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Why Join this Program

IIT Kanpur Advantage

Live masterclasses by IIT Kanpur faculty and earn a certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur.

Exposure to latest AI trends

Live online classes on generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, ChatGPT, and more.

Hands-On Experience

Work on 25+ hands-on projects and get work-ready training on 20+ tools in our integrated labs.

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Resume-building and profile-highlighting support with valuable insights from industry experts.


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Data Science Course in India Overview

Our carefully curated curriculum includes crucial subjects like Python, machine learning, data visualization, generative AI, prompt engineering, and explainable AI. The training uses hands-on labs and industry-relevant projects to help you build job-ready skills. The program is designed to demystify data science and equip you with data science skills.

Key Features

  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes by industry experts

Data Science Course in India Advantage

This Professional Certificate in Data Science is an all-encompassing course offered by Simplilearn in collaboration with E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur. Join this program and master various skills to excel in your work. 

  • Program Certificate

    Program Benefits

    • E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur will issue your program certificate directly within 90 days of program completion.
    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty
    • Exposure to trending tools like ChatGPT, generative AI, prompt engineering and more

Data Science Course in India Details

This state-of-the-art data science course features modules designed to kickstart a successful career in data science. You'll also have the opportunity to explore cutting-edge AI topics such as generative AI, ChatGPT, GPT models, and explainable AI.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Professional Certificate in Data Science Course, explore everything about the curriculum and kickstart your data science journey through this introductory session.

  • The primary objective of this course is to help students develop a solid understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts, all the while fostering their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Upon completing this course, participants will possess the skills needed to assess data, make well-informed choices, and employ mathematical and statistical methods in real-world situations that pertain to their specific industries. This course marks the first stage of your program.

  • This course will provide you with fundamental Python skills that will serve as a vital cornerstone for your progression throughout the program.

  • Join this course to acquire the necessary knowledge for efficiently handling SQL databases and integrating them into your applications. Throughout the program, you'll grasp the basics of SQL statements, conditional statements, commands, joins, subqueries, and diverse functions, enabling you to effectively oversee your SQL database as it scales.

  • This course offers a comprehensive exploration of essential data science topics, including data preparation, model development, and evaluation. Participants will dive into important Python concepts such as strings, Lambda functions, and lists. Furthermore, they will develop expertise in critical tools like NumPy, linear algebra, and key statistical concepts, including measures of central tendency, data spread, skewness, covariance, and correlation.

  • This course provides a thorough examination of various machine learning categories and their real-world uses. Attendees will acquire knowledge of the machine learning workflow, encompassing supervised learning, regression models, and classification algorithms. Furthermore, the program addresses unsupervised learning, clustering methods, and ensemble modeling. Participants will also assess popular machine learning frameworks like TensorFlow and Keras.

  • This Tableau course to develop a thorough grasp of constructing captivating visual representations, efficiently structuring data, and crafting enlightening charts and dashboards that enhance the quality of business decision-making. In this program, you will delve into the realm of Data Visualization principles, gain expertise in crafting diverse combo charts and narratives, and become adept at manipulating filters, parameters, and sets.

  • The Data Science Capstone project presents a fantastic chance to put into practice the skills you've acquired during this program. With the support of dedicated mentors, you will confront a genuine industry-related data science challenge, spanning the entire spectrum from data handling and model construction to presenting business findings and insights. This project serves as the ultimate milestone in your learning expedition.

  • Attend an online interactive masterclass delivered by IIT Kanpur faculty and get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning.

  • This course, you will develop valuable data-driven decision-making abilities by mastering data analysis and statistics. Utilizing the ubiquitous office software, Excel, you will acquire the know-how to conduct advanced data analytics for making well-informed business choices.

  • This all-encompassing Power BI training course will equip you with the skills to harness the complete capabilities of Power BI for addressing business problems and optimizing operations efficiently. Over the duration of the course, you will become proficient in crafting dashboards derived from published reports, uncovering valuable insights through Quick Insights, and gaining practical expertise in various tasks performed with Microsoft Power BI, ranging from data acquisition to analysis.

  • This course offers an extensive exploration of generative AI models, with a particular emphasis on ChatGPT. Attendees will acquire a deep understanding of the core principles underlying generative AI, prompt formulation, explainable AI, conversational AI, as well as ChatGPT and other large-scale language models.

Skills Covered

  • Generative AI
  • Prompt Engineering
  • ChatGPT
  • Explainable AI
  • Conversational AI
  • Ensemble Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Visualization
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Model Building and Fine Tuning
  • Supervised and Unsupervised Learning

Tools Covered

ChatGPTDalle.2Mid-journeyMicrosoft ExcelNumPypythonRScikitLearnSciPyMatPlotlibpandastensorflowtableauSQL

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Sales Analysis

    Use Python to analyze a clothing company's fourth-quarter sales data across Australian states, helping the company make informed decisions for the upcoming year

  • Project 2

    Employee Performance Analysis

    Create ML models to understand factors influencing employee turnover. Use clustering, SMOTE techniques, and K-fold cross-validation to analyze performance and suggest strategies.

  • Project 3


    Amazon wants to improve its recommendation engine to offer better recommendations to its customers. Build and modify the ML algorithm to help increase their revenue per customer.

  • Project 4

    Classification of Songs

    Conduct exploratory data analysis and clustering to build a song recommendation system.

  • Project 5

    Interactive Sales Dashboard

    Create an interactive Tableau dashboard for an apparel company's sales department to facilitate ad-hoc analysis and reporting.

  • Project 6

    Crime Analysis with Tableau

    Design an intuitive Tableau dashboard to keep police and city officials updated on crime statistics.

  • Project 7

    Marketing Strategies with EDA

    Use exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing to help a marketing department build more effective customer acquisition strategies.

