Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KHARAGPUR) - Admission

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Kharagpur, West Bengal

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Kharagpur, West Bengal

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020:Courses, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - April 04 2020 by Akriti Maurya

IIT or Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was formed in 1951 in West Bengal as a central public research and technical university.  IIT Kharagpur has an 8.5 square kilometres (2,100 acres) campus and has about 22,000 residents residing in it. This institute offers B.Tech (Hons.), B.Tech (Hons.)+M. Tech, B.Arch and LL.B courses at UG level and Joint M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, EMBA, MHRM, MMST and LL.M courses at Postgraduate level. It also offers a PhD course in various specialization along with M.Sc-Ph.D. and MCP-Ph.D. courses. It has various academic units like Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics, etc. In 2020 it has been ranked at 281 positions in the QS World University Rankings. The Institute provides placement to its candidates in a well established corporate. Few of them are Schlumberger & Halliburton, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, etc.

IIT Kharagpur Admission Highlights 2020

Candidates can check the basic information about IIT Kharagpur below in the given table:

Institute NameIndian Institute of Technology (IITKGP) Kharagpur
Type of Institute Central Institute of National Importance
Basic Admission CriteriaB.Tech/ B.Arch: JEE Main & Advanced
LL.B/ MMST/ PGDBA: Written Test and an Interview
M.Tech: GATE
M.Sc/ M.Sc-Ph.D.: JAM
MBA / MHRM: CAT
LL.M: Online Test+Interview
MCP-Ph.D.: NET
Ph.D.: Departmental Admission Test+ Work Experience+ Academic Record+ Interview/ NET/ CSIR/ UGC/ SLET
Application ModeOnline
CounsellingCCMT (GATE)
CCMN (M.Sc/ M.Sc-Ph.D.) and National Level for other courses
ScholarshipYes

Candidates can check the details of PhD admission here> IIT Kharagpur PhD admission 2020

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 Schedule

Candidates can check the schedule fo IIT Kharagpur admission 2020 below:

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 Dates
Name of ExamDates of exam
JEE Main(April) To be announced
JEE Advanced 17 May 2020
IIT JAM 2020 09 February 2020
GATE 202001-09 February 2020
CAT 2020November 2020
LLM All India Common Entrance Examination (CET)To be announced
MMST exam dateTo be announced

Candidates can check the details of above in the links given below in the content.

IIT Kharagpur B.Tech & B.Arch Admission 2020

IIT Kharagpur offers Full-Time B.Tech, B.Arch and Integrated B.Tech+ M.Tech courses in various disciplines. Admission to undergraduate programmes in all IITs is tied to the IIT-JEE. Candidates who qualify for admission through IIT-JEE can apply for admission in a four-year B.Tech degree and a five-year B.Arch degree at IIT Kharagpur. Students have to qualify in JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced to secure admission in B.Tech & B.Arch.
B.Tech & B.Arch Admission Details for IIT Kharagpur
Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
B.Tech (Hons.)Aerospace EngineeringMinimum 75% marks or more(65% for SC/ST) in class 12 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology) or must have a position in top 20 percentileCandidate must have a valid score in JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced
Agricultural and Food Engineering
Biotech & Biochemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Electrical Communication Engg.
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Mining Engineering
Manufacture Science and Engineering
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture
B.Arch.Architecture and Regional PlanningMore than 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in class 12 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) or must have a position in top 20 percentile

Applicants can check the details for JEE Main 2020.

IIT Kharagpur B.Tech (Hons.) + M.Tech. Admission 2020

Check the details for B.Tech+M.tech admission below in the given table:

