Advanced Certification in
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About the Program

The Advanced Certification in Data Analytics programme from IIT Kanpur is a must for anyone looking for a high-growth career in data analytics. This program features the perfect mix of theory, case studies, and extensive hands-on practice. This program is a blend of academic rigour and significant industry exposure equipping you with highly advanced conceptual knowledge and futuristic skillsets unmatched by any other such programs. This Program is designed to give graduates in any discipline and experienced professionals from programming as well as non-programming background an extensive data analytics education.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

Receive Advanced Certification from E&ICT Academy, IIT-Kanpur post project completion

Hands-on training with 70% practical content

Top-class faculty from IIT Kanpur & industry

7 industry projects from different domains

180 Hrs of learning via live online classes or videos, assignments & projects

Career essential soft skill program

Weekend classes by Industry experts

100% Placement Assistance

Detailed Curriculum

Best-in-class content by highly experienced faculty and eminent industry leaders. Live online classes, case-studies, projects, and assignments.

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Fundamentals of R
  • Data Visualization in R
  • Data Preparation and cleaning using R
  • Understanding the data using univariate statistics in R
  • Hypothesis testing and ANOVA in R to guide decision making
  • Correlation and Linear regression
  • Logistic regression
  • Techniques of customer segmentation
  • Time series forecasting techniques
  • Decision trees & Random Forests
  • Boosting Machines
  • Cross Validation & Parameter Tuning
  • Final Case Study
  • Introduction to SQL
  • SQL Data Types & Operators
  • Useful Operations in SQL
  • Aggregating Data in SQL
  • Writing Sub-Queries in SQL
  • Common function in SQL
  • Analytic Functions in SQL
  • Writing DML Statements
  • Writing DDL Statements
  • Using Constraints in SQL
  • SQL Joins
  • Views in SQL
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence & Visualization
  • Introduction to Tableau
  • Dive into Tableau
  • Connecting Data Sources
  • Tableau Generated Fields
  • Data Manipulation in Tableau
  • Working with Dates in Tableau
  • Data Customization with Calculations
  • Adding Dynamism to a View with Parameters
  • Geographical Analysis & Maps
  • Creating Visualizations
  • Adding Statistics to Data
  • Formatting & Annotation
  • Dashboards & Stories
Programming Languages and Tools Covered
Program Lead
Dr.Amey Karkare
Dr.Amey Karkare
Associate Professor
IIT Kanpur
He has research and teaching experience of more than 10 years. Prior to teaching at IIT Kanpur, he got his Ph.D. from IIT Bombay and has worked for 5 years as an R&D engineer with SAP. His research interests are in programming languages like Python and in software development. Dr. Amey has received the Best Faculty of the Year Award in the category “Innovative Application of Technology Tools in Teaching/Learning” by the Computer Society of India’s Mumbai Chapter. He has over 37 publications in international journals to his name.
Dr.Arnab Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
IIT Kanpur
He has research and teaching experience of more than 15 years. His research interests are in databases, data mining, information retrieval, knowledge, and network graphs. He has not only published more than 50 papers in various international journals but also has written a book on database indexing algorithms along with having 2 patents to his name. Dr. Arnab has received the IBM Faculty Research Award, 2014. He has also been the Program Chair for the ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data.
Mr. Aatash Shah
Dr. Lalit Sachan
Co-founder & Head – Data Science, Edvancer
IIM, Lucknow
Lalit has over 10 years of experience in data science & AI. He has worked as a data scientist handling end to end data science projects in organizations like Global Analytics and Shopveg. Lalit is a corporate trainer in data science and AI for top companies like EY, PwC, Deloitte, GE, HDFC Bank etc.
Industry Expert Faculty
Dr. Kingshuk Srivastava
Mr. Utsab Chakraborty
Customer & Marketing Analytics, Flipkart
Utsab is an Analytics Manager at Flipkart and has a total of 10+ years of experience in analytics. He is an expert on predictive analytics, machine learning, R & Python. He has worked extensively in the retail/CPG, e-commerce and banking domains. His rich experience in consulting & delivery has transformed analytics journeys of several Fortune 500 companies. He also has a lot of training experience. Utsab has completed his PGDM from XLRI and his B.Tech from Kalyani Government Engineering College.
Mr. Renold Devaraj,
Data Scientist
Renold is a Data Scientist with 10 years of experience working with companies like Dell, Cognizant, TCS, Capgemini, Latentview etc. He is an expert on predictive modeling and marketing analytics and has worked on various projects for verticals like telecom, banking & retail. He is also a visiting faculty at various management & engineering schools in the country. Renold is an MBA from NIT Trichy and BE from Anna University.
Mr. Aatash Shah
Mr. Abhishek Nagarjuna
Sr. Ai Scientist
Abhishek is an AI & Data Scientist with 5 years of experience working with various global consulting companies. He has worked on various projects using advanced machine learning & AI algorithms. He is an expert on predictive modelling, machine learning, deep learning, R and Python.

