KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023: Progressive B-School with Strong Industry Connect & Placements; Offers MBA & Super MBA; Check USPs, Criteria, Fees – Application is Open

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October 31, 2022
KIIT School of Management (KSOM), flagship management institute of KIIT University Bhubaneswar and one of the most progressive B-Schools in the country is open with its Admission 2023 for AICTE approved & NBA Accredited MBA & Super MBA programmes. Consistently ranked amongst top-5 MBA colleges in Eastern India, KSOM has strong industry connect and strong placements. KSOM will accept KIIT Management exam score and other national level exam scores for admission 2023
KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023

KIIT School of Management, well known as KSOM Bhubaneswar, is one of the most progressive MBA colleges in the country with strong industry connect and placements. The application process for admission is open now. Last date to apply online or offline is January 10, 2023. 

KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 Open: Apply Now

KIIT School of Management (KSOM) is the flagship management institute of KIIT University Bhubaneswar. Apart from the flagship general MBA program, KSOM also offers Super MBA – 2 years super specializations programs for MBA in Business Analytics, MBA in Supply Chain Management, MBA in Healthcare Management and MBA in Construction Management. KSRM-the KIIT School of Rural Management, another B-school of KIIT University, offers two flagship programs for MBA in Rural Management and MBA in Agribusiness Management. Both the management institutes are the integral parts and are affiliated to highly ranked KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.

KSOM MBA & Super MBA admission 2023 is available through KIITEE Management Exam 2023 – the institute’s own MBA entrance test as well as with the scores of national tests. KSOM MBA & Super MBA is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE. It is one of India’s premier B-schools and is 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.

Read this exclusive MBAUniverse.com article to know complete details on KSOM MBA & Super MBA Admission 2023, key USPs, curriculum and pedagogical initiatives, Fee, Placement, selection process and a lot more.

Table of Contents
In this article, we shall cover:

  1. KSOM Key Highlights and USPs
  2. KIIT School of Management Programmes offered
  3. KIIT School of Management Fees
  4. KIIT School of Management Seats
  5. KSOM Industry Connect Programmes
  6. KIIT School of Management Placements 2022
  7. KIIT School of Management Eligibility
  8. KSOM Application Process: How to Apply for KSOM Admission 2023?
  9. Important Dates for KSOM MBA Admission 2023
  10. KIIT School of Management Admission Process 2023: Salient Points

Let us begin with why you should consider and apply for KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 alongwith other top B-schools.

KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 Open: Apply Now

1. KSOM Bhubaneswar: Key Highlights & USPs

  • 1.1 Highly Ranked: KIIT University is Ranked 20th in India as per NIRF, MoE, Govt. of India, 2022
  • 1.2 Accreditations: KSOM-KIIT  University is one of the 10 private institutes in India and the only one in Odisha to get ‘Institution of Eminence’ tag from UGC, MHRD, Govt. of India. It is Accredited by NAAC in “A” grade. KSOM MBA is approved by AICTE and by NBA.  KIIT has the distinction of being the youngest institute ever in the country to be declared a University by MHRD, Government of India. KSOM has been recently awarded Life Membership by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMIDSA).
  • 1.3 Moderate Fee: KIIT School of Management Fees for 2 years MBA is Rs. 14.90 lakhs which is lower than the fee charged by many top B-schools.
  • 1.4 Strong KSOM Placements: Average Salary has gone up at Rs. 8.8 LPA and Highest Salary stood at Rs.23 LPA in KSOM Placements 2022
  • 1.5 Top recruiters: 140+ recruiters visit the campus for hiring every year and placement gets 80% over in 3rd Semester. Some of the top recruiters in KSOM Placements 2022 include Accenture, Deloitte, Khimji Ramdas LLC, ICICI Lombard, Bain & Co, Amazon, Barclays, PwC, Schlumberger among others
  • 1.6 Well Placed Alumni: 7500+ Alumni with many at CxO level. Network of more than 1000 companies. KSOM Alumni are head of the companies, are well known Entrepreneurs, or occupy senior management positions in various organizations
  • 1.7 Well Qualified and Experienced Faculty: KSOM has 80% faculty from industry or with Ph.D. & over half the faculty from institutions such as IIMs, IITs, TISS, MDI, XLRI and other premier institutes. The faculty student ratio is 1:10 with unique Mentor-Mentee Concept with personalized attention.
  • 1.8 Strong Industry Connect: More than 100 corporate interactions (conclaves, seminars, webinars, conferences, guest lectures) are conducted per year. KSOM also follows unique Corporate Mentoring Program
  • 1.9 Pedagogic Initiatives: KSOM is the first B School in India to incorporate Business Simulation as part of the pedagogy. Apart from class room lectures, KSOM follows case studies, case presentations, industry visits, internships to enhance real life business experience among the students.
  • 1.10 International Immersion:  Global school with students from more than 10 countries

