Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh

  •   ESTD 1959
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About Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

In the series of premier institutes of engineering in the nation, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) is an extension of the vision to establish world-class technology based engineering institute in India.  IIT Kanpur was established in the year 1959 and Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act. , announced it to be an Institute of National Importance. It was December 1959 the institute was started in the canteen building provided by Harcourt Butler Technological Institute at Agricultural Gardens, Kanpur. Later in the year 1963, the Institute was given its own campus and the college since then is expanding at the locality of Kalyanpur in Kanpur district.

Started with the vision "To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society." The institute is at 293 positions in the rankings of World University Rankings 2018.  The college offers a wide range of courses from undergraduate to Ph.D.  and at present 3938 and 2540 students are enrolled under undergraduate and postgraduate courses respectively. The campus is spread in 1055 Acres with 108 buildings dedicated to academic departments, student hostels, auditoriums and other facilities.

The academic programmes at IIT Kanpur are designed to fulfill its objective to produce potential, skillful and imaginative engineers, future scientists and designers by providing the highest level of technical education to the students and shaping career and personality of each and every individual.

Understanding the needs of the modern world, IIT Kanpur focuses on academic programmes which are highly evolved and offer a range of flexibility to its students. It also allows students to change their stream if they wish to, after the first year. The students are evaluated and 35% of total credit comes from the compulsory courses in any stream, out of which 12% of the credit is from the compulsory course of humanities to develop a strong understanding as well as the connection of students with the society. Not just programmes but there is a range of flexibility in the degree awarded from the Institute, below is some of the specially designed degree courses which students can opt for:

  • 5 year Dual Degree programme (B Tech + M Tech). A student can even move from a science (Bachelors of Science) to an engineering stream of (M Tech).
  • Dual Major Programme (Two B.Tech degree), if a student wishes to opt for two B.Tech degrees in different streams he can choose Dual Major Programme and get two B Tech degrees in selected streams.
  • A student can also choose an MS Program by research, the goal of such a programme is to fill the gap between educational research and industrial collaboration.

Research facilities at IIT Kanpur:

Research oriented education system is given utmost importance at IIT Kanpur and here is the list of major research areas at the Institute:

Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological Sciences & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial & Management Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Pure Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Physics
  • Mathematics & Statistics
Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Economics
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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3 years ago

Ajit K Motwani  Student

Overview 5/5

IIT Kanpur is one of the best institutions in the country which not only prepares the students for a good professional career but also helps build a strong analytical ability that guides the personal life. The only negative is the city and the state it is located in (Kanpur, U.P.). Fortunately, prof
1 year ago

Prateek B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

IIT kanpur is the best engineering college we have in India. It provides world class facilties to its students, amazing and beautiful campus we have. With an excellent teaching faculty and very supportive college management..
1 year ago

Varun B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

One of the topmost college in India for engineering, the college is extremely good for studies, just clear Jee and jee advance exam and secure a place here by getting best marks and rest your life is all sorted.
1 year ago

Jyotish Kumar B.Tech / B.E.  Student

One of the best ever 5/5

Average placement-20-25lakh/annum This is the place where every one can thing that his /her dreams come true. The best place for studies and building your career. Would recommend this to everyone.
3 years ago

Gaurav Mamgain M.Tech/M.E  Student

Overview 5/5

The culture here in IITK is too good.Be it a competitive environment in studies ,sports or in other activities.
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7 months ago

Vivek Goswami B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

Faculties are good technological facilities, after all, it is IIT
1 year ago

Jyotish Kumar B.Tech / B.E.  Student

One of the best ever 5/5

Average placement-20-25lakh/annum This is the place where every one can thing that his /her dreams come true. The best place for studies and building your career. Would recommend this to everyone.
1 year ago

Prateek B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

IIT kanpur is the best engineering college we have in India. It provides world class facilties to its students, amazing and beautiful campus we have. With an excellent teaching faculty and very supportive college management..
1 year ago

Varun B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

One of the topmost college in India for engineering, the college is extremely good for studies, just clear Jee and jee advance exam and secure a place here by getting best marks and rest your life is all sorted.
3 years ago

MITRC Alwar  Student

Overview 5/5

The institute represent engineering in INDIA. We proud our IIT.
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3 years ago

Ajit K Motwani  Student

Overview 5/5

IIT Kanpur is one of the best institutions in the country which not only prepares the students for a good professional career but also helps build a strong analytical ability that guides the personal life. The only negative is the city and the state it is located in (Kanpur, U.P.). Fortunately, prof
3 years ago

MITRC Alwar  Student

Overview 5/5

The institute represent engineering in INDIA. We proud our IIT.
1 year ago

Varun B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

One of the topmost college in India for engineering, the college is extremely good for studies, just clear Jee and jee advance exam and secure a place here by getting best marks and rest your life is all sorted.
1 year ago

Prateek B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Excellent college 5/5

IIT kanpur is the best engineering college we have in India. It provides world class facilties to its students, amazing and beautiful campus we have. With an excellent teaching faculty and very supportive college management..
3 years ago

Gaurav Mamgain M.Tech/M.E  Student

Overview 5/5

The culture here in IITK is too good.Be it a competitive environment in studies ,sports or in other activities.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur Admission

IIT Kanpur is also known as Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. It was established in 1959. This is approved by UGC (University Grants Commission) and is an Autonomous University. IIT Kanpur offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The courses are offered in the field of science, engineering, design, and management.

IIT Kanpur Courses and Eligibility

 

Course

Specialization

Eligibility

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Candidate should have scored minimum 75% marks in the senior secondary examination from a recognized board.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Chemistry

Economics

Mathematics and Scientific Computing

Physics

Candidate should have scored minimum CPI 6/10 in the senior secondary examination from a recognized board.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

 

Chemistry

Mathematics

Physics

Statistics

Candidate should have scored minimum 55% marks in Bachelors degree in relevant subject (50% for SC/ST).

