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IIT Madras announces executive MBA programme 2018

Last date to apply for the programme is November 30

Trupti Ramball 

IIT Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras recently announced a two-year Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree program for working professionals at Department of Management Studies (DoMS).

The for the EMBA has already started. Interested candidates can apply at the official website, The last date to apply is November 30, 2017 by 5:30 PM.

The two-year programme aims to equip mid-career working professionals with a functional and integrative perspective. It will help the students imbibe contemporary management knowledge to lead a modern business organization. The syllabus is designed to inculcate a broad industrial domain knowledge and leadership traits that will contribute to a global business setup.

The programme, according to an official release, will be conducted in eight quarters and will include 30 courses with three capstone projects. It is designed for blended weekend learning. The classes will be held on Saturday/Sunday over alternate weekends. The curriculum provides a three-pronged learning approach. Faculty coordinator for the course are R P Sundarraj and R K Amit. The fee is Rs 3 lakh per semester with the total amounting to Rs 12 lakh.

Interested candidates should hold a first class bachelor's degree in any discipline. They should also have a minimum work experience of three years.

Selection procedure
Candidates will be shortlisted through an entrance examination conducted by Department of Management Studies (DoMS). The exam will be followed by personal interview. Both, exam and interview, will be held in December 2017 at

The entrance exam will comprise multiple choice questions on quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, and verbal ability. Results will be announced in December 2017 and the classes will commence in January 2018.

The application fee is Rs 1000. Interested candidates must apply and submit the fee by 5:30 PM on November 30, 2017. Only those applications that are completed and for which the application fee has been received would be considered for the selection process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to:

  1. Log on to the official website for
  2. Click on the notification Admission Open for (EMBA) Program at DoMS, in the Quick Links section
  3. Click on the link for the Admission – Application Portal.
  4. Read the general instructions provided carefully and then click on Continue
  5. Register to the site using a viable Email id and mobile number.
  6. Login to fill in the details and submit the application.
  7. Save a copy of the application for further reference.
Applicants are required to use a non-Hotmail/ outlook/ live/ microsoft mails account as their login email for the application process

For any further assistance, candidates can contact
EMBA Program Co-ordinator
Department of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai 600 036 India
Phone number: 044 - 2257 5558 / +91 - 9840572328

First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 16:38 IST