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More information on the below events can be found by clicking on the links found in "Upcoming Events".

Mark your calendars: The official dates for Homecoming, Convocation, and Distinguished Alumni Awards have been announced!

Homecoming will be held August 16-18, 2019 at KGP. Foundation Day will also be a part of the weekend's festivities. 

Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards will be held August 27, 2019.





August 16-18, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming, honoring the 1999, 2004, and 2009 batch years

August 18, 2019: Foundation Day

August 27, 2019: Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards

January 10-12, 2020: 17th Annual Alumni Meet, honoring the 1980 and 1995 batch years

The Golden 2020 Reunion for 1970 Batch will be held January 24-26, 2020

January 17-19, 2020: Techno-Management Festival (Kshitij)

January 24-26, 2020: Golden 2020 Reunion for 1970 Batch

January 24-26, 2020: Spring Fest

January 25, 2020: KGP Alumni Clocktower Dedication Ceremonies

January 25, 2020: Class of 1970 ADDA Dedication

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



IIT Kharagpur researchers make low-cost blood test device which can perform pathological tests

Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed an ultra-low cost diagnostic device which can perform various pathological tests by using a tiny drop of blood taken from a finger-prick.

IIT Kharagpur to honour its young alumni achievers on its Foundation Day

IIT Kharagpur will be honouring 19 young achievers with the Young Alumni Achiever's Award (YAAA) for 2019 on its Foundation Day on 18th August.

IIT Alumni Association of Southern California to hold upcoming professional conference

The IIT Alumni Association of Southern California will be holding an all-day professional conference in Long Beach, California. They have asked us to share details of the event with the IIT-KGP alumni.

Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

August 16-18, 2019: Young Alumni Homecoming (honoring the 1999, 2004, and 2009 batch years) August 18, 2019: Foundation Day
August 27, 2019: Convocation and Distinguished Alumni Awards

RCGSIDM Prof. and PhD students have paper published and presented at conference

Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management (RCGSIDM) Head Joy Sen and PhD students Tanima Bhattacharya and Suparna Dasgupta recently co-authored a paper that was published and presented.

IITs receive lessons from IT biggies on future needed tech skills

Leading software and IT services companies such as Infosys, Accenture and TCS are working with universities and engineering colleges across the country to help students gear up for modern job requirements by tweaking their cirricula.

Alumni Clock Tower structure built--see the newest photos!

The Alumni Clock Tower at IIT Kharagpur is close to being finished, the final enclosure will be completed very shortly--now students have no excuse for being late to class!

Get your copy of the book "Battleground IIT Kharagpur--Chronicle of Director K.L. Chopra"

We have copies of the book "Battleground IIT Kharagpur--Chronicle of Maverick Chopra" by Dr. S. Ramanujam available.

IIT Kharagpur alumni's edtech startup is helping students make the correct career choice

Each year, over 13 million youngsters in India look to join the workforce. Of these, barely 10 percent are employable, says a report by WeForum.

Learn-Earn-Return--An IIT KGP initiative for future generations of KGPians

The 'Learn-Earn-Return' initiative aims to raise funding to create a financial support system for students and develop a culture of giving back to sustain the initiative.

Bootstrapped startup by IIT Kharagpur alumni works to enable 'make in India'

The clanging of metal and sparks emanating from boiling-hot slag are common at fabricator shops in Jalan Complex, in the industrial centre of Howrah, Kolkata.

SandHI Center for the Ancient, New and the Developing Arts (SandHI)

An IIT Kharagpur initiative towards rediscovering the classical arts of India. Join us to make this initiative a success!

Make a Quick Donation to IIT Kharagpur now!



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