Executive PG Programme in Data Science IIITB Up Grad - Profcyma Career Solutions LLP

Executive PG Programme in Data Science

Kick-start your Data Science journey with India’s 1st Executive PGP from IIITB aligned to competency standards developed by NASSCOM in collaboration with industry and approved by Government. Start your journey today at INR 7,992 per month.





12 months

Recommended 12-15 hrs/week

Jun 30, 2021

Start Date


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EMI Options

Starts at Rs. 7,992/month*

About the Programme

Choose from 6 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 14 programming tools & languages & much more

6 Unique Specialisations

Choose from 6 specializations as per your background & career aspirations. Get an Executive PGP in Data Science from IIITB with a specialization.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers. Further your career with our 300+ hiring partners.

Student Support

Student support available 09 AM to 09 PM IST via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

Complimentary Python Programming Bootcamp

Designed for Working Professionals

14+ Programming Tools & Languages

India's 1st EPGP Aligned to SSC NASSCOM Competency Standards

One-on-One with Industry Mentors

No Cost EMI Option

Career Essential Soft Skills Program

IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status

60+ Industry Projects

360 Degree Career Support

Job Assistance with Top Firms

Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries

Top Skills You Will Learn

Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Big Data, Natural Language Processing

Job Opportunities

Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Decision Scientist

Who Is This Programme For?

Engineers, Marketing & Sales Professionals, Freshers, Domain Experts, Software & IT Professionals

Minimum Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

IIIT Bangalore

Executive PG Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIITB with a specialization in any of the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Engineering


  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIITB Alumni
  • Widely recognized and valued Executive PG Programme in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries

Joint Participation Certificate

India’s 1st EPGP Aligned to SSC

NASSCOM Competency Standards

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this joint participation certificate from upGrad and FutureSkills NASSCOM


  • India’s 1st Executive PGP aligned to competency standards developed by NASSCOM in collaboration with industry and approved by Government
  • Only Executive PGP ensuring Job readiness in the industry since Day 1


Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 6 specialisations as per your background and career aspirations

  • Tree Models + Boosting (Optional)
  • Model Selection & General ML Techniques
  • ML Lab I: Classification
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Advanced Regression – I
  • Advanced Regression – II and ML Lab II: Regression
  • Text Analytics & Processing + Text-
  • Based Predictive Modelling
  • Basic Visualisation using Tableau
  • Data Storytelling
  • Data Modelling
  • Advanced SQL – Week II
  • Algorithm Analysis + Recursion
  • Searching and Sorting (Divide and Conquer included)
  • Data Structures – Sets, Dictionaries,
  • Stacks, Queues
  • Python – OOPS
  • Python Weeklong Lab
  • Capstone Project
  • Tree Models
  • Model Selection & General ML Techniques
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Advanced Regression
  • Advanced Regression Assignment
  • Bagging and Boosting
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Telecom Churn Case Study
    Text Processing
  • Feature Extraction & modelling
  • Assignment – Natural Language Processing
  • Intro to DL
  • NLP Industrial Applications
  • Chatbot Case Study
  • Capstone Project
  • Tree Models
  • Model Selection & General ML Techniques
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Advanced Regression
  • Advanced Regression Assignment
  • Bagging and Boosting
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Telecom Churn Case Study
  • Introduction to Neural Networks
  • Neural Networks Assignment
    Convolutional Neural Networks –
  • Introduction and Industry Applications
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Gesture Recognition
  • Capstone Project
  • Tree Models
  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting Assignment
  • Model Selection & General ML Techniques
  • SQL Best Practices
  • Advanced Excel
  • Telecom Churn Case Study
  • Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
  • Structured Problem Solving Assignment
  • Operations Research
  • Data Storytelling
  • Operations Research Case Study
  • Capstone Project
  • Data Modelling
  • SQL Best Practices
  • SQL Assignment: IMDb Movies
    Advanced Excel
  • NoSQL Databases and Best Practices
  • Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
  • Hive and Querying
  • Hive Case Study
  • Visualisation using Tableau
  • Sports Analytics – IPL Visualisation Assignment
  • Visualization using PowerBI
  • Visualization using Plotly
  • Data Storytelling
  • Plotly Case Study
  • Capstone Project
  • Introduction to Big Data(Optional)
  • Introduction to Cloud and AWS Setup
  • Introduction to Hadoop and
  • MapReduce Programming
  • MapReduce Programming
  • Assignment (optional)
  • Data Management and Relational
  • Database Modelling
  • NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase and NoSQL Databases and
  • MongoDB(Optional)
  • Data Warehousing (Optional)
  • Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
  • Hive & Querying
  • Hive Assignment (optional)
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Introduction to Apache Spark
  • NYC Parking Assignment (Optional)
    Project: ETL Data Pipline
  • Optimising Spark for Large Scale Data Processing
  • Apache Flink(Optional)
    Real-Time Data Streaming with
  • Apache Kafka
    Real-Time Data Processing using
  • Spark Streaming
    Stock data Analysis Assignment (Optional)
  • Building Automated Data Pipelines with Airflow
  • Analytics using PySpark
    Classification Assignment (Optional)
  • Project: Real Time data processing
    Capstone Project

