Top 10 Post Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics in India

December 30, 2020

Big data analytics is becoming a most sought-after career opportunity as the use of technology is reaching greater heights. With companies leveraging advanced technology, the amount of data generated from such technologies has become the biggest challenge for organizations to process and derive actionable insights. This urgency to effective data processing is giving the rise to professionals with big data and analytics skills and expertise. To become an expert in big data and harness the power of big data and analytics capabilities, an aspirant requires to have germane education with a solid skill set in data visualization, data mining, machine learning, and more.

A post-graduate program in big data analytics offers students skills in data analytics and business understanding alike. By enrolling themselves in this program, students will learn about business intelligence, data analytics and information technology, along with the skills necessary for business process analysis and predictive modeling. Such programs also provide students to improve their business decisions and professional skills and make them industry-ready.

Analytics Insight brings here a list of Top 10 Post Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics offered by top institutions in India.


Program: PGD in Business analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 24,00,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: Written Test, Interview & Educational Qualification

The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) program is jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI. This program is designed to shape the emerging profession of business analytics by delivering a cutting-edge interdisciplinary educational experience to graduate applicants with an aspiration of building a career in this field. Candidates who are interested in pursuing this postgraduate diploma program in business analytics will need to have 60% or a CGPA of 6.5 on a scale of 10 points, in the qualifying examination. Aspirants will be selected for the program through written test, personal interview, 10th and 12th marks. Having work experience can be beneficial.


Program: PGD in Management with Specialization in Big Data Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 15,98,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: XAT, CAT, GMAT, CMAT & GIM Analytics Aptitude Test

The PGDM in Big Data Analytics offered by Goa Institute of Management is solely designed to train students to become future-ready, data-fluent managers. The program offers the students an adequate understanding of distinct areas of management with the application of big data analytics tools and techniques to solve business problems. It is structured to have a 40:60 mix of business knowledge and big data analytics related experience. Students will learn statistical theory, data management including big data, and business intelligence systems including ML, AI and deep learning and related tools, techniques and algorithms. After the completion of this PGDM program in BDA, students will be joined for a five-month structured industry internship.

Candidates applying to PGDM will need to take the in-house exam GIM Analytics Aptitude Test (GAAT), which is scheduled for 31st January 2021. This test duration is 75 minutes with Multiple Choice Questions The candidates will be sent a test link for GAAT, which can be taken from anywhere at no extra cost. GAAT test will be based on modules, each comprising of six questions, including statistics, probability, comprehension, data interpretation, logical reasoning, linear algebra, calculus, technology & business awareness, and basic coding.

The final selection for PGDM-BDA shall be made based on objective assessment with 45% weightage, past academic performance (15% weightage), work experience if any (10% weightage) and performance in in-person evaluation (30% weightage). The institute also provides 100% campus placement. The average placement salary at GIM for PGDM-BDA is INR 12,25,000 per year. The average stipend is INR 37,500 per month.


Program: MBA in Big Data Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 21,15,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: CAT, GMAT, Written Test & Interview

This Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics from IIM Bangalore is focused on providing students analytical tools and techniques to solve business problems and make them industry-ready. Through this program, students will understand various elements of analytics, learn storytelling using data and effective communication using analytics, and understand various tools and techniques in analytics with business applications. To qualify for this postgraduate program, candidates will be selected through CAT, GMAT, written test and personal interview.


Program: MBA in Business Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 17,04,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: NMAT, Case Discussion & Personal Interview

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai offers an MBA program with a specialization in Business Analytics. Candidates seeking for this program must have passed bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate. The selection of candidates for this MBA program will be followed by NMAT by GMAC™ test, case discussion and personal interview.


Program: MBA in Business Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 21,05,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, Entrance Test & Interview

The MBA in Business Analytics program is offered by Stuart School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, in collaboration with Great Lakes Institute of Management, India. It is a comprehensive program that covers the latest analytics tools and techniques along with their business applications. The topics would be covered in a practical and hands-on manner with real-world case studies to enable participants to succeed in business roles using data analytics. Candidates seeking to pursue this program require professional qualification or graduation degree in any stream from a recognized university; minimum of 2-10 years of work experience and fluency in English.


