Vinod Gupta School of Management - [VGSoM], Kharagpur

Vinod Gupta School of Management - [VGSoM], Kharagpur

Kharagpur, West Bengal AICTE | Estd 1993 IIT, Kharagpur Private

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Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) is a premier B-School in India. It is the first school of management within the IIT system. The school offers a Doctoral program in management (Ph.D.) and an MBA program for working executives (aptly termed as the Executive MBA program) in the IIT Kharagpur campus in Kolkata and IIT and has a flagship Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program. Admission to these programs is on the basis of Cat Cut off.

Read More: VGSoM Cut off

    VGSoM Highlights

    Here are some quick facts about the Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM):

    Official websitehttps://som.iitkgp.ac.in/index.php
    Application modeOnline
    Courses offeredMaster of Business Administration
    Executive MBA
    Doctor of Philosophy
    AccreditationAll India Council for Technical Education
    Placement rate100%
    Contact number+91.3222.282295 / 282297

    VGSOM Ranking

    The Vinod Gupta School of Management is a premier B-School of India. It is:

    • Ranked at 6th position in Indian Business & Management Studies universities by QS World University Rankings, 2019.
    • Also, ranked at 6th place for Best Management institute in India by the MHRD, Govt. of India, under NIRF Rankings 2019.

    VGSoM Courses

    Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) offers MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. programs. Here is a brief about the major courses of VGSOM:

    Course nameEligibilitySelection processFees (INR)
    MBABachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level)Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI)8,22,200
    Executive MBABachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level) + 3 years of work experienceWritten Aptitude Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI)6,00,000

    The application fee for an Executive MBA is INR 1,000.

    Read More: VGSoM Fees Structure

    VGSOM Admissions

    Admission to Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) is through WAT-PI or CAT. Here are some quick highlights of the VGSOM admissions:

    • The admission process for the selection of candidates for the MBA program is a two-step process.
    • Candidates can apply for the MBA program online after applying for the CAT Examination.
    • International candidates seeking admission in the MBA program must possess a valid score in GMAT.
    • Candidates seeking admission to the 3-year EMBA program must have a work experience of 3 years along with a Bachelor’s degree in a professional field.
    • Admission in EMBA and Ph.D. courses is made through a written examination and interview at Kolkata.
    • Admission to the PGDBA is made on the basis of a written test followed by a personal interview.
    • The institute offers various Management Development Programs. Some of the programs are residential while others are non-residential.

    How to apply?

    Applicants applying for admission to all courses need to apply online at the IIT Kharagpur website. The subsequent steps involved while applying online is as follows:

    • To register, the candidates must provide a valid email id to create the login credentials.
    • Sign in and proceed with the application form.
    • Provide personal information.
    • Add the academic qualifications followed by the work experience.
    • Upload the photograph and signature.
    • Pay registration fees.
    • Submit the form.

    The candidates must take a print out of the completed application form for future reference.

    The application fee can be paid using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking option. 

    Read More: VGSOM Admissions

    VGSoM Placement

    The Placement Committee of Vinod Gupta School of Management is engaged with various corporate organizations, effectively marketing the VGSoM brand, and is achieving better placements year-by-year. The CTC, job roles, and diversity of Industry domains are increasing too. The committee has a knowledge base of current industry trends and expectations which they use in grooming and making students industry-ready. From the stats of 2018 and 2019 placements, we will below discuss every aspect of VGSOM placements.

    • Domain

    Domain visiting at VGSOM in 2018 and 2019:

    Domain20182019
    Operation1718
    Sales & Marketing1415
    Analytics & IT/ITES1729
    Finance & HR12-
    Consulting2426
    General management16-
    • Highlights

    Other vital details from 2018 and 2019 placements are:

    Type20182019
    Batch Size111123
    Registered for placement108122
    Total students placed108122
    No. of companies6874
    PPOs2331
    New recruiters3539
    • CTC (Cost to Company) of Students

    The highest and average CTC of students offered jobs is as follows:

    VGSOM Placements

    The average, median, and lowest CTC of students has increased from 2018 in 2019, the highest salary paid is still less than offered in 2018 to students.

