PGDBA Admission 2020 – IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly will conduct written test for Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course on February 16, 2020. The admit card for PGDBA 2020 has been released and it is available in Application Login at isical.ac.in. PGDBA 2020 Entrance Exam is going to be held in online (CBT) mode. The eligibility criteria for the students is the score of 60% marks in the graduation or post graduation qualifying degree. Candidates can read the full article to know more about PGDBA admission 2020.
Latest: PGDBA 2020 Admit Card is now available. Click here to download the same.
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analystics (PGDBA) course is a two year full time residential programme. Candidates can check below some important dates related to PGDBA admission 2020.
|PGDBA 2020||Important Date|
|PGDBA 2020 Online Application Form Release Date||03 Dec 2019|
|Last date for the submission of Online Application Form with Fee|
|PGDBA 2020 Admit Card Release Date||31 Jan 2020|
|PGDBA 2020 Examination Date||16 Feb 2020|
|Intimation of PI||06 Mar 2020|
|Commencement of the PI of the shortlisted candidates||28, 29 Mar 2020|
|Announcement of final PGDBA 2020 Offer||15 Apr 2020|
|Last date of closing of admission process||08 Jun 2020|
|Commencement of PGDBA program||15 Jun 2020|
PGDBA 2020 Application Form
Candidates can get the application form for PGBDA 2020 at the official site of IIT Kharagpur. All the aspiring candidates of PGDBA 2020 must fill the application form correctly and they must upload all the documents required in their proper size and specifications asked by the authority. Steps of the method or how to apply for the exam are given below.
Step 1: Check for the PGDBA 2020 link present in the news section on the right side of the website.
Step 2: Click on how to apply. There is click here to apply online link on the new page on the page after clicking on how to apply gets directed to. Click on it.
Step 3: Register as a new applicant.
Step 4: Login into the account using the details of user id and password.
Step 5: Application form will appear. Fill all the details.
Step 6: Submit the form online.
Application fee: The candidates can check the application fee for PGDBA 2020 course below
|Category||Application Form Fee|
Mode of Application From Fee – Students can pay fee online using the modes given below.
- Debit card
- Credit card
- Internet Banking
PGDBA 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Before filling the PGDBA 2020 application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria. After checking the eligibility, eligible candidates can move forward to the application form procedure. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for PGDBA 2020 below.
- All the appearing candidates must possess a Bachelor’s/ Post-graduate degree.
- Candidates must have secured a minimum of 60% marks, and/ or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent in B.Tech, B.E, M.Sc, M.Com or equivalent qualifying degree.
- Those who are in the final year of their degree examination are also eligible to apply for admission
PGDBA 2020 Selection criteria
The admission in PGDBA course is based on the following selection process:
Stage 1: Candidates have to apply online.
Stage 2: The candidates whose application form is accepted have to appear for the written test as per the schedule.
Stage 3: Selected candidates after the written test are called for PI.
Stage 4: The final selection result is based on the following weightage.
|Points for class 10th marks||07|
|Points for class 12th marks||07|
Stage 5: The candidates selected as per the process, are issued final offer letter and such candidates have to complete the admission process to confirm their admission.
PGDBA 2020 Exam Pattern
The written test is of 3 hours duration. the total number of questions asked in the written test are 50 of 150 marks. The questions asked in PGDBA 2020 written test are multiple choice objective type questions. Four sections are there in the written test which are verbal ability, logical reasoning, data interpretation and data visualization and quantitative aptitude. 3 marks are going to be given for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer in the exam.
The exam pattern for the exam is provided below.
- Mode : The exam is an online exam.
- Duration: The exam is of 3 hours duration.
- Total no. of questions: Exam carries total 50 questions.
- Marking scheme: For correct answer candidate receives 3 marks and for every wrong answer candidate loses 1 mark. For not attempting the questions candidates receives 0 mark.
Sections of exam: The exam has four sections which are verbal ability, logical reasoning, data interpretation and data visualization and quantitative aptitude.
|Section||Number of questions|
|Data Interpretation and Data Visualization||05|
PGDBA 2020 Exam Centres
The cities of the exam centre are listed and shown in map below.
- Navi Mumbai
- New Delhi
Cities of Personal Interview are provided below.
- New Delhi
PGDBA 2020 Course Structure
The candidates who enroll in PGDBA course have to note that there are 4 semesters in all. Each of the semester is offered individually by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI as per the table shown below:
|Semester I||ISI||01 Aug – 18 Dec 2020|
|Semester II||IIT Khagrapur||01 Jan – 10 May 2021|
|Semester III||IIM Calcutta||07 Jun – 30 Sep 2021|
|Semester IV||Industry Internship||01 Oct 2021 – 30 Apr 2022|
The courses offered in Semester I at ISI are given below.
