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For the year 2020, Glassdoor, a leading internet company on job trends, named Data Scientist as one of the most desired jobs globally with a median salary of $107,801 with one of the highest job satisfaction rates. Clive Humby, a leading data scientist famously said “Data is the new oil” in 2006 and today organizations from different sectors are improving their business performance through usage of cutting-edge data analytics platforms. Considering the growing interest and opportunities in this field, Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering has introduced a new branch of engineering named as “Computer Science and Engineering (Data Science)” from the academic year 2020-2021.
For the last many decades, statisticians and computer engineering professionals have been helping industries to improve their business performance. Researches in both these areas were developing new methodologies to improve their respective domains. Data Science is a field which combines the advancements in Analytics and Computer Science to bring insights to decision makers by analyzing vast amounts of data at very high speeds.
As a part of its commitment to bringing the latest in engineering education to the masses, DJSCE in 2020 is launching this 4-year undergraduate course with modern amenities and infrastructure, state of the art curriculum with experienced and dedicated faculty. The institute will continue to strengthen this branch through active industry – academia association throughout the course duration of four years.
To begin with, the intake of the course will be 60 for the academic year 2020–21.
To enable the modern society with skilled engineers in the field of Computer Science and Engineering with focus on Data Science, thereby bringing transparency and effectiveness in decision making for the overall welfare of mankind.
1. To strive for academic excellence by inculcating a lifelong learning culture in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.
2. To prepare industry ready engineers, trained in modern tools and techniques of Data Science.
3. To help governments and society in building and leveraging a state-of-the-art information infrastructure, that will contribute to better
4. To foster innovative research work in the area of Data Science and allied areas, leading to quality decision making.
Name of the Member
Professional Address & Designation
Dr. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering department, IIT Bombay.
Dr. M. Sasikumar
Director, C-DAC, Mumbai.
Dr. Sunil Kopparapu
Principal Scientist, TSC Research and Innovation.
Mr. Vishal Agarwal
Partner – Advisory, Data Science & Analytics, EY, India.
Mr. Bhavik Gandhi
VP Product and Engineering, INSPO (AI Inspiration Partner), Washington, United States.
Dr. Partha Pratim Roy
Associate professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Dr. Ramkumar Rajendran
Assistant Professor, EdTech Department, IIT Bombay.
Ms. Kriti Srivastava
Faculty Coordinator, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Data Science), D. J. Sanghvi College of Engineering.
Dr. Vaibhavi Sonetha
Our faculty members, with the help of academicians from IITs and BARC, professionals from industries such as Deloitte, EY, TCS, J P Morgan and alumni of D. J. Sanghvi have curated a comprehensive curriculum which enables a student to be readily employable at the end of the course.
First Year Scheme and Syllabus
Semester III Scheme and Syllabus
Course Outlines -
Tentative Credit Distribution by Course Category