MSc IN DATA ANALYTICS

School of Digital Science

DATA ANALYTICS & GEOINFORMATICS

DATA ANALYTICS & BIOAI

DATA ANALYTICS & COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

  • PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
  • ELIGIBILITY
  • SELECTION PROCESS
  • FEE STRUCTURE
  • SCHOLARSHIPS
  • CURRICULUM

Data has become critical to the success of any organisation and data scientists, like domain experts, play an important role in strategic decisions. According to the World Economic Forum in upcoming years, skills will be more significant than job titles, as the labour market evolves toward multi-faceted professionals rather than singularly specialised ones. With this new trend data science can align your profession with the new demands of the industry/academia.

The Digital University Kerala and its parent organisation, IIITM-K, are well-known for their contributions to Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning, and Big Data Technology. DUK plans to offer MSc in Data Analytics with three different specialisations from 2022-2023 academic year onwards, namely Geoinformatics, Computational Science, and BioAI. These programmes are carefully designed to meet the needs of data science experts in a wide range of scientific domains.

                                                                                                        SPECIALIZATIONS

DATA ANALYTICS & GEOINFORMATICS
DATA ANALYTICS & BIOAI
DATA ANALYTICS & COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

1.    MSc Data Analytics  & Geoinformatics   

Eligibility: BSc in Geology/Geography(+2 in Science stream)/Computer Science/IT/Environmental Science/BTech Civil with 60% Marks or above

2.    MSc Data Analytics  & BioAI 

BSc in Biological Sciences/Chemistry OR B.Tech/BE in Biomedical Engineering/Chemical Engineering OR  BSc/BE/BTech in Biotechnology or related disciplines with +2 in Science stream with 60% marks or above

3.    MSc Data Analytics & Computational Science

BSc in Physics/mathematics/statistics/Computer Science/Informatics or related disciplines with 60% or BE/BTech with mathematics as a subject of study during the degree with good mathematical skills

Entry-level requirement is a minimum score of 60 percentage marks OR CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the qualifying degree. Rounding off of marks is not allowed. A candidate with CGPA less than 6.5 will also be eligible if the equivalent percentage for graduation is above 60% as per the respective university norms for conversion from CGPA to percentage. In such a case, the candidate will have to produce the official document or percentage equivalence certificate from the respective university showing CGPA to percentage conversion norms, at the time of admission. Students who have scored less than 60% in their graduation degree are not eligible for admission to the courses of Digital University Kerala. Candidates belonging to SC/ST and Persons with Disability categories are eligible for applying if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. SEBC candidates of Kerala State who are certified as belonging to non-creamy layer are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks for qualifying examination, provided that the candidates have passed the examination.

Students are selected through an All India Digital University Aptitude Test (DUAT) followed by counselling. GATE/JAM/GRE (Code: 3457) in relevant subjects with a valid score as on 1st April 2022 are exempted from taking the entrance examination

  • APPLICATION FEE : RS.750/-(GENERAL) & RS. 375/- (SC/ST/Divyaang)
  • The selection to all MTech and MSc programmes of Digital University Kerala will be through a common admission process.
  • Prospective students will have to either (i) clear the Digital University Aptitude Test (DUAT) Or (ii) possess a valid GATE/NET score in a relevant discipline.
  • For MTech programs preference will be given to the GATE qualified candidates.
  • The cut off for the DUAT score for shortlisting is decided by the individual Schools on yearly basis and can vary from one school to another.
  • Their cut off for the GATE score for shortlisting is decided by the individual Schools on yearly basis.
  • The short-listed students will be interviewed and provisionally selected based on their cumulative performance in the interview and the qualifying test scores. The weightage for the qualification score and interview shall be defined by the individual Schools based on the needs of the programme.
  • Separate rank lists shall be drawn up for reserved seats.
  • The short-listed students will be provisionally selected based on their DUAT/GATE test scores.

Fee Structure: 2021-2023 (Amount in INR)

MTech Regular and MSc-Regular & Flexible

Particulars

First Year

Second Year

First Semester

Second

Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Tuition fee

55,000

50,000

50,000

50,000

Caution deposit

5,000

TOTAL

60,000

50,000

50,000

50,000

Hostel and Mess Fee (Applicable for hostellers)

Caution deposit for Hostel

10,000

***Hostel Fee

18,000

18,000

18,000

18,000

****Mess Fee

4,500 per Month

4,500 per Month

4,500 per Month

4,500 per Month

****Mess Fee: Mess charges will be based on actual and will be around Rs.4,000- 4,500/month.***Hostel Fee: Rs. 18,000/semester/student for double occupancy

Note:

  1. Hostel and mess fee will be charged only after students physically arrive in the campus and get admitted to the hostel. No fee will be charged in case classes are forced to be conducted online due to COVID-19
  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship (except that of Flexible and Executive Masters Programs)-20% of the BPL category students eligible for MCM Scholarship from the university.
  • The value of the scholarship shall be equivalent to 50% of their Tuition Fee for all semesters-The eligibility shall be based on the annual income of the parent and the merits of the students.
  • Opportunities for paid internships in real-life projects undertaken by the University will be available to a few top performing students from the 3rd semester onwards

ADMISSION HELPDESK

Mob No. 8078193800
Landline: +91-471-2788019
Email : admission-pg@duk.ac.in

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Deadline for submission of applications: 28th May  2022
  • Date of DUAT examination: 5th June 2022
  • Announcement of DUAT results: 16th June 2022
  • Admission counselling/ interview: 20th June to 30th June 2022
  • Date of  publication of final selection list: 2nd July 2022
  • Commencement of classes : 3rd August 2022

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