IIT Kharagpur admission

Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in IIT Kharagpur is done through written tests and interview. The details of the various entrance examinations is given below:

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

The entrance examination is conducted for admission to the Undergraduate programsfor Indian and Foreign nationals at Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Institute of Technology – Beneras Hindu University (IT-BHU) and Indian School of Mines- ISM-Dhanbad. The exam is conducted every year by any one of the IITs as directed by the IIT Board. For details, click here.

Joint Admission Test to M.Sc.(JAM)

Joint Admission Test to M.Sc.(JAM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technologies – IITs for admission to Master of Science ( M.Sc.) and other post–B.Sc. programmes offered at the 7 different Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). In a given academic year, any one of the 7 IITs take the responsibility for the conduct of JAM test. For details, click here.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an All-India Examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT’s). Admission to ME and MTech programs largely depends upon GATE percentile score. For details, click here.

Joint Entrance Management Test (JMET)

Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is one of the most sought after MBA entrance examination among the engineering students in India, popularly known as JMET. Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is the first step in the process of seeking admission to the 2-Year full time Post-Graduate Degree Programs in Management offered by the IITs & IISc. For details, click here.

Masters in Medical Sciences and Technology of IIT Kharagpur

Admission to Medical Sciences and Technology (MMST) programme is offered to 10 students each year on the basis of an entrance examination conducted all over the country. The MMST program is unique in the way that its the only comprehensive physician-scientist training program in India which aims to bridge the gap between biological sciences, engineering and physical sciences. An assistantship of Rs.10, 000/ per month is given to all the eligible students. For details click here.

Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)

Admission to PGDIT is done through an entrance examination consisting of two hours. For details, click here.


The Admission to M.Tech/M.C.P. programme of IIT Kharagpur is offered mainly on the basis of GATE entrance test.However, applicants with professional qualifications,those with XE/XL paper in GATE, and sponsored candidates who are short-listed,need to qualify through an interview and/or a test.

For more details on M.Tech/MCP programme, click here.

Quality Improvement Programme

The Government of India has started Quality Improvement Programme in 1970. The IITB is one of the Centers for Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) along with other IITs, IISc and many other institutions. The programme is administered by AICTE. Admission to QIP is done by the National QIP Coordination Committee. For details click here.

Early Faculty Induction Programme

To promote and encourage bright young Engineering & Technology students pursuing PG programmes (M.Tech./M.E./M.S. (by research) or Ph.D.) in identified host institutions to take up teaching career in Engineering Colleges. For details on admission click here.

LLB, DIPL Programme

Three-Year Full-Time residential LL.B. Programme leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Law with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights, at par with the LL.B. Degree requirements of the Bar Council of India. Admission to this program is based on an ALL INDIA ENTRANCE TEST EXAMINATION conducted at Kharagpur and other designated centers. Those qualifying the Group Discussion / Interview are finally enrolled for the course.

Ph.D, PDF Programme

Candidates having B.Tech./B.E./B.Arch./MBBS/MA/M.Sc./MBA (done after B.A. /B.Sc./B.Com.) or equivalent qualification with valid GATE score, or having M.A. or equivalent qualification with NET fellowship or having M.Tech./M.E./M.Arch./MCP/MBA (after B.Tech./B.Arch./M.Sc./M.A./M.Com.) degree are eligible to apply. For details click here.

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