Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur - Indian Institute of Technology

  • Kharagpur, West Bengal
  • ESTD 1951
  • AICTE , UGC
  • Autonomous University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
4Years Full Time
02-May-2019 -07-May-2019
Application Form Date
9.0 ₹79,306 per year Apply Now
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
N/A ₹307,100 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]
5Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Aerospace Engineering)
5Years Full Time
02-May-2019 -07-May-2019
Application Form Date
9.0 N/A Apply Now
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]
5Years Full Time 40 Seats Per Course
06-Jan-2019 -20-Jan-2019
Examination Date
9.0 N/A Apply Now
Bachelor of Laws [L.L.B.] (Intellectual Property Rights)
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹113,832 per year Apply Now
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
2Years Full Time
02-Feb-2019 -10-Feb-2019
Examination Date
9.0 ₹25,465 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
5Years Full Time
02-May-2019 -07-May-2019
Application Form Date
9.0 N/A Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time 25 Seats Per Course
04-Jan-2019 -01-Sep-2018
Application Form Date
N/A N/A Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc] + Ph.D
2Years Full Time
04-Jan-2019 -01-Sep-2018
Application Form Date
N/A ₹16,758 per year Apply Now

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Faculties

Dr. Partha Pratim Chakraborty
Director
Porf. Abhijeet Chandra
Assistant Professor, Department of Management
Prof. Abhijit Bhattacharya
Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Prof. Abhijit Das
Assistant Professor, Department of Bio Science
Prof. Abhijit Guha
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee
Associate Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Prof. Basab Chakraborty
Assistant Professor, Department Engineering Enterprises
Prof. Bhim Charan Meikap
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Prof. C Retna Raj
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Prof. C Shaji
Assistant Professor, Department of Oceans,Rivers,Atmosphere and Land Science
Prof. Chacko Jacob
Professor, Department of Materials Science
Prof. Chanchal Kumar Mukherjee
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Prof. Chandan Chakraborty
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Prof. Debalay Chakrabarti
Associate Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Prof. Debarghya Chakraborty
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Prof. Debashish Chakravarty
Associate Professor, Department of Mining Engineering
Prof. Goutam Chakraborty
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. Indrajit Chakrabarti
Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
Prof. Jayanta Chakraborty
Assistant Professor, Department of Energy Science and Engineering
Prof. Jayashree Chakraborty
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Prof. Kanchan Chowdhury
Professor, Department of Cryogenic Engineering
Prof. Koel Chaudhury
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Science and Technology
Prof. Madhab Chandra Das
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Prof. Manas Chandra Ray
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. Narayan Chandra Das
Associate Professor, Department of Rubber Technology
Prof. Partha Roy Chaudhuri
Associate Professor, Department of Physics

About University

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is one of the best institutes in India to study engineering and other science related disciplines. It is very old and experienced and has been on a roll since its inception. It has history enshrined and engraved on its very walls. IIT Kharagpur is providing with the best of facilities, not to mention its technical education. It is one of the best among the IITs and also enjoys a very good rank and status.

  • This part of IIT was started in the year of 1951
  • In the year 1946, the Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, a Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, in the Department of Education, Health and Agriculture came up with a committee that would look after the offering of Higher Technical Institutions for the aftermath of the war in the post industrial growth in the country.
  • The committee had 22 members and was led by Sri N.R. Sarkar. The report suggested the setting up of four Higher Technical Institutions in all the regions (East, West, North and South).
  • The establishment of those fantastic four was on the tunes of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
  • The very first IIT came in the month of May, 1950. The formal inauguration was done by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Academics: There are many departments, centers of excellence and schools in IIT – Kharagpur. These departments and schools are providing with top quality education and teaching-

Departments 

The names of some departments are as follows:

 

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural & Food Engineering
  • Architecture & Regional Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Geology & Geophysics
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture
  • Physics

Institute Centers

There are various Institute Centers. They are as follows:

  • Biotechnology
  • Materials Science
  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering Centre
  • Centre for Educational Technology
  • Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences etc.

Institute Schools 

The Institute Schools are listed below:

  • Information Technology
  • School of Water Resources
  • Medical Science and Technology
  • Vinod Gupta School of Management
  • G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications
  • Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law
  • Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management.

