About college
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, established in 1959, is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The aim of the Institute is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation.

 Vision Statement

"To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society."

 Mission Statement

"To pursue excellence in education, research and innovation by

  • Enabling a creative and dynamic learning environment,
  • Developing sustainable research solutions for the benefit of the nation,
  • Building bridges between the academia, industry and society,
  • Fostering entrepreneurial spirit and skill,
  • Nurturing leadership qualities with sense of commitment and accountability, and
  • Inculcating values and ethics in thought, expression and deed."

   Campus

  • Area: 1055 Acres
  • No. of buildings: 108
  • Nearly all IITK students live on campus.


    Faculty

  • Faculty members: 408
  • Faculty awardees: Our faculty are the recent recipients of major National and International awards. These include Padma Shri, Infosys Prize, Humboldt Research Award, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, TWAS Prize, National J.C. Bose Fellowship, Fulkerson Prize, Goedel Prize, National Academy of Sciences (NASc), Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Indian Academy of Science (FASc), Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Swaranajayanti Fellowship.
  • Students to faculty ratio: 16.15

City & surrounding area
City: Kanpur

Surrounding areas : Lucknow
Student population

10000Students
Sports (Male & Female)
edusha-men-sport
(Men club sports)
IITK offers a wide range of sports and recreational facilities. The friendly but keen competition in the various sports prepares the students to face the challenges they encounter in the future.
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(Women club sports)
IITK offers a wide range of sports and recreational facilities. The friendly but keen competition in the various sports prepares the students to face the challenges they encounter in the future.
Admission

Course offered
Course Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
B.Sc Full Time 4 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Chemistry Full Time 4 Yrs
Earth Sciences Full Time 4 Yrs
Economics Full Time 4 Yrs
Mathematics and Scientific Computing Full Time 4 Yrs
Physics Full Time 4 Yrs
B.Tech Full Time 4 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Aerospace Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Chemical Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Civil Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Computer Science and Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Electrical Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Materials Science and Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
Mechanical Engineering Full Time 4 Yrs
M.sc Full Time 2 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Chemistry Full Time 2 Yrs
Mathematics Full Time 2 Yrs
Physics Full Time 2 Yrs
Statistics Full Time 2 Yrs
MBA Full Time 2 Yrs --.--
Branch Name Course Type Duration Fees Seats
Scholarship
Merit-cum Means (MCM) Scholarships


The Institute gives Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarships to meritorious and needy students. The details of the MCM scholarships available and the criteria used for selection are provided below. These criteria were approved in the 487th (2015-16/8th) meeting of Academic Senate held on 23-24 May 2016 and earlier meetings.


An undergraduate (UG) student in the 4-year, 5-year, or 2-year M.Sc. program can receive the MCM scholarship subject to the following criteria/conditions:


  • Up to 25% of the students in a batch may be awarded the MCM scholarship. From the total number of MCM Scholarships available in each batch, 20% shall be reserved for students belonging to the SC/ST category. The SC/ST students are not to be compared with the GN/OBC students.
  • The MCM scholarships unutilized in a batch may be transferred to another batch. Similarly, the MCM scholarships unutilized in SC/ST category may be transferred to other category students.
  • A student should have a CPI of 6.5 or above to be eligible to receive full MCM scholarship (freeship + pocket allowance). If the CPI of a student falls below 6.5 (but remains above 6.0), then the pocket allowance is withdrawn.
  • For the first year UG students, common JEE-AIR or marks obtained will be used for awarding the MCM scholarship.
  • A student must not have had F grade(s) in one or more courses in the last two regular semesters to receive the MCM scholarship.
  • Total Family Annual Income (TFAI) of the student from all sources should be less than 6.0 lacs.
  • The student must not be getting any other scholarship either from IIT Kanpur or from any other external sources.


Inspire Scholarships


The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India gives Scholarships for Higher Education (SHE), called INSPIRE-SHE Scholarships, to the students enrolled in undergraduate programs in natural and basic sciences all across the country in order to inspire them to become leading scientists.  The details of the INSPIRE Scholarship are provided below.

  • Students pursuing 4-Year BS and 5-Year BS-MS Dual Degree programs in natural and basic sciences AND have secured rank within top 10,000 in JEE-AIR are eligible to apply for INSPIRE Scholarship.
  • You have secured marks within top 1% of your board
  • You have secured rank within top 10,000 in JEE-AIR
  • You are KVPY, NTSE, JBNSTS scholar, or International Olympiad medalist
  • As per the DST guidelines, the students pursuing BS program in Economics and B. Tech./Dual-Degree programs in Engineering are NOT eligible to receive INSPIRE Scholarship.
  • If you have failed in one or more courses or your CPI is below 6.0, then you are NOT eligible to receive INSPIRE scholarship.
  • A student must apply for the Inspire Scholarship on the prescribed application form before the last date for submitting the application form.

Free-Basic-Mess (FBM) Scholarship


The Institute gives Free-Basic-Mess (FBM) Scholarships to needy students.  The details of the FBM scholarships available at IIT Kanpur and the criteria used for selection are provided below.

  • The students belonging to SC/ST categories only are eligible to receive the FBM scholarship.
  • The undergraduate (UG) students in the 4-year, 5-year, or 2-year M.Sc. programs only are eligible to receive the FBM scholarship.
  • The student must NOT be getting any other scholarship either from IIT Kanpur or from any other external source(s). A student can avail ONLY ONE scholarship at a time.
  • A student must apply for the FBM scholarship on the prescribed application form before the last date for submitting the application form.


Admission deadline
N.A
Other facilities
Book Club   |   Community Centre   |   Gliding Club   |   Gymnasium   |   Nursery   |   Swimming Pool   |   Staff Gymkhana   |   Bus Service   |   Emergency Services   |    Central Stores   |   Estate Office   |   Finance & Accounts   |    Health Centre    |   Vehicle Pass Form
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Placement record
The Students Placement Office (SPO) is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff and students and handles all aspects of placements at IIT Kanpur. Right from contacting companies to managing all logistics of arranging for tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews the SPO team provides its best possible assistance to the recruiters.

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kalyanpur

Kanpur -208 016


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