The School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad is launching a new program- ‘MBA Business Analytics’ from the academic year 2017-18. This is a two year MBA, program the first of its kind launched only by UoH among the central universities in the country. The in-take is 30 students + 5 Industry sponsored candidates.

An entrance exam would be conducted by the University on 1st June 2017. The entrance exam will be for 75 marks (comprising Multiple Choice Questions related to Logical reasoning, Verbal ability, Quantitative ability, Mathematical ability, Statistical ability, Data analysis and Interpretation etc.) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates shortlisted after the written exam will be called for Group Discussion and Personal interview. The final offer would be made on the basis of performance in the written exam, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and the weightage for the written exam, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview will be 60%, 15 % and 25% respectively. The last date for applying online is 5th May, 2017.

The students enrolling in this program get the benefit of knowledge and skill-sets in various areas, including operations research, marketing, statistics, machine learning, data mining, etc. As organizations across the world are putting efforts to harness value from the data by deploying analytics, the students have great career opportunities in the analytics field. Companies across sectors – IT, retail, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and consulting are working on data to gain competitive advantage. These companies are recruiting professionals in the area of data science and business analytics.

For more details, prospectus and online application one can visit the website: