IIT Kharagpur: Admission Process and Eligibility Criteria (2019-21)

Vinod Gupta School of Management,IIT Kharagpur, is yet to announce the start of its admission and application process for the 2019-21 batch of the PGP program. Candidates can refer to this article with regards to all the information pertaining to the Admission Process, cut-off and eligibility criteria for the 2018-20 batch of different courses being offered at FMS.

IIT KharagpurAdmission Process and Criteria 2019-21
IIT KharagpurAdmission Process and Criteria 2019-21

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was the first school of management to be setup within the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) system in the year 1993. The school was set up with the aim to develop outstanding management professionals capable of playing leadership roles in their chosen career fields. The schools offers postgraduate and doctoral level programs in the field of management.

Programmes Offered @ Vinod Gupta School of Management

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a flagship programme of VGSoM at IIT Kharagpur. It is a two-year full-time residential program for engineering graudates and master’s degree holders in the field of science, economics, and commerce intending to pursue a career in the field of management. A two month summer internship project in the industry of student’s preference is an essential part of the curriculum as it helps expose students to the practical management problems of an organization. The core subjects covered in the course are Human Resource Management, Production & Operations, Marketing, Finance, Information Systems Management, Organizational Behaviour, Economics, Strategic Management, Legal Aspects of Business, Business Ethics, Quantitative Methods and Business Communication. It also provides students with the opportunity to choose from a large number of electives from several departments of IIT to allow students to pursue their individual interests in greater depth.

VGSoM Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates aspiring to secure admission to the MBA program at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur must have bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s Degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s Level).
  • Candidates belonging to General/Non Creamy – Other Backward Classes (NC-OBC) categories need to have a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in their qualifying examinations. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD Categories must have a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in their qualifying examinations.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year examinations of the qualifying degree are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates if shortlisted will need to submit their mark sheet/certificate as evidence of passing their qualifying examination on or before October 31, 2019.

VGSoM2019-21 Admission Process

The Admission selection process at the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur will be a two-step process. In the first step, candidates will be short-listed based for the Written Analysis Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) from among candidates who applied for the MBA program at the institute and also have scored the minimum required CAT Cut-off Percentile. The candidate’s must also satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria for the programme. In the second step, the final merit list will be made based on the application rating, performance in entrance exam, and the candidate’s performance in the WAT-PI round.

VGSoM2019-21 Admission Cut Offs   

The Institute is yet to announce the start of the admission process for the 2019-21 MBA batch. CAndidats can however refer to the CAT exam Cut-off percentile for the last year. The cut-off for this year will isn’t expected to change much as compared to the last year. The CAT Exam Cut-off percentile for the 2018-20 MBA batch at VGSoM is as given below:


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VGSoM 2019-21 Course Fees

The institute is yet to announce the admission process for the 2019-21 MBA Batch. The fees for the program will also be announced then. In the meanwhile, candidates can refer to the total progam fee for the 2018-29 batch.


Fees at the time of Admission Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Total Program Fees

Rs. 1,92,710

Rs. 1,80,510

Rs. 1,82,910

Rs. 1,80,510

VGSoM 's Fee Fixation Committee reserves the final rights to change the course fee.

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