13 IIT KGP students awarded internships


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IIT Kharagpur Foundation USA awards 13 students with International Internships

The IITKGP Foundation USA has awarded 13 scholarships of up to $4,000 per student for internships at several top global institutions around the world!





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Make sure to submit any pictures you have of "KGPians Getting Together" either socially or for KGP related events. We will share them in an upcoming newsletter!




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 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.


KGP alumni founded retail tech startup, NutriTap, raises $1.5M in funding

The company which was founded in 2018 by Rajesh Kumar ('04) and Priyank Tewari ('07) creates alternate retail channels for brands to do direct-to-customer (D2C) retail.

KGPians along with other IITians at the TiEcon Gala 2022

Ron Gupta ('70) shared a photo he received from the TiEcon Gala 2022 that brought together a group of IITians, including a few KGPians.

IIT KGP Distinguished Alumnus Award (DAA) & Young Alumni Achiever Award (YAAA) nominations sought

IIT Kharagpur recognizes the professional achievements and contribution of its alumni through the DAA and recognizes young and promising alumni through the YAA. Online submissions must be completed by June 5, 2022.

Oxford physicist and KGPian, Subir Sarkar ('74, '76): 'Need to address fears around nuclear plants'

Sarkar was a speaker at the Conference on Macrocosmos, Microcosmos, Accelerator and Philosophy 2020, held at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata (the event had been delayed due to the pandemic).

IIT Kharagpur study to make school pool cars safer in Bengal

The study is being conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Kharagpur and aims to make pool cars used by school children safer.

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.

PanIIT USA announces two scholarship programs

The two scholarship initiatives are announced as a service to IIT alumni in the USA, one being a graduate student scholarship and the other a high school scholarship for children of IIT alumni. The application deadline for both is June 15, 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!

Employer Matching Gift Programs

If you've donated to the IITKGP Foundation, you may be able to double your donation! We're here to help you with the process!

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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