Department of Management Studies- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi Admission Process

  New Delhi   UGC, AICTE, NBA   ESTD 1997
  New Delhi   UGC, AICTE, NBA   ESTD 1997


DMS IIT Delhi Admission 2024

DMS IIT Delhi follows a selection process primarily based on CAT exam scores. Along with CAT scores, the department considers past academic records and performance in the Personal Interview (PI) round for admitting students to the MBA program. In addition to the MBA program, DMS IITD also offers courses in EMBA and PhD in Management.

DMS IIT Delhi Important Dates 2024

MBA/ MBA Telecom
Online Submission of Application Form begins on  Next day of CAT 2023 result declaration 
Last Date of Online Application Form  January 31, 2024
Personal Interview March 11 – 14, 2024
Declaration of Admission Results First Week of May 2024
Registration of New Students July 05, 2024
Orientation of New Students July 8 – 19, 2024
Executive MBA
Online Submission of Application form begin on  March 24, 2024
Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form April 15, 2024
Written Test April 21, 2024
Personal Interview May 12, 2024 (Tentative)
Declaration of Admission Result First Week of June 2024 (Tentative)

IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2024 for MBA Programs

DMS IIT Delhi offers a 2-year MBA in General Specialisations and an MBA with a Specialisation in Telecom. Interested candidates can apply for both programs by meeting the necessary eligibility criteria.


For MBA:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognised university.
  • Must have a minimum of 60% marks.

For MBA (Telecom):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy/B.Sc. Agriculture Engineering (minimum 4 years after 10+2) or Physical/Chemical/Mathematical Sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Electronic Science, Environmental Science, Operations Research, Computational/Information Science, Agriculture, or a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Economics, CA/ICWA.
  • Must have a minimum of 60% marks.

For Foreign Nationals:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy/B.Sc. Agriculture Engineering (minimum 4 years after 10+2) or a Master’s degree in any branch of Physical/Chemical/Mathematical Sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Electronics Science, Environmental Science, Operations Research, Computational/Information Science, Agriculture, or a Master’s degree in Commerce/Economics.
  • Must have a minimum of 60% marks.
  • Valid CAT/GMAT score (for foreign nationals)

IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2024 for MBA:

Candidates are considered for the PI shortlisting process only if they meet the minimum CAT cutoff. For IIT Delhi MBA, the CAT cutoff is an overall 90 percentile and a sectional 80 percentile for the general category. The CAT cutoff for all categories is as follows:

Category VARC DILR Quant Overall CAT percentile
General (Open) 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
SC 53 53 53 60
ST 53 53 53 60
PWD 53 53 53 60

Candidates will be called based on the Shortlisting Index (SI), which is calculated according to the specified weightage of six parameters. The details are provided in the table below:

Parameters Weightages
CAT Score 60
Bachelor’s Degree Marks 7
12th marks 7
10th marks 7
Work Experience 7
Gender Diversity 6
Graduate from IIT/NIT 6

Class 10 and 12 marks criteria for shortlisting and admission:

Class 10 and 12 marks Points
=<65 0
65.01-70.00 1
70.01-75.00 2
75.01-80.00 3
80.01-85.00 4
85.01-90.00 5
90.01-94.99  6
>= 95.00 7

Points for work experience are awarded based on the number of months.

Months  Score
<12  1
12 to 18 3
19 to 24 5
25 to 36 7
37 to 48 5
49 to 60 3
>60 1

Following the PI, DMS IIT Delhi will announce the final admission list of candidates. While the admission shortlist criteria weightage for MBA has not been disclosed, since WAT will not be conducted, the admission criteria are expected to be as follows:

Parameters Weightages
SI Score 65
Personal Interview 30
Extra‐Curricular Activities 05

IIT Delhi Course Admissions Process:

  1. Visit the website and register for the CAT exam.
  2. Once the CAT results are declared, go to the DMS IIT Delhi website:
  3. Click on the “Admission” section and select the MBA program.
  4. Check the tentative dates and click on “Click here to apply.”
  5. Read the eligibility requirements and instructions carefully.
  6. Proceed with “New registration” to create an account.
  7. Log in to your account and fill out the application form with the required details.
  8. Upload the necessary documents, including a passport-sized photograph, signature, and CAT scorecard.
  9. Candidates have the option to apply for both the MBA and MBA (Telecom) programs.
  10. Pay the application fee of INR 1600 (General, GEN-EWS, and OBC) for one program or INR 3200 (General, GEN-EWS, and OBC) for two programs.
  11. Submit the completed application form.

