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Vijaybhoomi

PhD

in Data Science

A PhD that prepares you for the industry
and not just academia


Admissions are in Progress
Batch Start: November 2021

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Minimum 2 Publication Opportunities
Develop Academic and Industry Research Thesis
Fully Funded 4-Year PhD
Sponsored International Conference Presentation

 

Program Overview

The PhD in Data Science offered by INSOFE School of Data Science at Vijaybhoomi University is a 4-year residential program designed for individuals with a background in master's in engineering, sciences, or business disciplines. The program is aimed for individuals who wish to attain a career transformation and pursue industry work upon graduation.

This fully funded PhD will require students to work under the expert guidance of mentors on solving real-world industry and academic problems that can be published and developed into intellectual property.

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PhD Track Options

The PhD is designed such that students with both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree can enrol and successfully complete the degree requirements. Students can select from the following two tracks to pursue their PhD with INSOFE School of Data Science at Vijaybhoomi University.


Integrated PhD

Integrated PhD


As part of the integrated PhD, students with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, sciences, or business disciplines will need to complete all the coursework and program requirements at Vijaybhoomi University to receive a master’s degree (M.Sc/MBA/M.Tech). Following the completion of a master’s degree, students will need to pass the qualifier exam prior to starting their PhD research work.

Students enrolled in this track will work on a paid industry apprenticeship during the second year of their master’s program and have the opportunity to undertake a sponsored international conference presentation prior to their PhD proposal defence.

Regular PhD

Regular PhD


Students with a master’s degree in engineering, sciences, or business disciplines, can apply to directly enrol in the PhD program. Students enrolled in this track need to pass the qualifier exam within the first year of receiving admission to begin working on their PhD research thesis.

The required education in data science to pass the qualifier exam will be provided both as recorded lectures and part-time in person classes at Vijaybhoomi University, Karjat and also at INSOFE campuses located in Hyderabad and Bangalore.

Students who choose to attend one year of classes (part-time) with INSOFE will receive a Case Western Reserve University data science certification.

Students enrolled in this track will have the opportunity to undertake a sponsored international conference presentation prior to their PhD proposal defence.

Your Journey

PhD Track/Year

Integrated PhD

Regular PhD

PhD Track/Year

Year 1

Integrated PhD

  • Coursework in MBA, M.Sc or M.Tech

Regular PhD

  • Self-Study using recorded video lectures or Part-time INSOFE Coursework at VU or INSOFE campus
  • Pass Qualifier Exam

PhD Track/Year

Year 2

Integrated PhD

  • Paid Industry Apprenticeship
  • Pass Qualifier Exam

Regular PhD

  • PhD Coursework
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship
  • Paid International Conference Presentation

PhD Track/Year

Year 3

Integrated PhD

  • PhD Coursework
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship
  • Paid International Conference Presentation

Regular PhD

  • Proposal Defence
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship
  • Publication in approved Journal(s)

PhD Track/Year

Year 4

Integrated PhD

  • Proposal Defence
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship
  • Publication in approved Journal(s)

Regular PhD

  • Academic Research Development
  • Publication in approved Journal(s)
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship

PhD Track/Year

Year 5

Integrated PhD

  • Academic Research Development
  • Publication in approved Journal(s)
  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship

Regular PhD

  • Teaching Assistantship/Industry Apprenticeship
  • Dissertation Defence

PhD Track/Year

Year 6

Integrated PhD

  • Teaching Assistantship or Industry Apprenticeship
  • Dissertation Defence

Program Benefits

  • icon Fully funded PhD program
  • icon Minimum 2 publication opportunities
  • icon Develop an academic thesis on problems you are passionate about in your chosen area of expertise
  • icon Highly balanced coursework on data science, research methods, and niche specialisation
  • icon Paid industry apprenticeship or teaching assistantship opportunity
  • icon Develop industry research papers under the guidance of mentors
  • icon Sponsored international conference presentation

Career Opportunities

 


KDnuggets reports that 46% of Data Scientists have a PhD since strong academic background makes it possible for data scientists to develop the required knowledge and become successful in their field.

Though most people enter academia upon completing a PhD, this PhD in Data Science will equip individuals with the skills required for academia, research, and industry-based work. Students will be proficient in theory, develop an understanding of their niche specialisation, and possess the ability to apply data science to solve problems in their domain interest.

Fees & Financing

Integrated PhD

EMI Starting at 6,000 per month

Year 1
Tuition Fee: 5,12,000

Year 2
Tuition Fee: 3,04,000
Paid Industry Apprenticeship:
25,000 per month

Receive a Master’s degree (MBA/M.Sc/M.Tech) on successful completion of requirements

Year 3
Tuition Fee: 40,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 35,000 per month

Year 4
Tuition Fee: 40,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 45,000 per month

Year 5
Tuition Fee: 40,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 55,000 per month

Year 6
Tuition Fee: 40,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 65,000 per month

Regular PhD

EMI Starting at 6,000 per month

Year 1
Tuition Fee: 5,12,000

Year 2
Tuition Fee: 32,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 35,000 per month

Year 3
Tuition Fee: 32,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 45,000 per month

Year 4
Tuition Fee: 32,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 55,000 per month

Year 5
Tuition Fee: 32,000
Hostel and Boarding 10,000
Stipend: 65,000 per month


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Life on Vijaybhoomi University campus

INSOFE School of Data Science at Vijaybhoomi University, located in Karjat, Raigad, is devoted to nurturing holistic, socially responsible, and continuously employable professionals who make a positive difference in the world.

Vijaybhoomi University campus is equipped with a rich collection of relevant books required to support the delivery of the curriculum with electronic access to the library that provides research and knowledge bases to enable students to explore, discover, and research. The campus is completely enabled by high speed wi-fi and each student is provided with adequate bandwidth to keep learning.


Campus Overview


  • A fully equipped Sports complex with swimming pool, basketball, badminton, tennis court and squash courts, a football field, and a 10m shooting range.
  • Comfortable shared accommodation that enables lifelong networks with peer students.

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