IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2017 | Vinod Gupta School of Management

Vinod Gupta School of Management IIT Kharagpur MBA Program 2017-19

Applications are invited by Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur for admission to 2 years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme for the session 2017.


The duration of MBA Programme is 2 years (4 semesters)
Total quantum of coursework required to earn the MBA degree through VGSoM = 89 to 93 credits

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates seeking admission to MBA Programme of the Institute should have 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:

i) 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:

a) GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale)

b) SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale)

ii) 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

iii) Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Govt. of India rules

iv) Applicants must be in good health. In case of any discrepancy found in the certificate of medical fitness to be submitted during registration, the opinion of the Institute Medical Officer will be final

v) Persons with Physical Disabilities (PwD) seeking admission to MBA are to appear before a medical board on or before 31st Oct. 2017 at IIT Kharagpur; the decision of the Medical Board is final and becomes binding to the candidate

Selection Procedure

The selection of candidates for admission to the 2017-19 batch of MBA at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur is a two-step process. In the first step, candidates are short-listed for GD-WA-PI from among candidates who have a valid CAT/GMAT score, who have applied for the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme. 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

Selection will be based on application rating, performance in CAT for domestic students and GMAT for international students, and the candidate’s performance in the group discussion, written analysis and personal interview (GD-WA-PI) round

Overall CAT cut-off: There is an overall cut-off; for General candidates, minimum CAT percentile is 90, for NC-OBC 80, for SC 75, for ST 75 and for PwD 75

How to Apply

Domestic candidates seeking admission to the MBA programme must complete the following procedure after the declaration of results of CAT 2016 examination

Step 1: Complete the application form online at www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in

Step 2: Make the payment online; application fee is Rs.1600/- for General and NC-OBC candidates and Rs.800/- for SC/ST/PWD

Please note that Group Discussion (GD), Written Analysis Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) will be conducted by VGSOM, IIT KGP at various locations as per

Candidates selected for GD/WAT/PI will be intimated via email

In case you have any query, please contact: Prof. Biplab Datta, The Chairperson of MBA Admission, Email: [email protected], Phone: 03222-283888, 09932571129, Fax: 03222-283874

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 30th January 2017

Date of WAT-PI:

Kolkata: 27th February to 01st March 2017

Hyderabad: 06th March to 08th March 2017

Mumbai: 13th March to 16th March 2017

Delhi: 20th March to 23rd March 2017

Bangalore: 03rd April to 06th April 2017

Date of Declaration of Result: 02nd May 2017

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)

(Vinod Gupta School of Management), VGSOM IIT Khargarpur, Email: [email protected], Phone No.: 03222-283888, Website www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in