Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Kharagpur , West Bengal

Established in :1951

Accredited by: AICTE

Available College Facilities :Hostel, Placement Assistance, Computer Labs, Wi-Fi Campus, Practical Labs, Engineering Labs, Modern Classrooms, Library

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About Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur are able to meet the growing demand for engineers of the expanding Indian economy. Institute was set up in the year 1951 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. IIT, Kharagpur aims to identify talent and develop therein leadership skills to create a pool of scientific engineers for the new emerging India. IIT Kharagpur or IIT KGP is an autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institute established by the Government of India. The mission of the institute is to draw the best expertise in science, technology, management and law to impart overall training to students in visualizing, synthesizing and executing projects.

Courses Offered

IIT Kharagpur offers Bachelor of Technology course with specialization in Aerospace Engineerin, Agriculture and Food Engineering, Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engergy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mining Engineering, Master of Technology course with specialization in Farm Machinery and Power, Aerospace Engineering, Dairy and Food Engineering, Applied Botany, Aqua Cultural Engineering, Agriculture System Management, Stuructural Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering, Master of Science, Bachelor of Law, Master of Business Administration and Dual degree courses in various streams.

Masters Degree Courses (35)
  • Master of Technology (Farm Machinery & Power Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Soil & Water Conservation Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Dairy & Food Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Post Harvest Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Biotechnology & Biochemical Enginnering)

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  • Master of Technology (Hydraulics & Water Resource Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Transportation Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Environmental Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Geotechnical Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Structural Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Chemical Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Earth System Science)

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  • Master of Technology (Cryogenic Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Computer Science & Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Automation & Computer Vision)

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  • Master of Technology (Fibre Optics & Lightwave Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Microelectronics & VLSI Design)

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  • Master of Technology (RF & Microwave Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Machine Drives & Power Electronics)

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  • Master of Technology (Control Systems)

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  • Master of Technology (Power Systems Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Media & Sound Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Computational Seismology)

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  • Master of Technology (Indrustrial & Management Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Material Science & Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Medical Imaging & Image Analysis)

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  • Master of Technology (Mining Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Mechanical System Dynamics & Control)

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  • Master of Technology (Mechanical Systems Design)

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  • Master of Technology (Computer Science & Data Processing)

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  • Master of Technology (Manufacturing Science & Engineering)

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  • Master of Business Administration

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  • Master of Science

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  • Master of Technology (Aerospace Engineering)

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  • Master of Technology (Agricultural Systems & Management)

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Bachelors Degree Courses (15)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science & Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Instrumentation & Control Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Manufacturing Science & Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture)

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  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication (Part Time)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Agricultural & Food Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Aerospace Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Industrial Engineering & Management)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Metallurgical & Materials Engineering)

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  • Bachelor of Technology (Energy Engineering)

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Placements at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

IIT, Kharagpur has a career placement cell. The placement cell believes in holistic development, for which they provides rigours training to its learners through, Mock interviews, Guest lecturers, seminars and workshops etc. Institute has a robust support from firms like 24/7 Customer, Caterpillar India Pvt. Ltd., Essex Lake Group, LIc, A Star Training ,CEAT TYRES LTD, Evalueserve.

  • Average Salary

    8.9 Lakhs

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Top Visiting Companies

  • CISCO
  • Hindustan Copper Ltd.
  • HSBC
  • IBM SINGAPORE
  • ITC Ltd.
  • O.N.G.C.
  • SAMSUNG INDIA SOFTWARE
  • SYMANTEC
  • TATA MOTORS
  • TATA POWER
  • Tata Steel
  • YAHOO
  • TVS MOTORS

Available College Facilities

IIT, Kharagpur campus is fully encircled by greenery, flower beds, water ponds which create a salubrious environment for the academics. Institute provides ample opportunities for students to excel in their fields of study. Institute provides world class infrastructure facilities for the students. College has central well – stocked library, a modern computer lab & laboratories, and Multimedia classrooms, sports facilities for students. 

Hostel Facilities

The institute is fully residential. Students are accommodated in 18 Halls of Residence and the staff is provided with quarters. Accommodation for visitors is arranged in the Technology Guest House, CEC Guest House, Alumni Guest House or CTS Visitors Hall, or if need arises, in a students' Hall of Residence.

