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Centre of Excellence for Advance Manufacturing Technology develops grounding projects in AI – iWeld & iToFD

Centre of Excellence for Advance Manufacturing Technology develops grounding projects in AI – iWeld & iToFD

IIT Kharagpur has proven its Tryst with Innovation with its latest dominant supremacy in the field of Artificial Intelligence with two of its ground breaking projects on AI-enabled non-destructive testing for weld defect analysis, from Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (CoEAMT),  IIT Kharagpur led by Prof. Surjya K Pal, Chairperson, Centre of Excellence in Advance Manufacturing. These two innovative solutions have been shortlisted by TATA STEEL for "TechEx 2024" exhibition. The first, "iWeld, an AI-enabled NDT" software is an innovative solution developed for Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE)  Kolkata, Ministry of Defence. iWeld is designed to identify,…
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“Guru Dakshina” – the Divine Manifestation of Giving Back to the Alma Mater

“Guru Dakshina” – the Divine Manifestation of Giving Back to the Alma Mater

"Guru Dakshina hoye Guru ka Pratham Samman Bhav Bhakti hoye Guru ka Pratham Upahaar Shri Vasudev Krishna hoye Arjun ke Tattvagyaan Ekalavya hoye Dronacharya ke  Aitihasik Guru Samman" Guru Dakshina is the first respect that a student gives to his teacher The emotional devotion of the students is his first present Shri Krishna was the philosophical teacher for Arjun and Ekalavya was Dronacharya's respectful master from history Guru Dakshina is the pure and selfless connection between a teacher and their disciple. By adhering to the qualities and learning of their Guru, the students bring the greatest smile of achievement, love,…
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Yuva Sangam Phase III – IIT Kharagpur hosts 50 students from Madhya Pradesh  

Yuva Sangam Phase III – IIT Kharagpur hosts 50 students from Madhya Pradesh  

The Ministry of Education kick-started the 3rd phase of Yuva Sangam starting from 21st to 30th November, 2023 with a delegation of 50 students belonging to diverse parts of Madhya Pradesh travelling to West Bengal for a cultural and education tour. A nation-wide Student Exchange Programme, as we say might say it, Yuva Sangam under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative endeavours to promote experiential learning and introduces the youth of the country to the rich diversity of our country. It also aims to provide an immersive experience into the unique facets of life, developed landmarks, architectural and engineering marvels, industrial…
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Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Interweaving Anthropology, Science and Narrative of Climate Crisis

Department of  Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Kharagpur conducted an international conference on "Interweaving Anthropology, Science, and Narrative: Post-anthropocentric Mappings in the Era of Climate Crises," last week that saw the footfall of many eminent national and international academicians, experts, researchers and scholars. The conference was organised by Dr. Saswat Samay Das & Prof. Bhagirath Behera, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur in association with Prof. Anton Kirchhofer & Dr. Anna Auguscik, University of Oldenburg, Germany and Dr. Ananya Roy Pratihar, Institute of Management and Information Science, Bhubaneswar, India. Dr. Anna Auguscik, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Institute…
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IIT Kharagpur ranked 5th in India in QS Asia University Ranking 2024

IIT Kharagpur ranked 5th in India in QS Asia University Ranking 2024

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) overall ranked 5th in India and 59th in Asia, according to the latest edition of QS Asia World University Ranking for the year 2024. The largest and first IIT of the country has made its entry in the top 7% in the QS Asia University Rankings with an overall score of 54.5. Speaking on the QS Asia University Rankings 2024, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, "IIT Kharagpur has upheld the nation’s resolve to excel the standards of globalization with advance manufacturing systems and transportation, safety engineering and analytics, quality and…
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Empowering Educators and Fostering Scientific Growth on Molecular Biology in Rural Areas

Empowering Educators and Fostering Scientific Growth on Molecular Biology in Rural Areas

Rural Science Education Training Utility Program (RuSETUP) Workshop on Molecular Biology Techniques in Rural Areas In the pursuit of promoting basic scientific knowledge in molecular biology and enhancing the educational landscape in rural West Bengal, India, a workshop on, "Basic Training on Molecular Biology Techniques for College Teachers in Rural Areas" was successfully conducted on the 6th and 7th of October 2023 jointly by School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST), IIT Kharagpur and Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS) under the banner of INYAS' flagship event "Rural Science Education Training Utility Program' (RuSETUP). This endeavor was led by…
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“India is a land of IITs, especially IIT Kharagpur which is the mother of all IITs,” said Mahamohopadhyay Bhadreshdas Swami

“India is a land of IITs, especially IIT Kharagpur which is the mother of all IITs,” said Mahamohopadhyay Bhadreshdas Swami

The Foundation of a Family, that’s where it all began for IIT Kharagpur in 1951. 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. The 22 member committee headed by Sri N.R. Sarkar recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. With the above recommendations the first Indian Institute of…
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IIT Kharagpur wins at the ADB Knowledge & Innovation Hub’s Transport Technology Innovation Challenge

IIT Kharagpur wins at the ADB Knowledge & Innovation Hub’s Transport Technology Innovation Challenge

Technology Innovation Challenge Independent verification of the results Publications of lessons learned by all the parties Reference site and report for ADB and development member countries Recommendations for next steps to scale-up the proposed solutions, including for future ADB-funded projects Have a vision, plan and capability for future implementation/commercialization of the innovative technology solutions in DMCs A user-friendly interactive system through the Technologies for Urban Transit to Enhance Mobility and Safe Accessibility (TUTEM) project that aims to enhance the last-mile security & safety of transit passengers in Hyderabad by providing commuters with safe access enroute to transit stations through mobile…
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IIT Kharagpur conducts a Press Conference on Strategic Implementation Initiatives undertaken by the Institute on NEP 2020

IIT Kharagpur conducts a Press Conference on Strategic Implementation Initiatives undertaken by the Institute on NEP 2020

Under the aegis of commemorating the 3rd Anniversary of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, IIT Kharagpur conducted a Press Conference on NEP 2020 on 24.07.2023 (Monday) at 11:00 am in Netaji Auditorium of the Institute. The press conference was chaired by Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. M Ramgopal, Dean, FoEA and Shri Amit Jain, Registrar, IIT Kharagpur along with the senior Deans and Head of the Departments on the Strategic Implementation Initiatives on NEP 2020 undertaken at IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur has reviewed and updated it curricula for UG Programmes for both the UG…
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IIT Kharagpur gets a New Website

IIT Kharagpur gets a New Website

  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur gets a new website. From the previous version of Beta IIT KGP, this newly launched website is much more interactive and visually more attractive, aligned with respective up-to-date data representation. Prof. V K Tewari, Director along with Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Shri Tamal Nath, Outgoing Registrar; Prof. Prabir Kumar Biswas, Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering and Prof. Pralay Mitra, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur inaugurated the new website. Prof. Joy Sen, Chairman, Indian Knowledge System, IIT Kharagpur was the convener of the inauguration ceremony. "There was a need for a…
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