Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)


Institute Name:  IIT Kharagpur

Course Type:  Regular Courses

Apply By:  03 Jan . 2019


Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)
 

Course title: Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Deadline: 3rd January 2019

About The Programme

The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (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.

PGDBA is a two year full time residential diploma programme aimed at creating business analytics professionals employable by leading Indian and foreign firms. This programme is designed for those who have an analytical mindset, are interested in tackling challenging business problems, and possess an inclination towards mathematics. Some of the salient features of the programme include courses taught by reputed faculty members at the campuses of three globally renowned institutes, hands-on business analytics training at a related company, continuous interaction with industry leaders throughout the course of the diploma programme, and the availability of placement opportunities at all the three institutes jointly offering this programme.

Programme Overview

Students will visit the three institutions – Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Each of the three institutes will focus on a separate area of business analytics, in accordance with its expertise and competence. While coursework at IIM Calcutta will focus on the application of analytics in functional areas, ISI Kolkata will bring to the table its expertise in statistical and machine learning theories for analytics, and faculty at IIT Kharagpur will engage with the technology aspects of analytics. In addition, the students will be required to do an internship of six months duration on an analytics project in a business organization. The programme is strictly residential for the components at IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta. Residential requirement is not mandatory for ISI Kolkata. Each institute will arrange board and lodging arrangements for the students subject to availability.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Pgdba

  • Criteria for eligibility, shortlisting and final selection of PGDBA candidates for 2019-21 Batch
  • A candidate must hold a graduate/post graduate degree with any of the following:10+2+4/10+2+5/10+2+3+2 with a Minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale in the Qualifying Degree (i.e. B. Tech./ B.E./ M.Sc./ M.Com or equivalent).
  • For SC/ ST and Person with Disabilities (PwD) category candidates, the qualifying marks for eligibility shall be 55% or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale.
  • The CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks, even if the degree awarding Institute provides marks in CGPA system. Their admission will be based on the CGPA awarded in the transcript. If the CGPA is on a different scale other than 10, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.
  • Candidates, who are in the final year, are also eligible to apply provided they appear in the final examination and complete other academic requirements as specified above by May 31, 2019.

How To Apply

  • Eligible candidates are requested to apply online. Click here to apply online. Self-attested copies of all requested documents should be uploaded. Opening date of online application December 03, 2018
  • Application fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories) has to be paid as a part of the application process.
  • Last date of submission of online application: January 03, 2019

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