Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur was the first-ever IIT to be established and is recognized as an institute of national importance. It has been ranked 4th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading engineering colleges across India. The college has a sizeable faculty of over 780 members including a majority of highly qualified and experienced Ph.D holders and currently has a strength of 8,979 students, as of 2019. IIT Kharagpur offers undergraduate, postgraduate, dual degree and doctoral programs in several specializations.
The institute offers B.Tech, B.Arch., Integrated, LLB, LLM, M.Tech., MCP, M.Sc., MBA, EMBA, MMST, and Ph.D. program to the aspirants. Admissions are based on the marks secured by the students in the respective national level entrance examinations including JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, GATE, JAM, CAT etc. Last year, the opening and closing cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kharagpur was 204-283 and 520-980 for male and female candidates respectively. The college offers several facilities including sports, extracurriculars, accommodation, central library etc. IIT Kharagpur also has a great placement record with the first day of the recent placement season of 2019-2020 bringing in over 460 offers from about 30 companies, including many pre-placement offers.
|Established | Type||1951 | Autonomous|
|Recognized By||UGC, AICTE|
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, Ph.D. and Dual-Degree|
|Entrance Exam||JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, JAM, CAT|
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has been ranked by various recognized platforms among colleges at the national and international level
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur offers a variety of courses under different specializations. Given below are the details for the same:
|Course Name||Specializations||Eligibility||Tuition Fee|
|B.Tech (Hons)||Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Agricultural and Food Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering,||Intermediate graduate with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) with PCM/PCB.||INR 82,070|
|B.Arch||Architecture and Regional Planning||Intermediate graduate with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) with PCM||INR 82,070|
|LL.B.||-||Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology/Medicine OR M.Sc OR MBA with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PwD)||INR 1,23,900|
|M.Sc||Geophysics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Statistics and Information,||Bachelor’s in relevant discipline with 55% marks (50% for ST/SC/OBC)||INR 25,465|
|LL.M||-||LL.B with 60% marks in aggregate||INR 1,63,900|
|MBA||Finance, Marketing, Operations, Systems, General Management, Human Resources||B.E/B.Tech or Master’s degree in Science, Economics and Commerce with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories)||INR 3,14,300|
|Ph.D.||Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Agricultural and Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer science and Engineering and more||60% marks in the qualifying examination in Engineering/Science/Commerce/Management||INR 28,900|
|B.Tech + M.Tech||Auto Communication, Control System Engineering, Power and Energy System, Civil Engineering Dual Degree, Transportation Engineering, Aquaculture Engineering and more||Intermediate graduate with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) with PCM||INR 82,070|
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Candidates seeking admission to Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be granted admission on the basis of the following national level entrance examinations:
|B.Tech||JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score|
|M.Tech||GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview|
|MBA||CAT, Group Discussion and Interview Round|
|Ph.D||GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview|
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Tabulated below are the JEE Advanced cutoffs for admission to the B.Tech program at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur:
|Course||Male (Opening-Closing)||Female (Opening-Closing)|
|Computer Science and Engineering||204-283||520-980|
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IIT Kharagpur offers training and placement opportunities to candidates through their Career Development Center and Central Placement Cell, working bodies that counsel and provide training to the job aspirants before appearing for an interview. The academic year 2018-2019 saw a successful placement season with a total of 437 students from 4-year undergraduate courses getting placed with reputed companies and MNCs, bringing in a median salary of INR 14.20 LPA. 36 students from 5-year undergraduate courses got placed with a median salary of INR 11.45 LPA, and 29 students from 3-year undergraduate courses with a median salary of INR 8.25 LPA. The past recruiters at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur have been some of the most reputed tech giants such as Amazon, Adobe, Cognizant, Cisco, Cypress, Deshaw and Co, and many more.
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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has a large and diverse faculty of 781 highly qualified and accomplished members. Out of this, 772 of the members hold Ph.Ds in their respective disciplines. The entire faculty of IIT Kharagpur is very experienced and well versed in their subject matter. Members of the faculty are cooperative towards students and always encourage them to ask questions and clarify their concepts as much as they can, by being available to students even outside lectures and classes. The faculty consists of a dedicated team of professors, associate professors and assistant professors.
