Programme Overview

Launched in 2019, the MSc Programme in Data Science at the Department of Data Science offers a unique blend of Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Statistics, and Biological Sciences. This program aims to equip students with interdisciplinary expertise to tackle complex data challenges across various domains.


Programme Objectives

  • Strong Methodological Foundations: Provide students with a solid grounding in decision sciences and statistical methodologies.
  • Versatile Training: Offer hands-on experience in data-centric research and analysis.
  • Programming Proficiency: Develop competency in multiple programming environments, including R, STATA, SAS, SPSS, Python, Hadoop, Spark, and SQL.

Course Curriculum



Two-year full-time programme with a semester -based curriculum?with a full semester dedicated to project/ thesis work and internship.?


Eligibility Criteria

Graduates with the following qualifications (with a minimum of 60% of marks or equivalent grade) from UGC Recognized Universities may apply for the MSc (Data Science) programme:

  • BSc. in Statistics, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • BE/B. Tech/BCA
  • Any other Graduation with a minimum of two years of learning of Mathematics or Statistics

Note: Programming knowledge is a prerequisite for admissions to this programme.


Selection Criteria

Selection of eligible candidates will be based on the merit of rank obtained in the entrance examination and/or personal interview. In the absence of entrance examination/interview, the merit of rank is prepared by using the grade obtained in Mathematics and/or Statistics and/or Computer Science in the qualifying examinations.

Placement Assistance

The Department of Data Science is dedicated to preparing students for successful careers as data scientists and researchers, enabling them to excel in both the corporate sector and academic institutions. Through strategic industry-academia collaborations, we offer comprehensive placement assistance to our students upon successful completion of the course.


How to Apply

Apply at?

Choose Stream: Data Science to apply for this programme.?

Click here for the Programme Brochure

Key Dates & Deadlines


Apr 22 24

Apr ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes