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PGP in Data Science

It’s a 10-month Online Program for professionals who wish to move to Data Science as a career option.

•  Live Weekend classes from top faculties and Data Scientist
•  Comprehensive program in Data Science that covers the    Popular software tools, statistical & mathematical concepts    and business aspects
•  On program completion you become an in demand Certified Data Science Professional with huge job opportunities.
•  The program focusses on data science techniques including predictive modelling & machine learning
•  Master tools like SQL, R, Python and Tableau tools to solve business problems


  • Eligibility :
    Any graduate with a Programming knowledge
  • Duration :
    150 Hours Of Learning ,assignments & projects. 70 % as practical hands on
  • Program Fee:
    - For Live Online: Rs. 1,15,000/- or USD 1900
    - Self-Paced INR 78,500/- or USD 1300


  • Get placed with salary hike 40-80%
  • Work for best of IT, Analytics, Consulting, Marketing, Banks etc.
  • Master latest software tools – R, Python, SQL and Tableau
  • Become a certified Data Science Professional



Companies –

  • Accenture
  • Microsoft
  • Deliotte
  • PwC
  • Capgemini
  • eClerX
  • GE
  • HP
  • EY
  • TCS
  • L&T
  • AON
  • Cognizant
  • HDFC Bank
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Tiger Analytics
  • Fractal Analytics
  • & more


All Industries

  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Data Scientist / Engineer
  • Principal Consultant
  • Commercial / Project Manager
  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Financial Risk Manager
  • Equity Analyst



This program is delivered and co-certified by UPES, a top university known for domain specializations and an academic partner with deep expertise in Data Science.

Highly advanced data science program taught by best of industry experts to make you an exceptional Data Science professional for corporates both in India and Abroad


  • Professionals working in IT, Tech companies with multiple profile who wish to build career in Data Science
  • Fresh BTECH, MBA or Graduates with programming skills and looking for 1st Job or enter Analytics career
  • Professional from Marketing, FinTech, Logistics, BPO. Operations job aspiring to career growth


Introduction to Business Analytics and Analytics in R
Introduction to Analytics
Fundamentals of R
Basic Statistics in R
Data Cleaning & Visualization in R
Linear Regression in R
Logistic Regression in R
Segmentation for marketing analytics in R

Machine Learning using Python
Boosting Algorithms in Python
SVM and KNN in Python
Unsupervised learning in Python
Neural Networks in Python
Text Mining in Python
Ensemble Methods in Python & Bokeh
Predictive Analytics in R & Solve Real Life Case Study
Time series forecasting in R
Decision Trees in R
Random Forest & XGBoost in R
Solving an actual business problem through analytics

Data Analysis in SQL
Introduction to SQL
SQL data types & operators
Useful operations in SQL
Aggregating Data in SQL
Functions and sub-queries in SQL
DML and DDL statements in SQL
Joins and views in SQL
Introduction to Data Science and Basics of Python
Introduction to Data Science
Fundamentals of Python
Data summary & visualization in Python
Data Handling in Python using NumPy & Pandas
Basics of Machine Learning
Generalised Linear Models in Python
Tree Models using Python

Capstone Project & Assignment
150 hours of assignments and project
Real life data would be provided
Complete project under faculty guidance

Industry Specializations
Do specializations in any of following industry segment thru case studies
E-commerce, BFSI, Energy, Aviation and Logistics


With real-life examples, the program demonstrates how data science can improve corporate decision-making and performance and advance your career goals.

Program Delivery Schedule

  • It is a 10-months program.
  • On enrolment each student would be provided with access to our LMS for e-Learning content.
  • Classes will be conducted on weekends (every Saturday and Sunday).
  • Each class would be of 3 hours duration.
  • You would also get access to pre-recorded videos, quizzes and other reading resources.
  • At the end, there would be a capstone project.

Program Delivery Methodology

It would be a blended learning program including synchronous and asynchronous components. The program would include:

  • Self-paced learning (including pre-recorded videos and other reading resources) through LMS
  • Live webinars
  • Capstone project

Program will be delivered by a pool of highly-skilled faculties and industry experts.

Student Support Services

  • Dedicated Program Managers: You would have a single point of contact – your Program Manager, to answer all your queries (through call or mail). All queries will be responded within 24 hours.
24x7 Helpdesk: Just raise a ticket on any issue and get response almost on real-time except weekends. We encourage students to use this facility.


The program is delivered by well-experienced faculty and industry experts having deep expertise in Data Science.

  • Dr. Kingshuk Srivastava
    Ph.D in Computer Science Engineering
    Field of research - AI, Data Science and NoSQL databases
    Assistant Professor - School of Computer Science – UPES
  • Mr. Lalit Sachan
    B.Tech. - IIT Kanpur and Masters from Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
    Co-Founder & Head - Data Science, Edvancer
  • Mr. Renold Devaraj
    BE - Anna University, MBA from NIT Trichy.
    Data Scientist - Dell
  • Mr. Abhishek Nagarjuna
    Sr. AI Scientist - Course5i
  • Mr. Utsab Chakraborty
    B.Tech from Kalyani Government Engineering College , PGDM from XLRI
    Manager - Customer & Marketing Analytics – Flipkart


  • Any graduate with any programming language knowledge
  • Both Freshers and Professionals are encouraged
  • Min 50% marks in Graduation


  • For Live Online: Rs. 1,15,000
  • Self-Paced: Rs. 78,500


On successful completion of the program, the students would be awarded:

  • PGP in Data Science from UPES and Certificate of Excellence in Data Science from Edvancer

Success Story

“Got a great job as Sr. Analyst with 75% pay hike post this course”

Ashish Kumar

Sr. Analyst - Tiger Analytics, B.Tech, IIT Madras


Conceived in 2003 UPES is amongst the best-known University in India and first in Asia to offer domain focused programs in Energy, HSE, Project Management, Aviation. Logistics, IT and others. It has undisputed leadership in these domain areas and has emerged as a preferred Centre for talent for best of corporates. The Centre for Continuing Education offers management programs and executive education to working professionals and students through distance learning mode. It is known for excellence in academic delivery, learning outcomes and supporting great career opportunities post completion of programs. Join the excellent peer group of over 12,000 global students from across the sectors and domains as well as professionals, self-employed, Govt. officials, policy planners and more on the pathway to progress.

Recognition of UPES

  • UPES is recognized by UGC and accredited by NAAC
  • Member of Association of Indian Universities
  • Member of International Association of Universities
  • QS 5 Star Rated University