Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

country rank  9
world rank  693

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University Overview

Founded in 1951, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Kharagpur (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Bengal. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 67 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Indian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, खड़गपुर
Acronym IIT Kharagpur
Founded 1951
Motto Yogah Karmasu Kaushalam
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University Location

Address
Kharagpur (population range: 250,000-499,999)
721 302 West Bengal
India
T +91 (3222) 282 004
F +91 (3222) 282 000

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India


Year of first Accreditation
1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Architecture (COA)

Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018