IIT KGP MBA Admission 2021 – IIT Kharagpur has a shortlist declared for PI round for MBA Programme admission in academic session 2021-2022. Candidates can check the Shortlist declared for PI round for MBA, on the official website, som.iitkgp.ac.in. The selection of candidates for admission to the 2021-2023 batch of MBA at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur is a two-step process. The applicants are short-listed for PI-based on CAT 2020 score, past academic performance, and other criteria. Scroll down to know more about IIT KGP MBA admission 2021 such as eligibility criteria, the application process, selection criteria.
Latest: IIT KGP has declared Shortlist declared for PI round of MBA Batch 2021-23. Scroll down to check it.
IIT KGP MBA Admission 2021
Due to COVID-19 ongoing situation, PI for shortlisted candidates is conducted through online mode. Check the table given below to know the exact dates of IIT KHP MBA admission 2021.
|Online submission of application form begins on||05 Jan 2021|
|Last Date of online application form|
07 Feb 2021
|Online Personal Interview||Schedule 1: 27 Feb to 01 Mar 2021|
Schedule 2: 06 to 08 Mar 2021
Schedule 3: 13 to 14 Mar 2021
Schedule 4: 20 to 22 Mar 2021
Schedule 5: 03 to 04 Apr 2021
|Declaration of admission results||30 Apr 2021|
Check Shortlist: Click here to check the Shortlist declared for PI round of MBA Batch 2021-23.
IIT Kharagpur MBA Application Form 2021 Last Date Extended
IIT Kharagpur MBA Application Form 2021
Application form for IIT Kharagpur application form has released in the online mode at som.iitkgp.ac.in. The first step to fill the application form is to do the registration. Check the process to apply for IIT KHP VGSOM MBA admission 2021.
Apply Online: Click here to fill the Application from IIT Kharagpur MBA 2021.
How to Apply for IIT Kharagpur MBA Application Form 2021?
Step 1: Candidates to access the online application form.
Step 2: Then, click on the link ‘application form’ and then, click on the ‘register’ button.
Step 3: Enter the necessary details like name of the applicant, e-mail id, date of birth etc.
Step 4: Enter the personal details like gender, nationality, contact number, address etc.
Step 5: After entering the personal details, enter the past academic details like class 10th,12th, graduation name of the exam, name of the board, year of completion, marks.
Step 6: After entering all the details, upload the photograph and signature.
Step 7: Pay the application fee .
Step 8: As the last step, take a printout of the submitted application form.
Application fee: Candidates are required to pay Rs 1600 via online payment gateways such as debit card / net banking / credit card.
List of documents for filling application form
- scanned copy of any age proof
- copy of CAT 2020 scorecard
- scanned copy of caste certificate
- proof of work experience
- scanned copy of 10th class, 12th class and graduation certificate
IIT KGP Courses Offered
IIT Kharagpur offers many courses apart from Master of Business Administration (MBA) which is a full time 2 year duration course. In this course of 2 year duration, there are 4 semesters. The total number of seats for MBA is 170.
Let us see what are the subjects that students have to study in each semester.
Semster 1: In the first semester, approximately 12 core subjects are taught. Some of the subjects that are taught are financial accounting and reporting, cost and management accounting, management information systems, organizational behaviour, micro economics for managers.
Semester 2: In the second semester, 9 core courses and 2 elective courses are offered. Some of the subjects that are taught are corporate finance, supply chain management, marketing research, human resource management, macro economics for managers.
Semester 3: In the third semester, 4 core and 8-9 elective subjects are taught such as strategic management, business government and international economic management, organizational design, change and transformation etc.
Semester 4: In this semester, 4 core subjects and 8-9 elective subjects are taught. Some of the subjects are business law for managers, business ethics and corporate governance, business stimulation game etc.
IIT KGP MBA Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates who want to pursue MBA from IIT Kharagpur are required to fulfill the eligibility requirements set by the institute. Check the eligibility criteria given below.
- A Bachelor’s degree of minimum 4-year duration in engineering, technology, pharmacy, medicine, or similar disciplines;
- Master’s degree in Science/Economics/Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level); with
- GE/NC-OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (or CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale)
- SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale)
- For both the above cases, if the CGPA is on a different scale than 10.0, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above
- Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, if selected, the admission of such candidates to the program will be provisional, only if (s)he submits a certificate latest by May 31, 2021 from the competent authorities of his/her university/college/institute (issued on or before May 31, 2021) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.
