DMS-IIT Delhi MBA Admission 2021: Last Date – January 31; High RoI B-School with Rs 22+ LPA Placement at Rs 10 Lakh Fee; Check complete 2021 Selection Process


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DMS – IIT Delhi is a highly ranked high RoI B-school with Average Placement of 22+ LPA at a moderate fee of Rs.9.60 lakhs. MBA admission 2021 at IITD is open now and the last day to apply closes on January 31, 2021. CAT 2020 score is the basic shortlisting criterion for admission 2021. DMS IIT Delhi offers MBA admission to the candidates from all disciplines and not the engineering graduates only.
IIT Delhi MBA Admission 2021

Department of Management Studies (DMS) IIT Delhi has opened MBA admission 2021 after declaration of CAT 2020 result as CAT score is the mandatory component in the DMS-IIT Delhi shortlisting criteria. Last year average CAT off was 98+ percentile that includes freshers and candidates with work experience. The deadline to submit online application for MBA admission 2021 at DMS-IIT Delhi is January 31, 2021 Midnight.

DMS IIT Delhi is one of the highly ranked and high RoI B-school with high placements at moderate fee structure. Read this article below to know the key USPs, Eligibility and admission criteria, Fee, Placement, Ranking of Department of Management Studies-IIT Delhi. 

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DMS IIT Delhi MBA: Key Highlights and USPs

  • Top Ranked: DMS IIT Delhi is ranked #8 in the GoI MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020. DMS has been ranked 1st in the Research and Professional Practice category in India by the National Institute Ranking Framework. In QS Star Rating for Excellence 2018,  IIT Delhi is in the top 1 percent of the world’s 18,000 universities that offer an outstanding academic community with a global perspective.
  • Moderate Fee: Two Year MBA programme fee is Rs.9.60 lakhs at DMS IIT Delhi
  • High Placements: DMS Placements are compatible with top B-schools in India including IIMs, SPJIMR, MDI, FMS among others. Highest Salary in Placement 2020 was Rs. 33 LPA while the Average Salary was Rs.22.69 LPA
  • Top Recruiters: Top Recruiters at DMS IIT Delhi in Placement 2020 included Shell, Amazon, Accenture, Capgemini, EY, GAIL, Deloitte, KPMG, IBM, HSBC, HP, IOC, Cognizant, GE, Wipro among others.
  • International Collaborations: International Relations Committee at DMS IIT Delhi conducts the Global Field Study (GFS) program. It involves the entire batch of full time and executive MBA students travelling to a foreign locale to help them develop a wider perspective of the globally followed business practices
  • Awards & Recognitions: DMS IIT Delhi is a member of International Accreditation Agency AACSB. The B-school is awarded the AASBI (Asian Association of Schools of Business International) award for the top B-School with Significant International Influence 2014; earned Brands Academy Education Excellence Awards 2015; Leadership Award” (2015): Global Conference on Business and Finance – The Institute for Business and Finance Research. ABP News National Education Awards honoured DMS, IIT Delhi with B-School Leadership Award. Big Research honoured DMS, IIT Delhi with best placement among autonomous management institutes in North India
  • Research orientation: DMS IIT Delhi is a research oriented B-school. Extensive research is done for designing courses to respond to current industry issues and continuously revise the contents of the courses. The Department faculty has published over five (5) dozen books and over 1000 papers in various journals and conference volumes.
  • Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty: Central Recruitment of DMS faculty members by IIT Delhi is done to have well-qualified internal faculty complemented by carefully selected adjunct faculty with considerable industry or domain expertise. The faculty has contributed at the highest policy level committees of Government of India (GoI), served on various boards of corporate entities and contributed to industry via consultancy worth 384.4 Lakhs.
  • Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management – DMS collaborates with other departments of IIT Delhi – Electical Engineering (EE), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Mathematics and Mechanical Department – to offer MBA, M.Tech and PhD programme which focus on Telecom Systems Management
  • World class IT infrastructure with a very high computer to student ratio, a rich software repository that facilitates computer aided instructions and enables hands on experience on leading business enterprises.

