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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is India’s highest-ranked institution for nurturing graduate employability, features in the Top 100 QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016-17.  IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, and IIT Delhi are placed in the 101-150 rankings band.  Also, University of Delhi and IIT Kanpur are in the 201 plus segment, with in top 300 universities.

Bachelor's programmes

About

History

The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
281 14
2019
295 13
2018
308
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
401 100
2019
501
2018
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
701
2018
701
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
722 -37
2019
685 13
2018
698
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

IIT KGP is well known for its extensive residential facilities. Spread over a sprawling 2100 acres, IIT Kharagpur houses almost 10,000 students. There are 21 Halls of Residences (16 for boys, 5 for girls) around campus. 

Medical services

The B.C. Roy Technology Hospital located at the centre of the Campus is available for all campus residents. It provides indoor and outdoor medical facilities for common ailments. The hospital has a competent team of doctors, ICU, OT, all required diagnostic facility etc. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our location is just a couple of hours drive from the bustling metro-city, Kolkata. It's a serene and creative place with vibrancy of youth all around, where the coffee flows and calmness is preferred. IIT Kharagpur is the 1st IIT and has the largest campus area among all the IITs. The appeal of vast expanses of green, sweeping trees everywhere and the classic architecture blends in with the creative lifestyle of the campus residents. Fully residential campus away from the hustle-bustle of city accelerates the campus life towards social and creative gatherings and develops among them the extra-ordinary skill in all the spheresâ??academic, extra-curricular, social et al.

Sports facilities

Technology Students' Gymkhana is the nerve centre for sports, cultural and social activities of the students. The Centre is also facilitated with a state of art gymnasium which can be accessed by Institute staff and campus residents. An Aquatic Club with swimming pools is centrally located right beside the Gymkhana. The Pools, which remain open from morning to late evenings, provide sport, exercise and relaxation par excellence.

Student clubs

The campus has two clubs, Technology Club and Staff for campus residents for get together, social cultural programmes and events.

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