IIT Kanpur or simply IITK is one of the earliest IITs to be established in India. The Institute began functioning in the borrowed building of Harcourt Butler Technological Institute in 1959 with 100 students and a small faculty.
With respect to all its attributes; be it academic curriculum, infrastructure and faculty, the institute has gained a wide recognition not only at national level but also at international level. Basically, IIT Kanpur is known for its sprawling campus that measures up to 1,055 acres. The campus is house to almost 2,800 graduates and 2500 graduates, 309 faculty and more than 900 supporting staff.
NIRF Ranking 2017 -
Engineering - 05
Overall - 07
Management - 11
IIT Kanpur is located on the Grand Trunk Road, 15 km west of Kanpur City and measures close to 420 hectares. The residential campus is planned and landscaped with a hope for environmental freedom. Halls of residence, faculty and staff houses and community buildings surround the central academic area to provide flexibility in movement and communication. Since the beginning, the Institute has attracted scholars from across the country. The rich cultural diversity of India is reflected in the campus activities of IIT-K as well.
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology Admissions
Being one of the prestigious technical institutes of India, IITK offers four years full time course of Bachelor of Technology with specialization in Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bio Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.
Apart from this undergraduate course, it also provides excellent facilities to those students who are interested I pursuing post graduate programmes like M.Tech (Master of Technology), MBA, Five years Integrated M.Sc, two year full time M.Sc and PhD.
For admission to Undergraduate courses:-
For getting admission to any discipline of B.Tech, candidates must have passed 10+2 exam from any recognized Indian board. After this, students must have scored high marks in JEE Main and JEE Advanced exam.
For Post Graduation:-
Candidates, who are interested in securing seat in the college for M.Tech course, must have passed B.Tech from a recognized university. After fulfilling this criterion, students have to score high marks in GATE exam.
For MBA (Industrial & Management Engineering):-
If student wishes to secure admission for the course of MBA (Industrial & Management Engineering), then he must be graduate from any recognized university. Next, student should have scored high marks in the CAT exam. CAT is a common aptitude test for management programmes, which is conducted annually.
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology Faculty
Dean, Student Affairs
Professor A.K. Ghosh is the main person, who is responsible for all aspects of student life at IIT kanpur
Dean, Academic Affairs
Professor Dheeraj Sanghi is responsible for all facets of academic curriculum carried out at IIT Kanpur.
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology Placements
IIT Kanpur MBA Placements :-
IIT Kanpur's placement cell not only provides placement assistance to the students in relevant organisation but it also helps the students of the institute in their career planning, preparation for selection tests, summer placement, internship and final placements.
Summer Internship Recruitment Programme (SIRP) is conducted every year by IIT Kanpur where in top organizations of the country are invited to recruit first year students for summer internships.
A total of 237 offers were made to 296 students by 97 Recuriting companies. The companies participating were ABN Amro, HCL Group, Pantaloon Retail, HDFC Bank Ltd., Pepsi Co., Hindustan Thompson Associates, Hindustan Times, AT&T, Bajaj Allianz, HSBC, Reliance Telecom, IBM, ICICI Bank, SBI Life, Samsung India Ltd., ITC Hotels, LG Electronics, Tata Consultancy Services, Times of India, TVS Motors, Microsoft India, Wipro, Motorola, Nokia, NIIT Ltd.
Highest Package - 21 lakhs p.a.
Average Package - 15 lakhs p.a.
Lowest Package - 14.78 lakhs p.a.
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology Campus Photos
IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology News
Samsung Innovation Award
Date : August 31, 2012
Anurag Kumar, Department of Electrical Engineering and Pranay Dighe, Computer Science and Engineerin ...
Platinum Jubilee Award
Date : August 31, 2012
Professor Avinash Agarwal, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected for the NASI-Reli ...
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