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 About IIT Kharagpur
Today, IIT Kharagpur has come a long way to its present position of preeminence with eighteen academic departments, eight multidisciplinary centers, a School of Management, a School of Telecommunications and several sophisticated central facilities.
IIT Kharagpur strives to produce scientists and technologists of the highest caliber to help the nation become self-reliant in its technological needs and to provide leadership in the field of technical education and research.
IIT Kharagpur has redefined its aims, broadened its objectives, and introduced major changes in its programmes and priorities.
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 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
IIT Kharagpur is particularly famous for its festivals Illumination and Rangoli, Spring Fest and Kshitij.
The board of governors of IIT Kharagpur is under the IIT Council, and has 13 members that include representatives of the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa, in addition to other members appointed by the IIT Council and the institute's senate.
The director of IIT Kharagpur is the ex-officio chairman of the senate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/IIT_Kharagpur   (4671 words)

 IIT, NIAN, Vision 2020 Ashok Malhotra Letter, Indian Istitute of Technology
IIT Kharagpur requires your support to enhance and sustain its status as the leading technical educational institute in the world.
IIT Kharagpur must have world-class infrastructure (labs, equipment, etc.), attract and retain world-class faculty, and attract the best students at all levels.
IIT Kharagpur, the Vision 2020 Team and I are counting on you for your contributions.
www.icbs.com /IIT/vision-2020-arjun-letter.htm   (535 words)

 JMET - IIT Kharagpur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
IIT Kharagpur was the first of the IITs and remains the largest, best and most diversified.
The Vinod Gupta School of Management at IIT Kharagpur was established in 1993, and was the first management school to be set up within the IIT system.
It was felt that IIT Kharagpur could play a pioneering role in creating management schools within the IIT system and offer unique programmes that would develop managers who would be able to understand and appreciate both the critical technology related issues and their managerial implications.
www.iitb.ac.in /~pge/jmet2004/iitkgp.htm   (1813 words)

 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT, Kharagpur)
IIT, Kharagpur is located about 120 kilometers from Kolkata in Eastern India and has the largest campus among all IITs.
IIT started functioning from 5, Esplanade East, Calcutta and very soon shifted to Hijli in Sept. 1950.
IIT Kharagpur started its journey in the old Hijli Detention Camp where some of our great freedom fighters toiled and sacrificed their lives for the independence of our country.
www.batchmates.com /alma_mater/iitkgp.asp   (246 words)

 IITBHF and IITBAA (http://www.iitbombay.org)
Over the years, IIT Kharagpur has developed the largest technical library in Asia (with over 3.5 lakh volumes), the biggest electronics library in India and has installed computers in every hostel room and facilitated "e-classrooms" with 2,100 hours of video lectures.
Besides the infrastructural back-up, it is Kharagpur's "mandate" to ensure that its students "have a better knowledge of the industry" that they are most likely to cherish.
The stamp of an IIT is its sense of national identity besides academic superiority.
www.iitbombay.org /misc/press/indiatoday060203.htm   (674 words)

 The IIT Story: Issues and Concerns
Apart from the superb quality of student input, the significant degree of autonomy the IITs enjoy in their admission process, selection of faculty and curriculum decisions, and the generous and sustained levels of funding they have received from the Central government are major reasons for the success of the system.
The IITs currently have no reserved quotas except 15 per cent reservation of seats for S.C.s and 7.5 per cent reservation for S.T.s, who are admitted on the basis of "relaxed criteria,'' and a very small number of seats for physically handicapped persons and children of defence or paramilitary personnel killed or disabled in action.
An IIT degree is considered to be a sure ticket to the U.S. A popular joke of the 1980s suggested that IIT students had one foot in India and the other in Air India.
www.flonnet.com /fl2003/stories/20030214007506500.htm   (5673 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Careergraph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
R.V. Raja Kumar, dean of academic affairs at IIT Kharagpur, the law course is part of a programme the institute has taken up to diversify into areas beyond engineering.
The areas the IIT is foraying into is as diverse as law and rural development and management.
At present, IIT Kharagpur lacks a law faculty, which, officials say, will be built up before the course gets started.
www.telegraphindia.com /1050803/asp/careergraph/story_5064745.asp   (556 words)

 News @ Cisco: IIT Kharagpur Celebrates Golden Jubilee on Next Generation E-learning Platforms
This project is part of IIT Kharagpur's Golden Jubilee Partnership Program, which is supported by the US-based IIT Foundation, set up by the alumni of IIT Kharagpur.
M.N. Faruqui, IIT Foundation Professor at IIT Kharagpur said: "The key driver for setting up such a campus-wide network was to provide our students with facilities inline with those available at the best technical institutes world-wide.
Cisco in partnership with HCL Comnet is laying the fibre optic cables across IIT Kharagpur to set up the network backbone on Gigabit Ethernet.
newsroom.cisco.com /dlls/global/asiapac/news/2001/pr_06-18.html   (664 words)

