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Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Kharagpur

Kharagpur, West Bengal AICTE, UGC Estd 1951 Autonomous University

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Updated On - December 18th 2017 by MANDEEP KAUR

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, popularly known as IIT Kharagpur, was established in the year 1951. It is a public engineering institution and is located in Kharagpur, West Bengal. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Des, LLB, LLM, integrated programs, M.Des, M.Sc, PhD and M.Phil program to the aspirants.
IIT Kharagpur Admissions are based on the marks secured by the students in the following entrance tests- JEE Advanced for B.Tech, GATE for MTech, JAM for M.Sc, CEED for B.Des & M.Des. and for PhD applicants have to clear a written test conducted by the institute.

IIT Kharagpur Highlights

Establishment Year

1951

Type

Autonomous University

Approved by

AICTE, UGC

Location

Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

IIT Kharagpur Courses Offered

The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs as well. All the programs are examined below:

Undergraduate Program:

IIT Kharagpur offers undergraduate courses like Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) to provide education in the field of Technology and Architecture along with a five-year integrated course B.Tech.+M.Tech. Candidates willing to take admission in B.Tech. program have to go through a national level entrance test, known as Joint Entrance Examination (Main)  while those willing to take admission in B.Arch and integrated B.Tech.+M.Tech needs to go through JEE (Advance). LLB program candidates have to appear in an entrance test conducted by IIT.

Postgraduate Program:

M.Tech and M.Sc
IIT Kharagpur provides Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Master of Science (M.Sc) along with a five-year integrated M.Sc program under multiple specializations. In order to seek admission in M.Sc and integrated M.Sc programs, candidates need to go through an entrance exam, commonly known as JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc).

MBA, MHRM, LLM, MMST and MCP-Ph.D

IIT Kharagpur also offers numerous Master’s level courses like Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM), Master of Medical Science and Technology (MMST), Master of Law (LLM) and an integrated course MCP-Ph.D.
Admission to MBA and MHRM programs is made through the Common Admission Test (CAT). Candidates willing to get admission in MMST program, need to go through the MMST entrance exam which is conducted by IIT. Candidates seeking admission to LLM program need to go through All India Common Entrance Examination (CET). Selection of MCP-Ph.D program is made through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Ph.D Program

IIT Kharagpur provides research-based doctoral programs which award the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). An entrance test followed by an Interview is conducted by the respective department to get admission in the Ph.D program.
Read more about the Courses and Fees- IIT Kharagpur Courses and Fees

IIT Kharagpur Rankings

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Ranking

Year

NIRF (Overall)

4

2017

NIRF (Engineering)

3

2017

India Look (Engineering)

2

2017

Outlook India

3

2017

The Week

3

2017

IIT Kharagpur Scholarship:

  • Merit-cum-means scholarship of INR.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 INR 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.
     
4Years Full Time33 seats per course9
79,306
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

GAURAV GUPTA, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.3/10

"i give the exam of JEEE ADVANCED to took an admission in IIT. And this year paper was very hard as compared to last year, which causes of cutoff also and i secured around 47%. I wanted to study in IIT-KGP so i choose kharagpur. Kharagpur is also known for mother of all IIT'S and many alums also pass"   Read More


Bhargav D, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.7/10

"If you want to get admission through either of JEE exams, mains or advanced you have go through a common counselling window (JoSSA, link: http://josaa.nic.in/webinfo/Public/home.aspx), through whcih you can get admission into a wide range of government engineering colleges and government funded engi"   Read More





College Admission Reviews

Priti Raj, Master of Human Resource Management [MHRM], Pursued: First Year ON 2017 - 2018

8.8/10

"The notification was released after around 10-15 days later to CAT result. After filling the for first shortlisting came. First shortlisting happened through CAT then we had an interview post Essay writing process. Final shortlisting was done based on cumulative score one get after summing up marks "   Read More


Surbhi Sukanth, Masters in Human Resource Development [MHRD], Pursued: Second Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.5/10

"I found about this course from Career Launcher website. The form was available on the IIT Kharagpur official website. The notification about the same is released in the month of November. The interview takes place in the month of February. The admission committee is really cordial and helpful.They"   Read More




College Admission Reviews

Vinay chandil, Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: 2nd year ON 2017 - 2018

7.8/10

"It's quite straightforward, actually. The IITs come out with a merit list based on your JEE Advanced scores. After this, it's a fairly simple five-step process, which is terribly hard to screw up. Registration on JEE Advanced Website, Payment of counselling fees, Submission of photocopies of docume"   Read More


Tushar Gupta, Batch: Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics and Computing) -2014

9/10

"I'm not sure about the dates of the interview process. I was provided with an invitation for a counselling session in Roorkee where I filled a list of courses I'm interested in. I was also provided with a brochure containing a rough mapping about the nature of the course one can get for a given rank"   Read More


