Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur is ranked 5th nationally in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019 and is one of the leading Engineering colleges in India. Currently, there are 5,261 students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including 555 female students. IIT Kanpur features a strong faculty of over 430 Ph.D holding members and a student to teacher ratio of 15.96. 

Indian Institute of Technology – [IIT] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

The institute offers several specializations into undergraduate, postgraduate, integrated and research programs in the field of Engineering, Science, Management, and Design. IIT Kanpur Admissions to B.Tech, B.S, M.Sc, M.Tech./ MS and M.Des are offered through JEE Advanced, JAM. GATE and CEED scores respectively. The college has a dedicated Students’ Placement Office that conducts regular placements every academic year. In 2019, the median annual package reached INR 15 LPA with 437 students getting placed in national and international reputed companies.

IIT Kanpur Highlights

Established | Type 1959 | Autonomous
Recognized ByUGC, AICTE
Campus 1055 acres
Official Websitehttp://www.iitk.ac.in/
Popular CoursesB.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D
Student Strength 5261
Entrance TestsJEE, GATE, JAM
Application ModeOnline

IIT Kanpur Rankings

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has received the following rankings from recognized ranking platforms: 

 

  1. Ranked 72nd  out of 650 Top institutes in Asia by QS Asia 2021 Rankings. 
  2. Ranked 5th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  3. Ranked 4th in Engineering category by India Today Ranking 2019. 
  4. Ranked 5th in Engineering by Outlook Ranking 2019. 
  5. Ranked 4th overall by The Week Ranking 2019
  6. Ranked 251-300 in Engineering (international) by World University Ranking 2020
  7. Ranked 6th overall by QS Ranking 2020. 
  8. Ranked 2nd in Engineering by EduVidya Ranking 2019

 

IIT Kanpur Courses

The institute offers various specializations under undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. course details are mentioned below

CourseSpecializationEligibilityTuition Fee (First Year)
B.TechAerospace EngineeringPassed 10+2 level examination from a recognized board with a minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks or Positioned in Top 20 Percentile in the respective boardINR 2,14,050
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
B.SChemistryPassed 10+2 level examination with minimum CPI of 6/10 from recognized a boardINR 2,14,050
Economics
Mathematics 
Physics
M.TechComputer Science and EngineeringBachelor's degree in Engineering/ Science or a Master's degree in science with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks/ 5.5 CPI GATE score is required in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates.INR 2,14,050
Civil Engineering The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year)
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
M.ScPhysicsPassed Bachelor’s in relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks For General/OBC candidates (50% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized universityINR 20,050
Chemistry 
Mathematics
Statistics
M.DesDesignPassed B.Tech/B.Des from IIT with minimum 7.0/10 CPI or 4-year B.Tech/ B.Des/ B.arch/ Bachelors in Interior Design with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks or 4 years Professional Diploma in Design from NID with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks from a recognized universityINR 64,050
M.B.AIndustrial and Management EngineeringPassed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PD) from a recognized universityINR 1,54,050
Ph.DCivil EngineeringMaster's degree in engineering with marks/CPIINR 64,050
Computer Science and EngineeringOR
Aerospace EngineeringBachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score
Electrical Engineering 

Admissions are granted based on the candidate’s score in the following exams:

ProgramSelection Criteria
B.Tech, BSJEE Advanced/ JEE Mains 
M.Tech GATE
M.Sc IIT JAM
M.DesCEED
Ph.DMater’s degree+GATE 
MBACAT

Tabulated below are the previous cutoffs for JEE Mains (B.Tech) for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

CourseMale (Opening-Closing)Female (Opening-Closing)
Computer Science and Engineering95-216479-919
Electrical Engineering431-9311365-2974
Mechanical Engineering1254-19903390-6029
Civil Engineering3061-41516615-8869

IIT Kanpur Scholarships

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur offers the following scholarships to eligible candidates: 

  1. Merit-cum-Means Scholarships for Undergraduate Students (full tuition waiver/INR 1000 pm)
  2. Merit-cum-Means Scholarships given by alumni of IIT Kanpur (INR 2000 pm)
  3. National Prizes for UG and PG Students & up to INR 400
  4. Sports Scholarships and prizes (Up to INR 2000)

Read more: IIT Kanpur Scholarships 

IIT Kanpur Placements

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has a dedicated and very active placement cell called the Students’ Placement Office that conducts training programs, talks, tests and recruitment drives regularly and efficiently. In the academic year 2018-2019, 437 students in UG programs were placed in reputed companies and tech giants across the world. The placements brought in offers for high paying profiles with the median salary package going up to INR 15 LPA. 

The Students’ Placement Office has hosted a lot of well known and successful companies for placements over the previous years. Past recruiters at IIT Kanpur included Adobe, Amazon, Philips, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Genpact, KPMG, Tata Consultancy Services, Aditya Birla Group, Wipro, Samsung and many more. 

Click here: IIT Kanpur Placements 

IIT Kanpur Faculty

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has a large, diverse and highly qualified faculty of 436 members. Each and every member of the faculty is a Ph.D holder in their respective disciplines and. All members are experienced and have gained excellence in their fields. They are always available to students for clarification of doubts and concepts related to the syllabus and outside. The student to faculty ratio at IIT Kanpur is 15.96. 

The faculty at IIT Kanpur consists of the Dean, Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors. Various members are recipients of prestigious awards like Padma Shri, Infosys Prize, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Humboldt Research Award and several others.

Check: IIT Kanpur Faculty

IIT Kanpur Facilities 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has a spacious and well-planned campus that spreads across a massive area of 1055 acres. The entire campus is neat, beautifully laid out and provides for the academic and residential needs of its students: 

Hostel: The IIT Kanpur campus houses the Halls of Residence which are at a short distance from the academic block. The hostels offer comfortable accommodation as well as entertainment to the residing students. There are 10 resident halls in total that have their own mess and other facilities for residents to enjoy in their spare time. 

Sports: There are various sports facilities available including basketball, cricket, football etc. Many sporting events are organized every year that are at hall of residence level, institute level and inter-college level. 

Health care: There is a Health Centre located on the campus of IIT Kanpur. The medical staff is well trained and is always prepared to attend to the medical needs of the students, faculty and staff on campus. 

