Short Term Course on Cryogenic Technology : Materials, Processes & Equipment (2013) at IIT Kharagpur

Interested to join Cryogenic Technology(2013) short term course at IIT Kharagpur? If yes, check this article to know more details like date and venue, eligibility, IIT Kharagpur location and contact informations, course fee and registration process, IIT Kharagpur official website and many more!

Cryogenic Engineering Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur announces a 6 day course in Cryogenic Technology: Materials, Processes & Equipment for faculty of Engineering colleges and scientists of R&D organisations from 11 March 2013- 16 March 2013. Cryogenic Technology is a course that deals with the maintenance, production as well as application of low temperature is nowadays gaining popularity in biological process, food preservation, medical field and fusion reactors. The details of the course are mentioned below.

  • Introduction to Cryogenic Engineering
  • Properties of Cryogenic Fluids
  • Cryogenic Safety
  • Basics of Thermal Engineering:
    Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow
  • Behavior of Materials at Low Temperature
  • Cryogenic Storage & Transport: Dewars,
    Transfer Lines, Valves and Cryostats
  • Cryogenic Instrumentation
  • Vacuum Techniques
  • Basics of Compressors, Expanders or Heat
    Exchangers Cryogenic Processes
  • Production of Low Temperature: Cryogenic
    Liquefiers & Refrigerators
  • Cryocoolers: Thermodynamics and Applications
  • Cryogenic Separation Processes

Eligibility criteria for short term course(2013) at IIT Kharagpur

Candidates with M.Sc Physics / B.Tech in any branch of Engineering are eligible to apply for Cryogenic Technology: Materials, Processes & Equipment(2013) at IIT Kharagpur.

Registration process for Cryogenic Technology: Materials, Processes & Equipment(2013) course at IIT Kharagpur

If you are a participant from within India, the course fee is INR 28,150/- (Indian Rupees Twenty eight thousand one hundred and fifty only including service tax of 12.6%). There will be a discount of Rs. 5000/- for faculty of Engineering College and University. Candidates can send the course fee by demand draft on any bank at Kharagpur or at par cheque in favour of 'CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur' in full. But for participants coming from outside India, course fee is US $ 900. There will be bank transfer facility for participants from within and outside India. Remember that the course fee includes services like lunch, tea, snacks, power point presentation and lecture notes. For bank details, refer the official website of IIT Kharagpur mentioned below.

IIT Kharagpur website:

IIT Kharagpur Cryogenic Technology(2013) application form and last date of registration

If you wish to apply for Cryogenic Technology(2013) short term course in IIT Kharagpur, fill up the online application form from IIT Kharagpur official website and submit it as soon as possible. The last date for registration is 16 February 2013.

How to reach IIT Kharagpur?

If you are travelling by train, the nearest railway station to IIT Kharagpur is the Kharagpur Railway Station located at a distance of 6 km. Kharagpur is connected to Howrah (Kolkata) by many local trains and express trains. Kharagpur has direct rail links to most major cities in India so there is no need of worry if you are travelling from other cities. If you prefer flight journey, the nearest airport to IIT Kharagpur is the Calcutta Airport. Taxis are available from airport to IIT campus with a minimum charge Rs. 2,500/-. From Kharagpur Railway Station to IIT Campus, taxis(Rs 150/-), rickshaws(Rs 70/-) and autorickshaws(Rs 100/-) are available. You can select the suitable one based on your convenience.

Cryogenic Engineering Centre IIT Kharagpur contact informations

If you have any doubts regarding this course, you can contact
  • Dr Parthasarathi Ghosh
    Assistant Professor, Cryogenic Engineering Centre
    IIT, Kharagpur-721302
    Mobile: +91 9932584162
    Fax: +91 03222 282258 / 255303
    Tel: +91 3222 283594

IIT Kharagpur accommodation facilities

If you are willing to attend this course, then definitely you might be giving importance to the accommodation facilities provided by IIT campus. There will be an appropriate number of rooms reserved at the New Technology Guest House. For your convenience, I will provide the details.
  • Single occupancy in a double-bedded room (AC): Rs. 800/person per day
  • Double occupancy in a double bedded room (AC): Rs. 600 / person per day
  • Suites (AC, with a big bed in one room and sofa set and fridge in another): Rs. 1,689 / room per day including service charges)

There will be TV and internet facilities in this room. Boarding as well as lodging charges should be paid by the participants directly to the Guest House.


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