This innovative B.Sc. in Data Science programme at NSHM will provide participants with an opportunity to get exposed to a broad range of subjects leading to a high-level of data science skills. The objective of this programme is to help the students develop into agile, skilled data scientists and become adept at working in variety of settings and able to meet the challenges and reap the rewards of interdisciplinary team work.

The broad areas in which the students will be able acquire their skills and knowledge are: Applied Statistics, Data Mining and Predictive Modelling Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and more. The pedagogy is will be extremely hands-on using real world case problems. NSHM has state-of-the-art infrastructure for high performance computing. The institute has collaborated with Analytics Society of India, Kolkata Chapter to provide guided analytics learning and certification. It is also association with national level analytics forums like Analytics India Magazine and Analytics Vidhya.

Programme Education Objective

  • Prepare the students with the knowledge and skills of programming with Python, SQL, information and computing environment, statistical methods, AL and ML, databases, big data analytics, and other business Intelligence tools and techniques for just-in-time decision-support as analyst, scientist, BI experts, security expert, data manager, researcher, etc. across all sectors of development all over the world.
  • Enable them to contribute to the data-led future of the economy by way of continuous learning, advanced analysis, analytics and applications with data in an ethical and socially responsible manner in cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary settings.

Career Opportunities

India is the second-highest country next to the US to have generated the demand to recruit about 50,000 Data Scientists for 2020 and 2021. After studying B.Sc in Data Science, students can join the industry in following roles:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Data Administrator
  • Business Analyst
  • Data / Analytics Manager
  • Business Intelligence Manager

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Computing Fundamentals

Foundation of Computer Science

fundamentals of computing, computing peripherials, data structure, web and internet.


management of data, databases and SQL programming

Statistical Methods

Statistics Theory

fundamentals of statistics and probability, statistical modelling and data analysis.

Time series

time series to forecast, smoothing techniques, time series as a stochastic process, spectral analysis of time series data.

Machine learning

Artificial Intelligence & Machine learning

design algorithms, artificial intelligence & machine learning techniques, AI/ML applications with business and scientific data.

Python Programming

Analyze and process data, build machine learning models with advanced Python programming language.

Advanced concepts in data science

Big Data Analytics

big data concepts, Hadoop ecosystem and build big data environment, apply machine learning in distributed big data environment.

Business Intelligence

techniques of faster reporting, analysis, planning, business decision support, improved data quality, operational efficiency, agile methods, user centricity and customer satisfaction.

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years (6 Semesters)

Minimum Eligibility - 10+2 passed with Science, Mathematics and English from a recognised board. Knowledge of Statistics is preferred.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata


Payment Date

One Time Payment Yearly Payment Payment Deadline Half-Yearly Payment
Admission Fee INR 50,000 INR 50,000 INR 50,000
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,67,300 INR 1,43,700 INR 78,200
on or before 30th Nov, 2023 INR 78,200
on or before 31st May, 2024 INR 86,300 INR 46,900
on or before 30th Nov, 2024 INR 46,900
on or before 31st May, 2025 INR 62,500 INR 31,300
on or before 30th Nov, 2025 INR 36,200
Total Fees: INR 3,17,300 INR 3,42,500 INR 3,67,700
Course Fee including Admission :

* The fees mentioned above are only for students from India.
Please contact the admission counselor for a detailed fee structure for International Students.

Download And Know More About The NSHM


Top Recruiters