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Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Program

USIEF invites applications from Indian institutions for hosting U.S. experts for a short-duration of two to six weeks under the Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Program. USIEF pays for international airfare and an honorarium to the Specialist. The host institution is responsible for the cost of housing, meals and any necessary, program-related, in-country transportation.

For more information, click here.

The application deadline is April 15, 2019.

Shri Gopal Rajgarhia International Program

Funded by alumnus Shrigopal Rajgarhia (BTech/ChE/1968), the SGR International Program works to enhance IIT Kharagpur's international engagement through five different schemes:

  • SGR International Faculty Outreach Program
  • SGR International Research Scholar Support Program
  • SGR International Student Scholarship Program
  • SGR International Workshops/Meetings
  • SGR Student International Travel Support

  • While the first four schemes focus on attracting international faculty and students to IIT Kharagpur, the last one aims to support the participation of IIT Kharagpur student community in various international fora. Please contact Office of International Relations for further details.

    To view the recent call for proposal, click here.

    Funded internships for international students

    As part of our effort to attract the best international talents to our campus, we are pleased to announce that several funded opportunities are available for hosting foreign interns at IIT Kharagpur campus from top international institutions starting the summer of 2019. The visits can last anywhere between two months in the summer to a full year. Some of these opportunities are reciprocal in nature, others are one-way into our campus. Funding will be provided by various external agencies as well as the Institute including the SGRIP administerd by OIR. We invite a one page proposal from you with the following details. These proposals will be posted on our Foreign Training Portal for the international candidates to choose from. The funded internships will be awarded on a competitive basis. The one page proposal should include:

    1. Title
    2. Name and Dept/School/Centre of supervisor(s) and link to the research profile of the supervisor(s) and/or research group(s)
    3. Brief abstract (100 words).
    4. Expected academic benefits to the intern(s).
    5. Number of positions.
    6. Required academic background and skills for the applicant (including specialization/major etc. and UG/PG level etc.)
    7. Expected duration (e.g., 2 months or 1 semester or 1 year) and blackout dates if any
    8. Additional funding availability, if any

    Please send the proposal by email to and