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March 5, 2021
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, one of the top most institutes in India, has launched two year on-campus MBA in Business Analytics programme through its Department of Management (DOM) at the Pilani campus from the academic year 2021-22. This programme encourages students to master the business acumen powered by analytics. The programme fee is Rs.9.0 lakhs. Last date to apply for admission closes on March 5, 2021
BITS Pilani MBA Admission 2021

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, one of the top most institutes in India, has launched two year on-campus MBA in Business Analytics programme through its Department of Management (DOM) in the Pilani campus from the academic year 2021-22. This programme encourages students to master the business acumen powered by analytics. The programme fee is Rs.9.0 lakhs.

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Admissions for BITS Pilani MBA in Business Analytics are open for few more days. Last date to apply for admission closes on March 5, 2021. For MBA in Business Analytics Admission 2021, BITS Pilani will conduct Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) and will shortlist the candidates based on their performance in this exam. Read this comprehensive article below to check the key highlights of the institute and programme, eligibility and admission criteria, programme fee, important dates, selection process and other details. 

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BITS Pilani MBA in Business Analytics: Highlights & USPs
Here are key USPs of this new programme.

  1. Offered by an Institute of Eminence: BITS Pilani is ranked #15 among top Universities in India in Govt of India, MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020. BITS Pilani was conferred the prestigious “Institute of Eminence” status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2018.
  2. Highly Rated Department of Management Studies:With the legacy of almost 50 years, the Department of Management at BITS Pilani has consistently improved its rankings and is now one of the highly rated management institutes. After initially offering MBA for a few years, the programme was redesigned as Master of Management Studies. Since 2006 it started offering MBA. From this year, MBA in Business Analytics has been launched based on industry demands.
    Outlook-ICARE MBA Rankings 2020 have ranked the Department of Management, BITS Pilani among the top 10 private MBA institutions offering MBA programme in India; THE WEEK Hansa Research Best B-Schools Survey 2019 has ranked the Deptt of Management, BITS Pilani among the top 30 B-Schools in India.
  3. Moderate Fee: 2 years programme fee for MBA in Business Analytics at BITS Pilani is approximately Rs.9.0 lakhs, which is lower than most of the top MBA programmes offered in India.
  4. Business Analytics – In demand Business Skill: Management education at BITS Pilani brings cutting-edge thinking and best learning practices with MBA in Business Analytics. The growing Business Analytics Market, which was valued at USD 67.92 billion in 2020, is expected to reach USD 103.65 billion by 2026. This has substantially increased the demand for skilled professionals in Business Analytics. MBA in Business Analytics at BITS Pilani will be instrumental to cater to this rising industry demand.
  5. Unique Pedagogy with focus on Practice: Pedagogical initiatives at BITS Pilani build a basic framework of qualitative, quantitative, analytical, strategic and problem solving skills. The pedagogy blends theoretical concepts and practical nuances in a healthy learning environment with three semesters of rigorous on-campus training,with an option of either six months’ exposure to industry through a structured and evaluative paid internship (Practice School) or dissertation, which makes this programme unique. Hands-on laboratory sessions and innovative teaching pedagogies aid classroom teaching.
  6. Real Time Projects Leading to PPOs: In Practice School, students work on real-time projects in reputed companies with the possibility of getting a preplacement offer on its completion.

BITS Pilani MBA in Business Analytics Admission 2021: Important Dates
BITS Pilani has announced following key dates and deadlines for MBA in Business Analytics Admission 2021:

BITS Pilani MBA in Business Analytics Admission 2021 Activity
Important Dates
Start of online applications
 January 25, 2021
Deadline for online submission of the applications
 March 5, 2021
Deadline to edit submitted applications to incorporate corrections
March 7, 2021
Release of admit card for Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)
March 10, 2021
Date of BITS Pilani Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)
March 21, 2021
Start of Personal Interviews (Online)
April 1, 2021
Announcement of Selected Candidates
April 15, 2021

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BITS Pilani MBA Placements
Although MBA in Business Analytics is a newly launched programme, the institute earlier offered General MBA with a consistent record of excellent placements. While the highest salary has remained around Rs.15 lakhs per annum, the average salary in placements over the years hovered around Rs. 9lakh to Rs. 10 lakh per annum.

