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    Education

    Debate: Is Data Science a Future Replacement to Information Technology?

    On an average 150,000 engineering and diploma graduates pass out of the IT colleges all over India, and the number is only slated to grow by thrice by 2025. Compared to this, only 20,000 or less number of data scientists (as per the latest job board statistics) are available in the market. These numbers reflect how wide the gap is between the number of IT professionals and Data Scientists. As the boundaries between IT and Data Science fade away with the growing amount of innovation in technologies, there is obviously a scope for IT professionals to break into the Data management job market. However, there is an impending danger hanging…