Entrance Test for 

IIIT-B & UpGrad PG Diploma in Data Science



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Ranked as India's #1 Online Data Science Program, UpGrad & IIIT-B PG Diploma Program has successfully launched 4 cohorts spanning 1500+ students. And we're happy to announce that admissions for our Dec 2017 cohort are now Open. If you're looking to start or advance your career in Data Science, take your first step by enrolling for the entrance test.

Test Instructions

You will be required to take a 30-min Online Aptitude Test comprising of 21 MCQs across quantitative aptitude and Programming concepts.

This is the updated sample test paper for your reference. Also, some important topics that you should prepare on are shared below, along with some quick references:

Quantitative Section:

  1. Basics of functions and differentiation (Algebraic Expressions only) - You are not required to remember any specific differentiation formulae Reference
  2. Matrices (11th / 12th grade basics - multiplication, addition, indices and notations etc.) Reference 1, Reference 2
  3. Probability (11th/12th Grade basics) Reference
  4. Ratio Proportion & Data Interpretation
  5. Series Notation
  6. Combinatorics & Counting (11th / 12th Grade basics) Reference

Programming Section:

  1. Please note - This section will not assess your knowledge of programming syntax in a particular language. You will be asked to evaluate pseudo codes and simple programming constructs like If, For and While Loops Reference

Please note that the above test is only the first step towards confirming your admission to the program. We would revert to you with the next steps post your test completion. Meanwhile, please feel free to reach out to us at datascience@upgrad.com or +91-7021148734 for any further information.

Why Data Science with IIIT-B & UpGrad?

Accelerate your career in data science by mastering concepts of Data Management, Statistics, Machine Learning and Big Data from most influential Data Science leaders and academicians of India.

For the Industry, By the Industry

Learn how Uber matches cab supply and demand, how Cognizant predicts customer churn for telecom service providers & more.

Domain Specialisation

Choose between BFS, E-commerce or Healthcare & build a resume showing expertise in one of the largest sectors in the world.

Career Guidance

Apply for suitable data science profiles through our career support. Your career mentor will help you select and prepare for interviews.

PG Diploma from IIIT-Bangalore

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma Certificate from IIIT-Bangalore.

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