Yes, it is possible for a student with any background to get into Data Science after acquiring the right skills. Data Science is a huge domain and requires a lot of basic knowledge to get a job in it. Start by learning Programming. Programming is very important for Data Science. There are many resources available online to learn programming. Start with C language and after getting good basic knowledge, learn other languages. Python and R language are two very important programming for Data Science. Then learn concepts of Big Data Hadoop, Data Analytics, Data Science etc. These basics are enough to get a job as a fresher in Data Science.