About college

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, popularly known as IIT Kharagpur or IIT KGPis a public engineering institution established by the government of India in 1951. IITKGP today is a confluence of world class multidisciplinary courses, a cauldron of academic and corporate research, a thriving hub of entrepreneurship and an enabler of best-in-class placement. IITKGP is not just the place to study technology, it is the place where students are taught to dream about the future of technology and beam across disciplines, making differences enough to change the world.

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.

City & surrounding area
City: Kharagpur

Surrounding areas : Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah
Student population

Sports (Male & Female)
(Men club sports)
Hockey, Football, Cricket and Athletics, Gymnasium, Basketball Courts, Volleyball Court and Table Tennis
(Women club sports)
Swimming, Water Polo, Indoor Squash Court, Indoor Badminton Courts, Pool Tables, Tennis Courts
Course offered
Course Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
B.Tech Full-time 4 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Aerospace Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Agricultural and Food Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Biotechnology Full-time 4 Yrs
Chemical Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Civil Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Computer Science and Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Electrical Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Electronics and Electrical Communication Engg. Full-time 4 Yrs
Industrial and Systems Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Instrumentation Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Manufacturing Science and Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Mechanical Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Mining Engineering Full-time 4 Yrs
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture Full-time 4 Yrs
M.sc Full-time 5 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Applied Geology Full-time 5 Yrs
Bio Science Full-time 2 Yrs
Chemistry Full-time 5 Yrs
Chemistry Full-time 2 Yrs
Economics Full-time 5 Yrs
Exploration geophysics Full-time 5 Yrs
Geology Full-time 2 Yrs
Geophysics Full-time 2 Yrs


  • Close to 1000 students at IIT-KGP receive financial assistance from various corporations, foundations and external agencies
  • More than 1000 students receive Scholarships on Merit-cum-Means
  • Hundreds of Endowment Prizes and Free Tuition offered by the Institute
  • Alumni Funded Scholarships

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Placement record

  • More than 1500 students placed every year in 250+ top brands with best compensation packages. KGP students are universally compatible to take up challenges in any of the sector because of the flexibility in our curriculum.
  • Placement season covering various sectors such as Core Engineering, IT, Finance, Consulting, Automobiles, PSUs, etc. 

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Average 3.6 Stars