IISc Certification | Interactive Live Online Programme | Classes start in May 2021 | Final Round Applications Closing on Apr 18

Final Round Applications Closing on Apr 18

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3 Reasons Why This Programme is Unique

Learn from the leading faculty at IISc, India’s #1 NIRF ranked university

  • Designed by IISc’s Computational and Data Sciences Department
  • Taught by 7 Engineering and Management Sciences Faculty from IISc
  • Curated Industry Capstones, and option to Bring Your Own Project
  • 1:1 Mentoring by Industry and Academia Experts
  • 360° Learning on TalentSprint’s best-in-class Pracademic Platform

Demonstrate your expertise to get an edge in your career

  • Build compelling Data Stories to chronicle your learning journey
  • Strengthen your resume by showcasing your expertise through Data Stories

Reboot your career for the post-pandemic hyper-digital economy

  • Get ready for a new world where Data Science is transforming business and society at an unprecedented pace
  • Design, build and deploy solutions to take data-driven real-world decisions
  • Derive lifelong benefits from TalentSprint’s growing network of Data Scientists

Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine

Top Data Science Career Opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineers
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Data and Analytics Manager
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • And more

About the Programme

The Advanced Certification Programme in Computational Data Science enables working professionals to gain practical hands-on experience in solving real-life challenges. The programme will teach participants how to build powerful models to generate actionable insights, necessary for making data-driven decisions.

The 10 month programme will be taught by world class faculty from a global institution and supplemented with industry learnings. It offers a unique 5-step learning process of LIVE online faculty-led interactive sessions, capstone projects, mentorship, case studies and data stories to ensure fast-track learning.

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), with its expertise in multi-disciplinary science, is best positioned to offer the programme on Computational Data Science. Delivered in association with TalentSprint, this executive friendly programme is best suited for professionals who are willing to gain an in-depth understanding of the mechanics of working with data and identifying insights.

About Indian Institute of Science

  • India’s #1 University by NIRF (2016-20)
  • 2 Bharat Ratna Awardees
    (1954, 2014)
  • Times Higher Education
    #1 University in India (2020)
  • RUR World
    #62 (2020)
  • QS Global World
    Ranking #185 (2020)

IISc (Indian Institute of Science) tops among the oldest and the finest higher education institutes of India. It pursues excellence in research and education in several fields of Science and Engineering and is one of the first three publicly funded institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status. The alumni of IISc hold significant academic and industry positions around the globe. For more information visit https://www.iisc.ac.in.

The Advanced Programme in Computational Data Science will be delivered by IISc’s Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). CCE delivers courses suitably designed to meet the requirements of various target groups, eg: research & development (R&D) laboratories and industries, research scientists and engineers, to enable them to grow into competent managers of technology-intensive and data-driven organizations. For more information visit http://cce.iisc.ac.in.

Learn from Leaders

IISc faculty members are an impressive group bearing academic accreditation from premier institutions around the world

Ph.D. Computational Mathematics, OvGU Germany
Program Coordinator

Chairman, Department of Computational and Data Sciences, previously Postdoc at Imperial College London and WIAS Berlin. Research areas include Finite Element Analysis, Parallel Algorithms, Data-Driven Modeling, ML/NN for CFD.

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc, and previously a postdoctoral researcher at Sandia National Laboratories, USA. His research focuses on ML/AI for fluid mechanics, anomaly/extreme event detection, high performance scientific computing and combustion applications.

Ph.D. Computer Science, Indiana University, USA

Associate Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc, and previously a Research Faculty at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a Postdoc at Microsoft Research, San Francisco. His research explores abstractions, algorithms and applications on distributed systems. These span Cloud and Edge Computing, Big Data Platforms and Internet of Things (IoT).

PhD Applied Mathematics, TU Delft, Netherlands
BTech and MTech IIT Madras

Assistant Professor at the Department of Management Studies, IISc. Before joining IISc he worked as a Quantitative analyst at ING, Amsterdam. His research interests include quantitative finance, investment decisions related to energy and environmental sectors and Real options.

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering and Computation, MIT USA,
B.Tech and M.Tech, IIT Madras
Program Co-Coordinator

Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc. His research focuses on ML/AI for Environmental Forecasting, Data-Driven Routing of Autonomous Vehicles, Bayesian Learning and Data Assimilation, Uncertainty Quantification, and Computational Optimization.

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
B.Tech, NITK Surathkal, M.Tech, IISc Bangalore

Assistant Professor in Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc, and previously Research Faculty at the University of Michigan. Research interests include algorithms for quantum-mechanical material modelling at extreme-scale, ML/AI frameworks for accelerating materials-physics simulations, Multi-scale modeling. Lead developer of 2019 Gordon-Bell prize finalist code DFT-FE.

Ph.D. TU Delft, Netherlands

Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, IISc. His research areas include ML, AI, and statistical inference for Data and Network Sciences.



