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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur History

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is located in Kanpur, India and began its functioning in a borrowed building of Harcourt Butler Technological Institute. It was established by the Government of India in the year 1959 with 100 students and a small faculty. The Institute now has its own widespread residential campus with about 2255 undergraduate, 1476 postgraduate students, 309 faculties, and more than 900 supporting staff.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Programs, Courses, and Schools

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has 6 major departments. They are Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, Management, Doctoral, Design and Inter-Disciplinary Programs. The institute offers courses for undergraduate, graduate, and international students.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur offers programs ranging from Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences, Economics, Statistics, Aerospace Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Materials Science, Cognitive Sciences, Environmental Engineering, and Management.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Campuses

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur campus is spread over an area of 420 hectares. The institute provides comfortable accommodation located close to the academic area. Students can relax in the beautiful and peaceful campus and participate in a wide range of sports and recreational facilities. Students can also benefit from various clubs and communities, and counseling services.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has an academic library with a collection of more than 300,000 volumes, and subscriptions to more than 1,000 periodicals. Each year, about 4,500 books and journal volumes are added to the library. Students remain updated with the ongoing events happening in the institute through campus newspaper.  

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Achievements

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is declared as an institute of national importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act. The institute has attracted numerous investments by the government in the last few years.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is ranked 283rd in QS World University Rankings and 25th among BRICS nations for the year 2019. The Department of Industrial and Management Engineering was ranked 17th among the management schools in India by NIRF in the year 2018.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur USP

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was the first institute in India to offer Computer Science education. The acceptance rate is extremely low as only the top 2 percent of the applicants are admitted every year.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the few universities in India to invest heavily in research and development. The former students of the institute have developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), a Nano-Satellite called Jugnu, and Formula 1 style race car on-campus.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Notable Alumni

N.R. Narayana Murthy (Co-Founder of Infosys), Duvvuri Subbarao (22nd Governor of Reserve Bank of India), Rahul Ram (Indian Bass Guitarist, from the Indian Ocean Band), and Rakesh Jain (Tumor researcher at Harvard Medical School).

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur IITK Application Requirements

3
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur IITK Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: INR: 3,11,642

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur IITK Deadlines

Bachelors: March 30

Masters: March 30

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur IITK Rankings

Global

881
US News
280
QS
901 -1000
Shanghai
546
GTU Rank

Regional

India
10
US News
6
QS
3 -4
Shanghai
6
Times Higher Education

Regional

Asia
220
US News
72
QS
82
Times Higher Education

Regional

BRICS
25
QS

Regional

Emerging Economies
46
Times Higher Education
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