3AI Assess Level – I
Online Data Science Assessment Test – for aspiring Data Analysts to showcase their proficiency in Analytics and Fundamentals of Machine Learning

About 3AI Assess Level – I

 

3AI Assess Level 1 credential is an entry-level analytics certification which implies an entry level analytics professional who has an interest and fundamental education in a quantitative discipline (either formal or vocational) however may not have practical experience yet. Data Analysts are skilled professionals who have knowledge of interdisciplinary fields and their processes and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data in various forms. The certification focuses on multiple aspects of data analytics: Data exploration, data preparation, visualization, statistical analyses and inferences, translating a business problem into analytics problem, modeling methodology, and right selection etc. (refer the syllabus for details)

This certification is provided by 3AI, India’s Largest Platform for AI & Analytics Aspirants and Professionals, in collaboration with Analyttica DataLab, world’s only innovative experiential analytics EdTech company for upskilling and assessment in analytics and AI

This Certification marks the beginning of a career pathway that leads to 3AI Assess Level 2 & 3. The Certification is endorsed by 150+ Thought Leaders representing more than 100 companies from India AI & Analytics Ecosystem.

3AI Assess Level – I

 
 
  1. Increases professional credibility
  2. Displays knowledge of analytics process
  3. Sets you apart from your competition
  4. Demonstrates commitment to the field and continued professional development
  5. Establishes a career pathway
  6. Is an important career step to earning the prestigious 3AI Assess Level 2 & Level 3 certification

3AI Assess Level-1 at a Glance

 
  • Applicant needs a bachelor’s degree.
  • Transferrable credential for new analytics professionals
  • Level – 1 credential is meticulously designed to assess the problem-solving skills and application oriented critical thinking. This would help you in validating your skillsets as per industry standards and demonstrate your proficiency in the below skills (refer to the syllabus for details)
    • Strong understanding of Probability and Statistics for analytics and data science
    • Excellent Data Preprocessing & data preparation for analysis and modeling skills
    • Data summarization, reporting, and visualization
    • Fundamental understanding of application of Machine Learning techniques to solve problems
    • Basics of programming in either R or Python (to cover the syllabus)
    • Ability to understand business problems presented in the form of case and solve by application of analytics and fundamental concepts of machine learning
  • Global accessibility through computer-based testing
  • Base price is INR 2000. Free for 3AI Members
  • Renew every three years with professional development units.
  • Must convert to Level 2 within 4 years of earning 3AI Assess Level – 1
  • Sponsored by 3AI, a neutral party.
  • Vendor and software neutral
  • Created by teams of subject matter experts from practice, academia, and government.

Why get 3AI Assess Level – 1 Certified?

 

3AI Assess is an independent validation that you have superior knowledge and understanding of deployable Analytics process and skills. 3AI Assess enables you to easily convey to others that you have mastery of the analytics process.

The assessment is powered by Analyttica TreasureHunt® LEAPS, an EdTech platform for upskilling and assessment in analytics and AI.  Through it’s innovative contextual experiential analytics design (patented in USA) LEAPS offers upskilling and assessment framework for driving industry readiness.

 

Maintaining your 3AI Assess Certification means that you are continually working to advance your skills. That is achieved through a combination of continuing education, ongoing analytics employment, and sharing analytics experiences and knowledge – all part of the requirements for renewing your 3AI Assess Certification every three years.

 

3AI is actively working with employers who are adding “3AI Assess Preferred” to their analytics job openings because 3AI Assess provides a trusted means to identify, recruit and retain top analytics talent. Add “3AI Assess” to your signature to open doors to new opportunities and professional growth. Important career step to earning the prestigious CAP.

 

Based on the percentage of marks achieved, the certificate will have the below 3 levels of Grades:

  • Grade – Passed (Minimum 40% of total marks)
  • Grade – Excellent (60% – 80 % of total marks)
  • Grade – Outstanding (>80% of total marks)

The assessment is divided into three broad sections to be completed in 2 hours:


Section-1

Quiz (MCQ)

15 Questions

Time Limit – 20 Minutes

Section-2

Coding assessment

5 Questions

No Time Limit (approx. 15 min)

Section-3

Solving data-cases

2 data-cases

No Time Limit (approx. 65 min)

Section Details

Section 1: Quiz (Maximum achievable score – 50) Time limit 20 minutes

 
 
  • 10 questions with difficulty level low with 2.5 marks each and
  • 5 questions with difficulty level high with 5 marks each

Section 2: Programming skills (Maximum achievable score – 25) No Time limit (approx. time taken 15 mins)

 
 
 
  • 5 objective questions with 5 marks each MCQ and/or Fill in the blanks type, that may require quick coding using the console.

