Data Science and Data Analytics in India

Best Courses in India for Data Science & Analytics

Joining the rat race, to get to the data crumbs, Indian universities and various other institutes have begun their own flavor of Data Analytics/Data Science training, here in India. The future clearly has a cozy space for Data and its study fields – Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering (For the interested, here are some advanced insights on data science and related fields of Artificial Intelligence Vs Machine Learning Vs Data Science Vs Deep learning).

And that cozy space certainly has a well compensated, well in demand, position for the ones who know how to utilize the exceptionally large amount of data that the world is producing every second – the Data Scientists.
We have attempted to bring together a list of universities, and institutes, that are offering some form of certification or post graduate level training in Data Science. The tabulated list, below, is not in any order of ranking.

It is also not a comprehensive list for one of the following reasons making it nearly impossible to collate everything here – the field is often hidden as a specialization in other post graduate degrees, often there is no online information for some universities, sometimes there are way too many resources to handle in this single article and finally the fact that courses are being added every term.

However, this article is a good starting point to know where, in this vast sea of institutes, can you begin to formulate your search for a data mentor.

A word of caution is to find out the proper accreditation of the institutes before paying a ransom in degree money.


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List of Data Science and Data Analytics Courses in India

Here’s the not so comprehensive yet fulfilling list of data analytics courses in India.

Institute Data Science/Data Analytics Degree
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IITM-K) M.Sc. In Computer Science with Specialization in Data Analytics
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University

(collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services Limited)

M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics

School of Business

School of Data Science

School of Telecommunication

PGP in Data Science, Business Analytics and Big Data Curriculum
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore M.Tech. In Computational and Data Science


UpGrad in collaboration with IIIT Bangalore PG Diploma in Data Analytics
National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) PG Diploma in Data Science
International School of Engineering Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics and Optimization

Hyderabad and Bangalore

Shiv Nadar University PG Diploma in Business and Data Analytics Masters in Data Analytics
The Central University of Rajasthan

(collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services Limited)

M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics
St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)


(collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services Limited)

M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics
St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)


PG Diploma in Data Science
St. Joseph’s College in Bangalore

(collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services Limited)

M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics
Academy of Maritime Education and Training M.Sc in Data Science and Analytics
Bharathiar University Coimbatore M.Sc Data Analytics Programme
PSG College Coimbatore M.Sc Data Science Integrated
Ahmedabad University M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering

Data Science and Analytics Specialization

IIM Calcutta Advanced Programme in Data Sciences (APDS)
Joint collaboration of University of Mumbai, Department of Economics (Autonomous) and NISM Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science (PGCDS)
IIT Madras Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Data Sciences
IIT Hyderabad Executive M.Tech in Data Science
University of Hyderabad School of Computer and Information Sciences: Research in Data Warehousing and Mining, Machine Learning
IIT Kharagpur

in collaboration with IIM Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics


IIIT Delhi M.Tech (Computer Science) with Specialization in Data Engineering
University of Pune Interdisciplinary School of Scientific Computing

M.Sc in Scientific Computing for data mining from large Chemical and Biological databases

Jadavpur University PGD in Data Science & Industrial Applications
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) Short Term courses on Data Science
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) School of Computational and Integrative Sciences (SC&IS)

Research in Big Data Analytics


Hopefully these will serve your purpose before you are able to make the right move for your career in Data Science.

Good Luck!
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