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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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.
=286
2016
313
2017
=308
2018
  • 36.90
    Overall Score
  • 31.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 81.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 49.5
    Employer Reputation
=35
2017
  • 61.20
    Overall Score
  • 44.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 84.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 72
    Employer Reputation
  • 78
    H-index Citations
60
2014
20
2014
67
2015
24
2015
=51
2016
25
2016
81-90
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 72.4
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 75.6
    Employer-Student Connections
60
2014
20
2014
67
2015
24
2015
=51
2016
25
2016
81-90
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 78.50
    Overall Score
  • 89.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 98
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 99.7
    Papers per Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
638
International
24

Number of students

11,026
Postgraduate 52%
Undergraduate 48%

Number of international students

5
Postgraduate %
Undergraduate 100%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.