Food: Apart from the hostel mess, there are many other eateries and cafes all over the campus including the Campus Restaurant, Kathi Inc., Crown Burger, Veggies and Wazwan. These places offer a variety of meals and delicacies to choose from. 

Shops: There are a number of retail stores all around the IIT Kanpur campus and cater to everyday requirements of campus residents including stationery items, groceries, etc. 

Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Kanpur Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
M.Tech2.14 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE
Ph.D64,050 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
B.Tech + M.Tech2.13 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
M.Des64,050 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + CEED
BS2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2
MBA1.54 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Admission 2021: Course, Selection Criteria, Dates, Eligibility

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur or IIT Kanpur was established in 1959. It offers various UG, PG, Integrated and Research courses in Engineering, Science, Management, and Design. IIT Kanpur offers B.Tech, B.S under UG domain and M.Tech, M.Sc, MS (by Research), M.Des, MBA, Integrated Ph.D programs under PG domain.

Indian Institute of Technology – [IIT] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Admission for the B.Tech and BS program is done through JEE Advanced followed by JoSSA counselling. Candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 75% during HSC level to be eligible for admission.

Latest Updates:

  1. IIT Kanpur is conducting Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test 2021 on Feb 20. The last date for applying is Feb 6. Apply
  2. IIT Kanpur has launched new M.Tech and M.S by Research Programs in Cyber Security. The program is scheduled to start in August 2021. 

After the successful completion of Counselling process, candidates will have to report at IIT K for document submission, fee payment and confirmation of seat procedures. IIT Kanpur is currently ranked 5th amongst the top Engineering Colleges in India by NIRF-2019, leaving IIT Roorkee and IIT Guwahati behind. The World University Rankings by Times Higher Education has ranked IIT Kanpur under top 251-300 Engineering Colleges, globally.   

  1. Admission into M.Tech program will be granted on the basis of a valid GATE Score.
  2. Seats allocation in M.Sc program will be done on the basis of  IIT JAM score.
  3. Admission to MBA at IIT Kanpur will be granted on the basis of CAT score. 

According to latest reports, there has been a 41% surge in the number of Ph.D awardees at IIT Kanpur. This makes IIT Kanpur the 5th institution in the country after Bombay, Delhi Kharagpur and Madras Campuses, to produce maximum Ph.D Degree holders.

IIT Kanpur is famous for its Research Projects and Opportunities, Ratified Academic System, Reputed Alumni Base and Positive Placement figures. Speaking about placements, IIT Kanpur has made an 85+ placement turnover with over 900+ job offers. Check IIT Kanpur Placements.

The Cutoff for various Entrance exams are given below, You can also check IIT Kanpur Cutoff here.

The majority of domestic companies were from IT, BFSI and Consulting firms recruited the IIT-K grads and post grads last year. A total of 142 students bagged job offers in a single day, making itself unique against the contemporary IITs.

IIT Kanpur Admission Highlights 2021

Institute NameIndian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
Institute TypeAutonomous
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance Examination
Application ModeOnline
Name of entranceB.Tech, B.S: JEE Main & Advanced followed by JoSSA Counselling
M.Tech., M.S, Ph.D.: GATE followed by CCMT Counselling
M.Sc.: IIT-JAM followed by CCMN Counselling
MBA: CAT followed by Written Test and PI
M.Des: CEED followed by Written Test and PI
Ph.D: GATE followed by Written Test and PI
CounsellingYes
ScholarshipYes

IIT, Kanpur Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
M.Tech2.14 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE
Ph.D64,050 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
B.Tech + M.Tech2.13 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
M.Des64,050 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + CEED
BS2.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2
MBA1.54 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
CourseAdmission Link
BE/B.TechAdmission Link
ME/M.Tech,Admission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Des,
M.Sc
MBA/PGDMAdmission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Gate Registration Extended Last date to fill the Application form14 Oct, 2020
CAT Exam29 Nov, 2020
Registration for COGJET 202102 Jan - 06 Feb, 2021
Admit Card10 Feb, 2021
COGJET 202120 Feb, 2021

IIT Kanpur B.Tech & B.S Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur offers B.Tech and B.S. in the field of Science and Technology for the duration of 4-year. Students with good score in JEE Advanced will be considered as eligible for B.Tech and  B.S programs. Both B.Tech and B.S programs are offered in full time regular mode only. 

Final admission is granted on the basis of counselling (JoSAA). IIT Kanpur offers B.Tech in 10 specialization and BS in 4 specialization.

IIT Kanpur B.Tech/ B.S. Eligibility 

Candidates applying for B.Tech/ B.S. program must have completed 10+2 level of education from a recognized board with minimum 75% (65% for SC/ST) marks or Positioned in Top 20 Percentile in the respective board. They must have a valid JEE Advanced score as well. 

IIT Kanpur B.Tech/ B.S. Selection Criteria

  1. Candidate must register at the official JoSAA Website. After receiving the Application Number and Password, candidate should start filling the application form entering personal and academic details.
  2. They must fill in the choices of desired specializations offered in IIT Kanpur. Once the choice filling is over, they need to lock the choices and take a hard copy print out of the application.
  3. Based on the cut off assigned by the Central Counselling Board, Students will be allotted with the respective options. Once allotted, if the candidate feels like confirming the allotment, they can Freeze the allotment.
  4. The below mentioned table gives the cut off analysis of the top specializations of IIT Kanpur:

IIT Kanpur JEE Main Cutoff

How to apply for B.Tech/B.S.?

Documents Required

  1. Scanned Passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) 
  2. Scanned Signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)
  3. Valid Email ID and Mobile Number 

Steps to apply for B.Tech/B.S. Admission

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Advanced
  2. Register for Online Application Form by entering the Email ID and Mobile Number. 
  3. Note down the system generated Application Number displayed on the screen.
  4. Create a password and choose a Security Question and its answer as well. 
  5. Once the password is created and application number is recorded, the candidate can login again and start filling the application form. 
  6. Enter the personal, academic details as inquired and upload the scanned images of photographs and signature
  7. Pay the application fee through Debit /Credit Card /Net Banking /UPI /PAYTM. Only after successful confirmation of payment, the application will be considered informed and Candidate can take a print of the Confirmation Page.
  8. Retain this hard copy print of the application form for future reference. 

