Post Graduate Diploma in
Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Jointly offered by ISI, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta


Instructions for Computer Based Test (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

3. There will be 15 questions on Verbal Ability, 5 questions on Logical Reasoning, 5 questions on Data Interpretation and Data Visualization, and 25 questions on Quantitative Aptitude.
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.


VERBAL ABILITY: Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/ Correction of Sentences.

LOGICAL REASONING: Logical Connectives, Statements and Conclusions, Matching, etc.

DATA INTERPRETATION AND DATA VISUALIZATION: Data Driven Questions (E.g., Charts and Graphs, Tables).

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE: Sets, Combinatorics, Basic Probability Theory, 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).

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