M.Sc.-Ph.D. – Dual Degree

Physics

Candidate must have scored 60% marks in relevant qualifying examination or 6.5/10 CPI.

Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

 

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Earth Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Industrial and Management Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science Program

Mechanical Engineering

Nuclear Engineering and Technology

Photonics Science and Engineering

Candidate should have done Bachelors degree in engineering or science or masters degree in science with minimum qualified marks. 6.5 CPI for B.Tech graduates.

Master of Science (MS)

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Cognitive Science

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Photonics Science and Engineering

Candidate should have done Bachelors degree in engineering or science or masters degree in science with minimum qualified marks.

Master of Design (M.Des.)

Design

Candidate should have completed B.Tech/B.Des/B.arch/Bachelors in Interior Design or 4-year professional diploma in science from NID. IIT B.Tech graduated should have scored CPI 7.0/10.  

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

 

Candidate should have passed bachelors degree in the relevant specialization with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Cognitive Science

Computer Science and Engineering

Design

Earth Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Economic Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology)

Industrial and Management Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science Program

Mathematics (including Statistics)

Mechanical Engineering

Nuclear Engineering and Technology

Photonics Science and Engineering

Physics

Candidate should have scored 65% marks in Masters degree in science or engineering. Candidate should have scored first division marks in the bachelor's degree.

 

IIT Kanpur Admission Criteria:

IIT Kanpur Admission depends on the national level entrance examination scores. Candidates who score the minimum cut off marks are eligible for admission.

 

Course

Entrance exam

Exam Date

B.Tech

JEE Main

Online – April 15 and 16, 2018

Offline – April 8, 2018

B.Des

CEED

January 20, 2018

M.Tech

GATE

February 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018

M.Des

CEED

January 20, 2018 

MBA

CAT

November 25, 2018

MSc

IIT JAM

February 11, 2018

PhD

GATE/UGC/CSIR

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Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
100 L
  AVERAGE
10 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L
PRIYANK AGARWAL M.Tech/M.E 3 years ago
Lots of mail daily come for internships in big companies like Google, Microsoft, XRCI etc. Placements in CSE are 100% for both B. Tech and M. Tech wi
Varun B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
Amazing placement in the college, lot of opportunities for the students.

Latest News & Articles

Examination schedule for a lot of popular exams of the country has been affected because of the recent announcement of General Elections Schedule 2019. A lot of national as well as state level competitive examinations has been rescheduled (Postponed or Preponed) due to its clash with the dates of voting in several states. From JEE Mains, JEE Advanced to ATMA, check here the list of exams for which the dates have changed. ...Read more

With the end of JEE Main 2019 April session on April 12, 2019, all the aspirants are now eagerly waiting for the release of cut off list on basis of which they can apply for the upcoming JEE Advanced 2019 examination. As per the feedback was given by the students and analyzing the question paper it is clear that candidates found the physics paper little difficult than others whereas the chemistry paper was surprisingly easy. ...Read more

Candidates who have or going to appear for JEE Main 2019 are curious about their chances of getting shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2019. The reason for the confusion is because the National Testing Agency (NTA) has not released the list of cutoff yet. ...Read more

Location & Contact Info

Address
Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208016

Facilities Available

Library      
The campus has a well-equipped library with approx. 200,000 books and 2000 journals and is fully air-conditioned with the facilities for E-resources.
Computer Lab      
Computer centre fulfils the need of both academic and residential community of IIT Kanpur. All the computers have a good network connection.
Auditorium      
A big auditorium is there where several events and programmes are held.
Gym      
Gymnasium has started in the campus with all the modern equipment and with many slots. Gym fee is very nominal and proper decorum is followed.
Lab      
Several labs are there for different departments. All the labs are well equipped.
Medical      
A health center is there in the campus with qualified doctors which provide facilities to the students at the time of emergency.
Transport      
Bus service is provided on the campus from Monday to Saturday both for the staff and the students.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
The Cafeteria of this institute provides both veg and non-veg food.
Hostel      
This institute provides hostel facility to both boys and girls. Rooms in the hostel are well furnished. Hostels have a gym, beauty parlour, fruit shop, reading room etc.

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Placement Officer
 512- 2594433/34
  spo@iitk.ac.in
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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:7

400 PHD faculty

     431 faculty

Prof Navpreet Singh
Position: Principal
Speciality: Network Design, Implementation, Management, Security and Performance Analysis, Web Programming.
A. K. Ghosh
Position: Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Speciality: Flight Mechanics, Flight Testing and Parameter Estimation from flight data, Neural modeling Design of Air Borne stores: Aircraft Bombs
Animangsu Ghatak
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Chemical
Speciality: Mechanics of soft materials, Adhesion, friction and fracture at soft interfaces, Locomotion of soft bodied objects, Fracture of soft gels
Abhas Singh
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Speciality: Environmental geochemistry of heavy metals and inorganic contaminants, Investigate physical and chemical processes such as adsorption, precipitation
Anindya Chatterjee
Position: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prateek B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
Our faculty member are excellent, they help and support us. Most from them are alumni of IIT and IIM
PRIYANK AGARWAL M.Tech/M.E 3 years ago
Prof. Prabhakar T.V. : as his way of teaching is very interactive and ellaborative.

Successful Alumni

Awards

National Geoscience Award - 2016

The National Geoscience Award - 2016 was given to Prof. Javed N Malik for his significant contribution in the field of Disaster Management.

Scholarship

IIT London Chapter-MCM Scholarship

Merit scholarships are there for the 2nd year UG students, in which per month 2000/- is given for 10 months and documents are required like grade sheet and income proof.

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