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Established : 1951 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Deemed University

About Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur is a public aided institution in Kharagpur, West Bengal. IIT Kharagpur began its journey in the old Hijli Detention Camp, where some of our country's greatest freedom warriors labored and gave their lives for our country's Independence. As a result, the history of IIT Kharagpur is inextricably intertwined with that of the Hijli Detention Camp. IIT Kharagpur campus is the first IIT to be established in 1951 and is recognized as an "Institute of National Importance." In 2019, IITKGP was conferred as an "Institute of Eminence" by the Indian Government. The institute was formed earlier to train engineers after India achieved Independence. Over the years, IIT's academic capabilities enlarged with offerings in law, architecture, management, etc.

Perhaps the oldest institution, IITKPG, remained one of India's top institutions for outstanding academic excellence. IIT Kharagpur NIRF Ranking is 5th among Best Engineering Colleges in India. According to the QS World Rankings 2022, It has been ranked at 280 Position globally. IITKPG campus is the largest compared to all the IITs in India. The IIT Kharagpur campus area is spread over 2100 acres. Comprises 605 faculty members and 10,000+ students. Furthermore, it consists of 19 academic departments and 25 research units.

IIT Kharagpur courses include B Tech, B Arch, LLB, LLM, MBA, EMBA, MMST, Integrated B Tech+M Tech, Integrated MSc, and Ph.D. IIT Kharagpur BTech flagship course is available in diverse disciplines. Admission will be based on JEE Advanced scores followed by JOSAA counseling. IIT Kharagpur BTech cutoff for admission is 200-7000 rank in the JEE Advanced. If students meet the eligibility requirements and pass the entrance tests, they can move forward with their IIT Kharagpur admissions process.

During IIT Kharagpur placements 2022 Drive, it has set a new record by receiving 1,600 placement offers in the shortest time. It has witnessed the domestic highest package of INR 1 CPA. At the same time, the international highest package stood at INR 2.4 CPA.  

IIT Kharagpur Ranking

Check out the prestigious ranking achieved by IIT Kharagpur at the National and International levels.

  • IIT Kharagpur Ranking in India is 3rd out of Top 100 Government Colleges by India Today Survey.
  • IIT KGP QS Ranking 2022 is 280 under the overall category. In QS Asia Rankings, It stood at 58th position.
  • IIT Kharagpur NIRF Ranking is 5th among Top Engineering Colleges in India.
  • For the Overall category, IIT KGP secured 6th position. Under MBA Category, it stood at 9th position.
  • IIT Kharagpur Law ranking is 5th by NIRF 2021 Ranking Framework.

IIT Kharagpur National Level Rankings

Ranking Agency

Category

Rank

NIRF 2021

Overall

6

NIRF 2021

Engineering

5

NIRF 2021

Management

9

NIRF 2021

Architecture

3

NIRF 2021

Law

5

NIRF 2021

Research

5

NIRF 2020

Overall

5

NIRF 2020

Engineering

5

NIRF 2020

Management

5

NIRF 2020

Architecture

1

ARIIA 2021

Overall

8

Outlook I CARE 2020

Overall

4

India Today

Top Government Colleges

3

 

IIT Kharagpur World Ranking

Ranking Agency

Rank

QS World Rankings 2022

280

QS World Rankings 2021

314

QS Asia Rankings 2021

58

QS Subject Rankings 2021

44

THE Rankings 2020

401

THE Emerging Economics 2020

2

Overall Global Rankings 2020

32

QS BRICS Rankings 2020

5

IIT Kharagpur Courses and Fee

BTech, BArch, LLB, LLM, MBA, and MSc are among the most popular courses at IIT Kharagpur. These courses are taught by the institute's 19 departments, 13 schools, and 9 centers of excellence. JEE Advanced, AAT, GATE, and CAT are some of the approved exams for admission. Candidates applying for IIT Kharagpur admission should familiarize themselves with the following IIT Kharagpur courses, IIT Kharagpur Fee, and information:

Courses

Fees structure

BS

INR 82,000 PA

BSc+MSc

INR 82,678 PA

B.E. / B. Tech

INR 82,679 PA

B Tech+MBA

INR 90,000 PA

M Tech

INR 2.3 Lakhs PA

B Tech+M Tech

INR 90,000 PA

Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.)

INR 50,000 PA

MSc+Ph.D.

INR 27,000 PA

B Arch

INR 82,679 PA

MBA

INR 4.68 PA

M.Plan

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M Arch

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MMRT

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LL.B.

