M.Sc. - Statistics (Big Data Analytics)

Master of Science - Statistics (Big Data Analytics)

2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Industry-oriented Education In Data Science And Analytics


The M.Sc. Statistics Programme at Vishwakarma University, Pune is suitable for students who are interested in advanced learning and to undertake a research project in statistical science and its application to real problems. 

Developing the skill of big data and data analytics is an integral part of the M.Sc. Statistics Course. We ensure that the students learn and master techniques in data collection, data analysis in the data science field.

The programme offers an excellent balance between theory and application and covers traditional theory & methods as well as more modern ideas in statistics. Students will be proficient with the tools and techniques required to work with and analyze today’s increasingly complex data sets in all areas of the sciences.

Outcome On successful completion of M.Sc. - Statistics (Big Data Analytics) programme at VU the student will be able to
1 Apply rudimentary knowledge to provide statistical, mathematical and IT-based solutions for data analysis.
2 Analyze the real-world problem and identify the domain-specific requirements.
3 Design and develop a solid grounding in statistics and data analytics tools.
4 Analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from quantitative and qualitative data from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
5 Recognize the importance and value of mathematical and statistical thinking, training in different research fields.
6 Adopt the importance and value of mathematical and statistical thinking, training for the design and development of IT-base.
7 Analyze and evaluate the local and global impact of the statistical-based solution on individuals, organizations, and society.
8 Understand the impact of the professional statistical-based solutions in societal and environmental contexts.
9 Follow ethical principles and commit to professional ethics.
10 Shoulder the responsibility in a diversified team as a member or leader.
11 Effectively communicate in their professional career.
12 Adopt the technical and management principles in the multidisciplinary environment to provide economically viable solutions.
13 Engage in independent and life-long learning in a professional career.


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC Mathematical Analysis 4
CC Linear Algebra 4
CC Distribution Theory 4
CC Probability Theory 4
SC Advanced Statistical Programming Tool 2
SC Advanced Statistical Programming Tool lab 2
SC Data Storage Techniques 3
SC Data Storage Techniques Lab 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC Statistical Inference 4
CC Advanced Regression Analysis 4
CC Sampling Techniques 4
CC Applied Experimental Design 4
SC Data Analysis using Python 2
SC Data Warehousing & Data Mining 4
SC Data Analysis using Python Lab 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC Advanced Multivariate Analysis 4
CC Statistical Quality Control & Reliability 4
SC Artificial Intelligence 3
SC Artificial Intelligence-Lab 1
SC Big Data Analytics 4
SE Specialization-I 4
SE Specialization-II 2
SE Specialization-II -Lab 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC Econometrics & Time Series Analysis 4
CC Stochastic Process & Queuing Theory 4
SC Machine Learning 4
SE Specialization-III 4
SE Specialization-IV 4

Specialization Basket

Specialization-I & II Specialization-III & IV
Bayesian Inference Optimization Techniques
Generalized Linear Model Survival Analysis
Actuarial Statistics Analysis of Clinical Trails
Demography & Vital Statistics Total Quality Management
Bio- Informatics Big Data Technologies –II
Big Data Technologies -I Finance Statistics

  • Exposure to practical aspects, application-oriented subjects like business analytics and programming languages

  • Practical skills developed in courses like computer modeling and, design of big data sets

  • Gain experiences of trained professionals to develop the ability to meet the demands of the Data Processing and Analytics Industry

  • Industry-driven curriculum

  • 96 Credits (Learning: Tutorials: Practice / Projects).

Dr. Nazia Wahid
Faculty of S & T

Dr. Nazia Wahid
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Dipti Joshi
Faculty of S & T

Mrs. Dipti Joshi
Assistant Professor
Ms. Aarti Hakim
Faculty of S & T

Ms. Aarti Hakim
Assistant Professor

  • Take up careers in Public Sector Banks like SBI, PNB, and other banks like Reserve Bank of India as Specialist officer, Statisticians, etc

  • Work as Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Data Scientists in reputed national and multinational companies like Mu Sigma, Fractal Analytics, Manthan, Latent View, etc.

  • Explore Careers as a Biostatistician /Statistical programmers in various Pharmaceutical Companies like Cipla, Zydus Cadila, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, and many others.

  • Can work in Government Organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the position of RAC JRF and as research scientists in the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

  • Pursue Careers in Academics and Research, Government, Semi-Government and private Undertakings such as a Research Associate, Research Assistant, Professor, etc

  • Can explore careers in government agencies like National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Central Statistics Office (CSO), etc.

  • Pursue a career as a data analyst/ Reliability engineer in the manufacturing industries..


“Studying at Vishwakarma is one of the best decisions I have made. I am growing up as an individual and professional. The faculty and staff are great, motivating, and supportive. The facilities and the variety of educational services are impeccable. I love studying at Vishwakarma University and looking forward to making a bright future.”                                                                                                

- Mrunmayi Ramshe, Student


“Assessment and Evaluation system at Vishwakarma is quite rewarding. Concurrent evaluations include Online tests, Baseline tests, Video-based tests, presentations, etc. Students are also supported with teacher observations, psychometric tests, locus control tests, and personal counseling to enhance their abilities, strengths and boost their confidence. Diversity of cultures makes Vishwakarma an interesting, exciting, and vibrant place to study.”

- Ankita Thorat, Student


“Varied initiatives and activities in addition to academics conducted throughout the year are preparing me for practical integrities of the business world. Vishwakarma University relentlessly tries to imbibe the culture, values, and ethics into the students. I am considering myself lucky to be a part of Vishwakarma University.” 

 -Manjeera Naga Pragada, Student

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • B. Sc. with Statistics principal and Mathematics at subsidiary level.


  • B. Sc. with Mathematics principal and Statistics at subsidiary level.


  • B. Sc. in Mathematics.


  • B. Sc. in Actuarial Science with Mathematics and Statistics at subsidiary level.


  • B. Sc., with three subjects in third year with Statistics as one of the subjects. Second Class in qualifying exam 
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category : 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam for Reserve category : 40%

Intake : 30.

Programme Commencement Date : 16th August, 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • ₹1,55,000.00/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remains same for the subsequent years of the batch.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

Contact Numbers: +91 90670 022 23 / 24 / 25 / 26

Email: admissions@vupune.ac.in | connect@vupune.ac.in

Website: www.vupune.ac.in

Instagram:Vishwakarma University – VU

Facebook: @vishwakarmauniversity

Twitter: @VU_Connect

Timings: Monday to Sunday (9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.)

Copyright © Vishwakarma University, Pune 2021 All rights reserved..

[Best viewed in IE 10+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera.]

:::| powered by VGESPL |:::

Admission Enquiry