Programme Details

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Data Science

  • Bangalore Central Campus
  • Open From : 21-Mar-2024
  • Open Until : 04-Jun-2024



The Doctor of Philosophy programme in Data Science is a distinctive offering that integrates principles from Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics. Given the pivotal role of data science and its computational models in decision-making processes across various domains, it has become a highly sought-after field in research, academia, and industry. The Department of Computer Science is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive curriculum that seamlessly combines theoretical research with practical applications in the realm of data science.

This programme is designed to cultivate dynamic researchers capable of designing sophisticated mathematical and statistical models for extracting knowledge from data. By fostering a blend of creativity and innovation, students are equipped with the skills to address complex data research problems, showcasing intellectual excellence in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics..



Why choose this course?

  • Integrates Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics principles for a comprehensive skill set.

  • Applies data science for real-world impact in diverse domains.

  • Highly sought-after in research, academia, and industry.

  • Department ensures a rich curriculum merging theory with practice.

  • Cultivates dynamic researchers in advanced modeling techniques.

  • Fosters creativity and innovation in addressing complex data problems.


What you will learn?

  • Master principles of Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics for a holistic understanding.
  • Develop expertise in applying computational models to drive decision-making across diverse domains.
  • Acquire sought-after skills in data science, relevant in research, academia, and industry.
  • Navigate a comprehensive curriculum, seamlessly integrating theoretical research with practical applications.
  • Cultivate proficiency in designing advanced mathematical and statistical models for effective data extraction.
  • Foster creativity and innovation, enabling the adept resolution of complex data research challenges.

Career prospects

  • Unlock diverse career paths in research, academia, and industry with sought-after data science skills.
  • Attain leadership roles, leveraging expertise in Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics.
  • Contribute to decision-making processes across domains with advanced computational modeling skills.
  • Navigate dynamic roles in data analysis, research, and innovation, shaping the future of technology.
  • Excel in academia, becoming a thought leader with intellectual prowess in data science disciplines.
  • Drive innovation in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics, making a lasting impact in diverse sectors.
For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9400
Email IDs
Indian candidates:
Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No:  080 4655 1306
Bangalore Kengeri Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,
Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road,
Bengaluru 560 073, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 97422 44407
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
Ph. No: 1800-123-3212
Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)
For Eligibility Criteria Click the link below:
Students who have completed their post-graduation from an international university must submit an equivalency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/- (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table
#Indian Nationals
Indian Nationals
#Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO
Foreign Nationals / OCI / PIO
Full Time PhD
Part Time PhD
Full-Time PhD
Part Time PhD
60,000 INR
80,000 INR
750 USD
1000 USD
Time of Payment: All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission. For subsequent years, fees must be paid annually on or before 15th March.
# The fee for Full Time PhD Scholars, as indicated in the table, is the actual fee payable and excludes the scholarship amount.
It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for two years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. In subsequent years Other Indian States fee will be applicable.
(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).
2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who;
   2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
   2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.
3. To claim the Indian category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).
4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- (US $80 for foreign nationals/PIO/OCI) is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if any applicable.
5. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through the following option:
    Payment can make through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
    Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.
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Online Application Form


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