Documents Required:

  1. 10th-grade mark sheet.
  2. 12th-grade mark sheet.
  3. Graduation mark sheets of all semesters and the degree certificate.
  4. Disability certificate (if applicable).
  5. Photo ID card.
  6. Reserved category certificates (if applicable).
  7. Proof of work experience.
  8. Achievement documents, such as extracurricular achievements or participation in international Olympiads.

IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2024 for Executive MBA

DMS IITD offers the Executive MBA program in Technology Management. The program has a duration of 3 years and classes are held in the evening on 4-5 working days.


Candidates applying for the Executive MBA program must have a first-class or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology, Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), Statistics, Operation Research, Computer Application, Economics, Commerce, or CA/ICWAI. A minimum of 2 years of work experience is required after the qualifying degree.

Important Information:

There is a 5% relaxation in eligibility criteria for candidates belonging to reserved categories. 

IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2024 for Executive MBA Selection

  • The selection process for the IIT Delhi EMBA program in 2024 will consist solely of a Personal Interview round.
  • Candidates will be evaluated based on the quality of their work experience, academic qualifications, and performance in the personal interview.

How to Apply for DMS IIT Delhi Executive MBA?

  1. Register on the official website.
  2. Fill out the Application Form, providing academic and work experience details.
  3. Upload your Photograph and Signature images.
  4. Pay the application fee of INR 2500.
  5. Submit your application.

Note: Please ensure that you upload images in .jpg format.

List of Required Documents:

  1. 12th Grade Mark Sheet
  2. Graduation Mark Sheet and Certificate for all Semesters
  3. Disability Certificate (if applicable)
  4. Photo ID Card
  5. Reserved Category Certificates (if applicable)
  6. Proof of Work Experience
  7. Achievement Documents, such as Extracurricular Achievements, International Olympiad Participation, etc.

IIT Delhi Admission Criteria 2024 for PhD

DMS IIT Delhi provides the opportunity to pursue a PhD degree in various research areas, including Economics, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology & Systems, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Strategy and Technology Management. The program has a minimum duration of 2 years for candidates with an M.Tech qualification and 3 years for those with a B.Tech or equivalent qualification. Candidates have a maximum of 7 years to submit their final thesis.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are presented in tabulated form for easy reference:

Qualifying Degree Minimum performance in the Qualifying degree Qualification through national level exam requirements
General/ NC-OBC  SC/ST/PH  General/ NC-OBC  SC/ST/PH 
M.Tech./M.E./M.D or equivalent 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale 55% marks or 5.50 CGPA on a 10-point scale Nil Nil
M.Sc./MBA/M.A./ MBBS or equivalent 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale 55% marks or 5.50 CGPA on a 10-point scale Qualified GATE/CSIR/UGC NET/ICAR/ICMR/DST-INSPIRE Fellowship
B.E or B.Tech equivalent 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale Qualified GATE/CSIR/UGC NET/ICAR/DST INSPIRE Fellowship

Part-time and Sponsored (full-time) Ph.D programs are open to employees of Public Sector Undertakings or Government Departments or Research and Development Organisations or Private Industries (approved by Faculty Boards). To be eligible for these programs, candidates must have at least 60% in their PG qualification and 70% in their Four years Bachelor’s qualification. The table below contains detailed information regarding work experience and qualification requirements.

Qualifying Degree Work Experience (Post Qualification)
M.E./M.Tech./M.S.(R)/M.D.or Equivalent 1 Year
B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./M.B.A./MBBSorequivalent, from CFTIs/Central Universities
B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./M.B.A./MBBSorequivalent, and working in IIT Delhi* (Project or Regular)*Through proper channel
B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBSor equivalent,frominstitutionsotherthanCFTIs/Central Universities 2 Years
  • Part-time candidates from outside NCR are required to have a minimum residency of 6 months.
  • Sponsored candidates need to provide a “Sponsorship Certificate,” while part-time candidates must obtain a “No Objection Certificate” from their organisation.

