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MA/MSc Data Science & Analytics is a 2-year program at Shoolini University. This postgraduate degree is perfect for aspirants who are passionate about discovering something new and want to carve out a career in the field of Data Analytics. 

Data is collected at an exceptional speed and scale in today’s world. However, big data needs ‘big insight’. The Data Science and Analytics program provides these skills, combining theory with hands-on training and experience. Students develop a critical understanding of the latest developments in data science and practical skills. This helps them apply data science more effectively in a variety of sectors including finance, retail and government.

Special emphasis is laid on analytical practices, which helps extend the value of business intelligence and analytics for handling data. This study is most suitable for those interested in data analytics and are good at handling data. 

The especially designed curriculum explores current research and practice in data science and analytics, extending students’ knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of obtaining data from various sources, the essential methods for pre-processing and cleaning data, data analytics and modelling. 

Key Highlights 

  • State-of-the-art computer labs 
  • Industry Recognised Certifications
  • ‘Diamond Rating’ by QS I-Gauge 
  • Valuable collaboration with IBM 
  • Support from global giants like Microsoft & AWS Academy
  • Students work with a small team of peers and are assigned mentors to conceptualise breakthrough applications
  • Learn from the best industry and academic mentors on live projects
  • AI Interview Coaching Prep with access to Siqandar, the world’s best interview prep coach


Career Opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • Teacher/Lecturer

Semester-I 1 Discrete Mathematics 4 Core
2 Algorithm and Data Structure 3 Core
3 Computer Architecture  and  Organization 4 Core
4 Python Application Programming 2 Core
5 Fundamentals of  Data Science 4 Core
1 Algorithm and Data Structure Lab 1 Core
2 Python Application Programming Lab 1 Core
3 Front End Development Lab 1 Core
  Total 20  
Semester-II 1 Design and Analysis of Algorithm 3 Core
2 Advance Theory of Automata 4 Core
3 Data Science & AI 3 Core
4 Time series analysis and Forecasting 3 Core
5 Operating System Concepts 3  
1 Operating System Concepts Lab 1 Core
2 Design and Analysis of Algorithm Lab 1 Core
3 Time series analysis and Forecasting Lab 1 Core
  Total 19  
Semester-III 1 Multivariate Data Analysis 3 Core
2 Machine Learning Foundation 3 Core
3 Specialization 4 Core Elective-I
4 Applied Software Engineering 3 Core
5 Database Management System 3 Minor
1 Machine Learning Lab 1 Core
2 Database Management System Lab 1 Core
3 Applied Software Engineering Lab 1 Core
4 Synopsis 3 Research
  Total 22  
Semester-IV 1 Specialization 4 Core Elective-II
1 Major Project/ Case Study/ Dissertation 10 Core
  Total 14  
Total Credits(20+19+22+14) 75  
Core Elective-I 1 Statistical Foundation of Data Sciences 4  
2 Computing for Data Science  
Core Elective-I 1 Information Security and Privacy 4  
2 Data Handling and Visualization    

Course Instructors
Ashish KhoslaProfessor
Virender RihaniProfessor
Shyam Singh ChandelProfessor
M. S. ThakurProfessor
Bhaskar GoelProfessor
Ram Prakash DwivediProfessor
Abhilash PathaniaAssistant Professor
Robin ThakurAssociate Professor
Pankaj VaidyaProfessor
Raj Kumar SainiAssociate Professor
Raj KumarAssociate Professor
Sorabh AggarwalAssistant Professor
Sushil KumarAssistant Professor
Veena KashyapAssistant Professor
Brij Bhushan SharmaAssistant Professor
Ashwani SharmaAssistant Professor
Namita GandotraAssistant Professor
Hemant SharmaAssistant Professor
Diksha SharmaAssistant Professor
Nitisha SharmaAssistant Professor
SoniaAssistant Professor
Arunava PoddarAssistant Professor
Arvind Singh BishtAssistant Professor
Kushal KanwarAssistant Professor
Bharti ThakurAssistant Professor
Prachi AgrawalAssistant Professor
Navsal KumarAssistant Professor
Nitin Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Rahul ChandelAssistant Professor
Sahil Baglat
Sahil Baglat

Programmer Analyst, Cognizant, Bangalore I give full credit to my alma mater for my placement with Cognizant, a multinational information technology services, and consulting firm. At Shoolini, we always had the freedom to choose what interested us. Our faculty always were like pillars of strength. My takeaways are good memories and a great deal of learning.

Shaurya Bahuguna
Shaurya Bahuguna

Full Stack Software Developer, TunicaLabs Media Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai The soothing environment on the Shoolini campus helped me focus on my goals and push my boundaries. The faculty provided ample learning opportunities to every student even during the challenging Covid times, transforming me into a corporate professional. I wish Shoolini progresses from strength to strength!

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  • Eligibility: Graduation degree in Science and Technology, Engineering, CSE or any other related discipline with minimum 55% marks
  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Semester Fee
    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 60000
    Non-Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 65000

* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000

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