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College Admission Reviews

GAURAV GUPTA, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.3/10

"i give the exam of JEEE ADVANCED to took an admission in IIT. And this year paper was very hard as compared to last year, which causes of cutoff also and i secured around 47%. I wanted to study in IIT-KGP so i choose kharagpur. Kharagpur is also known for mother of all IIT'S and many alums also pass"   Read More


Bhargav D, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.7/10

"If you want to get admission through either of JEE exams, mains or advanced you have go through a common counselling window (JoSSA, link: http://josaa.nic.in/webinfo/Public/home.aspx), through whcih you can get admission into a wide range of government engineering colleges and government funded engi"   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending

5Years Full Time40 seats per course9
210,800*
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

Sairaj Kubal, Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.] (Architecture and Regional Planning), Pursued: Second Year ON 2017 - 2018

6.8/10

"Formerly IIT-JEE, now known as JEE-Advanced, is the entrance examination and the only option to get into any of the IITs. I had appeared twice for the exam, securing All-India-Ranks 17249 and 9471 in both the attempts."   Read More


Rishabh, B.Arch, Pursued: 4th year ON 2015 - 2016

9.2/10

"I qualified IIT JEE Entrance exam and got Admissions to the B.arch programmes at the IIT Kharagpur through an Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) I opt for this particular college because of some positive aspects like Passionate atmosphere. Be it drama, start-ups, music. You get into a society, you bec"   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending



College Admission Reviews

Abhishek Chansoria, LLB (Hons. IPR), Pursued: 2nd Year ON 2016 - 2017

9.5/10

"I took the entrance exam conducted by the college department (Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law). First, there's a written examination consisting of Quantitative Aptitude, Basic Science, English, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Essay Writing. After this, there is a GD/PI se"   Read More


Abhishek Chansoria, LLB (Hons. IPR), Pursued: 2nd Year ON 2016 - 2017

9.5/10

"I took the entrance exam conducted by the college department (Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law). First, there's a written examination consisting of Quantitative Aptitude, Basic Science, English, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Essay Writing. After this, there is a GD/PI se"   Read More


25,465*
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

SAURABH singh, Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Engineering), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

7.3/10

"I scored 98 percentile in GATE which is pretty neat and had options to go to many IITs but I opted for IIT KGP because of the solid research facilities and competent faculty it has. The place is amazing for post graduate studies."   Read More


Golu Patel, Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical System Design), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

9.2/10

"I took GATE 2016 examination in mechanical engineering as entrance test and scored AIR 1400. I opted for IIT KGP because of its excellence in research field."   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending

BROWSE STREAMS Chemical EngineeringComputer Science & EngineeringMechanical EngineeringAerospace EngineeringAqua Cultural EngineeringAgricultural Systems & ManagementBiotechnology And Biochemical EngineeringHydraulic & Water Resources EngineeringElectrical Engineering + Power SystemPower and Energy EngineeringCivil Engineering + Structural Engineering



College Admission Reviews

GAURAV GUPTA, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.3/10

"i give the exam of JEEE ADVANCED to took an admission in IIT. And this year paper was very hard as compared to last year, which causes of cutoff also and i secured around 47%. I wanted to study in IIT-KGP so i choose kharagpur. Kharagpur is also known for mother of all IIT'S and many alums also pass"   Read More


Bhargav D, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering), Pursued: First Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.7/10

"If you want to get admission through either of JEE exams, mains or advanced you have go through a common counselling window (JoSSA, link: http://josaa.nic.in/webinfo/Public/home.aspx), through whcih you can get admission into a wide range of government engineering colleges and government funded engi"   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending

2Years Full Time25 seats per course
20,915*
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

Divyam Sharma, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Economics), Pursued: First Year ON 2017 - 2018

8.7/10

"The counseling procedure for admission was through a body called Josaa, where there were multiple rounds of online counseling, I finally reported to IIT Kharagpur(my allotted institute in the final round) and completed some formalities to confirm admission."   Read More


Satyam Kumar Jha, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: Fourth Year ON 2017 - 2018

9/10

"Once the result were out, the counselling process started.It was a total online process we had to fill our choices on the websites of JEE. We filled our choices in sequential manner.Like I filled Computer science first then I chose maths and computing which I got eventually. Once our choices were "   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending

18,185*
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

Divyam Sharma, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Economics), Pursued: First Year ON 2017 - 2018

8.7/10

"The counseling procedure for admission was through a body called Josaa, where there were multiple rounds of online counseling, I finally reported to IIT Kharagpur(my allotted institute in the final round) and completed some formalities to confirm admission."   Read More


Satyam Kumar Jha, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Mathematics and Computing), Pursued: Fourth Year ON 2017 - 2018