2. KIIT School of Management Programme offered
Below is shared the KIIT School of Management programme offered and specializations

Programme Offered
Specializations offered
2 Year Full Time MBA
Business Analytics, Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations & IT, Telecom
2 Years Full Time Super MBA (Specialized MBA Programes)
Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Management and Construction Management

3. KIIT School of Management Fees
KSOM Fees for MBA and Super MBA is as below:

MBA programme 
KSOM Seats
MBA
14,90,000
Super MBA (2 years super specializations programs for MBA in Business Analytics, MBA in Supply Chain Management, MBA in Healthcare Management and MBA in Construction Management)
14,90,000

The fee is payable in five installments. KSOM MBA fee includes Tuition Fees, AC Hostel and Utility charges, Mess charges, Development and Administration Fees, Books & Materials, Laptop and Blazer.

4. KIIT School of Management Seats
KSOM seats for MBA and Super MBA are as below:

MBA programme 
KSOM Seats
MBA
300
Super MBA (2 years super specializations programs for MBA in Business Analytics, MBA in Supply Chain Management, MBA in Healthcare Management and MBA in Construction Management)
  30

5. KSOM Industry Connect Programmes
KIIT School of Management conducts number of international level Conclaves every year - HR Konclave, Marketing Konclave,,Finance Konclave and Business Analytics Konclave. Besides KSOM conducts a National Management Convention – Paper & case presentations from academia and corporate. KSOM conducts Konfidant, Koeducate, Konfluence, Konfabulate, Konversations, Kommunicare, Kolosseum

5.1 Konfidant
Corporate Mentors continuously mentor students and work on their Individual Development Plan

5.2 Ko-educate
Interactive lectures and workshops by experts from industry

5.3 MDP & Consultancy
KIIT School of Management under the banner of Research, MDP & Consulting (RMC) offers short duration Management Development Programs. More than 70 MDPs in the last 5 years

5.4 Partnerships
KIIT School of Management has partnerships with several industry leaders like L&T Financial, Chola Group, Dassault Systems, SAP University Alliance to jointly deliver content, foster innovation, enhance student learning and develop new capabilities.

6. KIIT School of Management Placements 2022
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 few years has been 100%. Some students have opted out of placement to pursue their own venture or join the family business, while a few others secure out-of-campus placement.

Several of global prestigious companies in private and public sector regularly visit the campus to recruit our students. From among comparable B-schools, the institution is one of the best B-schools for placement in India.

KSOM Placements 2022 witnessed average salary at Rs.8.80 LPA. Highest domestic salary stood at Rs.23 LPA. 140 companies participated in Placement 2022. Some of the Top Recruiters at KSOM included Accenture, Deloitte, Khimji Ramdas LLC, ICICI Lombard, Bain & Co, Amazon, Barclays, PwC, Schlumberger among others

7. KIIT School of Management Eligibility
KIIT School of Management MBA Admission eligibility criteria have following key points

  • 7.1 A Candidate is eligible to apply for KIIT University MBA Admission 2023, if he/she has a Bachelor's degree with a 15 years education (in keeping with the 10 + 2 + 3 system) or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with minimum 50% aggregate marks (or equivalent CGPA).
  • 7.2 Candidates appearing for final examinations towards a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply for KIIT Bhubaneswar MBA Admission 2023. Such candidates have to complete all the requirements of graduation before June 30, 2023.
  • 7.3 Where the University/Institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, percentage score would be calculated by dividing the obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.
  • 7.4 The percentage of aggregate marks is to be calculated taking all subjects into consideration including optional subjects.

8. KSOM Application Process: How to Apply for KSOM Admission 2023?

  • 8.1. KIIT University has given two options before the applicants to apply for KSOM MBA Admission 2022 :
  • 8.1.1 Option 1: Apply with KIITEE Management 2023 Exam for KSOM MBA Admission 2023
  • 8.1.2 Option 2: Apply with National Tests for KSOM MBA Admission 2023
  • 8.2 Applicant has to register for and appear either in KIITEE Management 2023 or the relevant CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT
  • 8.3 If Applying with National Test Score, pay application fee of Rs.1250/- online or off line. If applying with KIITEE Management 2023 the application fee Rs.1250/- for the entrance exam includes the KSOM MBA Admission 2023 application fee.

