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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT KGP), Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology is a Public College and it was established in 1950 and accredited by UGC, AICTE. Indian Institute of Technology offers 87 courses in Management, Arts and Humanities, Law, Medical, Science streams. Popular courses are LLB, M.Tech, LLM, B.Tech+M.Tech, B.Tech. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 41 Lacs in 2016 academic year.

Kharagpur (West Bengal) Approved by : UGC, AICTE
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INR 41 L
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INR 70 K - 4.62 Lacs
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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Overview

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IIT Kharagpur is one of the top premier institutes in India for pursuing various courses. IIT Kharagpur is popularly known as IIT KGP. The institute has its own curriculum, which focuses on the overall development of the students. Over the years, thousands of students graduated from IIT Kharagpur, and all of them have secured jobs in top companies. IIT Kharagpur has a wide alumni network, which supports the Institute whenever required. At the same time, the alumni of the institute mentor the incoming students in diverse aspects.

IIT Kharagpur Highlights 2021

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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

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IIT Kharagpur

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IIT Kharagpur Eligibility Criteria 2021

The course-wise eligibility criteria of IIT Kharagpur is provided in the table below. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for admission.


Eligibility Criteria

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Bachelor's degree in Technology/ Engineering or Master's degree in Economics, Science or Commerce (with Maths or Stats at Bachelor's level) with at least  60% marks (55% marks for reserved categories)



Graduated from a recognised university with a Bachelor's in Technology/ Engineering/ Architecture/ MSc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE etc.) with at least 60 % aggregate (or a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale) and 55 % aggregate for SC/ST/PWD



Passed 12 from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) with at least 75% aggregate

JEE Main and JEE Advanced


Graduated or master degree holder from a recognised university with a minimum 60 % aggregate marks



MBBS Degree recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) with at least 55% aggregate with Mathematics at class 12



Passed 12 class from a recognised board with at least 75 % aggregate (65% aggregate marks for SC/ST) with Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or have secured a position in the top 20 percentile



Graduate in Engineering, or Postgraduate in any subject with at least 60% marks (or CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale). Those who belong from SC/ ST/ PWD categories must have secured 55% marks (or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale)



At least 3 years of experience (as on 31st July 2021) and a 1st class Bachelors degree in Technology/ Engineering or a 1st class Masters degree in Economics, Science or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at the Bachelors degree level)



First Class Bachelors Degree in Technology/ Engineering / Medicine or equivalent.

OR First Class Masters Degree in Science or Pharmacy or equivalent.

OR First Class MBA Degree with any of the above



LL.B./B.L. (5 years) or LL.B./B.L.(3 years) with at least 60% marks along with a Bachelor's Degree  in Science/ Humanities/ Commerce or equivalent


IIT Kharagpur awards Distinguished Alumni Awards every year. The awards are presented in the annual convocation ceremony of the premier institute. The awards honour the valuable contributions of IIT Kharagpur alumni in various fields. Some of the other awards instituted by IIT Kharagpur are Young Alumni Achievers Award, Distinguished Service Awards etc. Various awards are also presented to students to recognize their performance in academics.

As far as NIRF Rankings and other national & global rankings concerned, IIT Kharagpur has shown remarkable performance over the years. The premier institute has always featured in the list of top engineering institutes in India. The performance of IIT Kharagpur in global rankings is also impressive.

The admission process of IIT Kharagpur is strict and rigid, and the premier institute always tries to attract the best. Various entrance test scores are accepted for different levels of programmes. As far as research output concerned, IIT Kharagpur has turned out to be a huge contributor in various fields. The research labs and facilities at IIT Kharagpur are one of the best in India.

Students at IIT Kharagpur get a chance to experience the best and world-class teaching. Each class has students from diverse backgrounds, and the premier institute tries to make sure that it enrols students from diverse backgrounds in various courses. International students are also enrolled in various courses of IIT Kharagpur, and scholarships are also provided to international students.

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IIT KHARAGPUR Top Courses & Fees Indian Institute of Technology Courses

B.Tech+M.Tech 45 Courses Offered
B.Tech 17 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2 Lacs
LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 79.1 K
B.Arch 1 Courses Offered
MSc 18 Courses Offered
PGD 1 Courses Offered
MBA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 4.62 Lacs
Executive MBA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2 Lacs
M.Tech 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 2.32 Lacs
LLM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 70 K

IIT KHARAGPUR,Kharagpur Rankings


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    • Ranked in 2020
    • Ranked in 2019
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  • IIT KHARAGPUR-India Today
    • Ranked in 2018


  • IIT KHARAGPUR-JagranJosh
    • Ranked in 2019
  • IIT KHARAGPUR-India Today
    • Ranked in 2019
  • IIT KHARAGPUR-Outlook India
    • Ranked in 2018
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    • Ranked in 2018

