IIT Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, also known as IIT-KGP, was established in 1951 as the Public Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, West Bengal, by the Government of India. IIT-KGP is a deemed university under Section 3 of UGC Act 1 and is the first IIT to be acknowledged as an Institute of National Importance. IIT-KGP received the status of Institute of Eminence,” awarded in 2019 by the Government of India, and is accredited with a grade of ‘A+.’
IIT Kharagpur offers 183 courses at the UG, PG, and Ph.D. levels in engineering, science, management, law, etc. IIT-KGP is ranked 6th in the overall category by NIRF in 2022, and all the institute’s courses are approved by UGC and AICTE.
Admission to courses at IIT Kharagpur is carried out through national-level examinations followed by a counselling session. The university is best known for its B.Tech. courses. The institute recorded a high package of INR 2.68 CPA for the year 2023.
IIT Kharagpur Highlights
|Name||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur|
|Location||Kharagpur, West Bengal|
|Approved by||AICTE, UGC|
|Accreditation||NAAC ‘A+’, ABET, AACSB|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Highest Package||INR 2.68 CPA|
IIT Kharagpur Admission 2023
IIT KGP offers admission to UG, PG, and PhD programmes which are available on a regular and online basis. B.Tech., B.S., B.Arch., M.Sc., and M.Tech. are some of the popular courses that are available as dual degree programmes, and interdisciplinary dual degree programmes. In addition to these courses, the institute also offers Integrated M.Sc. programmes and a 2-year M.Sc. degree programme of joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Admissions are purely based on merit and rank in the national-level exams. Important details related to the admission are mentioned below.
|Declaration of JEE Advanced Result||18th June 2023|
|AAT Application form||18th – 19th June 2023|
|AAT Exam||21st June 2023|
|AAT Result||25th June 2023|
|NATA Application Form Phase 3||20th March – 27th June 2023|
|Declaration of 2nd Admission List||26th June 2023|
|JOSAA 2023||19th – 30th June 2023|
|NATA 2023 Exam Phases 3||9th July 2023|
IIT Kharagpur admissions to B.Tech and B.Arch courses are based on the performance of the candidate in JEE Advanced and AAT for B.Arch which is followed by JoSAA counselling. Admission to PG courses such as M.E, MBA, and M.Sc is done through various national-level exams like GATE, CAT, IIT JAM, etc.
- B.Tech – JEE Mains/JEE Advanced
- B.Arch – NATA/JEE Advanced/AAT
- LLB/LLM – CET
- B.Sc – JEE Mains/JEE Advanced
- MBA/PGDM – CAT
- M.Sc. – IIT JAM
- M.Tech/M.Arch – GATE
JoSAA releases the opening and closing ranks of JEE Advanced for each course and category for IIT Kharagpur in online mode. The cutoff is subjected to various factors like the number of applicants, availability of seats, difficulty level of the paper, etc. In addition, a candidate also needs to possess 75% in the 12th standard or equivalent.
IIT Kharagpur Ranking
IIT-KGP is approved by AICTE, COA, ABET, and AACSB and is accredited with an “A+” grade by NAAC. The university is ranked 270 in the QS World University Rankings 2023 and 61 in Asia. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked IIT Kharagpur 801–900 in 2022. NIRF has ranked IIT Kharagpur at 6th overall, 5th for engineering, 3rd for architecture, and 12th for management in 2022. The university is recognised by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India.
|Approved By||AICTE, NIRF, UGC|
|NIRF 2022 Overall||6th|
|NIRF 2022 Architecture||3rd|
|NIRF 2022 Engineering||5th|
|QS World University Rankings 2023 (Asia)||61th|
IIT Kharagpur Infrastructure
The IITKGP campus is spread across an area of 2,100 acres and has amenities like guest houses, a civic hospital, four nationalised banks, schools, a railway reservation counter, and a police station. The Hijli Railway is located 1.1 kilometres from the university and is connected by a flyover. The Kharagpur Bus Stop is 12.1 kilometres away. The university has sports grounds, outdoor and indoor courts, tracks for athletics, and swimming pools for aquatic events.
