8 AM - 6 PM (Students can stay overnight with permission)
ID Card Compulsion
Not Compulsory for entry in classes or entering campus but compulsory for giving all sort of tests and semester exams.
Students On Roll
Num Of Professors
Yes .The professors and staff are very helpful (Except some professors of Computer Science Department who tend to favor Bengali students over others. Also they sometimes talk very rudely)
200000 (Approx. fees per year) for UG
GOOD (Depends on your image in front of the teacher. If you have a good impression on the teacher and if you have good attendance in his/her class, then there are high chances that the professor may increase your marks)
Frequent conferences / guest talks by eminent speakers / academicians of national and international repute
Yes (Yes, the lectures are very frequent in the first year but as the program progresses the load depends solely on your department. The number of lectures tend to decrease gradually)
YES (Very very tight. 75% attendance criteria must for appearing in exam. Lot of mental harassment throughout the year for those who have less than 75% attendance)
LEAVE (You will be assigned a particular extra academic activity that will be held on Saturday)
PROVIDED BY COLLEGE / SELF ARRANGED (College has a Career Development Center (CDC) that helps you contact various companies and apply for internships in India as well in abroad. You can also apply for some internships online)
Adobe, Deutsche Bank, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Amazon
Great! (PS: They are literally amazing! More than 1000 students get placed in just first 10 days of placements!)
30 lpa (Domestic) | Foreign placements go in range of 80-100 lpa
Inter IIT, General Championship
Spring Fest, Illumination (celebrated on Diwali as an Inter Hostel Competition)
* Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Aerospace Engineering Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Electrical Engineering Instrumentation Engineering Mechanical Engineering Mining Engineering Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Agricultural and food Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Metallurgical and materials Engineering Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
* Master of Technology (M. Tech.) (Full time 2 years) AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS AND MANAGEMENT BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING CHEMICAL ENGINEERING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DATA PROCESSING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CONTROL SYSTEMS CRYOGENIC ENGINEERING EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING ENERGY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT FARM MACHINERY AND POWER ENGINEERING FOOD PROCESS ENGINEERING GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING SCIENCE & ENGINEERING MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MECHANICAL SYSTEM DESIGN MICROELECTRONICS AND VLSI DESIGN MINING ENGINEERING OCEAN ENGINEERING AND NAVAL ARCHITECTURE POWER SYSTEM ENGINEERING RELIABILITY ENGINEERING RUBBER TECHNOLOGY SOLID STATE TECHNOLOGY STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING VISUAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS HYDRAULICS & WATER RESOURCE ENGINEERING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY RF AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION & SENSOR NETWORKS POWER ELECTRONICS & MACHINE DRIVES LAND AND WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING AQUACULTURAL ENGINEERING MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION PROCESSING INSTRUMENTATION AND SIGNAL PROCESSING WATER MANAGEMENT MEDICAL IMAGING AND INFORMATICS INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EMBEDDED CONTROLS AND SOFTWARE
The number of hours dedicated for lectures depends upon in which year you are in. In first year, the schedule is very tight but it decreases gradually. First year has 12 hours of lecture classes and 11 hours of lab every week.
HIGH You are among the best students in the country! Competition is cut-throat!
HIGH Do we even need to explain ;) Though, some of them are there to chill, enjoy and get decent grades. But yeah, stiff competition!
AWESOME & HAPPENING You will always remain busy doing something or other.
Quality Of Students
o NERDS o PARTY BUFFS o DRINKERS o SIMPLE & CONTENT o DEPRESSED o AMBITIOUS o DYANAMIC o CHANGE MAKERS o HELPFUL
Students here have a zeal of proving themselves to be the best students in the world!
Kharagpur (though is more like a town), Kolkata (~140 Km away)
Campus In Acres
Kharagpur Jn. 3.4 km (Taxi would charge ~150 bucks and Rickshaw ~60 bucks to drop you at the college)
Other Local Stations nearby: • Hijli Station 2.0 km • Girimaidan 2.5 km • Nimpura 3.7 km • Midnapore 11.7 km • Benapur 9.5 km • Gokulpur 5.9 km
Nearest Bus Stand
Chandmari Bus Stand 1.9 km Inda Bus Stop 4.6 km Saha Chowak 4.4 km Ram Mandir 3.7 km Kalaikunda 5.8 km
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata (144 Km) You can get cab from Kolkata airport to IIT Khragpur and the travel time is around 2.5 hours. (~3000 INR) OR Take a cab upto Howrah Railway Station. (OLA/UBER will cost around 300 bucks. It will take 1.5 hours approx). Get on an express or local train to Kharagpur. Fare would be around 60-150 bucks. IIT is 3.4 km from station. Taxi would charge ~150 bucks and Rickshaw ~60 bucks to drop you at the college.
SEMI-URBAN The entire campus is extremely lush with trees all around. Quite peaceful as it is away from the hustle bustle of city. Main city of Kharagpur is around 4 Km away.
Hotels And Restaurants
Sahara Restaurant Dreamland Restaurant The hotel Park Hotel Swagat Hotel Capsicum Visveswaraya suest House Great India Hotel Technology Guest House Tikka Billoos Restaurant Hotel Tamrolipto Park
All nearby college (max 10-30 minutes away). You have a plenty of options buddy!
