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.
|Agricultural & food engineering|
|Metallurgical & materials engineering|
|Electronics & electrical communication engineering|
|Computer science & engineering|
|Manufacturing science and engineering|
|Over All Seats||653|
|Faculty Name||No. of faculty|
|Agriculture and Food Engineering||36|
|Computer Science & Engineering||31|
|Computer Science and Engineering||14|
|Electrical and Communication Engineering||21|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||18|
|Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering||36|
|Energy Sciences and Engineering||18|
|Industrial Engineering and Management||18|
|Metallurgical & Materials Engineering||25|
|Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science||32|
|Ocean Engineering & Naval Architechture||11|
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|
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