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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 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 inks an MoU with ONGC

IIT Kharagpur inks an MoU with ONGC

Under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur signed an MoU with the Institute of Drilling Technology (IDT) of Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited to undertake several collaborative R&D projects in the domain of drilling, drilling fluids, cementing fluids and completion fluids. The MoU was signed between Shri. G.A.V.S. Prasad, HOI, IDT, ONGC and Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Dean R&D, IIT Kharagpur in the presence of Shri. O. P. Singh, Director, Field and Technical Services, ONGC who was the special guest of honour. Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Dean R&D, IIT Kharagpur remarked, “I believe that…
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Exploring EHD

Exploring EHD

Contributor: Prof. Anandaroop Bhattacharya, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur The last week of November saw sixteen eminent researchers from leading universities in France and India congregate at IIT Kharagpur to join four of our own colleagues with a common objective of knowledge sharing and what followed was three days of "fluid" interactions and "charged up" ideas among this "microcosm" of professionals from mechanical, chemical, electrical engineering, applied physics and medical science disciplines. This Indo-French workshop on "Recent Advances in ElectroHydroDynamics (EHD) - applications in microfluidics" was organized at IIT Kharagpur during 27-29 November 2019. About ElectroHydroDynamics (EHD) EHD, strictly…
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Of matters strictly legal

Of matters strictly legal

The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) of IIT Kharagpur is the only law school of its kind in the country The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law or RGSOIPL, with its long Doric columns, stands diagonically opposite one of the largest open spaces in IIT Kharagpur - the sports complex, where every day students muddy themselves playing various kinds of games. This forms one of the most fulfilling part of their student years. RGSOIPL too engages in field activity that involves a lot of insight and endurance to grapple with issues. The law school, the first…
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