Master of Science
(Data Science)

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Programme Overview

The Master's degree programme in Data Science offered by Chandigarh University is a two-year online higher education programme. It has been uniquely positioned to provide you with theoretical knowledge and practical exposure to the fast- transforming field of Data Science.

The courses are designed to deliver in-depth and most-relevant skills in conventional areas of data engineering and analysis such as in businesses, finances, and industrial and scientific research, as well as in relatively newer areas such as in social data analysis, big data, and more. So, whether you want to be a data engineer who handles data in its most raw form, a data scientist who works with different types of data models, or a data analyst who derives and interprets new insights from data; this is the programme for you. Our subject matter experts and industry professionals will keep you engaged with their domain knowledge, relatable examples, simulations, and practical projects. This will guide you through the next two years and groom you into a well-trained data science professional. Are you ready to get started?

  • UGC-entitled degree programme
  • Earn a degree from NAAC A+ accredited university
  • Built-in Internship/Job opportunity with access to job portal with 300+ hiring partners
  • Cost-effective with EMI options and scholarships up to 100%

Minimum Eligibility

Candidate must have completed bachelor's degree in B.A./BCA/B.Sc. (Statistics or Mathematics or Computer Science) /B.E/B.Tech
OR
equivalent undergraduate degree with any one of the following subject Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics from a recognized Board/ University

Programme Fee

INR 120,000

Learners can pay by year or semester. Easy financing
options available.

  • Annual Payment: INR 60,000 * 2
    (Annual Payment * Duration in years) = INR 1,20,000
  • Semster Payment: INR 30,000 * 4
    (Semester Payment * Duration in sem) = INR 1,20,000
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Prof. Viraj Kumar Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
Description

Prof. Viraj Kumar is a highly experienced faculty with a teaching experience of more than 13 years. He is a visiting Professor at IISc Bangalore and the Chair of ACM India's Special Interest Group for CS Education (iSIGCSE). Viraj holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his primary research area is in Educational Technology with an emphasis on India-specific challenges and solutions. He has contributed to two task groups related to Educational Technology constituted by the Karnataka Knowledge Commission and served as a consultant to the committee to draft the National Education Policy (MHRD, Government of India). Viraj has co-chaired ACM India's annual COMPUTE conference on Computing Education since 2018.

Prof. Viraj Kumar Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.S. Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics, IIT Bombay
Description

Prof. Viraj Kumar is a highly experienced faculty with a teaching experience of more than 13 years. He is a visiting Professor at IISc Bangalore and the Chair of ACM India's Special Interest Group for CS Education (iSIGCSE). Viraj holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his primary research area is in Educational Technology with an emphasis on India-specific challenges and solutions. He has contributed to two task groups related to Educational Technology constituted by the Karnataka Knowledge Commission and served as a consultant to the committee to draft the National Education Policy (MHRD, Government of India). Viraj has co-chaired ACM India's annual COMPUTE conference on Computing Education since 2018.

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Syllabus

Learn more about why this degree can help you upskill for today’s professional environments, the subjects you will learn, course credits and much more.

Minimum Credit required for degree: 80

Subjects Credits
SQL Programming 4
Advanced Database Management Systems 4
Communication and Soft Skills 3
Python Programming 4
Applied Probability and Statistics 4

Subjects Credits
Calculus and Linear Algebra for Data Scientists 4
Deep Learning 4
Data Analysis and Visualization 4
Machine Learning 4
Advanced Machine Learning 4

Subjects Credits
Web Technologies 4
Optimization 4
Java Programming 3
Data Structures and Algorithms 5
Cloud Native Development 4
Minor Project (Software Dev) 2

Subjects Credits
Natural Language Processing 4
Data Engineering 4
Data Mining and Warehousing 4
Applied Business Analytics 4
Major Project 4

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Credits

30+

Live Sessions

60+

TA Sessions

12+

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Prof. Viraj Kumar Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Prof. Viraj Kumar is a highly experienced faculty with a teaching experience of more than 13 years. He is a visiting Professor at IISc Bangalore and the Chair of ACM India's Special Interest Group for CS Education (iSIGCSE).

Prof. Viraj Kumar Visiting Faculty - Department of Humanities & Social Science - NIT Warangal Member, Board of Studies, Central University of Hyderabad Ph.D, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.S. Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics, IIT Bombay
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Prof. Viraj Kumar is a highly experienced faculty with a teaching experience of more than 13 years. He is a visiting Professor at IISc Bangalore and the Chair of ACM India's Special Interest Group for CS Education (iSIGCSE). Viraj holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his primary research area is in Educational Technology with an emphasis on India-specific challenges and solutions. He has contributed to two task groups related to Educational Technology constituted by the Karnataka Knowledge Commission and served as a consultant to the committee to draft the National Education Policy (MHRD, Government of India). Viraj has co-chaired ACM India's annual COMPUTE conference on Computing Education since 2018.

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Prof. Medha Atre Ph.D. (Computer Science), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY USA
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Prof. Medha is an ex- Assistant Professor from IIT Kanpur, and is currently working as a consultant for her expertise in helping people build new technology ideas spanning across diverse domains, such as -- databases, analytics, machine learning, performance optimization, data security and privacy. She has completed her PhD in 2011 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has also worked as a Post Doctoral Researcher in University of Pennsylvania.

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Prof. Parteek Bhatia Ph.D. (Natural Language Processing), Thapar University
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Prof. Ram Rustagi Ph.D., IIT Delhi
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Behzad Ahmadi Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering: Communication and Signal Processing), New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Sajan Kedia M.Tech. (Computer Science), IIT BHU
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