- Stochastic Processes and Applications
- Statistical Structures in Data
- Computing for Data Sciences
- Fundamentals of Database Systems
The courses offered in Semester II at IIT Kharagpur are given below.
- Data Science Laboratory
- Foundations of Algorithm Design and Machine Learning
- Modeling in Operations Management
- Elective I
- Elective II
- Elective III
The courses offered in Semester III at IIM Calcutta are given below.
- Categorical Data Analysis
- Business Data Mining
- Business Economics
- Project Management
- Strategic Management
- Human Resource Management
- Corporate Finance
- Elective IV
- Elective V
- Elective VI
- Elective VII
In semester IV students have to do industry internship.
The courses offered in Semester II for Elective -II and III are given below.
- Optimization and Business Decision Analysis
- Venture Analytics
- Product Analytics
- Business Accounting and Banking Analytics
- Basics of Marketing Analytics
- Business Model Analytics
- Business Model Analytics
- Healthcare Analytics
- Supply Chain Analytics
- Conversational Analysis
- Optimization and Business Decision Analysis
- Ethical and Legal considerations in Business Analytics
The courses offered in Semester II for Elective -I are given below.
- Enabling Technologies for Data Analytics
- Information Retrieval
- Cloud Computing
- Complex Network
The courses offered in Semester III for Elective -IV are given below.
- Analytics in Business Forecasting
- Selected Aspects of Advanced Predictive Modeling
- Econometric Methods with Applications in Business and Economics
- Networks Analytics
The courses offered in Semester III for Elective – V, VI and VII are given below.
- Consumer Analytics
- Applied Marketing Research
- Financial Risk Management
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Computational Finance
- Advanced Spreadsheet Modelling
- Business Process Management
- High Frequency Finance and News Analytics
- Pricing and Revenue Optimization
- Analytical Tools in Demand Management
- Manufacturing Analytics
- Legal Aspects of Data Mining
- Decision and Games
- Games and Information
- Analytics in Payment
- Consumer Analytics
Tuition fees and Scholarship for PGDBA Admission 2020
The program fee this year for the students is Rs. 24 lakhs. Students can pay the fee in four equal installments at the time of registration. The fee covers all of the charges provided below.
- On campus lodging
- Study material
- Laboratory charges
- Examination material
The caution money, food expenses, lodging and travel expenses are not covered in programme fee.
The provision to provide financial assistance to deserving candidates is available. Admitted students can take assistance in the form of educational loans from banks and other institutes
Placement offered after PGDBA Course Completion
The placements for internship of students in 2018-20 batch were as provided below.
- Total number of students – 57
- Students who got placed – 57
- Maximum Stipend provided to the students is Rs. 172000
- Average stipend provided is Rs. 133000
IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly conducts Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA). Candidates can apply for the same on the official website of IIT Kharagpur pgdba.iitkgp.ac.in. All the interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria for PGDBA 2020 before applying for the same. The candidates get shortlisted for admission on the basis of their performance in the written test, and Personal Interview. Candidates also gets extra points for work experience and academic performance.
About IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, ISI
The written test is conduted by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI jointly. To study and know more about the institutes who are conducting the written test is provided below.
The institute was formed in 1951 by government of India. The institute is one of the top institutes in education having 18 academic departments, 5 centres of excellence and 550 faculties. New educational standard in engineering are being build by the institute.
IIM calcutta institute was established in November 1961. The institute has grown maturity in providing education. The institute provides post graduation studies and research in management. The main focus of the institute is achieving excellence, best faculties and improving ties of business.
Indian Statistical Institute
ISI institute was founded on December 17, 1931. The institute involves research, teaching, application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. The headquarters of the institute is in northern fringe of Kolkata. Also there are four centres located in Delhi, Banglore, Chennai and Tezpur.
Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Email: [email protected]
PGDBA 2020 Admission Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Students must have secured 60% marks in graduate or post graduate degree (B.Tech, B.E, M.Sc., M.Com or equivalent degree)
Ans : The application form fee is Rs. 2000. Only for SC/ST/PwD/DA candidates the fee is Rs. 1000.
Ans : The questions in the exam can be answered in 3 hours.
Ans : The cities are Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangaluru where personal interview can take place.
Ans : The modes to pay application fee online are credit card, debit card and net banking.
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