Apply for IIT Kharagpur free online course on Data Mining

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 5, 2020 15:48 IST

The course will be held over a period of eight weeks and is entirely online. The programme will be held by Pabitra Mitra, Associate Professor of computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

IIT Kharagpur is offering a free online course on data mining. It will be held by means of National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) project. The course will be held over a period of eight weeks and is entirely online. The programme will be held by Pabitra Mitra, Associate Professor of computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has also served as a scientist at Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), Bangalore and as an Assistant Professor at IIT Kanpur.

Eligibility Criteria

This free online course can be taken by any student from any engineering background, physics or mathematics streams. Students can apply for the programme until February 24, 2020. The online programme will be held from February 24 – April 17, 2020. Those candidates who want to appear for the exam would need to pay an exam fee of Rs 1000. The exam will be held on April 25, 2020. Those who are interested and eligible need to go through the official website of IIT, Kharagpur NPTEL - swayam.gov.in.

The course will cover the Introduction, Support Vector Machine, Kernel Machine, Clustering, Outlier detection, Sequence mining, Evaluation, Visualization, Data preprocessing, Association rule mining, Classification basics, Decision tree, Bayes classifier, K nearest neighbor, and case studies.

This would be an AICTE approved Faculty Development Programme (FDP) course, for which students can enroll for free. However, those who wish to get an e-certificate would need to register and write the proctored exam conducted in person at any of the designated exam centres.

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