Facilities Provided at IITKGP
- Wi-Fi connections
- Hostel facility for boys and girls
- Transportation facility
- Bank with ATM facility
- Indoor and outdoor sports court
- Canteen facility
- Well-equipped and hi-tech laboratories
- Computer lab
- Auditorium and seminar room
- Hospital and medical facility
IIT Kharagpur Popular Courses
IITKGP caters to more than 200 courses at UG, PG, Integrated and PhD levels in engineering, science, management, etc. IIT Kharagpur is best known for its B.Tech program. It also offers other courses like BSc/BS, Integrated MTech, Integrated MSc, LLM-LLB, MBA, and E-MBA, along with PhD programs. The list of poplar courses along with the tuition fees, eligibility and selection process is provided below.
|Courses||Eligibility||Selection Process||Tuition Fees|
|B.E./B.Tech||10+2 : 75%||JEE Mains/JEE Advanced||INR 8L to INR 10 L|
|B.Arch||10+2 : 50%||NATA/JEE Advanced/AAT||INR 50K|
|LLB||10+2 : 60%||CET||INR 3.55 L|
|B.Sc||10+2 : 75%||JEE Mains/JEE Advanced||INR 8 L INR 10 L|
|M.E./M.Tech||UG : 60%||GATE||INR 20 K – INR 10 L|
|MBA/PGDM||UG : 60%||CAT||INR 3L – INR 24 L|
|M.Plan||UG : 60%||GATE||INR 20 K|
|EMBA||UG : 60%||–||INR 5.99 L|
|MHRM||UG : 60%||CAT||INR 3 LPA|
|M.Sc||UG : 55%||IIT JAM||INR 42.66 K – INR 10 L|
|LLM||UG : 60%||CET||INR 2.8 L|
How to Apply for IITKGP 2023?
Admission to IIT Kharagpur for B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses are carried out by the national-level test IIT-JEE, followed by JOSAA counselling. Candidates interested in admission to IIT Kharagpur can refer below to understand the process of registering for the B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses of their choice:
- You are required to appear for the JEE Mains examination and achieve the required cut-off for JEE Advance.
- Once you are eligible, fill in the application form for JEE Advance by logging in using your JEE Mains application number and password.
- Fill in all the required details that are left and upload the documents.
- Pay the application fees for JEE Advanced and download the registration receipt.
- If you are applying for B.Arch., you must fill out an additional form, the AAT.
- You need to achieve the All India Rank (AIR) to be able to move on to the next round.
- The next round is JOSAA, a counselling process for seat allotment in the IIT according to rank.
- If you qualify for the rank or cutoff set by IIT KGP, then you have to pay the admission fees for the course of your choice.
Candidates can pay the application fees online using any one of the following methods: credit card, debit card, net banking, Paytm, or UPI.
|Exam||JEE Main||JEE Advanced|
|Male||₹ 1000||₹ 2800|
|Female||₹ 800||₹ 1400|
|SC/ST/PwD||₹ 500||₹ 1400|
IIT Kharagpur Scholarship 2023
IITKGP provides various scholarship plans for students belonging to financially weaker sections. The scholarships offered by the university are mentioned below.
- Scholarships offered by the IIT-Kharagpur are based on merit-cum-means for tuition fee waivers.
- Scholarships offered by Central Government Ministries or Organisations: NHFDC, Indira Gandhi Scholarship, KVPY, NEC Scholarships, etc.
- Scholarships offered by state governments or union territories are provided on merit cum means to the student belonging to that state or union territory and falling under a specific category.
- Scholarships are offered by public-sector units and government undertakings.
- Scholarships offered by reputed private companies or foundation organisations and foreign companies or agencies are based on the performance of the student in any semester.
- Endowment Scholarships.
IIT Kharagpur Placement
As per the placement record for 2023, the university has recorded the participation of 300 companies. A total of 1600 offers were made, out of which 45 were international offers. The highest package stood at INR 2.64 CPA, while the median package was INR 18.75 LPA. As per reports, there were a total of 48 offers ranging from INR 50 LPA to INR 2.64 CPA. The major recruiters were IBM, Puma, Capgemini, Deloitte, EY, ICICI Bank, Cognizant, Aditya Birla Group, Lenovo, Excel etc.
|Highest CTC (B.Tech)||₹ 2.68 CPA|
|Median CTC (B.Tech)||₹ 18.75 LPA|
|Highest CTC (MHRM)||₹ 23 LPA|
|Average CTC (MHRM)||₹ 15.45 LPA|
|Number of Companies||300|
|Top Recruiters||Apple, Airbus, Google, Microsoft, EXL Services.|
IIT Kharagpur FAQs
Ans- The total fee for B.Tech. at IIT Kharagpur is between INR 8L and INR 10L.
Ans-No, the university offers other courses like LLB, MBA, etc.
Ans- The minimum mark at IIT Kharagpur for B.Tech. is 75%.
Ans-The exams accepted by IITKGP are JEE Main, JEE Advance, CAT, GATE, and NATA.
Ans- IIT Kharagpur is ranked overall 6th in India in 2022 by NIRF.
Ans-IIT Kharagpur’s highest salary package for B.Tech was INR 2.68 CPA.
Ans-IIT Kharagpur’s highest salary package for B.Tech. was INR 2.68 CPA.