Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993, with the help of a distinguished alumnus & a life time Fellow of the Institute, Mr. Vinod Gupta (B. Tech. 1967), the former CEO and Chairman of InfoGROUP (previously known as InfoUSA) whose generous endowment of 2 Million US Dollars was matched by liberal support from the Government of India. The mission of the school is to develop outstanding management professionals capable?of playing leadership roles in their chosen careers in organisations in different sectors of the economy, especially in technology-driven and knowledge based industries that are characterized by high degrees of globalisation, dynamism, complexity and innovativeness. The school offers a Doctoral programme in management (PhD) and an MBA programme for working executives over weekends in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. The school also regularly organizes guest lectures, Mangement Development Programmes (MDPs) and training programs for educators in India and abroad. The school also offers a unique need-based scholarship to its students with the sole aim to ensure access of deserving students to world class management training. Highly qualified faculty with outstanding academic credentials and diverse industrial/consultancy experience associate with colleagues in India and abroad to provide the best possible learning environment to our students. Faculty also contribute to the knowledge base through their research and consultancy projects with their partners in the industry and academics. Now, more than two decades after its inception, the school has grown holistically, winning several accolades and setting up new benchmarks for excellence. As a part of the world renowned IIT Kharagpur system, the school enjoys access to state of the art infrastructure, one of the most well equipped libraries in the country, and a very large, well established network of alumni. Please visit our beautiful campus and meet us to know more. You are also welcome to contact us at +91.3222.282297 for more information.??
Founded more than a quarter of a century ago as the first management school in IIT system with the generous support by an illustrious alumnus, Vinod Gupta School of Management has grown to its present level of maturity on its continuous path of improvement. With untiring effort, unceasing support, knowledge and leadership of its highly-qualified and faculty and motivated students and researchers, the School stand today as one of first five best-ranked management institutes in the country.
The School offer a number of well-designed education and training programmes, such as full-time MBA, Executive MBA for industry professionals and numerous short- and long-duration training programmes for organizations in different sectors of the national economy. A unique collaborative educational programme, that is highly-relevant in today's business and organizational context, called Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA), the School offer for a select group of students jointly with ISI, Kolkata and IIMC, Kolkata. Promoting a personalized learning for students and researchers and self-development in knowledge in the sate-of-the-art problem solving approaches among faculty of the School, a long-standing collaboration with internationally-acclaimed management schools exists for promoting joint research and exchange programmes for students and faculty
Over the years, the placement record of the students and the researchers of the School remain excellent. With growing illustrious alumni, a strong relationship exists among industries, multinational companies and the School. The strong foundation thus created would help the School grow and reach to greater heights of success in coming years.
Professor V N Achutha Naikan