• Next Cohort starts 7 Oct, 2022
  • Program Duration 11 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Joint Data Science certificate from Purdue University and Simplilearn.

IBM’s Industry Prowess

IBM’s Industry Prowess

Obtain IBM certificates for IBM courses and get access to masterclasses by IBM

Career Mentorship

Career Mentorship

Build your resume and prepare for interviews with valuable insights from industry experts

Hands-on Experience

Hands-on Experience

25+ industry-relevant projects from the likes of Amazon, Walmart, Uber, and Mercedes Benz.

FOR ENTERPRISE

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Fast-track Your Career

Simplilearn’s Career Assistance service has demonstrated strong performance by means of average salaries offered, the number of hiring companies participating, and the pace of job offer roll-outs.

Our Placement Stats

Maximum salary hike

150%

Average salary hike

70%

Hiring partners

2900+

Our Alumni In Top Companies

Career Growth Stories

  • I had a career gap of around 2 years, making it difficult to get a job. After completing Simplilearn’s Certificate Program in Data Science, I not only secured a job but was also offered a 50% salary hike. Completing this course has helped me fast-track my career in my field of interest and lifted my confidence.

    - Anand Jha
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  • Utkarsh Gupta

    Utkarsh Gupta

    Associate AnalystAssociate Analyst
  • Shamanth Kumar

    Shamanth Kumar

    Manager - Analytics and InsightsManager - Analytics and Insights
  • Ekta Sarogi

    Ekta Sarogi

    Technical Account ManagerTechnical Account Manager
  • Jayapal Sadasivan

    Jayapal Sadasivan

    Data Science EngineerData Science Engineer
  • Sanjog Dalvi

    Sanjog Dalvi

    Associate AnalystAssociate Analyst
  • Prasanna Prem

    Prasanna Prem

    Business Intelligence AnalystBusiness Intelligence Analyst
  • Shyam Unnithan

    Shyam Unnithan

    GM - Enterprise Data ManagementGM - Enterprise Data Management
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Data Science Certification Overview

The Post Graduate Program in Data Science teaches important, marketable skills like Python and Machine Learning. The Data Science certification in Chandigarh course provides hands-on labs and projects, making these concepts come alive. And you have our staff to advise and train you in this Data Science certification in Chandigarh course.

Key Features

  • Professional Certificate Program certificate and Purdue alumni association membership
  • 3 Capstone and 25+ Projects with industry data sets from Amazon, Uber, Walmart, Comcast, and many more
  • Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts
  • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions by IBM
  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • 8X higher engagement in live online classes by seasoned academics and industry professionals
Key Features
Professional Certificate Program certificate and Purdue alumni association membership
3 Capstone and 25+ Projects with industry data sets from Amazon, Uber, Walmart, Comcast, and many more
Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts
Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions by IBM
Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
8X higher engagement in live online classes by seasoned academics and industry professionals

Data Science Program Advantage

Data Science certification is an all-encompassing program in collaboration with Purdue University – leveraging Purdue's academic excellence in Data Science and Simplilearn's IBM partnership.

  • Purdue Certification

    Partnering with Purdue University

    • Receive a joint Purdue-Simplilearn certificate
    • Masterclasses by Purdue faculty
    • Purdue Alumni Association membership
  • IBM Certification

    Program in collaboration with IBM

    • Industry recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • Industry masterclasses conducted by IBM
    • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything (AMA) Sessions with IBM leadership

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

  • Hands-on, applied projects and online labs
  • Live virtual classrooms with self-paced online videos
  • 24/7 learning support and access to learner forums and community
  • Masterclasses from university faculty and top industry leaders
Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Data Science Certification Details

This certification program in Data Science has a comprehensive course curriculum from Purdue University with a specialization in the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Data Engineering.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Data Science certification program in partnership with Purdue University and explore everything about the domain. Kickstart your Data Science journey with the preparatory courses on Statistics and Programming.

