PGDBA 2022 – Exam Date is 03 Apr, Selection Process


PGDBA Admission 2022 – PGDBA 2022 exam is going to be held on April 3, 2022 in CBT mode. Candidates can check the all the details related to PGDBA 2022 exam on the official website, which is Candidates must note that the personal interview for short-listed candidates is going to be held in the month of May 2022. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly conducted the written test for Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course. The eligibility criteria for the candidates is the score of 60% marks in the graduation or post-graduation qualifying degree. Candidates can get here the complete details about PGDBA admission 2022from this page.

Latest – PGDBA 2022 exam is going to be held on April 3, 2022 in CBT mode. Scroll down to check more details.

PGDBA 2022

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course is a two-year full-time residential programme. Candidates can check below some important dates related to PGDBA admission 2022.

PGDBA 2022 Important Date
PGDBA 2022 Online Application Form Release Date 20 Jan 2022
Last date for the submission of online application form 18 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022
PGDBA 2022 Admit Card Release Date To be announced
PGDBA 2022 Exam Date 03 Apr 2022
Written Test Result declaration To be announced
Intimation of PI To be announced
PI of the shortlisted candidates May 2022
Commencement of PGDBA program To be announced

Latest News Stories on PGDBA 2022

20 January 2022: IIM Calcutta, ISI, IIT KGP release PGDBA 2022 Online Application Form at – What is PGDBA? Who can apply? Where and How to apply? Read More

PGDBA 2022 Exam Date Released

Candidates can check the new exam date for PGDBA 2022 from below image.

PGDBA 2022 Application Form

Candidates can get the application form for PGBDA 2022 at the official site of IIT Kharagpur. All the aspiring candidates of PGDBA 2022 must fill the application form correctly and they must upload all the documents required in their proper size and specifications asked by the authority. Steps of the method or how to apply for the exam are given below.

Step 1: Check for the PGDBA 2022 link present in the news section on the right side of the website.

Step 2: Click on how to apply. There is click here to apply online link on the new page on the page after clicking on how to apply gets directed to. Click on it.

Step 3: Register as a new applicant.

Step 4: Login into the account using the details of user id and password.

Step 5: Application form will appear. Fill all the details.

Step 6: Submit the form online.

Application fee: The candidates can check the application fee for PGDBA 2022 course below.

Category: Application Form Fee
SC/ST/Pwd Rs. 1250
other Rs. 2500

Mode of Application From Fee – Students can pay fee online using the modes given below.

  • debit card
  • credit card
  • Internet Banking

PGDBA 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the PGDBA 2022 application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria. After checking the eligibility, eligible candidates can move forward to the application form procedure. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for PGDBA 2022 below.

  • All the appearing candidates must possess a Bachelor’s/ Post-graduate degree.
  • One-year MBA will not be considered equivalent of M.Sc./M.Com.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 60% marks, and/ or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent in B.Tech, BE, M.Sc, M.Com or equivalent qualifying degree.
  • For SC/ ST and Person with Disabilities (PwD) category candidates, the qualifying marks is 55% or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale.
  • Candidates in their final year of their degree examination are also eligible to apply for admission.

PGDBA 2022 Exam Pattern

The written test is of 3 hours duration. The total number of questions asked in the written test are 50 of 150 marks. The questions asked in PGDBA 2022 written test are multiple-choice objective type questions. Four sections are there in the written test which are verbal ability, logical reasoning, data interpretation and data visualization and quantitative aptitude. 3 marks are going to be given for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer in the exam.

The exam pattern for the exam is provided below.

  • Mode : The exam is an online exam.
  • Duration: The exam is of 3 hours duration.
  • Total no. of questions: Exam carries total 50 questions.
  • Marking scheme: For correct answer candidate receives 3 marks and for every wrong answer candidate loses 1 mark. For not attempting the questions the candidate receives 0 mark.

Sections of exam: The exam has four sections which are verbal ability, logical reasoning, data interpretation and data visualization and quantitative aptitude.

Section Number of questions
Verbal Ability 15
Logical Reasoning 05
Data Interpretation and Data Visualization 05
Quantitative Aptitude 25
Total 50

PGDBA 2022 Exam Centers

The cities of the exam center are listed and shown in map below.

PGDBA 2022 Course Structure

The candidates who enroll in PGDBA course have to note that there are 4 semesters in all. Each of the semester is offered individually by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI as per the table shown below:

Program Institute Period
Semester I ISI August 23, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021
Semester II IIT Khagrapur Jan 03, 2022 – May 31, 2022
Semester III IIM Calcutta July 05, 2021 – October 17, 2021
Semester IV Industry Internship Nov 01, 2021 – Apr 18, 2022

The courses offered in Semester I at ISI are given below.

  • Stochastic Processes and Applications
  • Statistical Structures in Data
  • Inference
  • Computing for Data Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Database Systems

The courses offered in Semester II at IIT Kharagpur are given below.

