Dear MBA Aspirants,
VGSOM IIT Kharagpur Notification for MBA 2019-21 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 2019-21 Aspirants) is given below:
Step 1: You can apply for VGSOM-IIT Kharagpur MBA programs only if you have registered for CAT 2018 and taken the test. Only CAT 2018 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
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:
1. A candidate must have any of the following:
2. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, if selected, the admission of such candidates to the program will be provisional, only if (s) he submits a certificate latest by 31st May 2019 from the competent authorities of his/her university/college/institute (issued on or before 31st May 2019) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.
1st Stage: Candidates are short-listed for Written Analysis Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) from among candidates who have
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: WAT- 10 minutes to write (space to write was quite less) followed by a Personal Interview (PI) with mostly 3 panelists for 15-20 minutes, click here to view the same.
|Last Date to Apply for CAT||26th September 2018. For details, please click here|
|CAT (Test Date)||25th November 2018|
|CAT (Result Date)||5th January 2019|
|IIT Kharagpur Application Starts||7th January 2019|
|Last Date to Apply for IIT Kharagpur||27th January 2019|
|GD-WAT-PI dates||Delhi: 22nd – 24th February, 2019.
Hyderabad: 9th – 10th March 2019.
Mumbai: 15th – 17th March 2019.
Kolkata: 23rd – 24th March 2019.
Bengaluru: 5th – 7th April 201.
|Declaration of Admission Results||29th April 2019 (Monday)|
|Session begins||Yet to be announced|
Mode: Online Applications.
Application fee: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 1800-1234-467