The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur popularly known as IIT Kanpur or IITK is a premier engineering college of the country. Established in 1959 as the third Indian Institutes of Technology, it is located at GT Road- 15 kms from Kanpur city and is spread across 1055 acres of land. The institute has around 6478 students with 3938 undergraduate students. As the institute quotes it, "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".


Programs offered at IIT Kanpur

B.TECH

M.Tech

MBA/
EXECUTIVE MBA

M.Sc.

Ph.D


Specialization offered under B.Tech

B.TECH

  •   Aerospace Engineering
  •   Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering
  •   Chemical Engineering
  •   Civil Engineering
  •   Computer Science and Engineering
  •   Electrical Engineering
  •   Materials Science and Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering

B.S

  •   Chemistry
  •   Economics
  •   Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  •   Physics


Getting into IIT Kanpur- Admissions

For all B.Tech programs- JEE Advanced

All the IIT aspirants have to sit for JEE Main and afterwards, JEE Advanced. Only the top 150,000 scores in JEE Main will become eligible to sit for JEE advanced.


IIT Kanpur Eligibility

JEE eligibility criteria apply to all the IITs for admissions to their undergraduate programs. Based upon their score and rank in the JEE Advanced exam, shortlisted candidates are called for counseling.

Eligibility criteria for JEE is as follows:


  •   Students who are born on or after October 1, 1992 are eligible to apply. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) have been given a relaxation of 5 years.
  •   Aspiring candidates should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2016 or 2017.
  •   The candidates must have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th Class Examination conducted by respective boards. For SC/ST students, there shall be a relaxation of 5% in this criterion.
  •   Aadhar card is mandatory for all the Indian citizens who are taking JEE.

IIT Kanpur admission procedure

B.Tech dmission at IIT Kanpur is done through online counseling. Counseling organized by the college is held for those candidates who are shortlisted through the screening process on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in JEE. After the allotment of seat candidates need to submit the requisite fee and required documents for verification.


IIT Kanpur fees


Batch size and category wise seats at in B.Tech, IIT Kanpur

PROGRAMS OFFERED

NUMBER OF SEATS

Biochemical Engineering and Biological science

40

Chemical Engineering

75

Civil Engineering

105

Computer Science and Engineering

90

Electrical Engineering

130

Aerospace engineering

50

Mathematics & Scientific Computing

49

Mechanical Engineering

100

Physics

30

Material science and Engineering

90

Chemical Engineering

30

Economy

38

TOTAL

827


Reservation Policy IIT Kanpur

CATEGORY

PERCENTAGE OF SEATS RESERVED

GENERAL

47.5

OBC

27

ST

7.5

SC

15

PWD

3


Placement statistics of IIT Kanpur


Notable alumni

Lalit Jalan
CEO of Reliance Infrastructure Limited

Narayana Murthy
CEO Infosys

Muktesh Pant
CEO of KFC

 

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