Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA) a 6-months full time PG-Diploma course of C-DAC ACTS. This course has a unique focus of technologies related to big data like Hadoop, Cloud computing, Data visualization, High performance computing as well as machine learning.

These are cutting edge, next generation advanced technologies that will shape the future of the aspiring candidates. At present, candidates with these skills are in huge demand, especially in view of the current technological revolutions.

This course provides a comprehensive intense training for all the constituents of data analytics domain right from programming languages and operating systems to HPC and machine learning thereby completing the entire technology spectrum.
After the completion of the course, students get great career opportunities in Software Development, Software analyst, data scientist etc

Training duration: 6 months, Full Time, followed by Placement campus. For the initial two months, all PG Diploma classes of the March 2021 batch will be held in online mode. After the first two months, depending on the pandemic situation, the PG Diploma classes will be continued in physical mode at the respective training centres.


  • Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation. OR
  • MSc/MS (10+2+3+2 years) in Computer Science, IT, Electronics.
  • Mathematics in 10+2 (exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering)
  • 4-year Graduation in Bioinformatics, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics OR
  • MCA
  • Note:The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Structure

Module Hours
Linux Programming and Cloud Computing 80 Hours
Python and R Programming 60 Hours
Object Oriented Programming with Java 8 80 Hours
Advanced Analytics using Statistics 80 Hours
Data Collection & DBMS (Principles,Tools & Platforms) 70 Hours
Big Data Technologies 150 Hours
Data Visualization - Analysis and Reporting 50 Hours
Practical Machine Learning 110 Hours
Effective Communication 50 Hours
Aptitude and General English 50 Hours
Project 120 Hours

Fees and Installment

The total fees of the course is Rs. 103,500/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%. The course fees has to be paid in two installment as per the schedule.

    • First installment is Rs. 10,000/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%.
    • Second installment is Rs. 93,500/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%..


    At the end of the training, all eligible students will be considered for the Common Campus Placement Program (CCPP) of C-DAC ACTS. This placement programs runs in 3 phases, wherein hundreds of companies visit the campus. CCPP has an excellent and consistent track record of placement.

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