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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.  

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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.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Jan 2025
Fully Funded Scholarship for Social Change Makers 2024-2025
Need-based

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Kanthari
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Kanthari International Institute for Leadership
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Kanthari
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200000 INR
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Not specified
Scholarship for Top-class education
Merit-based

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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
75000 INR
Deadline
05 Apr 2024
Skillcombo Scholarship for talented students
Merit-based Need-based

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Skillcombo
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
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Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, visit our scholarship search.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
271 -1
2023
270 10
2022
280
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
601 200
2022
801 -100
2021
701
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
2024
-
2023
764 -8
2022
756
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.

Accreditation

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) was accredited by AICTE and Ranked 6 For Overall By NIRF 2021.

Student Reviews

Who I am
Kunigari Kaushik rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am who I am because of what my institution (IIT KGP) made me. Many there refer to it as a home away from home or second home but for me who was a hosteller since 8th grade, this was my first home. This place taught me confidence, self-reliance, patience, and the art of never giving up. It has a very good faculty, a curriculum matching today's industrial needs, a good...

Who I am
Kunigari Kaushik rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am who I am because of what my institution (IIT KGP) made me. Many there refer to it as a home away from home or second home but for me who was a hosteller since 8th grade, this was my first home. This place taught me confidence, self-reliance, patience, and the art of never giving up. It has a very good faculty, a curriculum matching today's industrial needs, a good...

An ode to my Alma mater
Abhirup Bhadra rated 5 out of 5 stars

I finished my of Master of Science in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT) which is not only the oldest and largest IIT of India but also one of the leading premier institutes in our country for its excellence in studies and research. The versatility and brilliance of the research community I had come across during my stay in IIT campus firmed...

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