Shoolini University offers PhD Data Science, a one-of-its-kind program. This 3-year interdisciplinary program has been framed as per the regulations of the National Education Policy (NEP-2020). The concept is that today’s large and complex datasets cannot be handled by traditional data processing applications. The need to handle big data requires big models, and doctoral scholars who are able to do so, are in much demand.
This unique program provides students with the opportunity to work alongside industry partners in analysing, capturing, sharing and visualising a great amount of data that can be used to solve challenges in real time.
- State-of-the-art computer labs
- Collaboration with Ikigai Lab, IIT Kanpur
- Patents filing by students and faculty encouraged
- 3rd in Research and Patent Filing (India Today)
- Guest lectures by global experts in the field of Data Science
- Highly qualified and experienced Faculty
Machine Learning | Artificial Intelligence | Databases| Statistics | Optimization | Natural Language Processing | Computer Vision | Speech Processing
PhD Data Science Career Opportunities
Students who successfully complete PhD Data Science have a bright future ahead of them. They can consider positions in teaching, research and industry. Some of the key career positions that students with a PhD in Data Science can seek are:
|Academic Calendar for PhDs 2023|
|Date of Admission||Between Nov 2022 to||Between Feb 2023 to April 2023||Between May 2023-July 2023||Between Aug 2023 to Oct 2023||Between Nov 2023 to Jan 2024|
|Payment of tuition fee/Hostel fee for the semester||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission||Within 15 days from date of admission|
|Late fee payment with fine for the semester||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission|
|Registration (Online)*||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission||Within 21 days from date of admission|
|Late Registration (with late fee)||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission||Within 30 days from date of admission|
|Commencement of Research||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration||From the day of Registration|
|Commencement of Classes||May 15 - 30, 2023||Oct 26- Nov 08, 2023||May 13 - 25, 2024|
|I Term Examination||June 08 - 10, 2023||Nov 16-18, 2023||May 30 – June 1, 2024|
|II Term Examination||July 4 - 14, 2023||December 15-23, 2023||July 3 - 13, 2024|
|Payment of tuition fee/Hostel fee for next semester||July 1-15, 2023||Oct 1-15, 2023||Jan 01-15, 2024||April 1-15, 2024||July 1-15, 2024|
|Late fee payment with fine for next semester||July 16-30, 2023||Oct 16-30, 2023||Jan 16-30, 2024||April 16-30, 2024||July 16-30, 2024|
|Date of Registration of next semester (Online)||July 28-Aug 1, 2023||Nov 1-5, 2023||Feb 1-5, 2024||May 1-5, 2024||August 1-5, 2024|
|*Student will register for 1 course of 3 credits from Coursera and 5 credits of Research for synopsis at the time of Registration.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the accreditation of PhD Data Science?
Shoolini University PhD Data Science is NAAC B+ accredited and has UGC certification.
What career options can a PhD Data Science students seek?
Students passing out after successfully completing their PhD in Data Science can seek career positions as Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, Machine Learning Scientist, Application Architect, Enterprise Architect, and Data Architect, to name a few. They can also consider a career in research or teaching.
What are the placement opportunities after completing PhD Data Science?
Shoolini University has a proactive and dedicated Placement Cell led by academicians who have deep knowledge and key insight about student and industry interests. The Placement Cell has been able to successfully place 100% students from 2018-20 in universities and industrial units related to students’ interest and capabilities. Leading industrial units from all over the country visit the Shoolini University campus to interact with and recruit students every year. Students from Data Science Program have been placed in companies like Airtel, Byju's, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Nestle, HCL, ICICI, Pinkerton, Serum Institute, Cognizant, AADDOO.AI, and more.
Are exchange opportunities available to students of PhD Data Science?
Shoolini University has signed MoUs with global universities in the USA, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia. Research opportunities and student exchange are also available for PhD Data Science students.
Why is PhD study important?
Enrolling in a PhD program helps you begin or continue research in the field you're passionate about. You can delve deeper, make new discoveries, improve conceptual tactics and apply those concepts through the research conducted. You can decide what to work on, how to work, and chart your journey with support and guidance from a supervisory team.
Why should I pursue a PhD from Shoolini University?
Shoolini University is India’s No.1 Research University (QS World University Rankings, Asia-2023) with 150+ programs and top placements & internships in India. Over the past decade, Shoolini has built a worldwide network of partner universities to foster exchange opportunities, collaborative academic programs, faculty engagement and research, and other activities. Shoolini offers study abroad opportunities with scholarships to top universities in the USA, Australia, UK, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Italy, among others. Shoolini has filed 1200+ patents; its h-index is >100 with Field Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) of 2.22. It has 104+ state-of-the-art laboratories, 9 Centres of Excellence, and 2 Shoolini Researchers are among the Top 1% Scientists of the world.
Can I do a PhD without a Master's degree?
Students with a minimum CGPA score of 7.5/10 in the four-year-undergraduate program (FYUP) will now be eligible for PhD admissions, without having to complete a master’s program, according to the new regulations on the award of PhD degree finalised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Do rankings matter for a PhD?
The institution's accreditation by appropriate agencies means the program meets high standards of academic excellence. However, other factors, such as the field of research, number of publications, collaborations, etc., are also considered.
Will a PhD enhance my career prospects?
Doctoral programs require intensive training in research methods. This includes interviews, surveys, questionnaires, clinical trials, and laboratory experiments. These skills are put into practice when the candidate conducts fieldwork for the dissertation. Skills gained in qualitative and quantitative research methodology and statistical analysis are transferable to non-academic research environments, particularly for industrial research. In addition, employers outside of academia seek individuals with sound research skills to carry out projects at think tanks and research institutes in both the private and government sectors.
Eligibility: Four year graduation degree by research or two year masters degree in Computer Science/ Engineering / related discipline with minimum of 55% marks
Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT), and assessment of research aptitude through concept note & faculty interaction
Duration: 3 years
Semester Fee : ₹65000