IIT Kharagpur PGD Business Analytics (PGDBA) Admission 2018

ITI Kharagpur announces Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) 2018


IIM, Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata jointly invites applications for admissions to Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) for the academic year 2018-20


The PGDBA Jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata - aims to help shape the emerging profession of business analytics by delivering a cutting edge inter disciplinary educational experience to graduate applicants with an aspiration of building a career in this field


Partnering Institutes

ISI Kolkata

IIT Kharagpur

IIM Calcutta

Students successfully graduating from the program will be expected to join organizations working in the area of analytics. Those interested in higher studies may pursue doctoral or other advanced studies in areas related to analytics


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must hold a graduate/post-graduate degree with any of the following:

(i) 10+2+4: Minimum of 60% marks in the BS/BTech/BE or equivalent Level

(ii) 10+2+5: Minimum of 60% marks in the Integrated Masters or equivalent Level

(iii) 10+2+3+2: Minimum of 60% marks in the Masters Level For SC/ST and Differently Abled (DA) category candidates, the qualifying marks for eligibility shall be 55%.

Candidates, who are in the final year, are also eligible to apply provided they appear in the final exam and complete other academic requirements as specified above by 31st May 2018

For such cases, admission will be provisional subject to meeting the 60% for General/OBC category candidates and at least 55% aggregate marks or equivalent for SC/ST and DA category candidates

Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified above should be submitted by 31st October 2018


Selection Process

Written Test (WT) and Personal Interview (PI): A written test will be held on 18th February 2018, to shortlist candidates for personal interviews and shortlisted after the written test will be called for personal interview to be held around April 2018

The final offer would be made on the basis of performance in the written test, personal interview, work experience, and academic background

Cities for WT & PI:  Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai

Reservation: As per Govt. of India stipulations for SC/ST/OBC (NCL) and Differently Abled (DA) candidates

Program Fee: The Program fee for the 2-year program for the 2018-20 batch is Rs.20 lakhs plus a refundable caution deposit of Rs. 10,000; the fee needs to be paid in four equal installments at the time of registration for each semester


Syllabus for Written Test

Verbal Ability: Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences

Logical Reasoning: Logical connectives, Statements & Conclusions, Matching and sequences

Data Interpretation & Data Visualization: Data driven questions (pie charts, graphs, trends)

Quantitative Aptitude: Sets, combinatorics, Algebra (solutions of quadratic equations, inequalities, simultaneous linear equations, binomial theorem, series, AP, GP, HP, matrices), Euclidean geometry, Coordinate geometry (lines, circles, conic sections), Trigonometry (triangles, trigonometric identities, heights and distances), Calculus (functions, limits, continuity, derivative, maxima & minima, methods of integration, evaluation of areas using integration)

The duration of the test is 3 hours. Calculator, charts, graph sheets, tables or gadgets are NOT allowed in the exam hall



Eligible candidates are requested to apply online. Application fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/DA categories) has to be paid through the “State Bank Collect” website of ISI admission portal for PGDBA. Application fee can be paid online/offline, two working days after submission of the application form

Online Payment can be made by using Debit/ Credit Card/net banking. Keep the print out of transaction details for future reference

Offline Payment can be made by cash only at any branch of SBI; For Offline Payment:

Applicant will have to download and print the Challan from the State Bank Collect website www.isical.ac.in. The applicant should proceed to a SBI branch, two working days after submission of the application form. Applicant will have to pay the application fee and the bank charges in cash only

After making payment the bank will return the applicant's copy of the Challan which must be retained by the candidate.

In case of inquiries, please send an email to [email protected] or Call 033-25752500


Important Dates

Online Application Starts: 07th December 2017


Last Date of Submission of Online Application: 06th January 2018


Last Date of Payment of Application Fee: 17th January 2017


Issue of Admit Cards (Online): 27th January 2018


Date of Written Test: 18th February 2018


Announcement of Short-listed candidates & Sending Call Letter (Email) for PI: First week of March 2018


Personal Interview for Short-listed Candidates: Last week of March 2018/First week of April 2018

Announcement of Final Offer: Mid of April 2018


Closure of Admission Process: Mid of June 2018


Commencement of PGDBA Program: Third week of June 2018


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur

(Jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI Kolkata), Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur-721302, Email: [email protected], Phone No.: 03222-282312, Website www.iitkgp.ac.in


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