IIM, IIT and ISI's jointly offered PGDBA course records highest placement

IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and Indian Statistical Institute jointly offered PGDBA course in 2015. The course designed by the three premier management institutions has recorded highest placement.

Created On: Jul 13, 2017 09:30 IST
Modified On: Jul 27, 2017 17:50 IST
IIM, IIT and ISI's jointly offered PGDBA course records highest placement
IIM, IIT and ISI's jointly offered PGDBA course records highest placement

The inaugural batch of the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) course, jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI Kolkata, has recorded brilliant placement.

Placement Profile of the Batch

The graduating batch comprises of 51 students. Among them, a total of 52 offers were received out of which 49 are domestic and three international offers. Eminent organisation such as American Express, Walmart Labs, PwC, mastercard, JPMC have recruited students at lucrative positions.

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Placement in Numbers

The inaugural batch of PGDBA were offered an average annual compensation package of Rs. 17.14 lakh and the highest was Rs. 20.14 lakh per annum by the domestic recruiters. The international recruiters offered average annual compensation package of Rs 18.07 lakh and the highest was Rs. 21.78 Lakh, the release said

Salary Offered

Domestic (Lakhs per annum)

International (Lakhs per annum)

Highest CTC

Rs. 20.14

18.07 lakh

Average CTC

Rs. 17.14

21.78 Lakh

Domain-wise Placement Report

A snap shot of the placement companies in the specific domain has been provided below. Eminent organisations have showed their keen interest in hiring the students graduating from the first time ever course in business analytics that has been offered by the ivy league business management institutes of India.



Roles offered

Finance and financial Services

American Express and MasterCard hired for their Payments Analytics division, while Dunia Finance, Edelweiss Financial Services and Societe Generale

Financial analytics


PwC US Advisory, Deloitte, Alvarez and Marsal, and EXL Services

Consultant positions


Walmart Labs hired in Retail Analytics, UHG hired in HealthCare Analytics and Rediff & Ittiam

Analytics and

Data science

Supply Chain, Business Intelligence and Inernet of Things (IoT)

Mitsubishi Fuso, MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA, LARSEN & TOUBRO and Cummins


International Offers

Mitsubishi Fuso in Tokyo and Dunia Finance in Dubai


Other enriching profiles offered to the job aspirants in the campus placement round were analytics manager, statistical analyst, big data analyst, lead business analyst, solution analyst, experienced associate, assistant project manager.

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Faculty Opinion

Commenting on the exceedingly amazing record of placement, Prof Uttam Kumar Sarkar, Dean (NI&ER), IIM Calcutta said, "From day one we had been very upbeat about this tri-institute PGDBA programme designed with inputs from passionate experts of analytics industry and from those of the three premier institutes." He even added that "We are happy the programme turned out to be exactly what had been planned. It’s a great satisfaction to see industry response and positive feedback from stakeholders have exceeded all our expectations."

Professor Amita Pal, Dean of Studies, ISI Kolkata also expressed her views on the program and commented that "It is indeed heartening to note that this new and unique programme, which is driven by the expertise of three premier institutions of this country, is already finding its niche in the arena of Business Analytics. The vision behind this novel initiative stands endorsed through its quick acceptance by the major players in the field."

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