IIT Kharagpur: Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

Harinitha Panneerselvam Harinitha Panneerselvam | Mar 20, 2024
Harinitha Panneerselvam
Harinitha Panneerselvam

Updated on - Mar 20, 2024

IIT Kharagpur admission 2024 is ongoing for various UG and PG courses. Admission to the M.Sc program will be based on scores in IIT JAM 2024. Results for IIT JAM 2024 have been declared on March 20, 2024. IIT Kharagpur accepts JEE Advanced scores for B.Tech admission. JEE Advanced 2024 registrations will take place from April 21 to 30, 2024.

IIT Kharagpur is a public technical university that was established in the year 1951. It is one of the first IITs to be established and recognized as an Institute of National Importance. IIT Kharagpur ranks 5th in the NIRF Engineering colleges ranking and 6th in the overall rankings. In addition, IIT KGP was awarded the status of Institute of Eminence in 2019.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, offers UG, PG, and Doctoral courses. These include B.Tech, MTech and PhD. The MBA course at the institute is offered through VGSOM (Vinod Gupta School of Management). It has a fully equipped campus and offers one of the best placement assistance among all the IITs. 

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IIT Kharagpur Quick Insights

IIT Kharagpur, a premier institute established by the government of India in the year 1951 aims to produce global technology leaders and be a hub of knowledge creation. Its motto is Yoga Karmasu Kaushalam which means Excellence in action is yoga.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Year of Establishment 1951
Type of University Public (Technical)
Accreditation NBA, COA
Chancellor Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari
Courses/Degrees offered UG, PG and Doctoral 
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Labs, Hostels, Gym, Sports Complex
Campus Area 2100 acres
Location Kharagpur, West Bengal

IIT Kharagpur Ranking

IIT Kharagpur rankings are:

  • IIT KGP ranked 280 in the QS World University Rankings in 2022.
  • Ranked 5th in NIRF rankings 2021. 
  • The institute was placed 59 in the Emerging Economies University Rankings of 2020. 

IIT Kharagpur Courses

IIT Kharagpur offers a wide range of science and engineering-related courses. It provides four-year B. Tech programs, a five-year B.Arch program, five-year Dual Degree (Integrated Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology) programs, and five-year MSc programs. Institute also offers MS and Ph.D. courses. 

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 4 Years Valid score in JEE Mains
B.Arch 5 Years JEE Main Paper 2 + AAT + JoSAA Counselling
M.Tech 2 Years JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling
MBA 2 Years CAT Scores + PI
LLM 2 Years Written Test+ PI 

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IIT Kharagpur Fee Details

IIT KGP is one of the premier institutions offering engineering courses. Below listed are some of the courses along with their total course fee. 

Course Total Tuition Fee
B.Sc + M.Sc  INR 3.33 Lakh
B.Tech INR 2.67 Lakh
LLM INR 2.80 Lakh
MBA INR 9 Lakh
M.Sc INR 12,000

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IIT Kharagpur Departments

IIT Kharagpur has seven faculties and various departments under each faculty. Some of them are

Chemical engineering Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Biotechnology/ Biochemical Engineering Mining Engineering Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
Electrical Engineering  Civil Engineering Geomatics Engineering (new paper)

IIT Kharagpur Admission

IIT KGP admission 2024 is now open for MBA programs. The last date to apply for it is January 31, 2023. IIT Kharagpur offers admissions to UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses. The JEE Mains and JEE Advanced exams determine admission for UG courses. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering determines admission to postgraduate programs (M. Tech). In addition, there are two other postgraduate admission tests: Joint Admissions to M. Sc (JAM) for M. Sc and IIMs' Common Admission Test (CAT) for management courses. IIT Kharagpur also offers a Ph.D. program in around 52 different specializations.

IIT Kharagpur Eligibility Criteria

IIT Kharagpur offers various UG, PG, and Doctoral programs, and the eligibility criteria are as follows

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 with PCM. They must score at least 60% in HSC. 
  • Candidates must have a valid JEE (Advance) score. 

M.Tech/M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with at least 55% marks(50% marks for SC/ST candidates) or 5.5 CGPA on ten on a point scale in BE/B.Tech/BSc courses.
  • Candidates who have a valid GATE score are eligible to apply for M.Tech. 

B.Arch Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 with core subjects in physics, chemistry, and math.
  • Candidates must have a valid JEE (Advance) score. 

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Why Choose IIT Kharagpur? 

IIT Kharagpur is one of the oldest IITs. It was founded in 1951 and is recognized as an institute of national importance. It is located in Kharagpur, West Bengal, and is spread over a vast campus of 2100 acres that is lush green and fully equipped with the latest technology and facilities. Therefore, the Government of India bestowed the title of Institute of Eminence on it IIT Kharagpur 2019. The education system and placement programs of IIT Kharagpur are well-known globally. 

