MBA in Business Analytics


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MBA in Business Analytics

BITS Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programs to 17,500+ students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Dubai. In 2020, it was conferred the status of an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

The Department of Management at BITS Pilani was established in 1971. It initially offered two years' Master of Business Administration (MBA). In 1973, MBA evolved into the integrated first-degree program MMS (Master of Management Studies) which was a unique blend of engineering and management. The objective of this program was to bridge the gap in the industry by providing quality management professionals with strong technical skills and acumen for managing a business. Based on demands from the industry, the course was restructured again as an MBA in 2006.

Catering to contemporary industry demands, BITS Pilani introduced an MBA in Business Analytics in 2021-22. Over the years, BITS Pilani has laid considerable stress on the importance of experience as a part of the education process, by ensuring that its programs interface strongly with industry, and provide for opportunities for students to engage in independent experiential learning. The MBA in Business Analytics curriculum is an optimum combination of core, electives and industrial component / research in the form of Practice School / dissertation. The pedagogy ensures that at least 50% of the sessions are devoted to cases / projects / simulations / laboratories / other experiential components.

BITS Pilani is ranked 16th in Business and Management Studies in India and 501-550 globally in QS World University Subject Rankings 2022.

Highlights of the MBA in Business Analytics Programme:

  • Management education at BITS Pilani brings cutting-edge thinking and best learning practices with MBA in Business Analytics.
  • Three semesters of rigorous on-campus training coupled with an option of either six months’ exposure to industry through a structured and evaluative paid internship (Practice School) or dissertation makes this programme unique. In Practice School, students work on real-time projects in reputed companies with the possibility of getting a pre placement offer on its completion.
  • Hands-on laboratory sessions and innovative teaching pedagogies to aid classroom teaching
  • Certification programs / training workshops will be organized for improving necessary skills related to business analytics
  • Continuous interaction with leading experts from the industry
  • Possibility of international immersion
  • Legendary alumni network of BITS Pilani for mentorship
  • Substantial financial assistance through teaching assistantship

Eligibility for admission:

  • Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in any discipline or its equivalent with at least 60% aggregate marks.
  • The candidate should have studied at least one subject in Mathematics or Statistics at the high school (10+2) or higher level.
  • Candidates with prior exposure to a programming language are desirable.
  • 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, 2023, and fulfil other criteria.

Application Procedure:

  • Online application will close at 11:59 PM on February 28, 2023. The application fee is INR 3300/-, mode of payment is online and has been provided at the online application link.
  • The application fee is non-refundable and not-transferable.

Test Centers:

  • BAAT is proposed to be conducted in Lucknow, Delhi, Pilani, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Pune, Patna, Goa, Kolkata, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Coimbatore. BITS Pilani reserves the right to change the centers based on the institute's operational feasibility and other prevailing guidelines.

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Application Deadline for admission to Two-Year On-Campus MBA in Business Analytics Programme of BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus for Academic Year 2023-24 is extended upto February 28, 2023.

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Important Dates

Start of application form14-Dec-2022
Deadline for online submission of the application28-Feb-2023
Deadline to edit submitted applications to incorporate corrections03-08, March 2023
Release of admit card for Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)20-Mar-2023
Date of Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)02-April-2023
Second Round (GD/PI WAT/ Extempore etc) in online mode10 April 2023 Onwards

The Institute reserves the right to change the above deadlines. Candidates will be informed well in advance should there be such a change.


My board doesn't give aggregate marks for 12th exam. What marks should I enter?
For CBSE, include PCM and English/Hindi and one additional elective (total five subjects) in your aggregate. For ISCE, include PCM and English in the aggregate. Others should calculate the aggregate marks (or its equivalent) and attach a note explaining the method used by them to calculate the aggregate.
While entering the 12th exam marks, should I include the practical marks also? Can I include 11th and 12th year marks?
The subject-wise and aggregate marks are to be given for the 12th year examination only. Don't include the 11th year exam marks. For practical marks, use the method used by your board to calculate the subject-wise marks.
I have applied Online. But, I made a mistake in entering 12th Marks & preferences. I want to change them. How to do it?
You were advised to be careful before entering and confirming the data while applying online. If you want to change the preferences later, you will have to log into the admission portal using your credentials and edit your 12th Marks & preferences during 08th June 2022 till 12th June 2022. More information will be provided on the portal about editing process on 08th June 2022. No email queries will be entertained in this regard. Editing has to be done by the applicant only using the online credentials. No correction is allowed in gender, Email ID and contact number.
What is the cut-off marks required in BITSAT-2022 to qualify for admissions?
It is not possible to predict the cut-off scores till all applications are received. The cut-off scores form year 2017 is available at Cut off list. This is given only as information and the cut-off for First semester 2022-2023 will depend on the number of applications.
I have not registered for BITSAT-2022. Can I apply for admissions?
The last date for registering for BITSAT-2022 is 12th June, 2022. Except for first rank students of central/state boards in India, those who have not appeared in BITSAT-2022 cannot be considered now.
Are there any seats reserved for NRIs?
I have obtained 74.6% in PCM aggregate. Will you consider it as 75%?
No. We need a minimum of 75.00% or more in PCM aggregate.
I have obtained 74.9% in PCB aggregate. Will you consider for B.Pharm.
No. We need a minimum of 75% or more in PCB/PCM aggregate for B.Phram Programme.
I want to apply for Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. Should I apply separately?
No. A single form is sufficient, where you can give your preferences to all the first degree programmes . Programme for all the three campuses.
I had already registered for BITSAT-2022. Why should I apply again for admissions?
It is necessary to apply for admissions separately with the marks obtained in 12th exam and also giving your preferences to different degree programmes, along with the requisite application fee.
I have passed 12th exam only. I have not done a BSc. How do you expect me to apply for M.Sc. now?
The M.Sc. is an Integrated Masters programmes offered by BITS. There is no intermediate B.Sc. degree. The input qualification and duration is the same as that for a B.E. program.
While filling the preference form, I have uploaded the wrong mark sheet. How Do I rectify it?
The edit window will be available to the candidates from 08th June, 2022 to 12th June, 2022. Please visit the following link to edit your form on the aforementioned date and time. Please note that the edit window will be closed exactly at 5:00 pm and no further edit request will be entertained whatsoever the case may be.
I have filled the preference form by paying requisite fee. Now I want to change the preferences in the form. How can I change the sequence of preferences in the form now?
The edit window will be available to the candidates from 08th June, 2022 to 12th June, 2022. Please visit the following link to edit your form on the aforementioned date and time. Please note that the edit window will be closed exactly at 5:00 pm and no further edit request will be entertained whatsoever the case may be.

For Further Information Contact

  • Admissions Office

    Birla Institute of Technology & Science,
    Pilani Campus, Pilani, Rajasthan 333031 (INDIA).

  • +91-1596-242205,
  • +91-1596-255294,
  • +91-1596-255330

(Note : For any query you may contact through the above phone numbers on any working day from Office Hours : Monday to Friday 9AM - 1PM & 2PM - 5PM Saturday 9AM - 1PM)