Build your career with Business Analytics
Virginia Tech is ranked No. 2 in Information Technology &
No. 7 in part-time MBA Programs

We help make you one of the most desirable candidates in the market today.

Master Analytics

without quitting your job!

Why choose

Virginia Tech India's Postgraduate program in Business Analytics

One-year program

Our PGPBA program is a 12-month program, organized into six sequential units of approximately two months each. The program integrates four dimensions of learning: data, models, technology, and domains.

Modular approach

Our classes are modular in approach led by a faculty member. Experts from industry and academia assist the lead faculty members. Each unit is comprised of in-person and online instruction.

International Faculty

A blend of on-campus and online instruction from US faculty. Students are supplemented by online classes which will be held on scheduled weekends. Additionally, there will be recorded lectures on our learning management system which participants can access during convenient timings.

Capstone Project

The Virginia Tech, India, Postgraduate Program in Business Analytics is designed to breed an entrepreneurial spirit. We prepare innovative thinkers who can provide effective solutions that benefit society and the economy.

Virginia Tech Advantage

Virginia Tech is ranked No.2 in Information Technology and No.7 in part-time MBA Programs. After successful completion of our 12-month PGPBA program, students will obtain a Virginia Tech certificate.

Career Opportunities

Our Postgraduate Program in Business Analytics is designed to continually upgrade the education and skill level of participants to fully utilize the power of data for a competitive edge in the market. The program helps candidates prepare for Business Analytics careers.

Industry Potential


What will you learn?

Through classroom and clinical instruction, you will learn the contemporary technologies that make machine learning, optimization, statistical models relevant, accurate, and secure. From cloud computing and agile techniques to business intelligence and quantitative methods, you will explore the ecosystem of topics and learn the sophisticated technologies that will distinguish you from your peers in the world of business analytics.

A unique feature of this program is understanding the different facets of innovation from Jugaad -- nimble and frugal-- to high-impact, disruptive innovation. You will learn to build the capacity to adapt and respond expeditiously to Black Swans--high-impact, hard to predict, and rare events that are beyond the realm of normal expectations in history, science, finance, and technology.

Technologies and Methodologies

  • My SQL
  • R
  • Python
  • Tableau BI Tools
  • Scrum
  • AWS
  • Neural Networks
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Data Classifiers
  • Deep Learning, IoT
  • Mongo DB
  • Hadoop
  • Social Marketing Analytics
  • NVIDIA Analytics
  • IBM Analytics
  • SAS Analytics


Our globally renowned faculty in information technology, computer science, engineering, and business are ready to take you on this exciting journey along with select executives from industry with the first-hand experience in deploying large-scale solutions in business analytics.


(B.Tech, IIT Kanpur, PGDM, IIM Bangalore, Ph.D., University of Iowa)
Managing Director, Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics
Professor Emeritus, Accounting and Information Systems
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Dipankar Chakravarti

(Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University)
Professor of Marketing
Sonny Merryman Inc. Professor in Business
Director, PhD Concentration in Executive Business Research
Virginia Tech

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Linda Wallace

(Ph.D., Georgia State University)
Associate Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
John Angela Emery Junior Faculty Fellow
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Roop Mahajan

(Ph.D., Cornell University)
Bell Labs Fellow, ASME Fellow
Lewis E. Hester Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Global Ambassador, Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Virginia Tech, India, Postgraduate Program in Business Analytics is a 12-month, postgraduate program. If you have an undergraduate degree plus a strong interest in pursuing a career in data analytics, this program is designed for you. We encourage applicants from all corners of industry, including IT, finance, banking, insurance, consumer products, manufacturing, or marketing. Preferred applicants will have a minimum of two years' professional experience including some exposure to information technology. The program is suitable for working professionals, as you can be enrolled in the program without leaving your employment.
You can complete each unit via classroom lectures and online instruction. Your on-campus requirement is four days every two months, scheduled over a weekend to cause minimum disruption from your work. Online classes supplement the campus component. In addition, our learning management system offers recorded lectures. Contact hours will be 450 over a 12-month period. The final three months are free of an on-campus requirement. The faculty, familiar with this mode of instruction, have delivered similar programs like these for more than a decade.
The course fee for our PGPBA program is 4.85 lakhs + taxes. Please refer the table below for term wise fees structure.

PGPBA Program: Fees Structure

Fees GST @18% Total Due Date
Registration 50,000 9,000 59,000 Upon Selection
Term I 1,45,500 26,190 1,71,690 **
Term II 1,45,500 26,190 1,71,690 **
Term III 1,45,500 26,190 1,71,690 **
Total 4,85,500 87,570 5,73,070

**Date to be finalized
Education Loan
Virginia Tech University has tied up with the following banks to provide educational loans* for students.

hdfc & axisbank *Banks have the final authority.

Yes. Students graduating from the program will receive a certificate of "Postgraduate program in Business Analytics" issued by Virginia Tech University.
Virginia Tech University is a globally reputed comprehensive university with leading colleges in engineering, business, medicine, liberal arts, and the sciences. The Virginia Tech, India, Postgraduate Program in Business Analytics program offers an innovative approach for learners who are interested not only in how to analyze the universe of data but also in the technologies, architecture, security, and multifaceted analytical approaches that are vital to creating sustainable solutions.
Students will be provided with study materials relevant to the topic and reference book will be suggested by faculty/training head.
We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process.
All interested candidates are requested to apply by sending an email of the following documents to

Completed application form. (Download Application Form)
Graduate degree certificate.
Work experience letter.
Consolidated mark sheet.
The last date to submit applications for Phase 1 of admissions is 9 Dec 2017.
Yes. Your on-campus requirement is four days every two months. It will be scheduled over a weekend to cause minimum disruption from your work, at our satellite campus. Students will be directed to third-party accommodation and transport on a **chargeable basis. (**this is separate from the fess)