PG Diploma in Data Science (Full-time)

Diploma from Manipal Academy of Higher Education

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Your Journey to become a successful Data Scientist begins today!

Hands-on learning on R, Excel, Tableau, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Apache, Spark, Storm, etc.

11-month classroom session led by industry experts

Industry-relevant course curriculum, with applications in multiple domains taught by highly experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from academia, IT & Data Science industry



100% Placement Assistance with leading organisation on successful completion of the course


of Electives

Placement Assistance


Launch your career in data science by mastering Data Management & Visualization, Statistics, Machine Learning and Big Data

Industry Electives in different domains like Banking Analytics / Marketing Analytics

Become a 

Data Scientist

Comprehensive Curriculum

Receive 40 credits, recognized by Global Universities for Higher Education

 Loans available from

 Bank of Baroda, Axis

 Bank and Avanse

 Financial Services




Any Data Analyst or Software Developer aspiring to be a Data Scientist

Engineering or Non-Engineering aspirants wanting to become a Data Scientist

Managers from Analytical background and those who are leading a team of Analysts

Any professional from Business Analytics/ Business Intelligence background

Professionals wanting to build machine learning models, using distributed storage and distributed processing

Rohit Singh

Hear it directly from the learners on what they have to say about our program

“A nitro boost, would be an apt rendition for what this PGD in Data Science Program has been to my career skill sets, be it Analytical or presentation or extracting patterns/insights, consequently acting as a springboard for my career prospects.” 

“I am working as Technical Program Manager for 

PayPal Credit. PGDDS course from Manipal Global 

Academy is not only helping me to understand how 

credits to merchants and consumers are getting 

rejected/approved but also the algorithm behind them.”

Vijayalakshmi Kapoor


“I thank myself that I chose this program. Well balanced theory and applications, highly skilled faculties and a diverse set of students are what I appreciate most.”

“Manipal helped us change our career paths by bringing so many companies for campus recruitment. This course has given us a wide variety subject exposure which will definitely help each one of us in our career.”

Sushanth Raj

Meghashree Shridhar

“The program is designed with keeping in mind interest of both freshers and working professional. The right balance of theory, practical and hackathons makes the students industry ready.” 

Anurag Sindhu

Vishu Kasivelu

“This course has given us the platform to start a career in Data Science/Machine Learning. It has given me a baseline where to start with.”


If admitted, you will be required to attend classes (face to face) in Bangalore during weekdays (Monday - Friday) and select Saturdays. 

Freshers without prior experience and Working professionals on a sabbatical from their work can join the program.



Applicants should have the following minimum Academic qualifications:

1. B.E/B.Tech/BCA/B-Pharm graduates and/or ME/M.Tech/MCA/M-Pharm or Science Graduates (BSc. & MSc.) in Maths/Stats/Operations Research/ Physics/Economics/Computer Science/Information Technology or Commerce Graduates in Maths/Stats/Economics/Computer Science/ Information Technology.

2. Min 50% marks or equivalent in the qualifying examinations.



Applicants will be required to attempt and pass the Online Pre-Admission Test with sections on verbal, quantitative and analytical test.


  ii. The cut-off date for online application is 31st March 2018. Late fee                              will be applicable post this date


Batches start on 14th July 2018

Course fee






  i. Online Application can be purchased by paying Rs. 1000

Batch Start Date

(GST included)


Restricted Batch Size



Supplementary Online Training Program provided – “Python with Data Science”

Learning Mode 

Preparatory Courses


Limited Batch Size for Quality Interaction during lectures

Instructor led classroom sessions on weekdays complimented by seamless

assignments & case studies during after class hours

Choose your elective based on domain/industry interest - Banking / Marketing Analytics

Preparatory Courses on “Java Programming” and “Advanced Excel”

Communicate analytics problems, methods, and findings effectively orally, visually, and in writing


Perform data analysis, modelling, predictive analysis, and story-telling through data visualization which is crucial to business decision-making.


Apply the methods, tools and techniques to real-world problems by leveraging technologies such as R, Excel, SQL, NoSQL, Tableau, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Apache Spark and Storm, and other open source and proprietary products as well



Understand and use Big Data technologies as enablers to deploy enterprise information management and solve business problems


Help Companies make critical decisions through analysis, modelling, visualization, etc.


Mr Mallikarjuna 

Doddamane has been in
the education sector for 15 years across engineering 

and management areas. 

His is very passionate 

about Statistical 

Techniques and teaches

the same at Manipal ProLearn.

Dr Ramesh Babu has two decades of professional experience in various positions in Technology, Management, Consulting and Leadership in the IT industry. His functional 

areas include driving enterprise-wide capacity 

and capabilities programs.

Dr Ramesh Babu


Mr Mallikarjuna Doddamane

Dr Pulak Ghosh

Dr Gangaboraiah

Dr. Pulak Ghosh is the Professor of Decision Sciences and Information Systems at Indian Institute

of Management Bangalore. Dr Ghosh also serves as a senior fellow at Niti Aayog and in the Advisory group 

of Big data at the United Nations (UN) Global Pulse.

Dr Gangaboraiah has held several positions at the Department of Community Medicine.As a Visiting Professor, he has taught Research Methodology 

and Statistics in various Educational institutions across the country.

Dr Kumar B.V.

Mr Amit Choudhary

Dr Kumar is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of global experience

in leading technology evangelism, industry & academia collaboration, championing external 

vendor collaboration, and delivery management.  

Mr Amit Choudhary has 9 years 8 months of work experience in Manipal Global Education Service Pvt. Ltd. He has worked on various government projects like EGMM, UPSD, UDD etc where analytics was a part of project.

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