Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT KGP) - public higher education institution in India. IIT KGP was established in 1951. Being outside Kharagpur, nothing could distract the students from studying.

University ranking. In India Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is at the top 10 universities. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. The most popular programs of IIT KGP are: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science». The university is considered to be among the best in the quality of education and ranks in the top 400 in that criterion. International rankings note that the university is popular among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. Students can obtain their bachelor’s for as little as 1000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies will cost you less than 1000 USD. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is medium in scale, teaching no more than 11 thousand students at a time. At IIT KGP the academic staff counts 603 various specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of IIT KGP. The students have access to the university’s library. The university is a part of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Ranking   388   6
Country India
City Kharagpur
Bachelor (foreigners) 881 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 542 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Living expenses $210 -376 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1951
Abbreviation IIT KGP
Teachers 603
Students 10,586
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Excellence in action is yoga
• Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
World ranking 388
Country ranking 6
Academic Reputation 346
Employer Reputation 216
Citations per Faculty 52
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology 90
Natural Science 220
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 388
QS World University Rankings 287
Alternative title
bn ভারতীয় প্রৌদ্যোগিকী সংস্থান
hi भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान खड़गपुर
ml ഇന്ത്യൻ ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂട്ട് ഓഫ് ടെക്നോളജി ഖരഗ്‌പൂർ
mr भारतीय तंत्रज्ञान संस्था
ta இந்திய தொழில்நுட்பக் கழகம் கரக்பூர்
old Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
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