ISI PGDBA Admission 2017

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Admission 2018

Last Date to Apply

6 January 2018

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PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Admission 2018 will be done on the basis of written test which is jointly conducted by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) is a 2-year program. The programme helps to shape the emerging profession of business analytics by delivering a cutting-edge experience to graduate applicants. The notification has been released for the same by IIM Calcutta/IIT Kharagpur and ISI Kolkata. To be eligible for admission; the candidate must hold a graduate/ post graduate degree in Engineering or technology. PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Admission 2018 complete details are available on this page.

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Admission 2018 Dates




PGDBA Online Application Starts

7 December 2017

PGDBA Online Application Ends

6 January 2018

PGDBA Issue of Admit Card

7 January 2018 onwards

PGDBA Entrance Exam Date

18 February 2018

Call letters will be sent to shortlisted candidates

March 1st week 2018

Personal Interview for PGDBA Admissions

March last week 2018/ April 1st week 2018

Announcement of final Offer

Middle of April 2018

Closure of Admission Procedure

Middle of June 2018

Commencement of Programme 

June 3rd week 2018 (Tentative)

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PGDBA Eligibility criteria

A candidate applying for PGDBA Programme must have passed their class 10+2 and hold a graduate/post graduate degree as per given below: 

Study Pattern Minimum Marks CGPA
(If applicable)
Course level
10+2+4 60% marks 6.5 or Above BS/ B. Tech/ BE or equivalent Level
10+2+5  60% marks 6.5 or Above Integrated Masters/ B.Arch/ MBBS or equivalent Level
10+2+3+2 60% marks 6.5 or Above Masters Level


  • For SC/ ST and Differently Abled category candidates, the qualifying marks for the eligibility shall be 55% or CGPA 6.0 or equivalent

Final Year Candidates: The candidates appearing in the final year examination of their Engineering or technology degree program are also eligible to apply but such candidates will have to submit their final year mark-sheet and provisional certificate, latest by 31 October 2018

PGDBA Application form and Admit Card

The application process for PGDBA for IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Admission has started and the candidates can fill the form through online mode only. There is no procedure to fill the offline form. The last date to fill the form is 6 January 2018. Hence, the candidates are suggested to fill the form on or before the due date. The link to fill the form for PGDBA is given below.

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Application Form 2018

Submission of the Application Form

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Application form 2018 will be submitted in online mode only. The candidates do not have to send the hard copy of the application form to the authority. However, the candidates are suggested to keep at least two printouts of the application form with them for future reference.

PGDBA IIT+IIM+ISI Admit Card 2018

PGDBA IIT + IIM + ISI Admit Card will be available from 7 January 2018 onwards for the candidates who have successfully filled and submitted the application form. Once the admit card is generated, applicants will also be notified by e-mail about the same.

The candidates should know that an admit card is an important document to be carried at the examination centre. Thus, the candidates should check the details printed on the admit card and contact authority in case of any discrepancy.


The application fee of PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata for each category is different. The candidates belonging to the respective category should pay their application fee accordingly. The payment of the application fee can be made by Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking etc.

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata 2018 Application Fee




General and OBC

Rs 2000


Rs 1000

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata 2018 Course Fee

The programme fee for the 2-year PGDBA program for the session 2018-20 is given below which is to be paid in 4 instalments by the candidates.

Particular Fee 
Total Course Fee Rs 20,00,000
(refundable caution fee of Rs.10,000)

The total course fee payable by the applicants is to be paid at the starting of each semester, Listed below are the particulars which are included and excluded from the total course fee.