    Top recruiters: Accenture digital, Amazon, Axtria, Crisil, Cedar, Ford, Deloitte, eBay, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra, etc.

    Read More: VGSoM Placement

    VGSOM Faculty

    The core faculty members of Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) are:

    • Prof. Abhijeet Chandra

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (JMI, New Delhi), Post Doc (IIT Madras)
    • Prof. Ajay Kumar Mishra

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (IBS, IFHE Hyderabad)
    • Prof. Amit Upadhyay

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)
    • Prof. Anupam Ghosh

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (ICFAI University)
    • Prof. Aradhna Malik

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (University of Denver, USA)
    • Prof. Arun Kumar Misra

      • Qualification: Ph.D. (IIT Bombay)

    VGSOM FAQs

    Ques. What degree is offered at VGSoM? Do I have to choose a specialization in the second year or is it a general MBA?

    Ans. It is a general MBA program. You have the option of choosing electives from Vinod Gupta School of Management as well as other departments in IIT Kharagpur based on your interest.

    Ques. Are there any Scholarships for students?

    Ans. There are no scholarship scheme as such at VGSOM.

    Ques. What do I need to qualify? CAT or WAT-PI?

    Ans. Applicants are shortlisted for admission on the basis of the CAT score and the overall application rating (AR). Application rating comprises various parameters like prior work-experience and past academic performances. 

    VGSoM, Kharagpur Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

    CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
    MBAPass in Graduation + CAT₹4.64 LakhsCheck Here
    ExecutivePass in Graduation + CAT₹2 LakhsCheck Here
    Ph.DPost Graduation-Check Here
    PG Diploma in ManageGraduation-Check Here
    Diploma-₹10,000Check Here
    518,000
    FIRST YEAR
    FEES

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    College Admission Reviews

    Sarabdeep Singh , Batch: MBA-2017

    8.3/10

    " In order to get into this college, I had to appear in the MAT exam and on the basis of my academic qualification as well as the MAT exam scorecard. I was able to get enrolled in this college after submitting all the essential documents. "   Read More

    Satish Shaw , Batch: MBA-2016

    8.3/10

    " The admission to this college was based on my academic qualifications. As I had completed my graduation in Bachelors in Business administration, I was adamant in pursuing an MBA program. For which I gave this CAT exam and on the basis of CAT scores I finally got into this college."   Read More


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    Satish ShawMBABatch : 2016
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    Overwhelming Experience

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    My academic years were good as well as I happened to make a lot of new memories. Along with this, the college also encouraged each one to engage in various activities which helped us to maintain a balance between physical and mental attributes.


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    Sarabdeep SinghMBABatch : 2017
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    Overall, my college was the best as we were given good teachers, as well as educational content. Along with this we were also given proper knowledge as well as exposure in terms of professional parameters.


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    Nikhil MehrotraMaster of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2014
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    My days at VGSoM,IIT Kharagpur

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    The college management is awesome ,credit goes to the IIT system.A good institute and brand for gaining knowledge and building career


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    Raghav MahajanMaster of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2017
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    A decent place for you to groom yourself

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    College Management is pretty good. Dean really takes interest in students.


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    Karan BhagatMaster of Business Administration [MBA]Pursued First Year
    BATCH : 2017
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    VGSOM- The place I didn't want to go but eventually became my home.

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    8.3 /10

    They could be a bit more helpful in the initial days and they could also be a bit more friendly but overall they help a lot. There are many student run committees which help in this regards.


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    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


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    Kharagpur,
    Kharagpur - 721302
    West Bengal , India

    1.11KmPuri Gate Bus Stop
    2.71KmIIT Kharagpur Helipad1 airport
    2.13KmHijli railway station

    03222-255221 , 281996

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