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. On Sept. 15, 1956, the Parliament of India passed an act known as the Indian Institute of Technology(Kharagpur) Act declaring this Institute as an Institute of national importance. The Institute was also given the status of an autonomous University. From this modest start in 1950, IIT Kharagpur has been engaged in a steady process of development with about 18 academic departments, five centres of excellence. the vast tree-laden campus, spreading over 2100 acres has a self contained township of over 15,000 inhabitants.
Library : The Central Library of IIT Kharagpur is one of the largest and finest technical libraries in Asia. It has been catering to the needs of the ten thousand students of undergraduates, postgraduates, research scholar, seven hundred faculty members and more than thousand staff members of the 19 departments, 9 centres, 12 schools and 15 research facilities of the Institute.
The Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources (print and electronic) in various formats. It has also developed a full-fledged Digital Library equipped with necessary modern equipment in order to provide various Library services in digital mode. This section has developed an institutional digital repository which holds up the Institute's intellectual resources for campus-wide access and ensures digital preservation for posterity.
The institute is fully residential. Students are accommodated in 20 Halls of Residence and the staff is provided with quarters. Accommodation for visitors is arranged in the Technology Guest House, CEC Guest House, Alumni Guest House or CTS Visitors Hall, or if need arises, in a students' Hall of Residence.
Merit cum Means Scholarship, Inspire Scholarship, Organizational Scholarships & Fellowships, Alumni Scholarships & Awards
IIT Kharagpur, the first, the largest and the most diversified among the IITs, has always been the pacesetter. The alumni of this Institute occupy top positions in business, industry, R&D and academia in India and abroad. Over and above a rigorous academic schedule, we place a great emphasis on all-round development of our students. The beautiful campus, far away from the city, provides an excellent environment for learning. Each and every student is provided with an Internet connection in his / her hostel room. Quick on the up-take, with good communication and human relations skills and aware of modern developments, the typical IIT KGPian is expected to play a pivotal role in organizations like yours willing to be internationally competitive in terms of products, services and technology. At IIT Kharagpur you would find candidates meeting your requirements in practically every field of interest to your organization. It will be my pleasure to assist in your recruitment efforts to meet the challenges ahead.