About College

Since Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is an institute of national importance and is the first IIT, students prefer this school for its reputation within the country. It's also referred to as the mother of all IIT's hence, being a centre of attraction and also keeping the excellence in teaching at its best level.


This college was initially founded to coach scientists and engineers after India attained independence in 1947. However, over the years, the institute's academic capabilities diversified with opportunities in management, law, architecture, humanities, etc. It works on the motto—योगः कर्मसु कौशलम् (Excellence in action is Yoga).


With 781 facilitators for various departments, IIT Kharagpur faculty is one of the most friendly and knowledgeable in the country. Teaching quality is superb. The course curriculum is usually upgraded. The course curriculum is research also as industry oriented.


Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur may be a public technical and research university established by the government of India in 1951. It's the primary of the IITs to be established and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance. IIT KGP MBA is carried out at the Vinod Gupta School of Management.


Various firms and companies approach the final year students of IIT KGP. The multiple prestigious companies include EXL Services, Quantiphi Analytics, Barclays GSC, OYO, etc.


IIT Kharagpur alumni team is a voluntary student body working under the patronage of the Dean of Alumni Affairs and International Relations. It makes consistent efforts in bridging the gap between the institute and its esteemed alumni community. Some of the IIT Kharagpur notable alumni include Sundar Pichai, Arvind Kejriwal, Arjun Malhotra, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Vinod Gupta among others.


Campus


IIT Kharagpur campus area spreads to 8.7-square-kilometres (2,100-acre) and has about 22,000 residents. It is located 120 kilometres (75 mi) west of Kolkata and five kilometres faraway from Kharagpur railroad station in West Midnapore district. IIT KGP library is well equipped with modem facilities and resources in the forms of CDs, DVDs, online databases, micro-documents, video cassettes, books, journals etc. IIT Kharagpur library is one of the largest and finest technical libraries in Asia. IIT Kharagpur campus size is large and is far from the energetic confusion of city life. It speeds up the student life towards social and creative gatherings and develops among them extraordinary skills in all the spheres such as academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, and social.



Course and Fee

The institute has faculty for many of the engineering and architecture courses alongside integrated bachelors and masters programs. IIT Kharagpur courses, eligibility criteria for every course and first year's IIT Kharagpur fees and IIT Kharagpur MBA fees are mentioned below.



S.No.

  Course


Fee

Eligibility

1

B.Tech

₹82,070 (1st Yr. Fee)

10+2 with 75%+ JEE Advanced

2

M.Tech

₹2.32 Lakhs (1st Yr. Fee)

Graduation+GATE


3

B. Arch

₹82,070 (1st Yr. Fee)

10+2

4

L.L.B

₹1.24 Lakhs (1st Yr. Fee)

Graduation

5

B.Sc + M.Sc    

₹82,070 (1st Yr. Fee)

10+2

6

M.Sc

₹25,465 (1st Yr. Fee)

Graduation with 55%+IIT JAM

7

MBA

₹3.14 Lakhs (1st Yr. Fee)

Graduation with 50%+CAT



Course Details

As an institute founded to train scientists and engineers, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has come a long way. Today, it gives opportunities to students from different and varied fields to be a part of the legacy. It has started undergraduate and postgraduate courses, integrated courses such as 


  • IIT Kharagpur MBA( IIT Kharagpur PGDBA or PG Diploma in Business Analytics is a popular course)

  • IIT Kharagpur B.Sc+M.Sc,

  • IIT Kharagpur B.Arch

  • IIT Kharagpur M Tech etc. 

  • IIT Kharagpur PhD

  • IIT KGP Law (L.L.B)


All the departments have extremely educated and experienced professors with friendly behaviour. There are also some short term courses, conferences, symposiums and various seminars offered on different platforms, including IIT Kharagpur online courses which working executives can pursue and take benefit from.


Contact the Institute:-

IIT Kharagpur address—


Indian Institute of Technology

Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.


IIT Kharagpur pin code-721302


Website—

http://www.iitKGP.ac.in/


Foreign Exchange

The University has foreign exchange relations with many renowned international universities such as University of Melbourne Curtin, University, University of Wollongong, University of Alberta University of Auckland. They provide Foreign Exchange Programmes to the students of Doctoral Programs, Joint Doctoral Programs, Masters and Undergraduate Programs


Achievements

  • This college has been crowned as India's best university for graduate employability, 2016.

  • Awarded the status of Institute of Eminence by the Govt. of India, 2019.

  • IIT Kharagpur ranking is at rank no. 5 in India Rankings 2020 by NIRF in Management Category


  • Apart from this, IIT Kharagpur Law course college has also marked itself as the 4th Best Law College in NIRF Rankings India 2020.

Director Message

From Dr Virendra Kumar Tewari desk-

He shared his vision for the future and said that the foremost initiative would be to form an advisory committee consisting of former directors of this college.Tewari hopes to focus on 

institutional ranking, 

technology commercialization

water conservation and management,

waste management and green energy

rural development projects, and

Cultural conversation amongst pupils within the Institute and beyond.


Talking about Vinod Gupta School of Management, he has said –


“Established in 1993, Vinod Gupta School of Management is the first management school to be set up within the IIT system, offering management education to some of the brightest minds in the country. 


The students of VGSoM, being part of the IIT ecosystem, an institute of eminence, receive a unique experience of not only learning the core management subjects offered by the school but also the various interdisciplinary courses from the fields of technology, entrepreneurship and law. Having a legacy of several decades, VGSoM boasts of a highly experienced faculty fraternity with knowledge and industry experience from various fields of management, technology, data analytics, pure sciences and social sciences, who have the innate ability to nurture talented minds and transform them into highly skilled competent industry leaders. 


The school offers a range of programs, including its flagship MBA program such as the Executive MBA and various PhD programs.

 

I firmly believe the students of VGSoM will take away with them an incredible learning experience which will empower them to take several challenges in the future. 


Once again, Welcome to IIT Kharagpur, Welcome to VGSoM.”

Fest and Events


IIT KGP claims a robust student community and almost all the important activities that are essential for an institute are student-driven. IIT Kharagpur fests and events are organized by them which encourage the holistic development of students and allows them to show their co-curricular skills. 


Some examples include Robosoccer conducted by the Technology Robotix Society, various plays conducted by the Dramatics Societies, shows conducted by the Music societies, etc.

 

In January the Entrepreneurship Cell organizes a worldwide Entrepreneurship Summit, which consists of guest lectures, workshops, a start-up camp and other events concerning entrepreneurship and startups.

In October end, Space Technology Students' Society organized the National Students' Space Challenge, the first space-science and engineering series of national-level competitions for school kids in India.


Department Fests


The Department of Computing and Engineering organizes Bitwise which is an internet programming contest annually in February. Programming and algorithmic challenges are given during a span of 12 hours. In Bitwise 2011, 5000 teams participated from 80 countries. Bitwise 2012 was persisted 12 February 2012 and many more….