About IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur, the oldest, largest and the most diversified of all IITs, has a rich history of excellence created over more than 60 years of its existence. It has a very impressive and long list of alumni who have made a significant impact on all sectors of academia, industry and society. It houses a B-School as well as a Law School along with the Engineering and Sciences. A new Medical School is also coming up in the campus in near future. The motto of IIT Kharagpur is "Yoga Karmesu Kaushalam". The source of the motto is Sri Krishna`s discourse to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita. The motto literally translates to "Excellence in action is Yoga", which essentially implies that doing your work well is (true) yoga. The brightest minds in the country come to study in this coveted institution. They live in an extremely diverse and competitive environment where they continuously strive for excellence. The students are trained by the best teachers in the country who are renowned experts in their respective fields. The students have the opportunity to undertake a study from a wide variety of courses. Moreover, they get knowledge about industry trends and latest developments through guest lecture series and panel discussions by industry stalwarts.

Events by various cells and committees and alumni meets widen their horizons. The emphasis is on in-depth thinking, methodical approach and originality. However, this knowledge is accompanied by values of humanity and leadership. Over and above a rigorous academic schedule, IIT Kharagpur places a great emphasis on all-round development of the students. A gamut of academic, cultural, social, leadership events aide in the holistic development of students and help them to imbibe the qualities of integrity, relationship, teamwork, hard work and out-of-the-box thinking. The students can join a variety of societies and clubs according to their interests. World-class sports facilities are available on campus. Thus, students not only develop a logical and analytical mind but also build up creativity, team spirit and good health.

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