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Program Overview

Data science is the new emerging field in the world of technology. It is one of the sectors that have a huge demand of professionals but is facing a scarcity of the same. It is predicted that the coming years will witness a huge growth in the data science field. Approximately 27% growth is predicted and most of that is also attributed to big data technology. With the growing number of tech start-ups, increasing dependency on technology to conduct business and pressure of retaining customers, data analytics has become an unavoidable technology to rely on. All these have contributed in the growing number of students who want to enroll into a data science course in Kolkata. Keeping the present demand in mind, iLEAD has started a data science course in Kolkata under MAKAUT.

  • This course helps the students develop skills in data analytics, data mining, data security, statistics, machine learning, programming, algorithms, mathematics, and more.
  • The students learn how to use new age technologies for analysing and managing large amount of data.
  • They get acquainted with the programming language of Python
  • Industry exposure and portfolio worthy projects
  • Interact with experts, guidance from industry leaders, internship and placement assistance
What Are We offering?

4 year undergraduate degree program of Data Science in Kolkata at iLEAD under Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)


Highlights From The Course

Our B.Sc in Data Science course in Kolkata helps the students to understand the language of Data and Programming and guide them through the processes of Data collection and management. Some of the highlights from the course include–

  • Database Management System
  • Python
  • Data Warehousing and Mining
  • Data Visualisation
  • Data Security
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Data Structure and Algorithms and more
Why the Data Science industry?

The modern businesses are awash with data. Day by day the business sector is growing round the world. Countries are becoming star-up hubs. India is also the 3rd largest start-up hub after the US and UK. These businesses need professionals who can turn cutting edge technology into actionable insights. And thus the demands for data scientists are increasing in a rapid rate.

  • India ranks second, just after the US, in Big Data talent availability and service providers initiatives to build talent.
  • India is one of the biggest markets for data analysis skills.
  • As per US Bureau of Labour Statistics, the world will witness huge growth in data science related jobs. The need will create almost 11.5 million jobs by 2026.
  • The Big Data technology and services market is expected to grow at 27 % CAGR, which is six times the growth rate of Indian IT market.
  • 78% of the enterprises in India see Big Data as a necessity for the development of better customer relationships.
  • 53% of the enterprises feel there is a shortage of talent to implement and execute Big Data projects.
  • According to NASSCOM, India’s big data sector will have 32 % share in the global market.
  • As per World Economic Forum, data science will become the number one emerging role in the world by 2022.
  • Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple are currently the biggest employers of data scientists in the world.

iLEAD Advantages

  • As one of the B.Sc Data Science Colleges in Kolkata, iLEAD provides the best facilities and industrial exposure to the students.
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • The program is designed by industry professionals and will also be conducted by industry experts
  • The students will get ample opportunities to work on industry problems and projects
  • Pedagogy focused on Research, Case Studies, Industry applications, Hands-on Activities
  • 1,20,000+ popular, rare and unique books in the library, 20+ journals and periodicals
  • Around 5,000 audio visual content and very large digital library
  • Internships, networking, live projects and industry exposure
  • Merit Based Scholarships
  • Earn While You Learn opportunities
  • 100% placement assistance

100 Hours Of Job Oriented Training

100 hours of exclusive job oriented practical training in the industry for the students will be provided. 50 hours of the program will include Personality Development classes & any one course on either Event Management, Photography, Digital Marketing, Design, Editing, and One Foreign Language FREE OF COST (Beginners Level Only). And another 50 hours to include industry-oriented training program in order to make students job ready. The training will include internships, venue visits and more.

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Additional Courses And iLEAD Diploma

Once you are in iLEAD, you can also take up the short-term professional courses offered by iLEAD. One short-term course is offered completely free of cost to a regular iLEAD student. These courses help you to be industry ready. Classes for these courses are generally held during weekends.


In order to impart holistic education to you and make you competent professionals in diverse fields,
iLEAD goes beyond the curriculum and engages the students in challenging ‘on campus’ and ‘off campus’ activities. At least twice every month, experts from different fields are invited to deliver lecturers at iLEAD. Our students receive the Diploma at the end of the under graduate or post graduate programme as a value addition to the university degree.
The diploma will mention the non academic credit points accumulated by the student in the six semesters of the graduation programme.

Highlights of the Diploma Programme


You can collect one credit point by imparting at least six hours of community service or being involved in co-curricular and extracurricular work. It is compulsory for our every student to take up at least one online course offered by Coursera. You will get two credit points on successful completion of one course.

iLEAD's Personality Development Programme
  • A 60-hour training module for soft & life skills with focus on personality development (Compulsory for all students).
  • A foreign language course for students.
  • Field trips, internships, live projects.
  • Participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

*Conditions Apply

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.
  • Students who are due to appear for Class XII final exams/awaiting results may be given provisional admission depending on their Group Discussion and Personal Interview Scores.

