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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

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Overview

Founded in 1951, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Kharagpur (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Bengal. Officially recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 73-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Indian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IIT Kharagpur also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Control Typepublic

Entity

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) ইন্ডিয়ান ইনস্টিটিউট অফ টেকনোলজি, খড়গপুর
Acronym IIT Kharagpur
Founded 1951
Motto Yogah Karmasu Kaushalam
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University Location

Address
Kharagpur
721 302 West Bengal
India
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Phone Number +91 (3222) 282 004
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Fax Number +91 (3222) 282 000

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admissions

Introduction

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Admission Information

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Admission Office Admission Office






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Size and Profile

Introduction

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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Control Type Control Type

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a public higher education institution.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Entity Type Entity Type

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a non-profit higher education institution.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

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University Facilities

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Library University Library

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's main services:


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1950


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Council of Architecture (COA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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