| 23 Dec 2016 1140 ISTKSOM is one of the most progressive B-Schools in the country and has been consistently ranked amongst top-5 MBA colleges in Eastern India
KIIT School of Management (KSOM), a part of the prestigious KIIT University, has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. KIIT School of Management (KSOM) was founded in 1993 and since then more than 4000 students have passed out of this esteemed campus.
KSOM is one of the most progressive B-Schools in the country and has been consistently ranked amongst top-5 MBA colleges in Eastern India. 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.
KIIT School of Management (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.
KSOM strives to create one of the best MBA experience for its students with top-class faculty, continuously updated curriculum, industry-oriented pedagogy and world-class infrastructure. KSOM boasts of more than 50% faculty from top premier institutes like IIMs, XLRI and IITs. The student to faculty ratio of 10:1 is one of the highest in the country.
At KSOM students are provided experiential learning through classroom instructions, case discussions, group assignments and presentations, live projects, demonstrations, workshops, industry visits, simulations games and jointly working with the industry on courses through partnership and tie-ups. On an average, KSOM organizes more than one corporate event per week, thereby ensuring an unmatched industry exposure to all its students. KSOM is spread over a 35-Acre lush green fully wi-fi campus and some of its key facilities include air conditioned class rooms, hostels for all inmates, computer labs, gyms and swimming pools.
All this has resulted in an impeccable placement track record for the institute. KSOM consistently places more than 95% students each year. Over 100 recruiters visit KSOM every year and the list of companies visiting KSOM includes reputed organizations like TCS, Dell, Delloitte, Yes Bank, ITC and Colgate Palmolive – to name a few . The differentiating factor about KSOM placements is that the students are able to find roles of their choices in diverse sectors/industries like investment banking, retail banking, IT, FMCG and retail. Every year the international offers made to students add to the highlights of placement process. The highest salary offered last year was Rs. 14.8 lacs and average salary for the batch was Rs. 5 lacs.
Application Process and Important Dates
KSOM is currently offering admissions for its MBA 2017-19 batch. Interested students can apply to KSOM after taking either the KIITEE-Management - a separate national level examination conducted by KSOM - or one of other National Level tests such as CAT/MAT/GMAT/ATMA/CMAT/XAT. The last date to apply for MAT Sep 2016 test takers is December 31. However, if you wish to appear in KIITEE-Management, you need to submit application latest by January 21, 2017. KIITEE Management 2017 shall be held from January 29 to 31, 2017. You can apply for admission at KSOM through offline as well as online mode. You can find more details by visiting the link - http://ksom.ac.in/programs/mba-full-time/apply-to-mba/.
Application form and prospectus is available on payment of application fee of Rs.1250/- at:
Application fee needs to be paid in cash/demand draft drawn in favor of “KIIT School of Management”, payable at Bhubaneswar. Candidates can also apply by downloading the application form from www.ksom.ac.in/kiiteem or alternatively they can get application form with prospectus by post. The Demand Draft along with the filled in and signed application form needs to be sent to - Chairperson, Admissions, KIIT School of Management, Campus – 7, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar – 751024 .
Online application process
Candidates can also apply online by clicking on www.ksom.ac.in/kiitee. Student needs to complete all formalities online, including payment of Application Fee of Rs. 1250/- through Credit / Debit cards or bank transfer.
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.
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.
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 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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