About the course

Data Scientists is a breed of data experts who have the technical skills to solve complex problems whereas analytics interpret data and turn it into information which can offer ways to improve a business.So it’s no surprise many people are clamoring to find how to learn data science and analytics. ICT Academy of Kerala offers a specialized certificate course on “Data Science and Analytics”.



Why to join Data Science?

Course Delivery

Knowledge Partner

Internship Partner


100% Scholarship for FEMALE CANDIDATES

Access to Linkedin Learning with 14,000 courses


*Conditions Apply

70% Scholarship for MALE CANDIDATES

125 hrs virtual internship with TCS iON

Availability of Badges from AWS

Industry grade certification

Are you interested to join the course  

General Aptitude Test 

Applicable only for those who wish to avail scholarship

Certified Specialist in Data Science and Analytics

NORKA ROOTS Entrance test (60 Questions)

  1. Numerical Ability         (15 Qns)
  2. Verbal Ability                (15 Qns)        
  3. Logical Reasoning       (15 Qns)
  4. Data Interpretation     (15 Qns)

The Duration of the Test will be 60 mins


Graduates from Engineering/Science or 3Yr-Diploma in any of the engineering branches, having a foundation level knowledge (plus two equivalent) in Mathematics and Computer fundamental skills, can apply for the course.

Students who have completed their graduation, but awaiting the final results can also apply

Please note in case we, ICT Academy of Kerala detect any ineligibility at any stage the candidature will be cancelled accordingly.

Age Limit  – 56


  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Basics of Python Programming and Python for Data Science
  • Data Visualization with Tableau
  • Introduction to Statistics Classification, Tabulation, and Presentation of Data
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  • Simple Correlation and Regression
  • Data Preparation and Data Preprocessing and Clustering
  • Text Mining & Analysis Testing of Hypothesis in Case of Large and Small Samples
  • Chi-Square Test, F – Distribution, and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
  • Probability and Data Science & Classification
  • Database Concepts and SQL
  • Web Application Development with Python Flask

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List of companies came for placement

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Course Fee​

Rs 19,700 plus GST

Zero cost EMI for 6 months is available from the partner finance company.The disbursement of zero cost is subject to the approval of our finance partner named Finance Peer

Last Date of Registration               :  5th January 2022

Date of Entrance Test                      :  16th January 2022

Date of course orientation            : 23rd January 2022

Date of Batch Commencement : 27th January 2022

"What our students say!"

"Really happy receiving constant support and efforts from ICTAK or showing me the right opportunities and thanks for NORKA Roots for providing 75% Scholarship. Best place for DSA course, excellent classes and career support."

Theertha Anil K
Placed @ Edstem Technologies

"Excellent organization, great assistance, and well-organized training. The trainers in the academy have literally handheld me during various situations, which has helped me a lot in creating a strong foundation in Data Science, which in turn has given me an opportunity in the AI field. It’s a nice firm that provides so many certifications. I really love the support and in the future, I will come to take more certification in emerging technologies."

Nihad Hassan
Placed @ TCS

"ICT Academy of Kerala provides one of the best teaching experiences. The contents of the course are closely aligned with industry needs. I also thank you for the placement assistance even after the completion of the course. Highly recommend to aspiring students."

Minusri T R
Placed @ Cognizant Solutions

"Joining ICT Academy of Kerala for data analytics was one of the best decisions I have taken in my life. During these pandemic times, the NORKA Roots scholarship helped a lot of students like me. The main highlight of ICT is that it has a well-structured curriculum and diversified tutoring through Paatshala, Coursera, and Packt. and as a result of their continuous effort, I got placed in Ernst and Young as a data analyst."

Ajmal Bin Nizam
Placed @ Ernst and Young

"Data Science and allied courses are the most indispensable field to the Technology fields. ICTAK giving an opportunity to get this course available to the techies who want to go through the data science field."

Sarath Sarasappan

"You are doing a wonderful job. Keep up the good work."

Hussain Mohammed Saly
Working at Sharjah eGovernment

"I have completed Data Science and Analytics course from ICTAK, the course contents are well structured. For a beginner, this is the right place to start his learning path."

Anoop Khooli

"The trainers in the academy has literally hand held me during various situations, which has helped me a lot in creating a strong foundation on Data Science, which in turn has given me an opportunity in the AI field."