  • Kickstart your learning of Python programming with this Data Science certification program and familiarize yourself with programming skills tastefully crafted by IBM.

  • Elevate your Python skills to the next level with this interactive Data Science certification program and establish your mastery of Data Science and analytics techniques using Python programming.

  • In this Data Science certification program, you will master Machine Learning techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning and hands-on modeling, rounding out your Data Science education.

  • This Data Science certification program covers Tableau Desktop 10 training that will help you gain various skills in the powerful platform, including building visualizations, organizing data, and designing dashboards.

  • At the end of the Data Science certification program, you'll culminate your new Data Science skills with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project bringing together every course into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

Electives:
  • Discover R Programming with this Data Science certification program. Learn how to write R code, utilize R data structures, and create your own functions.

  • The most in-demand open-source technology is R Programming. Learn how this programming language unlocks the power of Data Science with hands-on experience and real-world applications.

  • This Data Science certification program covers the fundamentals of Natural Language Processing using the most popular library; Python’s Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK).

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

  • Attend this online interactive industry master class to gain insights about Data Science advancements and AI techniques.

Skills Covered

  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Model building and fine tuning
  • Supervised and unsupervised learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Ensemble Learning

Tools Covered

NumPypandaspythonRSciPy

Industry Project

  • Project 1

    Transport Service Provider

    Uber wants to improve the accuracy of its fare prediction model. Help Uber by choosing the best data and AI technologies and building its next-generation model.

    Transport Service Provider
  • Project 2

    Automobile Manufacturing

    Mercedes-Benz wants to reduce the time it spends on the test bench. Faster testing will reduce a cars time to market. Build and optimize the ML algorithm to achieve this objective.

    Automobile Manufacturing
  • Project 3

    Ecommerce

    Amazon offers product recommendations based on customer activity and the buying habits of other shoppers. Help Amazon improve the recommendation engine for revenue per customer.

    Ecommerce
  • Project 4

    Retail

    Predict accurate sales for Walmart stores considering the impact of promotional markdown events. Check the impact of macroeconomic factors like CPI, unemployment rate on sales.

    Retail
  • Project 5

    Telecommunications

    Comcast wants to improve customer experience by identifying and acting on problem areas that lower customer satisfaction, and are seeking recommendations that can be implemented.

    Telecommunications

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

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Program Advisors and Trainers

Program Advisors

  • Patrick J. Wolfe

    Patrick J. Wolfe

    Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College of Science at Purdue University

    Patrick J. Wolfe, an award-winning researcher in the mathematical foundations of data science, is the Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College of Science at Purdue University and was named the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer in Data Science by the IEEE.

  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    CEO, Principal Analyst Intelligent World,Top10 AI-Data-IoT-Influencer

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.

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Program Trainers

  • Simon Travasoli

    Simon Travasoli

    25+ years of experience

    Senior Data Science Consultant at Citi Bank

  • Armando Galeana

    Armando Galeana

    20+ years of experience

    Founder and CEO, Ubhuru Technologies

  • Prashant Nair

    Prashant Nair

    20+ years of experience

    Solution Architect | Data Scientist

  • Nikhil Garg

    Nikhil Garg

    16 + years of experience

    Data Science Instructor

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Career Support

Simplilearn JobAssist Program

Simplilearn Job Assist program is an India Specific Offering in partnership with IIMJobs.The Program offers extended support to certified learners to land their dream jobs.
IIMJobs Pro-Membership of 6 months for free

IIMJobs Pro-Membership of 6 months for free

Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Interview preparation to help you land your dream job

Interview preparation to help you land your dream job

Career mentoring to help you achieve your career goals

Career mentoring to help you achieve your career goals

Join the Data Science industry

By 2021, IDC predicts Data Science and cognitive computing spending will reach $52.2 billion. Data Scientist is one of the hottest professions.