  • Project 8

    Ecommerce App with Python

    Develop an eCommerce app using Python and its libraries to categorize, add, or remove cart items and support various payment options.

  • Project 9

    Weather Prediction

    Develop a classification model using a decade's worth of rainfall data to predict weather patterns across Australia.

  • Project 10

    Credit Card Fraud Analysis

    Apply data science and machine learning techniques to identify fraudulent credit card transactions and protect customers from unauthorized purchases.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Professor Amey Karkare

    Professor Amey Karkare

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Professor Amey Karkare is the Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur. His areas of focus are applications of Program Analysis, Compiler Optimizations, Software Engineering, and Machine Learning to build software systems.


Batch Profile

The diversity of our cohorts brings intensity to classroom conversations and interactions. Our programs cater to learners from a wide range of sectors and experiences.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 32%BFSI - 19%Software Product - 13%Pharma & Healthcare - 11%Retail - 10%Others - 15%
    Ernst & Young
    Fidelity Investments
    Johnson and Johnson
    Nomura Holdings

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Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can join the program by paying the admission fee

Eligibility Criteria

For admission in this Professional Certificate in Data Science, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree with an average of 50 percent or higher marks
Prior knowledge or experience in programming and mathematics
Preferably 2+ years of formal work experience

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Program Benefits

  • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty
  • Program certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur
  • Gain insights into generative AI and advance your career
  • Top companies hiring include: Amazon, Google and more
  • Simplilearn Career Assistance after program completion

Data Science Course in India FAQs

  • Who is this Data Science course in India ideal for?

    Professionals eager to develop specialize in Data Science with the objective of:

    • Enhancing effectiveness in their current role

    • Transitioning to Data Science roles in their respective organizations

    • Seeking to advance their career in the industry

    • Giving shape to entrepreneurial aspirations

  • What should I expect from this Data Science course in India?

    As a part of this Professional Certificate in Data Science Program, you will receive the following

    • Program completion certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur

    • Masterclasses from distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty

    • 25+ hands-on projects from the likes of Amazon, Walmart, Uber, and many more

    • Seamless access to integrated labs

    • Capstone projects in 3 domains

    • Simplilearn’s Career Assistance helps you get noticed by top hiring companies

    • 8X higher interaction in live online classes by industry experts

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  • What are the qualifications criteria for this Data Science course in India?

    For admission to this Professional Certificate in Data Science course, candidates should have:

    • A bachelor's degree with an average of 50 percent or higher marks

    • Prior knowledge or experience in programming and mathematics

    • Preferably 2+ years of formal work experience

  • What is the admission process for the Data Science course in India?

    The admission process for this Professional Certificate in Data Science Program consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form

    • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application

    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and is accepted by the candidates by paying the program fee

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded the certificate of completion by E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur, along with industry-recognized certification from Simplilearn for courses in the learning path.

  • How long does it take to complete this program?

    The program could be completed according to your schedule but the anticipated time to complete the overall material of the program is 11 months.

  • Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

    Professional Certificate in Data Science Course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • I am not able to access the program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, and select the Live Chat link.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after the completion of your course.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you specialize in Data Science. They proactively engage with students to ensure adherence to the learning path—helping to enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and career assistance.

  • What is the refund policy for this program?

    In case you wish to cancel your enrollment and apply for a refund, you have to raise a refund request within 7 days of the first online live class held for the program whether attended by you or not. Your refund entitlement is void if you have either attended an Online Live Class or if you have received recordings for one or more live classes or if you have accessed more than 25% of the content of any e-learning course module or if you have downloaded any e-book. Notwithstanding the above, the booking fee paid by you towards securing your seat in the program shall be non-refundable under all circumstances. You have to raise requests for refund only with Simplilearn.

  • What is a Professional Certificate Course in Data Science?

    A Professional Certificate Course in Data Science is a comprehensive program designed to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the field of data science. By completing an IIT Course in Data Science, you can gain a competitive edge and enhance your career prospects.

  • What are the key learning outcomes of the course “Essentials of Generative AI, Prompt Engineering and ChatGPT”?

    This course will give you a holistic understanding of the essentials of generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, conversational AI, ChatGPT, and other LLMs.

    The key learning objectives of this course are: 

    • Understand the fundamentals of generative AI models, including the working principles and various types of generative AI models

    • Grasp the concept of explainable AI, recognize its significance, and identify different approaches to achieve explainability in AI systems

    • Apply effective prompt engineering techniques to improve the performance and control the behavior of generative AI models

    • Gain an understanding of ChatGPT, including its working mechanisms, notable features, and limitations

    • Identify and explore diverse applications and use cases for ChatGPT

    • Gain exposure to fine-tuning techniques to customize and optimize ChatGPT models 

    • Recognize the ethical challenges of generative AI models like ChatGPT to ensure responsible usage, mitigate bias, and prevent misuse 

    • Understand the potential of generative AI to revolutionize industries and explore prominent generative AI tools

    • Gain insights into the future of generative AI, its challenges, and the necessary steps to unlock its full potential

  • What key topics are covered in the course “Essentials of Generative AI, Prompt Engineering, and ChatGPT”?

    Some of the key topics covered in the “Essentials of Generative AI, Prompt Engineering and ChatGPT” course include: 

    • Generative AI and Its Landscape 

    • Explainable AI 

    • Conversational AI 

    • Prompt Engineering 

    • Designing and Generating Effective Prompts 

    • Large Language Models 

    • ChatGPT and its Applications

    • Fine-tuning ChatGPT 

    • Ethical Considerations in Generative AI Models 

    • Responsible Data Usage and Privacy 

    • The Future of Generative AI 

    • AI Technologies for Innovation

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