Prof. Nirankush DuttaFaculty InchargeMBA Admissions

Admissions to MBA (Business Analytics)

BITS Pilani is one of India’s leading institutes of higher education and a deemed university under section 3 of the UGC act. With an illustrious legacy, modern campuses and alumni in leadership positions across the world, BITS Pilani has been the Institute of choice for top students year after year.

Management education at BITS Pilani brings cutting edge thinking and best learning practices to its flagship MBA (Business Analytics) program through three semesters of rigorous classroom training coupled with provision for 6 months exposure to industry through structured and evaluative internship (Practice School) making this programme one of its kind.

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech. / B.E. / B.Pharma. / B.Arch. / MCA / M.Sc. / First Degree of BITS Pilani or equivalent, with minimum 60% in aggregate or equivalent CGPA in any of these Qualifying Degree. 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. Meeting the minimum eligibility does not guarantee admission into the programme.

Candidates are required to appear for the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) conducted by BITS Pilani. Candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interview based on their performance in the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT). Final selection will be based on overall performance in i) the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT), ii) Personal Interview & iii) CAT / XAT / GMAT (if available), along with prior work experience, and previous academic history.

Assistantship / Scholarship

Applicants for admission to the MBA programme are considered for Teaching Assistantship. Students are selected on the basis of their skills and / or their CGPA. Those who are selected for teaching assistantship are required to participate in teaching and other development programs of the institute under guidance of faculty. The students can be allotted the work into three different categories where:

  • Students are required to work and aid in a particular course under guidance of the faculty in their own department (Department of Management, BITS Pilani).

  • Students are required to aid in the daily activities of the Department of Management BITS Pilani, Pilani campus.

  • Students are required to work and aid in a particular course under the guidance of the faculty in some other department provided their skills match with the required skill set that the department is necessitating.

Students can avail a “financial assistantship” as per their requirement.

To know the fee structure for AY 2021-22, please click here.

Application Procedure

The application process generally starts in the last week of November for admission to the programme in the next Academic Year. Eligible candidates may apply through the prescribed application form available online at