Job Icon28%

Annual Job Growth By 2026

Source: Market Research Rpt
Job Icon11.5 M

Expected New Jobs For Data Science By 2026

Source: US bureau of Labor
Job IconRs.4.5L -22L

 Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

The Data science certification program is designed for working individuals from various sectors. The variety of students enriches class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 41%Consulting - 20%Manufacturing - 8%Pharma & Healthcare - 8%BFSI - 8%Others - 15%
    Companies
     course learners from Citigroup, Chandigarh
     course learners from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chandigarh
     course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Chandigarh
     course learners from Abbott, Chandigarh
     course learners from Bosch, Chandigarh
     course learners from GE Aviation, Chandigarh
     course learners from Accenture, Chandigarh
     course learners from Ernst & Young, Chandigarh
     course learners from VMware, Chandigarh
     course learners from Amazon, Chandigarh
     course learners from Nvidia, Chandigarh
     course learners from Dell, Chandigarh
  • The class maintains an impressive diversity across work experience and roles
    Designation Breakup
    Associate - 21%Midlevel - 47%Senior-level - 24%Executive - 8%
    Total Years of Experience
    Less than 3 years - 16%3-5 years - 15%5-8 years - 11%8+ years - 58%
  • The class has learners with varied educational qualifications from excellent institutions
    Qualification
    Bachelors - 53%Masters - 29%Post Graduates - 3%Others - 15%
    Universities
     course learners from BITS Pilani, Chandigarh
     course learners from IIM Kozhikode, Chandigarh
     course learners from HULT International Business School, Chandigarh
     course learners from IIM Indore, Chandigarh
     course learners from IIT Bombay, Chandigarh
     course learners from University of Illinois at Chicago, Chandigarh
     course learners from McGill University, Chandigarh
     course learners from Oklahoma State University, Chandigarh
     course learners from IIT Roorkee, Chandigarh
     course learners from AIIMS, Chandigarh
     course learners from NITIE, Chandigarh
     course learners from Northern Illinois University, Chandigarh

Alumini Reviews

After working for 15+ years and understanding the rapid change in technology and the dynamic disruption in how data is handled, I realized it was time for me to upskill. While actively looking for Data Science courses, I came across the Certificate Program in Data Science from Simplilearn in partnership with Purdue University. Simplilearn gave me the option to upskill myself without impacting my day as a mother and my work.

PRIYA THOMAS

Associate Vice President, AnalyticsCredit Suisse

What other learners are saying

Admission Details

Application Process

Candidates can apply to this Data Science certification program in 3 steps. Selected candidates receive an offer of admission, which is accepted by admission fee payment.

STEP 1

Submit Application

Tell us about yourself and why you want to do a Data Science certification

STEP 2

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

STEP 3

Admission

Selected candidates can start the Data Science program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Data Science certification program, candidates should have:

2+ years of work experience preferred
A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
Basic understanding of programming concepts and mathematics

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Data Science program is ₹ 2,69,000 (Incl. taxes). This fee covers applicable program charges and the Purdue Alumni Association membership fee.

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

No Cost EMI

We have partnered with the following financing companies to provide competitive finance options at 0% interest rate with no hidden costs.

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Other Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Internet
    Banking
  • Credit/Debit
    Card
  • Standard
    EMI

₹ 2,69,000

(Incl. taxes)

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Program Benefits

  • Finish this Data Science certification program while working
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Purdue Alumni Association Membership from Purdue University
  • 28% annual growth in job openings
  • Active recruiters include Google, Microsoft, IBM and more

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      7 Oct, 2022

      09:00 IST

    • Regular Classes

      15 Oct, 2022 - 19 Mar, 2023

      09:00 - 13:00 IST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      14 Oct, 2022

      19:00 IST

    • Regular Classes

      29 Oct, 2022 - 19 Mar, 2023

      19:00 - 23:00 IST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Data Science Program FAQs

  • What is the ranking of Simplilearn's Data Science Certification Program?

    Simplilearn’s Data Science Certification Program has been ranked as the best program in India by Economic Times. Simplilearn has been titled the #1 Data Science Certification program, based on the following criteria, i.e., depth of curriculum, interactive hands-on learning, program recognition, and student experience.

