Post Graduate Diploma in
Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Jointly offered by ISI, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta

Eligibility criteria for PGDBA

A candidate must hold a graduate/post graduate degree with any of the following:

10+2+4 : Minimum of 60% marks, and/or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, and/or equivalent, in the BS/B Tech/BE or equivalent Level.

10+2+5: Minimum of 60% marks, and/or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, and/or equivalent, in the Integrated Masters or equivalent Level.

10+2+3+2: Minimum of 60% marks, and/or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, and/or equivalent, in the Masters Level.

For SC/ ST and Differently Abled (DA) category candidates, the qualifying marks for eligibility shall be 55%, and/or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale, and/or equivalent.

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, 2017. For such cases, admission will be provisional subject to meeting the eligibility criteria as mentioned above. Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified above should be submitted by October 31, 2017.

Reservation
As per Government of India stipulations for SC/ST/NC-OBC and Differently Abled (DA) candidates.

Written Test and Personal Interview
A written test will be held on February 19, 2017, to shortlist candidates for personal interview. Candidates shortlisted after the written test will be called for personal interview to be held in the 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 standing.

Syllabus for Written Test

VERBAL ABILITY: Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences.

LOGICAL REASONING: Logical connectives, Statements and Conclusions, Matching and sequences.

DATA INTERPRETATION AND 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).

Cities for Written Test and Personal Interview:
Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai