IIT Kharagpur: Cutoff 2022, Placement, Rankings, Admission, Fees, Courses

Kharagpur, West Bengal  |  AICTE, UGC   | Estd 1951  | Autonomous University |  Ranked 6 For Overall By NIRF 2022 

IIT Kharagpur B.Tech Cutoff 2022 (Released)

IIT Kharagpur B.Tech cutoff 2022 is the minimum rank to get admitted to the B.Tech program. The cutoff will be released by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). The cutoff depends on various factors such as rank secured in the JEE Advanced examination, availability of seats, choice filling, reservation criteria, etc. JoSAA 2022 round 6 closing ranks for general category students are tabulated below:

CoursesJEE Advanced Cutoff 2022
Round 6
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering303
B.Tech + M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering526
B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering1145
BS Mathematics and Scientific Computing1335
B.Tech Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering + M.Tech Telecommunication System Engine1637
B.Tech Electrical Engineering1805
B.Tech Electrical Engineering + M.Tech Machine Drives and Power Electronics2314
B.Tech Instrumentation Engineering2533
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering3350
B.Tech Industrial Engineering4307
B.Tech Chemical Engineering4846
B.Tech Aerospace Engineering5297
B.Tech + M.Tech Aerospace Engineering5687
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering + M.Tech Mechanical System Design5197
BTech Civil Engineering6556
B.Tech + M.Tech Chemical Engineering6048
BS Economics6173
B.Tech Industrial Engineering + M.Tech Industrial Engineering and Management4991
B.Tech Manufacturing Science and Engineering5858
B.Tech Civil Engineering + M.Tech Environmental Engineering7540
B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering6920
B.Tech Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering7751
B.Tech Manufacturing Science Engineering + M.Tech Industrial Management6924
B.Tech + M.Tech Metallurgical & Materials Science8364
B.Tech Agricultural and Food Engineering9008
B.Tech Mining Engineering8739
B.Tech Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering8355
B.Tech + M.Tech Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering9330
B.Tech + M.Tech Mining Engineering9932
BS Physics8366
B.Tech Mining Engineering + M.Tech Safety Engineering9932
B.Tech + M.Tech Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering9383
BS Chemistry12252
B.Tech Agricultural and Food Engineering + M.Tech Farm Machinery and Power11268
B.Sc Applied Geology13114

IIT Kharagpur MTech Cutoff 2022

The table below shows the IIT Kharagpur GATE 2022 cutoff for each specialization.


IIT Kharagpur is the fifth best engineering institute in India rated by the NIRF. The core areas of education and research of the institute are Engineering, Management, Law, Architecture, and Humanities. IIT Kharagpur offers 117 courses in 5 areas. IIT Kharagpur campus is the largest among all the IITs in India. The 2100 acre campus houses 22,000 people, including 605 faculty members, 1933 employees, and 10,010 students. The campus has 19 academic departments, 8 multidisciplinary centres/schools, and 13 schools of excellence. In addition, there are more than 25 central research units, and 24 on-campus hostels for students, research scholars, and faculty members. For a better understanding, read onto Is IIT Kharagpur better than IIT Kanpur?

The flagship program of the institute is the BTech. The program is specialized in 15 streams and has an intake capacity of 818 seats. To get admission to the flagship program, candidates are required to score a rank in the top 30 percentile in the JEE exam. IIT Kharagpur cutoff for the BTech admission is 200-7000 rank in the JEE Advanced. The per semester fee for the program is INR 1.34 Lacs. The fee is only chargeable to general category students. SC/ ST/ PwD/ candidates are exempted from any sort of fee payment. 

The institute is well-known for its Law School, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property (RGSOIPL). IIT Kharagpur is the only IIT that offers Law courses. The school offers three programs; LLB, LLM, and PhD. The LLB program of the School is affiliated with the Bar Council of India. Several of the faculty members at IIT Kharagpur Law school have international publications. The faculty members have received numerous awards as well, and are members of both national and international organizations. The school conducts workshops, clinical, legal courses, courtroom exercises to provide in-house training to the students. Check IIT Kharagpur Law Admission 2022

For the placements 2021-22, IIT Kharagpur has set a record of achieving 1600 placement offers in the first phase. As per the reports, 20 students received salary packages of more than INR 1 CPA for the domestic placements. For the international placements, the salary package went up to INR 2.4 CPA and INR 2 CPA, received by two students. The institute received a total of 35 international offers from companies such as Google, Microsoft, Micron Technology, Uber, Honeywell, Excel.


