VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2022 (Selection Criteria)

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VGSOM IIT, Kharagpur MBA Admission 2022

VGSOM IIT, Kharagpur MBA Admission 2022: Selection Process, CAT Cut off, Eligibility Criteria, Fees details & Placements

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM)IIT Kharagpur, is one of the highly reputed business schools located in Kharagpur. An academic unit of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, it is the first business school to be established in an IIT. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the flagship postgraduate program of VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur. It is a 2-year full-time residential program offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur at VGSoM. The selection of candidates for admission to the MBA is a two-step process. In this article, we discuss the admission criteria, selection process, and entrance exams they accept in detail.

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VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission Process 2022

As mentioned before, the selection process for the MBA programme at VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur, consists of two phases. In phase 1, the candidates get shortlisted based on their scores in the entrance exam (CAT), academic performance, work experience and other selection parameters. And coming to phase 2, the shortlisted candidates get must appear for the personal interview (PI). Final admission to the MBA program is offered on the basis of a cumulative score of the application rating (AR), performance score in the CAT exam, and the candidate’s performance in the personal interview.

VGSOM CAT Cutoff 2022

The applicants must have the minimum CAT percentile as follows to be considered:

Category Total Percentile
General/EWS 90
NC-OBC 80
SC 75
ST 75
PwD 75

Overall, CAT scores scaled out of 20, application rating (AR) out of 20, and Gender Diversity Factor will be added to get the score for short-listing of the applicants to be called for personal interview(PI). Two marks will be given to all female applicants.

The application rating looks at the applicants’ academic performances (marks obtained) at various stages of academic progressions, such as secondary, higher secondary, bachelor’s degree, and postgraduate (master’s degree, if any), along with professional work experiences. Although in the online application, the portal captures sectional scores and percentile as part of CAT exam performance, the same is not used for application rating. The details regarding the scores for application rating for various qualifications/degrees/work experience are provided below.

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Application Rating (AR) scores for 10th and 12th Std. Exams:

Percentage score in 10th Std. Exam Rating Score A Percentage score in 12thStd. Exam Rating Score B
85% to 100% 3 85% to 100% 4
70% to <85% 2 70% to <85% 3
60% to <70% 1 60% to <70% 2
41% to <60% 1

Application Rating (AR) scores for under and postgraduate degrees:

Percentage score in B.Tech/BE./B.Pharma/Dual degree BTech-MTech/Dual-degree BTech-MSc Exam Rating Score C Percentage score in BSc/B.Com/BA Exam Rating Score D Percentage score in MA(Eco)/M.Sc/M.Com/MCA Exam Rating Score E
85% to 100% 7 80% to 100% 4 70% to 100% 3
70% to <85% 5 70% to <80% 2 60% to <70% 1
60% to <70% 3 60% to <70% 1

Application rating (AR) for a postgraduate degree in engineering and professional exams:

Qualifications Rating Score F
MTech/ME 1
Professional Qualifications* 1

Application rating (AR) for work experiences:

Experience in months Rating Score G
06 to <12 3
12 to <24 5
24 to <36 4
36 to <48 2
48 to <60 1

 

Final Selection

In phase 2 of the admission process, the final selection will be based on the cumulative score of the application rating (AR), performance in the CAT exam, and the candidate’s performance in the Personal Interview process.

VGSOM MBA Admission Weightage

Criterion Weight
Application Rating* 20
CAT 2021 VARC 20
DILR 10
QA 10
PI 40
Total 100
*Total of rating scores (A+B+C+F+G) or (A+B+D+E+F+G)

The final offer of admission will be made on merit in each category. Hardly fulfilling the minimum qualifying criteria as mentioned above would not guarantee a candidate for admission to the MBA program of VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur.

VGSOM MBA Fees

The tuition fees for the two-year full-time flagship MBA program is around Rs. 11.59 Lakhs, including hostel or accommodation. Tuition Fee waived for SC/ST/PwD students.

VGSOM MBA Final Placements 2022

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur, has successfully concluded one of the most remarkable Final Placements in its 29-year legacy. Many prominent companies extended coveted offers and note-worthy profiles to the batch of 2020-22. The Institute hosted over 20 companies, offering a diverse portfolio of roles, thereby concluding a complete recruitment cycle for all of its 97 students, securing 100% placements. The average package stood at Rs. 19.36 Lakh per annum in the final placements of VGSOM IIT, Kharagpur, for the MBA batch of 2020-22 and the highest package stood at Rs. 31.98 Lakh per annum.

Placements Packages 
Highest package Rs. 31.98 LPA
Average package Rs. 19.36 LPA
Median package Rs. 18.08 LPA
Lowest package Rs. 10 LPA
The average CTC of the Top 10 percentile Rs. 28.75 LPA
The average CTC of the Top 25 percentile Rs. 27.05 LPA
The average CTC of the Top 50 percentile Rs. 23.37 LPA

This is all about the Admission criteria, selection process, eligibility criteria, CAT cut-off, along with the MBA fees details and final placements at VGSOM IIT, Kharagpur, for the MBA batch of 2020-22. For more details, you can check out the official website of VGSOM IIT, Kharagpur. One can also check out the details of top MBA colleges in India with their fees details, admission process, MBA programmes, placements, etc., on our website.

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