Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani Overview

  Pilani   NAAC, UGC   ESTD 1968
  Pilani   NAAC, UGC   ESTD 1968

About College

The Management group at BITS, Pilani was established in the year 1971. It initially offered the two year Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme but later in 1973, when the institute created an integrated educational structure, MBA evolved into the integrated first degree programme Master of Management Studies (MMS) which is a blend of engineering and management. This programme was successfully offered for a time period of three decades. Based on the industrial demands, the course was restructured as MBA in the year 2006.

"The Outlook-ICARE MBA Rankings 2020" places the Department of Management, BITS Pilani among the top 10 private MBA institutions offering MBA program in India and among the best 7 MBA institutes of all kind in the West zone. "THE WEEK Hansa Research Best B-Schools Survey 2019" has ranked it among the top 30 B-Schools in India.

Catering to the contemporary industry demands, BITS Pilani has introduced an MBA in Business Analytics from the academic year 2021-22. 

Vision: To advance management knowledge and develop impactful leaders.

Mission: To be the destination of first choice for key stakeholders viz. students, faculty, organizations and community by designing and delivering cutting-edge management programs in a learning environment that develops leaders who are socially responsible, innovative & result-oriented.

Programme Offered - MBA in Business Analytics 

MBA in Business Analytics is a two-year full-time residential program aimed at creating business analytics professionals employable by leading Indian and foreign firms. The business analytics area makes use of sophisticated quantitative and statistical analysis and predictive modeling towards building competitive strategies around data-driven insights that in turn generate impressive business results. The MBA in Business Analytics program integrates technology with statistical and quantitative modeling techniques to provide students with the foundation needed for data-driven decision making, as well as for graduate study in the field of Business Analytics. The focus of the program is on the application of analytics and Technology in all the functional areas of management, including but not limited to, marketing, finance, operations, human resources, entrepreneurship etc.

Placement Statistics CTC in LPA (INR): 2019 -21
- Highest - 16 LPA
-Top 25% Average - 12.68 LPA
- Top 50% Average - 10.26 LPA

Highlights of the MBA in Business Analytics Programme:

  • Management education at BITS Pilani brings cutting-edge thinking and best learning practices with MBA in Business Analytics.
  • Three semesters of rigorous on-campus training coupled with an option of either six months’ exposure to industry through a structured and evaluative paid internship (Practice School) or dissertation makes this programme unique. In Practice School, students work on real-time projects in reputed companies with the possibility of getting a pre placement offer on its completion.
  • Hands-on laboratory sessions and innovative teaching pedagogies to aid classroom teaching
  • Certification programs / training workshops will be organized for improving necessary skills related to business analytics
  • Continuous interaction with leading experts from the industry
  • Possibility of international immersion
  • Legendary alumni network of BITS Pilani for mentorship
  • Substantial financial assistance through teaching assistantship


The curriculum of MBA in Business Analytics is globally benchmarked with the leading Business Analytics program across the globe and is vetted by industry practitioners. Lectures supplemented by case studies and software tools are carried out in all the courses which enhance students analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. This facilitates active learning among the students as they face real business issues, apply their classroom knowledge and strengthen their business acumen. An intellectually stimulating learning environment is provided by our well-qualified and experienced faculty. Students can also pursue Off-campus Thesis / Semester Abroad programs in foreign universities/ institutes ranked in the first 400 by QS and Time Higher Education.

Skills for Industry

The Department of Management facilitates the students to earn certification in 21st century industry-relevant skills such as Design Thinking, Data Visualization, and Project Management Practitioner (PMP). To cater to the expectations of Generation Z students, the department has created the Personality Improvement, Leadership Orientation and Teamwork (P.I.L.O.T.) program to provide customized learning experiences according to their needs factoring in their areas of skill gap, learning preferences and future professional choices.


The Mentorship Program for MBA in Business Analytics is an unique initiative by the  Department of Management at BITS Pilani to impart industry relevant skills to the students in collaboration with the BITS Alumni Association. Under this program, management students are given an opportunity to interact and mentored by BITS alumni experienced in Analytics domain. Alumni are also frequently called for invited talk to share industry insights with the students.

Industry Connect

At the end of their second semester, student go on a two-month integrated industry exposure in the form of summer internships in reputed organizations. All students also have the opportunity to enroll for 6 months of structured Practice School, as a part of the curriculum. In addition, the webinar series organized by the department invites eminent guests from the industry on a regular basis. These guests having huge experience and unparalleled expertise come from varied industries and diverse countries, contributing to student learning.

Application for admission to Two-Year On-Campus MBA in Business Analytics Programme of BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus for Academic Year 2022-24  is open now - Click Here to apply.

Contact Details


Prof. Nirankush Dutta
Email - [email protected]
Contact Number - +91-1596-25-5858


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The Week 29
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