Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Information
Known As :
IIT Kharagpur
Estd. Year :
1951
Phone :
03222-255221
Fax :
03222-255303
Email :
asregpgr@adm.iitkgp.ernet.in
Website :
Address :
IIT, Kharagpur
Kharagpur
West Bengal, India-721302
City :
Kharangpur
State :
West Bengal
Introduction

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur or IIT KGP) is a public engineering, management and law institution established by the government of India in 1951. The first of the IITs to be established, it is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the government of India. The institute 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 enrolment. IIT Kharagpur is known for its festivals: Spring Fest (Social and Cultural Festival), Kshitij (Techno-Management Festival) and Shaurya (sports festival).

Map
Director Details
Name :
Chakrabarti P P
Phone :
03222-282002
Email :
director@iitkgp.ernet.in
Near By
Airport :
Kolkata Airport - 120 KM.
Railway Station :
Kharagpur railway station - 5 KM.