IIT Kanpur Admission – Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, established in 1959, 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. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and dual degree courses across its 5 departments, namely Engineering, Humanities, Sciences, Management, and Interdisciplinary programmes. For UG engineering courses, a candidate needs to qualify for JEE Main and JEE Advanced, whereas for M. Sc./ M. Sc. – Ph. D. (Dual Degree) Programmes, a candidate needs to qualify for JAM(Joint Admission Test). To know more about IIT Kanpur Admission, keep reading!
IIT Kanpur Admission
Candidates can know more about IIT Kanpur Admission, from the point provided below.
Motto: “Tamso ma jyotirgamaya” or From darkness, lead me to light
Address: Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016
Campus size: 1055 acres
Phone: 0512 259 0151
Director: Indranil Mannas
Chairperson: R. C. Bhargava
Administrative staff: 448
Ranking: 283rd (as per QS World University Rankings for 2019), 5th (in engineering colleges category by NIRF 2018)
IIT Kanpur Courses Offered
By qualifying for each of the IIT, Kanpur admission rounds, a candidate will be able to pursue the following disciplines at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses.
|Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech) degree – 4 year (Admission via JEE Main)||
|Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree – 4 year (Admission via JEE Advanced)||
Post Graduate Courses
|Masters of Science(M.Sc.)||
|M.Sc.-Ph.D. – Dual Degree||Physics|
|MS by Research Programme in Engineering||
|Master of Design (M.Des)||Design|
|Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)||
||B.TECH.-M.TECH. (with M.Tech. in same department)|
|B.TECH.-M.TECH. (with M.Tech. in other department)||B.S.-M.S. (with M.S. in same department)|
|B.S.-M.S. (with M.S. in other department)||B.S.-M.TECH.|
IIT Kanpur Fee Structure
The fee structure,that has been provided below for all the above courses is subject to change, nearly every year. If any changes, this year we will update the same over this page. Till that time, a candidates can have an estimate, that needs to be submitted to IIT, Kanpur authorities. Note that, this fee structure is for General category candidates only.
|Course||Fee/ Per Semester (in Rs.)|
|M.Tech/M.Des. & MS(R)||
IIT Kanpur Admission
Candidates can check the admission process for each of the courses, that IIT Kanpur offers. Mostly, for UG engineering courses, it takes JEE Main and Advanced scores into consideration. Whereas for M.Sc. admission to IIT Kanpur, Joint Admission Test (JAM) scores.
IIT Kanpur, along with other IITs and IISc, conducts entrance examination for admission and pre-qualification of students for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
- JEE (Advanced Joint Entrance Examination) for the B.Tech Admission
- GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) for M.Tech and Ph.D. Admission
- CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design) for M. Des and Ph.D. Admission
- JAM (Joint Admission Test) for M.Sc. Admission
- COGJET (Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test) for M.S, M.Sc, and Ph.D. Admission
Placements @ IIT, Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur is known for its attractive placement packages. As per previous year data, 450 candidates bagged job offers at some of the well known firms like HSBC, Sterlite and many other. HSBC hired 10 suitable candidates, whereas Optum and Sterlite hired 15 and 8 candidates. From the placement drives conducted, it was evident that candidates belonging to the department of computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics and computing, design, economic sciences, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering were mostly hired.
Average CTC – Rs. 15 lakhs
International Recruiters – 21 (as per 2017 placement data)
Number of Registered candidates – 1,045 candidates
Percentage of Candidates Placed – 81%
Recruiters, who paid a visit to the campus, this year:
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
General Electric (GE)
IIT Kanpur produces renowned alumni who raises the nation’s name, which in turn pool in further more students to raise the bars, every year. This institute has many such candidates, whose contributions in their respective fields, have made their institute and nation proud. Candidates can check the names of some of these candidates, from below.
- N.R Narayan Murthy – Founder of Infosys
- Nitin Saxena – Indian Scientist
- Ashoke Sen – Physicist
- Anil K. Rajvanshi – Director, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)
- Prem Das Rai – MP, Sikkim
- Mr. Satish B. Borwankar – COO and Executive Director, Tata Motors