 Y-Point Winter 1999
The star attractions of the Aquatic meet were the Kopikare brothers and a newcomer from IIT Kharagpur- Debashis Sen. The three among them accounted for almost all the medals at stake with Milind Kopikare winning the Individual Championship award.
IIT Bombay came close behind IIT Kanpur in the race for the Athletics Championship, thanks to a spirited team effort by Jagdeesh, Basak, Partha, Satya and other guys in the IIT Bombay athletics team.
Throughout the qualifying matches, Reddy and his team from IIT Bombay seemed to be the favourites to lift the trophy.
www.iitbombay.org /info/ypoint/wi99sp1.htm   (784 words)

 IIT Kharagpur Tapes Out Chipsets Using Cadence Virtuoso Platform
The tapeouts gave IIT Kharagpur's electronics, electrical and computer science students invaluable experience in end-to-end design, allowing them to translate theoretical knowledge into a real practical chip design.
The Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, the first of the chain of seven IITs, was established in 1951 to cater to the need for skilled manpower in the country.
It is the largest and most diversified among all the IITs and is rated to be consistently one of the best engineering institutions in the country.
www.cadence.com /company/newsroom/press_releases/pr.aspx?xml=051204_iit_kharagpur   (775 words)

 IIT Kharagpur > History
The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India.
With the above recommendations of the Sarkar committee in view, the first Indian Institute of Technology was born in May 1950 in Hijli, Kharagpur, in the eastern part of India.
The history of IIT Kharagpur is thus intimately linked with the history of the Hijli Detention Camp.
www.indiaeducation.info /iit/kharagpur/history.asp   (491 words)

 IIT Kharagpur plans medical college
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is planning to set up a medical college, the first such venture in any technology school of the country.
The proposal would soon be submitted to the IIT board of governors and later to the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, IIT, Kharagpur Director S K Dube said Wednesday.
The funds will be raised from within the IIT resources, the MHRD and the alumni of the institute, Dube added.
www.rediff.com /money/2006/mar/22iit.htm   (200 words)

 Kharagpur's legend
INDIAN Institute of Technology- Kharagpur, the oldest among the IITs, was formally inaugurated on August 18, 1951 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
The idea of IITs was first conceived in 1946 by a committee set up by Sir Jogendra Singh, member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture.
The President of India is the Visitor of all the IITs and is at the apex of the IIT administration.
www.hinduonnet.com /fline/fl1909/19090840.htm   (1363 words)

 The Hindu : IIT, Kharagpur to boost sponsored research
The Dean, Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, IIT, Kharagpur, P.P. Chakrabarti, the Founder-Chief Executive Officer, Headstrong, Arjun Malhotra, the Director, IIT, Kharagapur, S.K Dube, the Dean, Alumni Affairs, IIT, Kharagpur, Madhusudan Chakarborty, and the Director, IIM, Bangalore, P.G. Apte, at a conference on `Confluence of Technology, Management and Life Sciences' in Bangalore on Thursday.
The Kharagpur Institute was looking at expanding its research base by asking the industry, for example the biotechnology sector, what it wanted and then setting up laboratories to deal with those areas of research.
The conference was organised by the city chapter of the IIT's alumni association.
www.hindu.com /2004/01/09/stories/2004010913690300.htm   (378 words)

 IIT Kharagpur > JMET
IIT Delhi: 2-year full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme with focus on Management Systems: 2-year full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme with focus on Telecommunication Systems Management: 3-year part time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme for working executives with focus on Technology Management.
IIT Bombay: A good Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering with First Class or Postgraduate degree in Science with First Class for the 2-year full-time MOM programme.
IIT Kharagpur: First Class Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology or Master's degree in Science (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level) or First Class Master's degree in Economics/ Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor's level).
www.indiaeducation.info /iit/kharagpur/jmet.asp   (654 words)

 IIT Midwest > About us
The IIT institutions are highly regarded engineering schools in the world.
The IIT campuses in India are located in Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee.
As we continue to restructure and grow, one of our goals is to bring in all of Midwest region and develop a strong network of communication among members.
www.iitmidwest.org /main/about.html   (214 words)

 IIT ALUMNI CANADA > Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
IIT Alumni Association, Canada is a Toronto based organization.
To welcome and help new IIT immigrants to adapt and settle into a new life and also assist in their search for employment.
The IIT Alumni Association,Canada was conceived in the late 1970’s in the minds of a few IIT (Kharagpur) graduates in the city of Toronto, Canada.
www.iitalumnicanada.org   (374 words)

 Home, Northcoast IIT Alumni Network, NIAN
IIT Kharagpur is interested in attracting bright Indian scholars working in USA for faculty positions in the Institute.
IIT Midwest had its 2nd Annual Alumni Conference, a daylong event of keynote speeches, professional affinity sessions, and networking.
IIT Foundation is sponsoring Dean of Alumni Affairs visit to US in early half of June.
www.icbs.com /IIT   (2474 words)

 IIT Foundation [ IIT Kharagpur Alumni Network ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The IIT Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to enhancing the capability of Indian Institute of Technology ("IIT"), Kharagpur.
The IIT Foundation is registered as a non-profit organization with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
All contributions to the IIT Foundation are tax-deductible for U.S. taxpayers.
www.iitfoundation.org   (1077 words)

