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World’s First Online B.Sc Degree in Programming & Data Science

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (HRD Minister) has launched World’s First Online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data Science through video conferencing. And, this online b.sc degree will be offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.
  • Highlights,
    - This program is open to anyone who has passed Class 12th, with English and Maths at the Class 10th level and enrolled in any on-campus UG course.
    - The current batch of students who are completing 10+2 in 2020 is eligible to apply. Besides, Graduates and working professionals can also take up this program.
    - This program will remove all barriers of age, discipline, or geographic location and will also provide access to a world-class curriculum in data science.
    - Data Science is one of the fastest-growing sectors that is predicted to create 11.5 million jobs by 2026.
    - This program will be offered in three different stages - Foundational Programme, Diploma Programme, and Degree Programme. At each stage, students will have the freedom to exit from the program and receive a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree.
    - Based on eligibility, interested candidates will have to fill a form and pay a nominal fee of Rs 3,000 for the qualifier exam.
    - Learners will get access to the 4 weeks of the course content of 4 subjects (Mathematics, English, Statistics, and Computational Thinking).
    source: newsonair

Published On : 03 Jul 2020

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