  • What does Data Science entail?

    Data science studies large amounts of data using cutting-edge tools and methodologies to uncover hidden patterns, extract useful information, and make business choices.

  • What influence will Data Science have in 2022?

    Given the vast volumes of data created today, data science will continue to be essential for any company. As a result, both data and the need for Data Scientists will continue to increase.

  • Why is there a demand for Data Science Certification programs in Chandigarh?

    Data science has spread its wings across sectors and industries, including, healthcare, finance, retail, ecommerce and more, making it a lucrative field. And in order to grab the best opportunities in the field, a world-renowned certification (especially from a prestigious university) acts like a career catalyst.

  • What are the most common Data Science job roles?

    The most in-demand job of the twenty-first century is Data Scientist, and for all the right reasons: the opportunity, earning potential, demand, and more. Other Data Science career positions are in high order: Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Analyst, and Business Analyst.

  • What are the essential functions and responsibilities of a Data Scientist?

    A Data Scientist identifies the business issues that need to be answered and then develops and tests new algorithms for quicker and more accurate data analytics utilizing a range of technologies such as Tableau, Python, Hive, and others. A Data Scientist also collects, integrates, and analyses data to acquire insights and reduce data issues so that strategies and prediction models may be developed.

  • What is a Data Science Professional's earning potential?

    The field's potential is endless, and Data Science jobs provide many opportunities and high-paying incomes. Based on experience, region, and employer, India's typical Data Scientist compensation might range from Rs.1,000K to Rs.1,800K. (according to Glassdoor) The annual wage in the United States ranges from $113K to $150K

  • Is there any minimum education qualification required to apply for this Data Science certification program in Chandigarh?

    Yes, you are supposed to have a bachelor’s degree with an average of 50% (or higher) if you wish to enrol in this Data Science certification program in Chandigarh.

  • Will I become an alumni of Purdue University after completion of this Data Science certification program in Chandigarh?

    You will get a Purdue Alumni Association Membership.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh?

    For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh, you should have:

    • A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
    • Basic understanding of programming concepts and mathematics
    • Working Professionals with 2+ years of experience are preferred to apply for this program
       

  • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh?

    The admission process 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 should I expect from the Purdue Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program in Chandigarh, in collaboration with IBM, you will receive the following:

    • Purdue Post Graduate Program certification
    • Industry recognized certificates from IBM and Simplilearn
    • Purdue Alumni Association membership
    • Lifetime access to all (the core) of the e-learning content created by Simplilearn 
    • $1,200 worth of IBM Cloud credits for your personal use
    • Access to IBM Cloud platforms featuring IBM Watson and other cloud services

  • Is there any financial assistance available?

    To ensure that money is not a problem for individuals, we provide a variety of funding alternatives to make this Data Science certification program more affordable. Please see our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section for further information.

  • Will there be any materials to help you get started?

    You'll have access to a preparatory course once you pay the first installment of the Data Science certification program fee. Before attending the first class, you must complete the prescribed learning path. The tutorials will include 8-10 hours of video-based self-paced learning content.

  • What exactly is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a devoted group of subject matter experts who are here to help you pass the Data Science certification exam on your first try. From class onboarding through project mentorship and employment aid, they engage students proactively to ensure that the course route is followed and help you expand your learning opportunity.

  • What are the qualifications of the teachers, and how are they chosen?

    Our highly skilled Data Science professors are all industry specialists with years of expertise. Before they are qualified to train for us, they have undergone a thorough selection procedure that includes profile screening, technical Examination, and a training demo. We also ensure that only trainers with a high alumni rating stay on our staff.

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of the program in Chandigarh, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Program in Data Science certification by Purdue University. You will also get industry-recognized certificates from IBM and Simplilearn for the courses on the learning path after successful course completion.

  • What is the JobAssist program?

