IIT Kharagpur named as one of the world's top universities in 19 different subjects

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Taken from IIT Kharagpur's Facebook page April 7, 2022:

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has been named as one of the world's top universities for the study of 19 subjects, according to the latest edition of the world's highest university ranking.

Speaking on the QS Rankings by Subject 2022, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, "IIT Kharagpur stands out from other IITs with its multi-disciplinary mandate to transform its education curriculum to a knowledge economy along with focusing on skill development and entrepreneurship."

You can read more about the selected departments in the below newsletter article.

Additionally, Director V K Tewari has taken over the added charge of Director, IIT Bhubaneswar. Below is the announcement. Congratulations, Director Tewari!                                                                                                      



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May 8, 2022: The Boston Pledge presents "Reset India", a discussion on India towards 100: A call for Reset! Need a missionary Zeal, a book by Partha Ghosh ('71)

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IIT Kharagpur has been named as one of the world's top universities in 19 subjects

Many of the programs have been ranked among India's top three domestically, including in the 1st rank, Agriculture & Forestry and Statistics & Operational Research.

KGPians Getting Together: Young KGP alumni meet with UCSD Chancellor Dr. Pradeep Khosla ('80)

A group of recent graduates of KGP met with Dr. Pradeep Khosla, a 1980 KGP graduate and Chancellor of University of California-San Diego, for an informal KGP reunion.

Unique Talents of KGPians: Haresh Lalvani ('67) has two art pieces on display at Pratt Gallery

Harish Lalvani ('67/AR/RP) has two art pieces that are currently on display at Pratt Manhattan Gallery. They are part of the exhibit, 'From Forces to Form', a tribute to D'Arcy Thompson's pioneering work 'On Growth and Form' (1917).

IIT Kharagpur to study overbridge viability at 17 key intersections in Kolkata

Police have identified 17 places near key intersections where they want to build foot overbridges and have engaged experts from IIT Kharagpur to conduct a feasibility study.

Event Announcement: Weekly Zoom Meeting with Hosts Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

1969 Batch members Arvind Jain and Prabjit Singh have been hosting weekly Zoom meetings that feature different presenters/topics every session.


A 2021-22 Project by IIT Kharagpur Alumni from Nehru Hall to modernize Nehru Hall of Residence with modern day amenities, while still keeping the charm and characteristics of when it was first opened.

INSPIRATION: Praise for "The Renaissance Man"

My dear friend, Prof. Partha Ghosh (Class of 1971 IIT-KGP), has launched two great books that I strongly suggest all KGPians read.

Bhagaban Behera ('83) poses question of accepting salary in Bitcoin in Economic Times article

Bhagaban Behera ('83) wrote an article for The Economic Times which poses the question of whether workers should consider accepting salary in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.

Upcoming Event: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

The Southern California Chapter of PanIIT USA, invites you, your family, and friends to its annual picnic on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

"The Singing Professor", Sri Bandyopadhyay ('68), honors Ram Navami Day (April 10) with Hindi song

In commemoration of Ram Navami Day on April 10, "The Singing Professor" has compiled and composed a Hindi song, Shri Ramachandra Jee.

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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Ongoing: MITHAS and LearnQuest Academy of Music present, "Blue Planet Music Festival"


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