Laboratory Facilities

IIT Kharagpur has 19 academic departments and this entire department has a separate laboratory facilities for the learners. IIT KGP has Advanced VlSI lab, The Lab was able to procure state-of-the-art test equipment from a special grant provided by the institute. Here are the research facilties of the IIT Kharagpur:

  • Advanced VLSI lab
  • Analytical Food Testing Laboratory
  • Computer & Informatics Center
  • Kalpana Chawla Space Technology Cell
  • Media Lab Asia - IIT-KGP
  • Ocean & Atmospheric Science and Technology Cell
  • Special Manpower Development Programme
  • Vodafone Essar-IIT Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications
     

Library

Central Library serves the academic needs of about 5000 UG and PG students and research scholars, nearly 500 faculty members and about 1500 technical, administrative and medical staff of our institute. Besides its services are extended to a number of other organizations also. The Library resources stand at about 3,00,000 volumes including books, back- volumes of periodicals, micro forms, video forms, theses, patents and standards. The journal subscription goes beyond 1000. While all journal subscriptions are available in the present form, some are available in CD ROM form also.

Classroom Facilities

IIT, Kharagpur provides well furnished and trendy classrooms. All classrooms provides a special learning environment, a touch screen white board is integrated with the LCD projector and a computer.

Message from The Dean


PARTHA PRATIM CHAKRABARTI completed his B.Tech in 1985 and PhD in 1988 from the Dept of Computer Science & Engg, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He joined the same department as a faculty member in 1988 and is currently a Professor. He was the Professor-in-Charge of the state of the art VLSI Design Laboratory which he helped set up and has been the Dean of Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy at IIT Kharagpur and Head of the Advanced Technology Development Centre. He was also the co-Director of the strategic General Motors-IIT Kharagpur Collaborative Research Laboratory on Electronics, Constrols and Software. He pioneered the development of the Incubation Programme at IIT Kharagpur. His areas of interest include Artificial Intelligence (AI), Formal Methods, CAD for VLSI & Embedded Systems, Fault Tolerance and Algorithm Design.

Dr Chakrabarti has made pioneering research contributions and has solved a number of open problems. His work has been incorporated in standard text books as well as industry level tools of major international companies. He has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences and supervised two dozen PhD students. He has worked closely with Govt as well as industry on various problems and has successfully led and completed large projects and programmes at national and international levels. Important among them include DST, CSIR, IGSTC, Volkswagen Foundation, National Semiconductor Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Intel Corporation, Synopsys, General Motors, Xerox, etc. He is a well-known teacher and mentor who has not only graduated a large number of students and developed well appreciated teaching modules but has also motivated and championed many student innovation and entrepreneurial activities which have achieved unique successes.

Dr Chakrabarti received the President of India Gold Medal (1985), the INSA Young Scientist Award (1991), Anil K Bose Award (1995), INAE Young Engineer�s Award (1997) and the Swarnajayanti Fellowship (1997-98), Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (2000), INAE Visweswarya Chair Professorship (2007-9), J.C. Bose Fellowship (2013) and many other awards. He has been elected a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and the Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore, Indian National Academy of Engineering and the West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology.

Eminent Faculty Members

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in its various departments.

  • A. K. Ghosh
  • G. Bandyopadhyay
  • P. K. Datta
  • R. Singh
  • Rintu Banerjee
  • B. K. Sengupta
  • R. N. Datta
  • A. K. Das
  • D. Das
  • S. H. Dey
  • A. N. Samanta
  • Gargi Das
  • S. DasGupta
  • L. S. Ramachandra
  • J. N. Bandopadhyay
  • P. K. Chattaraj
  • A. Basak
  • I. Sengupta
  • P. P. Chakrabarti
  • Sujoy Ghose
  • V. V. Rao
  • S. S. Bandyopadhyay
  • K. Chowdhury
  • A. K. Sinha
  • S.Banerjee
  • Alok Barua
  • C. K. Maiti
  • Swapna Banerjee
  • A. K. Chattopadhyay
  • R. Bhattacharyya
  • S. N. Bhattacharyya
  • B. Mishra
  • D. Suar
  • B. Mahanty
  • R. N. P. Choudhary
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Financials and Scholorship Aid

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State Bank of India (SBI) provides financial assistance for the eligible aspirants.  

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Contact Information

Contact Person :

Patra Amit, Dean

Contact Numbers :

03222255221

Email ID :

dyregac@hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in

Website :

http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/

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