DMS IIT Delhi MBA Admission 2021: Important Dates

Admission Process
Key Dates
Online Submission of Application Form Starts
January 4, 2021 (After declaration of CAT 2020 Result)
Last Date of Online Application Form Submission
31st January 2021 (Sunday)
Personal Interview (PI) Round
Second Week of March 2021
Declaration of Admission Results 2021
30th April 2021 (Friday) 

DMS IIT Delhi Leadership

Led by Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT DELHI, the DMS IIT Delhi is committed to playing a key role in creating an ambience for the creation of new ideas, knowledge and graduates who will be market leaders of tomorrow. The Department of Management Studies (DMS) is an essential component of this strategy.

Prof. Seema Sharma, Professor & Head of Department of DMS IIT Delhi has key areas of interest as Sustainable Development, Productivity & Efficiency analysis, Renewable Energy Policy Analysis, Socio-economic Analysis among others. Most of her consulting work centers on startups. Apart from consulting assignments, she has done research projects funded by various government agencies such as Indian Council for Social Science and Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), and Khadi and Village Industries (KVIC), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, etc.

Prof Sharma is also working on sustainable development of Rural India under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). She has been awarded Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship Award by IIT Delhi for her contribution to teaching and research. She was also conferred with Best Professor in Economics Award by Hindustan Unilever-BSA-Dewang Mehta Business School Award. 

Programmes Offered
DMS, IIT Delhi provides varied programmes and formats to meet demanding needs for management arena. DMS IIT Delhi offers MBA and MBA (Telecom) programmes. Both are 2 years full time residential programmes. However, the eligibility criteria for both MBA programs are different.

MBA Specializations at DMS-IIT Delhi
DMS IIT Delhi MBA offers specialization in all major-streams namely Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Strategic Management and Operations Management. Along with the functional areas of specialization, the students also get a cross functional perspective.

The DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2021 prescribe the admission eligibility, application process, CAT 2020 cut off along with the MBA course fee 2021-23.

DMS-IIT Delhi Last Date to Apply: January 31, 2021
After the CAT 2020 results declared on January 2, 2021, DMS-IIT Delhi has opened the application process for admission. The applicants are required to complete the online application form which is available on the website of the DMS IIT Delhi. The last date for filling the form is January 31, 2021.

DMS-IIT Delhi Fees for MBA 2021-23

  • The total programme fees payable by MBA students atDMS-IIT Delhi is Rs.9,60,000/-
  • Laptop computer, personal expenses on boarding, travel, clothes and laundry are extra.
  • The total programme fees for the 2021-2023 batch may increase further

The two-year MBA at DMS-IIT Delhi is a full-time residential course for graduates from all disciplines wishing to choose a career in management. This Programme is one of the highly ranked   MBA programmes in India. 

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DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Cut Off  
DMS-IIT Delhi Cutoff  2021 are not officially announced. However, it is expected that DMS-IIT Delhi minimum CAT cut offs would be as under. Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2020 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2020 will be considered for all the subsequent stages.

Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2020 percentile
General (Open)

Actual CAT Cut offs
DMS IIT Delhi has announced its average cut offs for candidates with experience as well as for freshers as under:

Past Cut offs
Overall (Including candidates with work experience)

DMS-IIT Delhi Intake: 100 Students
DMS-IIT Delhi offers MBA admission to 100 students including the reserved category candidates. The intake for the MBA 2021-23 batch is expected to increase.

DMS-IIT Placements
DMS-IIT Delhi MBA programme has consistently recorded high placements year after year. In placement 2020, DMS has recorded an average salary of Rs.22.69 LPA.  of Rs.18.47 lakhs for the MBA 2017-19 batch.  

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Key Placement Highlights 2020

  • 100% Placements
  • Average Salary goes up to Rs. 22.69 LPA in 2020 from Rs.18.47 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary goes up to Rs.33 LPA in 2020 from Rs.32 LPA last year
  • Median Salary stood at Rs.20.01 LPA
  • Batch of 68 Students receives 83 offers
  • 34% Batch placed in IT/Analytics & Consulting sector

Top Recruiters at DMS-IIT Delhi
Top Recruiters at the B-schools in Placement 2020 included Shell, Amazon, Accenture, Capgemini, EY, GAIL, Deloitte, KPMG, IBM, HSBC, HP, IOC, Cognizant,GE, Wipro among others.

