It’s not us but leading institutes in the world respect what we teach. As on date, across 4 Continents, 9 Different Master’s Programs and 2 Doctoral Programs accept PGP in Data Science as their First-Semester Curriculum.
It doesn’t end with institutes. More than 500 Companies year-on-year recruit INSOFE students as Data Scientists. This reputation amongst Academia and Industry is one of the unique strengths of INSOFE.
In addition, several industry bodies such as Analytics India Magazine, Analytics Vidhya, CIO.com recognized and awarded INSOFE’s Data Science Program, since 2011.
You could be a fresher or an experienced software professional desiring to learn advanced big data technologies to enhance your skills in NoSQL, Streaming Analytics, etc., this specialization is for you!
Using the Data Analytics, take a far more holistic view of the financial industry, analyze and forecast the market changes.
Study and understand the principles of Artificial Intelligence using advanced deep learning with an application focus on computer vision and NLP.
Industry 4.0 is all about disruptive technologies; AI, IoT, Blockchain, Big Data to name a few. Conventional Supply Chain (or Analog Supply Chain) reacts to demand and addresses it. This narrative changes with the Digital Supply Chain which leverages above mentioned disruptive technologies.
Apply your deep knowledge to transform the healthcare industry by leveraging data to help prevent and cure diseases and cut down the costs in the healthcare landscape.
Our career skill experts conduct monthly workshops on resume building.
These sessions are online and hence can be attended at the convenience
of the students. All students can register for mock interviews where
technology and HR experts conduct interviews.
Bootcamps and Mindcamps are two-week intense programming and personality development sessions conducted at all three INSOFE campuses (Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad) on a regular basis.
A typical day in a bootcamp would be 6-7 hours of hands-on programming focussed on either deep-dive into an ML algorithm or using these algorithms to participate in an online competition such as Kaggle. Coding session will be followed by 1-2 hours of mindcamp sessions (debates, discussions, role-playing, etc.) which will help students build essential professional skills needed in the industry to complement the technical skills learned in the bootcamp.
These bootcamp-mindcamp sessions will be roughly offered once every month at any one location. Please check the bootcamp-mindcamp calendar for upcoming sessions. The theme for every session may marginally vary and hence, specific schedule for the 2-weeks will be announced after registration.
Bootcamps and Mindcamps are designed primarily for refreshing your PGP curriculum through a complete hands-on approach, to inculcate in you a holistic approach towards problem-solving and to better prepare you for your job interviews. It will also encourage you to build your public profile and contribute to websites such as Kaggle, GitHub, StackOverflow, etc.
It is highly encouraged for all PGP students to attend after completing your course. If you are seeking career services from INSOFE, you may be REQUIRED to go through at least one bootcamp-mindcamp session depending on your performance in PGP.
We make it extremely easy for you to make this career defining investment.
With a real-time verification of the student data, INSOFE believes in rewarding students who demonstrate exceptional merit performance during the program. Hence it is important for the students to get recognized by employers and the social community exhibiting their technical understanding of various Data Science techniques/algorithms gained in the program.
INSOFE holds the right to validate the badge and allocate them to the deserved candidates at the end of each module within the INSOFE’s Smart Education Applications platform. And these badges are only awarded based on the performance of the students in the Conceptual Understanding Tests (CUTe).
Each student gets 6 opportunities to showcase their technical prowess mastered within the program and gain up to INR 60,000.What’s in the badge?
The following refund policy is binding on all applicants. If a student wishes to cancel his or her admission after paying the program fees, the following refund amounts and conditions apply:
|Payment Status||Refund Clause|
|Application Fee||Non - Refundable under any condition whatsoever|
|Admission fees||Non - Refundable under any condition whatsoever|
Cancellation ≥ 30 days prior to commencement of the classes: 80% of 1st Instalment amount
Cancellation < 29 days, but 14 days prior to commencement of the classes: 60% of 1st Instalment amount
Cancellation ≤ 14 days to 7 days prior to commencement of the classes: 10% of 1st Instalment amount
Cancellation ≤ 7 days prior to commencement of classes (including after commencement of classes): NIL
Fees paid are non-transferable.
Refunds, if any, will be processed within 30 working days.
In all the above cases involving course fee, the student can choose to postpone the admission to the next batch. In such a case, INSOFE reserves the right to postpone admission at the current fee structure at which the fee is paid or at the prevailing fee structure of the next batch. INSOFE's decision in such matters is final, binding and non-negotiable.
What is PGP in Data Science? Is it a Diploma/Master’s program?
It is a 6 months, classroom-based Postgraduate certificate program. The beautifully designed pedagogy has our world-class stellar network of mentors involved with the first half of the day, with their gripping and mesmerizing theoretical and conceptual sessions. The theory and handheld lab sessions bring into the picture straight from our consulting projects that provide an overview on applied learning. Our Data Science Team, who has 8-10 years of experience, will help students understand and execute problem solutions better in the industry.
Can I meet mentors on weekdays in case of any query?
Yes, by prior appointment only.
What is the role of Data Scientists at INSOFE?
Who will assist students in the lab sessions?
We have more than 30 highly specialized data scientists who handle our consulting and R&D on weekdays along with teaching and training during the PGP programs on weekends. Our Data Scientists are highly qualified and have a minimum of Masters as their highest qualification. They will provide extensive assistance to students and can be approached depending upon availability and importance of the situation. Their commitment and compassion compiling towards their work are simply outstanding.
