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Admission of Foreign nationals

Posted on: April 18, 2023 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India
Birgunj (Nepal)


April 17, 2023

We are pleased to inform you that Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur offers a wide range of Masters' and Doctoral programmes, covering various fields of study, including engineering & technology, science, management, humanities, law, entrepreneurship and medicine, for foreign nationals (including OCI/PIO) who are interested in pursuing higher education in India. The admission portal for international students to apply for Masters' and Doctoral (PhD) programmes for the Autumn Semester 2023-24 in various Departments, Centres and Schools of IIT Kharagpur is already opened. The last date for application is APRIL 30, 2023.

Application Portal for Masters' Programme: 


Application Portal for Doctoral Programme:


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is one of the premier science and technology institutes in India, renowned for its academic excellence, research and innovation. IIT Kharagpur is the first and largest IIT to be established in India and is widely regarded as one of the best engineering institutes in the country, recognized globally for its world-class education and research.

The Institute has distinguished faculty members. They bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience to the classroom and are committed to providing the best possible education to their studies. IIT Kharagpur has world class infrastructure and research facilities that provide students with access to cutting-edge technology and equipment. The institute also promotes a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, providing students with opportunities to develop and apply their skills and knowledge to real-world problems. IIT Kharagpur has strong connections with leading industries in India and around the world, providing students with access to internship and job opportunities with top companies.

IIT Kharagpur has a diverse student body, with students from various cultural, social, and economic backgrounds. This diversity enriches the learning experience and provide students with the opportunity to collaborate and learn from peers with different perspectives and experiences.

International Students can seek funding by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Study in India (SII), and ASEAN-DIA Scholarship Schemes. IIT Kharagpur also offers a range of scholarships funded by our alumni to support international students' academic pursuits. The International Relations Website (https://international.iitkgp.ac.in/scholarships/) provides comprehensive information about the various scholarships and grants that are available. 
The detailed information on academic programmes is available in the IIT Kharagpur Website (http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/). The International Relations Website (https://international.iitkgp.ac.in/) contains relevant information regarding the admission process.