Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science

Offered by Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow

Call for PG Diploma (Data Science) admissions 2023 is out.


1- Rolling advertisement is out for filling up of forms for admission 2023. There is no last date for filling the admission form. However, after getting the sufficient number of applications, shortlisting and written/Personal interview maybe conducted in two phases: Jan-Feb 2023 and May-June 2023.

2- The tentative date to publish the list of shortlisted candidates for written/Personal interview in PGD shall be at end of December 2022 and April 2023, respectively (considering different phases).

3- The tentative date to publish the list of selected candidates in written/Personal interview in PGD shall be in the first week of March 2023 and July 2023, respectively (considering different phases).

4- The session for the selected candidates (in different phases) will start from July/August onwards every year.

Course Objective

The unique feature of this program at IIIT-Lucknow is that this program will feature flexible end objective model. In other words, a candidate who is interested in simply augmenting their knowledge in a topic or a specific sub-domain or in a specific track can do so and correspondingly earn — a certificate, post graduate diploma. Every candidate will receive instruction by way of virtual presence. With virtual presence, the candidate can attend lectures, submit assignments and interact with the course instructors virtually from the convenience of their geographic location.

Additionally — this program will be offered by faculty members of IIIT-Lucknow along with leading faculty members from across the globe. They will develop their content — in line with the current and expected demands of the industry. In other words, the content will remain current and its ownership always clear, undeniable and conflict free.

Key Features

❖ Designed for working professionals, Science and Engineering Graduates

❖ Industry driven case studies prepared by esteemed industry experts

❖ 200+ hours of interactive sessions by industry experts

❖ Certification from one of the premier institutions of India

❖ Overview of the latest technologies used in AI systems

❖ Industry oriented course curricula

❖ Realization of the concepts through hands on assignments and projects

About IIIT Lucknow

IIIT Lucknow is one of the 20 IIITs being set up by the Central Government in PPP mode. IIIT Lucknow admitted its first batch of B. Tech. in Information Technology with an intake of 50 students w.e.f. the academic session 2015-16. It currently offers all the amenities ,academic and non-academic to its students that can help them flourish and serve the nation with all their apprehension in the various fields of technology.

The Institute is being set up with the financial contributions of MHRD, Govt. of India, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, and U. P. Electronics Corporation Ltd. as industry partners. The mission of IIITL is to be a unique and world class nucleating “Apex Center of Excellence” in the area of Information Technology so as to enhance India’s Technological strength in Information Technology. IIITL seeks to derive its strength from a linkage with sound Indian traditions of centuries past, and sets out to create knowledge-based resources in regional languages.

Course Details

Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science


The candidate registering for this course must have a Bachelor’s in engineering or science or arts or equivalent degree in any field with mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects. The candidate must have good knowledge in mathematics as well as programming.

Course Duration

12 Months (2 Semesters)

Delivery Medium

Online live interactive sessions

Required Eligibility

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% marks in graduation (preferably with Mathematics/Statistics/CS/IT as one of the subject).


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Course Curriculam

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Admission Process

(As long as the constraints and safety issues due to COVID-19 pandemic are valid)

  1. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview by email.
  2. Candidates will have to present themselves (in online mode) in front of the selection committee.
  3. The institute will not reimburse any travel or other costs.
  4. Waitlisted candidates will be offered the seat if any seat remains vacant due to non-payment of fees.


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