Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur Overview

  Kharagpur   UGC, AICTE   ESTD 1951
  Kharagpur   UGC, AICTE   ESTD 1951

About College

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is also known as IIT-KGP. It was established in 1951. It offers courses in Engineering (B.Tech and M.Tech) and Sciences (M.Sc). IIT-KGP is maintained by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (Government of India). IIT KGP is ranked 3rd in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking which was issued by MHRD. it has received approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college campus of IIT, Kharagpur is spread in the area of 2100 acres of lush green land. The college has excellent connectivity with both road and railway transport located at a few distances away from the campus. Academic programs:
  • B.Tech. (15 programs)
  • B.Arch, Dual Degree (35 programs)
  • MBA, MHRM, LLB, MMST, MCP, M.Sc/ M.Tech/ MS (67 programs)
  • Ph.D programs
Niche field of interest for Undergraduates
  • Nano Science & Technology
  • Energy Science
  • Bio-energy
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Financial Engineering
  • Students may opt for Microspecializations, Minor or Dual Degree courses in the above.


Source Rank
NIRF (Engineering) 3
NIRF (Business) 7
NIRF (Overall) 4
India Today (Engineering) 2
Outlook India 3
The Week 3
QS (World) 308
QS (Asia) 62
Times (World) 501-600
Times (BRICS) 71
Times (Asia) 87