Study@IITKgp

IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

IIT Kharagpur and Ericsson partner for joint research in AI and Edge Compute

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Ericsson announced a long term co-operation for joint research in the area of AI, Compute and Radio.  As part of the occasion two mile-stones agreements were inked between both the organizations which will allow researchers from both organizations to collaborate to develop novel AI and distributed compute technology towards 6G research. Additionally, a symposium on Radio and Network research was organized at G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications (GSSST) where leaders from Ericsson Research and IIT Kharagpur participated to discuss the developments and advancements for the future of networks and communication. Prof. Virendra Kumar…
Read More
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…
Read More
“All glories come from the daring to just begin” – SHAURYA ’23 at IIT Kharagpur

“All glories come from the daring to just begin” – SHAURYA ’23 at IIT Kharagpur

A Glimpse from the Table Tennis Tournament in Full Swing One of the biggest sports tournament of the country 'Shaurya '23, themed ‘Shadow Warrior,’ recently concluded at IIT Kharagpur, leaving behind a trail of excitement, innovation, and intense competition. The festival which was entirely managed by students; held within the iconic IIT Kharagpur campus, has undoubtedly set a new standard for excellence. This edition of Shaurya went above and beyond, featuring a diverse range of competitions catering to both male and female participants. The events showcased a wide array of sports, including cricket, volleyball, basketball, hockey, athletics, badminton, football, lawn…
Read More
‘Our classes were held where freedom fighters were locked up,’ says Narasimhan Venkatesan Patel, Alumnus of the First Batch at IIT KGP

‘Our classes were held where freedom fighters were locked up,’ says Narasimhan Venkatesan Patel, Alumnus of the First Batch at IIT KGP

Mr. Narasimhan Venkatesan Patel, Former Member of the Railway Board and an Electrical Engineering Alumnus (1951-55) of IIT Kharagpur, shares some interesting anecdotes about the faculty and how IIT Kharagpur took special tutorials of students who appeared in Class 12 exams from different boards or syllabi. The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur was established in 1951 and is the oldest among all the IITs in the country. As the institute was set up in the Hijli detention camp of West Bengal, it has a link with the freedom fighters of India. “We mostly had classes in the old Hijli Central…
Read More
IIT Kharagpur signs a MoU with National University of Juridical Sciences

IIT Kharagpur signs a MoU with National University of Juridical Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) to organize joint academic programme and faculty support for various courses to contribute knowledge and literature in multidisciplinary domains identifying areas of studies and research leading to patent rights, copyrights and other intellectual property rights in accordance with polices on intellectual property. The MoU was signed by Dr. Nirmal Kanti Chakrabarti, Vice-Chancellor, WB National University of Juridical Sciences in the august presence of Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Dipa Dube, Dean, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law;…
Read More
“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…
Read More
Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

Say HAAI for AI – Hands-on Artificial Intelligence for the real-world applications

AI4ICPS of IIT Kharagpur launches certification course on Artificial Intelligence with TCS iON Press Conference on launch of HAAI AI for Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (AI4ICPS), a national AI Hub, established by IIT Kharagpur under the aegis of DST, Government of India, on the occasion of third anniversary of National Educational Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), announces the launch of its latest and highly anticipated program, “Hands-on AI for the real-world applications (HAAI).” The course was launched by Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur in the august presence of Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, along with Prof. Amit…
Read More
On the eve of National Doctor’s Day, IIT Kharagpur inks a MoU with AIIMS Kalyani on medical amenities and research collaboration

On the eve of National Doctor’s Day, IIT Kharagpur inks a MoU with AIIMS Kalyani on medical amenities and research collaboration

On the propitious occasion of National Doctor’s Day, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Kalyani, a beacon of medical excellence under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, created by an Act of Parliament under the initiative of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). The MoU was signed in the august presence of Dr. Ramji Singh, Executive Director, AIIMS Kalyani and Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur along with Dr. Kalyan Goswami, Head, Department of Biochemistry and Dean, Academics,…
Read More
Guru Krupa Foundation (GKF) offers Overseas Research Internships for Summer Scholarship 2023 

Guru Krupa Foundation (GKF) offers Overseas Research Internships for Summer Scholarship 2023 

In collaboration with IIT Kharagpur Foundation, USA (IITKGPF), the Guru Krupa Foundation (GKF) Scholarship was awarded to 11 students of IIT Kharagpur this year. This is the 2nd year that the GKF Scholarship will support the IIT KGP students to carry out their research internship in foreign universities. 10 students were selected by the IIT KGP selection committee for a total scholarship award of $45,000. Each conferred scholarship depends upon the funding received by the student from their host institutions. The GKF scholars are pursuing their summer research internship at premier universities in the USA, UK, Belgium, Canada, and Germany.…
Read More
Dr. Ummalaneni Raja Babu, Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur appointed as the Director General, Missiles and Strategic Systems, DRDO, Hyderabad

Dr. Ummalaneni Raja Babu, Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur appointed as the Director General, Missiles and Strategic Systems, DRDO, Hyderabad

Leadership is not an expertise, leadership is a constant education. A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. He is the one who sees before others see, farther than others see and sees more than others see. Integrity, insight and inclusiveness are the qualities  that drive an ordinary individual to be a lead the masses. Liberation of mind from stereotypical thoughts and rising to the power on enlightenment is the rare profoundness that a distinguishes a leader from a follower.  When Dr. Ummalaneni Raja Babu was doing his masters in IIT Kharagpur, never…
Read More