IIT Madras online course in BSc Data Science: All you need to know

IIT Madras online course in BSc Data Science: All you need to know

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched a first-of-a-kind online BSc degree course in Programming and Data Science. The world’s first online BSc Degree program in Programming and Data Science was launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Tuesday i.e., June 30, 2020.Launching this programme, HRD minister said, "Analysis reveals that every year 7 to 7.5 lakh Indian students go abroad in search of better education. Institutions such as IIT Madras have the vision and mission to help the nation move forward on its path to self-reliance...even during this challenging time, when the nation is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and everyone is forced to be at home, the IITs have come together to innovate."Read on to know more about Programming and Data Science offered by IIT Madras.IIT Madras offers online programmes for the following courses — Diploma in Programming, Diploma in Data Science, and BSc Degree in Programming and Data Science.The starting date of the application process will be announced shortly. Tentatively, the last date to apply for IIT Madras Data Science programme will be September 15, 2020.No. Candidates need not to appear for JEE to pursue Programming and Data Science courses offered by IIT Madras. Even the current batch of students who are completing their class 12 in 2020 or who are currently enrolled in a different on-campus programme anywhere in India can apply for this programme. Graduates and working professionals can also take up this programme.Candidates who ...
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