Anna University Data Analytics Courses

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Data Analytics for B.Tech IT Students – Anna University


List of Courses Offered

1. Data Analytics for B.Tech IT Students

  • Course Duration: A minimum of 28 hours spread through 45 session
  • Course Nature: B. Tech in IT 7th semester course
  • Course Objectives 
    • Introduction to big data analytics
    • Acquire data analytical skills using different statistical tools
    • Familiarize with data streams and visualization 
    • Learn crucial skills in data mining and clustering
  • Data Analytics Syllabus
    • Introduction to Big Data
  • Duration: 8 hours 
  • It includes units such as;
    • Analytical Processes & Tools
    • Evolution of Analytic Scalability
    • Web Data Management
    • Analysis vs. Reporting of Data-Modern Data Analytical Tools
    • Statistical Inference
    • Prediction Error
    • Statistical Concepts: Sampling Distributions
    • Data Analysis
    • Duration: 12 hours 
  • Students cover the following topics:
    • Multivariate Analysis
    • Inference and Bayesian Networks
    • Regression Modelling 
    • Analysis of Time Series: Linear Systems Analysis and Nonlinear Dynamics
    • Support Vector and Kernel Methods
    • Neural Networks: Learning and Generalization
    • Fuzzy Logic: Extracting Fuzzy Models from Data, Stochastic Search Methods, and Fuzzy Decision Trees 
    • Competitive Learning
    • Principal Component Analysis and Neural Networks
  • Mining Data Streams
  • Duration: 8 hours 
  • Students must cover the following:
    • Introduction to Stream Concepts 
    • Real-Time Analytics Platform(RTAP) applications 
    • Stream Computing-Sampling data in a stream, filtering streams and counting distinct elements in a stream
    • Decaying window
    • Real-time sentiment analysis and stock market predictions
    • Stream data model and architecture 
    • Case Study Analysis

Course Outcomes

By the end of the program, a student must be able to:

  • Apply all the statistical analysis methods
  • Use various statistical tools for data analysis
  • Design distributed file systems
  • Apply stream data model
  • Use visualization techniques for data analysis


  • Candidates must be pursuing B.Tech in Information University from Anna University
  • All interested candidates must have completed their high school successfully
  • Must have an interest in technology and science-related courses 

2. Big Data Analytics Training Program 

  • Course Duration: 1 day
  • Course Nature/Type: Certification Data Analytics Seminar
  • Training Capacity: 30 participants (first-come-first-served basis)

Who’s Eligible?

  • The training program is open to all professionals interested in furthering their data analytics knowledge.
  • The target includes researchers, faculty members, analytics practitioners, and postgraduate students in management/data science/computer science.

How to Register

  • All interested participants are required to register through the institution’s website. Only register when the program is open.

Areas Covered

  • Benefits of Big Data Analytics
  • Use of Closed-Loop Method and Corporate performance Management Techniques
  • Use of Customer Segmentation, Data Mining, and Correlation Analysis in management
  • Real-Time Analytic Strategy for Performance Monitoring and Operational Reporting 
  • Predictive Analytics 
  • Application of Software and Statistical Tools 

Fee Structure

  • 2500 INR. It covers refreshments, lunch, and the training kit.



  • Ranked 10th in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.

Placement Details

  • Anna University achieves more than 95% placement success.
  • More than 100 organizations participate in the exercise. They include Procter & Gamble, Mahindra Electrics, KPMG, Deloitte, Nielsen, Sun Pharma, Cognizant, and YES Bank.

Job Prospects and Expected Salary

  • Data analytics has increasingly become necessary for every organization handling data. As such, data science graduates are quickly absorbed into the job market.
  • The graduates work in different sectors including healthcare, service, consultancy, and manufacturing
  • The introductory salary for graduates is approximately Rs 12 lakhs annually with the highest getting up to Rs 23 lakhs annually.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q1: Can I undertake more than one data science course?

Ans: Yes, you are allowed to take as many courses as you deem necessary. However, you can only undertake one course at a time.

  • Q2: How should I remit payment for the big data analytics program at Anna University?

Ans: All participants are required to draw a Demand Draft in favor of “ the Dean, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600044”. Alternatively, the candidates can use credit cards or debit cards to make the payments.

Contact Details

  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Official Website:

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