Online Application for PGDBA 2018-20 batch at IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata

Name of College:   IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata & IIT Kharagpur

Admission of Program: PGDBA

Date of Publication of Notice/Issuing of Application:   12/7/2017

Last Date of Submission of Application Form:   1/6/2018

Eligibility Criteria :

Minimum Eligibility criteria for PGDBA: 10+2+4 : Minimum of 60% marks, or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, or equivalent, in the BS/B Tech/BE or equivalent Level OR 10+2+5: Minimum of 60% marks, or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, or equivalent, in the Integrated Masters/B(ARCH)/MBBS or equivalent Level OR 10+2+3+2: Minimum of 60% marks, or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale, or equivalent, in the Masters Level For SC/ ST and Person with Disabilities (PWD) category candidates, the qualifying marks for eligibility shall be 55%, or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale, 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, 2018. 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, 2018.

Description :

The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) – jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata – aims to help shape the emerging profession of business analytics by delivering a cutting edge inter disciplinary educational experience to graduate applicants with an aspiration of building a career in this field.

Students will visit the three institutions – ISI, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta. Each of the three institutes will focus on a separate area of business analytics, in accordance with its expertise and competence. While coursework at IIM Calcutta will focus on the application of analytics in functional areas, ISI will bring to the table its expertise in statistical and machine learning theories for analytics, and faculty at IIT Kharagpur will engage with the technology aspects of analytics. In addition, the students will be required to do an internship of six months duration on an analytics project in a business organization. The programme being residential, each institute will make suitable arrangements for hostel accommodation for the students.

Facts File:

Tuition Fees

20 Lacs

Full time Faculty


Faculty with PhD


Average CTC last year

17.30 lpa

Highest CTC last year


Faculty with Industry Exposure


Exam Accepted

 Self Test



Syllabus for PGDBA Written Test 2018

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).

The duration of the test is 3 hours. Calculator, charts, graph sheets, tables or gadgets are NOT allowed in the examination hall.

Selection Procedure :

A written test will be held on February 18, 2018 and candidates shortlisted after the written test will be called for personal interviews to be held around April, 2018. The final offer would be made on the basis of performance in the written test and the personal interview. Due consideration will also be given to work experience and academic standing. Cities for written test and personal interviews are: Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai

Application Fee : 2000 for General & NC-OBC and INR 1000 For SC/ST/PWD

How to Apply :

Apply Online

Website Link : https://iimcal.ac.in/programs/pgdba/admissions/eligibility-selection-criteria


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