PGP in Data Science with Distance Education - CCE-UPES
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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/- (Rs 57,500/- Per Module)
    - Self-Paced Rs 69,000/- (Rs 34,500/- Per Module)


  • 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



Our Alumni got placed in more than 50 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
0-5 Years Experience 5-10 Years Experience 10-15 Years Experience
Data Analyst, Data Science Developer, Business Analyst, Consultant, Customer Insight Data Science Architect, Machine Learning Engineer, Product Manager, Operations Manager, Marketing Manager Business or Marketing Head, Project Head, Principal Consultant, Data Solutions Head, Operations Head, Director Strategy or Commercial



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


10 Months Program Concepts on Software tools – R, Python, SQL & Tableau Capstone Project under faculty guidance for 12 weeks
150 hours of concepts + 150 hours of practical training Hands on learning practice on the tools Industry specializations
9 projects to work upon Solve case studies on tools Placement Assistance Program
Module 1
Introduction to Analytics and Data Science
Introduction to Business Analytics
Module 2
Basics of R, Data Handling and Statistics
Fundamentals of R
Data Visualization in R
Data Preparation and cleaning using R
Understanding the data using univariate statistics in R
Hypothesis testing and ANOVA in R to guide decision making
Module 3
Predictive Analytics in R
Correlation and Linear regression
Logistic regression
Techniques of customer segmentation
Time series forecasting techniques
Decision trees & Random Forests
Boosting Machines
Cross Validation & Parameter Tuning
Final Case Study
Module 4
Introduction to Machine Learning & Python
Introduction to Machine Learning in Python
Introduction to Python
Iterative Operations & Functions in Python
Data Summary; Numerical and Visual in Python
Data Handling in Python using NumPy & Pandas
Mathematical Concepts for Machine Learning
Module 5
Advanced Machine Learning
Generalised Linear Models in Python
Tree Models using Python
Boosting Algorithms using Python
Support Vector Machines (SVM), Naïve Bayes and KNN in Python
Unsupervised learning in Python
Neural Networks
Text Mining in Python
Ensemble Methods in Machine Learning
Module 6
Data Analysis in SQL
Introduction to SQL
SQL Data Types & Operators
Useful Operations in SQL
Aggregating Data in SQL
Writing Sub-Queries in SQL
Common function in SQL
Analytic Functions in SQL
Writing DML Statements
Writing DDL Statements
Using Constraints in SQL
SQL Joins
Views in SQL
Module 7
Domain Specialization
Logistics & Supply Chain


Program Delivery Schedule

  • It is a 10-months program
  • Live Classes on weekends. Sat and Sun – 3 hours each. Classes will cover detailed concepts and practical sessions
  • These classes will be conducted over 6-7 months
  • Followed by Capstone Project for 2 months
  • Last month will be industry specialization
  • Programs ends up with final assessment

Technical Skills you will learn

  • Math & Statistical Knowledge
  • Analytics concepts
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Data Visualization


Software Tools you will Master

Business Skills you will Learn

  • Drawing Businiss Insights
  • Presentation Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Business Decision Making

E-Learning Content Provided

Pre-recorded videos and other reading resources through our LMS

Student Support Services

24x7 Helpdesk: Just raise a ticket on any issue and get response almost on real-time except weekends.

Dedicated Program Managers to help you


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


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