Overview

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.

DBMS

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)

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

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,93,000 INR 1,59,300 INR 86,000
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 86,000
By 31st May, 2022 INR 95,600 INR 51,600
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 51,600
By 31st May, 2023 INR 63,600 INR 34,400
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 34,400
Total Fees: INR 2,93,000 INR 3,18,500 INR 3,44,000

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Mentor

Dr. Suparna Dhar

Associate Professor & In-Charge

NSHM’s Data Science programme is an effort to enable our students to contribute to the data-led future of the economy by way of continuous learning, advanced analysis, analytics and applications of data. With the advancement of Big Data and Machine Learning, use of Data Science has crept into our everyday life. Today, Data Science is being used across various industries, including business, healthcare, finance and education which further fuelled the requirement of skilled Data Scientists.

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