IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Admission 2022: Registration (Open), Fees, Placements, Exam Pattern, Cutoff, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Form, Last Date to Apply, Syllabus

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Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

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    IIM Ahmedabad has opened the registration portal for IIM Ahmedabad ePGD ABA course till December 19, 2021. Candidates can apply through the official website by paying INR 1000/-. Apply Here. The ePGD in Advance Business Analytics is the new addition to the list of courses. It focuses on techniques for data visualization 7 modelling using various tools. Spanning a study time period of 16 months, admission to ePGD in Advance Business is entrance based followed by interview round. IIMA accepts a valid score of GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ GATE or online ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test score for admission.

    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD- ABA Key Details

    • IIM Ahmedabad requires mandatory work experiene of 2 years.
    • IIM Ahmedabad calls shortlisted candidates for interview process.
    • The tota/ fee of IIMA ePGD ABA program is INR 10 Lacs.
    • The program is a mixture of online and on-campus classroom sessions.
    • For project work, candidates need to visit IIM Ahmedabad campus for two 2 days

    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Admission Dates 2022

    Event Date
    Last date of form filling December 19, 2021
    ePGD ABA Qualifying-cum-Aptitude Test December 25 or 26, 2021
    Interview Janruary 8 and 9, 2022
    Result Declaration To be notified
    Commencement of new session To be notified
    CAT 2021 Registration  August 4 – September 15, 2021
    CAT 2021 Exam November 28, 2021
    GATE 2022 Registration September 2 – September 24, 2021
    GATE 2022 Exam February 5-6 and 12-13, 2022

    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Eligibility Criteria

    • Working professionals who want to apply for this course must have at least a work experience of 2 years preferable in the field of analytics and business.
    • The course also admits the students having excellent academic background, conveying a great skill set.
    • Students who are having their Bachelor’s degree in the field of quantitative and analytical solving can also apply to this course. 

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    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Admission Process

    Stage 1: Application

    • All the students/working professionals who are planning to apply to this course have to visit the college/program website to know more about the program and its contents.
    • Aspirants are required to submit their application online. Applicants also need to submit the following along with the application form:
      • Two recommendation letters (a minimum of one should be from a practitioner who can comment on the nature of your work);
      • Latest CV with the project briefs you have worked on in the company.
      • Self-attested copies of degree and academic transcripts; and
      • Latest photograph.

    Stage 2: Admission Test and waiver

    Candidates who are willing to apply can submit their valid GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ GATE score. If the candidate doesn’t have a valid CAT/GATE/GMAT/GRE score they can apply through the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test.

    ePGD-ABA Qualifying-cum-aptitude test:

    In case you do not have a valid GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE test score,students can take the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test. Check IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff 

    The test will be conducted online in a device-to device mode on December 25 or 26, 2021

    The test is expected to be of 1 hour 30 minutes duration and will comprise three sections:

     (i) English comprehension, (ii) Logical reasoning and data interpretation, and (iii) Quantitative aptitude.

    Stage 3: Personal Interview : All those students who have been shortlisted in the aptitude test round are eligible to appear for the personal interview round. The college conducts personal interviews through online means, video conferencing. The personal interview round is conducted every year in the month of January.

    Stage 4: Selection: Selected candidates receive mail by the means of surfaced mails by the last week of February, 2021. 

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    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Entrance Exam Pattern

    The entrance exams accepted by IIM Ahmedabad for the EPGD ABA program are the CAT, GRE, GATE and GMAT. The link for exam pattern of the same are listed below in the tabular: 

    CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
    GATE 2021 Exam Pattern
    GRE 2021 Exam Pattern

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    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA Course Details

    The ePGD-ABA curriculum is made to expose students to the indepth tools and analytics techniques. The program prepares the students to solve business problems which are faced by different industry verticals. 

    Having a structured framework enhances the analytical ability of the students. They are exposed to the state-of-the-art, tools, handling, and techniques. It rigorously covers the analytical and model-development techniques which are applicable to cutting-edge problems. 

    The concept also provides communication recommendation, insights, discussions and also the ethical considerations of the corporate sector. It is also industry-driven and specific to what students desire along with a project mentor from in-house faculty.

