There are many companies which hires freshers in the position of a data scientist such as Barclays, Fractal, Mu-Sigma, LatentView and other analytical service providers. However, the candidates need to have the right skills to crack the interview process. The key skillsets required for a fresher to get a job as data scientist are database management system (SQL etc.), basics of statistics & mathematics with focus on probability theories & algebra, Python, data visualization as well as an in-depth view on Microsoft Excel.