Data science is an interdisciplinary field of scientific methods, processes, and systems adapted to extract knowledge or insights from data which is similar to data mining. With frameworks like Hadoop resolving the storage problem, the focus has shifted on how to deal with humungous amount of data.
Data science is a concoction of various knowledge areas like statistics, data analysis and techniques and theories from various fields like mathematics, statistics, information science, and computer science.
Here are the Top 10 Data Science Institutes in India:
1) Aegis School of Business:
This is one of the best institutes in India when it comes to Data Science and Data Analytics programs as this is the only PGP in Data Science program in India. Their Post-Graduate Program in Data Science is offered in association with IBM.
Courses are delivered in 3 modes:
- Full Time (Mumbai)
- Executive Weekend (Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore)
- Designed, delivered and certified jointly by Aegis and IBM
- Program delivered by IBM SMEs and best data scientists
- Exclusive Career Management Center that assists candidates in placement
2) Great Lakes Institute of Management:
The course is designed, delivered and endorsed by the leaders in technology and consulting solutions.
- Internationally recognized program with a joint certification from Great Lakes and Stuart School of Business, IIT, Chicago, USA.
- Blended learning in Weekend sessions
- Hands-on training on tools like Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Machine Learning techniques, Tableau and Gephi
- 7 hands-on projects
- Delivered over 1,500,000+ hours in analytics education
They offer top-end executive development program in Data Science using Excel and R. This is a 5-month weekend program.
- Get certified from XLRI
- Program designed entirely by XLRI
Based in Bangalore, their Data Science programs imbibes various data techniques using R and Python programming. It is a 70 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Training.
- 40% theory and 60% hands-on
- Trainers having more than 10+ years of experience
5) Jigsaw Academy
The academy offers in-depth curriculum on Data Science with SAS, R, Python and is awarded the “Best Academy For Certification IN SAS, R, AND Big Data -Brands Academy Award 2014”
- Trained over 40,000 students
- Covers all aspect of data science and machine learning in one program
- External collaboration with IBM, Microsoft, Adobe, Cognizant, Reliance, HCL, Genpact, Mahindra, Maersk, WNS, Citibank, Flipkart, Nokia etc
This training firm is lead by McKinsey, IIM, ISB and IIT alumni with extensive industry experience. Their Advance Big Data Science program has both online and a classroom option (available in Delhi-NCR and Bangalore only.)
- Delivered training to American Express, BlackRock, Cisco, EXL Services, Genpact, Jabong, Kotak, Snapdeal, Times Group, Tech-Mahindra and Indian Army.
- Trainers have experience with leading firms like McKinsey, Deloitte, Genpact, Fidelity and Facebook.
Based in Maharashtra, they are one of India’s top analytics training institutes, Edvancer is an IIM-IIT alumni venture.
Faculty has 5-10 years of experience
Placement network with top-notch companies
Based in Mumbai they have expanded their operation to cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Pune as well.
- Offer certification in association with Dun & Bradstreet
- Content includes data mining, predictive modelling/analytics, logistic regression, tools like R and Excel, etc
9) Ivy Pro School
Based in Kolkata they also have offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, and Pune where they offer classroom training and for rest of the locations, online training is available.
- Data Science with Machine Learning Program has been attended by 14,500+ students
- Industry partner of Genpact’s Risk Academy program in India and US, Capgemini, HSBC, PwC, ITC
- Dedicated Career Centre
- Partnered with IIFT Kolkata to organize an annual analytics hackathon
Based in Mumbai, these guys have a Pan India presence and operate in Southeast Asia, Africa, and UAE. Their Data Science Pro Degree program in collaboration with Genpact covers SAS, R, Python and Tableau over 5 semesters.
Educated over 20,000 individuals globally
Program endorsed by Genpact who reviews it periodically to ensure curriculum is timely and relevant