VGSoM established in 1993, is the first school of management of its kind set up within the IIT system. VGSoM is a public business school ranked 5th best management school in India as per NIRF 2020. The school is affiliated with AICTE and is a government incorporated institution.

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The school offers a fully residential flagship MBA program. VGSoM also offers an Executive MBA course for working executives over weekends in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. In addition, VGSoM also offers other programs like PGDBA in Business Analytics, jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur, and ISI, Management Development Programmes (MDPs), and Research and Consultancy programs. VGSoM also offers a Doctoral program in management (Ph.D.) of minimum 3 years duration.

For MBA/ EMBA / PGDBA admissions, The College accepts the scores of CAT entrance exams followed by personal interview. International candidates seeking admission in the MBA program must possess a valid score in the GMAT exam. For Ph.D. The eligible candidates with Post-graduation in required discipline with a good academic record are shortlisted through a written/ Computer test followed by a personal interview. Check VGSoM Admission

The school has scaled a new height in terms of its placement statistics. During the final placement season of VGSOM 2020, The average CTC recorded by the students of VGSOM was Rs 18.44 LPA

VGSoM Ranking

The Business School is reckoned as 5th in the management category by NIRF and 2nd among the Best among Business Today ranked colleges in West Bengal in 2020. A few more to add, VGSoM ranking by other ranking bodies is mentioned below. 

Ranking Body year Ranking
NIRF 2020 5
The Week 2020 17
The Times 2021 8
Business Today 2020 23

VGSoM Courses, Eligibility, Fees, Admission criteria

Course Study Eligibility/Selection Criteria Course Fee
MBA Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level)
Selection criteria: CAT /GMAT Test
Duration: 2 years
Intake of students: 170
11.6 Lacs
Executive MBA Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level) A minimum of 3 years of valid work experience required
Selection Criteria : Written Exam
Duration: 3 years
6 Lacs
Ph.D. PG Degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in Engineering/Science or Commerce/Management. with a good academic record
Selection Criteria : Academic Record, Written/Computer Test and Personal Interview
Duration : Min 3- 6 years
Intake of students : 60
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PGDBA A candidate must hold a graduate/post graduate degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale in the Qualifying Degree (i.e. B. Tech./ B.E./ M.Sc./ M. Com or equivalent). Candidates, who are in the final year, are also eligible to apply provided they appear in the final examination
Selection Criteria : Written Test with personal Interview
Duraton : 2 years
24 Lacs

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VGSoM Cutoff

VGSoM runs a flagship program of MBA within the IIT system.The school accepts the score of CAT and GMAT exams for admission to its fresh batches. The applicants must have the minimum CAT 2020 percentile as following for being considered: 

Category Total Percentile
General/ UR 90
NC-OBC 80
SC 75
ST 75
PWD 75

Overall CAT 2020 scaled score out of 20, application rating (AR) out of 20 and Gender Diversity Factor (GDF) will be added to get the score for short-listing of the applicants to be called for PI. 

Two marks will be given to all female applicants for GDF.However, The marks added as GDF will not be considered as a final composite score.The criteria and weightage of final selection to MBA program at IIT,Kharagpur are mentioned below.

Selection Criteria Weightage
CAT Score 20 %
Application Rating 20 %
WAT--PI 60 % ( 40 % + 60 %)
Total 100 %

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VGSoM Scholarship

There is good financial support for financially weak students at Vinod Gupta School of Management.The bank loans are also easily given for the students.Nearly 30% of the batch receives a scholarship facility.The scholarship is available in the below mentioned verticals.

  • Inspire scholarship
  • Alumni scholarship & Awards
  • SGR international travel grant
  • Inspire scholarship
  • My Imprint special assistance

VGSoM Placements

The school scaled new heights in terms of placement statistics. One in every three students received a Pre-Placement Offer (PPO) in the final placement season of VGSOM 2020.As compared to last year, there was a rise of 43.9% in the number of PPOs achieved by the studentsThe 2021 batch of VGSOM witnessed active participation of eminent recruiters like Amazon, Google, Halma, HSBC, Wipro, Siemens, etc. Below mentioned are the statistical analysis of the VGSoM placement of for the session 2019-2021 of MBA program

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VGSoM (IIT KGP) 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 is 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.

Ques. What is the proposed intake for the Admission Calendar 2020-22?

Ans. The total number of seats this year is 170.

Ques. How is the faculty: student ratio at VGSOM?

Ans. There are 23 members of "Core Faculty" for about 230 students which works out to a faculty: student ratio of about 1:10. If one includes the visiting faculty, the ratio will be better.

Ques. What is the withdrawal and refund policy at VGSoM?

Ans. The withdrawal and refund will be in accordance and compliance with the rules of IIT Kharagpur, which will be notified in due time.

Ques. Does the institute help in getting loans for fees?

Ans. No, the Institute does not as such help in getting a loan for fee payment. Students can choose to avail loan from any bank that they deem suitable. The campus has branches of SBI, PNB, and Syndicate Bank.

Ques. Is a separate EWS category included during admission at VGSoM?

Ans. VGSoM has included the EWS category as per the Government of India regulations and follows the same for its admission process.

Any changes to the same will be updated and notified on the website.