The program will build the foundation in mathematics and Statistics so that participants will be able to learn and apply the fundamental Mathematical techniques used for analytics and machine learning; and learn and appreciate the Staistical concepts that form the foundation of data science. To solve problems to new situations using Data Science and Analytics by employing the knowledge of statistics, data modeling, data mining, soft computing, and big data to store, process, analyze, describe, classify business data to discover patterns and insights, and build predictive machine learning models. Besides proposing alternative solutions to complex data science problems with the help of higher order intelligence-backed strategies for data collection, validation, organization, analysis and quantitative modeling to demonstrate discoveries from data analysis for medical, financial, and scientific applications for the benefit of business and sustainable development.

Programme Education Objective

  • PEO1: Established professional expertise for mathematical and statistical applications to solve complex decision problems with higher insights from data.
  • PEO2: Demonstrated discoveries in applied statistics and analytics in all areas of human-computer interaction for business, society, and sustainable development
  • PEO3: Pursued lifelong learning for innovative solutions and new applications for solving real world problems exhibiting values and ethics
  • PEO4: Attained higher knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitude both as an individual, and as member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings

Career Opportunities

  • Biostatistician
  • Statistical Epidemiologist
  • Data Scientist
  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Economic Statistician
  • Quantitative Analyst

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Mathematics & Statistics

Linear Algebra

Review of n-dimensional vector spaces, linear independence, bases, dimension, subspaces,matrix representations, transformations, matrix decomposition, and use in modeling.

Statistics & Probability

Understanding of the principles, and concepts for probability, limit, continuity, derivative and integrals. Making use of its various applications

Time Series Analysis

Gain understanding of time series, decomposition, smoothing techniques. Apply time series concepts for data analysis and forecasting. Making use of its various applications

Stochastic Process

Gain appreciation of stochastics processes, stationarity, brownian motion, Markov chain. Apply stochastic processes for data analysis.


Introduction to Programming Languages

Programming languages for analysis – R, Python, learn object oriented concepts, develop programs for machine learning models. Software tools for advanced analytics and programming – Tableau, SPSS, Hadoop, SAS.

Optimization Techniques and Soft Computing

Algorithm complexity and optimization, biology inspired methodologies such as genetics, evolution, ant’s behaviors, particles swarming, human nervous systems to solving computational problems.


Statistical Inference

Apply common statistical distributions, confidence intervals, parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing, p-values, and resampling techniques.

Predictive Modeling

Develop models to predict categorical and continuous outcomes, using such supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques such as neural networks, decision trees, logistic regression, support vector machines and Bayesian network models. Learn business analytics and big data.

Multivariate Analysis

Multivariate problems, dimension reduction techniques, assumpotions, regression and other techniques to analyze multivariate data.

Applications of Analytics

Applications of analytics in solving social, economis and industrial problems

Machine learning in solving social, economics and industrial problems. Demonstrate the applications in biostatistics, econometrics, supply chain, retail, marketing, and more.

Applications in Research

Research and development in machine learning, define and formulate research problems, perform literature review, acquire, preprocess, analyze data and make inferences.

Programme Type - PG

Duration - 2 Years

Fee Details

  • Kolkata
  • Durgapur

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 1,58,000 INR 1,01,100 INR 53,700
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 53,700
By 31st May, 2022 INR 67,400 INR 35,800
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 35,800
Total Fees: INR 1,58,000 INR 1,68,500 INR 1,79,000

Durgapur 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 83,000 INR 53,100 INR 28,200
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 28,200
By 31st May, 2022 INR 35,400 INR 18,800
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 18,800
Total Fees: INR 83,000 INR 88,500 INR 94,000

Download And Know More About The NSHM

Top Recruiters