IIT KGP MBA Admission 2020 – IIT Kharagpur is one of the most prominent IIT for pursuing MBA. The aspirants can fill the application form for IIT KGP MBA admission at som.iitkgp.ac.in. For taking admission in MBA, CAT score, WAT-PI score and work experience is taken into consideration. Those candidates who have a minimum CAT 2019 percentile of 90, are eligible admission in IIT KGP. Scroll down to know more about IIT KGP MBA admission 2020 such as eligibility criteria, application process, selection criteria.
IIT KGP MBA Admission 2020
WAT-PI is going to take place at Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru. Check the table given below to know the exact dates of IIT KHP MBA admission 2020.
|Online submission of application form begins on||05 Jan 2020|
|Last Date of online application form||31 Jan 2020 (11:59 PM)|
|WAT & Personal Interview:|
28 Feb -01 Mar, 2020
4-15 Mar 2020
06-08 Mar 2020
28-29 Mar 2020
20-22 Mar 2020
|Declaration of admission results||30 Apr 2020|
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 2020 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.
- A master’s degree in Science / Economics / Commerce (with mathematics or statistics at Bachelor’s level).
- Candidates in the final year of Bachelor’s can also apply.
IIT Kharagpur MBA Application Form 2020
Application form for IIT Kharagpur application form releases 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 2020.
Step 1: Click here 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 2019 scorecard
- scanned copy of caste certificate
- proof of work experience
- scanned copy of 10th class, 12th class and graduation certificate
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 2020 Selection Process
Check the selection process of IIT KGP VGSOM MBA admission 2020.
- 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.
Overall CAT 2019 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 candidates to be called for WAT-PI
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|
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 2020
Check the fee structure of IIT KHP MBA course 2020.
|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)
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +91-3222-304974 (Office)
Prof. Vimala Rani (Co-Chairperson of MBA Admission)
Phone: +91-3222-281788 (Office)
IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 Admission Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The total number of seats for the year 2020 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 2019 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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