To be a centre of excellence in research, producing global leaders in science & technology a hub of knowledge creation that prioritise frontier areas.
The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India. The 22 member committee headed by Sri N.R.Sarkar, in its report, recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern regions, possibly on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, with a number of secondary institutions affiliated to it.
1. IIT Kharagpur invites the best recruiters in the market during the internship and placement season covering various sectors such as Core Engineering, IT, Finance, Consulting, Automobiles, PSUs, etc. The sheer diversity of recruiters across all domains and the extensive participation of overseas companies is an epitome of the global stature of the brand IIT Kharagpur. 2.The internship and placement trend at IIT Kharagpur has shown that the flexibility in curriculum makes our students fit into any sector such as Core Engineering, IT, Finance, Analytics, Consulting et al. It does not matter which discipline you study, you may make a successful in-road to placement. 3. At IIT-KGP education loans can be availed from nationalised banks in the campus Students will not have to depend on parents or on scholarships for study. 4. IIT Kharagpur ranked 2nd among engineering colleges in India by India Today in 2017, 3rd among engineering colleges by Outlook India and The Week, and fourth among engineering colleges by the NIRF in 2018, which also ranked it fifth overall.
Short Term Weekend Course (Data Analytics with R Programming)
Five Days Online Course/Web-Training (MINING)