The Bachelor of Data Science is a degree program under the National Education Policy (NEP) semester pattern for Three / Four years.The Data science is designed to equip professionals with the skills necessary to excel in today’s data-driven world. The aim of the B.Sc. Data Science program is to empower students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, methodologies and technologies essential for harnessing the power of data.

Through a curriculum that integrates statistical foundations, programming proficiency, and advanced data analysis techniques, students will develop the skills required to collect, pre-process, and analyze data effectively. The program emphasizes hands-on experience, enabling students to apply machine learning algorithms and big data technologies to real-world challenges.The college provides well-furnished smart class rooms and Wi-Fi enabled campus and world class infrastructure facilities for students well experienced, qualified and dedicated faculty.The college has tie-ups with the leading IT Industries for the benefit of the students. The Program provides necessary training through placement cell to make students fit for the current corporate needs.


This data science course introduces statistical thinking – starting with an interesting question and using the data and software tools to form a reasonable conclusion. The Data science course relates the content to a demonstrable skill that can be immediately applied in the workplace. Students who enroll in this program will: Learn the meaning, purpose, scope, stages, applications, and effects of data science. Gain an in-depth understanding of data structure and data manipulation. This course gain a thorough understanding of the concept’s and gain practical mastery over principles, algorithms, and applications of data science.

The proposed course comprises the key technologies including R, Python, Matplotlib and Tableau. Students will also gain an understanding of supervised and unsupervised learning models. Upon graduation, students will be able to Identify a business problem or opportunity and how data analytics may be applied to solve the problem and/or increase business value


The B.Sc (Data Science) Honor and Honors with Research Degree course is for Three/ Four years and spread over eight consecutive semesters. The maximum duration to acquire the prescribed number of credits in order to complete the Program of Study shall be Eight Semester consecutive semesters (4 Years) for B.Sc Data Science Honors with Research and Six Semesters (3 Years) for B.Sc (Data Science) with Honors.


The candidates for admission to this programme shall be required to have passed the 10+2 / 10+3 system of examinations or equivalent with mathematics / business mathematics / equivalent as one of the subjects of study. Students shall be admitted to this programme based on admissions criteria fixed by the University / Government of Puducherry from time to time.


Candidates must have completed 17 years as on 15th July of the academic year and should be below 21 years of age as on 1st July of the year. In the case of physically handicapped, scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates, the age relaxation will be considered for three years as per norms.

LATERAL ENTRY FOR ADMISSION (From the Academic Year 2023-24):

As per NEP, students have a choice of exit and entry into the programme multiple times. UGC specifies that about 10% of seats over and above the sanctioned strength shall be allocated to accommodate the Lateral bEntry students. Candidates seeking entry at the second, third and fourth year, should meet the necessary eligibility criteria with respect to the certificate / diploma / degree they possess, with necessary minimum credits banked in the Academic Bank of Credits (ABC). Such students who get admitted in later years, other than first year will be guided by the following clauses:

  • that the University shall notify the admission process and number of vacancies open for lateral entry.
  • that the Lateral entrants shall be admitted only after such transparent screening process and such procedure that the University may prescribe from time to time. University may prescribe different methods of screening for different programmes depending on the circumstances prevailing in each case.
  • Lateral entry shall be permissible only in the beginning of years 2, 3, 4 of the Under Graduate / Honors programme; provided that the students seeking lateral entry shall have obtained the minimum pass marks / grades fixed by the University in their previous academic years.
  • Medium of Course

    The medium of instruction is English Language.
    Sl.No Name of the program(NEP 2020) Duration of the program Whether Semester/ Non-Semester Per Semester fee Student Intake
    1 Bachelor of Data Science with Honors / Honors with Research Three / Four Years Semester 50,000 60


    Students will apply the scientific knowledge acquired in class rooms and laboratory in real-life situations and work environment. The course of study for B.Sc (Data Science) Honors and B.Sc (Data Science) Honors with Research Degree shall comprise

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