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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP)

Kharagpur, Kharagpur India
    • QS World University Rankings
      280
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio15
    • International Students27
    • SizeM
    • Total Faculty770

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    + 62 others shortlisted this university

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    The Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur is the first of the sixteen Institutes established in the IIT system. Established in 1951, IIT Kharagpur stands tall for its excellence in Academics and Research with top class faculty. With 19 Academic Departments, 7 Centres & 8 Schools of Excellence, the Institute offers 15 B.Tech.(Hons.) Programs, 38 Dual Degree Programs, 2 Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Programs, 6 Integrated M.Sc. Programs and 5 Two Year M.Sc. degree programs of Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.The motto of IIT Kharagpur is "Yoga Karmashu Kaushalam" . The motto literally translates to "Excellence in action is Yoga" essentially implying that doing your work well is (true) yoga. It is sourced to Sri Krishna's discourse to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita. This quote in its larger context of Gita urges man to acquire equanimity because such a soul endowed with the mind of equanimity allows him to shed the effects of his good and evil deeds in this world itself. Equanimity is the source of perfection in Karmic endeavors while leading to Salvation.

    About

    The Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur is the first of the sixteen Institutes established in the IIT system. Established in 1951, IIT Kharagpur stands tall for its excellence in Academics and Research with top class faculty. With 19 Academic Departments, 7 Centres & 8 Schools of Excellence, the Institute offers 15 B.Tech.(Hons.) Programs, 38 Dual Degree Programs, 2 Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Programs, 6 Integrated M.Sc. Programs and 5 Two Year M.Sc. degree programs of Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.The motto of IIT Kharagpur is "Yoga Karmashu Kaushalam" . The motto literally translates to "Excellence in action is Yoga" essentially implying that doing your work well is (true) yoga. It is sourced to Sri Krishna's discourse to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita. This quote in its larger context of Gita urges man to acquire equanimity because such a soul endowed with the mind of equanimity allows him to shed the effects of his good and evil deeds in this world itself. Equanimity is the source of perfection in Karmic endeavors while leading to Salvation.

    University highlights

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) is one of the top Public universities in Kharagpur, India. It is ranked #280 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #349
    • 2014
      #346
    • 2015
      #=324
    • 2016
      #=286
    • 2017
      #313
    • 2018
      #=308
    • 2019
      #=295
    • 2020
      #281
    • 2021
      #314
    • 2022
      #280

    Ranking criteria

    36.3
    Overall
    28
    Academic Reputation
    88
    Citations per Faculty
    38.8
    Employer Reputation
    16.7
    Faculty Student Ratio
    1.5
    International Faculty Ratio
    1.1
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    11,889

    53%
    47%

    International students
    27

    59%
    41%

    Total faculty staff
    770

    20
    750

    Total students
    11,889

    53%
    47%

    International students
    27

    59%
    41%

    Total faculty staff
    770

    750
    20
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