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More than a Campus, it is the new Home you will make - " 2000 Acre Campus is a microcosm: Everything inside: from forest to Museum to Nano-Labs. "Do you want to have an experience of being in a unique campus offers your busy urban life a serene retreat? Our location is just a couple of hours drive from the bustling metro-city, Kolkata. It's a serene and creative place with vibrancy of youth all around, where the coffee flows and calmness is preferred. IIT Kharagpur is the 1st IIT and has the largest campus area among all the IITs. The appeal of vast expanses of green, sweeping trees everywhere and the classic architecture blends in with the creative lifestyle of the campus residents. Fully residential campus away from the hustle-bustle of city accelerates the campus life towards social and creative gatherings and develops among them the extra-ordinary skill in all the spheres. The Campus offers amenities such as Clubs, Eateries, Gym, Swimming Pool, Park, Film Shows for social gathering and health and wellness.

Campus Services

Residential Facility The Institute's campus is fully residential. Faculty and the staff are provided with quarters. Accommodation may initially be arranged in the guest houses while the residential unit is allotted and renovated (if required). The residential unit is facilitated with 24 hours electricity and water supply at subsidized rates and internet connectivity through LAN and Wi-Fi. The resident may apply for Institute's land phone connection if required.

Bank and ATM Three banks are located inside the Campus. The State Bank of India is close to the Institute and provides foreign exchange facilities. The Syndicate Bank is situated on the first floor of the Institute main building. The Punjab National Bank is situated in the Tech Market where business transactions are carried out in the afternoon. There are seven ATM booths at several strategic locations of the campus being set up by State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Syndicate Bank and Axis Bank.


Market Place For daily necessities and groceries, one can walk down to the Tech Market. This is a full-fledged market where everything starting from furniture to fruit juice are available. The market has chemist shops, tailoring shops, bookshops and facilities for photocopying, word-processing and offset printing. A larger market, Gole Bazaar is about 5 km from the Campus. Another market IIT-DVC market is right next to the campus.

Schools The campus has four schools - Kendriya Vidyalaya (CBSE), DAV Model School (CBSE), Hijli High School (WB) and St. Agnes Primary School (ICSE). All schools are English medium.

Park A beautifully built landscape with greenery and water bodies have been carved in the campus for morning work-out, evening walks and spending some time in solitude breathing in the freshness of the campus.

Health and Wellness The B.C. Roy Technology Hospital located at the centre of the Campus is available for all campus residents. It provides indoor and outdoor medical facilities for common ailments. The hospital has a competent team of doctors, ICU, OT, all required diagnostic facility etc. The State Hospital and Railway Hospital, both are located about 2 km from the Campus. Additionally the Institute provides medical facilities to the employees and their dependent relatives outside the campus as per standard norms of Central Govt. The campus has a counselling centre as well as Gymkhana and Swimming Pool. xTechnology Students' Gymkhana is the nerve centre for sports, cultural and social activities of the students. The Centre is also facilitated with a state of art gymnasium which can be accessed by Institute staff and campus residents. An Aquatic Club with swimming pools is centrally located right beside the Gymkhana. The Pools, which remain open from morning to late evenings, provide sport, exercise and relaxation par excellence.

Social Life

Club The campus has two clubs, technology Club and Staff for campus residents for get together, social cultural programmes and events.

Technology Film Society TFS hosts movie shows thrice a week at the Netaji Auditorium.

Events and Fests The campus residents and the students organize events and festivals at different times in the year. The students organize Spring Fest and Kshitij (techno-management fest). These two events have participation from celebrity performers and even Nobel Laureates. The campus residents also organize socio-cultural events, exhibitions, food fests etc.

Eateries All Guest houses have regular catering facilities. The campus has brand outlets such as Subway, Cafe Coffee Day and Baskin Robbins. Other eateries are Heritage, Sahara, Dreamland, Veggies, Super-Duper, Tikka, Billoos' Restaurant etc. Some joints located within the Institute premises serve tea, coffee, soft drinks and light snacks such as Tikka, PFC. There are several other restaurants within the range of 1km outside the campus.