Note: 

B.Tech/ B.S Students can also apply for the M.Tech/M.S./MBA program in their same or different department, at the end of the sixth semester. This are called Dual Degree Programs with a combination of mentioned UG with the PG programs.

For availing this, students must not have any backlogs, and must have a minimum CPI of 6.0. However the change depends on the availability of the seats in the desired PG program. 

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IIT Kanpur M.Tech and M.S (Research) Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur offers M.Tech program in 13 specializations in full time regular mode. It also offers M.S for research program in 9 specializations. Both the programs are of 2 years of duration. Admission to M.Tech programs are based on the merit of the students in the GATE Examination, followed by counselling and interview. 

IIT Kanpur M.Tech and M.S (Research) Eligibility

For M.Tech and M.S by Research program, candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Science or a Master’s degree in science with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks/ 5.5 CPI GATE score. 

The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year)

For admission to MS (Research) in CSE, applicants with B.Sc. (3-year) or equivalent with a minimum of 75% marks/7.5 CPI may also be considered.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech and M.S (Research) Selection Criteria

  1. Admission to N.Tech and M.S research program will be granted on the basis of GATE score.
  2. For M.Tech, M.S (Research) program, candidates will have to participate through CCMT Counselling. They need to register at the official CCMT website
  3. Fill in the application form entering personal and academic details and pay the registration fee (INR 2200/- for General/ OBC and INR 1700/- for SC/ ST/ PwD)
  4. Start entering the desired choices. Add the choices in decreasing order of preference and lock them. 
  5. With the rounds of counselling, seats will be allotted. Candidates need to download the allotment letter and report to the institute. They must carry the original documents with them on the day of admission.

The cutoff criteria for M.Tech and M.S Program is as follows

IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff

As shown in the graph shown above the cutoff for all the courses is near 700. The highest cutoff was for the Photonics elective i.e 690 in the year 2019. 

How to apply for M.Tech and M.S (Research)?

Documents required

  1. Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in pdf format
    • Degree Certificate; or
    • Provisional Certificate; or 
    • Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute format, available in GOAPS website
  2. Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  3. Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  4. Scanned passport size photograph of the candidate between 480×640 to 240×320 pixels in JPEG format.
  5. Scanned signature images can be between 160×560 to 80×280 pixels in JPEG format.

Application process

  1. Register for the exam through the Online Application form. 
  2. Enter the login details for creating a unique ID and password.
  3. Enter personal login with the unique ID and password and enter personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.)
  4. Upload photograph, signature and other documents like eligibility certificate, category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate as applicable.
  5. Enter the GATE paper (subject) and Choice of examination cities
  6. Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  7. The application fee for male candidates is 1500 INR and for female/SC/ST/OBC candIdates is 750 INR
  8. After submission, check the status of the application form.

IIT Kanpur M.Sc and Dual Degree (M.Sc+Ph.D) Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur offers M.Sc and M.Sc-Ph.D program in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics. The program is been offered under regular full time mode. Selection for the program is purely done on the merit of IIT JAM score, followed by written test and interview. 

IIT Kanpur M.Sc and Dual Degree(M.Sc-Ph.D) Eligibility

Candidates applying for M.Sc and M.Sc-Ph.D must have completed Bachelors’ Degree in Science with relevant specialization. For example, candidate who has completed B.Sc in Physics will only be eligible for M.Sc in Physics.

Candidate must have passed their Bachelors’ Degree with minimum 55% marks  (50% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized university.

Candidates must have a valid score in IIT JAM entrance examination. WIthout the valid score, candidates will not stand eligible to participate in the counselling or WAT or PI.  

IIT Kanpur M.Sc and Dual Degree(M.Sc-Ph.D) Selection Criteria

  1. The selection for the M.Sc and M.Sc-Ph.D program will be done on the basis of merit of IIT JAM scores followed by Written Test and Interview at IIT Kanpur. The cutoff criteria for IIT JAM cutoff is as follows:

IT Kanpur IIT JAM Cutoff

  1. Candidate must register themselves at the CCMN website with their IIT JAM score. They must enter their information as inquired, JAM scores, valid choices as desired and submit the form online.
  2. After submission, an OTP will be received at the candidate’s mobile number to generate a Permanent Identifier (PID). Use this PID and password to relogin again and check the status of application. 
  3. If selected, download the allotment letter and report at IIT Kanpur at the mentioned schedule for Written Test and Interview. 
  4. Within 30 days the result will be announced both at the official website and personally intimated to the selected students. 
  5. Report this time to the institute for completing the final admission procedure. 

How to apply for M.Sc and Dual Degree(M.Sc-Ph.D)?

Documents Required

  1. Scanned passport-sized photograph (3.5 cm × 4.5 cm or 480×640 in pixels maximum. File size should be in the range of 5KB to 200KB)
  2. Scanned signature (2 cm × 7 cm or 160×560 in pixels maximum. File size should be in the range of 5 to 100 KB)
  3. A computer with good internet connectivity. 

Application Process

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Register through the link by entering the candidate’s name, Email ID and mobile number. Create a password as well. 
  3. Upon submitting the registration form, an Enrolment ID would be sent to the mobile number. 
  4. Using this enrolment ID, relogin and enter the details like academic, personal, choice of papers, test centre etc. 
  5. Pay the application fee online and submit the application form. 
  6. Check the status of the application form later of whether it has been accepted or rejected. 
  7. Candidates will also be able to download the admit card from the same login portal later 

Note:

  1. Final year students can also appear for the program as they will be getting a provisional admission. Final admission will be completed once the candidate produces the proof of having appeared in final examinations on the day of registration. 
 

IIT Kanpur MBA Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur offers full-time MBA program for two years at the Department of Industrial & Management Engineering. The program is offered in areas like Manufacturing Management and Service Management along with the functional areas of Operations, Systems, Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management.

Admission is done on the basis of CAT score followed by the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds.

IIT Kanpur MBA Eligibility

Eligibility for the program is Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 65% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PD) from a recognized university. 

Candidate must also have a valid CAT score to be eligible and be shortlisted for the program. Score with 85+ percentile is preferred as the minimum score for shortlisting candidates. 

Final year students who are awaiting or will be completing their graduation by 2020, can also apply for the program. 

