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PG Diploma in Data Science & Analytics

             Name of the Group: Data Science

Course Name: PG Diploma in Data Science & Analytics

Course Code: DS 500

Duration: 880 Hours, 24 Weeks (08 Hours per day)

Last Date of Registration: 17-10-2018

Display of Provisional Selection List: 18-10-2018

Payment of first installment fee: 19-10-02018

Counseling & Admission: 19-10-2018

Start Date: 22-10-2018

Preamble: Data Science refers to extraction of knowledge from large volumes of data that are structured or unstructured, which is continuation of data mining and predictive analytics. It involves different categories of analytical approaches for modeling various types of business scenarios and arriving at solution and strategies for optimal decision-making in marketing, finance, operations, organizational behavior and other managerial aspects. This new field of study breaks down into a number of different areas, from constructing big data infrastructure and configuring the various server tools that sit on top of the hardware, to performing the analysis and developing the right transformations to generate useful results.

Objective of the Course: The Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science & Analytics a unique 6 month (880 Hours) program offered by NIELIT Chennai is an excellent blend of knowledge and practice in the field of Data Science and its industrial applications. The program is targeted for creating qualified Data Science professionals. The Program also offers six weeks of hands-on real – life analytical projects for participants to get equipped with strong analytical and programming which makes them highly demanding and employable on completion of the program.

The objective of this program is to make Data Scientists and Data Analysts. There is a huge demand for resources skilled in Data Science. The MCKINSEY Global Institute has predicted that in forthcoming years by 2020, the world will face a shortage of  38-40 million highly skilled manpower with deep analytical skills that can leverage data analysis to make effective decisions for their organizations. So it is quite obvious that existing resources along with new candidates who are interested in perusing career in this field needs to be trained. Our objective is to create a pool of talent who can meet this demand. This course is meant to sensitize students for computational statistics applications and usage as well as provide hands-on experience with solving real world data science issues.

Outcome of the Course: On completion of the Course, the Participants will learn the concept of Data Analytics using open source statistical tools like R, Python and some very good visualization tools and techniques. They will be able to implement industry oriented Data Analytics Project.

Course Structure

This course contains total six modules. After completing the first five modules, the students have to do a 120 Hours project using any of the topics studied to earn the PG Diploma.

DS 500

Module Name

Duration

(in Hours)

DS 501

System Administration under Linux Operating System & Advance Shell Programming

120

DS 502

Data Analytics using R

120

DS 503

Data Storage Technique & Data Warehousing using MySQL

120

DS 504

Object Oriented Programming : Java & Python

200

DS 505

Big Data Technology using Hadoop and Spark

200

DS 506

Mini Project (Implementation of Data Analytics)

120

Total Duration

880

Course Fees

General Candidates: Course fee is Rs. 82,600/- (including GST)

[Fee: Rs.70, 000/- , GST: Rs. 12,600/- (18 % of Fee)]

SC/ST Candidates

Tuition Fees are waived for eligible SC/ST students under the reservation policy (SC: 15%, ST: 7.5% of total seats). However they are required to remit an amount of Rs. 7,000/- as advance caution/security deposit. This amount will be considered as caution/security deposit and will be refunded after successful completion of the course. If the student fails to complete the course successfully this amount along with any other caution/security deposits will be forfeited. Any other SC/ST candidates admitted over and above the reservation policy have to pay complete fee. 

Module wise Course Fee  

Modular admission is also possible for following modules. Participants should meet necessary eligibility criteria and pre-requisites.

DS 500

Module Name

Duration (in Hours)

Pre-requisite

Fee in Rs.

DS 501

System Administration under Linux Operating System & Shell Programming

120

NA

10,000+GST

( 11,800/-)

DS 502

Data Analytics using R

120

NA

14,000+GST

( 16,520/-)

DS 503

Data Storage Technique & Data Warehousing using MySQL

120

NA

12,000+GST

( 14,160/-)

DS 504

Object Oriented Programming : Java & Python

200

NA

22,000+GST

( 25,960/-)

DS 505

Big Data Technology using Hadoop and Spark

200

Good Knowledge of Java & Python

22,000+GST

(25,960/-)

Registration Fee (non-refundable)

SC/ST: Free

Others: Rs.1000/-.

However the above registration fee shall be refunded on few special cases as given below    

  • Course postponed and new date is not convenient for the student.  
  • Course canceled. 

Eligibility

  • BE/B.Tech/MCA/M.Sc/DOEACC B Level with Knowledge of Statistics and Computer Programming.
  • Candidates who have appeared in the final semester examination and awaiting results may also apply. However they have to submit proof of passing all semester examination/final degree at the time of completion of the course. Otherwise no certificate will be issued.
  • On the date of counseling/admission, the candidate must produce the original mark lists up to the last semester/year of examination.

Number of Seats   30 (Thirty)

How to Apply

Candidates are advised to apply online in our website http://reg.nielitchennai.edu.in. Payment towards non-refundable Registration and Course fee can be paid through any one of the following modes:

  • DD drawn from a nationalized bank (preferably SBI) in favour of “NIELIT Chennai” payable at Chennai.
  • Online transaction: Account No:  31185720641 Branch: Kottur (Chennai), IFS Code: SBIN0001669.
  • Pay through Nationalized Bank Debit Card (Service charges applicable)

Note: The Institute will not be responsible for any mistakes done by either the bank concerned or by the depositor while remitting the amount into our account.

Last date of Registration: 17th October, 2018

Registration Procedure

All interested candidates are required to fill the Registration form online with registration fees before 17th October, 2018 with all the necessary following documents.

