Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, popularly known as IIT Kharagpur or IIT KGP, was established in the year 1951. It is a Public Engineering Institute and is located in Kharagpur, West Bengal. 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.
IIT Kharagpur Admissions are based on the marks secured by the students in the following entrance tests – JEE Main/ Advanced for B.Tech./ B.Arch., GATE for M.Tech., JAM for M.Sc., CAT for MBA/ MHRM and Entrance Tests conducted by the Institute for LLB, LLM, MMST and Ph.D. applicants.

IIT Kharagpur Highlights

Establishment Year1951
Type of UniversityAutonomous University
Approved byAICTE, UGC
Campus Area2100 Acres
Library20,664 E-Journals

1,22,744 E-Books

Over 3,50,000 Documents

300 Print Journals.

How to Reach12 KM (Khargpur Bus Stand)

7.9 KM (Kharagpur Jn.)

144.4 KM (Kolkata Airport)

IIT Kharagpur Courses and Admission

IIT Kharagpur UG Admission

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.

IIT Kharagpur PG Admission

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.).


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).

IIT Kharagpur Ph.D. Admission

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 Placement

IIT Kharagpur offers Placements opportunities to candidates through their Central Placement Cell, a working body which counsels and provides training to the job aspirants before appearing for an interview. Following graph depicts the Placement Trend of IIT Kharagpur.

IIT Kharagpur Placements

IIT Kharagpur Rankings

QS (World)3082018
QS (BRICS)242018
QS (Asia)622018
Times (World)501-6002018
Times (BRICS)712017
Times (Asia)872017
NIRF (Overall)42017
NIRF (Engineering)32017
NIRF (Business)72017
India Today (Engineering)22017
Outlook India32017
The Week32017

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.

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