KIIT School of Management (Bhubaneswar): MBA Admission Process for 2017

Saturday, January 02 2016, 06:00 AM
KSOM Bhubaneswar has been consistently ranked amongst top 5 MBA colleges in Eastern India and is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE
KSOMs learn, experience and adapt structure ensures that students seamlessly fit into any role they are assigned on job

KIIT School of Management (KSOM) has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. It was founded in 1993 with a vision to create a trend setting centre for business education, where young minds are provided the right balance of classroom learning and practical exposure to become successful professionals and inspiring leaders. Since 1993, more than 4000 students have passed out of this esteemed campus. Today, as part of the prestigious KIIT University, KIIT School of Management (KSOM) has delivered on that vision. It has extended its area of influence from Eastern India to the whole country and already has many impressive achievements to its credit. KSOM, as an institution, believes in making business education highly relevant through constant course updates, regular industries interaction, hands-on exposure, faculty with right mix of industry and academic experience and more importantly a deep sense of responsibility to the society at large.

KSOM has been consistently ranked amongst top-5 MBA colleges in Eastern India. KSOM is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE. In a recent development KSOM has been recently awarded Life Membership by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia.  KIIT University has the distinction of being the youngest institute ever in the country to be declared a University and has been awarded NAAC Accreditation in ‘A’ grade. 

MBA 2017 Admission Application Process and Important Dates

KSOM is currently offering admissions for its MBA 2017-19 batch. Students can apply to KSOM after taking either of the following examinations:

KIITEE-Management – a national level examination conducted by KSOM
KIITEE Management – 2017 is KSOM’s own national level entrance examination conducted across 15 cities in India. It’s a computer-based test. Based on the scores obtained in the examination, candidates will be called for GD/PI. You can find more information on the exam, fees etc. by downloading the KIITEE Bulletin from KSOM website or by clicking here.

A student can apply through online mode by filling up application form and by paying application fee online. The link for applying online is as follows:

Candidates applying through online mode would be required to submit copies of their mark sheets and other supporting documents at a later stage, as instructed by KSOM. Online payment can be done through credit card, debit card and online bank transfers. All relevant details are provided supported at the online payment site itself.

Alternatively, students can apply through offline mode as well, by filling up the physical form and sending it to “Chairperson, Admissions, KIIT School of Management, Campus – 7, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar – 751024”. Students applying through offline mode need to send a Demand Draft of Rs. 1250/-, drawn in favor of “KIIT School of Management” payable at Bhubaneswar, along with the application form. Name and Address of the candidate needs to be mentioned on the reverse of the Demand Draft. The application form can be downloaded by clicking here. The application form and prospectus is also available on payment of application fee of Rs.1250/- at:

  • Chairperson, Admissions, KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar
  • Information Centre, KIIT University, Chintan Building, Campus IV, Bhubaneswar
  • Director Admissions, KIIT University, Koel Campus, Bhubaneswar

Important dates related to KIITEE Management Test are

Last Date of Receiving Completed Forms

January 21, 2017

Dates of Entrance Exam

January 29 -31, 2017

Publication of Result

February 4, 2017

Applying through Other National Test Scores (CAT / MAT / CMAT/ GMAT / XAT)

Students who have taken CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT or ATMA can also apply to KSOM with a valid score. The test should have been taken for the relevant admission year, e.g. CAT-2016 or XAT-2017 score can only be used for 2017 MBA Admission.  The process of application is similar to KIITEE management application process.

Students applying through national tests also have both the option of applying online as well as offline. The link for applying online is
Students can download the offline form by clicking here. For applying offline students need to fill up the form and send it to “Chairperson, Admissions, KIIT School of Management, Campus – 7, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar – 751024”. Students applying through offline mode need to send a Demand Draft of Rs. 1250/-, drawn in favor of “KIIT School of Management” payable at Bhubaneswar, along with the application form. Name and Address of the candidate needs to be mentioned on the reverse of the Demand Draft. Last Date of Receiving Application Forms for December MAT 2016 is Jan 31, 2017.

