R is an open source programming language specifically used for data science projects. This language can be learnt from a variety of online sources free of cost. Students can enrol for R programming courses on Coursera. Other than that, the online community of R programming is also extremely rich in content.
Once the student is comfortable and confident in R language; he or she can then look for freelance opportunities on job portals, as well as enrol for live projects posted in Naukri.com, freelancer.com etc.
Interested and motivated students could visit the learning path of Board Infinity as well to check out the courses on R programming. In addition, Board Infinity would also guide the individual in making an attractive portfolio which could help him/her get interesting freelance projects.