BS Data Science | GIFT University

BS Data Science

Career Prospects:

Data Science is amongst the most sought after skills in the world. Graduates of this program are offered lucrative career prospects in diverse professional fields including local and global software industry, data centers and analytics based organizations. Graduates can work as freelancers and get lucrative assignments as well whereas the opportunity to work with medium to large organizations, in local and international market, is also there.

 

Program Objectives

Data Science is an emerging and futuristic area of knowledge. The emergence of big data, machine learning and related security issues have opened up a vast area of new fields. While there has been significant developments in this field but it is yet considered an emerging field. GIFT University Computer Science Department has felt the need to impart knowledge in this innovative area of study. A BS Program is being proposed in this area which will impart the skills of large data handling and analysis to the students.

 

Program Description:

A BS in Data Science is 4-year undergraduate academic degree. The main focus of this degree is to prepare students in theoretical as well as practical aspects of data science and related activities. The program has been designed to have common courses during the first two years with two other Computer Science degree programs, namely BS(CS) and BS(SE). From third year onwards the students will learn about the specialized area of data science.

 

Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes application from students who have successfully completed their intermediate or equivalent qualification in Pre-Engineering / ICS or another combination with Mathematics. Further details are given below:

  • Matric and intermediate or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • The prospective students will have to appear in a written admission test.
  • Only those who meet the minimum eligibility criteria and clear written test are recommended for admission.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.
 

Program Structure

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Computing Core

10

39

Mathematics and Science Foundation Courses

4

12

General Education

7

19

Data Science Core

5

15

Data Science Electives

6

9

Supporting Electives

5

15

University Electives

5

12

Total

42

130

 


 

Minimum Eligibility:

The University welcomes application from students who have successfully completed their intermediate or equivalent qualification in Pre-Engineering / ICS or another combination with Mathematics. Further details are given below:

  • Matric and intermediate or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • The prospective students will have to appear in a written admission test.
  • Only those who meet the minimum eligibility criteria and clear written test are recommended for admission.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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