- Selection of applicants whose results in the qualifying degree examination are yet to be declared will be provisional, subject to the condition that all parts of the examination must be completed in all respects before the date of joining the Institute and the marksheet/certificate as evidence of passing the qualifying examination are to be submitted latest by October 31, 2021
IIT KGP MBA Cut – Off
IIT Kharagpur does not releases any sectional cut – off for MBA admission rather, it publishes the overall cut off for CAT. This is the minimum qualifying marks that the applicants need to have in order to take admission in MBA.
The candidates must have 90 percentile in CAT.
IIT KGP MBA Admission 2021 Selection Process
Check the selection process of IIT KGP VGSOM MBA admission 2021.
- Firstly, the candidates who have applied are called for Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI).
- Secondly, the candidates qualifying WAT-PI are given admission according to their performance score based on application rating and performance in WAT-PI.
Let us study the selection process in detail.
I) Shortlisting of candidates according to Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview
The shortlisting of candidates for admission is done considering the marks of CAT, past academic performance, work experience etc.
Check the minimum percentile of CAT 2019 that candidates must have for taking admission.
Application rating scores according to 10th and 12th standard
|Percentage score in|
10th std exam
|Percentage score in|
10th std exam
|85% – 100%||3||85% – 100%||4|
|70% – 85%||2||70% – 85%||3|
|60% – 70%||1||60% – 70%||2|
|–||–||41% – 60%||1|
|41% – 60%||1|
Application rating scores for UG and PG
|Percentage score in|
B.E./ B.Tech exam
|Rating score C||Percentage score in B.Sc/ B.Com /|
|Rating score D||Percentage score|
in M.A. /M.Sc / M.Com / MCA exam
|Rating score D|
|85% – 100%||7||80% – 100%||4||70% – 100%||3|
|70% – 85%||5||70% – 80%||2||60% – 70%||1|
|60% – 70%||3||60% – 70%||1||–||–|
Application Rating Score for the students who have qualified professional exams
|M.E / M.Tech / professional|
qualifications such as CA/
CS/ CFA / FRM
Application Rating score for work experiences
|Experience in months||Rating score G|
|06 < 12||3|
|12 < 24||5|
|24 < 36||4|
|36 < 48||2|
|48 < 60||1|
CGPA is converted to marks percentage according to:
Marks percentage = 60+(40/3.5)x [(CGPA obtained / total CGPA) x 10 – 6.5)]
II) Final selection and offer of admission to MBA
Final selection of the candidates is done according to a cumulative score of the application rating (AR), performance in CAT (for domestic candidates) / GMAT (for international candidates) and the candidate’s performance in WAT-PI.
Check the table given below to know more about criterion and weight.
|CAT 2019 score||20|
|*Total of rating scores (A+B+C+F+G) or (A+B+D+E+F+G)||–|
IIT KGP MBA Fee Structure 2021
Check the fee structure of IIT KHP MBA course 2021.
|Semester 1 fee||3,77,090|
|Semester 2 fee||2,59,990|
|Semester 3 fee||2,62,690|
|Semester 4 fee||2,59,990|
IIT Kharagpur MBA Placement
Check the placement statistics of the year 2017-2019 from the information given below. The highest package that was offered in the same year was 22.11 LPA. Check the domain wise distribution given below.
|Operation & Retail||18%|
|Sales & Marketing||15%|
Check the list of recruiters
- ICICI bank
- Capital First
Prof Ajay Kumar Mishra (Chairperson of MBA Admission)
Phone: +91-3222-304974 (Office)
Prof. Vimala Rani (Co-Chairperson of MBA Admission)
Phone: +91-3222-281788 (Office)
IIT Kharagpur MBA 2021 Admission Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The total number of seats for the year 2021 is 170.
Ans : The candidates must have done bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering / technology / science / pharmacy / medicine etc.
Ans : The candidates must have scanned copies of proof of age, scanned copy of caste certificate reserved categories, copy of CAT 2020 scorecard, scanned copies of 10th and 12th standard, work experience certificate.
Ans : There is an overall cut off. For general candidates, the minimum percentile is 90.
Ans : The selection is done according to the marks of WAT-PI (60% weightage), Application Rating (20%) and CAT score (20%).
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