Master of Business Administration (MBA), the flagship programme of the Institute is a full-time four-semester (2 year) residential programme for graduate engineers and Masters' degree holders in science, economics and commerce, intending to pursue management careers in India and abroad. The total quantum of coursework required to earn the MBA degree through VGSoM is 89 to 93 credits.
The MBA curriculum has evolved to be among the best in the country combining the traditional strengths of IIT in technical education with modern management philosophy. Teaching techniques include a judicious mix of lectures, case-studies, group projects and workshops. A two-month summer internship in industry exposes students to practical management problems. The core of the programme includes compulsory courses in Human Resource Management, Production & Operations, Marketing, Finance, Information Systems Management, Organizational Behaviour, Economics, Strategic Management, Legal Aspects of Business, Business Ethics, Quantitative Methods and Business Communication. A large number of electives from several departments of IIT are available for a student to pursue her/his individual interests in greater depth. In addition, Most peripheral administrative functions in the school are managed by students in who work in teams. This helps them learn the value of working collaboratively.