9/10

"Once the result were out, the counselling process started.It was a total online process we had to fill our choices on the websites of JEE. We filled our choices in sequential manner.Like I filled Computer science first then I chose maths and computing which I got eventually. Once our choices were "   Read More


*Estimated Fees, Official Verification is Pending

College rating

based on 105 students ratings

8.5/10

8.9/10academic
7.1/10accommodation
8.2/10faculty
9.1/10infrastructure
8.5/10placements
9.0/10social

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SOUMYA RANJAN MISHRAMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Geology)Batch : 2010
8.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

A Story which can never be re-told

Remarks -

College management- It need more outlook developing. They require more focus on students and their future in careers. R&D is necessary, but job is also essential for some students also. Equal emphasis should be place don both the aspects.


6/10academic
8/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
7/10placement
10/10social life
Ankit AgrawalMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Microelectronics and VLSI Design)Batch : 2016
7.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

A time when I grew technically and personally.

Remarks -

The campus of IIT Kharagpur is really good. We had a big Cricket ground, a movie theater especially for IIT KGP students. The campus has got the biggest library in ASIA.


9/10academic
9/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
4/10food & accom
8/10placement
8/10social life
SnehashishMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Physics)Batch : 2017
8.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Amazing 5 years journey

Remarks -

Overall, IIT Kharagpur is an excellent college in terms of studying good engineering and science subjects.


10/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
5/10food & accom
8/10placement
10/10social life
Surajit GhoshMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Chemical Engineering)Pursued Fifth Year 2017 - 2018
8.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Energies passion for excellence

Remarks -

IIT KGP is very strong with its academic qualities and students activity but it lacks a good administration. A better administration in the Institute can make it a number one institute of the country and can secure a good world university ranking.


8/10academic
9/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
7/10food & accom
8/10placement
10/10social life
AbhishuBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science)Batch : 2017
9.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

4 years at IITKGP

Remarks -

No bad remarks. The college is a complete package of learning, fun, experience, research, academic excellence, infrastructure.


10/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
8/10food & accom
10/10placement
10/10social life

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03222-255221 , 282269 , 282346

Comments

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17 Comments
Subho Ghosh

Is there any scholarship at iits if get admission for msc through iit jam??

08 Sep, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Subho, To get information about the Scholarship please contact on 03222-255221, 2255303.

08 Sep, 2017 16:31
Anand Dixit

what are the average fees in the course of b arch?

01 Sep, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Anand, To get the Fee Structure & Eligibility Criteria of B.Arch program through this link: Admission Details

01 Sep, 2017 17:33
n umsh kumar

if it is a govt collge....i need to pay any collge fee? or mony will com from govt as reambersumnt

25 Apr, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Umsh, to get confirmation on college fee, please contact the college.

27 Apr, 2017 12:59
Sneha dujaniya

Min score to qualify for B.Arch in iit kharagpur?

06 Apr, 2017 09:18
Admin

Hi Sneha, to get the idea about the cut off for B.Arch. Course in IIT Kharagpur, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/news/e-330-iit-kharagpur-cutoff-for-jee-advanced-2016

06 Apr, 2017 13:29
swastika karmakar

admission for 2017-18

20 Mar, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Swastika, admission details for UG courses, are not out yet.

20 Mar, 2017 17:55
NEMMIKANTI RAMBABU

Dear sir, I am RAMBABU how to join in NIT or IIIT or GFTI when i am keeping councilling some private universities or partcipating if i can apply will be happen anything are not.I qualified in 2015 in jee mains how to join in NIT,IIIT or GFTI.My rank in mains from OBC-NCL Category 123850.Please say me information about this process of joining. regards

24 Feb, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Rambabu, JEE main score card validity is usually two years after declaration of the result. So, you may apply for the admission in 2017.As per your score in JEE mains, you can go for NIT otherwise you will get admission easily in state government colleges also in 2017.

24 Feb, 2017 15:07
suhail iqbal parray

hello sir I iam the student had have done my 2 exam with 73.6% with non-medical stream now i wanted to pursue b.tech in your college and i had not yet attempted jee mains so i wanted to confirm that am i eligible in persuing b.tech in your college

24 Feb, 2017 00:10
Admin

Hi Suhail, for admissions, IIT Kharagpur conducts entrance exam IIT-JEE. Therefore, for UG admission you must have to appear for JEE exam.

24 Feb, 2017 13:05
SHARIQ MUSHTAQ

hi i need help in admission will u help me in this case

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
Neel

Hello, I have completed my diploma in Computer engineering, I need a list of top institute of colleges that allows lateral entry for diploma holders or which are top colleges in India for diploma holders of computer engineering branch. Thank You.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
m raghu babu

I am confused to which college to join my son, I am residing in hyderabad need fee reimbursement , hostel facility, pease guide me.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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