Abhimanyu K S
QuEST Global

"Joining ICT Academy of Kerala to learn Data Science and Analytics course is one of the bet decision I have made in the past year. ICT Academy have wide varieties of well crafted courses which allows the graduates to stay ahead of the game. Most of all the placement assistance is a remarkable benchmark of this institution by bringing the best opportunities to their students even during this pandemic situation. I am placed at EY GDS as a Data Analyst after successful completion of the course and with the support of ICT Academy of Kerala.

Abin Joseph
EY GDS, Trivandrum.

"Excellent organization, great assistance and well organized training."

Allianz Technology, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala.

"ICTAK provides one of the best teaching experience. The contents of the course are closely aligned with industry needs. I also thank for the placement assistance even after the completion of course. Highly recommend to aspiring students"

R Kannan Pillai
Placed @ Ernst and Young

"Best place for short term DSA course , excellent classes and career support."

Ahalya Biju

"The course which I perused in ICTAK has definitely helped me in upgrading my skillet and I will definitely recommend ICTAK to my friends and colleagues. The total experience was just fantabulous."

Himesh Nair S
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

"I am really glad that I had the opportunity to study in this Academy. From the classes to placement assistance you guys are really cooperative."

Anjana Vasu
Placed at EY

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Graduates from Engineering/Science having a foundation level knowledge (plus two equivalents) in Mathematics and Computer fundamental skills, can apply for the
course. Those who are awaiting final results can also apply

It is a 60 Minutes online remote proctor test, which consist of Numerical Ability ,Logical Reasoning, Data Manipulation , Verbal Ability and International Affairs .There is no negative marks for the test

6 Months (including internship)

Fees for the Long-term course are 19,700 plus GST

Yes, our course is suitable for both working professionals and students who are awaiting final results. Recorded videos of live sessions will also be available in case if anyone misses the sessions.

Based on the performance on the Entrance Test you will be eligible to get 75% scholarship from NORKA Roots

Candidates should have a minimum 80% attendance for live sessions. Candidates should complete all assignments and assessments as per course Quality Framework.

Yes, the programe is open for anyone, but the 75% scholarship is only available for Keralites. A scholarship of 20% is available for candidates from outside state

  • Cloud computing by AWS – Amazon Web Services
  • Robotic Process Automation by Automation Anywhere

Yes, for those who qualified in the final exit test will get a course completion certificate. It’s a joint certification from ICTAK and NORKA Roots.

Our Placements Team provides complete assistance to all our students to find the most suitable job opportunities and we have successfully provided job placements to our trained and talented students in the IT sector. More than 70 companies came for the recruitment of our students from January 2021

100% Placement Assistance Guarantee will guarantee a minimum of 2 job opportunities to the students within 6 months of completion of the program. If ICT Academy fails to fulfill the same, we will refund the course fees after applicable taxes. The candidate may be positioned up to the selection process .

  • Candidate should be holding a BTech, M Tech,BCA or, BSC computer science or  MCA Degree from an accredited institution at the time of placement.
  • The candidate should have valid marks sheet and degree to validate the degree 
  • The candidate should posses less than 28 years of age
  • Candidates who posses other qualifications can study the course, but 100% Placement
  • Assistance Guarantee assistance/ assurance will be given to above candidates who have the prerequisite of the qualification. However ICT Academy will do the maximum possible efforts to place candidates having other eligibility criteria( A declaration needs to be collected)
  • Need to maintain minimum 85% attendance in live classes for each phase of the program 
  • Should submit all  projects and assignments
  • Complete 80% of the self-learning videos that are included in the curriculum
  • Complete the Internship program( exempted for working professionals)
  • Complete the Employability Skill and Interview Preparation Sessions
  • The student does not respond/reply to the official communication mails from ICT Academy of Kerala
  • Companies didn’t select the candidates
  • TCS iON is strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services, An IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years.
  • Remote Internships provides a structured learning environment with access to industry mentors, industry-curated learning material, projects, and videos or webinars. Interns can also interact and share ideas with peers and the mentors through a social format. Candidates will get certificate once they successfully completes the internship and submit the project report.
  • Need to maintain minimum 85% attendance in live classes for each phase of the program 
  • Should submit all  projects and assignments
  •  Complete 80% of the self-learning videos that are included in the curriculum
  • Should complete the exit test