IIT Kanpur MBA Selection Criteria

  1. Once the CAT results are announced, candidate must visit the official website of Department of Industrial & Management Engineering, IIT Kanpur. They must keep a check on the notification regarding the MBA Admission. 
  2. Once the notification has been released, candidate can fill the application form entering all the information including CAT score and registration details.
  3. Upon shortlisted (based on CAT scores), they need to report to the institute for GD PI rounds, schedule as mentioned in the intimation letter mailed to each shortlisted candidate
  4. Based on GD PI rounds’ performance, past academic performance and CAT score, final list of selected students shall be released on the website as well as personally informed via Email to each selected student. 
  5. Following table gives parameters considered for final selection and the percentage allotted to each:
Selection ParametersPercentage allotted
Personal Interview Performance30%
Group Discussion Performance25%
Previous Academic Performance and Background20%
CAT Score10%
Work Experience10%
Extra-Curricular Activities5%

The selection for MBA Admission is made based upon the aggregate score. The average score depends on a lot of factors like academic profile, job profile, etc. So, for general Category candidates required minimum CAT cutoff for admission is 93 Percentile in aggregate and 50Percentile in each section.

How to apply for MBA?

Candidate can apply for the programs through online mode only. Candidate has to register online by providing their personal, academic details, submitting photograph and signature along with all the required information. They need to pay an application fee of INR 1600 (General and OBC applicants)/ INR 800 (SC/ST and Physically Disabled) through demand draft payable to ‘Registrar IIT Kanpur’ payable at Kanpur.

Complete signed application form along with the demand draft must be sent to the following address:

Head, Industrial and Management Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology,

Kanpur, UP,

Pin Code: 208016

IIT Kanpur M.Des Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur also offers Masters program in Design on regular full time mode. Admission for the program is done through CEED/ GATE score. Candidate must have completed their Bachelors Degree in Desisn specialization. Final admission to these programs is granted on the basis of counseling and an interview.

Candidates with Fine arts or Interior Design are not eligible for the program. Final year students can also apply provided they produce their original degree related certificates before September. 

Course NameSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
M.Des.DesignPassed B.Tech/B.Des from IIT with minimum 7.0/10 CPI or 4-year B.Tech/ B.Des/ B.Arch/ Bachelors in Interior Design with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks or 4 years Professional Diploma in Design from NID with minimum 6.0/10 CPI or 55% marks from a recognized university.Selection is done on the basis of score of CEED/ GATE entrance exam followed by Written Test/ Personal Interview

Based on the scores of CEED, there will be another screening round conducted by the institute. If such is been conducted, it shall be intimated to the shortlisted candidates. Based on the performance in the screening round, CEED scores and past academic performance, admission letter would be sent to the finally selected candidates.

CategoryMarks Score
General50
OBC (NC)45
SC/ST/PwD33

How to apply for M.Design?

  1. Register at the official website of the institute online. Enter the personal, academic details in the application form. Mention address, program and CEED score details. 
  2. Upload cover letter and necessary documents as mentioned in the application form. 
  3. Pay the application fee of INR 400 (General/ OBC) and INR 200 (SC/ ST/ PwD).
  4. Submit the application form and take a hard copy print of the application form. 

Financial AssistanceFor M.Des, students will receive the monthly stipend of INR 12,400 for 8 hours of work per week.​

IIT Kanpur Ph.D. Admission 2021

IIT Kanpur provides research-based Doctoral programs in various specializations. A Master’s degree in relevant discipline is required along with a valid GATE score.

The institute also offers admission on the basis of the Departmental written test followed by admission. NET qualified candidates are eligible for the scholarship assistance.

Course NameSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
Ph. D (Engineering)Aerospace EngineeringMaster's degree in engineering with marks/CPISelection is done on the basis of score of GATE followed by Written Test/ Personal Interview conducted by IIT Kanpur.
Biological Sciences and Bio-EngineeringOR
Chemical EngineeringBachelor's degree in engineering or science (4 year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score
Material Science programOR
Nuclear Engineering and TechnologyMaster's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
Industrial and Management Engineering(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
Electrical Engineering(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
Mechanical Engineering(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE score. Valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture. Candidates with master’s degree in science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.
Materials Science and Engineering
Photonic Science and Engineering
Ph.D (Science)PhysicsMaster's degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor's degree in engineering or science or a master's degree in sciences with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF/NET. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET is waived for candidates having a master's degree in science /arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0. 
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D (Humanities and Social Sciences)Fine Arts
English
Psychology
Economics
Sociology

Financial Assistance: For Ph.D., the students with corresponding financial assistance (for Engg./Sciences/Social Sciences) is INR 25,000 for the first two-year and thereafter it is raised to INR 28,000 respectively for another two-year.

 

Students may also avail financial assistantship from external funding agencies (such as UGC, CSIR, NBHM, DIETY, DBT, INSPIRE etc.

 

Ph.D. applicants must arrange two letters of reference as well. For this purpose, the names of the referees along with their e-mails addresses are to be provided by the candidates in the online applications portal.

 

Note: For admission in Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bio-engineering, applicants with a Master’s degree in Pharmacy/Medicine/Veterinary Science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum, or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Medicine/Veterinary Science with a minimum of 75%marks or 7.5 CPI, may also be considered.

IIT Kanpur Cut Off 2020: JEE Advanced, GATE, CAT, JAM

IIT Kanpur is one of the premier engineering institutions in the country. The cut off ranks required for each course are quite high. IIT-K conducts admissions through the following entrance exams:

 

  1. JEE Advanced
  2. IIT JAM
  3. GATE
  4. CAT

 

The cut off ranks and percentiles for each of these entrance exams are analysed below.

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech70,433 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
M.Tech71,500 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE
M.Sc + M.Tech65,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
Ph.D65,500 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.Sc58,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
M.Tech + Ph.D65,500 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE

JEE Advanced Cut Offs 2019

IIT Kanpur offers B.Tech. in 8 specializations and B.Sc. under 5 disciplines.

Admission to these courses is done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the JEE Advanced entrance exam. Tabulated below are the year-wise closing ranks (General category) of top specialization

Course Name2019 Closing Rank2018 Closing Rank
B.Tech Chemical Engineering34303171
B.Tech Civil Engineering46813707
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering217213
B.Tech Electrical Engineering994803
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering21081611
B.Sc Chemistry74187213
B.Sc Mathematics and Scientific Computing1059874
B.Sc Physics50553586

Based on the data provided above, the ranks have suffered quite a decline from the previous year.