Dual Degree(B.Tech+M.Tech) Admission details of IIT Kharagpur
SpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
Aerospace EngineeringMinimum of 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in class 12 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology) or must have ranked within top 20 percentileCandidate must have a valid score in JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced
Food Processing Engineering
Farm Machinery and Power system
Aquaculture Engineering
Agri System and Management
Land and Water Resources Engineering
Agriculture and Food Engineering
Biotechnology and Biochemistry Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Geotechnological Engineering
Hydrologic and Water Resource Engineering
Environmental Engineering and Management
Civil Engineering Dual Degree
Control System Engineering
Machine Drive and Power Electronics
Instrumentation and Signal Processing Engineering
Power and Energy System
Electrical Engineering Dual Degree
Instrumentation Engineering
Control System Engineering
Instrumentation and Signal Processing Engineering
Auto Communication
Microelectronics and VLSI Design
RF and Microwave Engineering
Telecom Systems Engineering
Visual Information and Embedded System
Fibre Optics and Lightwave Engineering
Electronics and Electrical in dual Degree
Industrial Engineering and Management
Quality Engineering and Manufacturing
Industrial Electronics Vertical
Mechanical Engineering Vertical
Mechanical Systems Design
Manufacture Science and Engineering
Thermal Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Dual Degree
Industrial Engineering Manufacturing
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Mining Engineering
Safety Engineering and Disaster Engineering
Safety Engineering
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture
Computer Science and Engineering

Get the details of JEE Advanced 2020 by clicking here.

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 Application Process for UG Courses

Candidates can check the below steps to apply for IIT Kharagpur admission 2020 for undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

  • Visit the official website of the JEE website to apply for undergraduate courses.
  • Then find the link to apply for the entrance exam(JEE Main / JEE Advanced).
  • And upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature in the prescribed format only.
  • Make the fee payment as per the exam. Without the application fee form will not be accepted.
  • Must keep the printout of the form for all future references.

IIT Kharagpur M.Sc. & Integrated Admission 2020

IITKGP offers admission in M.Tech, M.Sc and Integrated M.Sc programs. The minimum percentage required for M.Sc and M.Sc+Ph.D. courses is 55% (50% for SC/ST/ PWDs) in the relevant Under-graduate degree. 

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 details for Master's Courses
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.Sc.Chemical and Molecular BiologyShould have at least 55% (50% for SC/ST/OBC/ PWDs) in the relevant degree without rounding off (and taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined)Valid JAM score followed by centralized counselling (CCMN)
Chemistry
Geophysics
Geology
Mathematics
Statistics and Informatics
Physics
Medical Physics
Nuclear Medicine
Molecular Medical Microbiology
Integrated M.Sc+Ph.D.ChemistryB.Sc (Chemistry) with 55% or more (50% for SC/ST/ PWD) from a recognized university. Candidates must have Mathematics in class 12.
GeophysicsB.Sc (Geology) with 55% (50% for SC/ST/ PWD) along with any two subjects from Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics from a recognized university. Candidates must have Mathematics in their class 12.
Geology
EconomicsB.Sc in the relevant discipline with 55% or more marks
MathematicsB.Sc (Mathematics) with 55% marks or more(50% for SC/ST/ PWDs) from a recognized university
Statistics and InformaticsB.Sc (Statistics) with 55% marks or more (50% for SC/ST/ PWDs) from a recognized university
PhysicsB.Sc (Physics) with 55% or more (50% for SC/ST/ PWD) with Mathematics as one of the main subjects from a recognized university
MCP+Ph.D.City PlanningME in the relevant discipline with 55% marks or more in aggregateNET qualified candidates can apply
IIT JAM 2020 qualified candidates can apply for M.Sc and M.Sc+Ph.D. courses while GATE 2020 score is compulsory to secure admission in M.Tech course. IITKGP also offers admission in Integrated MCP+Ph.D. in City Planning for NET holders.

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech. Admission 2020

For M.Tech program, BE/ B.Tech in the relevant discipline candidate must have 60% (55% for SC/ST/ PEDs). Candidates can check the IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission details below:

IIT Kharagpur Admission details for M.Tech
SpecializationsMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Basis
Aerospace EngineeringCandidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering /Technology/Architecture/M.Sc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE etc.). General /OBC-NCL candidates must have 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale) and 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD are required.Valid GATE  score (70% weightage) followed by an Interview (30% weightage)
Land and Water Resources Engineering
Agricultural Biotechnology
Agricultural Systems and Management
Embedded Controls and Software
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engg
Environmental Engg, and Management
Structural Engineering
Earth System Science and Technology
Computer Science and Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering
Control System Engineering
Instrumentation and Signal Processing
Multimedia Information Processing
Infrastructure Design and management
Information Technology
Sustainable Built Environment
Manufacturing Science and Engg.
Mechanical Systems Design
Materials Science and Engineering
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
Materials Science and Engineering
Reliability Engineering
Solid State Technology
Energy Science and Engineering
Farm Machinery and Power
Food Process Engineering
Aquacultural Engineering
City Planning
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engg
Transportation Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Cryogenic Engineering
Microelectronics and VLSI Design
Railway Engineering (Mechanical vertical)
Railway Engineering (Electrical Vertical)