A refund of course fees advance will be made within 30 days of entrance examination or 5 days before the batch commencement whichever is earlier, provided the candidate furnishes the required bank account details for initiating the refund. Refund cannot be claimed for not furnishing the details on time. The refund is not applicable to the registration fee and refund is paid after applicable taxes. We do course orientation before 6 or 7 days of the batch commencement date to set the expectations

If a student is facing severe issues such as medical exigencies and find it difficult to dedicate time to the course, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another batch subject to the approval from Head of Retail Training. A student can request for deferral only once and to either of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year from the batch start date of the initial batch the student enrolled for. The student will be required to pay a deferral fee of Rs 2000. The deferral policy is not applicable for the student who availed anygovernment aid.

Certified Specialist in Machine Learning and
Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning jobs are high in demand and continue to be the winners in today’s world. This course is complemented with the Data science course offering students a wider platform of recognition of Diploma in both the fields. This area of study focuses on

  • The importance of Machine Learning in the 21st century
  • A brief outline of Artificial Neural Networks.
  • A mathematical study and estimation of the learning models-Supervised and Unsupervised
  • Understanding the concept of Deep Learning

A computer is able to learn from experience without being explicitly programmed and hence the phenomenon of machine learning took it position in global markets. The popular data science methodologies come from machine learning. Machine Learning has a high rank in data science that the common view of a data scientist is someone that uses big data technologies to create pipelines that feed machine learning algorithms.

Don’t let the digital technology scare you, they are at your fingertips so learn and master them. Are you ready to start your path to a Data Scientist? Then join us.

This curriculum covers the best in-class modeling and data analytics techniques through a combination of lectures, self-learning and project hours. To be an expert data scientist, practice and experience counts, our certificate course on “Data Science and Analytics” hence serve as a pre-requisite for this diploma course. This course focuses on the Machine Learning technology with hands-on experience. The course offers

  • Gaining a better knowledge on Data Science project workflow and latest developments in field of machine learning.
  • Understanding of Advanced Analytic tools and complex techniques in Statistics and ML.
  • Project completion results in a data product, a strong indicator of your expertise in the field of data science.
  • Employability skills are enhanced with the current IT scenario with efficient project management skills

Why join to Machine Learning?

  • According to a Gartner report, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is estimated to pave way for close to 2.3 million opportunities by the year 2020
  • A similar report from Indeed also reveals that the most in-demand job roles in artificial intelligence are that of machine learning engineers, software engineers and data scientists.
  • According to NASSCOM ,the Indian Data Analytics Industry, with its current worth of $2 billion is expected to witness a whopping eight-fold growth and to be worth $16 billion by 2025,
  • Highly recommended for job professionals working in field of data science.


  • Machine Learning Module (80 hours)
    • Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks
    • Algebraic & Geometrical Representation of Data
    • Density Estimation based Supervised Learning Models
    • Mathematical Perspective of Predictive Modeling
    • Probability Perspective of Machine Learning
    • Matrix Factorization of Unsupervised Learning Models
    • Ensemble Models & Case Studies
    • Introduction to Deep Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence Module(60 hours)
    • Basic introduction of AI
    • Pipeline, Pillars, Timeline
    • NLP – Practise
    • Computer Vision – Practise
    • Used Cases
    • Research Papers
    • Discussion
  • Project #02 (100 hours)
  • Self-learning (35 hours)


(140h Classroom + 35h Self-learning + 100h Project)


Any graduate with programing aptitude and strong foundation in mathematics

Fees – 30000 plus GST

25,000 plus GST as a part of ICT Academy of Kerala 5th Anniversary Offer

Those who score 50 % marks in the exit test of Data Science will get 25 percent fees reduction

Diploma in Data Science and Machine Learning

(600 hours: 280h Classroom + 70h Self-learning + 200h Project + 50h Employability Skills)

Those who successfully complete Data Science and Machine learning certification will get Diploma in Data Science and Machine Learning. The diploma course would provide a boost to the employment opportunities making them more advantageous to the IT Industry They will be provided 50 hours of employability skills training and will be given placement assistance