Application Fee for DMS IIT Delhi 2021
Apart from appearing in CAT 2020 and scoring a minimum overall and sectional percentile in the exam, all the applicants have to apply for admission to MBA at DMS-IIT Delhi separately by paying an application fee of Rs.1600/- online. The category and programme wise application fee for MBA and MBA Telecom admission 2021 is as under:

Name & Number of Programmes
Category of the Candidate
Application Fee in Rupees
MBA  -  One Programme
General & OBC
MBA Telecom – One Programme
General & OBC
MBA + MBA Telecom (2 Programmes)
General & OBC
MBA  - ( One Programme)
MBA Telecom – One Programme
MBA + MBA Telecom (2 Programmes)


Mode of Application Fee Payment: The application fees have to be paid only through Internet Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card. . 

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Uploading the Documents
The applicants have to scan and upload the following documents (as per size and dimensions specified) along with the application form:

Format and Size
Passport size photograph
jpg/jpeg/png Only with size <=40KB 
jpg/jpeg/png Only with size <=10KB 
Graduation Certificate / Copy of latest semester marksheet (for students appearing for the final semester or yet to receive Graduation Certificate) 
( PDF Only with size <=500KB 
CASTE certificate (If applicable)
PDF Only with size <=500KB 
Physically disabled certificate for applicants with disability
PDF Only with size <=500KB 
CAT 2018 scorecard 
PDF Only with size <=500KB 

Key Points in DMS-IIT DelhiApplication Process

  1. The candidates should fill all the mandatory details in one go, otherwise the data will be lost as the session expires in 50 minutes.
  2. The candidates should be fully prepared with all the relevant information/data before starting to fill the Online Application form.
  3. The data can be edited any time before the final submission of the form
  4. You may download the online application format from the IIT Delhi website for your reference. Compile all the relevant data required to fill it up, and then proceed to fill up and submit it your online application.
  5. Use the latest versions of Chrome or Firefox to fill up the application form.

DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Eligibility
The candidates having the following qualifications are eligible to apply for admission to the MBA and MBA Telecomprogramme at DMS-IIT Delhi

Key Points in Common Eligibility Requirement for MBA & MBA (Telecom)

  • A minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) or 6.00 CGPA on a 10 point scale or equivalent in the qualifying degree.
  •  A relaxation of 5% in marks (i.e. min. 55%) or equivalent in CGPA (i.e. min. 5.50 on a 10-point scale) for the SC/ST candidates. Relaxation in criteria for PH candidates may be as per the Institute rules.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if she/he submits a certificate by certain date.
  • The candidate should have appeared in CAT 2020 exam and must have scored minimum prescribed sectional and overall score to become eligible for admission
  • Those having applied to IIT Delhi MBA programmes on qualifying the CAT 2020 will be shortlisted and then invited for interview, which will be held at IIT Delhi

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • For Admission to Masters in Business Administration (MBA) a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required.
  • The Graduation degree should be awarded by any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

MBA (Telecommunication Systems Management) Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ B.Sc. Agriculture Engineering (minimum 4 years after 10+2), Or
  • Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Physical/Chemical/Mathematical Sciences like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Electronic Science, Environmental Science, Operations Research, Computational/Information Science, Agriculture or Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Economics, CA/ICWA.

DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Criteria
DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2021 is a two step process involving the preliminary screening and shortlisting criteria and the Final admission selection Criteria with CAT exam score and other key parameters.

