Name: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharaghpur
Status: Deemed University
Affiliation: Not Available
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur - 721302,

Phone: 03222 - 283826
EMail: infocell @

Total Seats: Not Available
Departments / Branches:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Architectureand Regional Planning
  • Bio-Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
Placement: Not Available
About the institute:
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, in its report, recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern regions, possibly on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, with a number of secondary institutions affiliated to it. The report also urged the speedy establishment of all the four institutions with the ones in the East and the West to be started immediately. The committee also felt that such institutes would not only produce undergraduates but they should be engaged in research, producing research workers and technical teachers as well. The standard of the graduates should be at par with those from first class institutions abroad.

Infrastructure: Not Available
Academic Activities: Not Available
Non-Academic Activities: Not Available
How to apply: Not Available
Fees and other expenses: Not Available
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