The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras provides full-time Master of Business Administration(MBA) for a two-year programme. The application forms will be available after the CAT Results of 2017. Candidates should note that the application process will be done in online mode only. IIT will select the candidates for the succeeding process on the basis of Common Entrance Test (CAT) Score and good academic records. The next stage in the selection process is Group Task followed by Personal Interview. The interview date will be informed to the applicants in advance via email. Candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the two years regular MBA programme. The Institute will announce the application form commencement date on their official website
Latest: The applications will be available online only from the day after the CAT 2017 results. The Application Portal will be open up to January 29, 2018.

IIT Madras MBA Admission 2018

To take admission in IIT Madras MBA 2018 candidate should be a graduate or last year pursuing from a recognized university. In addition to this, the candidate should have, a valid CAT score or a GMAT score in case of NRI or foreign national. Candidates are suggested to note the given below schedule for IIT Madras MBA admission process.


CAT Results
Jan 2018

Commencement of Online Application Process
Jan 2018

Last date for submission of Online Application
30 Jan 2018 29 Jan 2018

Announcement of Shortlisted candidates for GD/PI
Feb 2018

GD/PI Process at Different Centers
Feb-Mar 2018
Earliest Date of Final Results
1st week of May 2018
Commencement of Classes
2nd week of Jul 2018

IIT Madras MBA Eligibility Criteria 2018

The Institute provides the eligibility criteria on the basis of Regular candidates, Sponsered candidates, and Non- resident of India or Foreign nationals. Students are suggested to carefully note the given below pointers to know the eligibility criteria-
Regular Candidates:-
  • Candidate must have a graduation degree from a recognized university with 60% marks (For SC/ST/PD 55%).
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply whereas their admission will be provisional if final results are not announced at that time.
  • A valid score in Common Admissions Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management.
  • IIT Graduates who have scored 8 or above CGPA will be exempted from the CAT score. Their shortlisting will be based on a composite score with due weights to applicant’s CAT score, past academic performance, industry experience, and gender.
Sponsored Candidates: The candidates applying through sponsored category must note that there are two types of candidates Company Sponsored Candidates and Indian Defense Personnel
  • Candidates are suggested to forward their application through a proper channel.
  • A minimum of two-year work experience in the sponsoring organization.
  • Defense personnel are advised to apply through respective government agencies. They must have a graduate degree with 55% marks from a recognized university.
  • They will be exempted from the national level entrance test.
Non-Resident Indian and Foreign Nationals- Shortlisting for this category shall be on the basis of –
  • Candidate must provide a valid GMAT score.
  • They must have a graduate degree in any discipline with 60% marks from a recognized University.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply whereas their admission will be provisional if final results are not announced at that time.
  • Candidates must submit copies of their citizenship-related documents obtained from the Indian Embassy of their residing country while applying for the programme.

IIT Madras MBA Application Form 2018

The candidates those who are interested in applying for IIT Madras MBA Admission 2018 are required to apply online. They will have to submit the filled online application form before Jan 30, 2018. The application fee payment can be done through Net Banking or Credit Card or Debit Card.NRI/Foreign candidates can pay the fee through a Demand Draft/Banker’s cheque drawn in favor of THE REGISTRAR, IIT MADRAS and payable at Chennai.
IIT Madras announces the application forms after the official declaration of CAT results. Candidates are advised to fill the required details carefully considering there is no provision to edit the details after the final submission. The application feepayable for MBA 2018 admissions will be as follows:

How to Apply for IIT Madras MBA 2018?

The application will be submitted online. The availability of forms will be announced after the results of CAT. You are advised to accumulate the required details before filling the application form. You are advised to provide the correct details considering there is no provision to edit after the final submission. Given below are the details required before applying-
  • You must have valid email id which should be active throughout the application process.
  • An active Phone number which should be active throughout the application process.
  • Work experience certificate from your sponsor.
  • Category certificate if applicable.
First of all New user must complete their New User Registration process as explained below-
  • Register with a valid email id giving personal details required.
  • Your email will be your login.
  • Check your Email Inbox and follow the link to complete the Application process.
  • All communications will be sent to the email id provided by you during the registration process.

IIT Madras MBA Shortlisted Candidates 2018

List of candidates who will be shortlisted for the next stage will be released after the application process of the Group Task and Personal Interview process is complete. Candidates can check their individual status by entering User ID & Password through the official website Candidates will receive admission offer letter after the completion of Group Task and Personal Interview process. They are advised to complete the further admission process before the last date mentioned in the admission letter.

IIT Madras MBA Interview Process 2018

The candidates who qualify the Group Task will be called for Personal Interview. The Interview date will be directed to the applicants by email and regular mail in advance of their interview dates. It is the last step in the admission process and candidates are expected to must prove their attractiveness in terms of academic knowledge, business awareness, communication ability and group skills. The interviews are held in various cities across India and the Institute makes sure to assign a city nearest to candidates place of stay. Candidates are advised to carry all the required certificate for the interview in order to prove their eligibility for the admission.

IIT Madras MBA Selection Process 2018

The process is divided into two stages, firstly the applicants are shortlisted and then selected on the basis of below-mentioned stages:-
  • Applicants are initially shortlisted for the next round of selection based on a composite score with due weights to applicant’s CAT score, past academic performance, industry experience, and gender.
  • Candidates from all categories shortlisted based on the composite score shall be called for a personal interview to a given location (except NRIs and Foreign Nationals).
  • The Institute emphasizes on analytical ability, communication skills, ability to work in groups and leadership potential.
  • The final selection for all categories will be based on Performance in the personal interview.
  • For shortlisted NRIs and Foreign Nationals, the final selection will be based on a personal interview which shall be conducted online.