IIT Kharagpur Academic Advantages

IIT Kharagpur has over 15 departments and a wide range of courses. These include biosciences, engine energy, centers for steel technology, cryogenic engineering, and a center of excellence. In addition, there are 25 research centers and more than ten residential halls for students. It also has hostels for female PG students and scholars from the armed forces. 

  • The chemical engineering department is involved in pollution control, transport processes, coal, and petroleum technology, and membrane processes. 
  • The Rural Development Centre has made substantial progress in Intensive Crop Farming, Forestry, Horticulture, NTFP-based crafts, Women and Child Welfare programs, and other fields. 
  • The department of architecture and planning's strength is a combination of modern building science and technology and Indian vernacular and traditional principles.

Related Careers:

Software Engineer Software Developer
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IIT Kharagpur Vs Other IITs

IIT Kharagpur is one of the most well-known institutes among all the other IITs in India. The table below compares IIT KGP with the other popular IITs.

Institute NIRF Ranking 2022 Highest Package Offered
IIT Madras 1 INR 1.89 CPA
IIT Bombay 3 INR 1.4 CPA
IIT Kanpur 4 INR 2.06 CPA
IIT Kharagpur 5 INR 2.4 CPA
IIT Roorkee 6 INR 1.5 CPA

IIT Kharagpur Cutoff

IIT Kharagpur takes admissions via the JEE scores. The cutoff for 2022 has been announced. The eligibility requirements and the institute's cutoff criteria determine admission to the specific course. Cutoff ranks are different for each category. The JoSAA R6 seat allotment ranks have been released. The factors affecting the IIT KGP cutoff 2022 are listed below.

  • Score in JEE advanced exam
  • Availability of seats
  • Reservation criteria
  • Choice filling
  • Number of candidates seeking admission

JoSAA R6 Closing Cutoff 2022(General)

Specialization Closing Rank 2022
Computer Science and Engineering 303
Electrical Engineering 1805
Instrumentation Engineering 2533
Mechanical Engineering 3350
Industrial Engineering 4307

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IIT Kharagpur Results

IIT Kharagpur admits students based on their JEE (Advanced) scores. JEE Advanced is yet to be conducted, and the exam results will be announced accordingly. The candidates are advised to check the institute's official website for further details. 

IIT Kharagpur Infrastructure

IIT Kharagpur is spread across 2100 acres. There are more than 19 academic buildings and 21 residential halls. The campus accommodates close to 2000 people with readily available amenities for smooth day-to-day functioning. Some facilities are

  • Library
  • Bank/ATM
  • Hostel facilities 
  • Technology Club
  • Swimming pool
  • Cafeterias
  • Auditorium
  • Aquatic society

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IIT Kharagpur Placements 

IIT Kharagpur is a hub of technological advancement and offers attractive placements. IIT Kharagpur completed its 2022 placement drive, receiving 1600 offers. A Summer Internship placements program also took place at IIT KGP. The highest package offered in 2022 has been increased by 200% than the previous year. 

  • The maximum CTC offered was INR 2.4 CPA.
  • Number of international offers in 2022 was 35. 

IIT Kharagpur Top Recruiters

More than 240 recruiters visited campus during the summer internship placement drive, and around 800 internship offers were made. Following are a few of the top companies

Google Microsoft Uber
Honeywell  Samsung IBM
Accenture Japan American Express Qualcomm

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IIT Kharagpur Scholarships

IIT Kharagpur provides financial aid for academics, housing, research, entrepreneurship, and international competition travel. Following are a few of the scholarships available at the Institute

Scholarship Description
Merit cum Means Scholarship Offered to about 1000 students each year based on their JEE scores and family income. 
Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Full Scholarship India’s first full-ride scholarship to the top 100 JEE Advanced Rankers whose annual parental income is less than INR 20 lakhs. 
Institute SC/ST Scholarship For the SC/ST students enrolled in the 2-year M.Sc program with a monthly pocket allowance of INR 250
Endowment Scholarships The UG or dual degree students are awarded one scholarship of INR 1000 per month for 10 consecutive months based on their merits 

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IIT Kharagpur Collaborations

IIT Kharagpur has signed MoUs with different universities all across the world. Students get a chance to visit these universitieS, which enhances their learning and scientific temper. Following are a few universities of different countries with which IIT Kharagpur has signed MoUs.

