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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur

About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India in the year 1959. Institute aim is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation for the industrial growth of the nation. Nearly all students live on campus, the college has 108 buildings spread in 1055 acres area.

Since its inception, IIT Kanpur has been striving to develop itself into an institution of excellence in education and research fulfilling the future needs of the country. In meeting the competitive challenge, the Institute has always been making special efforts to recruit talented and innovative faculty on a worldwide basis and also focuses to admit genius young minds from all over India by a careful selection process.

College gives Continuous efforts to provide necessary things to the faculty and students with well-equipped facilities to enable them to participate in national endeavors in Science and Technology in a major way. The Institute's placements records, the way of teaching and experienced faculty collectively influence students and make them interested in IIT Kanpur Admission.

In addition to offering formal Undergraduate and Post-graduate Programs, the Institute has been involved in Continuing Education and Research & Development in areas of value to both the Industry and the Government. Institute hasn't only acted as the breeding ground for ideas and talent, it also has recognized and admired scholars of distinction. 

IITK runs a Counselling Service which strives to ensure the welfare of the students by providing them with emotional, academic and financial assistance. The Service consists of a team of professional counselors and a dedicated group of student volunteers and faculty advisors working in two primary things; one is concentrating on behavior and condition of the freshmen to the new environment, and the other deals with mental health issues of the students. By implementing it, the institute is trying to give a home-like environment to the students. 

Besides all the things, IIT Kanpur constituted a Women's Cell in accordance with "The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013". IITK aspires to create a sustainable, equal-opportunity environment favorable to an all-round development of women members of the campus community. The Institute is constantly seeking to ensure that women from all walks of life, residing in or visiting the campus, are treated with respect and dignity. The Cell is committed to making the campus-environment safe for women and free from exploitation, harassment, and any kind of violence. 


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Quick Links:

SL No. Table of Content
1 Highlights
2 Placements
3 Rankings
4 Departments
5 Research
5 Eligibility Criteria
6 Admission Procedure
7 Cutoffs
8 Hostel Details

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Highlights:

Year of Establishment

1959

Approved by

All India Council for Technical Education[AICTE], University Grants Commission[UGC]

Infrastructure

Library, Labs, Gym, Sports, Hostel, Cafeteria, Computer Center

Faculty Members

413

Students to faculty ratio 15:96

Address

Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016

Programs Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

IIT Kanpur Fee Structure


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Placements:

  • In the year 2017, 77% of IITK registered students got placed.
  • Average CTC in 2017 was 15.8 LPA.
  • Besides placements, IITK encourages Entrepreneurship programs. SIIC (SIDBI Innovation & Incubation Centre) at IIT Kanpur was set up in collaboration with Small Industries Development Bank of India to encourage innovation, research, and entrepreneurial activities in technology related areas. Its vision is to create a generation of zealous entrepreneurs and also convert novel research into a valuable intellectual property.
  • IIT Kanpur has a Students' Placement Office (SPO) which is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff & students and handles all the aspects of placements. Right from contacting companies to managing all the activities for arranging the tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews, this team provides its best possible assistance to the recruiters. The hospitality and the functioning of SPO are commended and well received by the visiting recruiters every year.

Department wise students placed in the year 2017:

Departments

Percentage of Registered Students Placed (%)

Computer Science and Engineering

96

Electrical Engineering

90

Mathematics and Computing

86

Design

86

Economic Sciences

85

Mechanical Engineering

82

Chemical Engineering

80

Students Placement Office (SPO) Placements procedure for inviting companies:

  • Invitations are sent to the company for Placements with the tentative itinerary of the placement process along with the Placements Brochure.
  • If the company is interested in participating, the company sends a Job Announcement Form to share the details of the profile offered.
  • An account is created for the company on The Placement Automation System (PAS) for viewing the profiles of students interested.
  • Next Step is organizing a pre-placement talk for the company to interact with students.
  • Companies are informed by SPO about their slots for the placements season which starts from the first week of December.
  • Based on the student's profile or tests, the company shortlists the final candidates.
  • Shortlisted candidates then appear for the Final Placement Process of the company.
  • A student may get multiple offers at the end of a day, in such a case he/she is allowed to choose one of the offers.
  • Once a student selects a job, he/she is out of the placement process. 

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Rankings:

  • Internationally, IIT Kanpur was ranked 283 in QS World University Rankings for 2018.
  • Institute was ranked 59th in QS Asia Rankings 2018, 21st among BRICS.
  • The Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked IITK 501-600 globally in the 2018 ranking.
  • Ranked 32nd among BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017.
  • The institute made the place among top engineering colleges, it ranked 3rd by India Today in 2017, 4th in India by Outlook India, 5th by The Week.
  • IIT Kanpur was ranked fifth among engineering colleges in India by the NIRF in 2018 and seventh overall.
  • The Department of Industrial and Management Engineering was ranked 17th among management schools in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018. 

