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VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur Notification

Dear MBA Aspirants,

VGSOM IIT Kharagpur Notification for MBA 2018-20 aspirants is out!

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993 at a time when India had just opened its doors to economic liberalization. The school was established with an aim to develop managers with a strong technological background who would lead tomorrow’s corporate behemoths on the path of success. The concept was to start a business school along the lines of Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, that is, a business school within a renowned technical institute.

Over the years the school has expanded its scope to include much more than its flagship Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme. The school offers a Doctoral programme in management (PhD) and an MBA programme for working executives (aptly termed as the Executive MBA programme) in the IIT Kharagpur campus in Kolkata and IIT Bhubaneswar campus in Bhubaneswar.

Now, two decades after its inception, the school has grown holistically, winning several accolades and setting up new benchmarks for excellence. VGSoM today, plays a pioneering role in nurturing the leaders of tomorrow by blending the management philosophy along with the technological advancement to develop managers who appreciate both the critical technological issues and their managerial implications.

The application process of VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur (MBA 2018-20 Aspirants) is given below:

Step 1: You can apply for VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur MBA programs only if you have registered for CAT 2017 and taken the test. Only CAT 2017 Test takers with valid Score card can apply.

Step 2: Apply for VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur MBA program here, to be eligible to participate in the admission process of VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur

B School Application Process
B School Name Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur(VGSOM- IIT K)
Program(s) Name Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Number of Seats MBA: 140
Last Date to Apply for CAT 25th September 2017
For details, please click here
IIT Kharagpur Application Starts 9th January 2018
Last Date to Apply for IIT Kharagpur Extended till 1st February 2018
Eligibility for MBA programs Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Science Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) with the following criteria:
• For institutes
a) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in all years of the qualifying degree OR
b) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in the final two semesters or final year of the qualifying degree:
i) GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale)
ii) SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale)
• For both the above cases, if the CGPA is on a different scale than 10.0, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.
Tests Accepted CAT 2017
CAT (Test Date) 26th November 2017
CAT (Result Date) 2nd week of January 2018
Mode of Application Online Applications only.
IIT Kharagpur Application Fees Application fee is Rs. 1600 for General & NC-OBC candidates and Rs. 800 for SC/ST/PWD.
Female candidates will be charged the same level of application fee as paid by male candidates of respective category.
Program Fee 2018-20: Tuition and Hostel fees: Rs. 7,31,330/-
Placement Statistics 2015-17: Average CTC: Rs. 15.61 LPA, Highest CTC: Rs. 21.15 LPA.
Website link Click here
Application Guidelines Click here
Application Link Click here
Minimum CAT/GMAT performance Minimum CAT percentile: General: 90, NC-OBC: 80, SC/ST/PWD: 75.
An overseas category candidate who applies with a GMAT score instead of a CAT Score should have a total scaled score of at least 750.
Admission Process for 2018-20 Selection Process:
In the first step, candidates are short-listed for Written Analysis Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) from among candidates who have
  • A valid CAT score equal to or above the cut-offs.
  • Applied for the programme and satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme.
Overall CAT score out of 20 and application rating (AR) out of 20 will be added to get the marks for shortlisting candidates to be called for WAT-PI.  (The application rating looks at the applicant’s academic performance in 10th, 12th, Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree Examination and the candidates’ work experience.) Online application portal captures sectional scores and percentile as part of CAT, the same is not used for application rating. The scores for application rating is provided here
2nd Stage Selection Process Click here
IIT Kharagpur 1st Call Results Date 14th February 2018
IIT Kharagpur Results Date 30th April 2018 (tentative)
GD-WAT-PI dates 24th to 26th February 2018
First Merit List dates Yet to be announced
Session begins Yet to be announced

If you have any queries or would like to know if you should consider to apply to VGSOM IIT Kharagpur as per your profile, visit the nearest IMS Learning Center to meet a counsellor (to find the nearest IMS Learning Center, click here or write to us at ims@imsindia.com or call us on 1800-1234-467

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