Vinod Gupta School of Management - [VGSoM]

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Updated on: January 30, 2023 | 4:38 am, January 30, 2023 | 4:38 am

VGSoM (Vinod Gupta School of Management) is a part of IIT Kharagpur and is the first school of management of its kind set up within the IIT system. It is a public business school ranked 12th best management school in India as per NIRF 2022. VGSOM offers a fully residential flagship MBA program. The B-school also offers an Executive MBA course for working executives over weekends in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar.  Moreover, the VGSoM (IIT KGP) also offers PGDBA Program jointly with IIM Calcutta and ISI. The college also offers a PhD program of 3 years duration. Check ​

For MBA/ EMBA / PGDBA admissions, the College accepts Score followed by a Personal Interview. International candidates seeking admission in the MBA program must possess a valid score in the exam. For PhD The eligible candidates with Post-graduation in required discipline with a good academic record are shortlisted through a written/ Computer test followed by a personal interview. The school has scaled a new height in terms of its placement statistics. During the final placement season of VGSOM 2022, the average CTC recorded by the students of VGSOM was INR 19.36 LPA.

VGSOM IIT Kharagpur MBA Batch Profile

VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Ranking

The Business School is reckoned as 5th in the management category by NIRF and 2nd among the Best among Business Today ranked colleges in West Bengal in 2020. Check

Ranking Body Year Ranking
Time B School 2022 10
NIRF 2022 12
The Week 2020 17
The Times 2021 8
Business Today 2020 23

VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Courses

Course Study Eligibility/Selection Criteria Course Fee
Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level)
Selection criteria: CAT /GMAT Test
Duration: 2 years
Intake of students: 170
INR 12.68  Lakhs (Including Hostel Charges)
Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Science, Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level) A minimum of 3 years of valid work experience required
Selection Criteria: Written Exam
Duration: 3 years
INR 6 Lakhs
PG Degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in Engineering/Science or Commerce/Management. with a good academic record
Selection Criteria: Academic Record, Written/Computer Test and Personal Interview
Duration: Min 3- 6 years
Intake: 60
A candidate must hold a graduate/post-graduate degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale in the Qualifying Degree (i.e. B. Tech./ B.E./ M.Sc./ M. Com or equivalent). Candidates, who are in the final year, are also eligible to apply provided they appear in the final examination
Selection Criteria: Written Test with personal Interview
Duration: 2 years
INR 24 Lakhs


VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

VGSoM runs a flagship program of MBA within the IIT system. The school accepts the score of CAT and GMAT exams for admission to its fresh batches. The applicants must have the minimum CAT 2022 percentile as follows: 

Category Total Percentile
General/ UR 90
SC 75
ST 75
PWD 75

Overall  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 applicants to be called for PI. Check

Two marks will be given to all female applicants for GDF. However, The marks added as GDF will not be considered as a final composite score. The criteria and weightage of final selection to MBA program at IIT Kharagpur are mentioned below:

Selection Criteria Weightage
CAT Score 40 (VARC: 20; DILR: 10; QA: 10)
Application Rating 20
PI 40
Total 100 %

VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Scholarship

There is good financial support for financially weak students at Vinod Gupta School of Management. The bank loans are also easily given to the students. Nearly 30% of the batch receives a scholarship facility. The scholarship is available in the below-mentioned verticals.

  • Inspire scholarship
  • Alumni scholarship & Awards
  • SGR international travel grant
  • Inspire scholarship
  • My Imprint spacial assistance


VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Placements

The institute has been maintaining a good placement record over years & students also receive lucrative salary packages during its placement drives. The final report of Placements 2022 has been released. According to the report, the highest salary offered was INR 31.89 LPA which is nearly 20.3% higher as compared to the previous year. Average salary also increased by around 5% & stood at INR 19.36 LPA.

During the placement drive, recruiters came from various sectors. The highest number of offers were made from the Consulting sector (28) followed by the Operations sector (26). The highest salary of more than INR 30 LPA was made from the Operation sector. Students received job roles like Analyst, Consultant, Program Manager, Management Trainee etc.

