IIT Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the premiere IITs in the country and is much sought after by the engineering and technology students. The institute has a number of Research centers and they are known as BSNL Telecom Centre of Excellence, Centre of Application of Science, Centre for Environmental Science, Samtel Centre for Display Technologies, Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Nanoscience, Computer Aided Design Laboratory, Centre for Laser Technology, Centre for Mechatronics, Advanced Centre for Electronics Systems, and Advanced Centre for Material Science. The institute has undertaken projects in the category of “National Initiatives”. Few such projects include 3i Network, National Wind Tunnel Facility, and National Information Centre for Earthquake Engineering. A student intending to enroll for a course in IIT Kanpur can call 0512 259 0151.

Type of Institution Autonomous
Ownership Government
Courses offered B.Tech and 5-year Integrated M.Sc, B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, M.Des, 5-Year Integrated M.Sc, 2-year M.Sc, M.Sc-Ph.D Dual Degree, and Ph.D
Admission Procedure Entrance tests
Departments Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Materials Science Program, Masters of Design, Science Elective, Laser Technology, Environmental Engineering and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Industrial and Management Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, and Aerospace Engineering.
Year of Establishment 1959
Campus Placements The Students Placement Office takes care of issues related to arranging interviews and tests, pre-placement briefings, and conducting interviews. The SPO offers all possible assistance to the students.
Scholarships Merit cum Means Scholarships and Sports Scholarships
Website http://www.iitk.ac.in/
Facts and Figures Facilities include hostel for visitors, Staff gymkhana, swimming pool, nursery, gliding club, faculty club, community centre, and book club. Also present in the premises is health centre and central stores.
Events Quantitative Finance Workshop on December 14th to 17th 2011 XVI International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices on December 19th to 22nd 2011
Fee Structure The fees payable differs from one study program to another
Distance Learning/Online education IIT Kanpur runs DEP or Distance Education Program. For instance, the institute offers study programs under distance mode in Biological Sciences and Engineering through VSAT Transmission
Eligibility Criteria For admission into post graduate programs, a pass in bachelor’s degree (B.Sc, B.Tech or B.E) with 55%. For admission into doctorate programs, candidate should possess a masters degree.

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