Post Graduate Diploma in
Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI

Mr. Swarup Bhowmik
PGDBA office
Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302
Phone: 03222-282312
Mobile : +91 6295060853

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Individual emails have been sent to the candidates with MS Teams link for attending the interview. Please check your email.


The duration of the test is 3 hours. The test will have a total of 50 questions carrying 150 marks. Each of these questions will be a Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ). Every question will have only one correct answer.

You will score -
3 marks for each correctly answered question
0 mark for each un-attempted question, and
-1 mark for each incorrectly answered question

There will be 15 questions on Verbal Ability, 5 questions on Logical Reasoning, 5 questions on Data Interpretation and Data Visualization, and 25 questions on Quantitative Aptitude.

Books, charts, graph sheets, tables, calculators, mobile phones, digital diaries and electronic communication gadgets/computing devices etc. are NOT allowed in the examination hall.


Verbal Ability: Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences.
Logical Reasoning: Logical connectives, Statements and Conclusions, Matching and sequences.
Data Interpretation And Data Visualization: Data driven questions (pie charts, graphs, trends).
Quantitative Aptitude: Sets, combinatorics, Basic Probability Theory. Algebra (solutions of quadratic equations, inequalities, simultaneous linear equations, binomial theorem, series, AP, GP, HP, matrices), Euclidean geometry, Coordinate geometry (lines, circles, conic sections), Trigonometry (triangles, trigonometric identities, heights and distances), Calculus (functions, limits, continuity, derivative, maxima & minima, methods of integration, evaluation of areas using integration).