IIT Roorkee, a premier public technical and research university located in Uttarakhand, has invited applications from eligible students for a two-year regular residential Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. The course, spread over two academic years, is divided into eight terms. Students will be enabled with knowledge of the core management concepts and techniques in the first year which is, after that, upgraded to advanced knowledge and practicing skills in the areas of specialization opted for by the students in the final year, says the IIT Roorkee website.
95 seats are currently available in the MBA programme, and there will be reservations as allowed by the rules of the Government of India. Interviews for the shortlisted students will be held in March 2021 in IIT Roorkee; however, due to the pandemic situation interviews may be conducted online based on the travel situation at the time.
Who can Apply for the MBA Programme at IIT Roorkee?
The application process is open to graduates or a professional qualification equivalent to that of a university degree recognized by UGC, in any discipline with minimum 60% marks for the general category and 55% for SC, ST and PD. Final year students of relevant undergraduate programs who have completed the requirements of qualifying examination can also apply.
CAT 2020 score will be taken under consideration while shortlisting candidates. However, IIT graduates who have been admitted through JEE Advance scores with a CGPA 7.0 or above on 10 point scale are exempted from the requirement of CAT 2020 score, and will be called for direct interview. For other graduates, a merit list will be prepared based on the following criteria: CAT score carries 60 percent weightage, personal interview carries 30 percent weightage, and work experience carries 10 percent weightage.
How to Apply for the MBA Programme at IIT Roorkee?
Candidates who have the required eligibility criteria need to submit online applications before 3 February 2021. An online application fee of Rs 1600 for general, OBC, and general-EWS candidates and Rs 800 for other candidates needs to be paid. Some of the documents that need to be uploaded are recent photograph, candidate’s signature, CAT score card, educational certificates and so on. Those who wish to know more about the MBA programme at IIT Roorkee may visit the official website for details.