Admissions 2019



M. Tech. in Data Science is a program offered at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru campus. This program is designed to enable learners to master critical skills such as mathematical modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence. On the whole, the Masters Program is committed to produce engineers with excellent creative capabilities and caliber to solve real life problems pertaining to industry requirements and advance their career as a Data Scientist or Data Engineer, in tune with the objectives envisioned by the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Program Highlights

  1. The curriculum covers areas that prepare you for most lucrative careers in the space of Data Science, Data Engineering and Advanced Analytics. The program provides extensive knowledge on most popular data science techniques such as mathematical modeling, machine learning, artificial intelligence, product development and scripting languages.
  2. Benefit from Case Studies, Simulations, Virtual Labs & Remote Labs that allow learners to apply concepts to simulated and real-world situations. Tools & Technologies covered include Apache Spark, Apache Storm for Big Data Systems/ Real time Processing, Tableau for data visualization, Tensor flow for Deep Learning and various packages within Python for data processing, machine learning and data visualization.
  3. The program offers core courses such as Data Structure for Data Science, GPU Architecture and Parallel Computing, Foundation of Data Science, Computational Intelligence, Statistical Learning and Deep Learning. Industry experts in each stream will be invited to give sessions on practical implications of class room learned concepts in business use cases.
  4. Integrated Industry approach for problem solving in the curriculum and the delivery of the course content.
  5. The Dissertation enables students to apply concepts and techniques learnt during the program.

Program Curriculum

Participants need to take certain number of Courses, Minor Project and Dissertation. The coursework requirement for the program would consist of a set of core courses and electives. Core courses are compulsory for all participants, while electives can be chosen based on individual learning preferences.

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Mathematical Foundations for Data Science Machine Learning Elective-IV Dissertation
Data Structure for Data Science Deep Learning  Elective-V  
Data Preparation and Analysis Research Methodology Minor Project
GPU Architecture and Parallel Computing Elective-I  
Statistical Learning Elective-II
Computational Intelligence Elective-III
Amrita Values Program  Career Competency II
Career Competency   

Program Outcomes

Students who have completed the M.Tech in Data Science Program will be able to:

  • Develop in depth understanding of the key technologies in data science and business analytics such as structured/unstructured data mining, machine learning, visualization techniques, predictive modeling, and statistics.
  • Practice problem analysis and decision-making.
  • Interpret data, extract meaningful information, and assess findings.
  • Effectively communicate data science-related information effectively in various formats to appropriate audiences.
  • Apply quantitative modeling and data analysis techniques to transform findings from data resources into actionable business strategies.
  • Gain practical, hands-on experience with statistics programming languages and big data tools through course work and applied research experiences.
  • Develop an ability to contribute by research and innovation to solve engineering problems.

How to Pursue Research Path after Completing this Program ?

Research is an integral part of the Data Science and numerous research opportunities and career progression are available for which the program will serve the foundation. They can engage in research across a wide range of data science areas, combining theoretical work with an application focus on areas like health care domain, social media mining, cyber and business analytics. 

Advantages in Terms of Placements

Data Science Career Opportunities

A Data Scientist, according to Harvard Business Review, “is a high-ranking professional with the training and curiosity to make discoveries in the world of Big Data”. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Data Scientists are coveted professionals in the Big Data Analytics and IT industry. Demand for data scientists is booming .Fueled by big data and AI, demand for data science skills is growing exponentially. Coding skills in R/Python/Java clubbed with knowledge of statistics and applied mathematics, working knowledge of Hadoop , Spark,SQL, NoSQL, machine learning and neural networks, text processing, text analytics, proficiency in deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, Pytorch will fetch big career opportunities in Data Science.

Alumni Speaks

Industry Experts Testimony

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should have any of the following, scoring a minimum of 60% with a pass. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology (including the final year students awaiting the results) Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications  Professional Society Examinations recognised by MHRD / UPSC / AICTE equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech / B. Arch.


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Postgraduate (PG)
School of Engineering