International collaborations

Country Partnering Institute
UK University of Manchester, University of Leeds, 
USA University of Arizona, Universit of Texas
Germany Technical University Munich, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences
Japan Nagasaki University, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 
Australia University of Melbourne, James Cook University

National collaborations

  • Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research
  • GIAN-Ministry of Human Resource and Development.
  • SPARC Initiative

IIT Kharagpur Faculty

IIT KGP has a bunch of well-experienced teaching professionals. The student-faculty ratio of ratio is now found to be 13:1. There are a total of about 800 faculty members on campus. The faculty comprises a dedicated team of professors, associate professors, and assistant professors. Dedicated teachers are allotted for each department or subject. 

IIT Kharagpur Alumni

IIT Kharagpur has an active alumni network coordinated by the Dean of Alumni Affairs and International Relations, and student representatives. The alumni-institute connection is maintained through the Alumni Network. It also aids in the organization of annual alumni gatherings

Notable Alumni Profession
Arvind Kejriwal Chief Minister, Delhi
Jitendra Kumar Indian Film Actor
Parth Pratim Chakraborty Computer scientist
Duvvuri Subbarao Former Finance Secretary
Supriyo Datta Author
Biswa Kalyan Rath Comedian

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IIT Kharagpur Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:14
Total Faculty 800
Year of Establishment 1951
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 2100 acres
Website http://www.iitkgp.ac.in
Accredited by NBA

IIT Kharagpur Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#3 in 2023 Architecture
#6 in 2023 Engineering
#9 in 2023 Law
#14 in 2023 MBA
#271 in 2023 University
#4 in 2022 Engineering
#4 in 2020 Engineering
#4 in 2019 Engineering

IIT Kharagpur Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹2,66,680 4 Years
MTech ₹4,00,000 2 Years
MBA ₹9,00,000 2 Years
LLB ₹3,00,000 3 Years
BSc -- 3 Years
LLM ₹2,80,000 2 Years
MPT -- 2 Years
MSc ₹12,000 2 Years
MHRM ₹3,00,000 2 Years
PhD ₹1,50,000 3 Years

IIT Kharagpur Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IIT Kharagpur

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT

₹ 9,00,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,00,000 (3 Years)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,00,000 (2 Years)

  • Specialization:
  • Hr

Post Doctoral

Offline On Campus

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,50,000 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

₹ 12,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

MPT [Master of Physiotherapy]

Offline On Campus

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,80,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by IIT Kharagpur

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: May 26, 2024



Result Date: Mar 22, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

IIT Kharagpur FAQs

Which is better IIT Kharagpur or IIT Delhi?

According to the NIRF Engineering Rankings in 2023, IIT Kharagpur ranked 3rd whereas IIT Delhi ranked 4th. Moreover, IIT Kharagpur scored higher in compensation and benefits and positive business outlook as compared to IIT Delhi.

Does it offer placement for students?

Yes, the college has good placement records over the years. IIT Kharagpur has one of the best records for placement for its students.

Does IIT Kharagpur provide financial support?

Yes, IIT Kharagpur has various scholarships for financial assistance, The most recent addition has been Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Full Scholarship, for Top 100 JEE Advanced Rankers.

For how long is the GATE Result valid?

GATE results are valid for 3 years after the release date.

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Arghya65420Ghosh Batch 2023 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021
5 Placements
4.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I completed two internships- I) Online pedagogy creator- Rekhi Centre IIT Kharagpur (15/07/2020-15/09/2020); stipend -6k/month ii) subject matter expert and quality control expert in doubtnut (11/11/2020-25/10/2021); stipend - 27k/month 2)

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Abhinav Mishra Batch 2020 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on May 24, 2020
4 Placements
4.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Two internships: 1. Self-applied in Shipper Pvt. Ltd. for role of data analyst. The stipend of 10k pm 2. Through CDC of college in Schlumberger Pvt. Ltd. for role of Jr. Field Engg. Stipend 15k for 45 days but stay and travel all managed by

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Puja Purbey Batch 2020 M.Sc [Master of Science]
Reviewed on Apr 20, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility is to qualify the jee advance exam after qualifying jee mains and admission is based on cutoff marks than counselling.

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Arun Hazra Batch 2019 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on May 09, 2018
5 Placements
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : The students and alumni of IIT Kharagpur are informally referred to as KGPians.

Clubs & Associations : IIT Kharagpur holds two student festivals: Spring Fest (Social and Cultural Festival) and Kshitij (Techno-Management Festival).

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Sun Kumar Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018
5 Placements
4.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : One can join various companies for internship and the stipend is as per the company. The key companies are Google, Microsoft, TCS, Mahindra, Infosys etc. The average salary is INR 15 lakh per anum. Highest is above INR 1 crore per anum. Alm

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