 IIT introduces law, journalism : IIT, Kharagpur, law : IBNLive.com : CNN-IBN
New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology or the IITs' claim to fame may be the world-class engineers but lawyers, doctors and journalists could be matching steps with them soon.
IIT Kharagpur will be making itself a destination for law aspirants starting this July.
It was only IIT Engineers who were the majority in IIMs,cornering good jobs as well going out of the Country...
www.ibnlive.com /article.php?id=6282§ion_id=3   (341 words)

 41st Inter IIT Sports Meet
IIT Roorkee won over IIT Kharagpur by 4-3 in the tie break.
IIT Kharagpur won over IIT Madras by 6 wickets.
However IIT Roorkee being the host IIT didn't keep the trophy and it was awarded to the IIT Delhi by Shri Kapil Dev.
www.iitr.ac.in /InterIIT/results.htm   (1745 words)

 PaGaLGuY.com - Management Education Unplugged! - IIT Kharagpur's VGSoM students meet Warren Buffet himself - B-School ...
Buffet spent half a day interacting with the Business students from IIT, during which he talked about his life, his learnings and how he likes to keep it "simple".David Sokol, CEO of Mid American, one of the many firms he has a majority share in, called him the "Einstein of Business".
Ajit Jain, one of his most trusted Managers is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur.
Vinod Gupta, one of the most distinguished alumni from IIT and because of whom this trip was made possible, is an old acquaintance of Buffet.
www.pagalguy.com /index.php?categoryid=44&p2_articleid=394   (845 words)

 OneWorld South Asia Home / News / News:Today's Headlines - IIT Kharagpur, George Washington University to set up IP law ...
IIT Kharagpur has entered into a technical collaboration with the US-based George Washington University (GWU) for co-operation in the field of comprehensive formal education in the intellectual property laws in India.
In due course of time, it will be decided whether the law school at Kharagpur will function as an autonomous institution or it will be integrated with other leading law schools.
Speakers at a discussion yesterday said gender budgeting is not reflected in the proposed budget for 2006-07, although it was highlighted in the budget speech.
southasia.oneworld.net /article/view/126865/1/1893   (351 words)

 Joint Management Entrance Test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The IITs and IISc will use the results of  JMET 2003 to short list candidates for the subsequent part of the selection process(es).
Kharagpur: First Class Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Science (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) or First Class in Master’s degree in Economics/ Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level).
IIT Roorkee: Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in any discipline of Engineering / Technology or its equivalent or a Master’s degree in any discipline, from a recognised Institute/University with atleast 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in aggregate or CGPA of 6.75/10 (6.25/10 for SC/ST) are eligible to apply.
gate.iitm.ac.in /jmet/jmet2k3bro.html   (1126 words)

The first step in the selection process is an entrance test, the Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET), which is the common entrance test for entry into the schools of management at IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Chennai, IIT Roorkee and IISc Bangalore.
The JMET is followed by a rigorous selection procedure of IIT Kharagpur which consists of a group discussion and personal interview aimed at selecting the right candidates having not only the necessary aptitudes but also correct attitude towards learning management in the world class academic environment of IITs.
Station to IIT Kharagpur shall be provided to the candidates called for interview from 23rd February (morning), 2003 to 27th February (morning), 2004 and also for the candidates who will appear for the interview in the first half of May 2004, if required.
www.careerlauncher.com /pegasus/learningzone/admission_VGSOM.html   (665 words)

 iit.org :: PanIIT Alumni Organization - Indian Institute of Technology
The students of the institute have decided to celebrate the country's 60th Independence Day by making a unique pledge - to spend rest of their lives in the service of the nation.
Professor Biswas is awarded the Stockholm Water Prize for his outstanding and multi-faceted contributions to global water resource issues, including research, education and awareness, water management, human and international relations in both developed and developing countries.
Nandan Nilekani, an IIT Bombay alumnus, president and CEO of Infosys, was awarded the Padma Bhushan on Jan. 26, 2006.
www.iit.org   (260 words)

 iit.org :: PanIIT Alumni Organization - Indian Institute of Technology
IIT is a great brand, we will reinforce it - Aziz Haniffa in Washington
The Board of Governors of IIT Kharagpur has approved the "Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award", a first of it's kind, India-wide award to encourage and promote technical innovation.
The theme of the conference was "Technology without Borders" to emphasize the international reach of IIT alumni, the age of globalization and its impact on businesses, and the role of education and research in shaping the future.
www.iit.org /news.php   (661 words)

 IIT Foundation [ What Happened to KGPNET? ]
As part of our goal to create a "world class network" of IIT Kharagpur alumni, we decided to merge the KGPNET and the IIT Foundation web-sites into one.
The IIT Foundation was founded in 1992 by Vinod Gupta.
One of the primary goals of the IIT Foundation is to create a "world-class network" of IIT Kharagpur alumni.
www.iitfoundation.org /kgpnet   (235 words)

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