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BS in Data Science & AI


4 Years

Total Credits


School of

Data Science




Welcome to the Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (BS DSAI) program at IITM Zanzibar Campus. Our program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the fast-paced and ever-evolving field of data science and artificial intelligence. As a student in our program, you will embark on a comprehensive learning journey that blends foundational science and mathematics courses with specialised DSAI subjects. With a strong emphasis on practical experience and project-based learning, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world challenges and gain hands-on expertise in data analysis, machine learning, natural language processing and more.

Job Prospects

With the exponential growth of data and the increasing demand for data-driven insights, the job prospects for graduates in data science and artificial intelligence are numerous and diverse. As a graduate of our program, you will be well-prepared to pursue exciting career opportunities in various industries. Furthermore, our program aims to foster an entrepreneurial mindset, equipping you with the skills to launch your own data-driven startups or pursue advanced studies in data science and AI.

  • Data analyst or data scientist in tech companies, consulting firms, and research organisations.
  • Machine learning engineer or AI specialist in industries such as finance, healthcare, and e-commerce.
  • Business analyst or data strategist in companies leveraging data for strategic decision- making.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible applicants will appear for a test at a test center; shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. A holistic assessment of the quality of the application, performance in the screening test, and interviews conducted by the expert faculty panel will be used to admit students. The screening test will be similar to SAT in level/type. Further details will be announced shortly.

  • To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (BS DS & AI) program at IITM Zanzibar Campus, you must meet one of the following eligibility criteria

  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form VI) with 3 principal passes, in Natural Sciences

  • Final examination of the 10+2 system or two-year Pre-University, conducted by any recognized Central/ Indian State Board (CBSE etc.)

  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) Level

  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate office, Geneva

  • Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)


Course NameCategoryLTEPOTotal Credits
Introduction to Calculus Science31610
Physics for Data ScientistsScience31610
Engineering CalculationsScience336
Basics of ComputingEngineering33612
Writing for Self Humanities2259

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