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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur

Address: Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India

Description Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur

  • Established: 1960
  • Location: Kanpur, India
  • Students age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training : mixed .

Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur - the prestigious University of Technology. The main task of the university is the best scientific and technical training in the world, the highest possible level of research and contribution to the development of society in India. The university offers relevant and high-quality bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs, offering students not only training, but also the possibility of long-term cooperation with the academic field and industry.

University facts:

  • The university receives increased grants from the state (from $ 19 to $ 27 million) for the development of IT education in the country
  • The ratio of the number of students per teacher is 8 to 1.

Founded in 1961, the university is recognized as a university of national importance. In the first decade, the educational institution worked closely with American universities of technology:

  • MIT
  • UCB
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology
  • University of Michigan
  • Ohio State University
  • Case Institute of Technology and Purdue University,

who helped an Indian university to organize the work of research centers. Having adopted the experience from the best IT schools, the university became a flagship in many areas: for example, the first in India to offer a programming program (the very first computer literacy courses appeared here back in 1963), and in 1995 it hosted the famous IT festival for the first time. Throughout its history, the educational institution has trained more than 52,000 students in various fields, including engineering, physics, management, humanities and social sciences.


  • Engineering
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Interdisciplinary direction
  • Management
  • Design
  • The science.


  • QS World = 291st
  • QS Asia = 65th
  • THE World = 601-800
  • THE Asia = 125th
  • NIRF Overall = 6
  • Outlook India = 5
  • India Today = 4.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur

Program name


  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 4-5 years
  • Age: 17+.

Popular destinations:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Biology and Bioengineering
  • Programming
  • Electronic engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Strength of materials
  • Applied Sciences.
from 1 000 $ / semester

Master's degree

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Age : 21+.

Popular destinations:

  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Business management
  • Design
  • Management.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students are offered several accommodation options with varying levels of amenities and comfort. Most of the students live in student residences.

Visitors Hostel

  • 750 meters from the conference room
  • 700 ₹ per day = single room.

Visitors Hostel Extension

  • 900 meters from the conference hall
  • from 200 ₹ per day = single room.

Research Scholar Complex

  • Inside campus, 1 km from the conference room
  • 200 ₹ -300 ₹ per day.

Guest Room Hostel

  • Guest rooms in each hostel
  • 150 ₹ -160 ₹ per day.

Institute Hostel

  • 500 meters from the conference room
  • 100 ₹ per day = single room.

Best Western Hotel Bliss

  • 10.2 km from the conference hall
  • The price depends on the room.

Events Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur

In the first year, students choose which sections and clubs they will attend. The university hosts an annual festival dedicated to information technology. Students can play sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Athletics.

Equipment Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur

The university is located 15 kilometers from the city of Kanpur, the territory of the university is about 420 hectares. The equipment of the university is one of the best in the world: the educational institution has a developed transport infrastructure connecting the Kanpur campus with other cities in India - railways and a helipad.

  • Audience
  • Seminar rooms
  • Conference rooms
  • Sports complex
  • Biotechnology Center
  • Center for Electronic Systems
  • Mechatronics laboratory
  • Laser Technology Center
  • Cybersecurity Center
  • IT center
  • Scientific laboratories
  • Incubator-center for innovations and startups
  • Library system
  • Research airfield.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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