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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology is also known as IIT, located in Kharagpur. IT was the first IITs to be established in the year 1951 by the Government of India.
It has been ranked 4 for Engineering by MHRD in 2018.

IIT Kharagpur imparts the Highly professional education in various disciplines such as Engineering, Architecture, Management, Law, Science etc. 

The offered courses by IIT, Kharagpur are B.Tech, M.Tech, and B.Tech+ M.Tech in various Engineering disciplines such as Civil, Chemical, Aerospace, Agricultural and Food Processing, Mechanical, Mining, Electrical, Instrumentation Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Biotechnology and Chemical, Computer Science.
It also offers M.Sc, B.Sc+M.Sc, LLM, B.Tech+ MBA, LLB, B.Arch and MBA in various specialization such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operation Management and Information Technology.

It has 8 schools within the campus such as School of Medical Science and Technology, School of Water resources, Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Medical Science & Technology, G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications, Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management, Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship.

There are 19 departments inside the college campus namely Aerospace Learning, Agriculture and Food Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Regional Planning, Nano Science and Technology and others.

The Institute has world-class infrastructure with all major facilities such as Smart Classroom, Digital Classroom, 25 specialty R & D Units , 22 halls of residence capacity of around 10000 students , Library with 350,000 books and documents, Conference hall, Auditorium, Seminar Hall, Workshops, Laboratories, Mess, Cafeteria, Computer Labs, Moot court, E-Library, Transportation, Medical Facility, Sports and many more facilities are available.

IIT Kharagpur has about approx 605 faculty members, 1,988 employees and approximately 10,010 students living on the campus.

It organizes various programs like Cultural Programs, Technical Fest, Annual Fest, Sports, Competitions, Diwali Celebration, Spring Fest, Kshitij etc.

It also conducts Industrial Visits, Educational trips, Seminars, National and International Conferences, Exhibition etc.

There is a separate Placement cell which is responsible for preparing the students for Campus recruitment by conducting many programs such as Workshops, Leadership Talks, Competitions, GD Session, Lectures by Guest and many more activities.

Many Top Companies visit the college for Campus Placement. Some International Organization also visits the college to recruit the students. The major recruiting companies of IIT Kharagpur are Google, Cognizant, Microsoft, Deloitte, Wipro, Texas Instrument, Samsung, Larsen and Toubro Ltd., TVS Motors, CGG India, ZS Associates, TATA Steel, Stanley, Visa Steel, Honeywell, Virtusa, Nestle, Philips, Oracle, Nvidia and many more.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Admission 2018

  • Admission to B.Tech, B.Tech+ M.Tech and B.Arch, students must have completed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 75% marks (10% of relaxation for SC/ST category students) from recognized Board. Admission will be done only on the basis of JEE Mains and JEE Advanced score.

  • For M.Tech admission, students must have a valid score in GATE.

  • Admission to M.Sc and M.Sc+ Ph.D. course, students must hold Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST) and must be qualified in JAM Entrance exam.

  • Students who have done B.Tech from any IIT college of India and secured minimum CGPA of 8 can take direct admission to the M.Tech+Ph.D course.

  • Admission to MBA and MHRM course will be done only on the basis of score obtained in CAT followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview.

  • Admission in MMST, LLB, LLM, EMBA and PGDBA courses will be done through Entrance Test conducted by IIT, Kharagpur followed by Personal Interview.

  • The Online Entrance Test for LLM will be conducted at Raipur, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Vishakhapatnam. The test will consist of 120 MCQ related to Legal Aptitude.

  • Admission to Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) and Ph.D. programs in various areas at Doctoral Level. It offers in four categories such as Ph.D. with Fellowship (INSPIRE/ UGC/ NET), Regular with Institute Assistantship, Sponsored Ph.D. and Ph.D. through sponsored Research Project.

  • Admission will be done on the basis of Dept. Based Test followed by Academic Performance, Work experience, and Interview. Students who have valid score in any one of the following entrance exam are also eligible for admission such as GATE/ NET/ UGC/ CSIR/ SLET.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Fee Structure

  • IIT, Kharagpur is a government body so the fee structure is feasible. The fees structure of the college is neither too high nor too low. The facilities provided by the college are up to the mark. The fee for one semester is inclusive of all other expenses such as Hostel Fees, Examination Fees, Tuition Fes, Mess, Laundry etc. 

  • Students who belong to poor family background will be given fee wavier and many Scholarships are provided by the College. 

  • Some Bank also provides the Educational loans to needed students at a very low rate of Interest.








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