IIT Madras has recently announced its intent to reschedule the Written Ability Test-Personal Interview (WAT/PI) selection process for MBA admissions 2020. This is in response to the prevailing COVID-19 emergency throughout the country.
Earlier, it had extended the application process till 4 February (midnight) from 31 January 2020. IIT Madras provides a full-time, 2 years program in MBA, details for which are available here.
The rescheduling is pertaining to students seeking admissions to all the 4 IITs (Delhi, Roorkee, Chennai and Dhanbad) through its common gateway. As a fact, students who applied, have to check the admission website until 3 May 2020 for further details.
Certainly, applications will be shortlisted based on CAT score, previous academic qualifications and work experience so far. However, personal interview (PI), written ability test (WAT) along with application will lead to final selection of deserving candidates. The expected cut-off of CAT is 96 percentile for general category.
Here are some of the detailed information tabulated below regarding IIT Madras MBA Admissions:
|Name of the Institute||Department of Management Studies (DoMS), IIT Madras|
|MBA Application Date||5 January 2020 - 31 January 2020|
|MBA Application Link||Click here|
|Application Fee||1600/- (General/NRI/OBC) 800/- (SC/ST/PD)|
|Expected CAT cut-off||96 percentile|
The eligibility criteria in IIT Madras for MBA is broadly categorised with respect to regular candidates, sponsored candidates and foreign nationals or non-resident Indians.
Sponsored candidates are required to meet the eligibility criteria based on two aspects. That is, whether they are defence personnel or sponsored by the company in which they are employed, presently.
The admission process for IIT Madras MBA admission takes place in three stages: application, shortlisting (based on application) and WAT-PI for final selection as below:
The application process is completely online and takes place through the University’s MBA admission portal. The admission page will lead students to the common admission portal for MBA at the four IITs- Delhi, Roorkee, Madras and Mumbai. In the case of students applying for all these four IITs, the application process can be easier and faster.
Students have to access the official website of IIT Madras to continue with the steps discussed below:
At last, retain a copy of the application with you in a printable pdf format.
Note: Prior to the beginning of application students need to make sure they have a valid email address and an active phone number. As these details will be required throughout the application procedure. Also, students need to keep their work experience and academic certificates handy.
The applications are shortlisted based on the composite score calculated giving due weightage to each of the following aspects:
As the shortlisting is done based on a composite score, categorised relaxations are also maintained as per the norms by the Government of India.
The candidates who are shortlisted are selected to appear in the Written Ability Test (WAT) as well as Personal Interview (PI). These are to evaluate academic knowledge, teamwork and communication skills. The venue is usually set nearest to the place of stay of the candidate as in:
The final selection is based on a score obtained by candidates with respect to the weightage given to the following:
Note for students: The shortlisted candidates are usually called for Personal Interview at the mentioned venue except the Foreign Nationals or NRI candidates. Such candidates have to take the interview online.
Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras is a business school under Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and popularly known as DoMS. The department was established in 2004, even though an MBA was taught in IIT Madras since 2001. The institute was first of all the IITs to introduce MBA studies for candidates of all streams like BA, BSc and BCom apart from engineering stream. This department also offers MS and PhD in Entrepreneurship along with an executive MBA program. Partnering with IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta, it provides a multi-institutional PGPEX-VLM, a diploma degree for visionary manufacturing leaders.
Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras is a business school under Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and popularly known as DoMS. The department was established in 2004, even though an MBA was taught in IIT Madras since 2001.
The institute was first of all the IITs to introduce MBA studies for candidates of all streams like BA, BSc and BCom apart from engineering stream. This department also offers MS and PhD in Entrepreneurship along with an executive MBA program. Partnering with IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta, it provides a multi-institutional PGPEX-VLM, a diploma degree for visionary manufacturing leaders.
Ques. What are the programs offered by DoMs (IIT Madras)?
Ques. What is the overall cut-off for CAT score in IIT Madras?
Ques. Are the final selection results declared for the 2020-2022 session?
Ques. Is work experience required for IIT Madras MBA admission?
Ques. How should I pay my application fee?
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College