• Gol Chakkar GolC • Gymkhana Park • Nehru Museum Of Science and Technology • Kurumbera Fort • Kalidas Auditorium • Tagore Open Air Theatre • Kangsabati River View point • Jhargram Raj Palace
Tech. Market (You will get all the required regular stuffs here)
B.C Roy Technology Hospital (It is maintained by the IIT Khragpur itself and is a multi speciality hospital)
Bombay Cineplex Aurora Cinema
(Extra: The institute has it’s own novie theatre where latest movies are played every Wednesday and Saturday)
Glow In Beauty Parlour Jawed Habib Hair and Beauty
You can give tuition to children of Professors or take part in some kind of startup. PS: You can even work on your own startup here at IIT KGP (There are many student run start-up's here and you get a lot of support from the college in the sense the eco-system is pretty supportive)
Outside Night Canteens
Sahil’s Food City (Inside Campus itself) Tikka Rocky Canteen PAN Loop Fast Food Center (P.F.C)
Good (You feel alive and awake. Not dim)
Yes (WiFi: You will get connected at each and every place in the college! Speed on an average is 2 mbps but in some of the rooms you can get it as fast as 4 mbps!
You may feel sleepy due to AC and some boring lectures. Haha!
8 AM – 12 Midnight
Library Night Reading Room
Library Book Issue
Library Books Conditions
It’s on your luck! The stock is frequently refreshed but the book’s get issued by students as soon as they arrive so you may end up getting an old book.
Yes (Feels rugged and is comfortable)
FIRE EXTINGUISHER, FIRST AID
WATER, WASHROOM (No coffee machines or snacks though)
Lab Equipment Access
Yes, after a lot of permissions!
Lab Internet Speed
Amazing! Makes you feel proud ;)
Boys Hostel Numbers
Boys Hostel Timings
No restrictions as such
Boys Hostel Fees
50200 (APPROX.) per year
Boys Hostel Guest Entry
Yes. Only males allowed. (Females need permission from warden)
Girls Hostel Numbers
Girls Hostel Room Sharing
SINGLE SEATED, DOUBLE SEATED, TRIPLE SEATED
Girls Hostel Timings
No restrictions as such
Girls Hostel Fees
50200 (APPROX.) per year
Girls Hostel Guest Entry
Yes. Only females allowed.
Opposite Sex Entry
NO (Once a year during the 'Hall' days - in which girls can come to boys hostel and vice versa)
Yes. Charges 1500 per day. Prior booking required at hostel office and Signatures of Hall Warden and Faculty Advisor.
Partially (Some People do indulge, though very few)
Yes (Washing machines are there in each wing of the hostel)
Hostel Computer Room
Yes (Comes every other day. They are nice and over time you develop a friendship with them)
Hostel Room Ventilation
Hostel Water Purifier
Hostel Security Guards
Hostel Reading Room
Mess Monthly Bill
Mess Hygenic Condition
Yes (There is this concept of night canteen which opens after the mess is closed. It runs throughout the night)
Yes (It is open all night)
Canteen Food Quality
Canteen Food Price
Campus Doctor Availibility
Good (It's IIT KGP. They keep it well maintained)
Other Important Details
Extra Curricular Activities
Everything you can imagine! From bungee jumping to painting, it’s really from A to Z!
Music, Drama, Dance, Technology, Robotix, Space and Astronomy, Business, Entrepreneurship, Coding, Swimming and hell lot of others!
Modern Equipments. All necessary equipments are present.
Boys Hostel Room Sharing
o SINGLE SEATED o DOUBLE SEATED o TRIPLE SEATED o >3 SEATED
DESCRIPTION: You make a lot of new friends!
Hostel Room Conditons
Above average. They provide a desk, big cupboard, bed, chair, table and a LAN port.
Hostel Internet Speed
Yes. LAN and WiFi work 247.
Hostel TV Room
Yes (Always open and always occupied)
Hostel Indoor Games Room
Yes (TT Table is there)
Yes (Decent enough)
Hostel Health Checkup
Yes (Consult a doctor from B.C Roy Technology Hospital. This hospital is maintained by IIT KGP itself)
Hostel Cultural Events
There is lot of emotional connectivity between students and their hostels. Students take part in many inter hostel competition and if they win it is considered as the victory of the entire hostel! Such is the loyalty and buzz here! You also have “Hall Days” in which girls can come to boys hostel and vice versa. "Illu” is celebrated every year on the occasion of Diwali. Holi is celebrated in a grand way by initiating with a matki phod.
Loads of hotels and guest houses are present inside the campus hostel.
Mess Food Quality
AVERAGE Everyone knows that the food at IIT’s is not up to your taste, but still you can survive eating it (and pretending in your mind that yellow water is daal! Lol)
Canteen Food Menu
o NORTH INDIAN o SOUTH INDIAN o CHINESE
B.C Roy Technology Hospital (inside campus itself)
o FOOTBALL o BASKETBALL o BADMINTON o CRICKET o LAWN TENNIS o SWIMMING POOL o VOLLEYBALL o TABLE TENNIS o CARROM o SQUASH