PGDBA Admission 2021 – IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly conducted the written test for Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course. PGDBA 2021 Admission Test has postponed till further notice. Candidates can fill the PGDBA 2021 application form by May 10, 2021, at iimcal.ac.in. PGDBA 2021 Entrance Exam is 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 get here the complete details about PGDBA admission 2021, from this page.
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course is a two-year full-time residential programme. Candidates can check below some important dates related to PGDBA admission 2021.
|PGDBA 2021||Important Date|
|PGDBA 2021 Online Application Form Release Date||01 Apr 2021|
|Last date for the submission of Online Application Form with Fee||10 May 2021|
|PGDBA 2021 Admit Card Release Date||to be announced|
|PGDBA 2021 Examination Date||New Date to be announced in due course.|
|Written Test Result declaration||to be announced|
|Intimation of PI||to be announced|
|PI of the shortlisted candidates||to be announced|
|Commencement of PGDBA program||to be announced|
PGDBA 2021 Application Form
Candidates can get the application form for PGBDA 2021 at the official site of IIT Kharagpur. All the aspiring candidates of PGDBA 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Before filling the PGDBA 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres
The cities of the exam centre are listed and shown in map below.
PGDBA 2021 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||August 23, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021|
|Semester II||IIT Khagrapur||Jan 03, 2022 – May 31, 2022|
|Semester III||IIM Calcutta||July 05, 2021 – Oct 17, 2021|
|Semester IV||Industry Internship||Nov 01, 2021 – Apr 18, 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
PGDBA 2021 Written Test Result
The result of the test is declared after the exam has been successfully conducted. Candidates can check the result as per schedule from isical.ac.in. PGDBA 2021 result will be released in the form of a pdf file. Candidates do not need any login credentials to check the result. We have provided you with the link to check the result on this page.
The candidates who get shortlisted have to fill in the PI application form and appear for the PI rounds as intimated via the registered email ids.
PGDBA 2021 Cutoff for PI
The candidates have to get minimum marks to be able to qualify for the PI rounds. As per the last year’s data the cutoff marks to qualify for the PI rounds are as follows:
|Category||Cutoff marks for PI in 2019||Cutoff marks for PI in 2018|
|Nc – OBC||94||82|
|Sc / ST / PWD||70||61|
PGDBA 2021 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 12th marks||08|
Stage 5: The candidates selected as per the process, are issued a final offer letter and such candidates have to complete the admission process to confirm their admission.
Tuition fees and Scholarship for PGDBA Admission 2021
The program fee this year for the students is Rs. 24 lakhs. Students can pay the fee in four equal instalments 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
IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly conduct 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 2021 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 get extra points for work experience and academic performance.
About IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, ISI
The written test is conducted by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI jointly. To study and know more about the institutes that are conducting the written test is provided below.
The institute was formed in 1951 by the government of India. The institute is one of the top institutes in education having 18 academic departments, 5 centres of excellence and 550 faculties. A new educational standard in engineering is being built 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 InstituteISI 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 the 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]
Important Details for PGDBA 2021
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|PGDBA 2021 Dates||Check Here|
|PGDBA 2021 Syllabus||Check Here|
|PGDBA 2021 Important Information||Check Here|
|PGDBA 2021 Certificate Proformas and Forms||Check Here|
|PGDBA 2021 Help Desk||Check Here|
|PGDBA 2021 How to apply||Check Here|
PGDBA 2021 Admission FAQs
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. 2500. Only for SC/ST/PwD/DA candidates the fee is Rs. 1250.
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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