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    Course Details

    Bachelor of Science in Programming and Data Science at IIT Madras is an undergraduate online degree programme. The IIT Madras Online BSc in Programming and Data Science programme is divided into three levels - Foundational, Diploma, and Degree level. Participants have to complete all the levels to earn a B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data Science from IIT Madras. This is a flexible online course and students will have the option to exit at any level depending on the course completed. They will be awarded Foundational Certificate from the Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Madras or Diploma degree from IIT Madras.


    Programme Offerings

    • Audio-visual
    • online live classes
    • Projects
    • Interactive classes
    • assignments.
    • Credit-based course

    Eligibility Criteria

    Interested candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria to enrol in the IIT Madras Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science. The Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science eligibility criteria are as follows: 

    • Candidates must have studied Mathematics and English in class 10.

    • Candidates should have completed class 12th in any stream or equivalent.

    Admission Details

    Eligible candidates are required to fill up the application form online to pursue the IIT Madras Online B.Sc Programming and Data Science course. They need to visit the official website of the university, choose the course and then fill in the basic information. Post that, they need to upload the required documents and pay the application fee.

    Application Details

    Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps when filling in the application form online:

    Step 1: Visit the official website - https://onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in/  

    Step 2: Sign up with your Gmail id

    Step 3: Select the programme

    Step 4: Click on Apply Now 

    Step 5: Fill in the online application form

    Step 6: Upload the required documents

    Step 7: Pay the application fee and submit the form

    The Syllabus

    The IIT Madras Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science syllabus is as follows:

    • English 1
    • Math 1
    • Statistics 1
    • Computational Thinking

    • English 2
    • Math 2
    • Statistics 2
    • Programming in Python

    • Database Management Systems
    • Modern Application Development 1
    • Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms Using Python
    • Machine Learning Foundations
    • Business Data Management
    • Skill Enhancement 1

    • Programming Concepts Using Java
    • Modern Application Development 2
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Machine Learning Practice
    • Business Analytics
    • Skill Enhancement 2

    • Core Courses - 2
    • Elective Courses - 6
    • Strategies for Professional Growth
    • Skill Enhancement Courses -2

    Core Courses Option I    

    • Software Testing    
    • Software Engineering    

    Core Courses Option II

    • AI: Search Methods for Problem Solving
    • Deep Learning

    Electives

    1. Software Testing (CORE COURSE)

    2. Software Engineering (CORE COURSE)

    3. AI: Search Methods for Problem Solving (CORE COURSE)

    4. Deep Learning (CORE COURSE)

    5. Strategies for Professional Growth (MANDATORY COURSE)

    6. Algorithmic Thinking in Bioinformatics

    7. Big Data and Biological Networks

    8. Introduction to Cryptography and Cyber Security

    9. Data Visualization Design

    10. Special topics in Machine Learning (Reinforcement Learning)

    11. Thematic Ideas in Data Science

    12. Speech Technology

    13. Design Thinking for Data-Driven App Development

    14. Industry 4.0

    15. Sequential Decision Making

    16. Market Research

    17. Privacy & Security in Online Social Media

    18. Introduction to Big Data

    19. Financial Forensics

    20. Linear Statistical Models

    Evaluation Process

    Students giving exams for the online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science at IIT Madras will have the option to take an exit from the programme and receive a Certificate, Diploma or Degree, respectively, from the university.

    Student Reviews for B.Sc in Programming and Data Science

    College Infrastructure: 4.9/5
    Academics: 4.8/5
    Placements: 4.5/5
    Value for Money: 4.8/5
    Campus Life: 4.8/5

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    College Infrastructure

    As it is an IIT you can expect very huge infrastructure. Also campus is really big with hostel and alot of space , plus greenery is everywhere. Library is my most favorite having lots of books, group discussion room in library. So overall there is nothing less here for students.

    i am very glad and blesses to be part of it.

    College Infrastructure

    yes my college have all the neccesary infrastructure, facilities and equipments.classrooms are high-tech and advance, in laboratories all kinds of equipments and new techs available, hostels are full of facilities like clealiness, hygienic and where we u can live comfortably.

    I worth it course for sureee....

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    College Infrastructure

    The support and resources provided by IIT Madras are top-notch. The campus facilities are well-equipped with modern technology and software tools, which are essential for data science work. The institute also organizes various events and guest lectures, allowing us to learn from industry experts and stay updated with the latest trends and developments in the field.

    IIT Madras Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: What is the minimum eligibility to join the IIT Madras Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science?

    Candidates must have passed the 12th standard exam to pursue the online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science from IIT Madras.

    2: What is the duration of the online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science?

    The IIT Madras Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science duration is three years to six years.

    3: What is the age limit to join the online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science at IIT Madras?

    There is no age limit for joining the IIT Madras Online B.Sc Programming and Data Science course.

    4: What are the passing marks to qualify for the IIT Madras Online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science?

    To be eligible for the Foundational Level, candidates must secure 50% marks in the qualifier exam.

    5: How to apply for the online B.Sc in Programming and Data Science?

    Candidates are required to fulfil the eligibility criteria and then complete the application process by providing the required information, uploading necessary documents, and paying the application fee.

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