IIT Kharagpur Cutoff

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IIT Kharagpur Cutoff: The cutoff of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is available in online mode for all candidates after the announcement of JEE Advanced result. IIT Kharagpur Cutoff comprises opening as well as the closing rank for admissions to the programmes that are offered by IIT Kharagpur. The institute releases the cutoff for all the categories- General, OBC-NCL, SC and ST. Candidates belonging to different categories will have to fulfill the respective criteria. Even if a candidate has qualified in JEE Advanced, he/she will still has to meet the cutoff criteria in order to get the admission at IIT Kharagpur. Otherwise, the institute will not consider him/her for the admission procedure. The cutoff will vary from category to category and programme to programme.

The cutoff of IIT Kharagpur is released by the joint counselling authority – Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). It is determined by various factors such as the difficulty level of JEE Advanced, the total number of test-takers, cutoff patterns of previous years, etc. Those, who meet the required cutoff, will have higher chances of getting a seat in the desired programme at IIT Kharagpur. The IIT Kharagpur cutoff for all the offered programmes such as Aerospace engineering, Agricultural & Food engineering, B.Arch., Biotechnology & Biochemical engineering. Civil engineering, Chemical engineering, Computer Science & engineering, etc. is released after the seat allotment. Usually, the cutoff for Computer Science & Engineering goes very high. This is among the top engineering branches at IIT Kharagpur. Based on the merit list and branch and institute preferences of the qualified candidates, the seats across various engineering programmes are allocated at IIT Kharagpur.

IIT Kharagpur is among the top choices of every engineering aspirant due to its excellent education, impressive placement record and state-of-the-art infrastructure. This IIT is counted among the most prestigious institutes of India that promises to strengthen the academic base of its students along with offering them an amazing campus life as well. Admissions here are done on the basis of JEE Advanced cutoff.

In this article, detailed information about IIT Kharagpur cutoff is provided which will help the candidates in understanding its admission procedure. Candidates can check below the last years’ JEE Advanced cutoff for IIT Kharagpur to have a fair idea for the current academic session:

JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff for IIT Kharagpur

S.No. Course Name Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Aerospace Engineering General 2732 3451
SC 301 832
ST 338 378
OBC 1055 1485
2 Agricultural and Food Engineering General 5183 6881
SC 1444 1852
ST 528 721
OBC 2617 3085
4 Chemical Engineering General 1620 2990
SC 373 880
ST 138 419
OBC 939 1423
6 Civil Engineering General 2329 4071
SC 480 699
ST 49.01 208
OBC 968 1346
7 Computer Science Engineering General 160 262
SC 44 77
ST 2 40
OBC 82 127
8 Electrical Engineering General 444 1174
SC 99 264
ST 56 111
OBC 288 451
9 Electronics and Electrical Communication General 586 940
SC 78 189
ST 74 130
OBC 245 399
10 Industrial Engineering General 2343 3485
SC 749 1055
ST 572 603
OBC 1420 1573
11 Instrumentation Engineering General 1721 2547
SC 557 819
ST 398 502
OBC 735 1152
12 Manufacturing Engineering General 2349 3804
SC 883 1370
ST 387 651
OBC 1599 2053
13 Mechanical Engineering General 843 1578
SC 188 327
ST 64 147
OBC 255 675
14 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering General 3773 4501
SC 983 1190
ST 585 663
OBC 1681 2073
15 Mining Engineering General 4505 6067
SC 1157 1376
ST 637 862
OBC 1644 2337
16 Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

 

General 3972 5759
SC 976 1613
ST 575 732
OBC 2240 2426

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff for IIT Kharagpur

S.No. Course Name Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Aerospace Engineering General 2830 4033
OBC-NCL 1223 1718
OBC-NCL_PWD 4 16
SC 710 865
ST 353 430
2 Agricultural and Food Engineering General 4321 7455
General_PWD 70 151
OBC-NCL 2610 3282
SC 1381 2065
ST 119 1304
3 Architecture Engineering General 3090 10310
OBC-NCL 2604 3763
SC 1815 2347
ST 867 1072
4 Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering General 3438 6904
General_PWD 5 5
OBC-NCL 2222 3321
SC 752 1747
ST 704 1119
5 Chemical Engineering General 1906 3606
General_PWD 118 151
OBC-NCL 1045 1806
SC 328 1093
ST 266 592
6 Chemistry General 3979 8727
OBC-NCL 2684 3585
SC 1641 2097
ST 186 965
7 Civil Engineering General 2545 4158
General_PWD 66 123
OBC-NCL 714 1601
OBC-NCL_PWD 35 35
SC 335 901
ST 86 355
8 Computer Science Engineering General 181 389
General_PWD 10 12
OBC-NCL 48 196
SC 30 125
ST 24 137
9 Economics General 2779 4128
General_PWD 29 99
OBC-NCL 1798 2355
SC 1045 1787
ST 517 1013
10 Electrical Engineering General 138 1556
General_PWD 32 32
OBC-NCL 424 745
OBC-NCL_PWD 27 42
SC 161 418
ST 61 351
11 Electronics and Electrical Communication General 329 1320
General_PWD 21 55
OBC-NCL 172 764
OBC-NCL_PWD 8 19
SC 65 389
ST 39 304
12 Engineering Physics General 3257 7242
OBC-NCL 2605 3456
SC 1522 2132
ST 247 1043
13 Geology General 6242 8658
OBC-NCL 3048 3571
SC 1646 1994
ST 138 1123
14 Industrial Engineering General 2717 4563
General_PWD 105 161
OBC-NCL 1406 2144
SC 775 1365
ST 62 1130
15 Instrumentation Engineering General 1475 2623
General_PWD 155 155
OBC-NCL 728 1226
SC 407 853
ST 537 801
16 Manufacturing Engineering General 2420 4436
General_PWD 39 39
OBC-NCL 1035 2245
SC 729 1478
ST 679 869
17 Mathematics and Computing Engineering General 1043 1386
General_PWD 63 95
OBC-NCL 492 848
SC 502 730
ST 479 823
18 Mechanical Engineering General 622 2299
General_PWD 20 71
OBC-NCL 347 976
SC 88 520
ST 54 360
19 Mechanical Engineering – Design and Manufacturing General 4448 4893
OBC-NCL 1985 2490
SC 1315 1908
ST 864 864
20 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering General 3373 4776
General_PWD 146 157
OBC-NCL 1901 2484
SC 972 1258
ST 290 747
21 Mining Engineering General 4074 7423
OBC-NCL 1561 3160
SC 1134 1733
ST 412 762
22 Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering General 3464 6355
General_PWD 102 105
OBC-NCL 2112 2927
OBC-NCL_PWD 47 47
SC 857 1985
ST 690 1034
23 Physics

 

General 2815 5558
OBC-NCL 2631 3416
SC 138 2139
ST 186 1074

IIT Kharagpur Cutoff- Questions and Answers

Q: Which is the most preferred engineering branch at IIT Kharagpur?

A: The top engineering discipline at this IIT is Computer Science and Engineering. The seats in this branch get filled up first.

Q: Is the IIT Kharagpur cutoff same for all the categories?

A: No, the cutoff based on JEE Advanced ranks of test-takers vary for all the categories. Also, the opening and closing ranks for each branch changes every year.

Q: How tough it is to get a seat in Aerospace engineering at IIT Kharagpur?

  1. For General category candidates, the opening and closing rank for Aerospace engineering were nearly 2500 and 3400 respectively in the year 2017. You can have a rough idea from this.
  2. For Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), what is the opening and closing rank for SC category?
  3. The opening and closing rank for CSE is usually between 40 and 70 respectively.

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