Post-Graduate Diploma in Big Data & Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in collaboration with IBM

Program Goals

The proposed Post-Graduate Diploma in Big Data & Analytics and Artificial Intelligence is focused on enabling students with much needed skills in Data Analytics and draws heavily from the disciplines of Statistics and Computer Science and promotes their employability.

Program Benefits

  • INTEGRATED: All courses are to be taught as lab integrated courses.
  • INTERACTIVE: Collaborate with a network of leading classmates, instructors, and alumni.
  • ENGAGING: Lectures from Industry Faculty from IBM with live industry cases in workshop mode.
  • CAREER-FOCUSED: Projects designed, assessed to master skills and apply in your career right away.
  • Innovative curriculum jointly developed with IBM on various industry specializations.
  • Learn from experienced faculty from Ramaiah Institute of Technology and Subject Matter Experts from IBM who will teach using live industry cases.
  • IBM Business Analytics Lab is set up in the college premises exclusively for the PG Diploma program .
  • Use IBM software tools for training as part of the program.
  • Courseware - books and material for each student.
  • Professional certification jointly from Ramaiah Institute of Technology and IBM.
  • Earn IBM Mastery Badges which are a globally recognized cross-industry digital recognition of technical skills.

Program Structure:

Who is this degree for?

The Program is suitable for

  • Graduates from any discipline possessing analytical aptitude and wish to jump - start their career in analytics.
  • Working professionals who would like to move into the analytics field or advance their skill set for better career opportunities or compensation.
  • Individuals in the technology field who do not have an undergraduate degree in computer science that seek to strengthen and formalize their knowledge.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for the degree program must have completed their Graduation in any discipline (BE/ B.Sc/ B.Com/ BBA/BBM) with at least one course in Mathematics/Statistics.

Program Delivery:

  • The complete program is a Part-time Online course of 1-year duration spread. over two semesters.
  • Class size: 40 students.
  • The courses will be delivered by subject matter experts from IBM and faculty members from the Departments of Computer Science & Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management and Business Administration.


  • Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the PG Diploma in “Big Data & Analytics and Artificial Intelligence” jointly by IBM & RIT.

Program Fee:

The programme fee is Rs. 1,00,000/- + GST (applicable rates) per participant, payable in two Installments as per the following schedule.
1. Rs. 50,000/- + Applicable GST : I installment on admission
2. Rs. 50,000/- + Applicable GST : II installment before the commencement of the Term 1.

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Important Dates:

  • Application accepted till : 04 February 2021
  • Aptitude Test and Selection : 06 February 2021
  • Registration and payment of fees : 13 February 2021
  • Classes commence from : 20 February 2021


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For further details contact

Jayalakshmi D. S

Associate Professor, CSE, RIT

Ph: +91 9449035534

Geetha J.

Associate Professor, CSE, RIT

Ph: +91 9916912573