IIT-Kharagpur chosen as the organizing institute for GATE 2022

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IIT Kharagpur has been chosen as the organizing Institute for GATE 2022 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). Prof. Ranjan Bhattacharya, Organizing Chairman and his team members created and have launched a new website with the application, announcements, and other pertinent information.

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Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur This week's speaker is Ajay Malshe (Purdue University)

Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

August 18, 2021: 71st Institute Foundation Day

September 17-18, 2021: PIWOT (PanIIT-World of Technology) Global Virtual Technology Summit 2021

February 1-4, 2022: National Symposium on Cryogenics and Superconductivity 28

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Former NIIT Tech CEO Arvind Thakur ('76) joins board of JK Tech

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IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation India driving a campaign to 'Donate Beds for IIT Kharagpur Hospital'

Join IIT KGP Alumni Foundation (India) in helping to build IIT KGP hospital's infrastructure. Donations can be made in USD!

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks": This week's speaker is Ajay Malshe

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT Kharagpur has kicked off a year-long webinar megaevent titled, Saturday Manufacturing Talks.

Murf.ai, founded by three KGP alumni, raises $1.5M in seed round led by Elevation Capital

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TrueFan, founded by IIT-KGP alumni, makes meeting your favorite celebrities easy

TrueFan, founded by Nimish Goel ('15), Devender Bindal ('15), and Nevaid Aggarwal (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), makes it easy for fans to connect to their favorite stars.

Own Your Hall Room

The IIT-Kharagpur Office of Alumni Affairs has kicked off a campaign that allows you to have your hall room named after you for perpetuity for modernizing its infrastructure--OWN YOUR HALL ROOM!


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Celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav 15 August 2021

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

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