MBA from IITs - PI Shortlists 2024 Out; Lower Cut Offs, Fees; Check Admission and Selection Process

MBA from IITs - PI Shortlists 2024 Out; Lower Cut Offs, Fees; Check Admission and Selection Process

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Updated on Feb 20, 2024 12:03 IST

IIT MBA admission 2024 is underway and PI shortlists have been declared. Some of IITs are ranked among top 10 in India for MBA programme. Yes, the IIT offers MBA programmes and many aspirants prefer them over IIMs or other top MBA colleges as they have lower fees and lower cutoffs. Know all about MBA from IITs including, application dates, fees, eligibility, CAT cut offs, rankings and placements.

IIT MBA admission 2022

MBA from IITs 2024 - MBA courses offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) are very popular among management aspirants. Many aspirants opt for MBA from IITs over newer IIMs or other top MBA colleges as the IITs hold a good record in MBA rankings, placements and Return on Investment (ROI). Low fees and low CAT cut offs are also major reasons for students choosing IITs for an MBA course over a popular but private B-School.

Out of 23 IITs, seven institutes offer various MBA programmes through their respective Departments of Management Studies. All these seven IITs are ranked among top 50 MBA institutes in India. While, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are ranked among top 10 in the NIRF-MHRD ranking of best MBA institutes in India, other four IITs are ranked among top 50 MBA institutes in India.

For admission to 2024 MBA batch, the application process at IITs was held in Ianuary and the interview shortists have been declared in February 2024. The interview rounds will be held in April 2024. Candidates can check their MBA 2024 shortlist status for IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Chennai, IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur at their respective websites ( links shared in the table further below on this page).

While the MBA admission process for these IITs is common, the courses, fee and placements are different. In this article, you will read all about MBA from IITs, including dates, selection process, eligibility, fees, ranking and latest placement data.

MBA from IITs

Admission Process

MBA from IITs: Admission/Application Dates 2024

Application process for admission to MBA programmes will be online. The application window will open for all the IIT MBA courses and institutes. The below table indicates tentative application dates and GD-WAT-PI schedule of IIT MBA admissions 2024:

IIT

MBA Application Dates

GD-PI-WAT Dates

PI Shortlist Link 

IIT Delhi

Started (last date January 31, 2024)

March 2024

Click here

IIT Bombay

Started (last date January 31, 2024)

March 2024

Click here

IIT Kharagpur 

Started (last date February 12, 2024)

March 2024

Click here

IIT Roorkee 

January second week to January last week 2024

March 2024

To be updated

IIT Madras

Started

March 2024

Click here

 IIT Kanpur 

Started 

March 2024

Click here

IIT-ISM Dhanbad 

Started (last date January 31, 2024)

March 2024

To be updated

IIT Jodhpur 

Started

March 2024

To be updated

Why MBA from IITs?

MBA aspirants may ask, “why pursue an MBA degree from an engineering institute?” There are many reasons why one should considered pursuing MBA from IITs; some of them are listed below:

  • CAT percentile required for admission to IITs is much lower than that required for IIMs and other top MBA colleges in India. For example, IIT Delhi MBA cut off is 98 percentile while IIT Bombay MBA cut off is 97 percentile, much below than that of IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Indore and others.
  • All the seven IITs offering MBA are ranked among to 50 MBA institutes in India (2023) by NIRF-MHRD - IIT Delhi (Rank 5), IIT Bombay (Rank 10), IIT Kharagpur (Rank 14), IIT Madras (Rank 15), IIT Roorkee (Rank 18), IIT Kanpur (Rank 23) and IIT-ISM Dhanbad (Rank 44).
  • The IITs offer niche and upcoming MBA specialisations such as Business Analytics (IIT-IMS Dhanbad) and MBA Telecom (IIT Delhi).
  • Average fees of MBA courses at IITs is under INR 10 lakh. The fee is to be paid in instalments, semester-wise. There are provisions of scholarships and education loans too.
  • Average salary offered to students graduating from these institutes is INR 13 lakh per annum. Since, there isn't much gap between the fees and average salary offered in campus placements, the return of investment or the ROI of the MBA degree is good.

