IIT Kharagpur PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) Admission 2017

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ITI Kharagpur PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) 2017-19 Batch

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 2017-19

The notification for IIT Kharagpur PGD in Business Analytics (PGDBA) Admission 2017 has been announced
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 programme 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 2017
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 2017

Selection Process

Written Test (WT) and Personal Interview (PI): A written test will be held on 19th February 2017, to shortlist candidates for personal interviews and shortlisted after the written test will be called for personal interview to be held in Last Week of March 2017
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, Chennai

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

Program Fee: The Programme fee for the 2-year programme for the 2017-19 batch is Rs 16.20 lakhs; 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)

How to Apply

Eligible candidates are requested to apply online. Click here 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:
The 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: 29th November 2016
Payment of Application Fee starts: 01st December 2016
Last Date of Submission of Online Application: 10th January 2017
Last Date of Payment of Application Fee: 17th January 2017
Issue of Admit Cards (Online): 24th January2017
Date of Written Test: 19th February 2017
Announcement of Short-listed candidates & Sending Call Letter (Email) for PI: 07th March 2017
Personal Interview for Short-listed Candidates: Last week of March 2017
Announcement of Final Offer on or before 17th April 2017
Closure of Admission Process: 14th June 2017
Commencement of PGDBA Program: 19th June 2017

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