Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur – College Details


About College: The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (commonly known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public research university located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be Institute of National Importance by Government of India under IIT Act.

Internationally, IIT Kanpur has been ranked 295th in the QS World University Rankings of 2013,[14] and 51st in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2013. In India rankings, among engineering colleges, it was ranked second by India Today in 2013 and fourth by Outlook India in 2012.

IIT KANPUR College Details

College Name: IIT KANPUR
Affiliated To: Indian Institute of Technology
Category: Co-Educational
Address: Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India-208016
Phone: 0512-259 0151

Courses Offered:

Streams at Graduate Level

a) Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) 4-year programmes in:

i) Aerospace Engineering

ii) Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

iii) Chemical Engineering

iv) Civil Engineering

v) Computer Science and Engineering

vi) Electrical Engineering

vii) Material Science and Engineering, and

viii) Mechanical Engineering.

b) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) 4-year programmes in:

i) Chemistry

ii) Economics

iii) Mathematics and Scientific Computing, and

iv) Physics.

Post Graduate:

The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:

M Sc

M Sc (Chemistry)

M Sc (Mathematics)

M Sc (Physics)

M Sc Statistics

M Tech

M Tech (Chemical Engineering)

M Tech (Civil Engineering)

M Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)

M Tech (Electrical Engineering)

M Tech (Environmental Engineering)

M Tech (Industrial Engineering & Management)

M Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

M Tech (Metallurgical Engineering)



The college offers the following doctorate programmes:

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences and Bio- Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Materials Science

Industrial & Management Engineering

Nuclear Engineering and Technology





Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology)


Fee Structure

From the 2013 batch of UG students, the semester fee is about Rs.55,000. THis is for the general category only. For the other classes, the fee is quite less.


The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 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) is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff & students and handles all aspects of placements at IIT Kanpur.


Academic Area

Sports Activity Centre

Open Air Theatre

Wind Tunnel Facility


P.K.Kelkar Library

Oxidation Pond


Antaragni: Annual cultural festival held over 4 days in October. The festival includes music, drama, literary games and quizzing.

Techkriti: It was started in 1995 with an aim to encourage interest and innovation in technology among students and to provide a platform for industry and academia to interact. Megabucks (a business and entrepreneurship festival) used to be held independently for some time but was later merged with Techkriti in 2010. notable speakers at Techkriti have included APJ Abdul Kalam, Vladimir Voevodsky, Douglas Osheroff, Oliver Smithies, Rakesh Sharma, David Griffiths and Richard Stallman.

Udghosh: Udghosh is annual inter-college sports meet held in September. Around 1000 students participate in various sports and informal events.

Vivekananda Youth Leadership Convention: Vivekananda Samiti, under Students Gymkhana, on behalf of the IIT Kanpur, has undertaken the celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda from 2011-2015. The convention marks the presence of Kiran Bedi, Bana Singh, Yogendra Singh Yadav, Raju Narayana Swamy, Arunima Sinha, Rajendra Singh and other personalities from different fields in previous years.


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