucial to have an understanding of various programming languages as programming languages are the only source of communication. Java, C++, R, Python, etc are a few important programming languages that are broadly used in machine learning. Java makes it easy for you to master other programming languages. At present, Python is a highly preferred programming language by most of the machine learning professionals.

  2. Mathematical skills

    Being a stranger to mathematics makes it difficult for you to master the machine learning course. A basic understanding of calculus, probability, statistics is very essential to learn the theories of machine learning.

  3. Data Engineering skills

    As machine learning requires a lot of work with massive data sets, hands-on experience on programs like big data, SQL, SAS, etc would offer to gain a better understanding of the theories of machine learning.

  4. Data Visualization skills

    Having a brief knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau, Datawrapper, FusionCharts, etc would be an excellent support for an effective presentation which is a major responsibility of a machine learning engineer.

The demand for Machine Learning in Chennai

Chennai is one of the major cities where the IT sector has huge demand. Chennai has evolved as one of the largest electronic hubs of South Asia as it has many of the top multinational companies located at its center. Chennai has been ranked as the most attractive Indian city for offshoring the It services according to A T Kearney's Indian City Services Attractiveness Index 2005. Chennai has got a huge demand for the emerging technology of machine learning. At present, there are around 1200+ openings for several positions in the machine learning field only in the city of Chennai which is also expected to grow rapidly in the next few years.
If you are a resident of this beautiful city and are aspiring a career breakthrough, ensure that you choose the best machine learning institute in Chennai and give your career an amazing breakthrough.