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HQ - Kharagpur, India Education & Training 1k-5k Employees (Global)
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IIT Kharagpur Salaries in India

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Top Departments at IIT Kharagpur
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PHD Research Scholar

Experience: 1 - 7 yrs (46 Salaries)
₹ 3,99,382/year

(₹1.8L/yr - ₹5.6L/yr)

Research Scholar

Experience: 0 - 6 yrs (38 Salaries)
₹ 4,55,968/year

(₹2.0L/yr - ₹8.0L/yr)

Senior Research Fellow

Experience: 0 - 7 yrs (36 Salaries)
₹ 3,88,056/year

(₹2.0L/yr - ₹5.2L/yr)

Junior Research Fellow

Experience: 0 - 3 yrs (28 Salaries)
₹ 3,57,219/year

(₹3.0L/yr - ₹4.2L/yr)

Research Associate

Experience: 0 - 8 yrs (19 Salaries)
₹ 6,81,679/year

(₹3.7L/yr - ₹7.2L/yr)

Project Officer

Experience: 1 - 14 yrs (11 Salaries)
₹ 4,77,339/year

(₹3.2L/yr - ₹6.0L/yr)

Post Doctoral Fellow

Experience: 0 - 5 yrs (8 Salaries)
₹ 5,50,000/year

(₹3.1L/yr - ₹7.9L/yr)

Research Assistant

Experience: 0 - 7 yrs (8 Salaries)
₹ 3,61,681/year

(₹1.4L/yr - ₹5.0L/yr)


Experience: 20 - 30 yrs (7 Salaries)
₹ 32,00,000/year

(₹24.0L/yr - ₹39.0L/yr)

Project Assistant

Experience: 0 - 7 yrs (7 Salaries)
₹ 2,62,600/year

(₹1.2L/yr - ₹3.4L/yr)

Last Updated: 2 Oct, 2023

IIT Kharagpur Salary FAQs

How much does IIT Kharagpur pay per year?
The average IIT Kharagpur salary ranges from approximately ₹1.9 Lakhs per year for a Teaching Assistant to ₹31.9 Lakhs per year for a Professor. Salary estimates are based on 506 IIT Kharagpur salaries received from various employees of IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur employees rate the overall salary and benefits package 3.8/5 stars.
What is the highest salary in IIT Kharagpur?
The highest-paying job at IIT Kharagpur is a Professor with a salary of ₹31.9 Lakhs per year. The top 10% of employees earn more than ₹10 lakhs per year. The top 1% earn more than a whopping ₹39.54 lakhs per year.
What is the minimum salary in IIT Kharagpur?
Minimum salary at IIT Kharagpur depends on the role you are applying for. For Project Assistant the minimum salary is ₹2.6 Lakhs per year, for Junior Research Fellow the minimum salary is ₹3.6 Lakhs per year and so on.
What is the salary package for freshers in IIT Kharagpur?
The average salary at IIT Kharagpur for freshers varies from ₹1.8 Lakhs per year for Research Intern to ₹4.6 Lakhs per year for Research Scholar. View Fresher Salaries at IIT Kharagpur
What is the notice period at IIT Kharagpur?
According to AmbitionBox, 44% of the IIT Kharagpur employees reported a notice period of 15 days or less, 39% reported a notice period of 1 Month and the remaining reported other notice period durations. This is based on 239 responses on AmbitionBox in last 2 years.

Reviews which talk about salary at IIT Kharagpur

Junior Research Engineer in Kharagpur, West Bengal

Full Time


posted on 17 Sep 2022

1.0 for Salary and Benefits


This was a project position by Sponsored research and industrial consultancy, IIT kharagpur. You can learn something if luckily your project supervisor is a knowledgeable and a good person.


Low salary No guidance You important time is getting wasted go and work in TCS (much better option)

Work Details

Work timings: Strict Timings

Work related travel: This is a desk job.

System Engineer in Kharagpur

Software Development Department

posted on 08 Jan 2021

3.0 for Salary and Benefits


Nice and good learning platform. If you have permanent job here then everything is good here. If you have contractual job then salary growth is low, job is not secured properly and less respect.


Contractual Job. Project base contractual job is not secure. Less respect.

Work Details

Work days: Monday to Friday (Flexible Timings)

Work related travel: This is a desk job.

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Average annual salary in IIT Kharagpur is INR 6.6 lakhs . Salary estimates are based on 506 IIT Kharagpur latest salaries received from various employees of IIT Kharagpur.