Companies visit the BITS Pilani campus from a variety of sectors. Some of the top recruiters at BITS Pilani include Accenture, Cognizant, Toyota, Bombardier, Maybank, Zomato, HolidayIQ,KPMG, IndiaMART, Rubique, VFS Global, Dream VU Inc, Shriram Transports, Newgen Software, Moolchand Healthcare among others.

Intake for BITS MBA in Business Analytics Batch 2021-23
Total intake for the MBA in Business Analytics 2021-23 batch is expected to be between 60-80 students. The small MBA batch size encourages peer learning, enhances classroom learning experience with greater one to one focus between faculty and students.

How to Apply for Admission
Candidates should apply through the prescribed Application Form available online at BITS Pilani official website. Apply Now The application fee is Rs. 3,300. This includes the BAAT exam fees.

Last Date to Apply for Admission
The last date for filling up the online form is on March 5, 2021.

BITS PilaniMBA in Business Analytics: Admission Eligibility

  • Candidates applying to this programme should have as Qualifying Degree either of B.Tech. / B.E. / B.Pharm /B.Arch./MCA/M.Sc/First Degree of BITS Pilani or equivalent, with minimum 60% in aggregate or equivalent CGPA in the same
  • Students who are in the final year of their Qualifying Degree programme are also eligible to apply, provided they can submit the original copies of the results till 1st October, 2021, and fulfil other criteria
  • The applicant should have taken mathematics / statistics as a subject in 12th standard with at least 60% marks in either of these subjects.
  • Exposure to a programming language is desirable.

BITS Pilani Admission Process
Admission to MBA in Business Analytics at BITS Pilani is a two step process involving the shortlisting criteria and the final selection criteria comprising entrance exam score, work experience, past academic performance among others.

1. BITS Pilani Shortlisting Criteria

  • After submitting the application for admission, candidates will be required to appear for the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) conducted by BITS Pilani on March 21, 2021
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interview based on their performance in the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)
  • Short listed applicants will be called for an Interview Process.

2. Final Selection Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates will be called for the final selection process comprising PI round.
  • Final admission will be based on overall performance in (i) the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT), (ii) Personal Interview and (iii) CAT / XAT / GMAT (if available) performance, along with prior work experience, and previous academic history.

BAAT 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • The Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) for admission to the Two-year (on-campus) MBA in Business Analytics in the Academic Year 2021-22 will comprise of a) Management Aptitude Section and b) Analytics Aptitude Section.
  • Management Aptitude Section will be of 2 hours duration and will comprise MCQs
  • Analytics Aptitude Section will be of 1 hour duration and will comprise MCQs

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Syllabus for Business Analytics Aptitude Test (2021)
The overall and sectional syllabus for BAAT 2021 is as follows:

1. Management Aptitude Section: This section will measure management aptitude in three areas– Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning. The duration of this section of the test will be 2 hours and the questions will be multiple choice.

a) Verbal Ability: Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Grammar, Syllogisms, Jumbled paragraphs, Para Completion and inference, Contextual usage, Foreign language words used in English, Reading Comprehension, Analogies, Sentence correction, Verbal Logic, Different usage of same word, Idioms, Parajumbles, Antonyms.

b) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: Blood Relations, Series, Proposition, Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Assumptions, Puzzles, Clocks and Calendars, Statements, Data Arrangement, Family Tree, Binary Logic, Seating Arrangement, Sets &Caselets, Syllogism, Venn Diagram, Data Structures, Tables & Pie Charts, Data Sufficiency, Bars & Line Graphs.

c) Quantitative Aptitude: Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Mensuration, Partnership (Accounts), Profit & Loss, Ratios and Proportion, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations, Surds and Indices, TimeSpeed-Distance, Number System, Geometric Progression, Inequalities, Work and Time, Percentages, Logarithms.

2. Analytics Aptitude Section: The objective of the analytics aptitude test is to check candidate’s basic aptitude on computers and mathematics. The duration of the test may be of 1 hour and the questions will be of multiple choice from Matrices; Linear Algebra; Coordinate geometry in two dimensions, Basic Differential and Integral Calculus; Numerical Analysis; Probability and combination; Fundamental Programming Concepts; Basic Data Structures (arrays, lists, stacks, and queues); Boolean Algebra. 

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