IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020
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IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur releases application form for MBA admission to Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), on January 5. IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 admission will be based on performance of the candidate in Common Admission Test (CAT). The application form of IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 is available from the next day of declaration of CAT 2019 result and candidates could apply till January 31, 2020. Furthermore, shortlisted candidates will be called for selection process which consists of WAT and personal interview. Lastly, IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 admission result will be declared in the first week of May 2020. Read this article by Careers360 to know about the important dates, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, result and so forth.
Latest: Authorities released IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 application form for the academic batch of 2020-22. Click Here to apply.

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 - Highlights



Name of the institute

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM)

Course Offered

Management in Business Administration

Mode of Application Form


Basis for admission

CAT score

Selection rounds


Personal Interview (PI)


Post Graduation

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 - Important Dates

To stay updated with the upcoming events, students must follow important dates of IIT Kharagpur MBA admission 2020 as mentioned below:

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Important Dates for IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020


Important dates

CAT Result 2019

January 4, 2020

Availability of application form 2020

January 5, 2020

End date to register

January 31, 2020

WAT and personal interview

Hyderabad- March 14 & 15, 2020

Delhi- February 28 to March 1, 2020

Kolkata- March 28 & 29, 2020

Mumbai- March 6 to 8, 2020

Bengaluru- March 20 to 22, 2020

Result announcement for Admission

April 30, 2020 (Thursday)

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring admission into Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) must follow the eligibility criteria of IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 admission, which are mentioned below:

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Academic Qualification

Students must fulfill the following educational qualifications:


Qualification/ degree

Minimum marks

General/ NC-OBC

Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy or similar disciplines


Master’s degree in Economics/Commerce/Science (with Statistics or Mathematics in bachelor’s level)



6.5 CGPA on a scale of 10 points




6.0 CGPA on a scale of 10 points

Additional Information

  • Students who are appearing in the final year of qualifying examination or whose results are awaited can also apply for IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 admission. However, their admission will stand on provisional basis until the candidate submits certificate latest by May 30, 2020.

  • IIT Kharagpur MBA admission 2020 for reserved category will be made as per the rules of Government of India.

  • Students who belong to PwD category must appear before medical board. The decision of the medical board will be final.

Application Form of IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020

Authorities has released the application of IIT Kharagpur MBA admission 2020 from the next day of CAT 2019 result declaration (January 5). IIT Kharagpur MBA admission application form 2020 was available in online mode. Only candidates who will qualify CAT 2019 can fill the application form. The end date to submit the application form of IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020 was January 31, 2020. IIT Kharagpur MBA admission 2020 application form will include following steps:

  • Registration

  • Filling personal details

  • Educational qualifications

  • Payment of application fees.

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission Selection Procedure 2020

Students will have to go through the two-step process for VGSoM admission, IIT Kharagpur MBA 2020. The two steps of the selection procedure are:

  1. Written Aptitude Test and Personal interview

  2. Final Selection and Admission

Candidates who will qualify the eligibility criteria will be shortlisted for WAT-PI round on the basis of past academic performance, CAT 2019 score, and other criteria as mentioned below:

Minimum CAT score for shortlisting


Total percentile







Note - Candidates belonging to the overseas category must a valid GMAT score instead of CAT score. The minimum score obtained by students must be at least 750.

Candidates will be shortlisted for WAT-PI round by scaling the CAT 2019 score out of 20 and Application Rating (AR) out of 20. Application rating includes the following details:

Application Rating for 10th and 12th Standard

Percentage in 10th

Rating score

Percentage in 12th

Rating score

85% - 100%


85% - 100%


70% - <85%


70% - <85%


60% - <70%


60% - <70%


41% - <60%


Application Rating for Under and postgraduate courses

Score in B.Tech/ BE. Exam

Rating score

Score in BSc. B.com/ BA Exam

Rating Score

Score in MA/M.Sc/M.Com/ MCA Exam

Rating score

85% - 100%


80% - 100%


70% - 100%


70%- <85%


70%- <80%


60% - <70%


60% - <70%


60- <70%


Application Rating for Work Experience

Experience in months

Rating score

06 - <12


12 - <24


24 - <36


36 - <48


24 - <60


Note -

  • Work experience gained through internship/ projects/ training will not be considered.

  • Candidates who are still continuing in service their experience will be counted upto January 31, 2020.

  • Percentage of marks awarded by the university at the time of bachelor’s/master’s will be treated as final. However, if the university doesn’t provide any percentage, the CGPA score of the candidate will be calculated by the following method:

Marks Percentage = 60 + (40/3.5) x [(CGPA obtained / Total CGPA) x 10 – 6.5]

2. Final Selection and Admission

On the basis of cumulative score obtained by the candidate inclusive of CAT 2019 score, application rating, GMAT score (only for overseas candidates) and WA-PI round, students will be shortlisted. The weightage for the final selection is as follows:

Weightage for Final Selection



CAT Score 2019


Application Rating






IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission Result 2020

Result of IIT Kharagpur MBA admission 2020 will be declared tentatively in the first week of May 2020. Candidates can check the IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 Result by entering their login credentials. By logging in, students will be able to view their application status.

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission Fee Structure 2020

Fee structure of IIT Kharagpur for MBA admission 2020 session will be released by the authorities soon after the release of notification. However, as per last year fees structure, candidates can estimate the fees structure for 2020-22 session.

IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission Fee Structure (2020-22)

DescriptionFees at the time of Admission (2020-2021) Semester-1Semester Fees for 2020-2021 batch students Semester - 2Semester Fees for 2020-2021 batch students Semester - 3Semester Fees for 2020-2021 batch students Semester - 4
(A) Caution Money & Deposits

Total of (A)6000---
(B) One Time Fee
Statutory Fee1500---
Alumni Subscription2000---
Medical Examination200---
Students Welfare Fund300---
Modernization Fee700---
Training & Placement Fee1500---
Hostel Admission Fee1000---
Hall Budget1000---
International Immersion Program**100000---
Total of (B)108200---
(C) Semester Fee

Tuition Fee**225000225000
Student Amenities800800800800
Internet Connectivity600600600600
Technology Film Society100100100100
Medical Registration200200200200
Hostel Seat Rent750750750750
Electricity & Water Charges1000100010001000
Total of (C)230750230750230750230750
(D) Hostel Charges

Mess Advance12000120001200012000
Hall Establishment Charge16640166401664016640
Hostel Overhead Charge800800800800
Total of (D)29440294402944029440
(E) Students Brotherhood Fund (Yearly)200-200-
(F) Insurance Premium (Yearly)2500-2500-
Grand Total for GE/ PB/ PD (A+B+C+D+E+F)377090259990262690259990

IIT Kharagpur Admission MBA Placement 2019

Know the statistics of placement of 2016-18 batch, wherein 68 companies participated. The details are as follows:



Highest International

Rs. 27 lakh

Highest domestic

Rs. 24.03 lakh


Rs. 16.29 lakh


Rs. 14.76 lakh


Rs. 8.75 lakh

IIT Kharagpur Admission MBA Ranking

The ranking for VGoSM is as follows:



NIRF ranking 2018


NIRF Ranking 2017


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IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020 - Contact Details

Prof. Abhijeet Chandra

The Chairperson of MBA Admission 2019

Email: admissions@vgsom.iitkgp.ac.in

Phone: +91-333-281780 (Direct); +91-9789900728 (Mobile)

Fax: +91-3222-283874

Prof. Ajay Kumar Mishra

Co-chairperson – MBA Admission 2019

Phone: +91-3222-287974 (Office)


Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020

Question: Candidates will be solely shortlisted on the basis of CAT 2019 score for WAT-PI score?


No, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of CAT score 2019 and Application Rating (AR).

Question: What is the minimum CAT score required to qualify?


For general category minimum CAT score required is 90. Whereas, for reserved category minimum score is 75.

Question: What are the documents required while filling out the application form?


Students must keep the following scanned documents ready before filling the online application form for IIT Kharagpur MBA Admission 2020:

  • Age proof document:

    • Voter ID

    • Passport

    • Adhaar card

- Caste or reserved certificate (if any)

- 10th, 12th and graduation marksheet

- Proof of work experience

- CAT 2019 score

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Hello. I got 93.04 percentile in CAT 2020, can I get admission in IIT Kharagpur for MBA.

Anshu Saini 20th Feb, 2020
Hi aspirant,
For General candidates, minimum CAT percentile is 90, for NC-OBC 80, for SC 75, for ST 75 and for PwD 75. So you are eligible to apply for this college, although you get a seat or not depends upon number of students that have applied, though you have fair chances of securing a seat.
Follow this link for more details-
Hope this helps.

Whats the cutoff gate mark to do mtech at IIT Kharagpur

Sujatha Venkat 20th Feb, 2020

Hello  Aspirant,

The authorities will determine the cutoff for IIT Kharagpur after considering various factors such as total number of seats, difficulty level of the Gate exam, total number of registrations and other important things. Candidates who will score equal to or higher than the cutoff marks will be eligible for admissions in M.Tech courses at IIT Kharagpur. Students with higher marks will have a higher chance of admissions through GATE.

For more information and previous year cut offs visit below link:


Hope this is useful


How can i get law seat in iit Kharagpur ager 12th?

Sanjanaleekha 18th Feb, 2020

Hi there,

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual property Law is a part if IIT Kharagpur which offers a 3 year LLB in IPR Law, you will be eligible for admission in this university only after completing your graduation  in Engineering / Technology / Medicine or equivalent, or Masters Degree in Science or Pharmacy or equivalent or
MBA Degree with any of the above.

So to answer your question, you cannot take direct admission in this course without a Bachelors degree. For more information about the course, please visit the following link, http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/law


CATEGORY- NC OBC FEMALE CAT- 82.92 percentile 10th - 89.6 12th - 70.4 Grad- BCA: 76.05 Post Grad - MCA: 84.06 Work Ex- 30 months Can I expect calls from IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, NITIE, IIM Amritsar, IIM Shillong, IIM Udaipur, IIM Rohtak?

Yashu Shrivastava 28th Jan, 2020

Hello Prabhakar

With 82.92 percentile in CAT and as you have mentioned your academics and it is more than average and also your work experience will be beneficial for you,there are some chances that you will get call from these colleges.It all depends on the sectional cut off in all 3 sections of CAT.

However there are some other top colleges where you can get admission with this percentile,you can check them here https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/what-if-my-cat-percentile-between-80-and-90-do-i-have-any-chance-at-top-b-schools

I Hope This Information Helps

Best Of Luck!!!


IIT Kharagpur CSE branch cutoffs 2019?

Rishi Garg 25th Jan, 2020

Following are opening and closing ranks for different categories for CSE branch at IIT Kharagpur:

Category                   Opening Rank         Closing Rank

Open                           204                          283

Open (PwD)                6                              6

OBC-NCL                   81                            119

OBC-NCL (PwD)        8                               8

SC                              17                             72

ST                              17                             39

for more information regarding opening and closing ranks, kindly visit the following link:



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