IIT Kharagpur Ranking

Being in the list of top Engineering Institutes of India, IIT Kharagpur has achieved 5th rank for Engineering and 3rd rank for Architecture by NIRF 2022. It is also ranked at 280 by QS World Ranking 2021. Given below are the rankings achieved by IIT Kharagpur for the year 2022:

IIT Kharagpur Ranking 2022
Body/ Magazine CategoryRankingYear
International rankings 
QS World University Ranking University2702023
QS World University University280 2022
QS World UniversityUniversity3142021
QS Asia University582021
QS Subject By Subject442021
National rankings 
ARIIABest Public Institute82021
NIRFOverall 52021
NIRFEngineering 52021
NIRFManagement 52021
NIRF Architecture 32021
NIRFLaw 52021

IIT Kharagpur Courses

IIT Kharagpur top courses include BTech, BArch, LLB, LLM, MBA, and MSc program. The institute imparts these courses through 19 departments, 13 schools, and 9 centres of excellence. The examination accepted for admission include JEE Advanced, AAT, GATE, and CAT. Candidates applying for admission must go through IIT Kharagpur courses and details related to it:

Course NameDetailsIIT Kharagpur Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM/PCB and minimum required marks
Selection CriteriaJEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling
INR 3.27 Lacs
B.ArchEligibility: 10+2 with PCM and minimum required marks
Selection CriteriaJEE Main Paper 2 + AAT + JoSAA Counselling
INR 4.09 Lacs
LLBEligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medicine OR Master’s degree in Science/Pharmacy OR MBA with first class
Selection Criteria: Written Test + PI
INR 3.55 Lacs
Joint M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D.Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture OR M.Sc with 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PWD)
Selection CriteriaGATE
LLMEligibility: 5-years LL.B/BL OR 3-year LL.B/BL and 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Humanities/ Science/ Commerce with first-class OR LLB (Hons) in Intellectual Property Law with CGPA of 8.5
Selection Criteria: Written Test + PI
INR 3.19 Lacs
MBAEligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Master’s degree in Science, Economics, and Commerce with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories)
Selection CriteriaCAT + PI
INR 9.29 Lacs
EMBAEligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Master’s degree in Science, Economics or Commerce with 1st class and a minimum of 3-years work experience
Selection Criteria: Written Test + PI
INR 6 Lacs
MMSTEligibility: MBBS degree with 55% marks and Mathematics at 10+2
Selection Criteria: Online Entrance Test
Integrated B.Tech-M.TechEligibility: 10+2 with PCM and minimum required marks
Selection Criteria: JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling
INR 4.16 Lacs
Integrated M.ScEligibility: 10+2 with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) with PCM
Selection CriteriaIIT JAM 
INR 44,500
Ph.D.Eligibility: 60% marks in the qualifying examination in Engineering/Science/Commerce/Management
Selection CriteriaGATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ INSPIRE/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview
INR 1.50 Lacs

IIT Kharagpur BTech

IIT Kharagpur BTech program is ranked at 5 in the engineering category of NIRF 2022 rankings. The program has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1. IIT Kharagpur has a provision where regular students in the BTech program can switch over to the Dual Degree Program at the end of the 3rd year. The institute also has a ‘Semester Away Program and Credit Transfer’ for the BTech students. In this, Students spend one/two semesters at University in India or Abroad. The credits earned during this period are transferred towards the degree completion.

IIT Kharagpur GATE 2022

The organizing institute of GATE 2022 is IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP). The institute announced GATE 2022 results on March 16 at 11:45 PM. The results were announced a day prior to the schedule date, i.e., March 17, 2022. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results on GATE 2022 IIT Kharagpur official website, i.e., gate.iitkgp.ac.in via GOAPS using their username and password. Along with the results, IIT Kharagpur has also released GATE 2022 Toppers List and GATE 2022 cut off marks.

Candidates with a valid GATE 2022/2021/2020 score can now apply for the IIT counselling process. COAP 2022 registrations are now open. The authority started registration process on March 20, 2022. The deadline for the same are yet to be announced.

IIT Kharagpur MTech

The MTech program at IIT Kharagpur is available in 47 specializations. Along with the MTech program, the institute also offers a Joint MTech/MCP-PhD program. Admission to all MTech programs is primarily based on the GATE exam. However, Non-GATE students with a CGPA of 8.0 are given direct admission to the institute. Candidates who have completed their BTech degrees from IITs may also be admitted to the MTech program. The total fee for the program is INR 4.60 Lacs. Students who participate in the recruitment cycle after completing their degrees earn an average salary package of INR 20 LPA. 

For the Joint MTech/MCP-PhD program, the institute allows candidates to enroll in the PhD program immediately after the second semester of the MTech program. Candidates completing the MTech/MCP program graduate with a doctorate degree.

