I.I.T Kharagpur Campus

The campus is located in the city of Kharagpur in an idyllic and green environment. I.I.T Kharagpur is the oldest amongst all I.I.T.s and the campus is spread over a large area. Kharagpur is well connected to all major cities in India by road and rail. The International Airport at Kolkata is about 130 km away. Kharagpur and Kolkata are well connected and the total journey takes about two and a half hours. All basic facilities like hospital, medicine stores, banks, post and telegraph offices, internet, telecom centres with ISD/STD/FAX, grocery stores, food stalls/canteens, swimming pools, lawn tennis courts, etc. are available within the Institute campus. The State Bank of India located within the campus provides foreign exchange facilities.

How to reach IIT Kharagpur Campus

Weather: Situated about 120 km west of Kolkata, Kharagpur is well connected to Kolkata by Road and Rail transport. Kharagpur can be reached in about 2 hours by train or 3 hours by car from Howrah railway station of Kolkata. Kharagpur is also connected by direct train services to most major cities of the country. The Institute is about 10 minutes drive (5 km) from the Kharagpur railway station. Private taxi, autorickshaw or cycle-rickshaw can be hired to reach the Institute. For details, please visit official page of IIT-KGP

Campus Tour

Weather: The climate at Kharagpur during December is dry and moderately cool. The temperature ranges between 8 Degree Celcius to 15 Degree Celcius.


Accommodation will be arranged in the guest houses on request located within the Institute campus on single/sharing basis. IIT Kharagpur Guest Houses consisting of the Technology Guest House(TGH) / New Technology Guest House(NTGH) and Visveswaraya Guest House(VGH), offering AC/ Rooms, Non AC Rooms and Suite Rooms including dinning facilities provides a pleasant accommodation for the Institute’s guests. For more details about Rooms, and Reservations, please visit Technology Guest House Website. For Students accommodation, please visit Hall Management Center , please follow the link to view the Hall Tariffs