India’s 10 Best Business Analytics Colleges – 2020

Business Analytics is currently one of the hottest buzzwords among corporate and businesses across the globe. It essentially refers to processes and techniques which convert data into knowledge and insights that drive business decisions. MBA in Business Analytics will help you acquire knowledge and expertise on numerous analytical tools and use them to collect and analyze data for the generation of business intelligence and support of different functional areas in an organization. The discipline will extensively utilize statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and predictive modelling, fact-based management and more. Other aspects you will get to learn are business metrics and delivery, performance management, data visualization etc. Executive/ certificate/ online programs in this subject are also available.

Topics taught in Business Analytics covered may vary from institute to institute, but apart from the core subjects generally taught in MBA, the important areas taught in this course, are Data Analytics Basics, Spreadsheet Modeling and Analysis, Applied Statistics, Query Languages, Business Analytics Application and so on.  Furthermore, MBA courses are usually full-time, spanning two years, and may also include internship, dissertation, industry visit, hands-on training in analytics laboratories, live case studies, professional certifications, and such.

To be eligible to apply for a course in Business Analytics you will generally need 50% marks in graduation from a recognized university to apply for these courses. You may need to have CAT, MAT, GMAT, XAT scores or have to appear for the entrance examination of the institute. Some colleges may only accept students who have degrees like B.E., B. Tech., B. Sc. in Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics, B. A. in Economics or Statistics, B. Com, BBA etc. Some others may also prefer work experience.

Consequently, after successfully completing the MBA in Business Analytics, you can easily secure jobs as Business Analyst, Business Analyst Industry Expert, Business Analyst Project Manager, Data Analyst and/or SAS Programmer, Big Data Analyst (Big Data is a complex and large data set that reveals many patterns, trends, and associations), Data Warehousing Expert and so on. Industries such as financial services, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, oil and gas, telecom, social media, sports, gaming, e-governance, and e-commerce will offer adequate employment scope for MBAs with a Business Analytics expertise.

S No College Name City, State
1 Christ University Bangalore, KA
2 Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) Chennai, TN
3 Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, TG
4 Indira Institute of Management Pune, MH
5 I – Business Institute(IBI) Greater Noida, UP
6 Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies Harihar, KA
7 Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) New Delhi
8 Lovely Professional University Jalandhar, PB
9 School of Business Management SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, MH
10 School of Business, Galgotias University Greater Noida, UP