- In view of the increasing demand for Data Science, a three-year undergraduate course has been initiated by SRHU.
- 40% of the total seats have been reserved for students from Uttarakhand.
Doiwala, Uttarakhand– Swami Ram Himalayan Vishwavidyalaya (SRHU) has started a three-year B. Sc. (Hons) Data Science course under the Himalayan School of Science Technology (HSST). The university took this decision in view of the demand of the students and the industry. Limited seats are available for this course.
The experts at the college support the fact that one of the most valuable resources in the world today is data. They say that pursuing a career as a data scientist can be a great option for students.
Scope of data science
Data Science is one of the most in-demand subjects in today’s time. The major reason is the extensive usage of smartphones and the internet.
Data has been a goldmine for organizations all across the world. MNCs are able to analyze the preferences of the customers with this data only.
As per several media reports, the World Economic Forum’s Future of Work Report 2020 predicts that by 2025, the job with the highest demand and growth will be that of a Data Scientist.
Why is there a growing demand for data science specialists?
Despite the downfalls in the jo market during the coronavirus pandemic, the IT sector was growing. Also, there is a huge demand in the field of data science as a career option. The job market for this technology field is continuously growing in the country.
Due to the increase in online activities in the last two years, data collection has rapidly increased. The demand for skilled people who can analyze the collected data and help companies to grow their businesses is constantly increasing.
Currently, this demand for data specialists is expected to increase rapidly in the coming decade. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the year 2026, 11.5 million new jobs will be created in this field all over the world.
Data Science degree holders can become Data Scientist, Web & Social Media Analyst, Machine Learning Scientist, Business Intelligence Developer etc. There are immense job opportunities in the field of data science.
Not only in the private sector, but there are also several government jobs that a person can opt for.
Three years degree course
The B. Sc. Honors Data Science course at SRHU will be a semester-based three-year degree course. 12th pass students can apply for admissions.
Help desk for admission
Dr. Sushila Sharma informed that the college faculty has set up a help desk to ensure that the students do not face any kind of problem for admission. Further details are available on the University website www.srhu.edu.in. Apart from this, candidates can also get information through email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uttarakhand students to get 26% discount
SRHU has reserved 40% of the total seats for the students residing in Uttarakhand. Also, a rebate of 26% in tuition fees will be provided.
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