 

The highest rank for a B.Tech course is 4681 for B.Tech Civil Engineering, and for B.Sc it is 7418 for B.Sc Chemistry. The cut off for B.Tech CSE is quite high at 217, as the institute requires a high level of excellence from the applicants.

JEE Advanced Competitor Analysis:

The top competitors of IIT Kanpur for B.Tech are IIT Roorkee and IIT Guwahati. The cut off ranks of these can be compared as follows:

Course NameIIT KanpurIIT RoorkeeIIT Guwahati
B.Tech Civil Engineering468152616487
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering217412588
B.Tech Electrical Engineering99418562028
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering210827483417
B.Sc Chemistry741810541-
B.Sc Mathematics and Scientific Computing10592298-
B.Sc Physics50558907-

The rank required for admission to IIT Kanpur is relatively lower if compared to its other counterparts such as IIT Roorkee, where the closing cut off for Computer Science Engineering was 412.

IIT Kanpur has been ranked among the best Technical institutes in the country. Millions of candidates want to seek admission to this esteemed institute. Thus, Cut-Offs usually involve a cut-throat competition. 

JEE-Advanced Cut Off Round 1

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Tech70,433 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
M.Tech71,500 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE
M.Sc + M.Tech65,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
Ph.D65,500 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.Sc58,500 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
M.Tech + Ph.D65,500 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE

IIT JAM Cut Off 2019

IIT JAM is used by top IITs, NITs, IISc and other GFTIs for admission to their graduate science courses. The cut offs in IIT Kanpur are quite high, particularly for M.Sc Physics. The cut off ranks are as follows:

Course Name20192018
M.Sc PhysicsNov-86Jul-51
M.Sc StatisticsMay-57Mar-44
M.Sc Chemistry16-83Jul-59
M.Sc Mathematics47-11330-100
M.Sc + Ph.D. Physics66-11286-142

IIT JAM Competitor Analysis:

The top competitors of IIT Kanpur for its M.Sc courses are IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi. Their cut off rank can be analysed as follows:

SpecializationIIT KanpurIIT BombayIIT Delhi
M.Sc. Chemistry832779
M.Sc. Mathematics1132791
M.Sc. Physics8643157

Based on the above comparison, there is a difference between the lowest JAM score required for admission to IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi. The closing cut off required for admission to M.Sc. Physics at IIT-D is 157 while the closing cut-off for the same at IIT Kanpur is 86.

 

Admission to the M.Sc. program is extremely competitive as IIT-Kanpur grants admission only to the most top-notch students. To be eligible for admission to IIT Kanpur, the candidates must possess a minimum cut-off rank ranging between 80-110.

IIT-JAM Cut Off Round 1

Course NameB. Tech
Duration4 Years
Course TypeFull time
No. of Specializations8
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPassed 10+2 with PCM
Entrance NameJEE Main and JEE Advanced
CounsellingJoSSA

CAT Cut Off 2019

The CAT Exam is required by IIT Kanpur for application to the MBA courses offered. The candidates are required to achieve the following percentiles:

Course NameCut Off Rank
MBA Finance93
MBA Human Resource Management93
MBA Marketing93
MBA Operations Management93
MBA Service Management93

IIT Kanpur’s closest competitors for MBA in the country are IIM Rohtak and TAPMI Manipal. Their cut off percentiles can be compared below:

InstituteCut Off Percentile
IIT Kanpur93
IIM Rohtak94
TAPMI Manipal85

Based on the data provided above, it is safe to say that getting an admission at TAPMI is relatively easier than getting an admission at IIT Kanpur or IIM Rohtak where the minimum CAT percentile score required is of 93 and 94 respectively.

CAT Cut Off Round 1

CollegeRankingAvg Fees/ year
Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Patna# 54 by NIRF2,13,800
Malaviya National Institute of Technology - [MNIT], Jaipur# 71 by NIRF80,608
Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi# 62 by NIRF1,95,250
Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Bhubaneswar# 56 by NIRF1,97,768
Netaji Subhas University of Technology - [NSUT], New Delhi# 5 by ARIIA (university)2,11,000
Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Ropar# 39 by NIRF2,14,550

IIT Kanpur Placement 2021: 821 Offers & 1.47 CPA

IIT Kanpur kick-started its 2020-21 placement drive with 226 placement offers wherein Graviton Trading picked 3 students for a package worth INR. 82 LPA and QuantBox offered a package of INR. 80 LPA to one student. Google and Microsoft also offered some attractive packages for domestic profiles at the institute. 

By the fourth day since the inauguration of its 2020-21 placement drive, the institute managed to bag a whopping INR. 1.47 Crore package by an MNC. Even amidst the pandemic, the institute hosted over 230 recruiters.

The institute concluded the First Phase of the 2020-21 placement drive, with 821 offers out of 709 were accepted by the students. The entire placement process was conducted online. The duration of phase-1 of placements for this year was lesser than last year. In 2019, the phase was for 13 days as opposed to 9 days this year

The Placement Report for the year 2020 has been released by IIT Kanpur. It has witnessed domestic as well as International offers. IT/ ITES sector has performed better as compared to other sectors. IIT Kanpur witnessed the growth in placement percentage and the highest package offered in the year 2020 was INR 20 LPA. The top recruiters are Flipkart, Zomato, Yahoo, Microsoft, Uber, Myntra, IBM. The average package was INR 7.5 LPA.

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IIT Kanpur Placement 2021 Highlights

IIT Kanpur inaugurated its 2020-21 placement drive with 226 placement offers wherein Graviton Trading picked 3 students for a package worth INR. 82 LPA and QuantBox offered a package of INR. 80 LPA to one student. 

The institute concluded the First Phase of its recruitment process with 821 offers which were provided by 230+ recruiters. The placement drive witnessed the highest participation from coding and software firms (59%), the core firms contributed about 18% of the total placement offers.

