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IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2018

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admissions 2018 Vinod Gupta School of Management

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) Program for the session 2018


Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form:  90th January 2018
Date of WAT-PI:
Mumbai:                                                           24th February to 26th February 2018
Kolkata:                                                            19th March to 20th March 2018
Bengaluru:                                                        23rd March to 25th March 2018
Delhi:                                                                30th March to 01st April 2018
Hyderabad:                                                       06th April to 08th April 2018
Date of Declaration of Result:                            30th April 2018

The MBA Program

  • The flagship program of the school leads to the degree of Master of Business Administration from IIT Kharagpur. This is a full-time four-semester (2-year) residential program for graduate engineers and master's degree holder in science, economics, and commerce, intending to pursue management career in India or abroad
  • MBA Curriculum has evolved to be among the best in the country combining the traditional strengths of IIT in technical education with modern management philosophy

Duration of Program

  • 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:
  • 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:
    • GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale)
    • 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
  • Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Govt. of India rules
  • 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
  • Persons with Physical Disabilities (PwD) seeking admission to MBA are to appear before a medical board on or before 31st Oct. 2018 at IIT Kharagpur; the decision of the Medical Board is final and becomes binding to the candidate


Also See : MBA Admission


Selection Procedure

  • The selection of candidates for admission to the 2018-20 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 programand who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the program
  • 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



  • Domestic candidates seeking admission to the MBA Program must complete the following procedure after the declaration of results of CAT 2017 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.BiplabDatta, The Chairperson of MBA Admission, Email: bd@vgsom.iitkgp.ernet.in, Phone: 03222-283888, 09932571129, Fax: 03222-283874


IIT Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP) (Vinod Gupta School of Management), VGSOM IIT Khargarpur, Email: bd@vgsom.iitkgp.ernet.in, Phone No.: 03222-283888, Website www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in