Indian Institute of Technology,kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur, post technology, Paschim Midnapore, west bengal-721302

Location of IIT Kharagpur

Just outside the main city, inside Hijli village, Kharagpur, West Bengal

How to reach IIT Kharagpur

  • Netaji Shubhash Chandra Bose international airport, Kolkata is the nearest airport. Which is 147 km away from IIT Campus

  • Kharagpur railway station is the nearest railway station,which is 5km away from IIT campus

Opening and Closing Ranks for IIT Bombay

Ranking of IIT Kharagpur

Some basic information about IIT kharagpur 

IIT kharagpur established year-1951

IIT Kharagpur campus area-21,00 acres

Total number of students in IIT Kharagpur-12,000

IIT Kharagpur has a permanent campus

Courses in IIT Kharagpur

Campus facilities IIT Kharagpur

  • 24/7 available wi-fi facility

  • departmental store where you can find your every daily need stuff 

  • Saloon available

  • Shiru cafe, it is a Japanese company-sponsored cafe where a student can get free coffee, tea, and soft drinks. Click here to know more

  • Banks available. (SBI, PNB, Axis bank)

  • Mode of payments accepted in IIT Kharagpur-Cash, Cards, E-Wallets (Paytm, etc)

  • Gym available

  • All types of sports facilities are available.

  • Mode of transportation inside the college- use your own cycles or paid vehicles(taxi or rickshaw) will be available, which takes a nominal amount

Mess and Food facilities in IIT Kharagpur

  • every student must have to take the mess facility, which means they take the mess charges with fees along.

  • mess food quality on a scale of 5 would be-2.5 *

  • CCD, Subway, Baskin Robbins and privately run food points and canteens are available.


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Hostel facilities in IIT Kharagpur

  • Separate Boys girl's hostels.

  • number of students in one room - 3 (by the way it changes year to year, as new hostel are being constructed)

  • views about hostels-old hostels, small rooms but fine and sufficient*

Some not so asked questions but important to consider!!

  • mobility in and out of campus-you only have to do entry-exit signature at the security check-in.no issues if you enter the campus late night

  • The nature of seniors towards juniors is the best thing which makes IITs different from other colleges, they are so helpful and supportive.they are like friends to us even some are like brothers! there's no scene of RAGGING in IITs now:)

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*(data presented here is  acc. to a survey taken on some students,this is not our personal rating)