The following table represents the Placement Statistics from the 2020-21 placement drive that have been observed up till now:

ParticularsPlacement Statistics
No. of Recruiters who Visited120 (Day-3)
No. of Recruiters Participating230+
No. of Start-Ups50+
821 (Phase-1)
No. of Offers226 (Day-1)
203 (Day-1)
No. of Offers Accepted709 (Day-9/Phase-1)
Highest International PackageINR. 1.47 CPA
Highest Domestic PackageINR. 82 LPA

Around 50+ start-up firms mainly from the software domain were invited to hire at IIT-Kanpur. A special contribution from CDAP (Cell for differently-abled persons) at IIT-Kanpur also pitched in by sensitizing their special needs to the recruiting firms beforehand.

 

Google and Microsoft also offered some attractive packages for domestic profiles at the institute. Cohesity offered the US profile to one student. Other leading domestic offers of over INR. 60 LPA. were made by Apple and Cohesity (for Indian profiles). Google and Microsoft also offered some attractive packages for domestic profiles at the institute. The highest International package stood at INR. 1.47 Crores.

 

The following table represents the 2019-2020 placement statistics:

ParticularsPlacement Statistics
Pass-out Batch2020
Total Number of Students1045
Number of Recruiters300
Highest International SalaryINR. 1.50 CPA
Highest Domestic SalaryINR 62.28 LPA

A total of 1045 students participated in the placement drive and offered 46 job offers. Students also received 2 PPO and 5 PPI from top reputed companies.

The highest domestic salary offered at IIT Kanpur was INR 60 LPA whereas the median salary of INR 10 LPA offered to students. The highest international CCT was INR. 1.50 CPA

The placement witnessed various recruiters offer and multiple roles in numerous departments such as Consulting, IT, Finance, Sales, and Marketing.

A total of 80% of male students were there in the MBA 2019 batch whereas 20% were female.

26 companies from sectors such as Healthcare, E-commerce, Logistics, Financial Services, and various other domains offered job roles to the students.

 

IIT Kanpur Placement 2020 Salary Analysis

IIT Kanpur has consistently been performing well in terms of placements. The following table shows the last three years’ comparison table with the Highest packages and average salary being paid to the students:

Placement YearHighest SalaryAverage Salary
2019-20INR. 62.28 LPA-
2017-19INR 18.5 LPAINR 11.02 LPA
2016-18INR 18 LPAINR 10.48 LPA
2015-17INR 12.64 LPAINR 10.42 LPA

Being in the top 10 IITs in India IIT Kanpur has excelled in placements every year, placing the students in various international companies with a huge amount of pay.

 

IIT Kanpur MBA Placement 2020 Sector-wise

Similar to B.Tech, the placement that took place for the students from postgraduate and Ph.D., Management has also gone well. The overall placement was extremely good for the year 2019. The following graph shows the domain-wise offers made by the companies to the students:

 

The analytics sector has shown the highest number of recruitment, followed by IT/ITES Consulting. The marketing sector is expected to rise by the time, from around 5% to 6% in recent times. Given below is the graph of the IIT Kanpur MBA Placement 2020

IIT Kanpur Domain wise Placement

IIT Kanpur Placement 2020 Top Recruiters

There were many companies pouring in to recruit students. The placement drive was successful and the interaction of students was extremely great. The highest offer made was INR 20 LPA and the average salary was INR 7.5 LPA.

InfosysICICI BankTres VistaFord
GAIL LimitedIBMSapientReckitt Benckiser
IndiamartHDFC BankDeloitteCognizant Technology Services
HSBCEcom ExpressEXLZirca

IIT Kanpur Summer Internships 2020

With a year on year, the internship increase of 24% in stipend offered to the students. The highest offered package stood at INR 90000 with the median at INR 50000 and the average stipend offered at INR 51600. The highest number of offers was made by the Marketing sector with 32% of offers followed by Analytics with 30% offers. The lowest offers were made by the Operations sector with only 6% offers.

 

A total of 32 companies participated in the summer placement drive at IIT Kanpur from sectors like Financial Services, Government Advisory, Automobile, E-commerce, Media and television, Logistics, etc. Some of the reputed companies and universities for this year’s interns such as Barclays, Accenture, Bharat Petroleum, Yes Bank, ITC Limited, Mahindra Finance, Deloitte, Star labs, EXL, KPIT, Capital One, Bosch, Ford, TCS, Early Salary, etc. 

 

IIT Kanpur Alumni Network

The following table represents the alumni who are currently working under different recruiters who visited the IIT Kanpur campus-

Recruiter/CompanyNo. of Alumni
Tata Consultancy Services203
Microsoft187
Amazon166
Intel Corporation150
Qualcomm140
Infosys137
HSBC124
Accenture110
Goldman Sachs106
Flipkart100

IIT Kanpur Placement Criteria

The following table represents the placement criteria adopted by some of the recruiters who had visited the IIT Kanpur campus-

CompanySelection Criteria
SprinklrRound 1: Online Test
Round 2: Coding Test
Round 3: Technical Interview
Round 4: HR Interview
Axis BankRound 1: Online Test
Round 2: Technical & HR Interview

Specializations under M.Sc.:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Digital Humanities

 

Specialization under M. Sc.+M. Tech:

  1. Mathematics- Data & Computational Sciences
  2. M.Sc. (Physics) – M. Tech (Materials Engineering) Dual Degree Programme

 

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc

  1. Candidate must have scored at least 55% marks in aggregate in case of General/ OBC category and 50% in case of SC/ST category
  2. For M.Sc. in Digital Humanities, the candidate must have done Bachelor’s Degree in disciplines of Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities with minimum 60% marks

 

Eligibility Criteria for M. Sc. + M. Tech

 

The candidate must have done a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years) in the relevant stream and have taken Maths at 10+2 level.

Selection Criteria

  1. The selection is based on scores in IIT JAM.
  2. This is followed by CCMN Counselling.

 

IIT Jodhpur Ph.D. Admission 2021

The Institute offers Ph.D. programmes in numerous specializations. Tabulated below are some facts about the course:

Course NameDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Course Duration2 Years
No. of Specializations12
Basic Eligibility CriteriaMaster’s Degree
Basic Admission CriteriaWritten Test and Interview

IIT Kanpur Rankings 2020: NIRF, Outlook, QS World University

IIT Kanpur (IITK) is one of the most sought after colleges in India. It belongs to the league of colleges like IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, and IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kanpur has always been considered among the best IITs in India. This fact is also reflected in its rankings. 

