Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993 at a time when India had just opened its doors to economic liberalization. The school was established with an aim to develop managers with a strong technological background who would lead tomorrow’s corporate behemoths on the path of success.

Courses Offered

  • MBA
  • Executive MBA


Required Exams: CAT

Admission Process and eligibility

The selection of candidates for admission to the 2018-2020 batch of MBA at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur is a two-step process. In the first step, candidates are short-listed for Written Analysis Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) from among candidates who have

  • a valid CAT score equal to or above the cut-offs
  • o   applied for the programme and satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme.
  In the second step, final selection will be based on application rating, performance in CAT for domestic students and GMAT for international students, and the candidate’s performance in the WAT-PI round.

Notable Alumni

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Purvodaya' - Signifying the Rise of East, is the flagship Business fest of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur. Purvodaya is the amalgamation of events spread across all the business domains of management. Vaarta is a rolling Guest Lecture series. Eminent guests and dignitaries from different walks of life visit the campus to share their knowledge and experience with the students. Vinculum, the annual day celebrations of VGSoM, is a unique initiative in which the whole VGSOM family comes together to celebrate the spirit of collaboration and the essence of being a VGSoMite.

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Batch Profile

Fresher (%) :- 10 Work Experience<2 Years (%) :- 36 Work Experience<2 Years (%) :- 54

Placements & Fee Structure

Batch Size :- 102 Average Packrage (INR) :- 1400000 Fee (INR) :- 600000

Top Recruiters

Amazon FMCG
Jubiliant foodworks FMCG
google FMCG
Bosch Limited FMCG
Nomura Finance
YES Bank Finance
SBI Finance
PwC Consulting
Tiger analytics Consulting
Mu sigma IT/ITES
Vedanta Others
Infofree Others
Titan Others

Infrastructure / Facilities


Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur – 721302, West Bengal, India Website: http://www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in