The MBA Decision Science and Analytics (DSA) Program from SVKM’s NMIMS School of Business Management has been ranked #1 by Analytics India Magazine in Teaching & Curriculum, and Certification Value


Mumbai, 30th November: The much-awaited 2021 rankings by Analytics India Magazine (AIM) for the Top Postgraduate Data Science Programmes in India is out, and the MBA Decision Science and Analytics (DSA) Program of NMIMS School of Business Management has been ranked #1 in Teaching & Curriculum, and Certification Value.

AIM is considered to be among the top information dissemination platform on everything related to analytics. The magazine has been benchmarking analytics programs (for 8 years) in India across various parameters to make it easier for students to decide on choosing the right analytics program.

MBA DSA was launched in the year 2019 and in a short span of 2 years, the program has been able to add feather to its cap with the achievement of no.1 ranking in teaching & curriculum and ranked 10th in India. The program was introduced with an intent to groom analytical and decision making skills in the future business managers so that they can consequently add value to their business needs and understand digital technologies to influence organizational skills, processes, and networks. The first batch of DSA has done extremely well and has been placed with 100% success in top-notch analytics companies in India.

More details on the rankings, including methodology and analysis, are available in the link: Top Data Science Programmes 2021

Dr. Prashant Mishra, Dean, NMIMS School of Business Management said, “ NMIMS SBM has been focussed on pedagogy and the high calibre of our faculty bear testimony with #1 ranking by Analytics India Magazine. Decision Science and Analytics program is a sought after program and the school aims to create professionals who are ready from day 1. This is possible due to the experiential learning every student gets NMIMS SBM”.

On the ranking, Professor Binesh Nair said, “It’s a proud moment and the #1 ranking is a reiteration of our focus on high-quality curriculum and pedagogy, and to create graduates who are industry-ready. The program is unique for its relentless focus on experiential learning through industry-driven projects and experience on working in a multicultural team setting, thereby mimicking a real world workplace. ROI is most certain for the graduates in the long term, as they get two degrees in two years, from two leading B-Schools – SVKM’s NMIMS and Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

Accreditation: SBM has the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation, which is known as the longest-standing and most prestigious professional accreditation in business education. It has NAAC accreditation with Grade A+ (3.59 CGPA), Mumbai Campus and is recognized as Category-I University by MHRD/UGC Grant of Graded Autonomy Regulation, 2018.


SBM of SVKM’s NMIMS, Deemed-to-be University, is one of India’s leading business schools with a legacy of world-renowned faculty and an excellent placement program. NMIMS which began as a business school 40 years ago, is known for its trailblazing curriculum. The school has consistently ranked among the top 10 B-Schools in the country since 1998, in various such published surveys.

About Dual Degree Program in Analytics:

NMIMS School of Business Management is offering a dual degree program in business analytics in association with  Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. Upon successful completion of the two-year program, participants will earn an MBA in Decision Science & Analytics from NMIMS University and a MS in Business Analytics and Information Management from Purdue University.

The 2-year program has:

  • 3 terms at NMIMS University
  • 2 terms at Purdue University
  • 1 term dedicated to internship in India

The programme aims to develop graduates who can be effective analytics translators, who can liaise between business stakeholdes and the data team, and lead organizations towards data-driven decision making. Students are trained on building both business skills through case-studies and experiential learning, and analytics skills through programming and building ML models. Finally, there are umpteen opportunities for students to apply their learning in solving real-world problems, through industry-driven internships, capstone projects etc.

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