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IIT Kanpur

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (in short commonly referred to as IIT Kanpur, or simply IITK), is one of the leading and pioneering institutes of India with worldwide reputation, in the field of Engineering and Technology. Incepted in the year 1959 with the collective support of nine leading and researching universities of United States under the KIAP program, IIT Kanpur has frequently been chosen as the best Engineering institutes of India by surveyor like India Today. Regarded as a central deemed university, Kanpur IIT was the first educational institution of India to provide education for Computer Science in the country. Boasting of one of the best and finest online scientific and technologically advanced library systems of the country, iit kanpur has been a highly active and respected member of EURECA (European Research and Education Collaboration with Asia) programs since the year 2008.

IIT Kanpur Faculties

The campus of kanpur iit is well-built over an extensive area of about 1100 acres. Within it are situated buildings of 9 (Nine) Engineering Departments, and several departments of Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Sciences, and five Inter-Disciplinary institutions. The residences of about 300 iit kanpur faculty members, 1500 administrative and supporting staff, and the eleven hostels (Halls of Residence) of over 4,000 students are located within its campus premises. Most of the major departments have their own separate library.

The Engineering streams of iit kanpur courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are :

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Computer Science and engineering
  • Industrial and Management engineering
  • Material Science and engineering
  • Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

Kanpur iit courses in Humanities and Social Sciences are Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Economics, English, and Fine Arts. The five Inter-Disciplinary departments of kanpur iit are - Nuclear engineering and technology, Environmental engineering and management, Material science program, Laser technology, and Master of design.

IIT Kanpur Admissions

Diverse iit kanpur courses for undergraduates are B. Tech in all above-mentioned Engineering streams, the five-year Dual degree (B. Tech & M. Tech) courses, The five year Integrated M. Sc courses in Science subjects and Economics, and four-year B. S programs in Sciences. The postgraduate iit kanpur courses for graduate students and professionals are Master of Technology (M. Tech) in any of various engineering streams, Master of Science (M. S), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Ph. D degree courses. Industrial and Management Engineering is one of the most famous subjects for illustrious iit kanpur mba courses. The five Inter-Disciplinary Departments of kanpur iit are immensely renowned houses for offering illustrious Master’s and Doctoral degree courses in several Science and Humanities subjects.

Selection of candidates for undergraduate iit kanpur courses is done through IIT-JEE exams conducted every year on all India basis. And, the postgraduate students for M. Tech, M. S, and MBA courses, are chosen by the entrance tests of GATE, JAM, and JMET, respectively.

IIT Kanpur Address

Built over an expanse of about 1100 acres, kanpur iit is established beside the Grand Trunk Road in the Kalyanpur suburb of Kanpur district, at a distance of mere 15 Km north-west from the Kanpur city. The iit kanpur address is as given below:

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)

P.O - I.I.T Kanpur

District: Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), India

PIN CODE: 208016