 

Short Term Programs: Besides its regular courses IITKGP also provides some short term programs-

  • Training Program for Engineers - Cryogenic Air Separation
  • Training Program for Engineers - Safe Design and Operation of Oxygen Systems
  • High Performance Parallel and Enterprise Computing
  • Executive Development Program on Effective Leadership and Teamwork
  • Short Term Course on Optical and Wireless Networks (OWN)
  • Short Term Course on Wireless Communication and Networks 

Extracurricular: IIT-KGP has a number of clubs on campus to cater to the students’ desire for a break from studies. Students can be a member of multiple clubs, depending on their area of interested. Some of the clubs are-

  • Technology Dramatics Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Easter Technology Music Society
  • Spectra- for strengthening the foothold of fine arts in the campus
  • DebSoc- The debate club
  • Communique- A club meant to improve the soft skills of IIT-KGP students. etc

Facilities: IIT KGP provides best infrastructural facilities to the students. some of them are mentioned below-

Hostels

 

20 halls of residence are provided for students

Guest houses are also facilitated for the guardians & parents of students.

Each hostel has a specific name. Some halls of IIT Kharagpur are-

  • Ashutosh Mukherjee Hall
  • Azad Hall
  • Bidhan Chandra Roy Hall
  • Gokhale Hall

Library

 

Hi-tech library having-

  • 3, 00, 000 volumes
  • 1400 periodicals
  • 300 print journals

QIP

 

Quality Improvement Programmes (Q.I.P) has been funded by the AICTE and it is providing scope for the teachers to perk up their qualification by attaining higher degrees of education (M. Tech and PH. D)

 

Extension Centers

 

There are two extension centers (Calcutta Extension Centre & Bhubaneswar Extension Centre) that are providing with facilities for various educational programmes and some courses related to distance learning.

Sports Infrastructure

There are facilities to play sports like cricket, hockey, football, lawn tennis, volleyball, athletics, badminton etc.

Festivals:

  • Kshitij- The annual management & technical fest of IIT-KGP, it has over 40 events in which students can participate.
  • Spring Fest- Held in the month of January, it is the cultural fest of IIT Kharagpur. It sees participation from a large number of students all over India

Ranking:

Publisher

Rank

Year

QS World

346th

2013

QS Asian

58th

2013

Times

351-400th

2013

India Today

3rd

2013

Outlook  India

1st

2013

Dataquest

4th

2011

 

 

Scholarship:

  • Merit-cum-means scholarship of Rs.1000/- p.m. & a tuition fee waiver is awarded to 25% of students admitted under B.Tech, B.Arch, Integrated M.Sc. and 2 year M.Sc program
  • Assistantship of Rs.10000/- per month to MMST students
  • Students admitted to Dual Degree program are provided scholarships at par with B.Tech. students upto 4th year and at par with M.Tech in their 5th year.



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Contact Details

Phone No: 03222-255221
Address:
Post Technology, Paschim Medinipur
Kharagpur - 721302
West Bengal , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Puri Gate Bus Stop bus stand 0.00Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹30.5 K

IIT kharagpur provides eight hostels for boys. These hostels are well equipped with all modern facilities like gymkhana, sports, 24 hours water supply, common room, mess, 24 hours electricity and security facility. All the hostels are running under the guidance/supervision of warden. There are also some rules and regulation made by the hostel committee which is mandatory to follow by the all hostellers.

Accommodation for Boys:

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall (10,000 student’s capacity)
  • Madan Mohan Malviya hall (1600 student’s capacity)
  • Patel Hall
  • Azad Hall
  • Nehru Hall
  • Radha Krishnan Hall
  • Rajendra Prasad Hall 
  • Homi Jahangir Bhaba Hall

The graduate students live in the following hostels:

  • B. C. Roy Hall 
  • Gokhale Hall 
  • J. C. Bose Hall 
  • Zakir Hussain Hall 
Hostel For : Female ₹30.5 K

IIT kharagpur provides three hostels for girls with all modern facilities like gymkhana, 24 hours water supply, common room, mess, 24 hours electricity and security facility. The girl’s hostels are closest to the institute and the police station for security and safety purpose. All the hostels are running under the guidance/supervision of warden. There are also some rules and regulation made by the hostel committee which is mandatory to follow by the all hostellers.

Accommodation for Girls:

  1. Sarojini Naidu / Indira Gandhi Hall (SN/ IG)
  2. Mother Teresa Hall (MT)
  3. Sister Nivedita

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