IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur has begun the GD & PI process from March 12 to 15. Authorities has released the application process for MBA program on January 5, 2020. Candidates could fill the registration form in online mode till February 3, 2020. IIT Kanpur MBA admission 2020 will depend on the CAT score of the candidates. The application procedure for IIT Kanpur MBA 2020 admission has started after the announcement of CAT result 2019. Candidates appear admission to the various programs based on their performance in CAT entrance exam, Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). In this article, candidates will get to know all the details about IIT Kanpur MBA admission 2020 exam such as important dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, result etc.
Latest: IIT Kanpur is conducting GD and PI rounds from March 12 to 15, 2020 for MBA admissions.

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Highlights of IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020



Institute Name

Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

Course Offered


Name of entrance exam which candidates are shortlisted

Common Admission Test (CAT)

Application Mode


Level of Exam

Post Graduate

Selection procedure

CAT score, GD and PI

Important Dates of IIT Kanpur MBA admission 2020

The important dates include complete admission schedule of IIT Kanpur MBA admission 2020.

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Schedule of IIT Kanpur MBA admission 2020



CAT Result 2019

January 4, 2020

Start date of online application of MBA programme

January 5, 2020

Last date for applying online

February 3, 2020

Release date of Shorlisted candidates list and slot selection

February 12, 2020

Group Discussion and Personal Interviews

March 15 to March 18, 2020

Final list of shortlisted candidates

April 30, 2020

Eligibility Criteria Of IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020

Candidates must read the eligibility criteria of IIT Kanpur for MBA admission. Candidates must fulfill one of the following eligibility criteria to take admission to IIT Kanpur in the MBA program.

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For GEN and OBC Candidates

  1. Overall CAT-2019 scores of 85 percentile and above.

  2. Candidates must have 65% and above in Class X and Class XII examinations.

  3. B. Tech. or B.E. or B. Arch. (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class XII), or four year degree program leading to B. Sc. Engineering (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or four year degree program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Science (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Arts in Economics (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program) with an aggregate of 65% or a CPI of 6.5 on a scale of 10 from any AICTE recognized institute/university, IITs, NITs, and IIITs.

For SC and ST Candidates

  1. Overall CAT 2019 score of 75 percentile and above.

  2. Candidates must pass with 55% and above in Class X and Class XII examinations.

  3. B. Tech. or B.E. or B. Arch. (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class XII), or four year degree program leading to B. Sc. Engineering (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or four year degree program leading to Bachelor of Science degree (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Science (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program), or Master of Arts in Economics (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the UG program) with aggregate of 55% or a CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 from any AICTE recognized institute/university, IITs, NITs, and IIITs.

Note: Candidates appearing for the final year examination can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be admitted provisionally. Candidates have to complete all the requirements of the qualifying degree at the time of joining the course.

What to keep ready before filling IIT Kanpur MBA 2020 Application form:

Before starting to fill up the application form of IIT Kanpur for the MBA programme, candidates should keep the following important details and documents ready with them:

  • Valid Email Id & Mobile number

  • Personal Details

  • Education qualification details

  • One Identity proof (aadhar card, voter ID card, passport, driving license etc)

  • Passport size photograph ( jpg/jpeg/png only with size <=40KB )

  • Signature ( jpg/jpeg/png only with size <=10KB )

  • Graduation Certificate / Xerox of latest semester mark sheets (for students appearing for the final semester or yet to receive Graduation Certificate) (only on IDF format with size <=500KB )

  • Caste certificate (If applicable) ( only in PDF format with size <=500KB )

  • Physically disabled certificate for applicants with a disability. (only in PDF format with size <=500KB )

  • CAT 2019 scorecard (only in PDF format with size <=500KB )

  • Debit/Credit cards details while making an online payment

Steps to fill the IIT Kanpur Admission Application Form 2020

Step 1- Visit on the official website, Click here

Step 2- Students will have to first register before applying for any PG program category

Step 3- Use the credentials created at the time of registration to login

Step 4- Fill the application form as prescribed.

Step 5- Upload the necessary documents as per the format and size mentioned above.

Step 6- Pay the application fee

Application fee details

General and OBCRs. 1600
SC/ ST/ PHRs. 800

Step 7- Take the print of the application form for future refrences.

Admission Procedure of IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020

Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply to the MBA program at IIT Kanpur by filling an online application form. The application fees for General and OBC candidates is INR 1600/- and for SC/ST/PH is INR 800/-. A candidate can apply to the MBA program only through online application process after CAT results 2019 are declared. The admission process for the MBA Program IIT Kanpur involved the following steps:

Step 1: Apply online if the candidate is fulfilling the Eligibility Criteria of IIT Kanpur MAB.

Step 2: Shortlisting of the Candidates.

Step 3: Group Discussion And Personal Interview.

  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be directed for all the shortlisted candidates. Cutoff marks would be different for each category.

