Indian School of Business Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics admissions 2023

Are you a working professional seeking to upskill your career in the field of Data Science, Machine Learning or Analytics? Explore the course details, eligibility criteria, admission process, fee structure, and the scope of the program Advanced Management Program in Business Analytics at the Indian School of Business.

About Indian School of Business

Indian School of Business (ISB) is one of the premier business schools in India, which is renowned worldwide for its innovative programs for management students and working professionals alike. Rated among the top business schools in India, ISB is a not-for-profit organisation that took root entirely through the efforts of a number of private individuals, foundations and corporations. No wonder ISB, ever since 2001, when 128 students enrolled for the first class of the Post Graduate Programme in Management at its campus in Hyderabad, has been creating leaders in the field of business. Apart from Hyderabad, ISB also has a second campus at Mohali, Punjab, established in 2012, where too the teaching is of the highest standard and amenities are state-of-the-art.

About the program

The Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA) is a residential program of 15 months in duration. It is a program for professionals who have at least two years of working experience. The program schedule so designed so as to cause minimum disruption of work for working professionals. To achieve such an aim, it makes the best use of technology-enabled learning platforms through which most of the program is delivered combined with 5 days of classroom teaching every alternate month for 12 months. Only during the 5 days of classroom teaching, the participants will have to stay in the ISB campuses, either Hyderabad or Mohali, as per their choice.

The faculty for the Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics is globally renowned. There will be also guest lectures by faculty drawn from other premier business schools and subject experts from the industry. AMPBA has been a popular program of ISB as around 1100 participants have successfully undertaken it. Most of them have successfully established flourishing careers in Business Analytics and related fields like Data Science, Machine Learning, and so on. After graduating, every participant will be an eminent member of the Business Analytics alumni of ISB.

Program curriculum

The AMPBA has a cutting-edge curriculum, which is a combination of theory and practical classes. There are industry-sponsored projects as well as foundation projects. The course modules are designed to improve the participants' business knowledge, analytical skills and perspectives on the analytics industry.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in one or more of the fields such as Engineering, Technology, Statistics, Mathematics and Science. Those with any other equivalent qualification with adequate exposure to mathematics and programming may also apply.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience as of program start date.

Selection criteria

Selections to the program will be based on evaluating the candidates on several criteria, some of which are given below, not in any specific order of importance though.

  • Performance in undergraduate degree
  • Past work experience and nature of work, whether held any position of responsibility or not
  • Experience in the business analytics field or passion for pursuing such a career
  • Motivation or interest in the program
  • Professional success, if any
  • Potential for business leadership, attitude and the like
  • and lastly, but not the least, performance in the interview

Selection process

The selection of the candidates is a two-stage process as enumerated below.

  1. Applicants will have to first appear for an admission test conducted online by ISB. The applicants then submit their admission test scores. GMAT / GRE/ NMAT / CAT scores if any, may also be submitted.
  2. Shortlisted candidates based on their admission test scores are called for a personal interview. The interview could be held either in person or through online means like teleconferencing, video conferencing, and internet-based tools.

There are no specific dates for the interview. It will be on a rolling basis, as and when the applicants get shortlisted and there are vacant seats.

Candidates selected for the program will be sent an admission offer by the Indian School of Business with details of the fee structure and a payment link. They will have to then make a payment of INR 1,08,500 plus GST, towards admission and pre-term fees, thus securing their seat for the program. The above fee is partially refundable, in case the candidate opts out of the program at a later stage.

Important dates

  • Last date for applying for the program - 29 January 2023
  • Program start date - July 2023

How to apply

The application for the Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics has to be done online by visiting the admission page at the official website of Indian School of Business. Applicants are to fill up the online form at the relevant places. They need to upload a professional resume of theirs, the last two months' payslips and a colour passport-size photograph. An application fee of INR 2,000 (non-refundable) is to be paid online before submitting the form. On successful submission, an application number is generated and an acknowledgement mail is sent to the given email ID. For sponsored candidates, a Letter of Support from the employer is to be submitted along with the application form. It may, however, be submitted after the admission also.

For any assistance in filling up the application form, one may write to It is advisable to download the program brochure, which is available on the ISB website and has all the necessary details of the program.

Fee structure and financing

Following is the overall program cost-
  • Program fee: INR 10,85,000 plus 18% GST
  • Alumni fee: INR 15,000 plus 18% GST
  • Security deposit (refundable): INR 10,000

The program fee covers everything, including admission fees, tuition fees, cost of the course material, and boarding & lodging costs during the in-campus classroom teaching for five days every alternate month. It, however, does not include the transportation cost from the place of residence to the college campus. Participants will have to bring a laptop of their own during these in-campus classroom sessions.

Participants requiring education loans can avail of various options that are available from a host of banks such as Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, IDFC First Bank, Bank of Baroda, Fundright, and HDFC Credila. Such candidates are to contact the ISB Admissions Team for the same. Participants can also avail of the Employer Sponsorship Programme, whereby outstanding employees get sponsored by their employers.

Contact details

ISB Hyderabad,
Gachibowli, Hyderabad,
Telangana - 500 111

Mohali campus:
Knowledge City, Sector 81,
SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab - 140 306
Phone: +91 7036249122
ISB website:
ISB has its working hours from 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday

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