IIT-Kharagpur

Over 300 students bag jobs at IIT-Kharagpur

Over 300 students bag jobs at IIT-Kharagpur

The placement season at IIT-Kharagpur has started on a robust note with more than 300 students bagging jobs on the first two days.

Dec 03, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Students to get rent-free space for innovative ideas: Official

Students to get rent-free space for innovative ideas: Official

Fresh graduates will be given "rent-free space" for churning out big ideas at the proposed Centre of Innovation here, West Bengal IT Secretary Debashis Sen said on Sunday.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Here's how 'birthday boy' Arvind Kejriwal looked when he was studying at IIT Kharagpur​ - See Pic

Here's how 'birthday boy' Arvind Kejriwal looked when he was studying at IIT Kharagpur​ - See Pic

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal graduated from IIT-Kharagpur in the 1980s with a B.Tech (Hons) degree.

Aug 16, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Subramanian Swamy now raises questions on Arvind Kejriwal's admission into IIT

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday turned his guns on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and sought from IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) the details of his admission in the premier institute.

Jun 24, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Meet IITian Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, the son of a welder, who bagged Rs 1.02 crore Microsoft job

Meet IITian Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, the son of a welder, who bagged Rs 1.02 crore Microsoft job

Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, the 21-year-old final year IIT-Kharagpur student, has made his father proud by bagging a Rs 1.02 crore per annum salary job from Microsoft.

Feb 02, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Game on with one hand courtesy new smartphone app

Gamezop is a game aggregator that lets users choose from 350 games that can be played with a single hand.

Jan 10, 2016, 15:03 PM IST
I am a huge fan of Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar: Google chief Sundar Pichai

I am a huge fan of Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar: Google chief Sundar Pichai

The 43-year old IIT-Kharagpur alumni said he enjoys watching test and one-day cricket matches, but not the faster format of T20 matches.

Dec 17, 2015, 17:47 PM IST
Scientists find solution to arsenic contamination in laterite soil

Scientists find solution to arsenic contamination in laterite soil

The simplest and cheapest solution to arsenic contamination of groundwater has been found to be none other the red laterite soil that is abundant in many parts of India, scientists said.

Oct 04, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

Pre-placement offers jump by 55 percent in IIT-Kharagpur: Officials

Pre-placement offers have increased by more than 50 percent this year at IIT Kharagpur, an institute official said on Friday.

Oct 02, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

DRDO to conduct joint research in defence with IIT-Kharagpur

To achieve self-reliance in select defence technologies through joint research, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Tuesday signed a memorandum of collaboration with IIT-Kharagpur.

Aug 18, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

IIT-Kharagpur opens Facebook page to congratulate Sundar Pichai

Gloating over its alumnus Sundar Pichai taking over as the CEO of Google's core business, Indian Institute of Techonology-Kharagpur on Monday opened a Facebook page to congratulate the 1989 batch student.

Aug 12, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

IIT-Kharagpur ties up with UK group for 'centre of manufacturing'

 IIT-Kharagpur will establish a centre of manufacturing in collaboration with UK's Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), on the lines of 'Make in India' programme.

Aug 09, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

Centre not interfering, says IIT-Kharagpur

At a time when Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has criticised the central government for interfering in academia, the IIT-Kharagpur director has said that the ministry of Human Resource Development has not created any road blocks in its autonomy.

Jul 10, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

Doctors can now 'see' lung sounds, detect disorders

Physicians and healthcare workers can now literally see what your lungs are saying, thanks to Indian scientists who have designed a new technology that allows lung disorders to be easily spotted through images of digitally-processed lung sounds.

Jul 10, 2015, 00:37 AM IST
Now, IIT-Kharagpur to offer MBBS degree

Now, IIT-Kharagpur to offer MBBS degree

Now, get a medical degree from a top engineering institute! IIT-Kharagpur in West Bengal would be the first engineering institute in India to venture into medical education.

Jun 22, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

IIT-Kharagpur students can now learn favourite subject in any department

Students at IIT Kharagpur can learn their favourite subjects even if they aren't admitted into that particular department as the institute now offers a unique system of minor courses and microspecialisations.

Jun 05, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

IIT centre on bullet train technology to be ready this year

Kolkata: A research centre on developing bullet train technology will be ready at IIT-Kharagpur by the end of this year.

Jan 09, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

IIT-Kharagpur to create new cadre of environmental engineers

Kolkata: As environment clearance has turned out to be a major roadblock for growth of industry, IIT, Kharagpur has decided to build an army of environmental engineers to help tackle the challenge.

Dec 31, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Kharagpur IITian offered whopping annual salary of over Rs 1.5 cr

Kharagpur: In one of the fattest pay package offered to an IITian ever in campus placements, a student of IIT Kharagpur has been offered a whopping annual salary of over Rs. 1.5 crore.

Dec 02, 2014, 17:20 PM IST

Body of IIT-Kharagpur student found hanging in room

The body of a second year MTech student of Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room Monday, a top institute official said.

Mar 17, 2014, 18:25 PM IST