  • Authorities for MBA admissions will conduct the personal interview to evaluate the appropriateness of the candidate for the program based on the academic background of the candidate, his/her general academic proficiency, etc.

Step 4: Merit List Preparation

  • Applicants belonging to different categories (GEN, OBC, SC, ST, (PH)) will separately merit listed. the cut-offs for different categories will be decided by the committee for M.B.A. admissions of the IME department of IIT Kanpur. The approved norms on reservation (OBC: 27%, SC: 15%, ST: 7.5% and PH 3% horizontal across GN, SC, ST and OBC) will be observed.

  • For each category, a final merit list and a waitlist will be prepared on the basis of the composite score of the following components:

Components of Final Merit List

Personal Interview30%
Group Discussion25%
Previous academic record20%
CAT 2019 score10%
Work experience10%
Extracurricular activities5%

Fee Structure of IIT Kanpur MBA 2020

For IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020 candidates have to pay the fee semester wise. The IIT Kanpur MBA Fee structure for the year 2020 will be as given in the table below. For now, the fee is according to last year's information brochure.

IIT Kanpur MBA fee structure


Admission Fees


Rs. 92,317/-


Rs. 24,317/-

SC/ST **

Rs. 23,067/-

* 100% tuition fee waiver,

** No hostel fee if parent’s income is less than Rs. 6.00 P.A.

Placement of IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020

IIT Kanpur has recorded a 24% increment in the average package to the final placement of 2019. In this year, In 2019, 32 Companies from sectors such as financial services, Government advisory, Automobile, Healthcare, E-commerce, Media and television, Logistics and various others offered myriad profiles under different domains. Students were offered prominent roles in the area of BFSI, FMCG/FMCD, Consulting, Manufacturing & Conglomerate, Healthcare & others etc.

Placement Report

Highest CTC

Rs. 12.64 LPA

Average CTC

Rs. 10.42 LPA

Median CTC

Rs. 9.86 LPA

Key Recruiters





Xpress minds

ICICI Securities

Bajaj Finserv Ltd


Mahindra Finance

Mother Dairy

India Mart



Reserve Bank of India (RBI)



Yes Bank


Northern Trust

PNB Metlife

Coffee Day


Bharat Petroleum

Mu Sigma







Lera Technologies




Repos Energy


Ranking of IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2020

Here is the ranking of IIT Kanpur on different platforms.

IIT Kanpur Ranking Sheet

Ranking Agency


World University Ranking 2019


QS Asia Rankings 2018


University among BRICS Nation


Department of Industrial and Management Engineering NIRF Ranking 2018



Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIT Kanpur MBA Admission

Question: How many seats are there M.B.A. course?


There are 78 seats in the program. The reservation of seats is in accordance with the central government rules.

Question: Do I need to fill out the application online or offline?


The application can be filled in online or offline mode. However, the mode for filling the application may change from semester to semester.

Question: I had lost my original last qualifying degree certificate. Can I submit the same if selected?


The original documents have to be shown by the last date for document submission. This date is announced by Dean of Academic Affairs in the academic calendar for each semester.

Question: What is the average package offered by the companies?


The average package of IIT Kanpur is Rs. 10.42 LPA.

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How many seats are available for agricutural engneering in IIT madras, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Kanpur.

Shubham Dhane 24th Mar, 2020


There is no agricultural Engineering course in IIT madras. In IIT Kharagpur there are 39 seats available in B.Tech for agricultural and food engineering. There is no Agriculture engineering course in IIT Kanpur. Pleases click the below link to know more about IIT Kharagpur college.



How many total seats are available for mtech in Computer Science at IIT Kanpur for 2020 admissions and also how many of them are for general category?

Rahul ke 20th Mar, 2020
Hello Nazish Khan, Seat for every branch may increase or decrease depending upon the concern of the college.

2018 Computer Science Engineering Seat at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur are

Total seats - 83

Seats for General Category - 42

Seats for OBC Category - 22

Seats for SC Category - 13

Seats for ST Category - 6

i got AIR 242 in aerospace engineering is there any chance to get admission in iit kanpur aerospace propulsion

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Mar, 2020

Please do help us with your marks on the scale of 1000 for us to assess our chances. Alternatively, you can use our GATE College predictor and check the options that you have in M.Tech. You can check that at: https://engineering.careers360.com/gate-college-predictor

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does iit kanpur conduct written for admission in material science program for m. tech??

Harshita Sharan Srivastava Student Expert 10th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

The post Graduate program in  Materials Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur is designed for the students with background in metallurgical engineering, materials science and/or engineering, other appropriate engineering disciplines, polymers, ceramics, physics and chemistry. Written exam is conducted for the same in the month of May.The exam paper is divided into two sections.

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Awanya Dabas 7th Mar, 2020


The cutoff for IIT Kanpur has not been released yet. It will be released in online mode only.

The details of the previous year cutoff can be found on the link mentioned below:


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