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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur is an autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institute of higher education established by the Government of India in 1951. The first of the fifteen IITs to be established, it is officially recognised as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India and is regarded as one of the best engineering institutions in India. IIT Kharagpur has been ranked amongst the top engineering colleges in India by various education surveys like India Today, Outlook etc. Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur was established to train scientists and engineers after India attained independence in 1947. It shares its organisational structure and undergraduate admission process with sister IITs. The students and alumni of IIT Kharagpur are informally referred to as KGPians. Among all IITs, IIT Kharagpur has the largest campus (2,100 acres), the most departments, and the highest student enrollment. IIT Kharagpur is particularly famous for its festivals: Kshitij and Spring Fest. On the grounds that West Bengal had the highest concentration of industries at the time, B. C. Roy persuaded Jawaharlal Nehru (India's first Prime Minister) to establish the first institute in West Bengal. The first IIT was thus established in May 1950 as the "Eastern Higher Technical Institute".

Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur was initially located in Esplanade East, Calcutta, and in September 1950 shifted to its permanent campus at Hijli, Kharagpur located 120 kilometres southwest of Kolkata. When the first session started in August 1951, there were 224 students and 42 teachers in 10 departments of the institute. In addition to the main campus at Kharagpur, the institute has an extension centre at Kolkata to provide venues for continuing education programmes, distance learning courses, and guesthouse accommodation. The institute plans to expand the Kolkata extension centre at Rajarhat, and use it to offer full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses from the 2008 session onwards.The 10-acre (40,000 m2) Rajarhat campus will house 2,500 students, and will eventually expand to 250 acres (1.0 km2).The institute's plan for a similar branch campus of 200 acres (0.81 km2) in Bhubaneswar was scrapped following rejection by the Union Human Resource and Development ministry.

Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur offers a number of degrees as part of its undergraduate programmes. They include Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) and the 5 year integrated Master of Science. The B.Tech. degree is the most common undergraduate degree in IIT Kharagpur in terms of student enrollment. It is based on a four-year programme with eight semesters. The first year of the B.Tech. curriculum has common courses from various departments. At the end of the first year, an option to change departments is given to meritorious students on the basis of their performance in the first two semesters. Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur offers a number of postgraduate programmes including Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Sciences (M.Sc.). Some specialised graduate programmes offered by IIT Kharagpur include Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT), Master in Medical Science and Technology (MMST), Master of City Planning (MCP), Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (PGDIPL), and Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Operation & Management (PGDMOM).

indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kahargpur offers the Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) as part of its doctoral education programme. The doctoral scholars are given a topic of academic interest by the professor, or sometimes work on the consultancy projects sponsored by various industries. The duration of the programme is usually unspecified and depends on the specific discipline. Ph.D. scholars have to submit a dissertation as well as conduct an oral defence of their thesis. Teaching assistantships (TA) and research assistantships (RA) are provided based on the scholar's academic profile. Indian Institute of Technology-IIT Kharagpur offers an M.S. (by research) programme; the M.Tech. and M.S. being similar to the US universities' non-thesis (course-based) and thesis (research-based) master programmes respectively. IIT Kharagpur (along with other IITs) offers Dual Degree programs that integrate undergraduate and postgraduate studies in selected pairs of branches and specialisations. Most of the Dual Degree programs involve specialisation in the major field of education of the student. The final placements of students graduating in June, 2010 will commence from December 1, 2009 and continue till April 15, 2010. Kindly note that by December 1, 2009 all our students seeking placements in 2010 should have completed their pre-final semester. A link to our Job Notification Form with list of degrees / specializations in which students are graduating in June, 2010 is on the left panel. Kindly fill in the JNF and check / tick the boxes before the programmes you wish to consider our students and return the document to us. If interested in making an early Pre-Placement Talk, please let us know the preferred date. PPTs are held after class hours,  5 PM onwards on all working days up to mid-November.

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The address of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is Kharagpur, West Bengal.

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