Ayan Chakraborty is the first recipient of the "Vinod and Kiran Jain 1970 Batch Student Award"


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First recipient of the "Vinod and Kiran Jain 1970 Batch Student Award" announced

The award was established during the 2020 Golden Jubilee of the 1970 Batch in appreciation for the hosting of the get together in Kolkata.





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

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

Ongoing: Weekly Zoom Presentation Sessions hosted by Arvind Jain ('69) and Prabjit Singh ('69)

May 5-7, 2022: TiEcon 2022 Hybrid Conference

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)

May 8, 2022: PanIIT USA Seminar: "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally", presented by Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate)

May 14, 2022: Summer Picnic 2022-IIT Alumni of Southern California

June 12-14, 2022: Mani-Fest 2022: Directions in Theoretical Physics

If you have an event  you would like to add to the calendar, please send an email with details to info@iitkgpfoundation.org.


IIT-KGP, Virginia Tech launch online course in artificial intelligence

The course will span nine months from May 30, 2022 to January 7, 2023 and will be open to both students and industry execs around the world.

Webinar: 'Reset India', featuring Partha Ghosh ('71) and Puran Dang ('59), to be held May 8

The webinar, presented by The Boston Pledge and focusing on the book, "India towards 100: A Call for Reset! Need for a missionary Zeal", will feature Dr. Partha Ghosh ('71), Puran Dang ('59), R. Gopalakrishnan ('67), Sam Pitroda, and Suresh Prabhu.

Gautam Goenka ('98) joins Darwinbox as SVP of Engineering

Goenka, a former Partner-Group Engineering Manager at Microsoft, will assist in transforming the HR tech platform to maximize its potential.

KarmaLife CEO & Co-Founder, Rohit Rathi ('08), is unleashing financial revolution for employees

KarmaLife is India's first real-time credit solutions provider that empowers blue collar workers to access low-cost, highly-relevant and easy-to-use financial services across their full spectrum of needs.

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.

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.

Mani-Fest 2022: Directions in Theoretical Physics being held at UCLA to celebrate Mani Bhaumik ('58)

Mani-Fest 2022 is a conference being held at UCLA to celebrate the 5th year of the Mani L. Bhaumik Institute of Theoretical Physics, as well as Dr. Mani L. Bhaumik's 90th birthday. The conference is being held a year late due to the pandemic.

IIT Bay Area Partner Event-Special invitation to join industry and tech titans at TiEcon 2022

The IIT Bay Area team in partnership with TiE Silicon Valley is happy to offer a complimentary pass to all of their members for this event being held May 5-7, 2022.

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!

PanIIT USA presents, 'Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally' seminar

Lalit Kapoor (IIT Kanpur graduate), will speak about preventing and reversing chronic diseases naturally. The webinar was already held once before, but due to demand it will be held again.

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur
Ongoing: MITHAS and LearnQuest Academy of Music present, "Blue Planet Music Festival"


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