The upGrad Advantage

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Admission Process

Take the Online Eligibility Test

Complete your application to take the 17-minute online eligibility test with 11 questions to kick-start the admission process. The test is designed to assess your quantitative & logical aptitude ensuring you’re ready for the programme. 

Get Shortlisted & Receive your Offer Letter

Our Admissions Committee will review your test score & profile. Upon qualifying, an Offer Letter will be sent to you confirming your admission to the Executive PGP in Data Science.

Block your Seat & Begin the Prep Course

Block your seat with a payment of INR 25,000 to enroll into the programme. Begin with your Prep course and start your Data Science journey!

Programme Fee – Indian Residents

Rs. 2,99,000 (incl. taxes)
Starting at INR 7,992/month. No Cost EMI options available

Our Learners Work At

Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

Student Reviews

The Executive PGP-DS course from upGrad and IIIT Bangalore has been a boon for me and it has helped enhance my skills in Excel, SQL, R, etc.

Vibhor Srivastava

Deputy Manager, ICICI Bank

It doesn’t matter what your previous working background is, as everything is taught from the basics.

Rutuja Mowade

Analyst,, Nice

Group case studies really give a sense of teamwork, as it happens in regular classroom studies. It teaches us coordination and right attitude as a team player in meeting all the deadlines.

Anshu Srivastava

Research Assistant,, Nice

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Executive PGP in Data Science with upGrad?

The Executive PGP is an engaging yet rigorous 12-months online programme designed specifically for working professionals to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate entry into data science careers. The certification is awarded by IIIT Bangalore.

What should I expect from the Executive PGP in Data Science?

Expect to carry out several industry-relevant projects simulated as per the actual workplace, making you a skilled data science professional at par with leading industry standards.

What should I NOT expect from the Executive PGP in Data Science?

The program is NOT going to be easy. It will be requiring at least 12-15 hours of time commitment per week, applying new concepts, and executing industry-relevant projects.

Which topics are going to be covered as part of the programme?

The program is designed for working professionals looking for a transition or growth into the data domain. Considering the requirements of different data roles in the industry, the curriculum is divided into six tracks. The course will have a common curriculum running for approximately for the first 5-6 months that everyone will go through after which they have to do any of the 6 specializations and a capstone project, in the remaining 6-7 months. The topics that are going to be covered as a part of the common curriculum and each of the six specializations are as follows:

Common Curriculum: Basics of SQL, Python, Statistics and EDA, Basic Machine Learning Models

Data Science Generalist: Advanced Machine learning & Storytelling, Advanced Programming & Databases

Deep Learning Specialization: Advanced Machine Learning, Neural Networks

NLP Specialization: Advanced Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

Business Intelligence: Advanced SQL and NoSQL Databases, Storytelling with Advanced Visualization

Business Analytics: Advanced Machine Learning, Storytelling and Advanced Business Problem Solving

Data Engineering: Data Modelling and Data Warehousing, Building Data Pipelines, Data Streaming and Processing

What type of learning experience should I expect?

The content will be a mix of interactive lectures from industry leaders as well as world-renowned faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures or hangout sessions dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. Offline upGrad BaseCamps will also facilitate peer-to-peer interactions.

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