Railway Engineering (Civil Vertical)

Electronics and Communication Engineering
Wireless Communication and Network
Telecommunication Systems Engg,
Machine Drives and Power Electronics
Power and Energy Systems
Power and Energy Systems
Exploration Geosciences
Industrial Engineering & Management
Computer Science and Data Processing
Human Resources Management
Electrical Engineering
Thermal Science and Engineering
Fibre Optics and Lightwave Engineering
Mining Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Steel Technology
Geomechanics for Mineral and Energy Resources
Railway Engineering
Rubber Technology
Medical Imaging and Informatics
Medical Science and Technology
Quality and Reliability Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Functional Materials and Devices
Safety, Health and Environment
Water Management

IIT Kharagpur MBA, MHRM, LL.B, LL.M & MMST Admission 2020

IITKGP offers admission in MBA, EMBA, MHRM, LL.M & MMST courses at PG level and LL.B at UG level.  Admission in MBA and MHRM courses is done on the basis of CAT score followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and PI. IITKGP conducts its own Entrance exam followed by an Interview to provide admission in MMST, LL.B, LL.M and EMBA courses. IITKGP also offers admission to PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) through a Written Test followed by an Interview.
IIT Kharagpur Admission details for Non-Engineering Courses
Course NameSpecializationMinimum Eligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
MBAFinancecandidate must have BE/ B.Tech or Masters degree in Science, Economics and Commerce with Mathematics or Statistics with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories)CAT score followed by WAT and PI conducted at institute level
Marketing
Operations
Systems
General Management
Human Resources
EMBA-------60% marks or more(55% for SC/ST/PWD) in the qualifying degree from a recognized universityWritten Test conducted at Kolkata
MHRMBE/ B.Tech or Masters degree holders in Science, Economics and Commerce with Mathematics or Statistics with 60% aggregate (55% for reserved categories)CAT marks followed by WAT and PI
MMSTMedical Science and TechnologyMBBS Degree from a college recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) with at least 55% marks and must have Mathematics at +2 level (even as additional subject) or from any recognized Open University. Seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC(Noncreamy layer) applicants and persons with disability (PWD) as per Indian Govt rulesWritten Test of two hours which includes 75 questions from MBBS syllabus and remaining from class 12 (PCB)
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)-------BS/ BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks or more in aggregate OR Integrated Master’s/ B.Arch or MBBS degree with 60% marks OR Master’s degree with 60% marks or moreWritten Test with an Interview
LL.BBachelor degree in Engineering / Technology / Medicine or equivalent. OR Masters degree in Science or Pharmacy or equivalent. OR MBA with 60% marks or more (55% for SC/ST/PWD) in aggregateEntrance Test with an Interview
LL.MLL.B./B.L. (5 years) or LL.B./B.L.(3 years) with 60% marks along with Bachelor's Degree (more than or equal to 3 years) in Humanities/ Science/ Commerce or equivalentOnline Test followed by an Interview

Applicants can check CAT 2020 details here.

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 Application Process for LLM

The registration for admission is over now. To apply for LLM program candidates can follow the below steps:

  • On the official website of IIT Kharagpur candidates had to apply for LLM admission.
  • In the admission section under UG courses, a link was given to apply.
  • Candidates had to pay the amount set by the authority through an online payment mode.
  • Applicants must keep the printout of the filled form.

IIT Kharagpur Admission 2020 Reservation 

A category-wise seat reservation can be checked below in the given table:

Reservation of Seat for IIT Kharagpur Admission 
CategoriesReservation rate
Scheduled Castes 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Other Backward Classes27&

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