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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has a huge campus that spans over an area of 2100 acres. Being on equal footing with other old IITs across India, the college has a number of provisions available for students. Some of these facilities are as follows:
Hostel: There are 21 halls of residence in total, 16 for boys and 5 for girls. The hostels have a high capacity of housing almost 10,000 students overall. All hostels have in-house eateries that serve delicious varieties of food from all regions of India. Facilities such as High-Speed LAN, Wi-Fi and 24-hour electricity is available to all residents.
Food: Eateries are available in the hostels as well as in other areas across the campus. The tech market also has a wide variety of snacks and sweets that residents can buy.
Sports: There are two stadiums on the campus, namely Jnan Ghosh and Tata Sports Complex for various games such as Hockey, Football and cricket. Apart from these, the campus also has a completely modernized Aquatic Center for sports like Swimming as well as Water Polo. The Gymkhana also hosts an Indoor Squash Court, Indoor badminton courts, pool tables, tennis courts, and a fully modernized Gymnasium, equipment and facilities for weightlifting, basketball courts, volleyball court, table tennis etc.
Health Care: The B.C Roy Technology Hospital is located centrally within the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur campus. The hospital features an ICU, OPD, 24x7 pharmacy, 32 beds, emergency ward and other necessities. The hospital staff is highly qualified and dedicated to providing round the clock medical attention to students, staff and faculty.
Library: IIT Kharagpur has a Central Library which is one of the largest and finest technical libraries in Asia. The library is stocked with 3.5 lakh documents, 300 print journals as well as over 20,000 e-books. The library is accessible to all students, faculty and staff for academic and research purposes.
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Ques. How is life at IIT Kharagpur?
Ans. IIT Kharagpur is one of the finest among the first IITs established in India and is ranked 4th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, which makes it one of the best engineering colleges in the country. Being one of the best, the college offers a number of provisions that make student life at the college extremely educative, comfortable and enriching in all aspects. The faculty at IIT Kharagpur has a faculty of nearly 800 members, most of which are Ph.D holders in their fields. IIT Kharagpur has one of Asia’s largest technical libraries with over 3,50,000 printed documents. The students also get comfortable accommodation at the halls of residence that can accommodate up to 10,000 students. Students also have access to a dedicated hospital on campus which attends to all medical needs of campus residents around the clock. Overall, IIT Kharagpur is one of the top IITs in terms of all aspects, and is a great option for eligible candidates seeking admission. Placement record at the college is also one of the best in India, with the last placement season bagging a median salary of 14.20 LPA.
Ques. How is the placement scenario at IIT Kharagpur?
Ans. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has one of the best placement records among colleges in India. Many multinational companies and tech giants including Amazon, EXL, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Qualcomm, Adobe, Cognizant, Cisco, Cypress and several others recruit students from IIT Kharagpur. The last placement season brought in offers from over 70 sectors including core, software, analytics, finance and consulting. 437 students from 4-year undergraduate courses were placed and brought in a median annual salary package worth INR 14.20 LPA. The first day of the recent placement season of 2019-2020 received over 460 offers from 30 companies, including pre-placement offers.
Ques. How to apply for admission to B.Tech IIT Kharagpur?
Ans. Candidates seeking admission to the B.Tech program at IIT Kharagpur are supposed to first register for JEE Advanced exam through Online Application Form. Then the students are required to enter the necessary details to create an application number and password. Once it has been created, log in with the application number and Password, and complete the application form by entering the personal, academic details and JEE Main score. Applicants must also upload scanned images of their photograph and signature. On completion, they must pay the application fee through Debit card/Credit card/Net banking/UPI/PAYTM by following the online instructions. The application fee for JEE Main is INR 650 for male and INR 325 for female candidates. The application fee for JEE Advanced is INR 1300 for Female candidates/SC/ST/PwD candidates and INR 2600 for all other categories. After successful payment, print the Confirmation Page and keep it for future reference. Students will also have to apply for JoSAA counseling through their official website.
|B.Tech||₹82,070 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced|
|M.Tech||₹2.32 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation + GATE|
|B.Arch||₹82,070 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|L.L.B||₹1.24 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Sc + M.Sc||₹82,070 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Sc||₹25,465 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM|
|MBA||₹3.14 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
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