Vgsom need to work hard in bringing more companies. There are still very less companies coming up in marketing and analytics. Most are in consulting industry. Also separate hostel Tobe provided to MBA students
Established in the year 1993, VGSOM, is the first management school set up within an IIT system. Laded the foundation in 1994, Mr.Vinod Gupta, started this venture to train the technologically intellect people in terms of managerial skills so that they could fit best in any course of section in multinational companies.
Academic Overview: This college being an initiative by an engineer incorporates all the courses that will promote and hence increase the efficiency of a technical expertise.
Extracurricular: VGSOM students organize various extracurricular events throughout the year. Some of them are following-
It is an annual flagship Marketing event of VGSOM, organized by the MAD Club. This event was supported by a number of corporate-houses like Toyota, SAIL, Steris, Business Standard, Airtel, Chronon Technologies, Woodland, naukri.com, Tata Bearings, JWT, Travels4u etc.
Vaarta is a rolling Guest Lecture series held every year. Eminent guests from different areas visit the campus to share their knowledge and experience with the students. It provides a great opportunity to the students to interact with the guests and learn about new phases of life.
VPL (VGSOM Premier League)
It is a cricketing league of the school based on famous IPL.
Placement Statistics: VGSOM has recently completed its final placement session for 2012-14 batch. Following table shows comparision between this year's and previous year's statistics-
2011-13 Batch (Final Placement)
2012-14 Batch (Sumer Placement)
Total number of Students participating in placement process- 102
Students got placed- 93
Number of companies visited- 47
Number of offers made- 109
Highest salary offered- 18 LPA
Average salary offered- 11.20 LPA
Number of students participating in placement process- 70
Number of companies visited- 55
Highest summer internship stipend offered- INR 170,000
Average summer internship stipend offered- INR 48,693
Industry wise breakup for 2012-14 Batch-
Offers made (%)
BFSI and Analytics
Telecom & FMCG
Consulting and Analytics
In the consulting sector, regular recruiters Deloitte, Nodwin Consultants and i-Maritime Consulting recruited along withcompanies like Aditya Birla Group and HP offering roles in analytics.
Reckitt Benckiser and ITC
Citibank, Credit Suisse, TVS Capital, ING Vysya, Reserve Bank of India, Development Corporation Bank and Bank of Baroda.
Wipro, Siemens and HP
Tata Motors, Praxair Group, Agrilife and Suncraft Energy.
There are 20(16 for boys and 4 for girls) halls of residents at IIT KGP. All MBA students of VGSOM are required to stay in the hostels. All rooms are provided with internet facilities.
The school has 2 dedicated computer laboratories which have Pentium PCs. The school is connected with the rest of institute with LAN.
Sports and Recreation Facilities
Institute provides many indoor and outdoor sports facilities including gymnasium, swimming pool.
Except this various clubs and societies offer students a forum to learn liberal arts while pursuing their courses in the school.
Institute provides some other facilities like Guest Houses and Medical facilities. BC Roy Technology Hospital inside the campus has both indoor and outdoor facilities
This is the annual festival of the complete IIT Kharagpur campus. This is usually a four day festival which incorporates a large number of events including Monopoly, Math Challenge, Cryptex, Mind Sport etc.
The sponsors of this festival vary every year but TATA, Boeing and United Heath Group remains their all-time sponsors, supporting them at every phase of the festival.
It is annual social and cultural festival of the institute which has a glorious history. It is held in third week of January every year.
Vinculum, the annual day celebrations of VGSoM, is a unique initiative in which the whole VGSOM family comes together to celebrate the spirit of collaboration and the essence of being a VGSoMite.
It is a social fest aimed at building and encouraging a corporate-NGO-academic relationship.
It is the flagship Business fest of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur. It is a three day event incorporating a mixture of events across all the trades and domains.
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Scholarship: Some fee waivers are granted to students who are in desperate need of financial aids and that too is decided by the college administration at the time of requirement, which needs a proper formal negotiation.