MBA from IITs 2024: Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

Of these seven institutes, only three institutes – IIT Delhi, IIT Madras and IIT Kharagpur – admit students from non-engineering background for its MBA programmes, while others accept applications from candidates with Engineering/Science/Commerce backgrounds. Check below, eligibility criteria and selection process of IIT MBA courses:

MBA from IIT

Eligibility Criteria

Selection Process

IIT Delhi MBA

MBA

  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 60% aggregate (6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale) for General category candidates
  • Minimum 55% aggregate for SC/ST candidates (5.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale)

MBA-Telecom

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ Agriculture Engineering

or

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical/Chemical/Mathematical Sciences like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Electronic Science, Environmental Science, Operations Research, Computational/Information Science, Agriculture or Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Economics/CA/ICWA
  • Minimum 60% aggregate (6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale) for General candidates & 55% aggregate for SC/ST candidates (5.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale)

Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

IIT Bombay MBA

  • A four-year bachelor’s or master’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate (55% in case of SC/ST category) or a minimum CGPA of 6.5 (6 for SC/ST category) out of 10

or

  • CA/ICWA with bachelor’s degree minimum 60% aggregate (55% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) or a minimum CPI of 6.5 (6 in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) out of 10

Written Ability Test and Personal Interview

IIT Kharagpur MBA

  • Bachelor’s degree of minimum 4-year duration in Engineering,
    Technology, Pharmacy, Medicine, or similar disciplines
  • Master’s degree in Science/Economics/Commerce (with Mathematics or
    Statistics at Bachelor’s level)
  • Minimum 60% aggregate or CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale for GE/NC-OBC candidates
  • Minimum 55% aggregate or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PwD candidates

Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

IIT Roorkee MBA

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline of Engineering  or Technology

or

  • Master’s degree in any discipline

Written Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

IIT Madras MBA

  • Graduate with minimum 60% aggregate (General category)
  • Graduate with minimum 55% aggregate (SC/ST/PwD)

Written Ability Test and Personal Interview

IIT Kanpur MBA

  • BTech, BSc Engineering, BE or B Arch, BSc with Maths, MSc with Maths, MA in Economics with Maths
  • Minimum 65% aggregate (CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale) for General category & minimum 55% aggregate (CGPA 5.5 on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST category students

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

IIT-ISM Dhanbad MBA

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate or CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 (General category) and minimum 55% aggregate or CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST/PD

Written Ability Test and Personal Interview

IIT Jodhpur

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate or CGPA of 6.0 out of 10 (General category) and minimum 55% aggregate or CGPA of 5.5 for SC/ST/PD

Candidates have to send a recorded video clipping of their introduction with:

  • Why you want to join MBA programme at SME, IIT Jodhpur?
  • Tell us about any incident where you have shown leadership / empathy / team skills

CAT Cut off for IIT MBA Admission 2024

The IITs accept CAT score for admission to MBA courses. Given below is the table for CAT cut off for General category students. For Reserved category student, the cut off percentile in much lower.

Qualifying CAT cut off for IIT MBA Admission

IIT  

MBA Cut Off (General Category)

MBA Cut Off (SC/ST/PD Category)

IIT Madras

NA

NA

IIT Kharagpur

90 percentile

75 percentile

IIT Bombay

90 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Delhi

90 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Kanpur

85 percentile

75 percentile

IIT Roorkee

90 percentile

70 percentile

IIT Dhanbad (ISM)

80 percentile

60 percentile

IIT Jodhpur

Direct admission to candidates with 98 percentile and above

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Final CAT Cut off for IIT MBA Admission

The table below mentions expected CAT 2023 cut offs (final) for MBA admission to IIT's Management department. These cut offs are mere estimations and the actual cut offs could be higher. 

IIT

CAT Cut Offs 2023

IIT Delhi

98 percentile

97percentile

IIT Bombay

98.5 percentile

IIT Kharagpur

90 percentile

IIT Roorkee

94.6 percentile

IIT Madras

96 percentile

IIT Kanpur

95 percentile

IIT-ISM Dhanbad

80 percentile

Check CAT cut offs and predict calls from IIMs and Non-IIMs accepting CAT score for admission. Check Fees, Placement Reviews, Admission, Shortlist Criteria and Eligibility of all CAT participating colleges by clicking the link below:

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MBA from IITs 2024: Courses, Seat Intake, Fees and Average Salary Offered

IIT MBA programmes are offered by their Departments of Management Studies. Given below table indicates MBA courses, total number of seats, tuition fees and average salary offered in campus placement, at each institute.

IIT

MBA Course

Seat Intake

Tuition Fees*
(Approx.)

*Average Salary

IIT Madras-Department of Management Studies

MBA

68

INR 8.00 lakh

INR 12.44 lakh

IIT Kharagpur-Vinod Gupta School of Management

MBA

140

INR 10.51 lakh

INR 17.42 lakh

IIT Kharagpur

MHRM

--

INR 3.00 lakh

INR 11.23 lakh

IIT Bombay- Shailesh J Mehta School of Management

MBA

120

INR 8.73 lakh

INR 20.80 lakh

IIT Delhi-Department of Management Studies

MBA and MBA (Telecom)

115

MBA: INR 9.60 lakh

MBA (Telecom): INR 8. 80 lakh

INR 18.47 lakh

IIT Kanpur - Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME)

MBA

78

INR 4.14 lakh

INR 11.20 lakh

IIT Roorkee-Department of Management Studies (DoMS)

 

MBA

95

INR 8.00 lakh

INR 9.18 lakh

IIT Dhanbad (ISM) - Department of Management Studies

MBA

62

INR 3.40 lakh

INR 8.00 lakh

IIT Jodhpur

MBA

80

INR 8.00 Lakh

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*Tuition fees and average salary figures are taken from the latest data available.

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FAQs on MBA from IITs

Q: Which IITs offer MBA programmes?

A: MBA/PGDM courses are offered by the following IITs:

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT-ISM Dhanbad
  • IIT Jodhpur

Q: Are IITs good for pursuing MBA?

A: Yes, IITs are a very good option to pursue an MBA programme. In fact, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee and IIT Kanpur are ranked among top 50 MBA institutes in India by the MHRD-NIRF. The IITs are well reputed and government aided and have good placement records.

Q: How can I get admission into IIT for MBA?

A: For admission into IITs for MBA, the candidate will have to appear for CAT exam. The common admission test conducted by the IIM for MBA/PGDM admissions in India. The IIT MBA selection criteria includes 95+ CAT score, Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

Q: Does IIT admit only their own students in MBA courses?

A: No, any CAT qualifier can apply for admission to MBA courses offered by the IITs. They need to fill an application form released after CAT result declaration. Minimum cut off in Graduation for being eligible for an IIT MBA course is 60 per cent in aggregate.

Q: Which it the best IIT for MBA?

A: According to the latest NIRF-MHRD ranking 2023, IIT Delhi is best for MBA. The institute has been ranked No. 5, below IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta in the 2023 rankings. Also Read: Top Management Institutes in India: NIRF Rankings 2023 

Q: Do IITs offer campus placements for MBA students?

A: Yes, the institutes have placement cells, which facilitate industry student interaction, summer internship and campus placements. The average salary offer at IITs for MBA graduates is between INR 10 to 13 lakh per annum.

Q: Is the MBA degree offered by IITs only for Engineers?

A: No, the MBA degree offered by IITs are open to candidates from all academic backgrounds. For admission, the candidates need to meet the selection criteria prescribed by that particular IIT. Aspirants from other institutes can also apply for admission to IITs' MBA programmes.

Q: Which MBA entrance test score is accepted by IITs?

A: The IITs accept CAT score for admission into MBA programmes. No other entrance exam score is valid for admission to IITs. The candidates must appear for CAT 2024 exam, if they wish to pursue MBA from top IITs in the year 2025. The CAT 2024 will be held on November 24, 2024.

Q: When does the MBA application process begin in IITs?

A: The IITs begin MBA application process in the first week of January after the declaration of CAT exam result. The application process is online and ends by January 31 of every year. The application fee is INR 1,000.

Q: Are IIT MBA cut offs higher than IIM cut offs?

A: No, the CAT cut off for admission to MBA courses at IITs is lower than top IIMs. IIT cut offs for MBA are usually between 95-98 percentile. For candidates belonging to reserved categories, the cut off is lower. 

Q: What is the fees of MBA programme at IITs?

A: The course fee of MBA programmes at IITs is between INR 4 lakh to INR 10 lakh. The fee is to be paid installments semester wise. The institutes also provide scholarships to meritorious students. 

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Jaideep

2 months ago

IIT Guwahati also started their MBA programme in 2022 . So please add it as well

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Sindhu Mr

2 years ago

What could be the cutoff for IIT Guwahati (new program )?

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Jaideep

2 months ago

Gen-90+ OBC-80+ SC/ST-60+

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sonali sharma

2 years ago

should a 90 percentiler in CAT apply for IITD?

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What is the last date for applying admissions through CAP round for MBA?

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