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PGDBA prog of 3 Bengal institutes best in India: QS rankings

Kolkata, Dec 3 (PTI) The Postgraduate Diploma in

Business Analytics (PGDBA) programme offered jointly by three

premier institutions in West Bengal, including IIT Kharagpur,

has been ranked first in the country and the second place in

Asia in the business analytics category by a university rating

organisation.

The two other institutions are IIM Calcutta and Indian

Statistical Institute(ISI).

The course has also been ranked 14th globally in the

business analytics category by QS World University Rankings,

an IIT Kharagpur statement said Monday.

The QS World University Rankings is an annual

publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds

(QS).

The QS system names the world's top universities for

the study of 48 subjects and five composite faculty areas,

alongside five independent regional tables, including Asia.

The ranking shows how collaboration among the

best institutions can really make a top-notch programme,

Prof. P P Chakrabarti, Director IIT Kharagpur, was quoted

having said in the statement.

PGDBA is a two-year full-time residential diploma

programme aimed at creating business analytics professionals,

employable by leading Indian and foreign firms.

Dean, Postgraduate Studies and Research at IIT KGP

Prof. P K Das, said the programme is designed for those who

have an analytical mindset, are interested in tackling

challenging business problems and possess an inclination

towards mathematics.

"While coursework at IIM Calcutta focuses on the

application of analytics in functional areas, ISI brings to

the table its expertise in statistical and machine learning

theories for analytics

"The faculty at IIT Kharagpur engages with the

technology aspects of analytics in addition to offering

electives in management domain with focus on application of

analytics in functional areas," Dean, Vinod Gupta School of

Management, IIT KGP, Prof. Prabina Rajib said. PTI SUS

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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