IIT-KGP offers a global perspective to the students starting from academics, internships, contests and conferences
Academic Program by International Faculty
You can enrol for academic courses offred by international faculty at IIT-KGP during summer and winter recess. IIT Kharagpur has started its first international summer and winter term (ISWT) where the national and international participants will get an opportunity to seek knowledge and experience from the reputed International faculty through intensive study of subjects and personal interactions. By bringing together participants and faculty from India and around the world, the ISWT will not only be academically stimulating but also offer an opportunity to make new friends and to interact with international experts. The subjects are designed around current and multidisciplinary themes of Science, Engineering, Management and Law.
SGR International Program
IIT Kharagpur, has launched the “SHRI GOPAL RAJAGARHIA INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES AT IIT KHARAGPUR” with generous funding from alumnus Shri Gopal Rajagarhia (B.Tech./ CH/ 1968) and his family. IIT Kharagpur proposes to create an Endowment Fund, with monetary which would be utilized towards activities of these programmes. These will include –
- SGR International Faculty Outreach Programme
- SGR International Research Scholar Support Programme
- SGR Student International Travel Programme
- SGR International Student Scholarship and Internship Programme
Participation in International Contests and Conferences
As part of co-curricular activities, students at IIT-KGP participate in various contests and conferences across the globe. In academic year 2014-15, about 100 students of Undergraduate Studies visited abroad for participating in contests and conferences organized by interntaional organizations. Several of them received prizes for innovations, idea generation, project paper etc.
The best part is IIT-KGP and its alumni fund participation in these programs.
International Intenships at Foreign Universities
The best part is IIT-KGP and its alumni fund participation in these programs.The students at IIT KGP spread across the world in top universities and institutions for global exposure in academics, research and industry orientation. The map below gives an idea of the density of students pursuing internships in various regions around the world. The data pertains to 2014-15 academic year.
The international exposure at IIT-KGP enables the passing out graduates to join top foreign universities for postgraduate or research programmes. In the graph below we have accounted for the top ten choices of renowned international universities where the KGP graduates take admission for further studies.