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Departments:

  • Engineering:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Biological Science & Bioengineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Materials Science & Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial & Management Engineering
  • Humanities:
    • Humanities & Social Sciences
    • Economic Sciences
  • Inter-Disciplinary:
    • Cognitive Science
    • Design Programme
    • Environmental Engineering & Management
    • Nuclear Engineering & Technology
    • Photonics Science and Engineering Programme
  • Science:
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Science
    • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Physics
  • Management:
    • Industrial & Management Engineering

 Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Infrastructure:

  • SIIC facilities
    • Bio-incubator: In IIT Kanpur, a bio-incubator facility is set up at SIDBI Innovation & Incubation Center (SIIC), which provides a platform to facilitate bio-entrepreneurship and thereby to promote scientific imagination, thoughts and creation. The Institute provides limited seed money to the incubatees at a reasonable rate of interest.
    • In Campus Accommodation: Institute provides campus accommodation to incubatees. The Institute provides them with a studio apartment for one family of maximum two persons.
    • Mentoring: A faculty member of Institute mentors and closely monitors the product development of the incubator company.
    • Business Plan development: The students of MBA program of IIT Kanpur along with a management consultant help incubate companies to strengthen their business plan after conducting market surveys and designing financial plan.
    • Business Promotion: SIIC helps business in finding partners, investors and providing consultancy on business promotion with the help of the MBA students & faculty of IIT Kanpur and consultants.
    • Incubation Space: Institute provides furnished airconditioned space to incubatees. The center has rooms of three sizes, the first room size is 500 sq. ft., the second one is 325 sq. ft. and the third is 250 sq. ft.
    • Library and Documentation: The incubatees through the center can have access to the central library of IIT Kanpur at very nominal charges.
    • Legal experts: Institute has a panel of highly qualified legal experts who advise the companies at the center in their legal matters.
    • Access to the Resources of IIT Kanpur: IITK provides the companies at SIIC with enormous intellectual resources, laboratory and library facilities of all the departments of the institute. The vast Alumni network of the institute also works for the center to foster incubation. The technical students of IIT Kanpur are provided space and necessary facilities to develop novel Electronic and Animated products/ software.
  • Sports and Recreation: Institute offers a wide range of sports and recreational facilities to support the modern healthy living choices.
  • Hobby club: The Institute has created a hobby club to entertain students and faculties hobbies in different fields.
  • Cultural Society: Living at this institution means easy access to a rich variety of fine and performing arts. Leading artists visit the campus regularly.
  • Retails & Services: There are several retails shops and services on the campus to meet the day to day needs of the campus community.
  • The place to eat: There are several restaurants, cafeteria etc in the campus.
  • Health Centre: Institute is well served by a conveniently located Health Centre. The doctors and staff are committed to the health and well being of the IITK community. 

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Research:

  • Researchers at IIT Kanpur do high-level research often at the cutting edge in their area. The diversity of research projects undertaken by the institute is a measure of the strong track record of research in past. It is the result of the great synergy between the fundamental research and applied research done at the institute. Institute has two research departments to encourage research innovation programmes amongst the students. The names of the Departments are The Office of Dean R&D (DORD) and Technology Development Initiative (TDI).
  • DORD primarily facilitates the conduct of sponsored research of its faculty. It plays important role in creating contacts with the real world and promotes faculty research through the various publications activities. Enabling an ambiance for technology upgrade and patents is a priority. DORD takes upon itself the responsibility of creating a workplace towards which the best talent would migrate naturally. It enables the pooling of skills and resources, creates the strategy, and helps to overcome systemic limitations so that the Institute can be counted among the best Institutes in the world.
  • Since its inception, the institute has done an excellent job in teaching and conducting research resulting in highly accomplished alumni, a wealth of research papers and recognition as a leading technology hub worldwide. The Technology Development Initiative (TDI) is designed to further attain the teaching and research objectives of the institution and enable better marketing of the research being done.

Major Research Areas by Departments:

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

IIT Kanpur Research Publications

  • R&D Newsletter: The R&D newsletter is a bi-monthly publication, it highlights all the ongoing research activities within the institute.
  • Directions: Directions is a research magazine of IITK. It gives information about the original contributions of the institute's scientific community reflecting the ongoing research and development activities.
  • NERD: NERD is a campus magazine created by students of the institution aimed at promoting interest in science and technology.

