Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), established in 1993, is a part of prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. It was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993 at a time when India had just opened its doors to economic liberalization. It is named after Mr. Vinod Gupta (B. Tech. 1967), the former CEO and Chairman of InfoGROUP (previously known as InfoUSA. VGSOM offers the following programmes in management:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    VGSOM's two- year flagship programme in management
  • Executive MBA Programme
    3 years MBA programme for working executives
  • Doctoral Programme
    Ph.D programme in management

 

Getting into VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur(IIT-K)

VGSoM, IIT-K Results Accepted

For MBA

  • Indian Applicants - CAT
  • International Applicants - GMAT

For Executive MBA Programme

  • Written Test

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur Eligibility

Eligibility for Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Eligibility for Executive MBA

  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA Programme of the Institute should have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Science Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) with the following criteria:
  • For institutes a) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in all years of the qualifying degree OR b) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in the final two semesters or final year of the qualifying degree:
  • GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale)
  • SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale)
  • For both the above cases, if the CGPA is on a different scale than 10.0, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.
  • Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India rules.
  • Applicants must be in good health. In case of any discrepancy found in the certificate of medical fitness to be submitted during registration, the opinion of the Institute Medical Officer will be final.
  • The executives applying for this programme must have at least 3 years of experience (as on 23rd July, 2017) and a 1st class Bachelors degree in Engineering / Technology or a 1st class Masters degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at the Bachelors degree level), with the following criteria:
  • For institutes a) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in all years of the qualifying degree OR
  • b) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in the final twosemesters or final year of the qualifying degree:
  • GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR CGPA of 6.5 on a10 point scale)
  • SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale)
  • For both the above cases, if the CGPA is on a different scale than 10.0 the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.. Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India rules.

 

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur Admission Procedure

  • For MBA
    • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their score in the CAT exam (GMAT for international applicants).
    • The shortlisted candidates are then invited to appear for Group Discussion (GD), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview.
  • For Executive MBA
    • A separate written exam is conducted by IIT-K to shortlist candidates for second round of selection- GD-PI


Selection criteria for MBA at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur

The selection at VGSOM is done in two phases.

  • Scores in CAT/ GMAT
  • Shortlisting candidates for GD-WA-PI round.

Important: An overseas candidate needs to apply through GMAT score of atleast 750. Post qualification work experience in organizations is given due consideration.

Overall Cutoff
: There is an overall cut-off. For General candidates, minimum CAT percentile is 90, for NC-OBC 80, for SC 75, for ST 75 and for PwD 75.


IIT-K Fees

The fees for MBA program at VGSOM is around Rs. 7.2 lakhs for the entire program



Inside VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur Diversity

The data below portrays batch diversity at VGSOM.

Gender Based Diversity

The percentage of females is 15% in VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur.

Engineering Background

The percentage of CSE/IT Students is 36% in VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur.

Work Experience Diversity

79% of students have more than 1 year experience in VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur.

Gender based - Batch 2015

Engineering Background - Batch 2015

Work Experience - Batch 2015



 

Placements at IIT-K

Final Placements at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur


Component

Details

Batch size

100 Students

Number of companies visited

45

Number of PPOs

15

Average package

Rs. 14.01LPA

Median package

Rs. 12.25 LPA

Highest package

Rs. 21.27 LPA

Lowest package

Rs. 7.25 LPA


For more info: http://media.careerlauncher.com/iitk-final.pdf

Domain-wise Final Placements Batch 2014-16



Summer Placements at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur :


Component

Details

Batch size

83

Number of companies visited

44

Number of students placed

77

Number of optouts

4

Average stipend

Rs. 76,880

Highest Domestic Stipend

Rs. 1,50,000

Highest International Stipend

Rs. 5,00,000


For more info: http://media.careerlauncher.com/iitk-summer.pdf

Domain-wise Summer Placements Batch 2015-17

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