    Simplilearn’s JobAssist program is an India-specific offering in Partnership with IIMJobs.com to help you land your dream job. With the Job Assist program, we will offer extended support for the certified learners who are looking for a job switch or starting with their first job. Upon successful completion of the Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh, in partnership with Purdue University, you will be eligible to apply for this program and your details will be shared with IIMJobs. As a part of this program IIMJobs will offer the following exclusive programs:

    • IIMJobs Pro-Membership for 6 Months
    • Resume Building Assistance 
    • Career Mentoring 
    • Interview Preparation 
    • Career Fairs

  • What is the eligibility criteria to participate in the JobAssist program?

    To participate in the JobAssist program you need to:

    • Be a graduate (engineering or equivalent)
    • Complete our Data Science certification program in Chandigarh successfully and earn the certificate upon completion

  • Will the JobAssist program guarantee me a job?

    No, the JobAssist program is designed to help you in finding your dream job. It will maximize your potential and chances of landing a successful job. The final selection is always dependent on the recruiter.

  • Can I choose not to take this JobAssist program and get a discount?

    No, the JobAssist program is a supplementary offering that comes along with the Professional Certificate Program in Data Science. It will make your chances high to get hired by the top companies.

  • How can I get the certificate for the program?

    You will be qualified for the certificate if you meet the following minimum criteria. This certificate will attest to your abilities as a Data Science specialist.

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    Programming Refresher Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    Statistics Essential for Data Science Required
    Data Science with R Required
    1. 85% of online self-paced completion or attendance of 1 live virtual classroom,
    2. a score above 75% in the course-end assessment,
    3. and successful evaluation in at least 1 project
    Data Science with Python Required
    Machine Learning and Tableau Required
    Natural Language Processing Required
    Capstone Project Required Attendance of 1 live virtual classroom and successful completion of the capstone project

  • How will my doubts/questions be addressed in this online Data Science program?

    We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who can guide you as you apply for this Data Science certification in Chandigarh.

  • Will I be able to access the content after completion of the Data Science certification program?

    Yes, even after completing the Data Science certification program, you may access the course content.

  • How do I know if this Data Science certification program in Chandigarh is right for me?

    Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge is always a plus point. This Data Science certification program in Chandigarh is developed in partnership with Purdue University, a perfect blend of world-renowned curriculum and industry-aligned training, which makes this program just the right one for you!

  • I am not from a technical background. Can I still join this Data Science certification program?

    Yes, you can join the Data Science certification program in Chandigarh even if you do not belong to a technical background. However, having a basic knowledge of programming languages and mathematics will be beneficial.

  • Can I enroll in this Data Science certification program if I don't have any prior knowledge in Data Science?

    Yes, you can enroll in the Data Science certification program in Chandigarh even if you don’t have any prior knowledge in data science since this program will take you through the fundamentals to the top of the ladder, where you learn all the advanced critical data science skills.

  • My current role does not include exposure to data. Does it make sense for me to opt for this Data Science program?

    Data is ruling businesses around the world. The more data-driven you’re, the more beneficial it is for your organization. By taking insights from data, you can make meaningful decisions, plan strategies, and help your business achieve its goal faster. Enrolling in this extensive Data Science certification program in Chandigarh is definitely going to be an advantage, and nothing less.

  • Who can assist me if the online Data Science certification program is unavailable to me?

    Contact us by filling out the form on the right side of any Simplilearn page, utilizing the Live Chat option, or contacting help and support.

  • What does the 24/7 Support guarantee cover?

    We provide email, chat, and phone help around the clock. We have a dedicated staff that provides on-demand support through our community forum. Furthermore, you will have lifelong access to the discussion forum, even when your Data Science course is completed.

  • Can I obtain a refund if I wish to discontinue my enrollment?

    If required, you can easily cancel your enrollment. After deducting an administration charge, we will reimburse the program money. Please view our Refund Policy for more information.

  • * Disclaimer

    The Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Chandigarh is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    These Programs are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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