 

IIT Kanpur has been ranked in India at number 5 by NIRF for the year 2019. It has consistently been among the top 5 in NIRF’s rankings. Outlook ICARE and India Today have also recognized IIT Kanpur as one of the best in the nation by conferring it with a rank of 6 and 4 respectively. Other ranking agencies such as Jagran Josh and The Week have recognized IIT Kanpur’s potential and rewarded it by placing at number 4 in each of their rankings.

 

IIT Kanpur’s prestige is not only limited to India. It has received international fame by featuring in the Times Higher Education Rankings, QS World University Rankings and BRICS Rankings. It was placed at 291 in the world by QS World Rankings while it featured in the 25th position among the BRICS nations. Times Higher Education placed IIT Kanpur in the range of 601-800 best colleges in the world.

IIT Kanpur Ranking Highlights

Ranking AgencyYearRanked at
QS Asia Rankings202172nd out of 650 Institutes in Asia.
NIRF (Engineering Category)20204
NIRF (Overall Category)6
Outlook ICARE Ranking20196 out of Top 15 Nationally Important Engineering Institutes in India
Times Higher Education2020601-800 in the world
India Today20194 in India’s Top Engineering Institutes
QS World University Rankings2020291 in the World’s Best Universities.
BRICS Rankings201925 among Top 100 Universities of BRICS nations
Jagran Josh20184 out of 100 Engineering Institutes
The Week20194 in India’s Top 10 Engineering Institutes

The graph below mentions the average CTC of Top-Ranked IIT’s in the country including IIT Kanpur and its competitors.

Graph Heading: Average CTC of Top-Ranked IIT’s

CollegeAverage Annual Starting Salary (in Indian Rupees)
IIT BombayINR 15,69,000
IIT DelhiINR 15,62,000
IIT KanpurINR 15,09,000
IIT KharagpurINR 15,05,000
IIT GuwahatiINR 14,84,000

IIT Kanpur - NIRF 2020 Ranking

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched by the Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September 2015. The parameters broadly cover teaching, learning, and resources; research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.

 

“IIT Kanpur has consistently been the 4th best engineering college in India as far as the NIRF rankings are concerned. Being among the top 5 NIRF ranked engineering colleges is a major feat that only IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, and IIT Madras besides IIT Kanpur have been able to achieve.”

 

Given below is how IIT Kanpur’s performance in the NIRF rankings has been over the years :

Ranking AgencyYearNIRF Rank (Out of 100)NIRF Score (Out of 100)
NIRF20204th82.18
20195th77.57
20185th75.24
20175th76.83

This is how IIT Kanpur scored in each of the parameters that NIRF considers for assigning ranks to engineering institutions :

ParameterScore (out of 100)
Teaching, Learning, and Resources (TLR)86.22
Research and Professional Practices (RPC)82.08
Graduation Outcomes (GO)88.44
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)54.21
Perception85.78
Overall82.18

IIT Kanpur scored an impressive 81.07 in the NIRF ratings of 2016 which then declined to 76.83 in 2017. The ratings again declined to 75.24 in 2018 but then IIT Kanpur saw an impressive increment of more than 2 when they were rated 77.57 out of 100 in 2019 while in 2020 the score has now increased to 82.18. Despite the ups and downs in the ratings, IIT Kanpur has always maintained a 75+ score which is quite an achievement. This is how ratings for IIT Kanpur Ranking according to NIRF have been :

 

Below is a list of the top 10 engineering colleges in India according to the NIRF rankings and their overall score :

RankNameNIRF Score
1IIT Madras85.31
2IISc Bangalore84.18
3IIT Delhi81.33
4IIT Mumbai80.75
5IIT Kharagpur75.85
6IIT Kanpur74.99
7IIT Guwahati68.81
8JNU Delhi68.76
9IIT Roorkee68.48
10BHU62.03

IIT Kanpur - Outlook ICARE Engineering Ranking

Rather than blindly comparing ­institutions against one another, ­Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019 is a fair assessment based on how institutions within the same category perform against each other in a variety of metrics, thus ­reflecting the strengths and weak­nesses of a ­institution in each domain.

 

“IIT Kanpur has been ranked at 6th place among Top Engineering Institutes of Country”.

 

IIT Kanpur scored an amazing 100 on 100 in two of the total five parameters that are taken into account while ranking colleges in the Outlook ICARE rankings. Those parameters were Faculty Student Ratio (FSR) and Faculty with Ph.D.(FWP) IIT Kanpur performed decently well in the other three categories which are Papers per Faculty (PPF), Citations per Paper (CPP) and Inclusiveness & Diversity (ID).

 

Outlook Parameter Value for IIT Kanpur

ParameterFSRFWPPPFCPPIDOverall Score
Score10010093.292.993.895.21

This is how the other competitors of IIT Kanpur Ranking fared in the Outlook ICARE Engineering Rankings :

CollegeOutlook Rank 2019
IIT Bombay1
IISc Bangalore2
IIT Madras3
IIT Delhi4
IIT Kharagpur5

IIT Kanpur - Times Higher Education Rankings

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 includes almost 1400 universities across 92 countries, standing as the largest and most diverse university rankings ever to date.

 

IIT Kanpur’s World rankings for the year 2019 and 2020 in various categories have been tabulated below :

Ranking AgencyYearRanked at
Times Higher Education2020601-800 in World University Rankings
201982nd in Asia University Rankings

The parameters that Times higher Education considers for preparing the rank lists are Teaching, Industry Income, Citations, Research and International Outlook. IIT Kanpur performed poorly in the domain of Research and International Outlook whereas its performance in the regions of Teaching and Citations was satisfactory. IIT Kanpur astonishingly well in the domain of Industry Income which also provided a boost to its overall rating. The ratings in each of the parameters for the year 2020 have been tabulated below :

ParameterScore (out of 100)
Teaching37.8
Industry Income94.3
Citations35.2
Research24.5
International Outlook18.8

This is how the other Indian competitors of IIT Kanpur fared :

CollegeRanked at
IISc Bangalore301-350
IIT Ropar301-350
IIT Indore351-400
IIT Bombay401-500
IIT Delhi401-500
IIT Kharagpur401-500

IIT Kanpur - India Today Ranking

India Today is a weekly Indian English-language news magazine published by Living Media India Limited. It is the most widely circulated magazine in India, with a readership of close to 8 million.

