IIM Calcutta - Advanced Programme in Data Sciences

“Advanced Course in Data Sciences from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM Calcutta)”

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Course Overview

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that strives to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured. Data science employs techniques and theories drawn from many fields within the broad areas of mathematics, statistics, operations research, information science, and computer science.

Demand for trained data scientists has witnessed a massive growth in recent years. Data analysis is not only essential but indispensable for meeting the challenges of making most efficient strategic as well as tactical decisions. Applications of data science take place in various domains such as government sector, agriculture, atmospheric sciences, infrastructure management, financial markets, e-commerce. The objective of this programme is to introduce participants to the different tools and techniques used for handling, managing, analyzing and interpreting data. The program will be hands-on with introduction to software such as XL-Miner, Tableau, SPSS, R, @Risk, Arena, Apache Spark, etc. The programme is suited for working professionals who would like to have a hands-on feel on working with data and making sense of it. Successful completion of the program will enable the participants to acquire a strong foundation for applying advanced quantitative and statistical tools to make most effective decisions driven by sound data analysis.

Key Benefits

  • Superior performance on the job, Exclusive focus on imparting relevant skills & Development of career.
  • Recognized Certification from the foremost B School in the country
  • Learning from the best faculty in India and Industry Experts
  • Case studies and simulations
  • Continue earning while you gain a high quality Certification and improve eligibility for better job profiles with a recognized certification

Mode of Delivery

This Program is delivered through Interactive Onsite Learning platform where LIVE and highly interactive Sessions are conducted in the Authorized Study Centres established across India.



Graduates (10+2+3) / Post Graduates in Science or Engineering with min. 50% marks [aggregate - considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE.

Experience Minimum

3 years of minimum work experience is required to apply

Experience Maximum


Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by IIM Calcutta on the basis of Academics, work experience and Statement of Purpose


Executive Certificate "Advanced Programme in Data Sciences" will be awarded by IIM Calcutta to students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

All successful candidates will be awarded with certificate of completion and ‘Executive Education Alumni Status from IIM Calcutta

Course Content

  • Understanding Data Science
  • Mathematics for Data Science
  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Data Management and Datawarehousing
  • Machine Learning with R
  • Data Interpretation, Visualization and Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Stochastic Process and Simulation
  • Decision Support Systems for Actionable Insights
  • Big Data Storage and Analytics
  • Advanced Topics in Data Science
  • Project in Data Science

Campus Component

On-campus sessions will be thrice during the course, a total of 10 Days. 

How it Work

  • Theory & Practical Inputs
  • Case study approach.
  • Assignments and E-Learning

IIM Calcutta will conduct examination and other evaluation methods required for certification. Successful completion of the programme will require a participant to (a) attend at least 66% in each of the courses and (b) obtain no more than two “Poor” grades in the whole programme

Application fees

INR 2,500 plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

Programme Fees: INR 3,60,000

Campus Module Fees: INR 80,000

Total Fees: INR 4,40,000 (Excluding application fees)


Total amount to be paid in 4 installments

Instalment Structure

September 15, 2020
December 15, 2020
April 15, 2021
July 15, 2021
Amount INR 90,000+24,000 (GST Extra) 1,10,000 (GST Extra) 80,000+32,000 (GST Extra) 80,000+24,000 (GST Extra

Technological Partner

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Last date to apply is August 15, 2020.


Wonderful Content and three campus content assures the practical approach and IIM C rigor in this program. IIM Calcutta never comprises quality, so you can expect lots of case studies, practical working and assignments in this course. Surely, one of the best courses of Data Science available in country at the moment for working professionals.  

Applications can be submitted Online. Application Link can be shared with candidates post profile confirmation by the concerned team.

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Course Duration

12 Months

Start - October 2020

Sunday 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM and Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


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