Warm Welcome

IIT Kharagpur has always been well-known for its
warm hospitality and
technical fests.

Our Priority

To the welcoming participants of the Fest, we convey that your hospitality and event standards are our primary concern and priority.

We Assure

will make sure that your stay with us will be pleasant and comfortable.


Upholding the esteem of being the antecedent, the Department of Mining Engineering, IIT Kharagpur has always believed in the flow of practical knowledge with innovation as inspiration, which has rejuvenated the ancestral engineering ideals into the modern facts. With this vision as the developments in the Mining and Geology industries, the Department of Mining engineering initiated GREATSTEP in 2008 to create a common platform for young talents. The last eight editions were filled with mind churning challenges, informative guest lectures and workshops aimed at the expansion of thoughts into the unexplored realms of the field. GREATSTEP 2016 is all set with new and exalted levels of enthusiasm to march ahead as the flag bearer to its legacy in all aspects. As a continuation of past years this year also we are bringing the new edition of GREATSTEP from September 30th to 2nd October 2016.


To assist you in the best possible manner, we require a few preliminary things to be checked from your side. First, you must make sure that you register yourself in our website through our online registration feature. Online registration is very necessary as it will help us to guarantee your accommodation. Kindly register yourself as soon as you can because accommodation will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Once registered, you can interact with us through the email to enquire further regarding your accommodation.

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The Kharagpur(KGP) station is connected to all major cities of the country by train.If your city does not have a direct rail route to Kharagpur, then catch a train to the City of Joy- Kolkata. KGP is situated 120 Kms off Kolkata which is well connected to all the cities of India by rail and air. Train from Kolkata to Kharagpur are available round the clock.
Don't be panicked. We will be there to provide you a warm reception. All necessary information will be provided by periodic announcements on the station.There will be Participants' Reception team outside KGP station. GREAT STEP vehicles and the volunteers will be available to bring you to the campus. Else hacks are ubiquitous all around the station .They can get you to the campus at around 80 rupees. If you want to experience the adventure of rickshaw drive, just spend 35 rupees. The volunteers will guide you. However you can also take a cab to the IIT Campus it is a 10 minutes ride.
There will be absolutely no problem in accommodation once you reach us. All the participants (including their accompanying faculties) will be provided some dormitory sort of arrangements. Special accommodation for girls will be provided with 24 hour authorized security. Accommodation will be provided from 9:00 hrs of (30th Sept., 2016) to 9:00 hrs of (2nd October, 2016). Kindly try to be with this scheme. However, if you have any ineluctable problem, don't hesitate to contact the team members and you will definitely be taken care of. Don't forget to bring your college identity card. You will be provided with mattresses, pillows and blankets. But then you have to pay some security deposit which will be refunded on the last day after returning the belongings that you have been provided with.
There is no fee for online registration and participation in online events. Students coming to IIT Kharagpur have to pay a registration fee of Rs 700. Caution money of Rs 100 is also charged which is refundable at the time of your departure. .
There are a lot of eating corners in the campus such as Billoo's, Harry's, Tikka, Sahara, Veggies. You can try out IIT KGP's night culture by having some fast food at Cheddie's in the mid night also. There are also a few restaurants outside the campus as well. You can get food in these restaurants at a nominal price, apart from this,Greatstep will also provide dinner as per schedule.
IIT KGP has round the clock security everywhere in the campus. Security guards are always on duty at the security counter of all the hostels. Volunteers will also be present at the accommodation venues. But still we request you to avoid carrying expensive items.
We have a medical hospital - the BC ROY Hospital inside the campus that will take care of your medical problems, if any. In case of any illness, you or your team members can contact the control tent and we shall ensure immediate action.
The participants will get their certificates on the last day of GREAT STEP during the Prize distribution ceremony. Cash Prizes will be sent directly in to their bank accounts. Those who need to leave early can collect it from control tent at the end of the day.
The prize money for that particular event will be distributed equally among the two tied teams.
For checking out, you need to go to the control tent and inform them. Volunteers will be present at various halls who will collect the blankets, mattresses etc. issued against your name. After that you can collect your security deposits from the control tent.
Accommodation can be arranged but prior details must be mailed to treasurer with cc to Vice President. We will provide booking facility, accommodation charges will not be borne by Great Step. They will have to register for participation in Great Step.
You are always welcome to contact the team members for any queries. But then you have to browse our site to get the contacts available on the contact page. Or you can drop a mail at You can also call us on +919933914904.


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