9. KSOM MBA Admission 2023: Important Dates
To participate in KSOM MBA Admission process 2023, you need to apply and appear in KIITEE Management exam 2023 or apply through CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT or ATMA score. Following are the key dates to apply for KSOM admission 2023

KSOM Admission Activity
Important Date
Remarks
KIIT School of Management Last Date to apply through KIITEE Management Exam
January 10, 2023
Can Apply online/offline
Date of KIITEE Management Exam 2023
January 15-17, 2023
Computer Based Exam
KIITEE Management Result Declaration
January 23, 2023
Check on Website
Last date to apply through CAT/XAT & Other National level exams
January 30, 2023
KSOM will accept CAT/XAT/
CMAT/MAT/ATMA scores also
Shortlist Announcement
Immediately after Result
Check your mail and Institute website
GD-PI Process for final selection
1st week of February to 3rd week of February, 2023
Your Academics, work experience, diversity also play major role in selection
Merit List for Selected candidates
February last week or March 1st week, 2023
There may be wait list also
Batch commencement
1st week of July 2023
Batch starts simultaneously for MBA, Super MBA

10. KIIT School of Management Admission Process 2023: Salient Points
KIIT School of Management MBA Admission Criteria 2023 is a four step process involving appearance in KIITEE Management 2023 or taking CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT, shortlisting based on exam scores, and the Final selection process. Let us understand each step of KSOM MBA admission process

  • Step 1: Apply and appear in KIITEE Management (No Need to Apply separately for KSOM MBA Admission)
  • Step 2: Apply and appear in CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT and Apply separately to KSOM MBA Admission
  • Step 3: KSOM Bhubaneswar Shortlisting Criteria for final selection round
  • Step 4: Participate in final KIIT School of Management Admission Process comprising GD-PI

KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 Open: Apply Now

Check below in detail each step of KIIT School of Management Admission Process

10.1 Step-1: Apply and appear in KIITEE Management

  • You can appear in KIITEE Management 2023 to be held from January 15 to 17, 2023 for KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023.
  • KIITEE Management 2022 is KSOM’s own National Level Entrance Examination and is conducted across 15 cities in India. It’s a computer-based test.
  • The exam is a common examination for MBA at KIIT School of Management, and MBA (Rural Management) at KIIT School of Rural Management.
  • KIIT School of Management Last Date to apply is January 10, 2023 and the application can be submitted online as well as offline at a moderate application fee of Rs.1250/- per programme

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10.2 Step-2: Apply and appear in CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT and Apply separately to KSOM MBA Admission

  • Students who have taken CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT can apply to KSOM with a valid score.
  • The test should have been taken for the relevant admission year, e.g. CAT-2022 or XAT-2023 score can only be used for 2023 MBA Admission.
  • If you are appearing in one of the national tests which are yet to be held or their results are yet to be declared, you can apply for admission at KSOM.

10.3 Step 3: KSOM Bhubaneswar Shortlisting Criteria for final selection round
The next step in KIIT School of Management Admission criteria is the KSOM Bhubaneswar shortlisting criteria before final selection round. KSOM will shortlist the candidates on the basis of KIITEE Management 2023 Exam or CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/GMAT exam score.

  • For shortlisting the suitable candidates for final selection round, KIIT-KSOM will use the overall scores obtained in the relevant entrance exam - KIITEE Management 2023 Exam or CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT
  • Short listed candidates will be called to attend the GD - PI round along with a written test of English, at one of the following cities Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Jamshedpur, as opted by the candidates

10.3.1 KIIT School of Management Cut Off
KIIT School of Management Cut Off for KIITEE Management exam and CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT will be decided by the school at the time of shortlisting. Expected KIIT School of Management Cut Off is shared below

MBA Entrance Exam
Expected KSOM Cut off
CAT 2022
80%ile
XAT 2023
80%ile
CMAT 2023
80%ile
MAT 2022-23
90%ile
ATMA 2023
90%ile
KIITEE Management 2023 As per Ranking (Likely 75%ile)

10.4 Step 4: KIIT School of Management Admission Process: Final Selection Round

  • Final selection round for KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 includes GD & PI alongwith a written test of English
  • GD-PI and written test of English will be conducted in person and Not online
  • The final merit list for  KIIT School of Management MBA Admission 2023 will be generated on the basis of Entrance exam score, performance in GD-PI, written test of English, past academic record, work experience and other parameters.
  • Successful candidates will be intimated of their final selection through admission offer letter containing the terms and conditions of the admission.

There are many young students who wish to appear in KIITEE Management and apply for KSOM Bhubaneswar MBA admission but they may not be eligible this year. For last 3-4 years KSOM has not much changed its admission criteria. It is expected that KSOM Bhubaneswar Admission 2024 criteria will remain same as it is now.

Founded in 1993,  KIIT School of Management (KSOM) is a part of the prestigious KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. It has a long history of academic excellence, providing industry-focused management education. KIIT School of Management (KSOM) was and since then more than 5000 students have passed out of this esteemed campus. KIIT School of Management is one of the oldest private B-schools in the country with a glorious past. KSOM has 35 acre World Class infrastructure with fully residential AC hostels and integrated WiFi campus. The Campus Life has dedicated Clubs and Societies, Knowledge Dialogue Series and sports events

KSOM offers quality management education. It’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.

Hope you found this article useful while looking for the most suitable B-school for MBA admission 2023 with all the details on KSOM USPs, Fee, Cut offs, Placements, selection process and others. Application process is open and you can Apply Now

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