IIT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020 Application form, Dates

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IIT Kanpur announces PGP for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM) Admission 2020

IIT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020 – Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Program for Executive for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing Program for the academic year 2020-21.



  1. PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfils the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution. Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises that thrive on information as they strive for the “Triple Bottom line”.
  2. This one year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry’s metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. The course has been designed by these institutes in consultation with industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and Ministry of HRD, Government of India.


See: MBA Admission


Eligibility Criteria for IIT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020

  1. Graduate Engineers with First Division/First Class marks from Class X onwards with minimum 4.5 years to maximum 10 years work experience (for self-Sponsored candidates) or minimum 4.5. years work experience (for self-sponsored candidates) or minimum 4.5 years work experience (For sponsored candidates with study leave) in manufacturing, engineering and related sectors.


Selection Process for IIT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020

  1. Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of his/her academic background, which has to be consistently first division/first class from school (SLC/ Madhyamik) board examination level to graduation level, relevant work experience, employer’s recommendations, performance in the Aptitude Test and Personal Interview.


See: MBA Entrance Exams


IIT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. Admission to Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing should be applied through online only at https://oag.iitk.ac.in/vlmiitk/index.jsp
  2. The Application Fee is INR 3,500/- (Non refundable) for Indian nationals and USD 150/- for NRI / Foreign Nationals/ Applications sent from outside India. Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur”, payable at Kanpur.
  3. Applicants should send hard copy of the application on or before Friday, 08 November 2019 (17:30 Hours) along with demand draft, all self-attested testimonials, certificates and all supporting documents wherever required without which the application will not be considered.


IT Kanpur PGPEX-VLM Admission 2020 Important Dates

  1. Start date for online submission of completed Application Form: 04 October 2019 (16:00 Hours)
  2. Last date for online submission of completed Application Form: 04 November 2019 (23:59 Hours)
  3. Last date of receiving application form with relevant documents: 08 November 2019 (17:30 Hours)
  4. Date of Written Test at 4 Locations: 01st December 2019
  5. Test Venues: New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
  6. Batch Commencing from April 2020


See: Executive MBA Programs


IIT Kanpur

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur), Kanpur‐208016, Uttar Pradesh, PGPEX-VLFM Office-Phone: +91 512 2596590 / 2596562, Email: vlmp@iitk.ac.in, Website: www.iitk.ac.in