IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020: Selection, Cutoff, Eligibility, Fee

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IIT Kharagpur MBA admission results are expected to be declared on 30 April 2020. The online application process for the academic session 2020-2022 has ended on 4 February for this year. 

Students aspiring to study MBA from IIT Kharagpur need to secure a minimum score of 90 percentile in CAT. Additionally, post-secondary academic records, work experience, Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview are taken into account for final selection.

Here is some of the detailed information regarding pre-admission and post-admission process for MBA at IIT Kharagpur:

Name of the InstitutionIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Business CollegeVinod Gupta School of Management (IIT Kharagpur)
Official Website
Admission MBA program (2020-2022)
Application Date for Admission5 January 2020- 4 February 2020 (11:59 pm)
Admission Brochure LinkClick here
Date of Result Declaration for Final Admission30 April 2020 (Tentative)
Application fee1600/-

Latest Updates 2020: IIT Kharagpur

List of Shortlisted Candidates for WAT-PI Process Released Check
Selection process for WAT-PI (Kolkata and Bangalore) on holdWill be released shortly
Fee structure for MBA (2020-2022) uploadedCheck

CourseAdmission Link
MBA/PGDM Admission Link

Requisites for IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission

MBA from IIT Kharagpur is a full time course spanning over 2 years. Students seeking admission in this course need to meet these requirements stated below:

Eligibility Criteria

  • Entrance examination: Students need to obtain a minimum CAT score of 90 percentile (General), 80 (NC-OBC), 75 (SC, ST, PwD) or 750 in GMAT.
  • Academic qualification: Students need to have a 4-years Bachelor’s in engineering, technology, pharmacy, medicine or related discipline. Alternatively, students should have completed a Master’s degree in Science, Mathematics or Commerce with a minimum of 65% marks (6.5 CGPA on a scale of 10) for General/NC-OBC. For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the minimum scores are 55% (6.0 CGPA on 10 point scale).

Documents Required

Applicants need to submit scanned copies of age proof (Voter ID/Passport etc.), caste certificate (for reserved quota), mark sheets of 10th, 12th, and graduation. For students who are in the final year of examination, can upload provisional certificates. Along with these, CAT scorecard and work experience evidence (if any) should be submitted. 

IIT Kharagpur MBA: How to apply?

The process for application is completely online and students have to access the official website of Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM). Further step are mentioned below:

  1. On this website, students are required to register at first.
  2. After registration, students can access the online application form.
IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission
  1. Click the ‘application form’ link and then on the register button.
  2. Enter all the details like name, email id and other contact details.
  3. After this, enter all your personal details such as nationality, address, etc.
  4. Followed by this, students have to enter all the academic details and upload all mark sheets of classes X and XII and graduation. Students in their final year of graduation have to upload provisional certificates. 
  5. Next, upload a photograph and signature.
  6. Make payments for application fees.
  7. Next, take a print of the submitted application form.

How to check Application Status for IIT Kharagpur MBA admission?

The online application status is provided post WAT-PI shortlisting. The steps are as follows:

  1. Visit the official website of the university.
  2. Click on the icon ‘Application Status’.
  3. On the next page, email id and password.
  4. Then you will have to enter other candidate details and click Enter.
  5. You will be able to check your application status.

How is the Application Rating (AR) done?

AR constituted 20% of the final score for admission to IIT Kharagpur MBA. Hence, it is important for students to understand the process as well. Following are the different segments for application Rating as considered for admissions:

  • Based on Classes X and XII marks:
Class X (Marks %)Rating Score (A)Class XII (Marks %)Rating Score (B)
  • Based on UG and PG marks:
BE/BTech (%)Rating CBSc/ BCom/ BA (%)Rating DMA/MCom/MSc/MCA (%)Rating E

Note: In case the students obtained CGPA in graduation then process for conversion to percentage takes places as: 

 Marks in percentage= 60+ (40/3.5)*[(CGPA secured / total CGPA) x 10 – 6.5)]

  • Based on professional courses:
Professional coursesRating F
ME/ MTech/CS/CA (%)1
  • Based on work experience:
Work Experience (in Months)Rating G

What is the process for the final selection of MBA candidates?

  • The final selection is based on all the stages undertaken beginning with an application submitted by students, followed by the CAT/GMAT score and WAT-PI score obtained.
  • Overseas students need to score a minimum of 750 in GMAT. Indian students need to score a minimum percentile of 90 (General), 80 (NC-OBC), and 75 (SC/ST/PwD) in CAT.
  • This is to substantiate the fact that total weightage like 20% of CAT score, 60% of WAT-PI and 20% of Application rating (AR) make up 100% of the scores calculated for final selection.
CriteriaWeightage (%)
CAT/GMAT score20
Application Rating (AR)20
Total Weightage100

About the Institute

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), the management studies wing of IIT Kharagpur was established in 1994. In 2019, QS rankings have listed VGSoM in the 4th position among all other Business schools in India. At present, the institute has expanded its scope from its flagship MBA program to Ph.D. in management and Executive MBA. 


Ques. Are there any facilities for scholarships for IIT Kharagpur MBA?

Ans. No, there are no scholarship facilities as of now.

Ques. What is the expected strength of candidates for MBA 2020-2022?

Ans. The expected intake of students is 170 for the 2020-2022 session.

Ques. What are the documents required for admissions to Vinod Gupta School of Management?

Ans. As the initial application process is online, students need to submit.

Ques. What is the process for IIT Kharagpur MBA admission?

Ans. There are basically three stages for the IIT Kharagpur MBA admission. First, students need to apply online with all the required documents. In the second stage, candidates are shortlisted for WAT-PI based on past academic records, work experience (if any) and CAT scores. Third, the final list of candidates is released post-WAT-PI separately for Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.

Ques. What is the overall IIT Kharagpur MBA cut off for 2020 selections?

Ans. The minimum cut-off for CAT is 90 percentile. This includes relaxations based on the Government of India regulations for categorized students.

Ques. What is the total tuition fee for IIT Kharagpur MBA?

Ans. The fee structure for IIT Kharagpur MBA varies semester-wise. Also, it includes the tuition fee, library and computer facilities, study materials, international immersion, institutional fee and all forms of accommodation charges.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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