This is a two year programme offered by the Xavier University Bhubaneswar. It will be taught by Professors from different schools of the Xavier University such as the Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering, Xavier School of Economics, Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)

This is a unique programme for those who are interested in shaping and creating a future world where AI and Machine Learning, Natural Language processing, and business intelligence are providing opportunities and competitive advantages. It will empower the students with Data Science skills and competencies. The students will acquire the following skills: Research Design, Data Cleansing, Data Engineering, Data Mining and Exploring, Data Visualization, Information Analytics, Ethics and Privacy, Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning, Communicating Results, and many others.


The programme is designed to educate data science leaders and help them earn a professional degree. The programme features a multidisciplinary curriculum in computer science, statistics, management and law. Click here for detailed course structure

Mentor: Dr Sanghamitra Mohanty

Eligibility for Admission and Selection Process

1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology, Science and Management with at least 55% marks in aggregate.


2. Candidates with a sound background in Mathematics and/or Statistics are preferred


The Candidates will be shortlisted based on academic credentials and Statement of Purpose (SoP).  Shortlisted candidates will be invited for Personal Interview.

Course Duration and Structure

In order to earn Master of Data Science and Analytics degree, the student must complete a minimum of 100 credits from 27 courses of 4 credits each and 18 credits in practical projects, internship, and capstone project, which is mandatory.

The Curriculum is a blend of machine learning and programming and business oriented subjects. The programme includes an internship and a capstone project to foster interaction with the data science community and offers opportunities of applying data science knowledge.

Opportunities for various workshops such as SAS , Linux, Hadoop, Python, R will be available.

Click here to apply online.


The last date to fill up the application form is March 31, 2019.


All admission-related queries may be addressed to: admission@xub.edu.in


Phone: 0674 – 2377 806

Award of Degree

Each successful candidate, who has passed all the 4 Semester Examinations shall receive her/ his Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics degree signed by the Vice Chancellor in the prescribed form. The class in which she/ he is placed shall be mentioned in the degree. A candidate securing first position in the first class (without failing any examination and without reappearing any improvement examination) shall be awarded a certificate of merit signed by the Vice Chancellor.


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Plot No:12(A), Nijigada, Kurki,

Harirajpur-752050, Dist.-Puri, Odisha.

Web: https://www.xub.edu.in,

Phone: +91 674-237-7767

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