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General Knowledge (GK) makes Integral Part of many competitive examinations in India. The GK Test examine your awareness and abilities fr...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP) was the first Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) established in 1950 in Kharagpur, West Bengal state of India. The IIT Kharagpur is an institute of national importance and autonomous university free to offer its own courses and awards degrees and certificates. The institute offers many numbers of programs in engineering, sciences, and various technologies at undergraduate and postgraduate level and conducts research programs. Programs are also offered in humanities, medicine and law at postgraduate level.

The IIT Kharagpur offers admission into various programs on the basis of score in entrance examinations, like Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and many others. All regular programs offered at IIT Kharagpur are residential in nature; both students and staff members are provided with living facilities. Besides offering regular courses the IIT Kharagpur also offers special programs like continuing education programs, distance learning programs and short-term courses.