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
|Time B School||2022||10|
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
|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:
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:
|CAT Score||40 (VARC: 20; DILR: 10; QA: 10)|
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+|
|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?
Ques. What is the proposed intake for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur MBA?
Ques. How is the faculty, student ratio at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
Ques. Does VGSOM IIT Kharagpur help in getting loans for fees?
Ques. How are the accommodation facilities for VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
Ques. What courses are offered in VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
Ques. How are the placements at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
Ques. How are the summer internships of VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
Ques. Is it worthwhile to join VGSOM IIT Kharagpur?
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.