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. 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.  On February 23, IIT Kharagpur has released the Shorlist for MBA Admission 2021. Candidates can check the shortlist results by visiting the official website of IIT KGP. Online Personal Interviews are scheduled from February 27, 2021. IIT KGP is inviting applications to MMST Admission 2021. Candidates can visit the official website to apply before March 15, 2021. Application fee of INR 1500 is needed to be paid during online aplication.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. 

IIT Kharagpur 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. 

IIT Kharagpur Important Dates

Events

Important Dates

CAT Exam Date November 29, 2020
GATE Exam Date 06-07 February and 13-14 February, 2021
IIT JAM Exam Date 14 February, 2021

Ph.D. Registration Begins

October 29, 2020

Ph.D. Registration Deadline

November 24, 2020

Last Date to Apply for Digital Marketing Course November 25, 2020
JEE Main Registration December 16, 2020 - January 16,  2021
JEE Main Exam Dates

Session I: February 23 - February 26, 2021

Session II: March 15 - March 18, 2021

Session III: April 27 - April 30, 2021

Session IV: May 24 - May 28, 2021

Registration Dates for MHRM Course 03 Jan - 31 Jan, 2021
Registration Dates for MBA Course (VGSOM) 05 Jan - 31 Jan, 2021
Online Personal Interview for MBA

Schedule 1: 27 Feb - 01 Mar, 2021

Schedule 2: 06 Mar - 08 Mar, 2021

Schedule 3:  13 Mar - 14 Mar, 2021

Schedule 4: 20 Mar - 22 Mar, 2021

Schedule 5: 03 Apr - 04 Apr, 2021

Result Declaration for MBA 30 Apr, 2021

IIT Kharagpur Highlights

Established | Type 1951 | Autonomous
Recognized By UGC, AICTE
Official Website http://www.iitkgp.ac.in
Type of Programs UG, PG, Ph.D. and Dual-Degree
Entrance Exam JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, JAM, CAT
Application Mode Online 

IIT Kharagpur Ranking

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has been ranked by various recognized platforms among colleges at the national and international level

  • Ranked 4th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 1st in Architecture category by NIRF Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 4th in Engineering category by Outlook Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 5th overall by QS Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 4th in Engineering category by SuccessCDs Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 4th in Engineering category by Jagranjosh Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked #201 - #250 internationally by TIMES Higher Education Ranking 2020

IIT Kharagpur Courses

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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IIT Kharagpur Admission

Candidates seeking admission to Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be granted admission on the basis of the following national level entrance examinations: 

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview
M.Sc IIT JAM
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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IIT Kharagpur Cutoff

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
Electrical Engineering 781-1263 2443-3245
Mechanical Engineering 1518-2072 4416-5830
Chemical Engineering 2099-3344 4434-6812

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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 up to 4th year and at par with M.Tech in their 5th year.

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IIT Kharagpur Placement

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.  Read More: IIT Kharagpur Placement

IIT Kharagpur Faculty

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.  Click here: IIT Kharagpur Faculty

IIT Kharagpur Facilities

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: TheB.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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IIT Kharagpur FAQs

Ques. What is the application fee for the form?

Ans. Candidates can submit the application form along with the application fee of INR 1000 for Unreserved/OBC/EWS/Transgender candidates and INR 500 for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates.

Ques. What is the JEE Advanced cutoff for Electrical Engineering?

Ans. The JEE Advanced cutoff range for Electrical Engineering is:
  •  Male candidates: 781-1417 
  • Female candidates: 2443-3443 

Check Here the category-wise cutoff.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for LLB at IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The candidate must have a Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology/Medicine or M.Sc or MBA with 60% marks 

( 55% marks for SC/ST/PwD).

Ques. Does IIT Kharagpur offer a B.Sc+M.Sc. program?

Ans. Yes, IIT Kharagpur offers a 5-year program of B.Sc+M.Sc. The fee structure of the entire course is Rs. 3.94 Lakhs. It is a full-time course.

Ques. Does IIT Kharagpur offer scholarships to UG students?

Ans. Yes, a Merit-cum-means scholarship of INR 1000 p.m. & a tuition fee waiver is awarded to 25% of students admitted under B.Tech and B.Arch.

Ques. Which entrance exam is considered for admission to B.Arch at IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. AAT scores along with JEE advanced are considered for admission to the B.Arch program at the institute.

Ques. What steps do we need to follow after the allotment of the desired branch?

Ans. After the allotment, the candidate must freeze the option and pay the acceptance fee. He/she must report to the institute for the verification of the original documents and should confirm the provisional seat acceptance.

Ques. What are the documents required to apply for the B.Tech/ B.Arch program at IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The below-mentioned documents are required-
  •  Scanned copies of academic details
  • A valid email-Id
  • Scanned passport size photograph 
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Scanned copies of category certificates, PwD certificate, if applicable.

Ques. What is the selection process for the Integrated M.Sc + Ph.D. program at IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The candidate must have a valid score in JAM, according to the All India Rank (AIR) assigned by the organising institute. Centralized counseling (CCMN) also takes place.

Ques. How many specializations in MBA are offered by IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. The college offers an MBA in the below-mentioned 6 specializations.
  •  Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Systems
  • General Management
  • Human Resources