Particulars Placements Statistics (2019-21) Placements Statistics (2020-22)
Number of recruiters 72 20+
Batch strength 116 97
Number of students placed 116 97
Number of PPOs 30 34
Highest salary INR 26.5 LPA INR 31.98 LPA
Average salary INR 18.44 LPA INR 19.36 LPA
Median salary INR 17.12 LPA INR 18.08 LPA
Top 10 percentile average salary - INR 28.75 LPA
Top 25 percentile average salary - INR 27.05 LPA
Top 50 percentile average salary INR 22.32 LPA INR 23.37 LPA
Lowest salary - INR 10 LPA


VGSoM IIT Kharagpur Alumni

The Founder of VGSoM, Vinod Gupta is himself an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur (KGP). The VGSoM has a vast alumni network and a managing alumni committee that is responsible for maintaining and creating a close relationship with the Alumni of the college. Some of the notable alumni of VGSoM are as follows:

  • Mr. Sourav Niyogi: MD at Accenture, UK
  • Mr. Soumitra Poddar: Delivery Project Executive at IBM
  • Shreya Singh: Vice President (GPCM) at HSBC
  • Shibashish Roy: Associate Vice President at TATA Capital, Singapore 
  • Gopal Aggarwal: Chief Investment Officer at MIRAE Asset
  • Rabin Roy: Managing Director & CEO at Suncraft Energy Private Ltd.
  • Krishna Kumar V: Vice President at IL&FS Transportation Limited
  • Devarsh Vakil: Head Advisory at HDFC Securities 
  • Shouvik Bhattacharya: Senior Associate at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, New York
  • Deepak Semwal: Chief Manager at Spencer's Retail
  • Deepak Vadehra: Area Manager at Mercedes Benz Trucks
  • Pranab Sharma: Sr. Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners 
  • Sumeet Ladsaongikar: Senior Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers

VGSoM IIT Kharagpur FAQs

Ques. What do I need to qualify? CAT or WAT-PI for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur Admission?

Ans. Applicants are shortlisted for admission on the basis of the CAT score and the overall application rating (AR). Application rating comprises various parameters like prior work experience and past academic performances are important for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur Admission. Check

Ques. What is the proposed intake for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur MBA?

Ans. The total number of seats for MBA at VGSoMIIT Kharagpur year is 200.

Ques. How is the faculty, student ratio at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. There are 23 members of "Core Faculty" for about 230 students which works out to a faculty: student ratio of about 1:10. If one includes the visiting faculty, the student, faculty ratio is better at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur. 

Ques. Does VGSOM IIT Kharagpur help in getting loans for fees?

Ans. No, VGSOM IIT Kharagpur does not as such help in getting a loan for fee payment. Students can choose to avail loan from any bank that they deem suitable. The campus has branches of SBI, PNB, and Syndicate Bank.

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. VGSOM IIT Kharagpur provides accommodation facilities individually to their students including study table and chair, bed, mattress, almirah/wardrobe, and racks, and common facilities provided include washrooms, laundry, and mess, which are quite satisfactory. The mess food is very healthy & tasty. The fee is not expensive, it is affordable. The total fee for hostel & mess is around 1.24 lakhs for 2 years. Check

Ques. What courses are offered in VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. VGSOM IIT Kharagpur offered postgraduate & research programs on the basis of merit in the entrance exam. The college offers MBA & Executive MBA under the Postgraduate level, PG Diploma in Business Administration, and Ph.D. under the research level in the field of Management. Check

Ques. How are the placements at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The placement record in VGSOM IIT Kharagpur is excellent. The highest CTC is around INR 31.98 LPA and the average CTC is around INR 19.36 LPA for the batch 2020-22. The institute has also maintained a record for the highest CTC ranging above INR 24 LPA for the last 3 years. 

Ques. How are the summer internships of VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The summer internship is really very good. 100% students are offered summer internships with a very decent package. 96 students are registered for the internship program. The highest stipend was offered around INR 3 lakh, the average was 1.36 lakh, and the median stipend was around 1.53 lakh for the batch 2021-23. Some of the top recruiters are ICICI Bank, Juspay, Wipro, IBM, Halma, Accenture, Amazon, Titan, and many more. Check

Ques. Is it worthwhile to join VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. Yes, it is. VGSOM is one of the top institutes under the IIT system. It is approved by AICTE and also holds recognition in various educational magazines. The institute is ranked 12th by NIRF 2022 in top management institutes of the country.

Ques. Is VGSoM IIT Kharagpur good? 

Ans. Undoubtedly, VGSoM is one of the best and prestigious management institutions in India and is well known for its excellent education quality and great infrastructure and placement opportunities. VGSoM has been ranked by several prominent ranking organizations such as NIRF, The Times, The Week, Business Today etc.

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