The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur established in 1960, 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 for the industrial growth of the country.
The Institute now has its own sprawling residential campus, about 2255 undergraduate and 1476 postgraduate students, 309 faculty and more than 900 supporting staff. The combined record of its past and present faculty and students along with the alumni spread across the world is awe-inspiring. With the path-breaking innovations in both its curriculum and research, the Institute is rapidly gaining a legendary reputation.
From its very inception, IIT Kanpur has been striving to develop itself into an institution of excellence in education and research in consonance with the contemporary and future needs of India. In meeting this challenge, the Institute has always been making special efforts to recruit talented faculty on a world-wide basis and to admit brilliant students from all over the country by a careful selection process.
Campus of IIT Kanpur -
The campus is located on GT road at Kalyanpur, about 16 km west of Kanpur city, on 1055 acres of land offered by the Government of UP. It is a residential campus offering accommodation to about 350 faculty members, about 700 support staff members, and about 4000 students. The campus has all the amenities for developing the personal, social and academic skills of the community.
Facilities at IIT Kanpur -
Departments at IIT Kanpur -
Department of Engineering
Department of Humanities
Department of Management
Department of Sciences
Department of Inter Disciplinary
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
IIT Kanpur Entrance Exam -
IIT JEE is an entrance exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology for admission into Bachelor of Technology, integrated Master of Science and dual degree (B.Tech-M.Tech) programs.
Master of Science (2 years) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, where the students with Bachelor of Science (Honours) background are chosen through an all-India examination known as JAM.
GATE entrance exam is conducted for admission into Master of Technology programs in various specializations.
Admission to Master of Business Administration and Master of Design programs will be made through JMET and CEED entrance exam respectively.
Placements at IIT Kanpur -
The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) is well known for its academic excellence and is often considered as the 'first stop' for a large number of industries and other organizations for recruiting undergraduate and post-graduate students.The Students Placement Office (SPO) right from contacting companies to managing all logistics of arranging for tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews the SPO team provides it's best possible assistance to the recruiters. With over 2000 companies contacted each year SPO has maintained a prolific placement record among all IITs despite the recession during the past couple of years.
Top Recruiters -
HCL Technologies Ltd
Hero Honda Motors Ltd
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
Hindustan Unilever Ltd
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Infosys Technologies Ltd
JP Morgan Services India Pvt Ltd
IITK Central Library
IITK Visitor's Hostel
Courses offered by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
From Saturday, June 1, IIT-K (Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur) will be the country’ 1 st academic institution to offer a helicopter ferry service. Pawan Hans will run the copter from the institute’s runway. Initially, the facility will offer flights up to Lucknow, while later...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Management for the academic year 2013-14. Eligibility Criteria for IIT Kanpur: Candidates holding master’s degree in Management/Arts/Commerce/Scien...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for PG Scholarship for students pursuing their postgraduate studies in Master of Technology (M.Tech), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and dual degree M.Sc-Ph.D programs. Scholarship Details: Student is expected to...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs offered in Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) program offered in Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs offered in various discipline at Faculty of Science, Faculty of Humanities & Social Science and Faculty of Design for the academic year 2013-14. For more...
Soon students will be able to obtain an MBA degree or an engineering degree via the distance learning mode. The regulatory body for all professional courses in the country - The AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) - has given colleges the green light to offer MBA (Master of Business...
The IIT campus placements have witnessed the trend of students joining a company and leaving it within a few months. The firms aware of the trend this time have decided to offer stock options close to 100% of base salary to the students. This is expected to work as a retention strategy. ...
The most expected campus placement at IIT-Kanpur (Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur) commenced on Saturday, December 1, 2012 making some students very happy. Though students were hopeful in getting more than job offer, the recruiters expected to hire the best students. Around 250...
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur will conduct Techkriti 2013, an annual technological andentrepreneurial festival which will be held from March 14 to March 17, 2013 . Techkriti 2013 is an annual technical and entrepreneurship festival of the Indian Institute of Technology,...
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