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LLM

INR 1.6 Lakhs PA

Executive MBA

INR 6 Lakhs (Total)

PGDM Business Analytics

INR 40,000 PA

IIT Kharagpur Online Courses: Short Term

IIT Kharagpur's online short-term courses are organized through its departments every year. Any working professional, sponsored, and self-sponsored postgraduate students are eligible to apply for the online courses at IIT Kharagpur. The fee for the online courses may vary for each short-term course. Few courses are free, while students and faculty members charge a varied fee structure for some short-term online courses. Given below are some of the courses offered by IIT Kharagpur for the year 2022:

  • Scientific Computing with MATLAB and Octave: An Online Short-Term Self-Sponsored Course
  • Self-Sponsored Online Short-Term Course in Data Analytics and Machine Learning with Python
  • Self-Sponsored Online Short-Term Course in Robotics Training for Tata Metalkis Professionals
  • A Guide to Management of Sustainable Water Supply Systems: An Online Short-Term Sponsored Course with a Special Emphasis on Breakdown Reduction in Rural Piped Systems
  • Disaster Risk and Management Online Short-Term Self-Sponsored Course
  • Introduction to Reliability Online Short-Term Sponsored Course

IIT Kharagpur Admissions

Admissions to IIT Kharagpur are mostly based on national-level exams. The institute provides approximately 100 courses in ten undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral streams. Candidates interested in admission can do so on the institute's official website. Also, take the appropriate national-level examinations.

IIT Kharagpur BTech Admissions

In the NIRF 2021 rankings, IIT Kharagpur's BTech course ranks 5th in the engineering category. The student-to-faculty ratio in the program is 13:1. Regular students in the BTech program can transition to IIT Kharagpur Dual Degree Program at the end of their third year. The institute offers BTech students a 'Semester Away Program and Credit Transfer.' Students spend 1 or 2 semesters in this program at a university in India or abroad. The credits acquired during this time are applied toward completing the degree.

IIT Kharagpur offers a BTech program in 15 specialties with a total intake capacity of 784 students. Candidates who have completed class 12 with a scientific major and have passed the JEE Main and Advanced examinations are eligible for IIT Kharagpur admission to the course. In the JEE Advanced test, the cutoff range for the BTech program is 200-5000 scores.

IIT Kharagpur BTech Cutoff

JEE Advanced exam scores are used to determine B. Tech admissions at IITs. Candidates who obtain the required minimum score in the JEE Main test are eligible to take the respected exam. The Unreserved category (General category) has a minimum qualifying mark of 87.992241 and a maximum qualifying mark of 100. JEE Advanced is open to those who have met the minimum cutoff marks and have a rank of less than 2.5 lakh.

The table below shows the marks of IIT Kharagpur JEE Advanced Cut-off trends for the last three years.

Branch

2021

2020

2019

Chemical Engineering

2752-4149

2481-4004

2099-3516

Civil Engineering

1760-5855

3286-5833

3593-4955

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

4493-6768 

4028- 6719

4390-6312

Aerospace Engineering

3190-4493

2477-4328

2418-3822

Agriculture and Food Engineering

6411-7901

5592-8247

4616-8104

Engineering in Computer Science

207-285

180-293

204-283

Engineering in Industrials and Systems

2263-3954

2654-3777

2726-3785

Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering 

348-1132

532-1137

560-932

Electrical Engineering

776-1620

1128-1622

781-1417

Instrumentation Engineering

1977-2281

1551-2447

1363-2238

Engineering in Mining

6308-7493

5665-8152

5516-7250

 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

4679-6203

3724-6001

3844-5454

IIT Kharagpur MTech Admissions

There are 47 specializations available in the IIT Kharagpur MTech course. The institute also provides a joint MTech/MCP-PhD degree in addition to the MTech course. The GATE exam is used to determine admission to all MTech degrees. Non-GATE students with a CGPA of 8.0, on the other hand, get admitted directly to the institute. Only candidates with BTech degrees from IITs will be considered for direct admission to the MTech course. IIT Kharagpur MTech Fees is INR 4.60 Lacs in total. After completing their degrees, students that participate in the recruitment cycle earn an average pay structure of INR 20 LPA.

The institute allows candidates to join the Doctoral program immediately following the second semester of the MTech course in the Joint MTech/MCP-PhD degree.

IIT Kharagpur MTech Cut Off

Candidates seeking the IIT Kharagpur MTech course must first take the GATE exam, followed by COAP counseling. Candidates who achieve the required cutoff scores are eligible to attend the counseling session. The institute conducts final selection interviews after accepting applicants into IIT Kharagpur through counseling. The weighting of the GATE score and the interview round in the IIT Kharagpur MTech selection process is 70 percent (GATE score) and 30 percent (Interview). The IIT Kharagpur GATE cutoff for each specialization is listed below.

IIT Khargapur M Tech Courses

GEN

OBC

SC

ST

Food Process Engineering

623

420

307

333

City Planning Engineering 

674

550

410

353

Engineering in Land and Water Resource

601

472

286

342

Aerospace Engineering 

630

586

381

321

Embedded Controls and Software Engineering 

598

573

238

218

Agricultural Systems and Management

489

376

242

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Farm Machinery and Power Engineering

