Why Join Elecronics, IIT Kharagpur ?
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, founded in 1950 with a few other departments, has grown to its present size with 19 departments, 7 centers and 9 schools. Today, the institute provides instructions to about 3400 undergraduate, 1600 postgraduate students, and 1400 research scholars, a number that is expected to increase substantially in the near future. The teaching community comprises nearly 500 faculty members and 1270 non-academic staff. The motto of IIT Kharagpur is "Yoga Karmashu Kaushalam" . The motto literally translates to "Excellence in action is Yoga" essentially implying that doing your work well is (true) yoga. It is sourced to Sri Krishna's discourse to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita. This quote in its larger context of Gita urges man to acquire equanimity because such a soul endowed with the mind of equanimity allows him to shed the effects of his good and evil deeds in this world itself. Equanimity is the source of perfection in Karmic endeavors while leading to Salvation.. IIT Kharagpur, the oldest, largest and the most diversified of all IITs, has a rich history of excellence created over more than 60 years of its existence. It has a very impressive and long list of alumni who have made a significant impact on all sectors of academia, industry and society.
To facilitate, support and acknowledge the contributions, skills and professional activities of its faculty members and to aid the process of professional induction, the Institute offers:
" IIT KGP provided me the necessary infrastructure for research most readily. A growing community of vibrant new engineers and scientists, coupled with excellent existing faculty, allows interdisciplinary collaborations in emerging areas, especially those related to Biology and Healthcare. Recent competitive internal funding schemes with thorough external reviews provide a great impetus to research. The excellent and highly efficient support staff helps a great deal in easing the time and process one has to go through for purchases in government institutes."
-- Sharba Bandyopadhyay,
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering; Joined the Institute in 2015
The E&ECE Department offers programs of study leading to BTech, MTech, MS Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Electronics and communication Engineering. The department's academic programs are nationally and internationally recognized as one of the premier engineering programs in the world. Our faculty are leading the way in areas such as low-power computing, integrated analog and digital electronics, embedded systems, communications, energy and power systems, nanotechnology and nanomaterials, applied and computational electromagnetics, radar remote sensing, quantum computing, ultrafast lasers, optoelectronics, plasma science and engineering, millimetre wave technology, MEMS, big data, wireless sensor networks, computer vision and machine learning. Consisting of a large and diverse student base of some of the brightest young minds in the engineering field, the ECE Department has demonstrated excellence and commitment in the areas of academics, student support, and community. Students are supported each year through fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. Additionally, ECE students can participate in many well-respected and nationally recognized student organizations.
Kharagpur is an industrial city in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the Kharagpur subdivision. It is the most populated, multicultural and cosmopolitan city of the district. The first Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), one of the Institutes of National Importance, was founded in Kharagpur in May 1950. It has one of the largest railway workshops in India, and the third longest railway platform in the world (1072.5 m). Kharagpur has one of the largest industrial setups in West Bengal. Several large industrial plants are located in and around Kharagpur due to its proximity to Kolkata, good rail and road connectivity via NH 6 and NH 60, availability of labour, and raw materials. Important establishments like Tata Metaliks, Tata Bearings, Siemens, Kharagpur Metal, ISD Cement, Godrej, Tata Hitachi, Century Extrusions, Humboldt Wedag, Rashmi Metaliks, BRG Group, Bengal Energy, Ramco Cements have set up their plants in and around Kharagpur. It is just 2 hours Journey from Kolkata both by Railways and by Car. Apart from Bengali, which is predominantly spoken in the region, Hindi, Telugu, Odia and Punjabi are also widely spoken languages.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is committed to provide quality health care services to its faculty, employees, and students using modern and cost effective techniques and technologies, and through a dedicated and humane approach. In accordance with the above policy, B C Roy Technology Hospital, owned and managed by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, provides Primary Health Care comprising of curative, preventive and health promotion services. . At present, B C Roy Technology Hospital is located centrally within the IIT Kharagpur campus. The facility has 32 beds, including a 2 Bedded ICU, Cabins and Isolation Ward. Through its Out Patient Department (OPD), Indoor Wards and Emergency Unit, B C Roy Technology Hospital provides 24x7 uninterrupted health care services to the campus community.
Facilities for playing different sports like cricket, football, basket ball, tennis and badminton, and a swimming pool are available. The many fields and well-maintained roads are attractive for walking, running or cycling.
The Central Library has grown in size and content to take the present shape. With the developments in computers, microelectronics and communication technologies, the behavioral characteristics of the information seekers have been changing rapidly and the library is trying its best to adapt with the technological advancement. For the last six decades, the library has been the lifeline of the academic activities of the Institute. It is no exaggeration to state that the Central Library of IIT Kharagpur is one of the largest and finest technical libraries in Asia.
All Faculty Members are provided with appropriate accommodation within the campus. Bungalows and Flats of various designs and sizes are available. New high-quality accommodations are being continually constructed. Free maintenance services for civil, electrical, water or sanitary works are provided to all in-campus residents. Nearly uninterrupted power supply is an attractive feature of the IIT campus life.
IIT Kharagpur has huge campus, all the necessary services are available within the Campus.
The campus has 4 Guest Houses. Right from low cost quest house to 4 Star Facilities are there within the campus. All Quest House has excellent fooding facilities within the Guest House itself. Guest House is also in Kolkata at Saltlake. Other from that there are canteen for staffs and students to have very good food at low cost. Canteen facilities is there in all halls and Hostels and in the institute buildings as well.
IIT Kharagpur has the best Green campus of the Country. It is an Impeccable place for Academic and Research. The campus is expremely safe and well guarded by Securities. There are many parks, waterbodies and Children Playing Areas, Gardens etc. It is an amazing place to see, have a walk and roam about.
Many Festivals and Events are organized at IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur organizes many national level fests as well as departmental events etc are also organized, some of the events are listed below :
More then 10 Academic events like short term courses, seminars, conferences takes part in every month. More than 10 international conferences are organized at IIT Kharagpur and institute will also support you to attend conferences in India and Abroad.
IIT Kharagpur has collaboration with many top universities of the World. Universities of USA, Europe, Australlia, Asia and some national universities as well. Click on the link below to https://international.iitkgp.ac.in/mou/
IIT Kharagpur has many Consultancy and Sponsored Projects as well. The Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy (SRIC) Cell of IIT Kharagpur looks after all the sponsored research activities of IIT Kharagpur starting from project submission, project management including accounting, recruitment of research personnel, interactions with the funding agency, protection of IPR and technology transfer. Additionally, SRIC plays a vital role in the initiation of new research initiatives of the Institute and implementation of various national initiatives. http://www.sric.iitkgp.ac.in/web/