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IIT KGP signs LoI with TUM

IIT KGP signs LoI with TUM

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed a LoI (Letter of Intent) with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on Indo-German Collaborative Research Centre of Intelligent Transportation Systems (IGCRCoITS) at IIT Kharagpur. The collaborative Research & Development (R&D) between both the institutions will emphasize on the main areas of intelligent transportation enhancing Electric Mobility Systems including automobiles, rail, marine craft, UAVs etc. Vehicle Energy Management, Battery Management Systems, Transportation Software and Security, Public Transportation, Data-driven Transport Planning and Emerging Mobility Solutions will be the major focus areas.The Indo German Partnership (IGP) project was agreed on sponsorship by Germany and India to…
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Sanskrit….The Language of Indian Sanskriti `वसुधैव-कुटुम्बकम्`

Sanskrit….The Language of Indian Sanskriti `वसुधैव-कुटुम्बकम्`

Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems (CoE-IKS) of IIT Kharagpur celebrated the 'Sanskrit Week'   सुखार्थिनः कुतो विद्या नास्ति विद्यार्थिनः सुखम्। सुखार्थी वा त्यजेद्विद्यां विद्यार्थी वा त्यजेत्सुखम्॥   There is no knowledge for the seekers of comfort, and no comfort for the seekers of knowledge. A seeker of comfort should give up knowledge, and a seeker of knowledge should give up comfort.​   Swami Vivekananda said, "Because the very sound of  Sanskrit words gives a prestige and a power and a strength to the race." Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems (CoE-IKS) of IIT Kharagpur celebrated Sanskrit Week…
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IIT Kharagpur celebrates its 72nd Foundation Day under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

IIT Kharagpur celebrates its 72nd Foundation Day under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

  Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur welcomes Shri Amit Khare, Adviser to Prime Minister, Govt. of India. As the country enters its 76th year of Independence, IIT Kharagpur also enters its 72nd year of foundation on 18th August 2022 which was adorned eminent personalities. Shri Amit Khare, Adviser to Prime Minister & Former Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry of Education graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. B N Gangadhar, President, NMC, MA&RB (Former Director of NIMHANS) & Mr. Ranjit Rath, an Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur & CMD, Oil India Limited also graced the occasion as the Guest…
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IIT Kharagpur Welcomes New Chairman of Board of Governors, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh

IIT Kharagpur Welcomes New Chairman of Board of Governors, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur welcomed Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh as the new Chairperson of the Board of Governors, IIT Kharagpur. Currently, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors, IIT Bhubaneswar, he has been conferred the additional responsibility of IIT Kharagpur effective from 12th July, 2022. Dr. Singh is the former Chairman & Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation and Independent Director of Azzure Power Global Ltd. He has been the Chairman of the Board for NIT Patna for a period of 3 years from 2009-2012 and completed his B.Tech & M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.…
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IIT Kharagpur ranks 6th in NIRF Ranking 2022

IIT Kharagpur ranks 6th in NIRF Ranking 2022

Since Independence, India has made reasonable progress in providing accessible 'Education for All', strengthening higher education. With the increase in the number of higher education institutions across the country, the quality of education has continued to remain a serious concern specially when the entire country was suffering because of the pandemic that still lives with us. As per UNICEF's report 2020, more than 376 million students worldwide suffered because of the pandemic. Remote/Online Education became the only source of education followed by a technological transition that turned the entire world into a 'Global Village'. The education institutions faced many challenges…
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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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IIT Kharagpur ranks 3rd among the top Universities in India

IIT Kharagpur ranks 3rd among the top Universities in India

IIT Kharagpur ranks 3rd among the top Universities in India in Engineering & Technology & 37th in Mineral & Mining Engineering in the world according to 12th QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has been named as one of the world’s top 100 universities for the study of 19 subjects, according to the latest edition of the world’s highest QS University Ranking. The institute ranked 37th in 2022 compared to 44th in 2021 in Mineral & Mining Engineering & 80th rank in 2022, improving its rank from 90th in 2021 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.…
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