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PGDM Data Science & Analytics

  • Overview
  • Program Structure
  • Orientation & Pedagogy
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to Apply
  • Fees Structure
PGDM Data Science & Analytics


With an ever-evolving technological environment, it has become imperative to understand growing data-centric business processes, information and knowledge, in order to take tactical and strategical decisions. PGDM in Data Science nurtures skills needed to handle data analytics lifecycle and business problems through a combination of skills, technologies, applications and processes used by organizations to gain data-driven insights. This career-enriching programme provides rigorous theoretical and practical training, on data management, programming, statistics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

This programme is unique in its own way wherein top-notch faculty, world-class campus facilities and industry speaker series are brought together, which brings the latest research, best practices and domain knowledge to the diverse mix of students.

With coding and IT skills, students will have a good scope of shining in this field. Students are likely to get job opportunities as Risk Analyst, Data Analyst, Business Analyst or Data Scientist in banks, IT companies, Software industry and service industry.

Those who are looking forward to switching from an IT profile to a business profile then this programme offers the brightest option for you. PGDM in Data Science is a correct career choice for those candidates who wish to develop a deep understanding of managing complex data structures under a given technical environment.

Program Structure

The program incorporates all the finer skill sets and conceptual details that a graduate student should necessarily undergo for specialized courses in data science.

Courses on Management Essentials of Economics, Accounting, Communication, Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and specialized courses in Data Science and analytics are covered comprehensively over six trimesters to make the student industry-ready.

The teaching pedagogy of Narayana Business School is highly practical oriented wherein the students will have to explore, undertake and exploit a domain exposure project, Minor course project, HACKATHON, and flexi credit programs.

Students will undergo an internship to apply the analysis and skills learned in the classroom to be well conversant with the practical aspects. At the end of the course, every student will take up 12 weeks of Capstone Project. The project will be evaluated by industry experts and can be showcased to prospective employers as a powerful aspect of the portfolio.

Program Structure


Orientation & Pedagogy

The PGDM program has a very clear and strong focus on the application aspects of the concepts learned and practised in industry. The programme is a blend of classroom teaching, case analysis, simulation, modelling, scenario building, industry analysis etc. as pedagogy. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, it also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills. These attributes are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment.

Our strategy is two-pronged

Corporate Ready

The students are prepared for functioning in the corporate environment through internships and simulations. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical oriented assignments. The critical thinking so developed helps them in understanding the business issues in depth and coming up with feasible solutions. The interpersonal skill set learned at the college helps them to maintain and work through challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to the student-centric approach followed at NBS, we spot the entrepreneurial mindset of students much earlier. This allows us to plan and customize the challenges they are allocated at the college. The various situations they are put in to help them to hone their entrepreneurial skills. There are a lot of industry networking opportunities and mentoring by industry personnel to help them fine-tune their ideas. Further, the college also provides incubation to innovate and feasible ideas to build up their morale.

Therefore, PGDM gives industry exposure along with building up overall personality and soft skills by focusing on preparing for presentations, debates, seminars, conferences and personality development programmes.

PGDM in Data Science & Analytics Program

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • The candidate must hold the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examinations in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved categories).

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications and are awaiting results can also apply.

  • In order to pursue this course, you must have pursued your graduation with at least 60% marks (preferably in the IT/ Engineering/ statistics field).

  • The candidate must have appeared for any recognized Management Entrance Examination like CMAT,CAT, MAT,XAT etc


    NBSAT (NBS aptitude test), a management entrance exam devised by Narayana Business School, which access the candidates Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability & Abstract Reasoning.

  • Prior Work Experience: There is no minimum or maximum work experience required to apply to PGDM program. However, having work experience will be an add on advantage which brighten the chances of selection.

How to Apply for NBS PDGM Data Science & Analytics Program

  • If you meet these basic requirements, then you must submit an admission application form with all transcripts till graduation. All of these are evaluated and shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion / Extempore round followed by Personal Interview.
  • Overall weightage of various components for admission to the program is as given below.
    1. Score in Common Entrance Test 50%.
    2. Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience 20%.
    3. Group Discussion 15%.
    4. Personal Interview 15%.
Fee ScheduleAmount (Rs)
Admission Fees85,000
1st Installment (within 15 Days from the Date of Admission)2,50,000
2nd Installment (on or before 15th October 2021)2,50,000
3rd Installment (on or before 15th March 2022)2,50,000
4th Installment (on or before 15th August 2022)2,50,000
Total Fees10,85,000

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PGDM Data Science & Analytics