For the 5th consecutive year, we are proud and honoured to announce that our Post-Graduate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics (formerly known as PGP-BABI) has been ranked as India’s #1 Executive Data Science program by Analytics India Magazine. AIM is India’s leading resource for all analytics and data science news. 

The program received the #1 honour based on the Course Content, Faculty, Student Experience, and External Collaborations. Once again, our program has retained top honours on all these parameters.  Let’s take a closer look: 

Parameter 1: Course Content (Rating 4.9)

Comprehensiveness: The course curriculum is exhaustive and covers all dimensions of data science and business analytics. PGP-DSBA, formerly known as PGP-BABI, uses a combination of learning methods that include classroom teaching, online personalized mentorship, along with self-learning through video lectures and reading materials. It covers all industry-relevant topics such as business foundations, data science, analytics techniques and more.

Capstone Projects/Internships: More than 3 months

Frequency Of Course Updation: Regular updates every year according to industry developments

Assessing Students At The End Of The Course: There is a continuous evaluation where students participate in group projects, individual assignments, quizzes and group discussions. The student’s conceptual understanding and the ability to apply various analytics techniques are evaluated by faculty and data science experts. They also have to solve real-world business problems using the analytics techniques learned.

Learning Resources: Books, videos, downloadable resources, online webinars, LMS, industry guest lectures, on-campus events, hands-on coding and projects, monographs on topics covered which serve as a refresher material.

Parameter 2: Faculty (Rating 4.9)

Total Number Of Faculty Members: 336

Total Number Of Faculty Members With A PhD (completed): 68

Percentage of Faculty Members With Industry Experience: 50%

Student To Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Parameter 3: Student Experience (Rating 4.8)

Percentage Of Students Who Complete The Course: 90%

Post-completion Engagement: Every graduating candidate becomes a Great Lakes Alumnus and is invited to be part of all Great Lakes alumni and networking events. They also get a chance to mentor candidates in their projects and have continued access to the Great Learning Excelerate platform to get job postings and more. 

Placement Assistance: Assistance through an alumni network, resume designing and sharing with job consultants, career counselling and mock interviews.

Parameter 4: Other Attributes (Rating 4.9)

Entry Criteria Of Students: Industry experience required

External Collaboration: They’ve collaborated with over 1000+ industry experts from companies like Microsoft, Accenture, Deloitte, EXL, WNS, Cognizant, American Express, Absolute Data, HSBC, etc. There is also a corporate partnership with over 200+ companies like HSBC, UBER, MuSigma, Fractal and more.

Over the years, we’ve worked really hard to ensure that this is the most comprehensive program out there, teaching skills, tools and techniques that are in high demand in the industry, taught by the best faculty and industry experts available today. Our primary motivation is to see successful learners transitioning to their dream careers, and it’s also heartening to see recognition for our efforts.  You can read more about the ranking here

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