DMS IIT Delhi Ph.D. Selection Criteria:

Criteria for Shortlisting:

  • Candidates with a B.Tech/B.E. degree must have a minimum of 75% or equivalent CGPA.
  • For PG qualification, candidates with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade score (GPA) are shortlisted for the Personal Interview (PI).
  • For Full-Time Ph.D. with assistantship, candidates must have a GATE score of 300 or higher, or possess qualifications such as UGC (Lectureship or Research Fellowship), CSIR, ICAR, ICMR, DST, and INSPIRE.
  • Candidates with an M.Tech/ME/M.A./M.Sc. degree from IITs, B.E./B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc. degree from IITs/CFTIs, or an MBA degree from IITs or IISc (admission through JMET), with a minimum CGPA of 8.0, are exempted from the Entrance score requirement.
  • For Part-Time and Full-Time sponsored candidates, the shortlisting criteria is a minimum of 10 years of work experience.

The final selection process for Ph.D. includes the evaluation of the Statement of Purpose (SOP) and performance in the Personal Interview, which is conducted online.

Note: SC/ST/PH students are offered a 5% relaxation in the criteria, and a minimum GATE score of 200.

DMS IIT Delhi Ph.D. Fellowship

DMS IIT Delhi provides Teaching/Research Assistantship as financial support to scholars pursuing their Ph.D. studies. Candidates with a B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc/M.Tech or equivalent qualification are offered INR 31,000 per month for the first two years of registration, and INR 35,000 per month for the following three years.

How to Apply for DMS IIT Delhi Ph.D.:

  1. Visit the DMS IIT Delhi website and access the Online Application Form.
  2. Register using your email ID and create a password.
  3. Log in using your ID and password.
  4. Fill in the form with your personal, academic, and relevant work experience details.
  5. Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature.
  6. Pay the application fee, which is INR 200 for Ph.D.
  7. After successful payment, submit the form.

Documents required for the application:

  • Photograph
  • First and Last Page of Voter ID/Aadhar Card/Passport
  • PAN Card
  • IIT Delhi course admissions Offer letter
  • Applicable Entrance exam scorecard
  • Marksheet and Certificate of the qualifying exam
  • No Objection Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sponsor Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)


Q: Does DMS IIT Delhi accept XAT scores?

A: No, DMS IIT Delhi does not accept XAT scores. It accepts CAT scores for admission to MBA courses.

Q: What is the recent placement scenario at DMS IIT Delhi?

A: DMS IIT Delhi achieved 100% placement with a batch comprising 34% female students and 66% male students. The highest package offered was INR 41.13 LPA, and the average package was INR 25.82 LPA. Leading companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, Wipro, Capgemini, and Infosys participated in the recruitment process.

Q: Can you provide information on eligibility for Executive MBA from IIT Delhi for candidates with HR experience?

A: For eligibility details regarding the Executive MBA program at DMS IIT Delhi, please refer to the specific section. There are no fixed criteria regarding the MBA background of the applicant.

Q: Does IIT Delhi offer placements to MBA-Executive students?

A: Yes, DMS IIT Delhi allows students from the Executive MBA program to participate in placements. Companies like Bosch, Nestle, P&G, and Tata Steel have recruited Executive MBA candidates.

Q: Is work experience necessary for pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance from DMS IIT Delhi?

A: According to eligibility rules, DMS IIT Delhi requires Ph.D. applicants to have a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Therefore, significant work experience is necessary to pursue this specialisation.

Q: Are there any relaxations for reserved category students regarding admission to DMS IIT Delhi?

A: Yes, there is a 5% relaxation in admission criteria for reserved category students, including those with disabilities.

Q: What are the eligibility criteria of IIT Delhi course admissions?

A: The eligibility criteria of IIT Delhi course admissions include a minimum of 60% (6.0 CGPA out of 10) in graduation, a qualifying CAT score accepted by DMS, and work experience, which contributes to the total score for shortlisting. Candidates with 31-48 months of work experience receive the highest scores.