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 5
The Week 5
Silicon India 3
Outlook 4
India Today 4
MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 22

Student Reviews


Akki
Akki
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2017
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The quality and method of teaching in Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur are very good and they help the students in every step where students find difficult to move on.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • In Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Seniors are so supportive and they tell you everything you need to do to achieve your goals.



tushar
Tushar
Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2017
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The daily routine at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur is quite hectic.
  • A lot of time have to be spent in the library.
  • Quality is fine. Teaching is okay.
  • The college experience is nice. A lot of stress for studies. 

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are many clubs at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur.
  • Ranging from science and technology to business and literary and performing arts.
  • Antaragni, Techkriti and udghosh (sports) are fest celebrated in the college.
  • Life in college is cool.



PR MBA Team
PR MBA Team
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2015
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The faculty at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (which are all from old IIMs or colleges like Harvard and Kellog's) is much interested in teaching you and they would go out of their way to help you in case required for any projects or anything at all for that matter.
  • One of the most important things I would like to highlight here would be that B.Tech and M.Tech students of IIT Kanpur are allowed to attend our classes and they do form an important part of our coursework.
  • Also, we are allowed to opt for their courses and this exchange is really beneficial in more than one ways. They surely bring different opinions to our class and their ideas are worth a discussion and implementation, during our projects.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
  • IIT Kanpur has so many tie-ups with foreign universities, that you can always find a program to apply for, of your choice.
  • I myself was part of an international exchange program at Japan; opportunity being provided by IIT Kanpur, and the entire funding done by the Japanese government.
  • There have been international internships and placements being offered by Mitsui Chemicals (one of our regular recruiters).

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • A various number of clubs and societies managed by students which are funded by Indian Institute of Technology, a Kanpur admin.
  • College is quite famous for the numerous festivals that are conducted round the year.
  • There are various hostel events and games that are played on regular basis.
  • Apart from the zillion national level competitions, there are two main festivals conducted round the year 'Anataragini' the cultural festival is held in the month of October while 'Techkriti', annual festival takes place in early February.



Contact Details and Location


Address : G.T. Road, Kalyanpur - 208016
Website : http://www.iitk.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Kanpur and accredited by AICTE UGC NIRF.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Entrance Exams for Admission


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
JEE MAIN
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
CAT
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
IIT JAM
Master of Science [M.Sc]
CEED
Master of Design [M.Des]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Eligibility Criteria:

Course

Eligibility 

B.Tech

  • The candidate should have passed and qualified JEE Advanced.

B.Sc

  • The candidate should be XII passed and should qualify JEE Advanced.

M.Sc

  • The candidate should have a graduate degree and should qualify JAM.

M.Tech

  • The candidate should be graduate in the desired discipline and should qualify GATE.

MBA

  • The candidate should qualify CAT.
PhD
  • The candidate should have a Masters Degree with 55% and should qualify GATE. 

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Admission:

  • Admissions are conducted on the basis of relevant entrance exam score.
  • The candidate should qualify the entrance exam and then the candidate should apply for counselling for admission.
  • IIT Kanpur Admission Process is Online as well as offline.

Cutoffs


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Cutoffs:

IIT Kanpur JEE Advance cutoffs 2017

Course Name

Category

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Aerospace Engineering

General

1474

3053

SC

537

745

ST

378

483

OBC

1072

1430

Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

General

2996

5191

SC

1606

2081

ST

669

891

OBC

2086

2751

Chemical Engineering

General

1404

2811

SC

344

891

ST

368

452

OBC

970

1401

Chemistry

General

4534

6604

SC

1708

2130

ST

875

1052

OBC

2436

3235

Civil Engineering

General

1718

3533

SC

308

667

ST

62

190

OBC

756

1246

Computer Science Engineering

General

104

206

SC

37

75

ST

31

48

OBC

64

116

Economics

General

1559

2892

SC

694

1061

ST

451

690

OBC

1087

1699

Electrical Engineering

General

354

816

SC

118

263

ST

46

145

OBC

204

378

Materials Science and Technology

General

2973

4134

SC

954

1572

ST

622

748

OBC

1454

2110

Mathematics and Computing Engineering

General

305

921

SC

316

580

ST

164

308

OBC

263

498

Mechanical Engineering

General

917

1409

SC

187

321

ST

89

163

OBC

210

623

Courses and Fees Structure of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.60 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Business Administration [MBA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.50 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.50 Lakh
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.80 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.60 Lakh
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.50 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,000
Master of Science [M.Sc] + Ph.D  6 year(s), Full Time Rs. 36,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Design [M.Des]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1 Lakh

Hostel Details


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Kanpur Hostel Details:

  • The Institute has provisions for different girls and boys hostels.
  • The hostels are well equipped with all the necessary facilities.
  • Single rooms are allotted to students in the final year.
  • The College provides recreational rooms for various indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • IITK Infrastructure facilities are designed keeping all students' needs in mind.

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