PGDBA program is a 2 year full time residential diploma program aimed at creating business analytics professionals employable by leading Indian and foreign firms. The PGDBA is a unique program because of its program flow that takes the students across the 3 campuses. (IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur)
In order to qualify for admission to the PGDBA program, an aspirant needs to clear the PGDBA exam cut-offs and appear for Personal Interview. We hope you have registered for PGDBA exam and have prepared well for the same.
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IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI Kolkata open application for PGDBA 2019-21 academic cycle.
This program is a 2 year full time residential diploma program aimed at creating business analytics professionals employable by leading Indian and foreign firms. This program is designed for those who have an analytical mindset, are interested in tackling challenging business problems, and possess an inclination towards mathematics.
Some of the salient features of the program include
The admission process of PGDBA programs is given below:
Step 1: Register for PGDBA 2019 and complete the registration process by paying registration fee.
Step 2: Written Test and Personal Interview
Test Scoring: +3 for each correct answer, -1 for each incorrect answer & 0 for not attempted.
Time: 180 Minutes (3hrs).
|Topic||Number of Questions||Syllabus|
|Verbal Ability||15||Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences.|
|Logical Reasoning||5||Logical connectives, Statements and Conclusions, Matching and sequences.|
|Data Interpretation & Visualization||5||Data driven questions (pie charts, graphs, trends).|
|Quantitative Aptitude||25||Sets, Combinatorics, Algebra, Euclidean geometry, Coordinate geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus.|
Those interested in higher studies may pursue doctoral or other advanced studies in areas related to analytics.
Section A: Verbal Ability (Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences) and Logical Reasoning.
(i) Data Interpretation: Data driven questions (pie charts, graphs, trends)
(ii) 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).
Written Test and Personal Interview
A written test will be held on 17th February 2019, to shortlist candidates for personal interviews. Candidates shortlisted after the written test will be called for personal interview to be held in 30th – 31st March 2019. The final offer would be made on the basis of performance in the written test, personal interview, work experience, and academic background.
A candidate's final score for selection is calculated on the basis of the below table:
|Criteria and weights for final selection to PGDBA|
|Personal interview (PI)||40|
|Points for Class X marks||07|
|Points for Class XII marks||07|
Reservation: As per Government of India stipulations for SC/ST/OBC (NCL) and Person with Disabilities (PwD) candidates. In case of OBC-NCL, the certificate must be issued on or after 1st April 2018.
|Registrations begins||3rd December 2018. Click here to register|
|Last date of submission of online application||3rd January 2019. Extended till 10th January 2019.|
|Admit Card/ Hall Ticket||23rd – 24th January 2019|
|Written Test||17th February 2019|
|Announcement of Short-listed candidates for personal interview||6th March 2019|
|Personal interview of short-listed candidates||30th – 31st March 2019|
|Announcement of final offer||On or before 15th April 2019|
|Date of Admission||17th June 2019|
Application fee: Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST/DA candidates)
Payment Mode: Online payment: Debit/ Credit Card/net banking.
In case of inquiries, please send an email to: email@example.com, or Call 03222-282312.
Prepare with IMS for PGDBA 2019 by enrolling for PGDBA programs as per below features:
Step 1: IMS have created a ‘How to crack PGDBA’ video that you should see here.
Step 2: The PGDBA Test Packs (as per ADMAT selection or variant purchased) have been dispatched. Please call 022-66170000 (extension: 218/219) or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are eligible for it but have not received the same.
Step 3: Solve Test Pack 1
Step 4: Attend the PGDBA Webinar. Our expert will break down the overall PGDBA program and share an expert’s analysis of Test 1.
Step 5: Solve Test 2 & 3.
Step 6: Attend the PGDBA Webinar. Our expert will share an expert’s analysis of Test 2 & 3. View the recorded Webinar here
Step 7: Solve Test 4 & 5.
Step 8: Attend the PGDBA Webinar. Our expert will share an expert’s analysis of Test 2 & 3. View the recorded Webinar here