Although it’s desirable to have a formal degree of data science as it eases employment; still there are multiple ways students can muster the art of data science through dedicated work and genuine guidance. There are multiple niche players such as Board Infinity, Udemy, Coursera etc. which provides the students with a convenient platform wherein they can select the related courses and go through them at their pace. In addition, there are multiple hackathons, Kaggle, online assessments etc. which students can enrol in to check their progress in becoming a successful data scientist.