IIT Kharagpur PhD

IIT Kharagpur offers a PhD program in 4 categories. The categories divided are Regular PhD with Institute Assistantship, PhD Fellowship, Sponsored PhD, and PhD through the sponsored Research Project. A candidate with a master’s degree in the relevant discipline, 60% marks or a CGPA of 6.5, and a valid score in GATE/ NET/ CSIR/ UGC/ SLET are eligible to apply. Admission is offered on the basis of a Department-Based Test followed by Academic Performance and Work Experience and Interview.

IIT Kharagpur Placements

IIT Kharagpur concluded its 2022 placement drive with 1600 placement offers. The number of offers increased by nearly 23.07%. The highest salary package inceased by 200% compared to the last year. The placement drive engaged 245+ recruiters. Major recruiters included Google, Microsoft, Honeywell, Micron Technology and many more. The key highlights of IIT Kharagpur Placement are as follows-

ParticularsPlacements Statistics (2021-22)
Number of Recruiters Participated245+
No. of Offers1600
Highest CTCINR 2.4 Crore
No. of International Offers35
Number of PPOs400+
Major SectorsSoftware, Analytics

IIT Kharagpur Scholarships

IIT Kharagpur provides financial assistance to needy and meritorious students to lessen their academic burden. A variety of schemes are available for the students at IIT Kharagpur through alumni members, private organizations, Govt. of India, and the Institute itself. Some of them are listed below along with their details.

  • Merit cum Means Scholarship: IIT Kharagpur offers MCM scholarships to about 1000 students each year on the basis of their JEE rank and family income. Students enrolled in the UG programs of IITKGP are eligible to avail the facility of fee waivers under this scholarship scheme. The renewal of the MCM scholarship is subject to the performance of the students in the last two consecutive semesters. 
  • Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Full Scholarship: IIT Kharagpur offers India’s first full-ride scholarship to the top 100 JEE Advanced Rankers whose annual parental income is less than INR 20 lakhs. The scholarship covers the entire academic expense of the B.Tech students at IIT Kharagpur. 
  • Institute SC/ST Scholarship: This assistantship is especially provisioned for the SC/ST students enrolled in the 2-year M.Sc program. The students whose annual parental income is less than INR 50,920 are entitled to get free hostel seats, a basic menu in mess, and a monthly pocket allowance of INR 250
  • Endowment Scholarships: The institute offers several endowment scholarships through its endowment funds. The UG or dual degree students are awarded one scholarship of INR 1000 per month for the consecutive 10 months based on their merits in the previous semesters or 1st-year performances. Schemes such as B.P Poddar Scholarship, Puri Memorial Scholarship, ABS Scholarship, Kumud Manorama Scholarship, etc., and many more are included.

IIT Kharagpur Faculty

IIT Kharagpur has a bunch of hardworking and knowledgeable professors from reputed institutions. For every 13 students, there is 1 teacher i.e, the student/faculty ratio is 13:1 with a total of 841 faculty members. The entire faculty of IIT Kharagpur is very experienced and well versed in their subject matter. Members of the IIT Kharagpur Faculty are cooperative towards students and always encourage them to ask questions and clarify their concepts as much as they can, by being available to students even outside lectures and classes. The faculty consists of a dedicated team of professors, associate professors, and assistant professors.

IIT Kharagpur Notable Alumni

Given below are some of the famous IIT Kharagpur notable alumni who have gained a lot of popularity through their work and progress:

NameJob PositionDegree pursued from IIT KGP

IIT Kharagpur Alumni- Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal
Indian politician, a former bureaucrat. Current and 7th Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015.MTech in Mechanical Engineering

IIT Kharagpur Alumni- Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai
He is an Indian-American business executive and CEO of Alphabet In and Google.BTech in Metallurgical Engineering

IIT Kharagpur Alumni- Arjun Malhotra

Arjun Malhotra
Indian entrepreneur, Industrialist, Philanthropist, Co-founder of HCL Group. He also founded TechSpan, and served as chief executive officer of US-based firms Headstrong.BTech in Electronics and Electrical Communications

IIT Bombay vs IIT Kharagpur: Which is better for BTech?

ParticularsIIT BombayIIT Kharagpur
NIRF Ranking 202235
Highest CTCINR 2.1 CPAINR 2.4 CPA
Campus Area550 acres2100 acres
FeesINR 9.12 LacsINR 3.27 Lacs
Seat Intake910933
JEE Advanced Cutoff1-4204207-7901
RecruitersUber, Ruberik, Millennium, Black StoneBarclay, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Microsoft 

IIT Kharagpur Fees & Eligibility

B.Tech₹82,679 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
M.Tech₹2.32 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation + GATE
B.Arch₹82,679 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.Sc + M.Sc₹82,679 (1st Year Fees)10+2
MBA₹4.68 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
B.Tech + M.Tech₹90,092 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
L.L.M₹1.64 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)L.L.B.

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