Programme Details

Master of Science (MSc) in Data Science + Master of Science (MS) in System Science

  • Pune Lavasa Campus
  • Open From : 17-Apr-2024
  • Open Until : 04-Jun-2024

Master of Science (MSc) in Data Science + Master of Science (MS) in System Science is a collaborative (1year+1year) Degree Program between CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus and Binghamton University, New York. Students will study for one year in India at CHRIST University and one year in USA at Binghamton University, resulting in a Master of Science in Systems Science from Binghamton University. The Master’s Programme is a comprehensive course with a focus on developing skills in emerging technologies, statistical analysis, and computational techniques. The curriculum with courses in Statistical Inference and Calculus is designed to help students develop knowledge in Data Science theory. Tools like Hadoop and Natural Language Processing are well integrated in the course to provide hands-on experience in relevant domains. The programme also provides exposure to research models and industry-standard applications in data science through various guest lectures, seminars, projects and internships. The combination of in-depth theoretical concepts and practical application aims to sharpen the data science skillsets of the students and make them ready for the competitive job market.

Students who fall under any of the following classifications, at the time of application may apply under NRI Student category and be liable to pay the fees applicable to the category for the entire duration of the course.

  • NRI defined under the Indian Income Tax Law
  • Either of the parents is outside India (except Nepal) on Work Permit / Resident Permit.
  • Indian citizen financed by any Institution /  agency outside India, even if parents are Residents of India.
  • Indian Citizen who has pursued studies for qualifying examination in any foreign / Indian syllabus outside India.
  • Indian citizen pursued studies for qualifying examination in foreign syllabi in India.

Note: If only condition 5 is satisfied, and not conditions 1 to 4 above,NRI student category fee will be applicable only for the first year.

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For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:

Pune Lavasa Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University),

Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,

PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra




Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, government holidays and any special events)

A candidate who has passed an Undergraduate degree in BCA/Science with 50 % aggregate marks from any recognised University in India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU is eligible to apply.

Students must fulfill either criteria A or B described below in order to be eligible for the course:

A. Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA).


B. BE/B Tech/Under Graduate degree in Science with any two of the following subjects as major or minor (minimum of two years of learning)

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Students appearing for their final degree examinations in March-May 2024 are also eligible to apply. Applicants who are in the last year of their studies should have secured 50% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far.

For CHRIST University graduate students to be admitted into the 1+1 Program, the students also need to satisfy the following conditions:
a) Show sufficient English Proficiency at or above the level required by Binghamton University for international student admission. The current requirement is one of the following:
i. Internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT): minimum score of 80 (Note: TOEFL iBT MyBest scores are accepted).
ii. TOEFL Essentials: minimum score of 9 (Note: TOEFL Essentials MyBest scores are accepted).
iii. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5 with no band below 5.0
iv. PTE Academic: minimum score of 53.
v. Duolingo English Test: minimum score of 105 (Binghamton University has temporarily allowed the Duolingo English Test as proof of English Language Proficiency through the 2023 application cycle.
b) Have proof of sufficient funds to cover all the expenses for one year of study at Binghamton University.
Binghamton University should receive all required application materials by March 31st for Fall admission of the same year.

Terms of Admission:

When students are admitted into the l+1 Program, the students will be admitted into the master's program in Systems Science. Because 1+1 students are registered as graduate students throughout their study at Binghamton University, all l+1 students must take at least one graduate course every semester at Binghamton University. Students may elect to enroll in an English as a Second Language (ESL) course (if a seat is available), but they are not required to do so. To fulfill Binghamton University's graduation requirements, the l+1 students must complete at least 24 graduate-level credits (8 graduate courses) while at Binghamton.

1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5,000/- (Non-Refundable)

2. Programme fee as per the below table





Indian States






Other Foreign Nationals




2,15,000 INR


2,15,000 INR


4,000 USD


4,500 USD




2,15,000 INR


2,15,000 INR


4,000 USD


4,500 USD

Time of Payment : All the candidates have to pay the I Year fee immediately after confirmation of the admission. II Year fee must be remitted before 31st March of the year


It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for all years, there will be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

1. Indian nationals pursuing international curriculum in India, will pay the fee applicable for NRI status for the first year. Indian citizens who have studied foreign syllabus in India for the qualifying examination (applying for UG / PG / MPhil / PhD Programme has to be approved by UGC / AIU).

(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;

  • Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
  • Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.

3. To claim 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/- 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 be made through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS    
  • Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.


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Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court
At Post: Dasve Lavasa,Taluka: Mulshi
Pune 412112, Maharashtra.

Tel: 1800-123-2009






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