  • Computational Data Science in Practice
  • Mathematics of Data Science
  • Data
  • Machine
  • Neural
  • Business

Capstone Projects (Option to Bring Your Own Project)

  • Computer vision recognition app
  • Computer data network security
  • Games and games technology
  • Data mining system processor
  • Business analytics simulation and forecasting
  • Optimizing web views through analysis of analytics data
  • Improving employee retention through analysis of data
  • System for predicting stock prices
  • Analysis of
    health records
  • Prediction of disease outbreaks

Case Studies

Analyse how industry uses computational data science through real-world use cases

Data Stories

Showcase your data science journey in the programme through various experiments, projects and hackathons in a compelling manner.


Interactive Online Classes

  • Faculty-led Interactive Sessions
  • Convenient Schedule
  • Direct to Device

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Classes start in May 2021

1 Campus Visit of 3 Days
Dates will be decided keeping the safety of participants in mind. Fees will be based on actuals.

What should you expect from this Programme?

  • LearnLearn from Leading IISc Faculty
  • ReinforceReinforce Learning by Applying Concepts
  • NetworkNetwork with Current and Future Data Science Practitioners
  • EarnEarn Executive Programme Certificate from IISc

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    Build a compelling professional profile with a DeepTech edge
  • kaggle logo Priority Career Access
    Get priority access to career opportunities in the industry
  • kaggle logo Elite Community
    Become a member of an exclusive community of DeepTech experts
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    Boost your startup ideas with professional mentorship

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Education: Bachelors (four years or equivalent) or Masters in Science/Engineering/Management

Work Experience: Minimum 1 Year

Coding Experience: Programming Knowledge Required

Note: Exceptional engineering students and engineering graduates may apply for special selection on a case to case basis.

Enrolment Process

  • Application

    Apply for

  • Block Your Seat


  • Enrollment


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The selection for the programme will be done by IISc and is strictly based on the education, work experience, and motivation of the participants.

Cohort 1 Participant Profile

  • 85+Companies

  • 75%Large Companies

  • 18+Sectors

  • 20%Women

  • 12Years Average
    Work Experience

  • 32Years Highest
    Work Experience

    Job Profile

  • 15% Leaders

  • 26%Managers

  • 22%Analysts

  • 38%Developers

From Diverse Job Roles

Application Development Senior Analyst
Application Development Team Lead
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Manager
Assistant Professor
Assistant System Engineer
Associate Engineer
Associate Partner
Associate Software Developer
Business Intelligence Analyst
Data Analyst
Data And Machine Learning Engineer
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
Design Engineer
Digital Marketing Strategist Data Analyst
Digital System Architect
Engineering Head
Engineering Programme Manager
General Manager
Group Manager
Head of Marketing & Product Development
IOT Architect
Lead Analyst
Lead Engineer
Php Developer
Principal Process Engineer
Production Specialist
Project Engineer
Project Manager
Research Assistant
Salesforce Developer
Senior Associate
Senior Consultant
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Executive
Senior Financial Associate
Senior Manager
Senior Manager R&D
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Staff Engineer
Senior tech Lead
Senior Technical Leader
Software Engineer
Solution Architech
Sr Application Development Group Manager
Sr Business Analyst
Sr Executive GRC
Staff Data Engineer
System Engineer
Tech Arch Science Manager
Tech Architect
Technical Director
Technical Lead
Technical Specialist
Technical Writer
Technology Analyst
Vice President

From Top Organizations

Bank Of America
Bharat Electronics
BT Group
Club Mahindra Holidays
Dassault Systems
DBS Bank
Deutsche Bank
Dr. Reddys Laboratories
DXC Technology
Fidelity Investments
JPMorgan Chase
KPIT Technologies
McDermott International
Micromax Informatics
Nielsen Holdings
NTT Data
Reliance Digital
Renault Nissan Technology
Schneider Electric
Shell India
State Bank of India
Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery
Wells Fargo

From Across Indian Cities and International Locations

Hong Kong

Find out why professionals want to join the programme

"I have architected solutions across enterprise applications and transformed process and data models to bring valuable business outcomes. This programme will help me level up my existing capabilities and streamline the firm's operations in a much better way."

"I am looking forward to applying Data Science expertise in developing marketing models that analyze big datasets to measure consumer's product preferences and use it to determine future sales."

"I believe this programme is a perfect headstart towards my goal of becoming a Data Scientist."

"I wish to apply my Data Science expertise in Supply Chain operations and later in other fields."

"The programme covers a section, 'Data Stories' which aligns with my learning needs. Further, this programme allows me to learn and grow as a 'Data & Analytics Manager'."

"This programme will enable me to apply Data Science knowledge in areas like Material Screening, Process Improvement and Closed Loop Manufacturing."

"The use of Data Science in banking is increasing day by day. I wish to be well-informed and be at the forefront of its implementation in my organization."

"I want to leverage my AI/ML knowledge and use it to innovate in the areas of imaging and video platform. It is going to pave a new direction for my career."

"The programme will train me in different methods of statistical analysis, and programming knowledge needed to continue with my goal to provide research for companies."

Note: These are edited versions based on the details submitted by various programme applicants.


Details Domestic Participants International Participants
Programme Fee ₹4,00,000 $6,500
12-month interest-free EMI
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