Program: MBA in Business Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 13,07,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: SNAP

The MBA program in business analytics by SCMHRD provides students conceptual and practical knowledge of business analytics along with an understanding of management theory and practice. The program is built on a solid foundation of programming in R and Python. Students are given a strong grounding in using SPSS and SAS with various add-on packages. The courses include cutting-edge technologies like IoT and Mobile Analytics. To apply for this program, candidates should be graduate from any recognised University with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade, along with a minimum of two years full-time work experience after completion of graduation.


Program: MBA in Data Sciences and Data Analytics

Duration: 2 Years

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 7,65,800/ Year

Admission Process: SNAP

MBA in Data Sciences and Data Analytics by SCIT aims at developing Management professionals for data science and data analytics stream. Through this course, students will gain analytics competencies and use hands-on tools in data sciences thereby preparing them for business and techno-functional roles in data sciences and analytics projects. They will be able to apply relevant data-driven decision-making skills in a given business scenario. Candidates who graduated from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade will be able to qualify for this post-graduate program. They also require to have Mathematics subject compulsory in the 12th standard. The final selection of candidates will be based on the SNAP score.


Program: PGDM in Research and Business Analytics

Duration: 2 Year

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 11,00,000/ 2 Years

Admission Process: CAT, XAT, ATMA, CMAT, GMAT, Written Test & Interview

This program provides the student with a unique opportunity to develop quantitative techniques from basics to advanced. The Research and Business Analytics (RBA) program at S.P. Mandali’s Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Bangalore, is designed to provide a skill development journey from learning fundamentals and basic concepts of Analytics to data-driven strategic decision making across various business functions. During this two-year program, students will be exposed to managerial subjects, quantitative fundamentals including Statistics for Data Science, and more.

Pursuing this program, candidates must have a minimum of 50% in graduation completed by June 2021. They also should have taken CAT (2020) conducted by the IIMs for the year specified in the advertisement (IIMS have no role in the Welingkar admission process) and /or/ XAT (2021) / and/or ATMA (2021) and/or CMAT (2021) and/or GMAT (2018 onwards). The average placement salary for PGDM in Research and Business Analytics at Welingkar Institute of Management is INR 9,17,000 per year.


Program: PGP in Data Science, Business Analytics and Big Data with IBM

Duration: 11 Months

Type: Full Time

Course Fee: INR 6,50,000

Admission Process: CAT, GATE, GMAT, GRE, Aptitude Test & Personal Interview

Aegis School of Data Science’s Post Graduate Program in Data Science, Business Analytics, and Big Data is India’s first data science program designed and delivered in association with IBM. The program provides students intensive hands-on training to develop the necessary and unique skill sets required to launch a successful career in the fastest growing and intellectually stimulating fields of AI, Data Science, Big Data, and Business Analytics. After this program, students will receive PGP in Data Science program Certification from IBM.

Students must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Engineering, Technology, Math, Statistics, Economics, Commerce, Management for this program. Candidates having any of the test scores: CAT, GATE, GMAT, GRE will have a preference in admission.


Program: Post Graduate Certificate in Big Data

Duration: 480 hours

Type: Part-Time

Course Fee: INR 4,50,000

Admission Process: NLD-SAT

The Post Graduate Certification in Big Data is a 480 hours course that combines interdisciplinary coursework and cutting-edge research. The course includes SAS programming, introductory statistics, data management & manipulation, data quality, hive & pig, Hadoop, Apache Spark, My SQL, MongoDB, data visualization, ML & AI. To pursue a certification program in big data, a candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from any UGC recognized University with a preferably 60% score. The candidate has to compulsorily appear for NLD-SAT (Autonomous Entrance Exam from N. L. Dalmia Institute). Candidates also must qualify for personal interviews as well as document verification for academic qualification from school to graduation.

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