Vinod Gupta School of Management VGSOM

Vinod Gupta School of Management VGSOM
City Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Phone +91 3222 282295 / 282297 / 278027
Fax +91 3222 283874 / 278027
Email [email protected]
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Vinod Gupta School Of Management was founded in 1993 when IIT Kharagpur realized the need for IITs to produce managers who could lead organizations in a dynamic technological environment where change is a way of life. Founded with a generous contribution of Mr Vinod Gupta, founder Infocom, USA along with an equally generous support from Government of India,VGSOM started functioning with a batch size of 30 students. Over the years VGSOM has grown heaps and bounds and now attracts the best management talent in the country. We have been consistently ranked as one of the best management institutions in India and envision to become one of the best management institutes in the world.Please read on to know more about us.


VGSOM came into existance in 1993 when IIT Kharagpur realized the increased importance to impart managerial skills to the best engineers of the country.Modelled on the Sloan School Of Managment,MIT,USA VGSOM has in a short span of about 15 years already become one of the best management institutes of the country.Founded with a generous of Mr Vinod Gupta,ex CEO,infoGROUP,USA (IIT Kharagpur,1967 batch)along with equal support from Government Of India,the school started classes with a small batch of about 30 students.Over the years VGSOM has grown leaps and bounds and is now the largest B School within the IIT system.

The foundation stone of the School building was laid in 1994 by the then president of India,Mr Shankar Dyal Sharma .The School moved to the new building in December of 1996.Over the years the school has moved beyond the sphere of regular MBA programme.The school regularly organizes a no. of seminar,MDP programmes and workshops for managers and other management teachers across the world.The School has to its credit many consultancy and sponsored projects which helped in the ultimate aim of social progress of the country.In a step to move beyond traditional borders,VGSOM tied up with the Royal Danish Embassy,Dhaka in 2000 to provide MDP programmes for mid level managers in Bangladesh.Since then the institute has been regularly organising MDP programmes and seminars to cater various needs of industry.


Realizing the need for Indian armed forces officers to learn the nuances of modern day management,VGSOM tied up with the Indian Army and Air force to provide special MBA programmes for the officers.The Institute has provided various flexible and core management programmes to cater the needs of the armed forces.Besides special programmes Indian Army and Air force also have the option to study with VGSOM students in its flagship MBM programme.The healthy mix of armed and civilian population learning together in the same class gives a whole new dimension to management education.Over the years a no. of officers who passed out from VGSOM are doing brilliantly in their professional life and serving the nation in the best possible way.

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) is the first Business School amongst the IITs established with a generous endowment of US$ 2 million from one of the distinguished Alumni of IIT Khargpur, Mr. Vinod Gupta, President & CEO, INFO USA, and liberal support of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India.

Keeping the tradition and academic excellence of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, the School aims at imparting management education of highest standard, comparable to the best in the world, to graduate engineers and master degree holders in Science, Economics, and selected social sciences who intend to take up challenges of managing industries and organisations of their choice at higher decision making levels by adding value to their knowledge and skills. Besides master of business management, the School offers Ph.D. level research programmes in functional areas of management, and several Executive Development Programmes for the benefit of practising engineers and managers. To cope with the problems of globalisation of Indian economy and the challenges of managing international business, the School has faculty and students exchange programmes with leading Business Schools abroad. The students are also encouraged to do their Dissertation Projects abroad. The School being an integral part of IIT Kharagpur has natural technological advantages and access to its resources (infrastructure, library, computers, etc.) The academic programmes of the School have the same depth and rigour as other programmes in science, engineering and humanities of the Institute.

The School has highly qualified faculty members in the areas of finance, economics, operations and production management, marketing, computer information systems, strategic management and international management. In addition, faculty resources from other departments of the Institute are normally drawn upon for particular specializations. Distinguished visiting scholars and speakers from industry are invited to address the students. The faculty of the School are engaged in not only teaching in the MBA and doctoral programmes but also research and consultancy assignments, as well as developing and offering short-term courses for practicing executives.

Vinod Gupta School of Management,
Indian Institute of Technology,
India - 721302.

Phone : +91 3222 282295 / 282297 / 278027

Fax : +91 3222 283874 / 278027

[email protected]

Vinod Gupta School of Management VGSOM offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

Masters Degree Courses

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA)

View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree
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