1. DMS-IIT Delhi Shortlisting Criteria
The first part of DMS-IIT Delhi Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round.DMS-IIT Delhi will shortlist the candidates on the basis of CAT 2020 score, past academic performance, and other criteria as under:

  • The 1st stage of shortlisting in DMS-IIT DelhiAdmission Criteria awards high weight to CAT 2020 score along with the weightage to Academics, Gender Diversity and Work Experience
  • The candidate must have scored minimum sectional percentile of 80 in each of the three sections of CAT 2020 – Quantitative Aptitude' (QA), ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning' (DILR) and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension' (VRC)
  • A candidate must have scored minimum overall percentile of 90 in CAT 2020
  • If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile in CAT 2020, he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for final selection stage.
  • All the shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear for Personal Interview (PI) in March 2021 on the designated date at IIT Delhi

2. Final SelectionRound

  • All the shortlisted candidates are to participate in Final selection round for admission to  DMS-IIT Delhi
  • Final selection round will have Personal Interview
  • DMS-IIT Delhi will conduct PI  at its campus
  • Only those who are shortlisted will be invited to the interview process
  • Shortlisted applicants need to upload copies of necessary certificates
  • Final selection list will be announced by IIT Delhi on April 30, 2021.
  • Candidate’s profile will be given due weightage in final selection round
  • Final Merit list of selected candidates for MBA 2021-23 programme will be based on Candidate’s composite score which includes CAT 2020 score, PI score and Candidate’s Profile

DMS-IIT Delhi Admission Process
Following steps are included in the DMS-IIT Delhi Admission process:

  • Step 1: The candidate must have applied, appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2020 to be considered for first stage screening process for admission at DMS-IIT Delhi
  • Step 2:Candidate must apply for MBA Admission 2021 at DMS-IIT Delhi latest by January 31, 2021 Midnight
  • Step 3: Candidates are short-listed for Personal Interview (PI) from among the candidates who have a valid CAT-2020 score, who have applied for admission to DMS-IIT Delhi and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme of DMS-IIT Delhi 
  • Step 4: The PI will be held in 2nd week of March 2021 for domestic candidates. For International candidates the PI will be held thereafter. After the PI round, admission offers are made by DMS-IIT Delhi to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in CAT, performance in PI, academics, extra-curricular achievements, work experience among others
  • Step 5: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates on April 30, 2021 with the release of final merit list for admission on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.
  • Step 6: MBA 2021-23 Batch commences in July, 2021

The Department of Management Studies is a result of the evolutionary process of growth of an idea floated in 1963 when IIT Delhi was set up. In 1993 the Department was brought into existence by amendment to IIT (D) statutes. The Department of Management Studies launched MBA programmes in 1997. The department currently runs a two year full time MBA programme (General and with focus on Telecommunication Systems Management) and a three year part time MBA programme (with focus on Technology Management).

MBA program in IIT Delhi is designed keeping in mind the changes in business environment and the need of the industry. MBA at IIT Delhi is comparable to the best that are available in the world class business schools for creating managers to face the new challenges of the ever changing market environment.

The entire course aims at creating holistic managers trained by a very eminent faculty, which is also supported by the experienced professionals as external faculty from India and abroad. The students are admitted through a rigorous screening process that includes CAT score, group discussion and interview. . 

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DMS is part of the Indian Institute of Technology campus which covers an area of 320 acres. The campus offers various amenities like staff club, hospital, shopping center, bank, post office, telecom center, community center, stadium and playing fields, etc. The central double-storied recreation block with a six-lane swimming pool and a gymnasium hall offers amenities like squash courts, hobbies workshop, seminar rooms, music rooms and an amphitheatre constructed in a modern style.

The institute wide LAN is a state-of-the-art switched network with Fiber Optics network and more than 1400 switched network access points. There are more than 35 virtual LANs to cover each and every Department/ Center/ Administration. Internet has been made available to each and every system. Through a shared 10 Mbps connection. Internet, 250 online journals, databases in all labs and many software packages can be accessed from student hostel rooms.

The Computer center at the institute offers a vast array of highly advanced computing resources. Linkages have been established with the IBM solutions research center, Microsoft lab and Intel lab. The Department has several software suites enabling the students to understand and build applications using the state of the art technology.

The IIT Library is the one of the most modern academic libraries. The collection of Central Library is over 300 thousand (of which around 21000 pertain to management) comprising books, periodicals,standard specifications, technical reports, theses, CD-ROM databases, journals and video cassettes.

Library facility is augmented by INDEST (Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Sciences and Technology) The Department Library houses one of the biggest collections of Management related field work reports as available in any management institution. It has symbiotic linkages with various Computer labs of the department and is geared towards research on decision making.

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