IIT Kharagpur

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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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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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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IIT Kharagpur celebrates its 67th Convocation in the august presence of Minister of Education Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

IIT Kharagpur celebrates its 67th Convocation in the august presence of Minister of Education Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Creating a historic benchmark by crossing 1600 plus offers in the Phase I of placement season 2021, IIT Kharagpur celebrated its 67th Convocation on December 18, 2021. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Honourable Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Shri Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Kharagpur honoured us with his virtual presence. With prolific advancements towards engaging new advents in technological pursuits and branching out to diverse fields of medical, law, management and entrepreneurship, for the first time IIT Kharagpur is proud to bestow a Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof.…
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Dr. Virendra K Tewari, Director, IITKGP hounoured with Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group

Dr. Virendra K Tewari, Director, IITKGP hounoured with Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group

IIT KGP takes immense pride and honour in congratulating Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur for being conferred with the Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group in the 3rd Apollo Farm Power Awards 2021. He was acknowledged for his exemplary contribution to the growth and development of agricultural mechanization in India. Prof. Tewari participated in the award ceremony through video conferencing. Agriculture Today conducted the 3rd APOLLO Farm Power Awards 2021 on Wednesday, 20th October at Crystal Ball Room, The Lalit, Connaught Place, New Delhi. Distinguished Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Dr Trilochan Mohapatra graced…
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IIT Kharagpur and University of Manchester Rolls out its first batch of Dual Doctoral Students

IIT Kharagpur and University of Manchester Rolls out its first batch of Dual Doctoral Students

IIT Kharagpur and University of Manchester is proud to roll-out its first batch of Dual Ph.D students for autumn 2021. The news of this prestigious association was first announced in April, 2021 highlighting the unique character of the Programme. All facets of the programme including selection, admission, supervision and evaluation has been jointly administered with perfect synchronicity by competent authorities on both sides. Owing to the pandemic disruptions in 2020-21 and because of the programme protocol that required selected students to spend their first year at IITKGP, in its first year the programme was open to only Indian students satisfying…
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7th Covid Relief Camp: IIT Kharagpur Foundation, USA Continues Its Grand Humanitarian Gesture

7th Covid Relief Camp: IIT Kharagpur Foundation, USA Continues Its Grand Humanitarian Gesture

IIT Kharagpur in collaboration with its alumni association- IIT Kharagpur Foundation USA organized a Covid Relief Distribution programme for the community workers of the campus from 14th-16th September 2021. Around 2000 community workers including domestic helps, rickshaw pullers, construction workers, small vendors, and other essential service providers received a substantial amount of ration. The Director, Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, in his message, assured that IIT KGP will always side with those in need of help and continue to support the community workers through these unprecedented and distressing times. He also said that it was a great opportunity to give back…
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Bestow the Honoury Awards to the Shining Stars

Bestow the Honoury Awards to the Shining Stars

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur believes that its faculty and staff members deserve recognition for dedication in fulfilling their responsibilities and carrying out the Institute’s mission. Each and every year, on the occasion of Institute’s Foundation Day, several awards are designed to promote and reward outstanding performance by faculty and staff at IIT Kharagpur. This year also, on the occasion of the 71st Foundation Day of IIT Kharagpur, various awards have been presented to its faculty and staff members. The categories for the Faculty are the Institute Chair Professorship Award, the Avinash Gupta Chair Professorship Award, The Faculty Excellence Award,…
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IIT Kharagpur Offers First-of-its-Kind Full Ride Scholarship

IIT Kharagpur Offers First-of-its-Kind Full Ride Scholarship

Higher education can cost a significant amount of money. Students, though being meritorious and excellent academically, find it difficult to push through for higher studies due to lack of income flow. There is nothing to worry. IIT Kharagpur is here to support. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has instituted India’s first-of-its-kind Full Ride Scholarship entitled “Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Full Scholarship for Top 100 JEE (Advanced) Rankers”. This full ride scholarship is to support the students within Top 100 All India Rankings in JEE Advanced and whose parents’ gross annual income is below Rupees Twenty Lakhs.  This full ride…
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Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: Benevolent act of IIT Kharagpur alumnus helps in the materialization of the process

Initiation of 1st Chair Professorship in E&ECE Dept.: Benevolent act of IIT Kharagpur alumnus helps in the materialization of the process

IIT Kharagpur has established the “Prithviraj Banerjee and Swati Banerjee Chair Professorship” with an endowment of $ 81,082, received from its eminent and distinguished alumnus, Dr. Prithviraj “Prith” Banerjee (1981/B.Tech./E&ECE/Azad). In this regards, virtual signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prithviraj Banerjee was arranged on July 02, 2021, where Prof Virendra Kumar Tewari, the Director of IIT Kharagpur and Dr Prith Banerjee, the Chief Technology Officer of ANSYS had signed the MoU in the presence of Prof Amit Patra, the Deputy Director; Prof Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, the Dean Outreach; Prof Surjya Kanta Pal, the Associate Dean…
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