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As per a report by Allied Market Research, the Global Big Data and Business Analytics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.9% to reach $420 Billion by 2027.

Be an expert Business Analyst with BITS Pilani Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Business Analytics. It is a two-semester Work Integrated Learning Programme meant for working professionals who aspire for rapid career progression in the high-growth areas of Business Analytics and Big Data, and thus, wish to stand out in highly competitive workplace.

For detailed programme information, download the brochure below. Admissions are currently open. Programme begins on Oct 31, 2021.

Option to pay fees using easy EMI with 0% interest .

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  • Programme Highlights
  • Programme Curriculum
  • Learning Methodology
  • Eligibility
  • Fee Structure
  • How to Apply
  • Online Exams Option

Programme Highlights

  • Learn without a career break with live online lectures conducted mostly on weekends or after office hours by BITS Pilani faculty members and experienced industry professionals.
  • The programme offers exposure to state-of-the-art data analysis/ visualization tools such as R, Python and Tableau.
  • Practitioner-oriented insights from industry experts will help you develop solutions to real world problems using cutting edge analytical techniques.
  • The programme uses a Continuous Evaluation System that assesses the learners over convenient and regular intervals. Such a system provides timely and frequent feedback and helps busy working professionals stay on course with the programme.
  • The education delivery methodology is a blend of classroom and experiential learning. Experiential learning consists of lab exercises, assignments, case studies and work integrated activities.
  • Contact-less and safe Online exams facility.
  • Participants who successfully complete the programme will become members of an elite & global community of BITS Pilani Alumni.
  • Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest.

Programme Curriculum

First Semester

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Data Visualization and Communication
  • Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Foundations of Data Science

Second Semester

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Analytics for Competitive Advantage
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2


  • Financial Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Analytics for HR
  • Models in Marketing
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Analytics for Marketing
  • Analytics for Retail Industry
  • Operations Research Models
  • Analytics for Investment Banking
  • Financial Risk Models
  • Analytical Models in Finance

Learning Methodology


The programme emphasises on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in classroom in simulated, and real work situations. This is achieved through:

  • Data analysis/ visualization tools such as Linear Optimization, Descriptive Statistics, Multivariate Analysis, Machine Learning & Mining Algorithms using R, Python, Excel and Excel Solver


Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the programme


Lectures are conducted live via online classes. These lectures can be attended via the internet using a computer from any location. These online classrooms offer similar levels of interactivity as regular classrooms at the BITS Pilani campus.

Classes for students admitted during the period Aug-Sep 2021 will begin in Oct/Nov 2021.

The online lectures are conducted usually over weekends for a total of 7-8 hours per week. If you miss a lecture, you can also access the recorded lecture on the internet.


Learners can access engaging learning material at their own pace which includes recorded lectures from BITS Pilani faculty members, course handouts and recorded lab content where applicable.


Continuous Assessment includes graded Assignments/ Quizzes, Mid-semester exam, and Comprehensive Exam. Online Exams facility available.


To apply, candidates must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Employed professionals holding B.E./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./ Integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with at least 60% aggregate marks, and minimum one year relevant work experience

  • Employed professionals holding a three year undergraduate degree such as B.Sc./ B.Com./ BCA or equivalent with at least 60% aggregate marks, and having studied at least one course in mathematics or statistics at the high school or higher level, and minimum two years of relevant work experience.

Fee Structure

For details on Fee Structure, please click here to download the programme brochure.

How to Apply

For application instructions, programme information and fee structure, please click here to download the Programme Brochure

Online Exams Option

Online Exams Option

Participants will be able to take examinations online from any location e.g. office or home. To take an online examination, student must possess a laptop or desktop with a web cam, a smart phone and good internet connectivity.

Participants may also request to take the exam at an examination center designated by BITS Pilani in locations such as Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Goa, Delhi NCR, Pilani, Kolkata, and Dubai.
For more information, please click here to download the brochure.

Important: The option of taking Online Exams will remain available throughout the duration of the programme. However, in case a student chooses to take a break in the programme, the options on the mode of examination available will be as prevailing at the time the student resumes the programme.

Admissions are currently open. Programme begins on Oct 31, 2021.

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