JEE Advanced: This year, more than 30,000 candidates registered for joint counselling and applied for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-KGP). In the last 3 years, it has been ranked fifth in the research category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), published by the ‘Ministry of Education’ of government of India.
IIT-Kharagpur last 5 years’ NIRF Rankings
|India Rankings Overall||7||6||6||5||5|
|India Rankings Research||5||5||5||–||–|
|India Rankings Engineering||6||5||5||5||4|
|India Rankings Management||14||12||9||5||6|
|India Rankings Architecture||3||3||3||1||1|
Not only in the field of engineering and research, IIT-KGP is also a leading institution in the field of management and architecture.
IIT- KGP QS World University Ranking 2024 is 271 while 2023 it was on 270 rank.
IIT-Kharagpur last 4 years ‘QS World University Rankings’
IIT Kharagpur is the first Indian Institute of Technology, it was established in May 1950. “Initially the IIT started functioning from 5, Esplanade East, Calcutta and very soon shifted to Hijli in September 1950. The present name ‘Indian Institute of Technology’ was adopted before the formal inauguration of the Institute on August 18, 1951, by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad,” as per the official website.
The institute was declared as an institute of national importance on September 15, 1956 after the Parliament passed an act known as the Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) Act.