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IIT Kharagpur conducts Bharata Tirtha II – an International Conference on Indian Knowledge System

IIT Kharagpur conducts Bharata Tirtha II – an International Conference on Indian Knowledge System

Under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems (CoE-IKS), IIT Kharagpur organized an international conference on Indian Knowledge Systems – The Bharata Tirtha II from 14th to 18th June, 2022 in association with department of Physics, IIT Kharagpur and key knowledge partners including Indian History Awareness and Research (IHAR) Houston, USA, IHAR India, DHARA, Ode to Indian Knowledge System, the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Education, Government of India. The conference which is a continuation of the programme Bharata Tirtha - I organized in November 2020 in association with Ministry of…
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IIT Kharagpur ranks 270th in QS World University Rankings 2023

IIT Kharagpur ranks 270th in QS World University Rankings 2023

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur leaped up 10 places to secure 270th rank in the latest QS World University Ranking 2023. Overall, the institute improved its 2022 performance by 10 places and seen significant rise in academic and employer reputation. The Citations per Faculty has also seen a variable rise being the strongest indicator for the institute and fared among the top 19% in the QS World University Rankings. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur moved up to 44 places among its global peers. Speaking on the QS World University Rankings 2023, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, "…
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Sincerely, yours…

Sincerely, yours…

Notable Alumnus Mr. Satyendranath Mukherjee (1976/B.Tech/ECE/AZ) instituted the "Dr. Phanindranath Mukherjee Memorial Award" and "Mrs. Sagarika Mukherjee Award" in honour of his father and mother respectively at IIT Kharagpur. People say that the love of parents surpasses the zenith of affection for their children, but children honour their parents by being the answer of their prayers kept inside the vicinity of the heart. When we see an established individual, we apprise him or her for their hard work, dedication and efforts that helps them to earn a fortune but the parents are the one steering them through the bumpy ride…
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Training Course on Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare Systems

Training Course on Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare Systems

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur conducted a five days training course on Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare Systems in collaboration with Purdue University, USA from 16 to 20 May 2022, under the SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration). The lecture sessions focused on four important aspects related to the healthcare systems including Information-centred Human Factors, Human Body-centred Ergonomics, Organisation-centred Human Factors and Applications of HFE in Healthcare Systems. Based on the outcome of this training course, a number of courses in the form of subject, laboratory and project are to be designed at UG…
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Study on Qualitative Aspects of Sharing School Transport in Kolkata

Study on Qualitative Aspects of Sharing School Transport in Kolkata

Highlights : To minimize traffic congestion, shared transport is necessary Maintain police record of all the drivers and conductors involved in the school transportation Punctuality of service, staff behavior, safety and security may bring down the share of private cars by 5-7 % With the rising ownership of private cars, people have become prone to the traffic congestion as a regular intake of distress. Reopening schools after a hibernation of two years have exploded the roads with private cars as the safest and favoured mode of transport for children. Considering personalized transport as a basic insurance from the pandemic that…
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Own Your Hall Room

Own Your Hall Room

The Office of the Alumni Affairs of IIT Kharagpur initiated a new campaign, “Own Your Hall Room,” with the intent of modernizing the infrastructure of the respective Halls of Residence for the students. The Hall Development Campaign is one of the most supported campaigns by the Alumni Fraternity of IIT Kharagpur. Renovation of the Halls which are a reminiscence of the old memories and the plinth of forming new ones, is a wonderful opportunity for the alumni to keep their signature on their very own campus. A donor will be recognized by an individual plaque that will enlist his/her name…
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Prediction of Crystal Properties through AI assisted Machine Learning – CrysXPP

Prediction of Crystal Properties through AI assisted Machine Learning – CrysXPP

Hearing the word crystals, people commonly recognize it to be a shiny material associated with a part of jewellery considering their shapes of flat faces with sharp angles. In actuality, crystalline materials have a much wider range of applications, for example in laser technology, optics, high-energy physics, biomedical technology and light-emitting diodes. Each area of application requires a specific type of material. New crystalline materials are constantly being tested to determine whether they have the desired properties. A crystal is scientifically defined by its microscopic atomic arrangement, not its macroscopic shape. Its crystallographic forms are sets of possible faces of…
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IIT Kharagpur inked a MoU with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth in Digital Farming Solutions

IIT Kharagpur inked a MoU with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth in Digital Farming Solutions

IIT Kharagpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Parbhani, Maharashtra on 03 May 2022 under the World Bank and ICAR sponsored project named "NAHEP-CAAST-DFSRDA" in the presence of Dr. Ashoke Dhawan, Vice Chancellor, VNMKV. The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) - Centre of Excellence for Digital Farming Solutions enhances productivity by Agri - Bots, Agri - Drones and Agri – AGVs. This institutional collaboration in various spheres of education will enable the students to acquire industry relevant education, training and skills. Both the institutions will indulge in the scope of cooperation in…
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IIT Kharagpur launches Joint Certification Programme with Virginia Tech of USA

IIT Kharagpur launches Joint Certification Programme with Virginia Tech of USA

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India and Virginia Tech, USA jointly organizes an online certification course in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The course will be spanning over nine months commencing from May 30, 2022 to January 07, 2023 and with 3 months project work. The Institutes invites both students and industry executives across the world to apply for this programme. About 100 candidates would be selected based on their academic background and working experience. This collaboration is a step towards addressing the challenges of intelligent computation and interpretation of data produced at the rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes every…
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IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ORMAS

IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ORMAS

Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG) of IIT Kharagpur signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society (ORMAS) to facilitate rural technological innovation for the growth of Producers’ groups and Producers’ companies providing technological solutions to improve the efficiency of production along with value addition. Both the institution will entail to identify technological needs of the product-based livelihood and engage in relevant R&D to upgrade the existing technology by modifying, redesigning and standardization of the users at grassroots level. Prof V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur stated – “The intent of this MoU is to create…
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