How to apply online for admissions to VGSoM IIT Kharagpur 2-years full-time MBA program 2021-23


Seeking info related to pursue an MBA program at prestigious IIT, Kharagpur in the academic session of 2021-23? You are on the right page then! The Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is inviting online applications for admissions to the regular course of Masters in Business Administration. This article caters complete info on the admission i.e. eligibility, fees, admission process, application procedure etc.

About VGSoM IIT Kharagpur

Being established in the year 1994 by the then president of India, Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, the Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was the first school among IITs which offered a course in management. According to NIRF, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt of India, the school is presently at 5th rank among all B-schools in India. However, the institute is now looking for online applications from eligible students who are interested to pursue the MBA program at this premium IIT.



Why VGSoM IIT Kharagpur

Now let's have a look at the facility the institute provides to its students:
  • Students will have access to the central library full of books and research papers to enhance their knowledge
  • There will be a computer lab equipped with the latest hardware and software for the pupils which remain open all over each day
  • The entire campus is under high-speed WiFi
  • Availability of real-time financial data through the latest Prowess CMIE and Bloomberg Termina as well
  • The residential accommodation will also be high-speed Wi-Fi enabled and connected with LAN
  • There is a library in the hotel too in addition to recreational centres
  • Not only the study or technology, but there is also a gym provided for sports, cultural and social wellness as well
  • To change your daily taste or to refresh your mood, you will obtain the cafeteria or snacks bar like Nescafe centres, Café Coffee Day or Subway
  • In the end, campus interview with reputed companies and organization for the placement
Not yet satisfied? Let's check the MBA admission 2021 to IIT Delhi or IIT Mumbai.

Course curriculum

The MBA curriculum 2021-23 offered by the VGSoM IIT Kharagpur is of 2 years full-time residential course. The intake capacity of the course is 170. Faculty students ratio is almost 1:10 with 23 faculty members. Total credits will be of 91 in aggregate in four semesters during the entire course duration of 2 years by IIT Kharagpur.

Financial Accounting & Reporting, Cost & Management Accounting, Statistical Methods for Management, Management Information Systems, Production & Operations Management, Quantitative Techniques I, Marketing Management I, Business Analytics, Organizational Behaviour, Spreadsheet Modelling and Programming for Business, Microeconomics for Managers and Learning Business Outside classroom (Project) will be covered in Semester I. In semester II there will be Corporate Finance, Supply Chain Management, Business Econometrics, Marketing Management II, Marketing Research, Human Resource Management, Macro Economics for Managers, Managerial Communication, AMRP (Project) along with two elective subjects. The subjects of Strategic Management, Business Government and International Economic Environment, Organizational Design, Change and Transformation and Summer Internship Project will be taught in semester III along with 8-9 optional subjects while in semester IV students will learn about Business Law for Managers, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Business Simulation Game and Comprehensive Viva. There will also be 8-9 optional subjects in semester IV.

Students have to choose elective subjects from Finance, Marketing, General Management, Organisational Behavior, Economics & Strategy, Business Analytics & Information Science and Operations.

Interested candidates may also compare the course structure with the MBA program offered by IIT Madras or IIT Jodhpur.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates willing to register an online application for IIT KGP MBA admission 2021 should have the following criteria:
  • Candidates should have a 4-years Bachelor's degree in engineering, technology, pharmacy, medicine, or any equivalent discipline or Master's degree in Science, Economics, Commerce having Mathematics/ Statistics at Bachelor's level with at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale. However, candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD categories should have at least 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA.
  • If anyone appearing in the final year exam of required qualification or have completed the exam but waiting for the results may also apply for the program. But if those candidates are selected by IIT Kharagpur, will be admitted provisionally if they submit a certificate issued by the authorities of their university/ college/ institute certified that they have fulfilled all necessary actions to obtain the required qualification degree latest by May 31, 2021.
  • Above candidates have to submit all documents as evidence of their passing in the required qualification exam latest by 31st October 2021.
  • Candidates having a 5-years Bachelor's or Master's degree will be considered as equivalent to a 4-year Bachelor's degree.




Application & Course fee

Applicants should pay an application fee of Rs. 1600 during the online application. However, the candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/ PwD categories have to pay Rs. 800. All the female candidates will pay the same amount of fee as paid by the male candidates of respective categories.

Candidates have to pay Rs. 3,77,090 at the time of admission. Rs. 2,60,190, Rs. 2,62,890 and Rs. 2,60,190 have to be paid during the semester 2,3 and 4 respectively. However, the tuition fee of Rs. 2,25,000 for each semester is waived for the candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories. The International Immersion Program fee of Rs. 1,00,000 paid during the admission will be refunded to those who will not avail the International Immersion Program.

Interested candidates may also compare the course fee with MBA admission notification announced by IIT Kanpur.

Selection process

The entire admission process to the MBA course of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur is divided into two steps. In the first step, the candidates will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview (PI) based on the score in CAT 2020, past academic performance and other criteria. In the second stage, the final list will be prepared based on the cumulative score of application rating (AR), score in CAT 2020 and the performance of the candidates in the Personal Interview. 60% weightage will be given to WAT-PI and 20% each on Application rating (AR) and Personal Interview (PI).

Application procedure

  1. Only the online applications will be accepted from the candidates. To apply online candidates should visit https://erp.iitkgp.ac.in/IITKGPApplications/index
  2. Click on "Register"
  3. Fill-up the form with a valid e-mail id and click on "Register"
  4. Back to initial page and log in
  5. Fill-up the detailed application form carefully and submit
  6. Upload the documents as given below
  7. Pay the application fees and take a printout of the payment confirmation page for future reference
International candidates willing to apply should visit https://international.iitkgp.ac.in/interprogram/ and https://international.iitkgp.ac.in/howtoapply/.

Documents to be uploaded

    Age proof such as Voter ID, Passport etc
  • Mark sheet of Secondary/ Matriculation exam, Higher Secondary/ Intermediate exam
  • Graduation certificate / Provisional certificate if candidates will appear to the final year exam of graduation
  • Scorecard of CAT 2020
  • Work experience proof such as experience certificate issued by the employer or joining letter with first and last payslips
  • Caste certificate if any

Important dates

  • Last date for submission of online application: 31st January 2021
  • Personal interview: 27th February to 1st March 2021, 6th March to 8th March 2021, 13th March to 14th March 2021, 20th March to 22nd March 2021 and 3rd April to 4th April 2021
  • The tentative date for declaration of admission results: 30th April 2021




Helpdesk

In case of any query, the following contact details may be useful:
  1. Aswathy T Krishnan
    E-mail: aswathy.krishnan@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in
    Mobile: +91-82818-20824
  2. Rumani Chakraborty
    E-mail: rumani@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in
    Mobile: +91-89676-19086
  3. Sriparna Patra
    E-mail: sriparna.patra@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in
    Mobile: +91-70087-71260
  4. Aashaykumar Dubey
    E-mail: aashay.dubey@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in
    Mobile: +91-98708-98804
  5. Shivam Chouksey
    E-mail: shivam.chouksey@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in
    Mobile: +91-94072-81774

Contact details

Vinod Gupta School of Management,
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur - 721302,
West Bengal, India
E-mail: admissions@vgsom.iitkgp.ac.in
Website: http://www.som.iitkgp.ac.in

Note: All the viewers of this page are suggested to visit the official advertisement before submission of their online applications.


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