One Week Short Course/FDP
Big Data Analytics

(27 April-01 May, 2020)

Recognized by AICTE at par with QIP for recognition/credits

Conference Code: EICT-IITR100

Venue: IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad

Certificates to participants by E&ICT Academy IIT Roorkee

Last Date for Registration: April 20th, 2020

Eligibility: Faculty/PhD/Research Scholars of engineering/technical institutions and persons from Govt. departments/labs and industry.

Experts from Industry: Mr. Prashant Gangwar (Devarty Technologies Pvt Ltd)

Principal Investigator (E&ICT Academy IIT Roorkee): Dr. Sanjeev Manhas

Why Big Data?

Big data is a term that describes the large volume of data: both structured and unstructured - that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis. But it's not the amount of data that's important. It's what organizations do with the data that matters. Big data can be analyzed for insights that lead to better decisions and strategic business moves. It's use is becoming common these days by the companies to outperform their peers. In most industries, existing competitors and new entrants alike will use the strategies resulting from the analyzed data to compete, innovate and capture value. Big Data helps the organizations to create new growth opportunities and entirely new categories of companies that can combine and analyze industry data.

Objective of the Course

  • To understand and practice big data analytics and its approaches that includes modern computing big data technologies.
  • To understand the Big Data Platform, HDFS Concepts and Interfacing with HDFS.
  • To understand Map Reduce Jobs, YARN, Pig, Hive and Impala.
  • Provide hands on Hodoop Eco System and Apply analytics on Structured, Unstructured Data.
  • Benefits and Outcomes of the Course

  • Learn the various aspects of data handling and how information can be extracted from data.
  • Carry out predictions and how to predict, how to analyses predicted values, discuss the importance of variables in a dataset.
  • Industries and domain where analytics are used extensively.
  • Guide/Mentor the participants to seek job opportunities in data analyst fields.

  • Course Program

  • The program is split into lectures and lab sessions.
  • Quizzes and project work for enhanced learning.
  • Hands-on experience on basic & advanced- level topics.
  • Interaction & learning with experts from academia & industry.
  • Certificates to the participants by E&ICT Academy IITR.

  • Course Content:
  • Introduction to Big data & Big Data Challenges
  • The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), Data ingestion using Sqoop
  • Introduction to MapReduce, MapReduce on YARN, Introduction to Spark and architecture
  • Data analytical tools in Hadoop, Introduction to Pig, Hive and Impala
  • Introduction to Hive, Hive architecture, Hive Setup and Commands
  • Introduction to Hbase , Hbase schema design, HBase Run Modes
  • Creating Databases and Tables, Altering Databases and Tables
  • Apache Kafka, Scaling Apache Kafka, Command Line Tools
  • Capturing Data with Apache, Basic Flume Architecture
  • Complex Data with Hive, Processing Text Data with SerDes in Hive
  • Important Details

    Last Date for Registration:
    April 20th, 2020
    60 seats on first-cum-first-serve basis
    5 days, 40 hours
    Registration Fee
    Faculty Members: Rs. 1000/-
    Research Scholars: Rs. 1500/-
    Persons from Industry: Rs. 2000/-
    Food and Accommodation
    Food and Accommodation will be available on self paid basis. No travel allowance will be provided. For more details, please contact: +91-9999940157
    Payment mode (Read the instruction for payment)
    Offline: Demand draft drawn in favour of "Dean SRIC IIT Roorkee" payable at Roorkee
    Online: Click on the link (
    How to Apply
    You can apply online by click here to fill-up the application form OR you can download offline form and email scanned copy to
    Contact Details
    Dr. Sanjeev Manhas (P.I., E&ICT Academy, ECE Dept, IITR)
    Dr. Pankaj Agarwal (HOD, CSE, IMSEC Ghaziabad),
    Tel: +91-9999940157, +91-7078627392, +91-1332-286457

    A hard copy of the application form along with Demand Draft must reach to the following address: Mr. Prateek Sharma, EICT Academy, ECE Department, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667.

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