The institute has announced that from the coming sessions, the Management program is open for students belonging from all academic backgrounds. The same was earlier open only to the students belonging to the students belonging to engineering and Technology streams.
Yes, till now the management program of IIT was offered to the studnts of engineering and technology students by the Department of Management Studies. The course was also open to the students having Masters in Science and Commerce or Economics.
As per the department Head Kanika T.Bhal , The institute believes that learning should not be restricted to specific disciplines and students from all fields make a good mix in terms of cross-disciplinary learning. Further, due to rise in demand of multi talented workforce in the corporate ad the increasing competition in the corporate world demands so.
The new MBA programme is more immersive and relevant to all industries. –Kanika T.Bhal
Another Associate Professor, DMS, IIT-Delhi, says that the changes are aligned with IIT’s mission to cater to the changing demands of the corporate world. By making the curriculum more industry relevant and focusing on innovative ways of teaching, the department aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry requirements.
The eligibility of a student would be based on the basis of their academic record, starting from their performance in Class X and XII apart from their CAT score and performance in group discussion and personal interview. The extracurricular activities and professional experience of a candidate will be taken into consideration as well.