644

446

407

407

Agricultural Biotechnology Engineering

777

709

559

430

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

632

536

471

272

Geotechnical Engineering 

704

656

526

466

Transportation Engineering

753

700

574

499

Environmental Engineering and Management

714

663

501

462

Engineering Hydraulic and Water Resources

732

689

519

487

Engineering in Computer Science

793

725

579

507

Technology and Earth System Science

581

513

342

294

Chemical Engineering 

630

579

436

352

Cryogenic Engineering

713

666

461

315

Structural Engineering 

799

698

566

434

Telecommunication Systems Engineering

738

709

519

361

Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering

750

718

547

336

Microelectronics and VLSI Design 

803

766

596

498

RF and Microwave Engineering 

718

681

507

344

IIT Kharagpur Ph.D. Admission

IIT Kharagpur Ph.D. course had 4 variations. The four kinds split are regular Ph.D. with Institute Assistantship, Ph.D. Fellowship, Sponsored Ph.D., and Ph.D. through Sponsored Research Project. Candidates with a master's degree in the relevant discipline, a CGPA of 6.5, and a valid GATE/ NET/ CSIR/ UGC/ SLET score are eligible. IIT KGP Ph.D. Admission is determined by a Department-Based Test, followed by Academic Performance, Work Experience, and an Interview.

IIT Kharagpur Placements

IIT Kharagpur's placement campaign for 2022 ended with 1600 offers. There was a nearly 23.07 percent increase in the number of offers. Compared to the previous year, IIT Kharagpur Placement Package increased. A total of 245 companies participated in the job fair. Google, Microsoft, Honeywell, Micron Technology, and others were among the IIT Kharagpur's Placement Companies. The highest package granted was INR 2.40 crore per annum. The following are the important highlights of the IIT Kharagpur Placement:

Particulars

Placements Statistics (2021-22)

Number of Recruiters Participated

245+

No. of Offers

1600

Highest CTC offered

INR 2.4 Crore

No. of International Offers

35

Number of PPOs

400+

Major Sectors

Software, Analytics

IIT Kharagpur Summer Internship

IIT Kharagpur has also completed its internship placement campaign for the summer. A total of 116 recruiters were involved. Recruiters from Honeywell, Amazon, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, and other companies offered internships to students. Honeywell received the most internship offers, followed by Amazon and Microsoft. The following are the highlights of the IIT Kharagpur summer internship placement drive:

Particulars

Internship Statistics (2020-22)

Number of Internship Offers given

810

Number of Students registered and applied

1570

Number of Companies that Participated in the drive

116

Top recruiters

Honeywell, Amazon, Microsoft, Texas Instruments

Major Sector

IT / Software

IIT Kharagpur Notable Alumni

Some renowned IIT Kharagpur notable alumni who have garnered a lot of notoriety through their effort and progress are listed below:

Sundar Pichai: Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google.

BTech

Arvind Kejriwal: He is the current Chief Minister of Delhi, having served as a politician, former bureaucrat, and activist in India.

BTech

Arun Sarin: Vodafone's former CEO, Arun Sarin

BTech

Arjun Malhotra: HCL Technologies was co-founded by Arjun Malhotra.

BTech

IIT Kharagpur FAQs

Q. How much does the IIT Kharagpur Executive MBA program cost?

A. The Executive MBA course at IIT Kharagpur costs INR 6 lakhs for a two-year program.

Q. How is the Dual Degree program at IIT Kharagpur?

A. IIT Kharagpur Dual Degree programs are an excellent way to improve one's industrial competitiveness.

Q. To get MBA admission to IIT Kharagpur, what percentile should I strive for in the CAT?

A. IIT Kharagpur CAT Cut off is 90 percentile above.

Q. What are the available UG courses at IIT Kharagpur?

IIT Kharagpur offers BS, B Tech, B Arch, and LLB at the UG level.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Course fee structure

CourseFeesDuration
BE/BTech - Aerospace engineering 420000 4 years
BE/BTech - Agricultural Engineering 420000 4 years
BE/BTech - Biotechnology Engineering 420000 4 years
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Placement Statistics

15 Lacs per annum
150 Lacs per annum

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Placements and Companies visited

Bank of America
TCS
CAPGEMINI

Reviews

Asked question

What is the requirement to get admissions for the M-Tech program in IIT, Kharagpur?
Asked by Pramila Mahto
replied on 22-Feb-2022 05:18:21

The requirement for the M-Tech program in IIT Kharagpur is they must have done their Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent professional course along with clearance of GATE exam. 

What will be the approximate fees structure for the MBA program in IIT?
Asked by Nilratan Sarkar
replied on 24-Feb-2022 05:19:26

The complete fees in IIT, Kharagpur for the MBA program is INR 10.7 Lakhs for its available specializations. 

I am looking forward to B.Tech admission to IIT Kharagpur. Please provide me with the complete admission procedure.
Asked by Joydeb Barman
replied on 10-Jan-2022 14:14:57

Candidates who have completed class 12 with a scientific major and have passed the JEE Main and Advanced examinations are eligible for admission to the B.Tech in IIT Kharagpur. In the JEE Advanced test, the cut-off range for the B.Tech program is from 200-5000 scores. A merit list will be created based on the 12th exam results, JEE Main, and JEE Advanced/ AAT scores, with candidates' AIR listed. Candidates must register for counselling on JoSAA's official website. Choice filling and locking are required and must be completed by the candidate alone. Branch selections must be filled in decreasing order of preference. Seats will be assigned in each round of counselling based on the IIT Kharagpur cut-off.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

3222 - 255221

Email ID:

registrar @ hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in

Address:

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

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