Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Kharagpur, WestBengal

Sprawled over a magnanimous 2,100 acres of land, IIT KGP houses more than 20,000 residents. The campus takes pride in its 55 kilometres of roadways, and it plans to go green by 2020. There are 20 hostels - 10 for undergraduate male students, two for female students, and others for post-graduate students and research scholars, and a separate hostel for scholars from the armed forces. The campus is home to the Jnan Ghosh Stadium, Tata Sports Complex, Tagore Open-Air Theatre, and the Science and Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park (STEP). IIT KGP plans to expand to Rajarhat in Kolkata for distance learning courses, guesthouse accommodations and some full-time courses. It is a self-sufficient township.

EDU Rand Score

  • Employability 8.6
  • Research 8.4
  • Faculty 10
  • Fill Rate 10

Program Details

Program Name
Aerospace engineering
Agricultural & food engineering
Chemical engineering
Civil engineering
Mining engineering
Metallurgical & materials engineering
Information technology
Electronics & electrical communication engineering
Computer science & engineering
Mechanical engineering
Industrial engineering
Electrical engineering
Instrumentation engineering
Manufacturing science and engineering
Ocean engineering
Over All Seats 653  


Faculty Name No. of faculty
Aeronuatical Engineering 15
Agriculture and Food Engineering 36
Biotechnology Engineering 14
Chemical Engineering 77
Civil Engineering 93
Computer Science & Engineering 31
Computer Science and Engineering 14
Electrical and Communication Engineering 21
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 18
Electrical Engineering 60
Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering 36
Energy Sciences and Engineering 18
Industrial Engineering and Management 18
Information Technology 8
Mechanical Engineering 132
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 25
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science 32
Metallurgy Engineering 13
Mining Engineering 26
Ocean Engineering & Naval Architechture 11

Fee Details

Annual Fee: 102,350


For students, the college has one of the finest placement cells that help them obtain
lucrative job opportunities via campus recruitments. Some of the globally-reputed
organizations that annually hire deserving candidates from the campus are TCS,
IBM, Cogencies, Capgemini and many more.

Company name Average starting salary % of students joined
Tata Consultancy Service 8 lakhs 13
Wipro 9.5 lakhs 9
Infosys 7 lakhs 10


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