Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur is ranked 5th nationally in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019 and is one of the leading Engineering colleges in India. Currently, there are 5,261 students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including 555 female students. IIT Kanpur features a strong faculty of over 430 Ph.D holding members and a student to teacher ratio of 15.96.
The institute offers several specializations into undergraduate, postgraduate, integrated and research programs in the field of Engineering, Science, Management, and Design. IIT Kanpur Admissions to B.Tech, B.S, M.Sc, M.Tech./ MS and M.Des are offered through JEE Advanced, JAM. GATE and CEED scores respectively. The college has a dedicated Students’ Placement Office that conducts regular placements every academic year. In 2019, the median annual package reached INR 15 LPA with 437 students getting placed in national and international reputed companies.
|Established | Type||1959 | Autonomous|
|Recognized By||UGC, AICTE|
|Popular Courses||B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D|
|Entrance Tests||JEE, GATE, JAM|
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has received the following rankings from recognized ranking platforms:
The institute offers various specializations under undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. course details are mentioned below
|Course||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (First Year)|
|B.Tech||Aerospace Engineering||Passed 10+2 level examination from a recognized board with a minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks or Positioned in Top 20 Percentile in the respective board|
|Computer Science and Engineering|
|B.S||Chemistry||Passed 10+2 level examination with minimum CPI of 6/10 from recognized a board||INR 2,14,050|
|M.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering||Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Science or a Master's degree in science with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks/ 5.5 CPI GATE score is required in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates.|
The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year)
|Passed Bachelor’s in relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks For General/OBC candidates (50% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized university||INR 20,050|
|M.Des||Design||Passed B.Tech/B.Des from IIT with minimum 7.0/10 CPI or 4-year B.Tech/ B.Des/ B.arch/ Bachelors in Interior Design with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks or 4 years Professional Diploma in Design from NID with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks from a recognized university||INR 64,050|
|M.B.A||Industrial and Management Engineering|
Passed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PD) from a recognized university
|Ph.D||Civil Engineering||Master's degree in engineering with marks/CPI|
Bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score
|Computer Science and Engineering|
Admissions are granted based on the candidate’s score in the following exams:
|B.Tech, BS||JEE Advanced/ JEE Mains|
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Tabulated below are the previous cutoffs for JEE Mains (B.Tech) for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
|Course||Male (Opening-Closing)||Female (Opening-Closing)|
|Computer Science and Engineering||95-216||479-919|
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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur offers the following scholarships to eligible candidates:
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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has a dedicated and very active placement cell called the Students’ Placement Office that conducts training programs, talks, tests and recruitment drives regularly and efficiently. In the academic year 2018-2019, 437 students in UG programs were placed in reputed companies and tech giants across the world. The placements brought in offers for high paying profiles with the median salary package going up to INR 15 LPA.
The Students’ Placement Office has hosted a lot of well known and successful companies for placements over the previous years. Past recruiters at IIT Kanpur included Adobe, Amazon, Philips, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Genpact, KPMG, Tata Consultancy Services, Aditya Birla Group, Wipro, Samsung and many more.
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has a large, diverse and highly qualified faculty of 436 members. Each and every member of the faculty is a Ph.D holder in their respective disciplines and. All members are experienced and have gained excellence in their fields. They are always available to students for clarification of doubts and concepts related to the syllabus and outside. The student to faculty ratio at IIT Kanpur is 15.96.
The faculty at IIT Kanpur consists of the Dean, Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors. Various members are recipients of prestigious awards like Padma Shri, Infosys Prize, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Humboldt Research Award and several others.
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has a spacious and well-planned campus that spreads across a massive area of 1055 acres. The entire campus is neat, beautifully laid out and provides for the academic and residential needs of its students:
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Ques. Is IIT Kanpur Good?
Ans.IIT Kanpur is one of the leading colleges in India and is on equal footing with the other IITs. The college has a great academic record as well as enriching campus life. The college has an excellent faculty of all Ph.D holders who are extremely qualified and provide the students with interactive methods of teaching. The labs and classrooms feature state of the art equipment and are well built to suit academic and research requirements. Accommodation at IIT Kanpur is also one of the best in class. There are 10 Halls of Residence to house male and female students and almost all students at IIT Kanpur stay on campus. IIT Kanpur is also at par with the other IITs in terms of placements. In the academic year 2018-19, the median salary peaked to INR 15 LPA. Every year, students at IIT Kanpur receive high package salary offers from companies like Adobe, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Tata Consultancy Servies, Aditya Birla Group and many more.
Ques. How is campus life at IIT Kanpur?
Ans. IIT Kanpur has one of the biggest IIT campuses of all. The campus spreads across more than 1000 acres of clean and pollution-free area. The campus consists of the residential halls, academic section, libraries, cafes, stores and other locations. Students get a quality education as well as a fun and comfortable campus life. There are many facilities and amenities that students have access to. These include general stores, cafes, canteens, residential halls, sports, cultural events, gymkhana, Gliding Club and more. The faculty and staff are cooperative and supportive and help to facilitate a friendly environment for students.
Ques. How to apply for admission in IIT Kanpur?
Ans. In order to apply for B.Tech and BS programs, the candidates need to apply through the centralized admission process that is conducted by JoSAA on the basis of JEE scores. For postgraduate and Ph.D. programs, the candidates can apply by visiting the official website of IIT, Kanpur. The Application fee of INR 400 (INR 200 for SC/ST/PWD) is to be paid through Payment Gateway via Net Banking/Credit or Debit Card.
|B.Tech||₹2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced|
|M.Tech||₹2.14 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|Ph.D||₹64,050 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|B.Tech + M.Tech||₹2.13 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced|
|M.Des||₹64,050 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 55% + CEED|
|BS||₹2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
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