VGSOM Cutoff 2023: Check Cut-off List, Selection Process

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VGSOM Cutoff 2023: The Vinod Gupta School of Management every year releases the cutoff list after the commencement of the MBA entrance exam. The latest VGSOM Cutoff list consists of names of all the candidates who have secured the required marks and now will be allotted seats for management courses at VGSOM IIT Kharagpur.

VGSOM IIT Kharagpur offers admission to a two-year residential programme after which students are offered guaranteed placements at reputed organizations and companies in managerial positions. Check this article for more information about the VGSOM cutoff 2023.

Institution NameVGSOM IIT Kharagpur
Full FormVinod Gupta School of Management IIT Kharagpur
Courses AvailableMBA (Master in Business Administration)
Seats Available200
Academic Calendar2022-25
Official Website

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VGSOM Cutoff 2023

As one of the renowned Business Schools in India, VGSOM IIT Kharagpur recently concluded the admission process for management courses for the academic calendar 2023-25. VGSOM Cutoff usually falls around 75%. All the candidates who cleared the minimum qualifying marks in the CAT exam and appeared for the personal interview rounds must know the basis for attaining the VGSOM cutoff.

The deserving candidates are shortlisted by calculating their scores in the entrance exam and their personal interviews. The IIT Kharagpur has made it mandatory for all candidates to appear for the CAT if they wish to pursue an MBA course at VGSOM. Based on all these conditions, a minimum cutoff score is released, which differs on the basis of reservation criteria. Check the table below to understand the variables of the VGSOM Cutoff.

ActivitiesWeightage (%)
Application Rating20
CAT Score40 (VARC – 20%; DILR – 10%; QA – 10%)
Personal Interview (PI)40

*Note – VARC = Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension; DILR = Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning; and QA = Quantitative Aptitude.

As per the selection criteria of the IIT Kharagpur, female candidates are awarded with an additional 10 marks.

The VGSOM Cutoff list has separate qualification marks for each category. The table below highlights all the details of the VGSOM cut-off 2023 category division.

CategoriesCAT Percentile
General (Unreserved)90
OBC – Non-Creamy 80
Scheduled Castes (SC)75
Scheduled Tribes (ST)75
Persons with Disabilities (PwD)75

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VGSOM Selection Process

The VGSOM selection process for admission to MBA programs is a two-step process. All the candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in CAT will be called for an online Personal Interview (PI) round. The officials of the IIT Kharagpur release the final list of selected candidates on the basis of a cumulative score of the application rating (AR), percentile in CAT 2022, and the online personal interview process. Here are some important points to keep in mind. 

  1. Candidates’ CAT scores are added to their application rating (AR) by dividing the scaled CAT score by 198 and multiplying it by 20. 
  2. All the female candidates are given additional 4 marks for Gender Diversity Factor (GDF). 
  3. The application ratings include the candidate’s academic performance in High School (10th Class), Higher Secondary (12th Class), Undergraduate (bachelor’s degree) and Postgraduate (master’s degree, if any), and professional experience (if any). 

Check the table given below for more details.

Percentages in ClassesRating Scores
85 to 100% in 10th Standard3 (A)
75 to 85% in 10th Standard2 (A)
65 to 75% in 10th Standard1 (A)
85 to 100% in 12th Standard4 (B)
75 to 85% in 12th Standard3 (B)
65 to 75% in 12th Standard2 (B)
55 to 65% in 12th Standard1 (B)

Candidates’ performance in bachelor’s courses like B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Pharma/ Dual degree BTech-MTech/ Dual degree BTech – MSc will be given a separate rating for the calculation of their application rating; Rating Score C.


What is the duration of the MBA course at VGSOM?

MBA at VGSOM is a two-year program, which is offered to candidates who appeared for the CAT 2022.

Is there any scholarship for meritorious students for MBA programs at VGSOM?

There is no scholarship scheme to study MBA programs at VGSOM.

How is the VGSOM cutoff list released?

The officials of the IIT Kharagpur release the VGSOM cutoff after the commencement of the Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The cutoff depends on the candidate’s performance in the CAT, and PI rounds, and their academic performance (10th, 12th and Undergraduate).

VGSOM is the management course branch of IIT Kharagpur, where admissions are offered to eligible students in MBA programs. Candidates who are interested in studying an MBA course at VGSOM must understand how the cutoff list is released and what is the selection process.

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