MBA Business Analytics in academic collaboration with IBM

This particular program focuses on Analytics – an amalgamation of arts, sciences, and technologies that has quickly become one of the most prominent applications of technology in the world. Analytics refers to the processes, technologies, and techniques, which help extract essential information from data to attain the knowledge required to drive key business decisions. Students will develop the necessary skills to carry out these analytical procedures and support an organisation by figuring out ways to improve and optimise existing business processes with ease.

Business Analytics is used in key industries like:

  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Telecom
  • Sports
  • Social Media
  • Gaming
  • E-Commerce
  • E-Governance

UPES and IBM join hands to equip MBA professionals with cutting-edge Business Analytics skills

This course has originated through a collaboration between UPES and IT giants IBM, which started off with in 2016 to help MBA students develop the skills required to become the business leaders of the future. Students get exposed to a wealth of knowledge provided by IBM technology experts, engineers, and data scientists. The ultimate goal of this UPES-IBM initiative is to construct the leading Business Analytics graduate program in India.


Duration: 2 years



  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (class 10th 12th)
  • B.Tech / BE in any discipline, B.Sc (PCM) or B.Sc (Maths); BA (Economics/ Math/ Statistics); B.Com Pass or honors, BBA with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University

Career Prospects

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analyst Industry Expert
  • Business Analyst Project Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Analyst SAS Programmer
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Data Warehousing Expert
  • Business Intelligence Expert
  • Data Warehousing and BA Architecture
  • Data Mining Expert
Intake : 40 Seats

Semester I Semester II


  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Communication
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Marketing Management
  • Principles & Practices of management
  • Quantitative Methods

Domain Course

  • Business Modelling with Spreadsheets
  • Data Environment


  • Human resourse management
  • Finanacial MAnagement
  • Operations Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Operations Research 

Domain Course

  • Data Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
Program Elective I
Open Elective


  • Industrial Visit
Semester III Semester IV


  • Strategic Management

Domain Course

  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Programming for Ananlytics
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Energy Analytics

Open Elective I


Program Elective II

Program Electives I, II

  • Business Process Management
  • Data Mining
  • Financial Analytics
  • HR Analytics


  • Summer Internship
  • Dissertation-I


Domain Course

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Legal Aspect of Business

Domain Course

  • Social & Web Analytics
  • Consultancy Management

Program Elective I

  • ERP Systems
  • Spreadsheet in Modelling

Program Elective II

  • Business Analytics 


  •  Dissertation II

MBA admissions through UPESMET 

Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET )
Candidates who have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th and in graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET) 2019

Schedule for UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)

Name of Program Last Date to Apply Exam Date Mode of Exam

23 Jan 2019

27 Jan to 29 Jan 2019 Online

The University reserves the right to make any changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake, and academic regulations. They also reserve the right to change the location of the test at any time without specifying any reason or prior notice. The said change applies to both prospective and enrolled students.

Scheme of Tests

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 35
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 35
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 35
Total no. of Questions 140

The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake and academic regulations or change of location at any time without assigning any reason or prior notice. The said change may apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are already enrolled with the University.


MBA admissions through National Level Tests

If you fulfill our eligibility criteria (Minimum 50 % marks in class 10th and 12th, as well as in graduation - Appeared but Result awaited can also apply) and have any of the following test scores:

  • Sept MAT 2018/December MAT 2018 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • Feb MAT 2019/ May MAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • CMAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • XAT 2019/CAT 2018 score of minimum 75 percentile
  • NMAT 2018 score of minimum 140
  • GMAT Scores

** Upto 50% seats shall be filled through National Level Tests category. In case candidates for such seats are not available, UPES has the right to fill these seats through UPES Entrance Test. University also reserves the right to conduct further physical (paper pencil test) for admission post March ' 2019

** University reserves the right to change the Test Date or cancel the Test .University also reserves thr right to conduct further physical (pen/paper) test post administration of the March ' 2019 Test.

Reservation of Seats

For bonafide Uttarakhand resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to the "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra certificate." However, if these seats remain unfilled by the stipulated date in the category mentioned above, then the same shall be treated as unreserved.

Note:. Candidates applying under this category would be required to produce the original “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” during the day of admission, failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled.

Fee structure for the academic year 2019 - 21

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
223,000 74,250 297,250
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
223,000 74,250 297,250
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
240,750 80,000 320,750
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
240,750 80,000 320,750


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