List of Top BE/B.Tech Colleges In Kanpur based on 2020 Ranking

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The top BTech colleges in Kanpur include names like IIT Kanpur and PSIT Kanpur which are ranked by top agencies like NIRF and Outlook. Out of the total 33, there are 30 private engineering colleges in Kanpur.

  • The list of government degree colleges in Kanpur includes 3 colleges, IME IIT Kanpur, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped and Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI).
  • The average BTech fee in these colleges varies from INR 1-3 lakh.
  • Admissions in the top BTech colleges in Kanpur are done through entrance exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced and UPSEE among some others.

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Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Rankings

Many agencies in India rank top BTech colleges in India according to their infrastructure, placements, faculty and academic curriculum, etc. Every year these agencies release their individual ranking lists. Some of the popular ranking agencies are NIRF, The Week, Outlook and QS ranking.

The lists below show the top BTech colleges in Kanpur rank wise, as given by various ranking agencies in India.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: NIRF Ranking

NIRF is the ranking agency of the government of India run by the Ministry of HRD. The agency releases 8 different ranking lists every year for the top colleges in India.

  • NIRF 2019 ranking has included only IIT Kanpur from the list of top BTech colleges in Kanpur in its final list.
  • The institute has been given an All India Rank of 5, the same rank which it secured in 2018 list.
  • IIT Kanpur offers BTech courses at an average fee of INR 2,14,000 per year.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Jagran Josh Ranking

Jagran Josh also releases college ranking lists every year. In its all India list, IIT Kanpur is the only BTech college from Kanpur included, which ranks at the 5th position. The agency also releases a separate list of top engineering colleges in Kanpur rank wise. Have a look at the table below.

College NameJagran Josh Kanpur Rank 2019Jagran Josh Kanpur Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee
IIT Kanpur1102,14,050 INR
HBTU Kanpur220INR 1,35,000
Axis Institute of Technology and Management, Kanpur330INR 97,000
PSIT Kanpur440INR 1,10,000
Kanpur Institute of Technology (KIT)550INR 90,000

The ranking list of Jagran Josh has seen no change for the top BTech colleges in Kanpur.

  • IIT Kanpur ranks as the best engineering college here also.
  • Kanpur Institute of Technology (KIT), Kanpur charges the least fee among all of these ranked colleges.
  • The highest fee is charged by Harcourt Butler Technological University (HBTU), Kanpur.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Outlook Ranking

According to Outlook India magazine, 2 BTech colleges from Kanpur have made it to the list of top 150 engineering colleges in India.

College NameOutlook All India Rank 2019Outlook All India Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee
IIT Kanpur54-1INR 2,14,000
PSIT Kanpur119118-1INR 1,10,000
  • Apart from IIT Kanpur, only Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology, Kanpur has managed to feature in this list.
  • Both the colleges have, however, seen a drop in their ranks.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: QS Ranking

QS Ranking is a global agency that ranks the colleges location-wise, course wise as well as provides an overall ranking. The following table shows the QS’s list for top BTech colleges in Kanpur.

College NameQS All India Rank 2019QS All India Rank 2018ChangeAverage Annual Fee
IIT Kanpur660INR 2,14,000
PSIT Kanpur75-10075-1000INR 1,10,000

Here also, the rankings are the same for both the 2 years. Again, the same 2 names are featured in this list.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: ROI (Return on Investment)

BTech is the most sought after degree for the Indian students. Therefore, ROI is one of the most important factors which should be taken into consideration by you while selecting any college to pursue this degree.

College NameAverage Annual FeeAverage Placement PackageROI Rank
IIT KanpurINR 2,14,000INR 15,00,0001
HBTU KanpurINR 1,35,000INR 7,50,0002
PSIT KanpurINR 1,10,000INR 4,00,0003
Axis Institute of Technology and ManagementINR 97,000INR 3,20,0004

*ROI Percentage={(Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)}*100%

  • IIT Kanpur ranks as the best BTech college in Kanpur ROI wise also as it offers a high average package of INR 15,00,000 to its students.
  • Axis Institute of Technology and Management charges a low fees but it also offers a very less package.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Admission Process

The 33 colleges include 30 private and 3 government BTech colleges in Kanpur. Their ratio is explained in the chart below. These colleges mostly offer only full-time education. Only HBTU Kanpur gives the part-time engineering degree to some of its students.

List of public/private btech colleges in kanpur

Source: Official Survey

Admissions in these colleges are done through both national-level and state-level entrance exams. Some of the popular engineering entrance exams and the no. of top BTech colleges in Kanpur accepting them are shown in the chart below.

Exam NameNo. of Colleges Accepting Score
UPSEE22
JEE Main9
JEE Advanced2
RUET2
UPCATET1

IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur is one of the most prestigious institutes throughout the country and many students aspire to take admission in IIT Kanpur to pursue BTech. Currently, there are 5261 students enrolled in IIT Kanpur in 8 streams. The following table lists these specializations.

Aerospace EngineeringComputer Science and Engineering
Electrical EngineeringMaterial Science Engineering
Civil EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Chemical EngineeringBio-Engineering

  • Apart from this, IIT Kanpur also provides a BS degree in Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, and Earth Sciences.
  • The college accepts JEE Advanced score for admission in its BTech and BS courses.
  • The minimum eligibility to take admission in any of the BTech courses of IIT Kanpur is 75% marks in 10+2 exams or a position among the top 20 percentilers in the CBSE or respective board.

