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**Mr. Bijan Barman**

Dean's Office

Indian Statistical Institute

203 B.T. Road

Kolkata 700108

Email: pgdba@isical.ac.in

Phone: 033-25752520 / 25752521

**Instructions, Syllabus and Sample Questions for PGDBA Computer Based Test (CBT) 2020.**

**Instructions for CBT:**

1. The duration of the test is 3 hours. The test will have a total of 50 questions carrying 150 marks. Each of these questions will be a Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ). Every question will have only one correct answer.

2. You will score

► 3 marks for each correctly answered question

► 0 mark for each unattempted question, and

► -1 mark for each incorrectly answered question

4. Books, charts, graph sheets, tables, calculators, mobile phones, digital diaries and electronic communication gadgets/computing devices etc. are NOT allowed in the examination hall.

**Syllabus**

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).