Skills you will learn

Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Predictive Modeling, Data Visualization, R, SQL and Tableau


Career Prospects

Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Journalist, Database Admin Financial Analyst, Business Analyst, Product Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Marketing Analyst


Who Is This Program For?

Graduate in any field. Programming background is not essential. However, you should be willing to learn maths and basic programming in the course.


Minimum Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Our learners work at

Top companies from all around the world have recruited Edology alumni

Advanced Certification in
Data Analytics

On the successful completion of the course, you’ll get an Advanced Certification from IIT Kanpur, India’s top ranked institute of national importance

  • IIT Kanpur ranked 4 in NIRF 2020 Ranking List
  • Build a strong network in Data Analytics domain with opportunities to connect with IIT Kanpur experienced faculty and Industry Experts.
Industry Projects and Assignments


Predict patient re-admission risk for a hospital chain based on their medical history data.


Identify fraudulent transactions for a credit card providing company to create an early warning system to prevent frauds in real time.


Predict inventory requirement of spare-parts for a large engineering co. 

Real Estate

Predict property prices and help the prop-tech startup’s agents close deals quicker.


Identify locations where a retail giant’s new stores should be opened and will do well.

Over 2000 Careers Transformed


Average Salary Hike


Career Transitions

27 LPA

Highest Salary


Hiring Partners

Career Support

Get Industry ready with Dedicated our Career Support

Career Couselling
Resume Feedback
Interview Preparation
Job Assistance

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Frequently asked questions

Why should I study Data Analytics?

Everything is data-driven these days, from market research and sales figures to expenses and logistics. This program aims to produce well-rounded data analyst with in-depth knowledge and expertise in relevant tools/languages and understanding of cutting-edge algorithms and applications. Besides, the pay scale offered in this sector is driving the learners to choose this sector as their career options. This domain offers one of the highest-paid job roles in the country. Data Analytics course is one of the most sought-after programs in this domain.

What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the program?

Working professionals or freshers graduated with a 50% aggregate marks in their graduation.

The work experience is relaxed basis on application and profile. Basic knowledge of computer programming will be an added advantage.

What is the time commitment for the program?

A time commitment of 8 to 10 hours per week on an average is recommended to complete the program successfully.

Will I receive career assistance and support after the program completion?

Mentoring on how to make the best resume for a data professional, highlighting technical and domain expertise. Data Science interview preparation and mentoring by industry experts and provide job assistance at the end of the program.

Do I get to interact with Industry Experts during the program?

Yes, there will be live online interactive sessions with IIT Kanpur faculty and industry experts.

Is there any financial support provided for the program?

To ensure no barrier in the path of your learning, we offer financing options with our partner company Financepeer to help you make this Data Analytics program more financially manageable.

What certification will I get after the course?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded with industry-recognized Advanced Certification in Data Analytics from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur.

What is the job prospect after the completion of this program?

Industries are rapidly moving towards a data driven decision making, hence, there is a huge demand for experts in Data Analytics. Professionals are working across various industries such as Retail, Banking and Manufacturing. After the completion of the course, learners can excel in roles such as - analyst, analytics manager, director of analytics, or even chief data officer, and many other rewarding opportunities.