  • Original and self-attested Copies of Proof of Age, Qualifications, etc.
  • One passport size photograph and one stamp size photograph for identity card.
  • Self-attested copy of Govt. issued photo ID card (AADHAR Identity proof must for SC/ST Candidates).
  • Self-attested copy of community certificate (if availing SC/ST fee concession)

Note: Working days are from Monday to Friday (9.00 am to 5.30 pm.)

Selection Criteria of candidates 

The selection to the course shall be based on the following criteria: 

Selection of candidates will be based on first come first serve basis and their marks in the qualifying examination subject to eligibility and availability of seats.

  • The first list of Provisionally Selected Candidates on the basis of entrance test will be intimated on 18-10-2018   by email only. In case of vacancy, an additional selection list will be prepared and the selection will be intimated by email only.
  • All selected candidates have to pay Rs 15,000/- on or before 19-10-2018 by direct payment into our account from any bank where core banking facility is available or through Demand draft. Selected candidates are requested to send the proof of remittance of fee as email to trng.chennai@nielit.gov.in.

Counseling/Admission: All candidates provisionally selected and paid the fees (full or first installment) will have to be present personally for counseling and admission on 19-10-2018 with all the necessary documents (originals and attested copies). Working days are from Monday to Friday. Admission timings are from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Spot Admission: Unfilled/vacant seats are filled through spot admission. Spot admission (if open) will close within 05 (five) days of Counseling/Admission of a particular course. On spot admission students should provide an undertaking saying that he/she is fully aware that he/she missed so much days of class and will not ask for extra classes or further extension of course.

Admission Procedure: Students who have been selected for test test/interview/counseling/admission are required to report to the Institute on the prescribed day by 9:30 hrs along with the following documents

Discontinuing the course

  • No fees (including the caution deposit) under any circumstances, shall be refunded in the event of a student discontinuing the course. No certificate shall be issued for the classes attended.
  • A student can however, be eligible for module certificates which he/she has successfully completed provided, he/she has paid the entire course fees. SC/ST candidates availing fee concession are eligible for module certificates only after completing the full course with required attendance.
  • SC/ST candidates availing fee concession discontinuing the course in between are eligible for modular certificates for the module for which they have successfully completed the course provided they pay the modular fee.

Course Timings: This program is a practical oriented one and hence there shall be more lab than theory classes. The classes and labs are from 9.30 am to 1:30 pm and Monday to Friday. 

Fee Payment

  • Total Fee: Rs. 82,600/- (Rupees Eighty Two Thousand Six hundred only including GST, Tuition Fee: Rs. 70,000/- GST: Rs. 12,600/-).
  • Payment Schedule : The Fee can be paid in one installment or in 5 installments as given below:

Installment No

Date

Amount (In Rs.)

1

19-10-2018

15,000/-

2

12-11-2018 to 16-11-2018

25,000/-

3

02-01-2019 to 04-01-2019

25,000/-

4

04-03-2019 to 08-03-2019

17,600/-

  • For Individual Module Complete Fee is to be paid at the time of admission.

Payment Mode

  • DD drawn from a nationalized bank (preferably SBI) in favour of “NIELIT Chennai” payable at Chennai.
  • Online transaction: Account No:  31185720641 Branch: Kottur (Chennai), IFS Code: SBIN0001669.
  • POS : Credit Card, Debit Card etc. accepted at Centre (Service charges applicable)

Note: The Institute will not be responsible for any mistakes done by either the bank concerned or by the depositor while remitting the amount into our account

Location and how to reach:  NIELIT Chennai is located at Gandhi Mandapam Raod, Kotturpuram, Chennai (Landmark: Opp. To Anna Centenary Library)

Address: National of Electronics and Information Technology

    ISTE Complex, No. 25, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai – 600025 

E-mail: trng.chennai@nielit.gov.in/Phone: 044-24421445

    Contact Person: Sanjeev Kumar Jha, Mobile: 7765803105

Course enquiries

Students can enquire about the various courses either on telephone or by personal contact between 9.15 A.M. to 5.15 P.M. (Lunch time 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm) Monday to Friday.

Placement: Placement assistance is provided to students who qualify our courses.

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration: 17-10-2018
  • Display of Provisional Selection List: 18-10-2018
  • Payment of first installment fee: 19-10-02018
  • Counseling & Admission: 19-10-2018
  • Start Date: 22-10-2018

Examination & Certification

  • Certification Body : Examination Section, NIELIT Chennai
  • PG Diploma Certificates will be issued after successful completion of all the modules including mini project. For getting PG Diploma certificate a candidate has to pass each module individually. At least 75 % marks are essential for appearing in examination. Each module consists of 100 Marks. Examination scheme for each module is as follows:

Examination

Theory

  • Mode: Online and Multiple Choice Question
  • Total Marks: 50
  • Number of Questions:50
  • Duration: 01 Hour
  • Negative Marking: 25%

Practical

  • Total Marks: 30
  • Number of Questions: 02
  • Duration: 01 Hour

Class Performance

  • Total Marks:10
  • Attendance:10    

Grading Scheme

Grade

Total Marks

S

85% and above.

A

75% – 84%

B

65% – 74%

C

55% – 64%

D

50% – 54%

Fail

< 50%

Final Grading as per above grading scheme will be given on the basis of total marks obtained in all modules. For last module (DS 506) grade will be given on the basis of project demonstration.

Course Contents:Please click here to see the Course Syllabus.

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