B.Tech (Artificial Intelligence & Data Science)

Bachelor of Technology (Artificial Intelligence & Data Science)

4 Years - 8 Semesters - Full Time



Vishwakarma University, Pune is one of the leading state private universities in Pune that offers B.Tech. Degree with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (AI & DS). 

The Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Programme at VU Pune provides students the skills to perform intelligent decisions based on data analysis which is an important component in various real-world applications.

The programme is not only aimed to provide core technologies such as machine learning, data warehouse, data mining, and artificial intelligence; but it also gives in-depth inputs in areas like artificial neural networks, fuzzy techniques, big data analytics, and many more. Our aim is to prepare students to become industry-ready and knowledgeable, to pursue careers as data analysts, data scientists, and solve major problems related to the field of machine learning, statistics, knowledge discovery, and visualization. We help students excel in the field of computer science, applications, and systems with sound knowledge, skills, and practice.

Outcome On successful completion of the B.Tech (AI&DS) programme at VU (S&T) the student will be able to :
1 Apply the knowledge of engineering, data science fundamentals, and artificial intelligence to solve complex engineering problems.
2 Identify, formulate and analyze complex engineering problems to create solutions using the first principles of mathematics, statistics, and data science.
3 Design solutions for system components that meet the specified needs for the benefit of society.
4 Apply research methods including design of experiments, statistical analysis and business interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
5 Apply appropriate data mining techniques and statistical tools to model complex engineering activities.
6 Apply reasoning using contextual knowledge to assess the needs of society and understand the responsibilities relevant to the engineer specializing in data science.
7 Understand the impact of artificial intelligence as applied to the environment, and demonstrate the knowledge for sustainable development.
8 Adopt ethical practices as applied to the professional world to execute responsibilities and adhere to norms of the engineering profession.
9 Execute professional functions effectively as an individual, as well as a leader or member in diverse multidisciplinary teams.
10 Communicate effectively with the engineering community and with society in solving complex problems in terms of being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations, as well as execute and receive clear instructions.
11 Demonstrate an ability to lead projects and build cost models in an interdisciplinary professional setting.
12 Develop learning mechanisms and inculcate the ability to prepare for lifelong learning in the context of technological change.

Course Type Course Name Credits
BS Physics 3
BS Calculus and Statistical Methods 4
ES Engineering Graphics 1
BS Chemistry 2
ES Introduction to Computer Programming 3
BS Physics Lab 1
ES Engineering Graphics Lab 2
ES Introduction to Computer Programming Lab 1
ES Hardware and Software Workshop 0
BS Chemistry Lab 1
MC Induction training --
Course Type Course Name Credits
ES Digital Electronics 3
BS Calculus and Probability 4
ES Engineering Mechanics 2
HSM English 2
PC Problem solving and Programming 2
PC Problem solving and Programming Lab 1
ES Digital Electronics Lab 1
PC Engineering Mechanics Lab 1
ES TSDL (OOP using C++) 2
MC Environmental Science 3
MC Environmental Science Lab 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PCC Data Structures 3
ESC Processor Architecture 3
BSC Discrete Mathematics 3
LC Data Structures - Lab 2
LC Processor Architecture Lab 1
LC Technology Skill Dev.-2 (Python) 2
PCC Introduction to Data Science 2
HSMC Open Elective 1 2
Open Elective 1
Finance & Accounting
Organization Behaviour
Course Type Course Name Credits
PCC Theory of Computation 3
PCC Computer Graphics and Gaming 3
PCC Database Management Systems 3
LC Computer Graphics and Gaming Lab 1
LC Database Management Systems Lab 1
LC Technology Skill Dev.-3 (Java) 2
LC Web Technology Lab 2
PCC Datawarehouse and Data Mining 3
LC Datawarehouse and Data Mining Lab 1
  Minor Track Course 1 3
  Minor Track Course 1 Lab 1
HSMC Open Elective 2 0
Open Elective 2
Indian Constitution
Course Type Course Name Credits
PCC Operating Systems 3
PCC System Programming 3
PCC Computer Networks 3
PCC Artificial Intelligence 3
LC Operating Systems Lab 1
LC System Programming Lab 1
LC Computer Networks Lab 1
LC Artificial Intelligence Lab 1
PCC Big Data Analytics 3
LC  Big Data Analytics Lab 1
  Minor Track Course 2 3
  Minor Track Course 2 Lab 1
HSMC Open Elective 3 2
GIC Aptitude Development-1 1
Open Elective 3
Project Management
Course Type Course Name Credits
PCC Software Engineering 3
PCC Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3
PCC Compiler Design 3
PCC Software Engineering Lab 3
LC Compiler Design Lab 1
LC Machine Learning 1
LC Machine Learning Lab 1
LC Business Intelligence 1
PCC Business Intelligence Lab 3
  Minor Track Course 3 3
  Minor Track Course 3 Lab 1
PROJ Minor Project  
PROJ Open Elective 3 2
GIC Aptitude Development-2 1
Open Elective 
Trans inter disciplinary courses
Short internship
Center of Excellence project
Course Type Course Name Credits
PEC Elective 3
PEC Elective Lab 1
PCC Cluster Computing 3
LC Cluster Computing Lab 1
PCC Advanced Machine Learning 3
LC Advanced Machine Learning Lab 1
  Minor Track Course 4 3
  Minor Track Course 4 Lab 1
  Minor Project 2
  Internship 12
PROJ Major Project 12 
Natural Language Processing
Social Media  Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Elective Lab
Natural Language Processing Lab
Social Media  Analytics Lab
Predictive Analytics Lab
Course Type Course Name Credits
PEC Elective 3
PEC Elective Lab 1
PCC Cluster Computing 3
LC Cluster Computing Lab 1
PCC Advanced Machine Learning 3
LC Advanced Machine Learning Lab 1
  Minor Track Course 4 3
  Minor Track Course 4 Lab 1
  Minor Project 2
  Internship 12
Natural Language Processing
Social Media  Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Elective Lab
Natural Language Processing Lab
Social Media  Analytics Lab
Predictive Analytics Lab
Semester V Semester V Semester VI Semester VI
Introduction to Data Science Data Warehouse and Data Mining Machine Learning Big Data Analytics
Introduction to Data Science Lab Data Warehouse and Data Mining Lab Machine Learning Lab Big Data Analytics Lab
Semester V Semester V Semester VI Semester VI
Introduction to Physical Security, Cryptography and Blockchain Application Security Network Security Ethical Hacking and Cyber Laws
Introduction to Physical Security, Cryptography and Blockchain Lab Application Security Lab Network Security Lab Ethical Hacking and Cyber Laws Lab