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IIT KHARAGPUR,Kharagpur Placement and Salary Trends

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    INR41 L

Scholarship at IIT KHARAGPUR


  • Close to 1000 students at IIT-KGP receive financial assistance from various corporations, foundations and external agencies
  • More than 1000 students receive Scholarships on Merit-cum-Means
  • Hundreds of Endowment Prizes and Free Tuition offered by the Institute
  • Alumni Funded Scholarships

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IIT KHARAGPUR Awards and Rankings

  • Ranked 5th in NIRF Rankings for Engineering, Management and Overall Category
  • Ranked 1st in NIRF Rankings in Architecture Category
  • Ranked 58 in QS Asia Rankings 2021 and 44 in QS Subject Rankings 2021
  • Ranked as the top institution in India by URAP (University Ranking by Academic Performance)
  • Outlook India ranked IIT Kharagpur 1st among the top engineering colleges in 2009 and 2010
  • Dataquest ranked IIT KGP the best engineering college in India (2009)
  • Ranked 58th in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2013
  • Ranked 3rd by India Today
  • Rated as the best Technology School by Dataquest-IDC survey (2008

IIT KHARAGPUR Overview Reviews


IIT Kharagpur description of campus and oppurtunities.


Devansh Pandey | 2018-03-14

This a place of opportunity available only to bright minds from all over India selected from JEE-Adv. The life inside of the campus is fun apart from academics you can play and there are different societies for your all-round development and infrastructure of the institute is world class with Hi-Tech facilities and halls are also very good and you will love the studies too.There are various fests among which Spring Fest and Kshitij are most famous and large number of people visit the institute during this time and your experience of this time will be mesmerizing.


Academic and Campus life of IIT Kharagpur .


Devansh Pandey | 2018-03-14

IIT Kharagpur popularly called IIT kgp. It is a place to excel your academics as well as your extracurricular skills, having world-class teachers students and peaceful environment away from city rush.IITkgp established in 1951 by Pt.Jawahar Lal Nehru himself is the oldest IIT, the campus is very beautiful. Having students from all over India is a perfect blend of science and culture.At this place, you can become an engineer, a dancer, a comedian, a sportsperson or anything you want because institute provides you the opportunity.

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I have got the option of the Agriculture Department in IIT Kharagpur. I want to know it's scope in practical life and the average package students get after graduating in this department.

-Anirudh AgrawalUpdated on November 05, 2020 11:05 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

B.Tech Agriculture has wide opportunities and great scope in practical life. Professionals in agricultural sectors have a wide range of job roles to opt and can work in various organizations and units. 

Agricultural engineers can apply for government jobs as well as work in private sectors. They can work both indoors and outdoors. These professionals can work in laboratories as researchers or even as lectures, professors in classrooms.

Some of the popular job roles for Agricultural Engineers include scientists, researchers, agronomists, horticulturalists, etc. 

The average pay scale for candidates who graduated from B.Tech Agriculture ranges somewhere ...


Do the M.Tech Chemical Engineering students at IIT KGP get good job offers from the campus?

-AnonymousUpdated on November 04, 2020 10:20 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, the students at IIT Kharagpur are offered good placement opportunities with very good salary packages. As of 2019, more than 1275 job offers were made to the students at IIT Kharagpur, constituting a total of 92 companies that visited the campus for placement. The average CTC was 30 LPA that was offered to the students. Some of the companies that visited IIT Kharagpur for M.Tech in Chemical Engineering placement are Google, OYO, Flipkart, Apple, JP Morgan, Barclays GSC, etc. Not even this, but there were also various international placement opportunities from countries such as Japan, the ...


What is the average package of Electrical Engineering students at Kharagpur IIT?

-SunkaraSriharikaUpdated on October 14, 2020 11:14 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The average package for Electrical Engineering at IIT, Kharagpur is 15.25 LPA and 12 LPA for dual degree students. Around 60% of the students from Electrical Engineering were placed in the last year. Some of the companies that visited the IIT Kharagpur for Electrical Engineering placements are Wipro, PepsiCo, Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo, Adani Group, BPCL, etc.

To learn more about IIT Kharagpur EE placements, you can also check IIT Kharagpur Placements.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


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Is IIT KHARAGPUR recognized by the UGC?

Yes, IIT KHARAGPUR is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for IIT KHARAGPUR ?

The NIRF Ranking for IIT KHARAGPUR are as follows :
In 2018 for Law : 4 .
In 2018 for Engineering : 4 .

Is IIT KHARAGPUR a government college?

IIT KHARAGPUR is Public college.

When was the college , IIT KHARAGPUR established ?

IIT KHARAGPUR was established in the year 1950.

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