Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur - Admission

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kharagpur), Kharagpur Admission

By Sudarshana on Oct 03,2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is also known as IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP). It was established in 1951 by the Government of India. This institute offers various Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses. UG courses are B.Arch, LLB, B.Tech (Hons.), B.Tech (Hons.)+M.Tech. PG courses are M.Tech, EMBA, MHRM, MMST and LL.M, M.Sc, MBA. The institute also offers PhD courses in various specialization.

Undergraduate Admissions

Admission to all the undergraduate courses is on the basis of written entrance examination. Candidates who have qualified IIT-JEE can apply for B.Tech, B.Arch, Dual Degree (Integrated Bachelor and Master of Technology), and five years integrated MSc.

Seat Reservation: 15% for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates, 27% for Other Backward Classes.

Postgraduate Admissions

  • Admission to this programme is through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
  • Admission to MSc-PhD programme is through JAM (Joint Admission Test).
  • Admission to the MBA and MHRM is through CAT followed Written Ability Test (WAT) and PI.
  • Admission to MMST, LLB, LLM, EMBA, PG Diploma in Business Analytics is through Entrance Test conducted by IITKGP followed by an Interview.

Doctoral degree: PhD

Following are the several categories of the PhD programme:

  • Regular with Institute Assistantship
  • PhD with Individual Fellowship (INSPIRE, UGC NET etc.)
  • Sponsored PhD
  • PhD through sponsored research projects

Admission to this programme is through Department Based Test which is followed by Academic performance, work experience, and interview. Candidates who have qualified GATE/ NET/ CSIR/ UGC or SLET are also eligible for admission.

JEE Main 2019 Important Dates

Application Start Date

September 1, 2018

Application End Date

September 30, 2018

Online Mock Test Release Date

September 8, 2018

Fee Payment Last Date

October 1, 2018

Exam Date

January 6 to 20, 2019

Result Date

January 31, 2019

GATE 2019 Important Dates

Application Start Date

September 1, 2018

Application End Date

October 1, 2018

Admit Card Release Date

January 4, 2019

Exam Date

February 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2019

Result Date

March 16, 2019

IIT JAM 2019 Important Dates

Application Start Date

September 05, 2018

Application End Date

October 10, 2018

Exam Date

February 10, 2019

Result Date

March 20, 2019


Application Procedure: M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D Programme

  • The application form needs to be submitted online by clicking on ``Apply Online''.
  • Candidate needs to register using Email Id and Password. Any Data entered during registration cannot be changed.
  • After registration, login with your email and password and complete the application form.
  • Upload the following documents:
  1. Passport size photograph.
  2. Signature
  3. Mark sheet and certificate of qualifying degree.
  4. Category certificate.
  5. Certificate showing proof of having mathematics at 10+2 level or graduation level.
  • Pay the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 500/- for GE/OBC Male/Transgender Candidates and Rs. 250/- for all Female and PwD/SC/ST Candidates. 
  • Take print of your application form for your records.

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September 5th, 2017

 IIT Kharagpur- Home away from home

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Soumya Shailja B.Tech / B.E.  Student

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Admission Difficulty: Medium

Admission Criteria:JEE Mains score- 208 JEE Advanced Score- Approx 45% This college is one of the most pioneering colleges in the country. Along with providing exposure, it has one of the most widespread Alumni network all around the world being the oldest of the IITs.

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September 5th, 2017

 It may not be the best of reviews but worth a read

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Admission Difficulty: Medium

Admission Criteria:2832, Because I'm interested in Aerospace and wish to pursue this field.

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 Its not just a college it's Paradise. A place to learn, innovate and achieve

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Ritvik B.Tech / B.E.  Student

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Admission Difficulty: Medium

Admission Criteria:I got AIR 2206 and was interested in going for ECE/ME/Physics only. After discussing it with parents , seniors and other helpful sources i finally resolved myself to opt for mechanical eng. course and was alloted IIT Kharagpur for the same.

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 IIT Kharagpur BEST PLACE TO LEARN AND ACHIEVE

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Admission Difficulty: Medium

Admission Criteria:my AIR is 3741 in JEE Advanced, i want to join civil engineering

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 The more you explore the better you grow

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Jayanth B.Tech / B.E.  Student

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Admission Difficulty: Medium

Admission Criteria:interested in ocean engineering.. had to chose over kgp or madras..so chosen this because madras is polluted a bit

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