Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), 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 81 courses in Arts and Humanities, Science, Medical, Engineering, Management streams. Popular courses are B.Arch, MSc, B.Tech, B.Tech+M.Tech. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 41 Lacs in 2016 academic year.

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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Overview

Indian Institute of Technology

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 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.

Top Courses & Fees Indian Institute of Technology Courses & Fees

B.Tech+M.Tech 45 Courses Offered
B.Tech 17 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 2 Lacs
B.Arch 1 Courses Offered
MSc 18 Courses Offered
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IIT KHARAGPUR,Kharagpur Placement and Salary Trends

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Awards and Rankings

  • 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


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B.Tech + M.Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, 2022

Academic and Campus life of IIT Kharagpur .

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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Devansh Pandey
B.Tech + M.Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, 2022

IIT Kharagpur description of campus and oppurtunities.

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.

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When the admission process of aerospace engineering will start?? And what are the criteria for admission?

-Mekhla Mahesh Shet.Updated on June 16, 2020 01:30 PM
Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The admission to Aerospace Engineering at IIT Kharagpur is done on the basis of JOSAA counselling done on the basis of rank obtained in JEE Advanced. If you want to avail admission to Aerospace Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, you will have to appear for and qualify the JEE Advanced exam.

You can find the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to IIT Kharagpur by clicking on the link below:

Eligibility Criteria for Admission to IIT Kharagpur

The admission to IIT Kharagpur will start with the counselling of JEE Advanced through JOSAA. The candidates will have to stay updated with the counselling dates of JEE Advanced to get admission to IIT Kharagpur. You can find the important dates for JEE Advanced 2020 by clicking on the link below:

Important Dates for JEE Advanced 2020


Do you have any queries related to Indian Institute of Technology?


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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