An affordable data science courses by Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) for students, faculty and industry professionals through their platform ‘PadhAI’. A one-week course seems to be the World’s Cheapest Data Science Course.
The data science course is offered online that is a self-paced course on the foundations of data science. The course covers the beginner’s level of data science including the mathematical and programming skills needed to understand the subject. The five-month course is available at an extremely affordable price i.e. Rs 1000 only for the students and faculty members of the institute.
For the data science course, familiarity with programming in some high-level language is required (C/C++, Python, Java). Basic 12th standard Mathematics is expected. For the other courses, the previous courses need to be completed. A certificate will be provided by the IIT Madras incubated OneFourth Labs upon successful completion.
Mode of Course: Online
The PadhAI One Series, which is on the foundations of data science, begins on 1 February 2020 and will be conducted for duration of 4 months. The machine learning and deep learning courses will be conducted post that in the months of July and December, respectively.
Students enrolled in schools or colleges and faculty members with a valid ID card showing their current affiliation can apply for the course, which would cost them Rs 1000 plus 18 per cent GST. Working professionals and others who are looking to up-skill can also apply for the course at Rs 5000 plus 18 per cent GST.
Steps to apply for the course:
- Visit PadhAI’s official website: padhai.onefourthlabs.in
- Click on “PadhAI One launched – see details”
- Now you are in ‘Foundations of Data Science’ course page
- Click on the button “Buy Rs 1180 for students”
- For Professionals, click on the other button “Buy Rs 5900.00”
- Sign up with your KYC information
- A new page with listed courses will appear
- Choose the desirable course
- Complete the payment formalities and get started