    The curriculum is broadly categorized into six modules: 

    • Pre-term (Foundation)
    • Exploratory Data Analysis
    • Data Analysis Methods and Model Development
    • Model Communication and Data Concerns
    • Domain-specific analytics
    • Capstone project.

    The curriculum is broadly categorized into six modules:


    •  Introduction to R & Python
    •  Basic Statistics and Probability
    •  Basic Linear Algebra

    Data: Management, Exploration, and Analysis

    •  Business Analytics in the Real World, Problems and Data
    •  Probability and Statistics using R and Python
    •  Data Visualization using Tableau
    •  Big Data Management

    Data Analysis: Methods and Models

    •  Regression Analysis
    •  Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
    •  Econometric Modeling for Panel Data
    •  Categorical Data Analysis
    •  Bayesian Analysis
    •  Network Analysis
    •  Machine Learning with Big Data
    •  Textual Data Analytics
    •  Experiments and Causal Inference
    •  Optimization Problems in Business
    •  Business Simulation
    •  Model Thinking

    Analytics: Communication, Ethics, and Organizational Value

    •  Ethics, Privacy, and Data Security
    •  Analytics Communication
    •  Driving Organizational Value with Analytics

    Analytics in Business and Management (Electives to be opted)

    •  Marketing Analytics
    •  People Analytics
    •  Finance Analytics
    •  Operations Analytics
    •  Strategy Analytics
    •  Public Policy Analytics

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    IIM Ahmedabad ePGD-ABA FAQs

    Ques. Will there be any placement or career development services provided to the IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA students?

    Ans. The program is designed for working professionals who aspire to hone their skills to adapt and grow in the ever-evolving corporate sector. Hence, no placement assistance would be provided for this program.

    Ques. What will be the delivery format of the IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA program?

    Ans. This course is a hybrid of online as well as offline classes having online classroom sessions along with interactive offline sessions which are held on campus. This format is suitable for working professionals and helps them advance in their fields and careers respectively.

    Ques. What would be the mode of teaching for IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA?

    Ans. The ePGD-ABA is a blend of and delivers on-campus and off-campus sessions along with various project works. There are three campus modules, running for one week duration. The online sessions are delivered using a device to device technological background, also for the project work requirements students have to visit ten IIMA campuses.

    Ques. How is IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA program different from the other programs of similar kind?

    Ans. The project and the IIMAis pioneers and believes in peer learning having classrooms as well as online sessions. It offers a conceptual understanding with enabled technologies discussions. It also gave deep insight into the conceptual understanding of different tools and analytics and all kinds of data and structured understanding.

    Ques. How frequently would the IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA participants visit the campus?

    Ans. All the applicants have to visit the IIMA campus every week. Classes are conducted 4 times a week at the college campus. All teht timings details are mentioned on the college website after the course gets incorporated.

    Ques. Is visit to campus mandatory for IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA students?

    Ans. Yes, all the students must mandatorily bust the campus for the successful completion of the program.

    Ques. What is the start and end date for the IIM Ahmedabad EPGD ABA program?

    Ans. The ePGD-ABA program might start in the mid-March 2021 and is going to be and will get completed by July-2022.

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    Hi Jyoti, the institute offers P.hD in Management only. However, you can check some other P.hD Commerce Colleges in Ahmedabad from here.

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    Hi Dixit, once a candidate gets admission in IIM, he/she will be treated as general category only. For fee structure too, no reservation/concession would be provided by the institute regardless of the category you belong to. However, they provide loans to make it easier for the candidates who cannot afford the tuition fee.
    how much we need to score in cat for doing phd from IIM
    Hi Anishka, candidate must score at least 80 percentile or above to have chances of getting admission in the course concerned.
    Sir, MBA ke liye konsi Exam deni hey CAT ya GMAT

    Hi Shivani, You may please check this link for getting the Admission Eligibility for MBA Course in IIM Ahmedabad.

    I passed out I.sc in 2016, but now I want to do a regular course of BBA. May I eligible for this course? Plz suggest me
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