Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Statistics (PGDDSS) Autonomous Program Download Prospectus PDF  Apply Online

Data Science is an interdisciplinary field about scientific methods, processes and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms. This course equips learner with all the conceptual and technical skills required for the ultimate position in the analytics industry. The course introduces the learner to business analytics using the most in-demand analytics technologies like R and Python and teaches implementation of various data science concepts such as data exploration, visualisation, and hypothesis testing. Special focus has been placed on Machine Learning techniques used for regression, classification and clustering.

PG Diploma in Data Science and Statistics is designed for the people who wish to expand their proficiency in Data Science.

Career Opportunities:
Data Scientist, Statistics Consultants and Business Analyst etc.

  • Bachelor’s Degree holder / Graduate in any discipline from a recognised University with Maths as compulsory subject in XII std.
  • International / SAARC Graduates from a recognised / accredited University / Institution.
  • Students appearing for their final graduation exam may also apply, subject to completion of graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.
  • Prerequisites:
    Basic understanding of C/C++ Programming.

  • The duration of the program is one and half years.
  • The registration period is valid for two academic years.

Total Credit Points : 45

SEMESTER I :
Course Title
Basics of Statistics
Introduction to Data Science
Data Structures and Algorithms
Introduction to R Programming
SEMESTER II :
Course Title
Python Programming
Machine Learning with R and Python
Advanced Statistics with Data Analysis
Emerging Trends in Data Science


SEMESTER III :
Course Title
Case Study
Project

    Application Form Fees (Non-refundable):
  • For Indian Residents (General / Defence Personnel / Paramilitary / Police): Rs. 1000/-
  • International / SAARC: USD 100 OR Rs. 7,100/-

Program Fees: Students have two options of paying the fees as mentioned below:
A] Option 1 – One Time Payment:- Student has to pay the full course fees in one time payment, within 30 days from the date of admission

  • General: Rs. 35,000/-
  • Active Defence / Paramilitary / Police: Rs. 30,000/-
  • International : USD 1,500 or Rs. 1,06,500/-
  • SAARC : USD 850 or Rs. 60,350/-

B] Option 2 - Two-Installments: Student has to pay the course fees in two installments as follows:

Category 1st Installment - Pay within 15 days
from the date of admission
2nd Installment - Pay within 30 days from the
date of payment of 1st Installment
General Rs. 26,000/- Rs. 14,000/-
Active Defence/ Paramilitary / Police Rs. 23,000/- Rs. 12,000/-
International USD 1,200 or Rs. 85,200/- USD 600 or Rs. 42,600/-
SAARC USD 700 or Rs. 49,700/- USD 300 or Rs. 21,300/-

    Note: Participants are required to pay exam fees per exam per attempt separately. Exam Fee is not a part of Program Fee.

    Fee Payment Mode: Fees can be paid Online or by Demand Draft.
  • Payment via Online: this can be done through payment gateway.
  • Payment via DD: this can be submitted at SCDL Pune campus. The Demand Draft needs to be in favor of "The Director, SCDL, Pune" payable at Pune only.

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