The following chart shows the cutoff scores accepted in the previous years at IIT Kanpur for general category students. Female students are given some relaxation along with the caste category students.

IIT Kanpur Cutoff Accepted for BTech course
Source: Official Website
  • IIT Kanpur has been outgrowing itself every year. This year it has registered 15% more placements as compared to last year.
  • About 238 companies offered approximately 900 job roles to the B.Tech students of IIT Kanpur.
  • Over 85% of the enrolled students are already placed in some of the most reputed companies like Flipkart, Oyo rooms, Microsoft, Uber, etc. 
  • The average package offered in this academic year to the student of IIT Kanpur is above INR 15 lakhs.
  • Moreover, the institute has a student’s internship program as well to place students for internships in MNCs and Start-ups.

Harcourt Butler Technological University

HBTU is one of the top BTech colleges in Kanpur and is a deemed university. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs in various engineering streams.

  • HBTU offers admissions in its BTech courses on the basis of JEE Main score and UPSEE score.
  • The institute provides a BTech degree in 13 specializations including Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Biotech, etc.
  • The applicant must have at least 50% marks in 10+2 exams with a valid JEE Main or UPSEE score.
  • HBTU has 617 seats for the undergraduate course. The average fee for BTech courses from HBTU is INR 1,35,000 inclusive of all the extra charges other than tuition fees.
  • The average package offered to the BTech pass out of HBTU Kanpur last year was INR 7,50,000.

The chart below shows the statistics of seat intake of HBTU for different specializations.

HBTU Kanpur BTech Seat Intake

Source: Official HBTU Website

Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology

Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology (PSIT), Kanpur is ranked at number 119 by Outlook India magazine among all the top BTech colleges in India.

  • The institute provides the BTech degree in five specializations, Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • The annual fee for all the BTech courses is INR 1,10,000. BTech admissions in PSIT Kanpur are subjected to score in JEE Main or UPSEE exam.
  • Another requirement to take admission in B.Tech from PSIT is at least 60% marks in 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • After fulfilling the above requirements, students have to undergo an aptitude test of 30 minutes to check the eligibility for the respective stream.
  • PSIT offers an average placement package of INR 4,00,000 to the students.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Entrance Exam Wise

Undergraduate engineering degree is considered one of the most prestigious degrees in India. Various entrance exams are conducted in India for admissions in various colleges in different streams of BTech. Listed below are some of the top BTech colleges in Kanpur according to the entrance exam score they accept.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Accepting JEE Main Score

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a national-level exam conducted by all the IITs for admission in BTech.

  • To appear in JEE, one has to clear 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths (PCM) as compulsory subjects.
  • Almost every engineering college accepts the JEE Main score and provides admissions to aspiring students.
  • However, IITs only accept the student’s JEE Advanced score.

Some of the top BTech colleges in Kanpur accepting JEE Main score are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
  • Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology (PSIT Kanpur)
  • Harcourt Butler Technological university (HBTU Kanpur)
  • Kanpur Institute of Technology (KIT Kanpur)

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Accepting UPSEE Score

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University.

  • About 262 colleges throughout Uttar Pradesh accept UPSEE scores for admission.
  • There are 20 colleges in the list of UPTU colleges in Kanpur.

Some of the top BTech colleges in Kanpur accepting UPSEE score are:

  • Harcourt Butler Technological University (HBTU)
  • University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET)
  • Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology (PSIT)
  • Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped

Also Check,

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur Accepting JEE AdvancedTop BTech Colleges in Kanpur Accepting RUETTop BTech Colleges in Kanpur Accepting UPCATET

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: Placement Wise

Placement is a factor for which all of the students are most concerned about. The top BTech colleges in Kanpur according to their placement records are shown in the chart below.

Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur Placements

Source: Official Institute Website

IIT Kanpur offers the best placement package to the students. Also check the top BTech colleges in Kanpur specialization wise as it also matters a lot. Often CSE branch students get the highest placement packages.

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Top BTech Colleges in Kanpur: FAQs

Ques. Which is the best BTech College in Kanpur?

Ans. The topmost college to pursue BTech in Kanpur is Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in the terms of placements, infrastructure, college reputation, and curriculum.

Ques. How can one take admission in IIT Kanpur?

Ans. To take admission in IIT Kanpur, one has to first appear in JEE Main and clear the cut-off decided by the IITs and then clear the JEE Advanced exam. The selection is not confirmed even if you clear the JEE Advanced exam.

Ques. Is UPSEE accepted by IIT Kanpur?

Ans. No, IIT Kanpur only accepts JEE Advanced score for BTech admissions.

Ques. Can I take admission in Harcourt Butler Technological University through UPSEE?

Ans. Yes, HBTU accepts UPSEE, as well as JEE mains scores. One can choose to appear in any of the two exams to take admission.

Ques. What is the cost of attending IIT Kanpur?

Ans. The average annual fee of IIT Kanpur (including all charges) is INR 2,14,050.

Ques. Does IIT Kanpur provide BTech degree in CSE?

Ans. Yes, IIT Kanpur provides B.Tech degree in Computer Science Engineering.

Ques. What are some top B.Tech colleges in Kanpur providing a degree in CSE?

Ans. Some of the top BTech colleges providing B.Tech(CSE) are:

  • IIT Kanpur
  • HBTU Kanpur
  • PSIT Kanpur
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