What if I don’t clear the entrance exam, will I be given a second chance? How many attempts can I make with one registration?
You will be given a second chance which is going to be the last attempt. You could take a couple of days to brush up on your basics and retake the exam. Please note that you will not be eligible for the first phase of the scholarship if you retake the exam.
Whom should I contact, if I face any technical issues while writing the exam?
If you face any technical issues while taking the exam, INSOFE’s representative will always be available to support you.
What is the minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam? If I clear it and am not happy with my performance in the entrance exam, can I retake it?
There is no such qualifying mark. You would be assessed cumulatively in all the sections along with your profile.
No, you cannot retake it.
I’ve cleared the exam, but I wish to join in another batch. Is it possible? What is the validity of the exam result and application fee?
The application fee would be valid for a year from the date of enrolment, and the exam result is valid for six months. You could get into any batch, in that span of 1 year.
Will my attendance carry any weight in the evaluation of marks?
Yes, we expect you to have 85% & above.
Will INSOFE accept any corporate nomination?
Yes, we do accept corporate nominations.
What is the medium of payment? Can I make a cash payment?
We don’t accept cash or cash deposits. You can pay through Net Banking, Credit/ Debit card, NEFT/ RTGS, Cheque or you can use the payment gateway that is available on our website.
Am I still eligible for the 5% waiver, if I opt for the educational loan?
Yes, you are eligible.
Can I transfer/postpone my admission from Hyderabad to Bangalore or vice-versa post the commencement of the program
Yes, it is solely at the discretion of management and availability of seats, where location transfer comes into place.
Will INSOFE guarantee me a placement?
We don’t guarantee placements, but we assure that each student seeking for Career Services are shown opportunities.
How often do the companies visit INSOFE for recruitment?
We have companies recruitment drives happening every week.
Does INSOFE offer any professional development sessions
like grooming, resume critiques, etc.?
Yes, we have a dedicated Professional Development team who will assist students in this regard.
What makes INSOFE’s PGP in Data Science unique?
INSOFE’s PGP in Data Science Program is perhaps the oldest such program. From day one, we have been striving to bring the quality of the top US universities to Data Science education. Amongst Data Science institutes, INSOFE stands tall with its highly qualified faculty, career services and infrastructure. Our faculty holds PhDs and have worked for top research labs globally. Not just students, but top corporates like Microsoft, ADP, Deloitte, Flipkart, Target look up to INSOFE for their Data Science education and placement needs.
Tell me more about Data Science education?
INSOFE’s Data Science program is designed to create technical competency. It teaches advanced data science concepts like machine learning, deep learning, Data Science/Hadoop, optimization, natural language processing and computer vision etc. These skills make the candidates much more preferred over graduates of typical Data Science courses for organizations like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Deloitte, ADP.
Is it mandatory for PGP certification?
No. It is encouraged but not mandatory for certification.
Can I attend multiple bootcamps-mindcamps?
Yes, you can attend as many bootcamps and mindcamps as you want across the cities. You may be required to register separately for each one. However, we may restrict the admission if too many people subscribe to ensure that we give focused care. In such cases, people attending for the first time, needing mandatory career services are given priority.
When will bootcamp-mindcamp for my batch offered?
Bootcamp-Mindcamp sessions will not be offered per batch. There will be calendar published and you can register for one as per the calendar schedule and your own availability. In general, we do one bootcamp per city per quarter.
Do I have to pay to attend bootcamp-mindcamp sessions?
No. It is free for all PGP students.
Do I get a monetary benefit for attending these sessions?
No. There may be a prize for the best performer at the end of two weeks but you will not get paid to attend the sessions. This is an additional service being offered by INOSFE to better prepare for industry those students who need additional help. While all students will benefit from these sessions, our focus will remain on those who need additional support to gain expertise.
Under what circumstances, bootcamp-mindcamp will be mandatory for me?
If you are seeking career support and have not been able to perform to the desired level in the course, Career Services team may make it mandatory for you to attend a bootcamp-mindcamp to become industry-ready before they start showing opportunities to you.
Can I take this bootcamp-mindcamp remotely?
No. You will be required to be physically present in the bootcamp-mindcamp sessions full day (9-7 PM) for all the 10 days (2-weeks). We will offer these in our Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai locations.
What exactly is mindcamp?
Mindcamp sessions are daily 1-2 hour sessions for personality, confidence and resume building. These will be non-technical but heavily interactive sessions where everyone in the audience will be expected to participate. It is simply not sufficient to be strong technically in a subject like Data Science where your holistic thinking skills become as important to solve industry problems.
What do I get out of this bootcamp-mindcamp?
Knowledge refresher, hands-on coding, public visibility through popular profiles, confidence-building and resume writing sessions. This will collectively help you prepare for jobs. This will help you not only for getting a job initially, but also to grow in the career well.
Can I attend only the Bootcamp or only the Mindcamp?
No. All these sessions have various aspects integrated into each other. You have to attend all sessions.
If I miss one or two sessions due to unavoidable circumstances, will it disqualify me from getting Career Services?
Please understand that we are going the extra mile, only to help our students. We expect the students to reciprocate for their own benefit. If you miss one or two sessions, we may ask you to attend another bootcamp-mindcamp session again for 2 weeks, unless you have performed so well in the remaining time that we assess you are ready to face interviews. This will purely be our subjective assessment and no discussion on the decision will be entertained. Again, please note we are doing it for you and so, you must follow our rules and decisions, which we take only in your best interests.