Course Structure

    1. Major – Basic Mathematics & Statistics, Introduction to Computing & Programming with C
    2. Minor – Principles Of Management
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets A or D
    4. Ability Enhancement – English & Professional Communication
    5. Skill Enhancement – Life Skills & Personality Development
    6. Common Value added Course – Yoga/ Health & Wellness/ Sports
    1. Major – DBMS, DSA
    2. Minor – Organization Behaviour/Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets B or E
    4. Ability Enhancement – Modern Indian Languages and Literature
    5. Skill Enhancement – IT Tools for Business
    6. Common Value added Course – NSS/ Critical Thinking/ Mental Health
    1. Major – Statistics for Data Sc – 1, AI & ML – 1
    2. Minor – Principles of Marketing/Business & Sustainability
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets C or F
    4. Ability Enhancement – The Constitution, Human Rights and Law
    5. Skill Enhancement – Understanding basics of Cyber Security
    1. Major – Statistics for Data Sc 2, AI & ML 2, Python for Data Science
    2. Minor – Human resource management/Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Sales and distribution management/E-Commerce
    3. Ability Enhancement – Society Culture and Human Behavior
    1. Major – Discrete Mathematics, NLP
    2. Minor – Financial management, Entrepreneurship
    3. Skill Enhancement – Internship
    1. Major – Big Data Analysis, Time Series Analysis, Data Visualization
    2. Minor – Customer relationship management, Career planning and management/Managing Workplace Diversity
    1. Major – RM / PM, Deep Learning, Data Security
    2. Minor – Consumer behaviour / Exploring, Business
      Opportunity, Strategic management/ Intellectual Property Rights
    1. Major – IOT & Sensor Data Analysis, Social Network Analysis (
    2. Skill Enhancement – Capstone Project, Research Project


Dr. Manas Paul

HOD of the IT department with experience of 20+ years

Ms. Urmimala Dey

Faculty with an experience of 10 years

Mr. Anjil Nath

Faculty with over 12 years of experience


Mr. Sujit Chakraborty

Faculty with experience of 10 years

Mrs. Somasree Mal

Technical Faculty with experience of 13 years

Mr. Jayanta Basak

Prof Basak has been associated with iLEAD since April 2021

Mr. Prasenjit Ghosh

Prof. Ghosh has a unique blend of 17+ years of industry experience and 10+ years of teaching experience

Course Fees

Fees Structure
Registration Amount
Semister 1
1,25,500( Admission fees & 1st Semester Fee)
Semister 2
Semister 3
Semister 4
Semister 5
Semister 7
Semister 8
Grand Total

Scholarship Programs

Student Loan Available

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Key Partners

Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre at iLEAD

iLEAD now has partnered with Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, a premier private equity advisory firm dedicated to empowering young startups.

Draupnir Capital is exclusively focused on our very own iLEAD students, graduates, and alumni, ensuring they receive unparalleled support – be it resources, capital, intellectual property, or administrative guidance.

We’ve also joined forces with the State Bank of India, amplifying the support network for our budding visionaries. This strategic alliance among Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, iLEAD, and the State Bank of India promises a transformative impact on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does data science cover as a discipline?

Data Science as a principle tries to develop skills in data analytics, statistics, machine learning, programming, data mining, data visualisation etc. that enables the young minds to understand business decision-making, corporate strategy and government planning. During the tenure of this course the students gain strong problem-solving skills, they learn how to effectively communicate work to both technical and non-technical audiences, they also learn to work independently or as a team. Moreover they get used to programming languages like Java, C++, Python and many more. They even get insights on using the cutting edge technologies to analyse and manage large data from various sources.

2. How is iLEAD’s Data Science Course in Kolkata relevant in India?

In India, Data Science is one of the fastest-growing sectors, this is mainly because it is the 3rd largest start-up hub all over the world. Job opportunities for Data Science graduates in India are increasing as organizations seek to harness the power of data to drive decision-making. The most common job roles which are in demand include data analysts, data scientists, and big data engineers. A data scientist in India requires having knowledge on extracting, cleaning, and analysing data. Data scientists use mathematical and statistical methods to mine data for insights.

3. Why should one take up BSc. in Data Science in Kolkata at iLEAD?

iLEAD has state of the art infrastructure. The course of B.Sc in Data Science in Kolkata over here is designed by industry professionals and will also be conducted by industry experts. Among the B.Sc Data Science College in Kolkata, our students get ample opportunities to work on industry problems and projects. Pedagogy is focused on Research, Case Studies, Industry applications, Hands-on Activities. iLEAD also provides 100 hours of exclusive job oriented practical training in the industry.

4. Is the data science course in Kolkata offered by iLEAD affiliated to any university?

iLEAD’s course of B.Sc in Data Science in Kolkata is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology.

5. What is the duration of the program?

It’s a 4 year degree program with 8 semesters.


6. What is the eligibility to enroll in the program?

Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.

7. What are the career prospects after completing the course?

Once you complete the course, you can choose your career as per your interest. You can become a Data Analyst/ Data Scientist/ Data Engineer/ Business Intelligence Analyst/ Data Mining and Statistical Analyst/ Data Science Executive/ MIS Executive and more.


8. Are scholarships available for the program?

Yes. Merit Based Scholarships are available. Students need to contact the college to know more. Call 9163122222 for details. 

9. Are there any EMI scheme available for payment of fees?

Yes. 10 EMIs @ 3.65% Interest | 8 EMIs @ 3% Interest | 6 EMIs @ 2.5% Interest

10. What is the admission procedure?

Candidates are to apply directly on college website ( by online process for admission or visit the college premise. Call 9163122222 for details.

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