KSOM Edge – An Elegant MBA
With a legacy of 23 years, KSOM is one of the oldest B-schools offering quality management education. KSOM’s learn, experience and adapt structure ensures that students seamlessly fit into any role they are assigned on job. Continuous industry exposure and practical experience ensures that students are industry-ready by the time they join the business world at the end of the MBA program.

Accreditation and Rank
KSOM’s MBA program is approved by UGC and AICTE. It has been rated in “A” grade by NAAC, recognizing the high quality of education that the institution stands for. Most ranking agencies rank KSOM within the best 50 B-schools of India. KSOM has been consistently ranked as one of the best B-schools of Eastern India, year after year.

Ranked 5th in Eastern India, 38th across India, as per Outlook B School Ranking 2016; Ranked 1st in Eastern India, 14th across India, as per Outlook Money Best MBA Finance Ranking 2016; Careers360 has recently ranked KSOM as the second best B-School in Odisha with AAA+ Rating; Ranked 33rd best Private B School in India, as per Business World Ranking 2016; Ranked 4th in Eastern India, 40th across India, 25th amongst private colleges as per Times B School Ranking 2016

KSOM has an impeccable record of achieving good placements every year. All eligible students with acceptable CGPA secure a placement. Average placement over the last couple of years has been 100%. Many global prestigious companies in private and public sector regularly visit the campus to recruit KSOM students. More than 100 reputed organizations like, Aircel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Café Coffee Day and Bluestar pick up close to 300 students each year. Among comparable colleges, the institution is one of the best B-schools for placement in India. Our salary level at Rs. 5 lacs average per annum is far better than most other private B-schools. Last year the placement highlight included international offers as well as highest salary of Rs. 14.8 lacs per annum.  Students are provided constant support and faculty as well as corporate mentoring helps them get placed in companies of their choice in diverse sectors/industries like investment banking, retail banking, IT, FMCG and retail.

Academics, Faculty and Corporate Interactions

 KSOM is known for its high quality academics. KSOM Places significant emphasis on attracting and retaining the best quality faculty. With a teacher to student ratio of 1:10 and more than 50% faculties hailing from IIMs and other premium B-schools, few MBA institutions match KSOM in the quality of faculty., Faculty members are carefully chosen to have the right balance of skills, with a considerable stint in the corporate industry. KSOM uses a very broad mix of teaching/learning techniques which includes-lectures by instructor, case studies, individual research projects, group projects, classroom discussions, videos shown in class, classroom presentations by students, computerized learning assignments and reading textbooks. The school also provides a forum for students to develop general business knowledge and exposes them to a wide variety of speakers, presentations, and events.

With 50+ industry interactions annually, KSOM students are exposed to an industry exposure once a week on an average. KSOM organizes three National Conclaves in the domains of HR, Marketing and Finance. Apart from this, there are several events in a year, including seminar talks, workshops, guest lectures and industry visits. This keeps students updated with current business trends, the key to success for any management education. A key differentiating initiative of KSOM has been Corporate Mentorship, where students are assigned corporate mentors who prepare students for placements and future career.

Campus Life and Infrastructure

Campus life at KSOM is abuzz with life. The expansive 35 acre campus of KSOM facilitates the conducting of all student activities and makes the 2 year stay at KSOM, a memorable one. The campus contains large playgrounds, cafes, pools, fountains, open air amphitheatre, rock garden, auditorium, gallery classrooms, various play courts, variety of indoor games, seminar and conference rooms. The campus has world-class multimedia classrooms, a 4 storied library block, separate hostels for boys and girls and much more. The school provides 24×7 medical facilities through KIMS multi-specialty hospital. Hostels rooms are spacious having T.V. lounge, indoor games room. Numerous co-curricular and extra-curricular activities by enthusiastic students makes every day exciting and eventful.

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