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IIT Kharagpur MBA Program

IIT Kharagpur MBA Program


  • IIT Kharagpur was established in 1950 to initiate a post-war industrial revolution. It has since grown to become one of the best technology-based institutions in India.
  • In 1956, Parliament of India passed the Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) Act which made IIT Kharagpur an institute of national importance. It gave it autonomy to operate as an independent University
  • It offers an MBA program that takes a minimum of two years to complete. 

Courses and Duration

  • The MBA at IIT Kharagpur is a flagship full-time program that takes 2 years. Each year has 2 semesters during which students are expected to acquire managerial skills to catapult them to greater heights in the corporate world.
  • The total quantum that’s required for the entire coursework is  90 credits. Students take different courses including marketing, human resource management, and decision making science.
  • Content delivery is highly computerized and uses digital simulations to enhance the learning experience.
  • Following are the courses offered at IIT Kharagpur:
    • MBA (specialization)
      • Finance
      • Marketing
      • Operations
      • Systems
      • General Management
      • Human Resource
    • Executive MBA 
    • Ph.D.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics


To get an MBA admission in 2019, you will be required to:

  • Have a bachelor’s in Technology or a Master’s in Science Economics or Commerce
  • Prove that you acquired a minimum of 60% in your undergraduate studies. SC/ST candidates require a minimum of 55% to get an MBA admission 
  • Have a certified scorecard of both GMAT and CAT tests

If you meet all the qualifications, you should apply for MBA through the institution’s website. To be considered, you should apply within stipulated timelines

Admission Criteria

To be admitted for an MBA at IIT Kharagpur, you should meet the following admission requirements:

  • Submit a duly-filled application form to the admission desk before the deadline.
  • Provide valid CAT/GMAT results. Candidates must pass the CAT to proceed to the next stage of admission. International students are required to submit valid GMAT results

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  • The admission officials will evaluate all the documents and shortlist the most qualified candidates
  • The shortlisted candidates are invited to take a Written Ability Test and Personal Interview. During these tests, the local students are expected to be physically available at the institution. However, international students can attach copies of 3 testimonials from their academic or professional seniors
  • After these tests, the institution’s admission officials will prepare the final list of qualified candidates to join during the next intake
  • The details of the registration status are sent to candidates through the contacts details provided in the application form

Accreditation and Ranking 

  • Ranked 281 by the QS World University Rankings and 53rd in Asia
  • The Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2019 placed IIT Kharagpur at position 501 globally and 60th in India

Fee Structure

  • The total fee for an MBA program is approximately Rs 8 Lakh. This includes the caution money, hostel fee, brotherhood fee, and insurance premium.
  • Also, the institution offers a scholarship on-need basis. If you are a needy student, you shouldn’t hesitate to apply for consideration.

Placement Details 

  • The institution has a rigorous placement program that attracts more than 100 companies. Approximately 89% of all MBA students are placed during the exercise 
  • The leading recruiters include Facebook, Google, Deloitte, Nestle, and KPMG.

Expected Salary

  • The average salary for MBA graduates is Rs 25 Lakh. The graduates have the potential to grow in their career since they are among the most knowledgeable professionals in the management sector

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q1: Why should I study for an MBA?

Ans: MBA will equip you with exceptional managerial skills that will help you to manage your business as well as grow in your career. Courses such as decision making science, resource management, and marketing are instrumental in your success in the corporate world.

  • Q2: Is it a must to stay in hostels at the IIT Kharagpur?

Ans: While the students are encouraged to stay within the school, it’s not mandatory. However, the hostel environment is conducive to learning yet inexpensive. If you have a different accommodation option, you shouldn’t pay the hostel fee

  • Q3: Can I get admitted to IIT Kharagpur without a certificate?

Ans: It’s a requirement that you provide all the documents requested during admission. In fact, you will not be allowed to continue with the interview process if you fail to produce the academic and professional documents required. If you get the admission before graduation, you should hasten the process of acquiring the certificate to facilitate the admission and registration process

  • Q4: Can I be admitted if I don’t have a full fee?

Ans: While the university encourages students to pay the full school fee amount, there is an allowance for needy students to pay the fee in installments. However, it’s mandatory to pay the semester/tuition fee in entirety before admission.

  • Q5: Do IIT Kharagpur offer scholarships for MBA students?

Ans: Yes, there are several scholarship opportunities for needy students. If you need help, you can apply through the Dean of Students office for consideration

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 

  • Kharagpur, India-721302
  • Phone: +91-3222-255221
  • FAX: +91-3222-255303
  • If you have any questions regarding admission to the MBA program, you shouldn’t hesitate to contact the following:
  • Email:

Also, you can write direct emails to admission chairpersons using the email addresses below:

  • Prof. Abhijeet Chandra : +91-3222-281780; +91-97899-00728
  • Prof. Ajay Kumar Mishra: +91-3222-304974

How to Reach IIT Kharagpur

  • If you wish to visit the institution physically, you can use air, road or train. The institution is located 120km west of Kolkata.
  • You will require approximately 2 hours by train and 3 hours by road to reach the institution. If you need direction, feel free to call the numbers provided above to get guidance from the school’s professional support staff.

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