  • Data Science Laboratory
  • Foundations of Algorithm Design and Machine Learning
  • Modeling in Operations Management
  • Regression and time series models
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Elective III

The courses offered in Semester III at IIM Calcutta are given below.

  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Business Data Mining
  • Business Economics
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Elective IV
  • Elective V
  • Elective VI
  • Elective VII

In semester IV students have to do industry project / internship.

The courses offered in Semester II for Elective -II and III are given below.

  • Optimization and Business Decision Analysis
  • Venture Analytics
  • Product Analytics
  • Business Accounting and Banking Analytics
  • Basics of Marketing Analytics
  • Business Model Analytics
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Conversational Analysis
  • Ethical and Legal considerations in Business Analytics

The courses offered in Semester II for Elective -I are given below.

  • Enabling Technologies for Data Analytics
  • Information Retrieval
  • Cloud Computing
  • Complex Network
  • Randomized Algorithm Design

The courses offered in Semester III Electives are given below.

  • Selected Aspects of Advanced Predictive Modeling
  • Econometric Methods with Applications in Business and Economics
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Computational Finance
  • High Frequency Finance and News Analytics
  • Pricing and Revenue Optimization
  • Analytics in Payments

PGDBA 2022 Written Test Result

The result of the test is declared after the exam has been successfully conducted. Candidates can check the result as per schedule from PGDBA 2022 result will be released in the form of a pdf file. Candidates do not need any login credentials to check the result. We have provided you with the link to check the result on this page.

The candidates who get shortlisted have to fill in the PI application form and appear for the PI rounds as intimated via the registered email ids.

PGDBA 2022 Cutoff for PI

The candidates have to get minimum marks to be able to qualify for the PI rounds. As per the last year’s data the cutoff marks to qualify for the PI rounds are as follows:

Category: Cutoff marks for PI in 2019 Cutoff marks for PI in 2018
Open 105 92
Nc – OBC 94 82
Sc / ST / PWD 70 61

PGDBA 2022 Selection Criteria

The admission in PGDBA course is based on the following selection process:

Stage 1: Candidates have to apply online.

Stage 2: The candidates whose application form is accepted have to appear for the written test as per the schedule.

Stage 3: Selected candidates after the written test are called for PI.

Stage 4: The final selection result is based on the following weightage.

Factors Weightage
Written Test 45
Personal Interview 40
Points for class 12th marks 08
Work Experience 07
Total 100

Stage 5: The candidates selected as per the process, are issued a final offer letter and such candidates have to complete the admission process to confirm their admission.

Tuition fees and Scholarship for PGDBA Admission 2022

The program fee this year for the students is Rs. 24 lakhs. Students can pay the fee in four equal installments at the time of registration. The fee covers all of the charges provided below.

  • Tuition
  • On campus lodging
  • Books
  • study material
  • Laboratory charges
  • Examination material

The caution money, food expenses, lodging and travel expenses are not covered in program fee.


The provision to provide financial assistance to deserving candidates is available. Admitted students can take assistance in the form of educational loans from banks and other institutes

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IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI jointly conduct Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA). Candidates can apply for the same on the official website of IIT Kharagpur All the interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria for PGDBA 2022 before applying for the same. The candidates get shortlisted for admission on the basis of their performance in the written test, and Personal Interview. Candidates also get extra points for work experience and academic performance.

About IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, ISI

The written test is conducted by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI jointly. To study and know more about the institutes that are conducting the written test is provided below.

IIT Kharagpur
The institute was formed in 1951 by the government of India. The institute is one of the top institutes in education having 18 academic departments, 5 centers of excellence and 550 faculties. A new educational standard in engineering is being built by the institute.

IIM Calcutta
IIM Calcutta institute was established in November 1961. The institute has grown maturity in providing education. The institute provides post-graduation studies and research in management. The main focus of the institute is achieving excellence, best faculties and improving ties of business.

Indian Statistical InstituteISI institute was founded on December 17, 1931. The institute involves research, teaching, application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. The headquarters of the institute is in the northern fringe of Kolkata. Also, there are four centers located in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur.

Contact Details

PGDBA office
Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03222-282312

Important Details for PGDBA 2021

PGDBA 2022 Admission FAQs

Q1: What is the eligibility criteria to get admission for post graduate diploma?

Ans: Students must have secured 60% marks in graduate or post graduate degree (B.Tech, BE, M.Sc., M.Com or equivalent degree)

Q2: What is the application form fee for general category?

Ans: The application form fee is Rs. 2500. Only for SC/ST/PwD/DA candidates the fee is Rs. 1250.

Q3: What is the duration of the exam?

Ans: The questions in the exam can be answered in 3 hours.

Q4: Name the cities where personal interview can take place.

Ans: The cities are Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangaluru where personal interview can take place.

Q5: What are the modes to pay application fee online?

Ans: The modes to pay application fee online are credit card, debit card and net banking.

IIM Calcutta IIT Kharagpur ISI

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