Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, commonly known IIT Kanpur, is a premier engineering institution situated in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1959, IIT Kanpur is well known for its academic excellence and was declared as “institute of national importance for its pioneering efforts in study and research. Admission to undergraduate B.Tech programs is done through JEE while GATE and NET qualification is used for admission to courses.

IIT Kanpur was the first institute in India to offer Computer Science education. The campus is located on GT road at Kalyanpur, and measures close to 420 hectares (1,000 acres).The institute has around 2255 undergraduate students and 1476 postgraduate students, 309 faculty members and more than 900 supporting staff. The campus has all the amenities for developing the personal, social and academic skills of the community.

UG Course Intake

Electrical Engineering – 134
Civil Engineering – 108
Mechanical Engineering – 103
Materials Science and Technology – 93
Computer Science Engineering – 88
Chemical Engineering – 77
Aerospace Engineering – 52
Biological Sciences and Bioengineering – 41

PG Course Intake

Computer Science Engineering – 40
Chemical Engineering – 40
Materials Science and Technology – 26
Geosciences and Remote Sensing – 20

Centres at IIT Kanpur

Advanced Centre for Material Science (ACMS)
Advanced Centre for Electronic Systems (ACES)
Centre for Environmental Science & Engineering
Centre for Mechatronics
Centre for Laser Technology
Computer Aided Design Laboratory
Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Computer and Internet Security
Samtel Centre for Display Technologies
SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Centre

The following companies are the top recruiters at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur).

HCL Technologies Ltd
Hero Honda Motors Ltd
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
Hindustan Unilever Ltd
IBM India
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Infosys Technologies Ltd
JP Morgan Services India Pvt Ltd


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Nankari, Kalyanpur, Kanpur,
Uttar Pradesh 208016
Phone: 0512-259 0151

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See Also :

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur