Mr. Swarup Bhowmik
PGDBA office
Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302
Email: pgdba@vgsom.iitkgp.ac.in
Phone: 03222-282312
A candidate must hold a graduate/post graduate degree with any of the following:10+2+4/10+2+5/10+2+3+2 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).
For SC/ ST and Person with Disabilities (PwD) category candidates, the qualifying marks for eligibility shall be 55% or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale.
The CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks, even if the degree awarding Institute provides marks in CGPA system. Their admission will be based on the CGPA awarded in the transcript. If the CGPA is on a different scale other than 10, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.
Candidates, who are in the final year, are also eligible to apply provided they appear in the final examination and complete other academic requirements as specified above by May 31, 2019.
For such cases, admission will be provisional subject to submission of final mark sheet by October 31, 2019.
A candidate's final score for selection is calculated on the basis of Table1, which indicates the criteria and their weights to be used for the final selection to PGDBA for the batch 2019-21.
Table 1: Criteria and weights for final selection to PGDBA | |
Criterion | Weights |
Written Test | 40 |
Personal interview (PI) | 40 |
Points for Class X marks (Details shown in Table 2) | 07 |
Points for Class XII marks (Details shown in Table 2) | 07 |
Work experience (Details shown in Table 3) | 06 |
Total | 100 |
The method of allotting points for Class X and Class XII percentage based on aggregate marks is given in Table 2 below:
Table 2: Points for Class X and Class XII marks* | |||
Class X Marks (in %) | Points | Class XII Marks (in %) | Points |
x > 90 | 7 | x > 90 | 7 |
85 < x<=90 | 6 | 85 < x <= 90 | 6 |
80 < x <= 85 | 5 | 80 < x <= 85 | 5 |
75 < x <= 80 | 4 | 75 < x <= 80 | 4 |
70 < x <= 75 | 3 | 70 < x <= 75 | 3 |
65 < x < =70 | 2 | 65 < x < =70 | 2 |
60 <= x < = 65 | 1 | 60 <= x < = 65 | 1 |
x < 60 | 0 | x < 60 | 0 |
Table 3: Points for work experience in completed months | |
Months | Points |
x > 60 | 4 |
24 < x <= 60 | 6 |
0 < x <= 24 | 3 |
x=0 | 0 |
Syllabus for Written Test
Section A: Verbal Ability (Reading & Comprehension; Grammar/correction of sentences) and Logical Reasoning
Section B:(i) Data Interpretation: Data driven questions (pie charts, graphs, trends)
(ii) Quantitative Aptitude: Sets, combinatorics, Algebra (solutions of quadratic equations,
inequalities, simultaneous linear equations, binomial theorem, series, AP, GP, HP,
matrices) Euclidean geometry, Coordinate geometry (lines, circles, conic sections)
Trigonometry (triangles, trigonometric identities, heights and distances) Calculus
(functions, limits, continuity, derivative, maxima & minima, methods of integration,
evaluation of areas using integration).
Mobile phones, calculators, books, charts, graph sheets, tables or any other communication and/or computing devices are NOT allowed in the examination hall.
Cities for Written Test and Personal Interview:
Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai
Reservation Policy
As per Government of India stipulations for SC/ST/OBC (NCL) and Person with Disabilities (PwD) candidates. In case of OBC-NCL, the certificate must be issued on or after 01 April 2018.