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