Centre For Data Science

About Centre for Data Science (CDS)

Centre for Data Science, JISIASR Kolkata, is committed to create appropriate manpower, at the post graduate level, who will be skilled enough in Data Science to face the challenges in the new paradigm of technological revolution. The institute is aiming towards offering translational research based post-graduate education to nurture young minds for industry 4.0. The students will not only receive internships in leading industries and academic institutes across the country but also receive the opportunity to work on industry-oriented projects for enhancing their levels in the domain knowledge and to manifest resident skills in a pragmatic way.

Centre for Data Science, JIS Institute of Advanced Studies and Research Kolkata aims to contribute, through constant endeavour and innovation in education, interdisciplinary translational research, creativity, and entrepreneurship towards transformation and well-being of our society.


To create analytical minds and embed intellectual curiosity amongst the students by imparting education with focus on imparting Data Science knowledge and problem solving along with a strong communication and leadership skill.


To cultivate amongst the academic community a commitment towards advancement of knowledge by creating a collaborative environment open to the free exchange of ideas, where research, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship can flourish; and individuals can achieve their full potential.
Our mission is our commitment to address critical issues and to solve the challenges facing the humanity at large, with an open, creative and scientific mind and adhere to the highest ethical standards. The Institute will inculcate a culture and climate that respects nature, protects our environment and natural resources and welcomes creative minds from diverse backgrounds from across the globe.

Salient Points

Courses Offered

  • 2 Year M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering Data Science


  • BE/B. Tech/B.Sc (with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA) in any engineering discipline
  • MSc (with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA) in Computer Science/Statistics.
  • MCA (with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA)


The students will learn fundamentals of Probability and Statistics, Advanced Data Base Management Systems, Mathematical Modeling for Data Analytics, Visualization Techniques etc. The students will gain knowledge of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and concerned tools and techniques to explore Big Data problem and analyze them to deduce useful information and decision. The students will definitely get more exposure in Advanced Data Analytics and Data Security aspects. Apart from theory and hands-on implementation, every year, a student will be assessed on term projects assigned to them.


The students, on completion, will be skilled enough to solve real problems faced by industries from healthcare to transportation to finance and business. As a whole, the students will be able to grasp the knowledge of engineering and management principles in the domain of data science and machine learning to handle/manage projects in a multidisciplinary scenario. They may be employed in Industries as Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Learning Scientist, Business Analyst, Data Architect, Applications and Enterprise Architect etc.