The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, on Friday announced that its new MBA programme will now be available for students from all streams.
Previously, only those with engineering and technology background or those with Masters in Science and Commerce or Economics were considered eligible for the management programmes offered by the Department of Management Studies.
This course has been designed based on inputs from industry experts, students and the alumni.
The department will assess the eligibility of a student based on academic record, starting from performance in Class X and XII apart from their CAT score and performance in group discussion and personal interview.
The changes are aligned with IIT’s mission to cater to the changing demands of the corporate world. By making the curriculum more industry relevant and focusing on innovative ways of teaching, the department aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry requirements, said a faculty of IIT, Delhi.
A candidate’s extracurricular activities and professional experience will also be taken into account.
- IIT Delhi started MBA for non engineering students as well.
- It has been introduced so that it engineering should not act as a barrier to MBA aspirants.
- Eligibility of a candidate will be assessed based on the score of 10th, 12th, CAT & Personal Interview.