  • A perfect blend of academia, industry, and data-driven research

  • Research and Project activities from various Centers of Excellence

  • Internships for all 3rd and/or 4th-year students

  • Exposure to interdisciplinary courses

  • Strong Teaching Learning Methodology

  • Project-Based Learning

  • Placement Assistance

  • Experienced Teaching Faculty

Prof.(Dr.) Kailas PATIL
Faculty of S & T

Prof.(Dr.) Kailas PATIL
Professor, CISO, Director International Relations
Mr. Shailesh Thaware
Faculty of S & T

Mr. Shailesh Thaware
Assistant Professor
Prof.(Dr.) Yogesh Deshpande
Faculty of S & T

Prof.(Dr.) Yogesh Deshpande
Professor & Director – VU Digital
Dr. Prasad Gokhale
Faculty of S & T

Dr. Prasad Gokhale
Associate Professor
Mrs. Reshma Pise
Faculty of S & T

Mrs. Reshma Pise
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Swati Shriyal
Faculty of S & T

Mrs. Swati Shriyal
Assistant Professor
Mr. Sanjesh Pawale
Faculty of S & T

Mr. Sanjesh Pawale
Assistant Professor & HoD
Mr. Noshir Zal Tarapore
Faculty of S & T

Mr. Noshir Zal Tarapore
Assistant professor
Mrs. Madhavi Dachawar
Faculty of S & T

Mrs. Madhavi Dachawar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Bharati Ainapure
Faculty of S & T

Dr. Bharati Ainapure
Associate Professor

  • Jobs in a variety of sectors like telecommunication, computer, aerospace, transportation, e-commerce, healthcare, banking, insurance, IT-enabled service industries, and government agencies.

  • Career opportunities as an application developer,  software engineer, system analyst, database administrator, network systems administrator, chief technology officer, computer systems manager,  customer support administrator, IT systems administrator, web administrator, software quality assurance analyst, webmaster, etc.

  • Graduates may choose to pursue further postgraduate studies or programs like MTech, MBA, MS, and Ph.D.  

  • Entrepreneurship or start-up.

  • Pursue Careers in Research and Development


“In Vishwakarma University we get a unique opportunity to team with students from multiple disciplines and come up with real-time projects which consider all the aspects. I believe the willingness of the professors to help us, not only in the areas pertinent to their class but also our endeavors outside of the classroom, makes the department stand out. University has signed many MoUs and various interactive sessions by the industry experts are arranged. Professors try to introduce some exciting projects and activities which give a practical glimpse of what's actually happening out there in the world, helping us maximize our potential.”

-Nimisha Doshi, Student


“I have always been given a lot of opportunities by Vishwakarma University time and time again, whether it be to start a new software club, be an intern at an international research project, or lead the coordination of various events. The teachers here truly value the students who put in the efforts and never cease to help them when in need.”

-Karan Jagtiani, Student


“Vishwakarma University provides the students the opportunities to connect with industry and practice what they learn along with well-experienced faculty and industrial experts. There is immense support provided to students when they want to learn something new. The faculty are also supportive and available to help students whenever they need it. Overall learn, practice, experience, and grow are the four pillars of the university.”

-Kunal Agarwal, 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.
  • Dr. Bharati Ainapure, Dr. Yogesh Deshpande, Prof. Noshir Tarapore, and Prof. Reshma Pise Received research grants from various Government and Corporate funding agencies.

  • Dr. Prasad Gokhale is the authorized reviewer for the IEEE Communication Magazine, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN),  Springer.

  • Prof. Reshma Pise awarded the Gold Medal for her SUN JAVA certification.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

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

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed 12th / 10+2 with English as a passing subject or 3 years Diploma or equivalent qualification from any recognized Board / University.
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam for Reserve category: 40%

Entrance Examination : VUNET

  • Saturday, 27th March, 2021
  • Saturday, 29th May, 2021
  • Saturday, 26th June, 2021
  • Saturday, 24th July, 2021
  • Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Intake : 120

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.

  • Rs. 250,000/- 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

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