Section 3: Data-cases –Assessing the problem-solving abilities. (Maximum achievable score – 125)

 
 
 
 

Data-case-1: Difficulty level ‘Low’ – (Maximum achievable score 50) No Time Limit (approx. time taken 25 mins)

  • The context and objective of the case will be provided along with the dataset and dictionary, the candidate needs to achieve the objective by either using the point and click functions or by programming in console. They will be assessed based on their approach and results and not by programming skills. (25 Marks)
  • Quiz and/or subjective type questions based on the case (25 Marks)

Data-case-2: Difficulty level ‘High’ – (Maximum achievable score 75) No Time Limit (approx. time taken 40 mins)

  • The context and objective of the case will be provided along with the dataset and dictionary, the candidate needs to achieve the objective by either using the point and click functions or by programming in console. They will be assessed based on their approach and results and not by programming skills. (50 Marks)
  • Quiz and/or subjective type questions based on the case (25 Marks)

Syllabus Details

3AI Assess Level-1 test

Section-I Probability and Statistics for data science

 
 
 
 
  • Distributions –Binomial, Normal, Bernoulli’s, Poisson
  • Univariate, bivariate and fundamentals of multivariate analysis
  • Inferential statistics
  • Significance of probability theories and hypothesis testing
  • Significance of Correlation, and covariance
  • Sampling techniques

Section-II: Data visualization methods

 
 
 
 
 
  • Bar charts, Pie charts, Line charts
  • Stacked/Grouped charts
  • Box plots
  • Histograms & Density Plots
  • Scatter plots, pair plots & heatmaps

Section III: Data Pre-processing & data preparation for analysis and modelling

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Methods of identification and imputation of missing values in data
  • Identification and treatment of outliers in data (flooring and capping)
  • Identification and treatment of default values in data

Section IV: Feature Engineering

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Classification Models
  • Regression Models
  • Performance Measurement of Models
  • Models validation and selection

Section V: Fundamentals of Machine Learning

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Classification Models
  • Regression Models
  • Performance Measurement of Models
  • Models validation and selection

Who can take the assessment

 
  • Undergrad (B.Tech/B.E/BSc statistics/Bsc computer science/BCA) students in engineering and science.
  • Grad (MS/MTech/ME/MCA) students in engineering and science.
  • Working professionals: Software engineers, Business analysts, Startup teams building ML products/services, Product managers, Program managers, Managers, etc.
  • Aspiring Data Analysts with 2-3 years of work experience in other fields

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 
 

Anyone with basic undergraduate degree and interest in establishing their credentials in Analytics field can take the test.

 
 

Anyone with a bachelor’s degree and interest in pursuing a career in the field of analytics & data-science can take the assessment. If you fall under any of these criteria, you can take the assessment.

  • Graduation students (B.Tech/B.E/BSc/BA) in either professional streams such as Statistics, Engineering, Economics/Econometrics or life sciences or other streams with optional/elective programs in any of the quantitative streams.
  • Post-Graduation students (MS/MTech/ME/MCA/MA) students in either professional streams such as Statistics, Engineering, Economics/Econometrics or life sciences or other streams with optional/elective
  • Working professionals: Software engineers, Business analysts, Startup teams building analytics/ML products/services, Product managers, Program managers, Managers, etc.
  • Aspiring Data Analysts with 2-3 years of work experience in other fields
 
 

The certification will be valid for a period of 3 years and the learner can renew the certification after this period by taking an assessment.

 
 

There are several free courses and context available on internet covering the syllabus. One can also take up certain free courses offered by LEAPS by going to the below portal https://leaps.analyttica.com

 

The learners will get access to the data cases in 3AI and also an opportunity to get mentorship from industry leaders to chart out your custom roadmap in the Analytics field.



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