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    The Two-Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Big Data Analytics) is an AICTE approved programme. The program is designed in such a manner that role of analytics is emphasised from the very beginning of the program. Through this programme student will be exposed to core managerial concepts, business problems, big data ecosystem, case studies, data driven case studies and tools, platforms and software to solve them. It is our endeavour that through this programme the student remains abreast with important developments and innovations in the industry.


Post Graduate Diploma in Management(Big Data Analytics)




The Two-Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Big Data Analytics is an AICTE approved programme. It is designed on a unique curriculum structure to cater to the growing requirements of analytic professionals in the field of business and management. With the increasing usage of internet and smart devices both in business processes and otherwise, there is an explosion in the generation of data. The data is becoming increasingly important part of strategy and decision making from board room to shop floor. Getting insight from this data demands sophisticated tools, models and processes. Through this new management program our objective is at building future managers with data analytics capabilities for a corporate career in the several key disciplines. It is our constant endeavour to enhance the knowledge and skill sets of future managers so that they are adequately equipped to accept the challenges posed by the increasingly technology driven business environment.

Programme Objectives:

  • Familiarizing the students with the increasing role of data and insight it brings to decision making at different levels of organizations.
  • Developing a right set of management and analytical skill to work in the diverse set of data driven industries like E-Commerce, banking and financial services, operations, supply chain and healthcare etc.
  • Developing conceptual framework for analytical models, strategies and their deployment in various industries.
  • Developing hands on capabilities on the technological driven variety of integrated tools and analytic toolkits and platforms.
  • Developing optimal data driven strategies for the organisations or business units in an automated fashion to help business processes improves and bring insight and innovation


The candidates fulfilling the following criteria are eligible for the programme-

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of all the subjects studied at any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail or minimum of 3 years of education after completing Higher Secondary Schooling (10+2) equivalent.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year degree examination in the year 2022 can also apply subject to furnishing the proof of having passed graduation by Monday, October 3, 2022 and obtaining minimum 50% marks in aggregate total of all the subjects studied failing which the provisional admission will be cancelled and no fee will be refunded in lieu thereof.
  • A candidate must appear in CAT-2021, XAT-2022 or should have a valid GMAT score in a test taken between 1st January 2020 and 31st January 2022.

Selection Procedure:

The Institute has a robust selection procedure for admission to the programme and it includes-

  • 1
    Short-listing on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT Score.
  • 2
    Extempore and Personal Interview (PI).
  • 3
    Final selection on the basis of CAT/XAT/GMAT score, performance in the Extempore, PI, academic performance and work experience.

Some selection criteria may be added/removed as considered appropriate by the Institute. The final criteria for selection shall be informed to the candidates before the selection process.


How to Apply

Candidates interested in applying are requested to note the following-

  • Candidates can apply online by clicking here. For online application submission candidates need to pay either through net banking or credit/debit card.
  • Applicants need to pay the application fee as mentioned below.

No. of Programmes Applying for

Base Price in Rs.

18% GST

All-inclusive Application Fee in Rs.

One programme




Two programmes




Three Programmes




Four Programmes




  • The above amounts are only applicable if you apply for multiple programmes at the same time in the same application form.
    In case, you apply for the other one, two or three programmes at a later stage, the full application fee for one, two or three programmes as mentioned in the table will apply.
  • Candidates applying under Company Sponsored Category need to download the format from the website and submit the Company Sponsored Certificate in the given format within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Candidates shortlisted for the “Selection Process” must review their Application Form compulsorily before appearing for the selection process.

Programme Fees

The programme fee is detailed below-




Self Sponsored Category

(Sixteen Lakh Ninety Eight Thousand Only)

4 equal installments of Rs.4,24,500 each

  • The fee is inclusive of a complimentary International Immersion Programme, tuition fee, examination fee, extra and co-curricular activities, library, books and reading material, IT Services etc.
  • International Certification - We also offer complimentary International Certification on Big Data Analytics for Business & Management from the University of California-Riverside to all our students joining this programme to equip them better for the job market.
  • The 1st installment needs to be paid by the last date mentioned in the Offer Letter and subsequent installments (2nd to 4th) as per instructions given by the Academic Office.
  • A one-time Registration Fee of Rs. 23,000 (Rupees Twenty-Three Thousand only). Including a) Rs. 5,000 towards Security Deposit (refundable), b) Rs. 3,000 towards Library Security (refundable), c) Rs. 5,000 towards Medical Insurance with Personal Accident Policy for 2 years, d) Rs. 3,000 towards Journal Subscription for 2 years, and e) Rs. 7,000 towards Student Activities charges.
  • Scholarships are offered to needy students with good academic performance. For more details please follow the link Means-cum-Merit Scholarship.
  • The students are provided with ample opportunities to engage in a variety of co-curricular activities for their holistic development.
  • The Institute's placement activities and compensation offered to the students matches the best that the industry offers.
  • The candidates must note that in case of withdrawal from the programme, the refund will be made as per AICTE Guidelines.

Class Timing and Duration

A full credit (3.0) course, would have 20 sessions of 90 minutes duration, while a half credit (1.5) course, would have 10 sessions of 90 minutes duration.

Classes will be held on all weekdays during daytime. Some classes or special lectures may be held in the evening/off days as well. Students are expected to be present in all classes at least 2 minutes before the scheduled class timings.

Attendance for special sessions announced by the Institute is mandatory, and no student is allowed to absent himself/herself from these sessions.

General Instructions:

  • The admission is subject to verification of the original documents and approval of the graduation degree by UGC/AICTE/AIU.
  • The Institute reserves the right to change any information mentioned above.

International Immersion Programme (IIP) is a complimentary component of the PGDM/PGDM(IB)/PGDM(FM)/PGDM(BDA) programmes. It is subject to the safe International traveling conditions during the said period of time and the Institute reserves the right to cancel the same in a pandemic like situation.

Note: In case of a dispute, the jurisdiction would be Delhi only.

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