With 100% placement record to its credit, IIT Kanpur MBA Program invites applications for the academic year 2022-23


  • The MBA Program comes under the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME)

  • For the outgoing 2020-22 batch, it recorded an astounding 100% placement with a YoY CTC growth rate of 22.5%

  • The admission is ongoing and the last date of accepting online submission is 31 January, 2022

Kanpur, 29 January 2022: IIT Kanpur is inviting applications to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program for the academic year 2022-2023. MBA IIT Kanpur has recently recorded 100% placement for the outgoing 2020-22 batch with a year-on-year growth of 22.5% in the average package offered.

The MBA Program comes under the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) at IIT Kanpur. Set up in 1974, the IME Department is one of the first in the country to recognize the potential of combining the training of engineers with management education. With such a vision, the MBA Program was started in 2001 and since its inception, the Program has crossed many milestones. Last year, MBA IIT Kanpur was ranked 16th in the NIRF India Rankings 2021: Management category. This year, at the start itself, the record placement numbers that were registered during the placement bears testimony to the rich legacy of quality education and training at the MBA Program of IIT Kanpur.

Out of the record-breaking 100% placement this season, MBA IIT Kanpur saw some of the top recruiters such as Accenture Strategy, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Tiger Analytics, IBM, Wells Fargo, Flipkart, Deloitte, MasterCard, Digit, Ernst & Young, Infosys, Dell, and Berger showering their trust on the talent pool of the Program. In the last 20 years, the MBA Program at IIT Kanpur has significantly built a strong alumni network, owing to the early initiative in management education, and has produced strong business leaders to lead the future. The students under the Program are given the opportunity to regularly interact with the alumni and other industry leaders which enables them to get to know the corporate world better and explore their possibilities.

The curriculum is regularly revised and kept updated with the changing needs of the industry. Courses are offered in different domains including Marketing Management, Finance and Economics, Human Resource Management, Production and Operations Management, Data Analytics and Information Systems, and Policy. In addition, students can choose research-level courses offered at the department and courses on allied areas of business offered at the institute level. The Capstone Project is a unique student-industry engagement wherein the students work with organizations on solving real-world business problems under the joint mentorship of industry experts and IIT Kanpur faculty. The MBA Program requires students to do a summer internship at the end of the first year. Summer internships are offered in a wide array of business settings that include private industries, government institutions, start-ups, and NGOs. Students pursue winter internships after their first semester. The unique combination of courses and the real-world project makes IIT Kanpur MBA different from other management programs. Students get the unique opportunity to be a part of the Technology-Management-Entrepreneurship ecosystem.

IIT Kanpur is one of the oldest IIT campuses, having world-class infrastructure facilities both from academic and extra-curricular perspectives. The IME Department is equipped with the latest tools and systems used in the industries for the students to obtain hands-on experience. The highly qualified faculty and the exuberant IIT Campus have attracted the best minds of the country over the years. With some of the most sophisticated software for decision-making and access to world-class journals and databases, learning at IIT Kanpur is fun and rewarding at the same time.

The last date for receiving the completed online applications for the MBA Programme is January 31, 2022.

ABOUT IIT KANPUR: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, is one of the premier institutions set up by the Government of India. Registered in 1959, the institute was assisted by nine leading institutions of the U.S.A in the setting up of its academic programs and laboratories during the period 1962-72. With its record of path-breaking innovations and cutting-edge research, the institute is known the world over as a learning center of repute in engineering, science, and several interdisciplinary areas. In addition to formal undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the institute has been active in research and development in areas of value to both industry and government.

For more information, visit: www.iitk.ac.in.



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