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How Good is Aegis School of Data Science PGP/MS Programs? All You Need to Know!

Aegis School of Data Science Review Details
Course offered Business Intelligence using Cognos BI, IBM InfoSphere Big Insight are used for Big Data Analytics, IBM SPSS, and more
Stream Data Science & Analytics
Duration 11 months with 9 months of training and paid internship for everyone for 2 to 3 months
Fee of course (INR) 7,50,000
Accreditation IBM and NAAC
Entrance exam An aptitude test is mandatory if you have not appeared for CAT, GRE, GMAT, GATE, or XAT
Work ex required No
Eligibility Four or three years of graduation after 10+2 from a recognized university
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Bharti Airtel founded Aegis School in 2002 with the aim of developing cross-functional Technology leaders around the world

In 2015, Aegis and IBM collaborated to launch India’s first Post Graduate Program in Data Science, Business Analytics, and Big Data.

These programs are certified in association with IBM. Currently, this program is ranked as Best Data Science Programme in the Asia Pacific.

Aegis follows the North American credit structure. Hundreds of participants have graduated since 2015 and successfully launched their careers in various MNCs and startups with packages as high as 40 lakhs.


This School is accredited by National Assessment & Accreditation Council [NAAC] and University Grants Commission (UGC). This data science course is ranked among the top Five Business Analytics Courses in India.

Why Aegis School for Data Science?

IBM recognized Aegis as the best institute for building the capabilities of students and working professionals in the areas of Analytics & Data Science. Some unique features provided are-

  • Digitalized Student Portal and 24/7 access: All lectures, study material, ebooks, video lectures are available on their Learning Management System (LMS) and it can be accessed 24×7.
  • Faculty: The faculty is well qualified with impeccable academic background and has good experience in teaching.
  • Curriculum: The curriculum has globally accepted 45 credit structures following the North American credit structure.
  • Academic Facilities: College has support services like computer lab, latest books Library, IBM Business Analytics Lab, Big Data Product Factory, auditorium, well-ventilated classroom, hostels, etc.
  • Educational loans: They have tie-up with many reputed banks like HDFC to provide educational loans to the students.

Additionally, they provide you intensive hands-on training using R, Python, SAS to develop the necessary and unique set of skills. At the end of the course, students develop deep quantitative capabilities, technical expertise, and business insights.


Aegis school provides a full-time postgraduate course in Data Science and develops your foundation for a Data Scientist Career. Courses like Business Intelligence using Cognos BI, IBM InfoSphere Big Insight are used for Big Data Analytics, IBM SPSS, Enterprise Performance Management using IBM Cognos TM1, Watson Analytics, and Cognitive Computing are taught by IBM subject matter experts.


The overall course duration is 11 months with 9 months of training and paid internship for everyone for 2 to 3 months.


Aegis School of Data Science Fees Details (INR)
Mumbai Study center Fee 7,50,000
Bangalore Study Centre 6,50,000
Confirmation Fee 45,000

There is a 10% addition to total fees if you are paying in installments.


  • Four or three years of graduation after 10+2 from a recognized university.
  • Candidates who have completed their Ph.D., M.Sc, and MBA are also eligible.
  • Students who have developed a data product are also considered.

Admission Process

  • Online Application by paying the application fee of 1500 Rs. Submit the form after completing the entire application.
  • The admission team at Aegis will review it and schedule a personal round of interviews at the Mumbai campus. The candidate needs to give a personal interview and an Aptitude test. (Aptitude test is mandatory if you have not appeared for CAT, GRE, GMAT, GATE or XAT)
  • Once the candidate clears the interview, he/she will be offered an admission offer letter called “Conditional Offer Letter”.It is called conditional as the candidate needs to confirm the admission and secure the seat by paying the confirmation fee mentioned in the interview call letter.
  • Once the candidate confirms the admission, a confirmation offer letter will be given.


1. The school offers many scholarships for women, financially dependent and meritorious students like-

  • Deans Scholarship for Women in Technology Leadership
  • For Big Data Products are given Aegis Graham Bell Award Scholarship

2. Educational loan

3. Study Loan by HDFC Credila

4. Students securing 80% plus in 10th, 12th, and 75% in graduation or 93% plus percentile in CAT or GATE or more than 720 in GMAT or 325 plus in GRE are provided with Financial aid.

Job Prospects

Placements of all the students are facilitated by the Career Management Center (CMC) of Aegis.

The job roles after completion of this course are Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Data Science Faculty, Data Science Professional, Manager Data Science, and Senior consultant Analytics Data Science.

Aegis organizes Aegis Graham Bell Awards, Hosts Asia’s largest DataScienceCongress summit, meetups, and Leadership speaker series to offer students an amazing opportunity to network and learn from various leaders and experts such as CEO’s, CIO’s, Chief Data Scientists, world leaders, Best Data Scientists, and AI experts.

The fresher highest package was 13 lakhs while the lowest package was 7 lakhs. 90% of students secured the role of Data Scientist and 500% experienced candidates had a salary hike.


The college’s hands-on projects and rigorous efforts of CMC help students to secure placement in various companies like Accenture, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant, Cuddle Al, Wipro, Bayer, Kryptoblocks, Eigen Technologies, Impact Analytics, Mercedes-Benz, Edelweiss, Bank of America, Pentation, Atos, Angel Broking, Cybage, HDFC, Ford Automotive, Fractal, VM Ware, IBM, Aditya Birla, Virtusa, Mii app, Eclerx, Infrasoft and many more. The average salary of freshers is 8.5 lacs. Candidates with experience got over 300% hike on the last Package.

Is Studying in Aegis Worth it?

After our thorough research on various platforms such as LinkedIn, we discovered that the Aegis School of Data science has many positive reviews. Students have expressed their gratitude through their reviews.

Study Centers

They have study centers in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, and Bangalore.

Student Testimonials

“I applied to Aegis for MS in Data Science due to great career prospects in this field and since then there was no looking back. Each and every day taught us something new. And not to forget the industry sessions and Data Science Congress arranged by Aegis for their students that exposed us to real work going on in this field. And at the end with the support of Aegis CMC, I was offered a wonderful opportunity with Zenlabs as Associate Innovation Engineer. What more do we want !!!” Namrata Tolani, Associate Innovation Engineer, Zenlabs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1.Which programs are offered by Aegis in Data science?

Ans: The other programs offered by Aegis in Data Science are Full-time Postgraduate, Executive (Weekend) Postgraduate, and Executive (Online) Postgraduate.

Q2.Is this program an MBA or MS?

Ans: This Program is an MS in Data Science program and Not an MBA. This program follows the North American credit structure which makes this program unique.

Q3.Who will provide the Certification and is the Certification recognized?

Ans: International Business Machines(IBM) will provide the Certification.IBM is an American multinational company holding the record for most U.S. patents. Hence this Certificate is recognized widely.

Q4.What is the student profile?

Ans: Aegis has students with great experience from all over the world. They are from diverse backgrounds which help in cultural exchange. Some students do not have any experience and no coding skills while some students have 6-7 years of experience.

Q5.Who are the faculty members?

Ans: The faculties are IIT graduates and postgraduates from abroad. They are well experienced and have expertise in their field of teaching. They provide proper guidance to students and help them grow.

If you have any questions, please ask us here – we answer every single query of students. 

Contact Details

They have campuses in two cities- Mumbai and Bangalore

  • 19th Floor in A-wing, Kailas Business Park,
  • Vikhroli West, Mumbai- 400079
  • 607 & 608 in Building No 30,
  • Prestige meridian II, Bangalore- 560001

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