Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras (DoMS) - Admissions, Eligibility

The Department of Management Studies, popularly known as DOMS is a business school under the umbrella of IIT Madras. Following management programmes are offered by them

The following programmes in management are offered by DoMS

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) at IIT Madras is a two-year, full-time management programme
  • Post Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM)
  • PhD programme in management

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Getting into Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras(DoMS)

DoMS Results Accepted


  • Regular Candidates- CAT
  • Sponsored Candidates- XAT/MAT/CAT
  • Foreign candidates- GMAT


  • Application Based

For Doctoral Programme

  • Application Based

DoMS, IIT Madras Eligibility

Eligibility for MBA

Graduates (or professional qualification equivalent to that of a University degree recognized by the UGC) in any discipline with first class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) earned in their degree from a recognized/reputed University for: regular candidates, sponsored candidates, NRI candidates and foreign nationals. For Defence personnel the minimum percentage of marks in qualifying degree will be 55%. For other categories relaxation according to GOI norms will apply.
Final year students (of the above-mentioned programme) are also eligible to apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be admitted provisionally, on the condition that they meet all requirements for the qualifying degree before the start of the program and will produce provisional certificate of completion within two months of joining the program.

Eligibility for PGPEx-VLM

A First-Class Graduate Engineers with First Division/ First Class Marks from High School/Secondary Board on-wards.
Self-sponsored candidates - Minimum 5(five) to maximum 10 (ten) years of work experience in manufacturing and related sector; holding responsibilities in production planning and control, research, design and development, quality control, plant engineering, maintenance, supply chain, etc. For sponsored candidates, the upper limit on maximum experience of 10 years is waived off.


DoMS, IIT Madras Admission Procedure

  • For MBA
    • DoMS selects candidates for second round on the basis of scores in CAT or a valid GMAT score in case of NRIs and Foreign Nationals. Further, due weightage is given to other parameters such as academic performance, industry experience and gender. Shortlisted candidates appear for They group task and personal interview.
  • For PGPEx
    • Applications are filled by interested candidates. Based on their 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 is conducted jointly by IIMC, IITK and IITM.
  • For Doctoral Programme
    • Eligible candidates are called for interview and RAT (Research Aptitude Test). The candidates are also required to submit SOP (Statement of Purpose). After this, final selection is done.

Selection Procedure for MBA at DoMS IIT Madras

  • Academic record
  • Letters of reference
  • Work experience, if any
  • Performance in GT/PI 

DoMS Fees

The fees for MBA program is around 1.89 L for one year.

Inside DoMS, IIT Madras

DoMS Diversity

The data below shows diversity present in DoMS in terms of engineering background and work experience.

Work Experience Diversity

Engineering Background Diversity

Work Experience Diversity - Batch 2015-17

Engineering Background Diversity - Batch 2015-17


Placements at DoMS

Final Placements at DoMS, IIT Madras

The placements of batch 2013-2015 in Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, reinstated the trust of our recruiters in quality and talent in DoMS. It achieved 100% placements of talented batch 2015. The average placement has increased from last year.

Final placement highlights of batch 2014-16


Total number of students placed


Number of pre-placement offers


Number of students opted out


Number of companies participated


Average CTC

Rs.10.4 LPA

Highest CTC

Rs. 17.5 LPA

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Domain-wise Final Placements Batch 2015-17

Summer Placements at DoMS, IIT Madras

The batch of 2014-16 received 100% paid internship for students.

Summer placements batch 2015-17


Number of students eligible


Number of companies visited


Highest Stipend


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Domain-wise Summer Placements Batch 2014-16


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