Included in Annual Fee Excluded From Annual Fee
Tuition Fee

Caution money

On-campus lodging

Food-related expenses

Some books and study materials Lodging Expenses 
Examination materials Travel Expenses that the students
may incur in Semester 4 
Laboratory charges Local Expenses

PGDBA Result and Counselling

The candidates will be selected for admission in PGDBA Program being offered jointly by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta based on written test. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 18 February 2018. The candidates will be further shortlisted on the basis of their performance in written test and will be called for the PI Session (Personal Interview).  The candidates will be finally selected for admission in PGDBA on the listed below criteria:

  • Candidate’s Academic Details
  • Written Test Performance
  • Work experience (If any)
  • Personal Interview

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata 2018 Result


The PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata result is expected to be declared in the first week of March 2018. The result will be declared in the form of the merit list with Interview schedule. The result of last year is given on this page below. The candidates can check the result by following the link. To see their result, the candidates can search for their Registration number.

Click Here for PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Result

Documents to be required at the time of Personal Interview of PGDBA Admission

  • Interview Call Letter
  • Admit Card of PGDBA Admission Test (Print a copy from your Account in the PGDBA Admission Portal)
  • Filled in application form for a personal interview.
  • Original Mark Sheet/Certificates from Class 10 until Graduation/ Post Graduation as applicable.
  • Original Work Experience documents, if applicable.
  • Original Certificates supporting any other Qualifications or Achievements that you have mentioned in the Application Form.
  • Valid Category (SC/ ST/ NC-OBC/ DA) Certificate in original, if applicable.
  • Self-attested copies of all the relevant documents.

Final Merit list of PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata 2017 (Last Year)

The Final Merit list of 60 candidates has been released officially along with the 68 waitlisted 68 candidates. The candidates are suggested to check their registration number on the given below list.

Report at IIM Calcutta Joka campus 17-18 June 2017
Registration at IIM Calcutta 19 June 2017
Orientation 19 to 23 June 2017
Course Commencement 26 June 2017


Acceptance of PGDBA Offer (Last Year)

Candidates selected for the admission must enclose a demand draft of Rs 1 Lac drawn in favour of “Indian Institute of Management Calcutta” payable at Kolkata along with the acceptance form on or before the deadline mentioned in the offer letter.

Merit List of the Candidates Admitted in PGDBA Programme (Last Year)

PGDBA Exam pattern

The duration of the written test will be 3 hours. The written test will be based on Pen and Paper mode. Every question will have only one correct answer selecting more than one answer will be treated as incorrect. More than one answer bubbled against a question will be treated as an incorrect response.

  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours
  • Mode of Exam: Pen- Paper Mode (HB Pencil Only)
  • Type of Questions: Multiple-Choice Question
  • Total Number of Question: 50 questions
  • Maximum Marks on Exam: 150 Marks
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: -1 Marks for each wrong answer
  • Calculator, charts, graph sheets, tables or gadgets are NOT allowed in the examination hall

PGDBA Admission Exam Pattern 2018 - Sectionwise Distribution of Question


Total Question

Verbal Ability


Logical Reasoning


Data Interpretation and Data Visualization


Quantitative Aptitude


Total Question

50 Questions


PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Entrance Exam Syllabus

ISI PGDBA Admission 2017

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Sample Paper


PGDBA Important details

Cities for written test and personal interview are Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. The detail about the written test centres is not yet declared by the institute.  Following is the list of last year's written test centres with their code:

PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Test Centres for PI and WT



Centre Code 


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PGDBA IIT Kharaghpur+IIMC+ISI Kolkata Placement

All 51 students of the first batch (2015-17) were placed on the very first day itself. Following is the summary of the PGDBA 2015-17 placement.

  • Total Students - 51
  • Total Placed - 51
  • Total number of companies participated - 21
  • Number of companies placed offers - 20
  • Total Offers made - 56
  • Total Offers accepted - 51

Placement packages offered last year -




Average Yearly

17.30 Lacs

18.34 Lacs

Median Yearly


17.70 Lacs

Top Recruiters:
American Express, Axis Bank, McKinsey and United Helth Group offered maximum job at the event of campus recruitment

PGDBA Contact

Mr Bijan Barman Dean's Office, 
Indian Statistical Institute,
203 B.T. Road 
Kolkata 700108

Email: pgdba@isical.ac.in
Phone: 033-25752500

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