 

“IIT Kanpur has been ranked as the 4th best engineering college in India in its list of top 10 Indian Engineering Colleges.”

CollegeRanked at
IIT Delhi1
IIT Bombay2
IIT Kharagpur3
IIT Kanpur4
IIT Roorkee5
IIT Guwahati6
Delhi Technical University7
NIT Tiruchirapalli8
IIT Bhubaneshwar9
IIIT Allahabad10

IIT Kanpur was also included in India Today’s list of Government Engineering Colleges offering the best average annual starting salary. IIT Kanpur managed to secure the third position on this list. 

 

Graph Heading: Average CTC of Top-Ranked IIT’s

CollegeAverage Annual Starting Salary (in Indian Rupees)
IIT BombayINR 15,69,000
IIT DelhiINR 15,62,000
IIT KanpurINR 15,09,000
IIT KharagpurINR 15,05,000
IIT GuwahatiINR 14,84,000

IIT Kanpur - QS World University Ranking

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It was previously known as Times Higher Education–QS World University Rankings, the publisher had collaborated with Times Higher Education (THE) magazine to publish its international league tables from 2004 to 2009 before both started to announce their own versions. QS then chose to continue using the pre-existing methodology while Times Higher Education adopted a new methodology to create their rankings.

 

“QS World Ranking has placed IIT Kanpur at 291st position among the world’s most reputed universities”.

 

This is how IIT Kanpur has performed in the QS World Rankings over the years :

Ranking AgencyYearRanked at
QS World Rankings2020291
2019283
2018293
2017302

The criteria that are taking into consideration before calculating the overall score for a college in the QS World Rankings are Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty Student, Citations per Faculty, International Faculty and International Students. Here is how IIT Kanpur scored in each of the parameters :

 

Graph Heading: IIT Kanpur QS World Ranking Parameters

Ranking CriteriaScore
Overall Score34.8
Academic Reputation29.9
Employer Reputation32.4
Faculty Student14.1
Citations per Faculty82.3
International Faculty1.9
International Students1.3

Here is how the other Indian competitors of IIT Kanpur performed in the QS World University Rankings :

CollegeRanked at
IIT Bombay152
IIT Delhi182
IISc Bangalore184
IIT Madras271
IIT Kharagpur281
IIT Roorkee383
University of Delhi474
IIT Guwahati491

IIT Kanpur - BRICS Ranking

BRICS Rankings ranks all the colleges from the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) on the basis of a number of factors.

Here is how IIT Kanpur has performed in the BRICS Rankings over the years :

FACULTY DETAILSFACULTY DETAILS
Shri R.C. Bhargava CHAIRMAN OTHER FACULTY DETAILS
A.K. Ghosh PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597716 EMAIL - akg@iitk.ac.in
Abhijit Kushari PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597126 EMAIL - akushari@iitk.ac.in
Amalendu Chandra PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597241 EMAIL - amalen@iitk.ac.in
Ashis K. Patra ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2596780 EMAIL - akpatra@iitk.ac.in
Achla M. Raina PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597894 EMAIL - achla@iitk.ac.in
Debayan Pakrashi ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2596107 EMAIL - pakrashi@iitk.ac.in
Mohammad Arshad Rahman ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597010 EMAIL - marshad@iitk.ac.in
Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597946 EMAIL - arunk@iitk.ac.in

The criteria taken into account for assigning ranks in the BRICS Rankings are Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty Student, International Faculty, International Students, Faculty Staff with Ph.D, Papers per Faculty, Citations per Paper.

 

Here is how IIT Kanpur scored in each of the parameters :

Ranking CriteriaScore out of 100
Overall Score75.9
Academic Reputation92.8
Employer Reputation94.7
Faculty Student21.8
International Faculty6.8
International Students4.1
Faculty Staff with PhD100
Papers per Faculty99.9
Citations per Paper70.9

IIT Kanpur - Jagran Josh Ranking

The ranking parameters that Jagran Josh uses are not defined clearly but they are based on factual and perception-based data. It is one of the most authentic sources in India when it comes to educational and career-based information.

 

“JagranJosh has ranked IIT Kanpur at 5th Place among the top 10 engineering Institutes in the country.”

 

IIT Kanpur scored quite well in the Factual Score and Student Score but the Recruiter’s Score has some room for improvement. Despite this, IIT Kanpur scored a brilliant 93 out of 100 on the overall scale and came out as the 4th best engineering college in India according to the Jagran Josh rankings. 

 

Given below is the scores in each category :

 

Graph Heading: IIT Kanpur Ranking Parameters JagranJosh

ParameterScore (out of 100)
Factual Score95
Student Score91
Recruiter’s Score86
Overall93

Below is a list of the top 5 engineering colleges in the country according to the Jagran Josh rankings :

CollegeRanked at
IIT Madras1
IIT Bombay2
IIT Delhi3
IIT Kharagpur4
IIT Kanpur5

IIT Kanpur - The Week Ranking

THE WEEK has been conducting the Best Colleges Survey since 2009 to rank the top colleges in India. They have been doing this in association with Hansa Research. This year, the study was done across ten disciplines—arts, science, commerce, engineering, medicine, dental, law, hotel management, fashion technology, and mass communication and covered 24 cities.

 

“The Week has ranked IIT Kanpur at 4th Place for the year 2019 improving from its previous place of 5th in 2018.”

Ranking AgencyYearRanked at
The Week20194
20185

Here is the list of top 10 engineering colleges in India according to The Week :

Ranking AgencyCollegeRank
20182019
The WeekIIT Delhi11
IIT Mumbai22
IIT Chennai43
IIT Kanpur54
IIT Roorkee65
IIT Guwahati76
BITS Pilani87
College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai118
IIT BHU99
NIT Tiruchirapalli1210

FACULTY DETAILS

FACULTY DETAILSFACULTY DETAILS
Shri R.C. Bhargava CHAIRMAN OTHER FACULTY DETAILS
A.K. Ghosh PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597716 EMAIL - akg@iitk.ac.in
Abhijit Kushari PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597126 EMAIL - akushari@iitk.ac.in
Amalendu Chandra PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597241 EMAIL - amalen@iitk.ac.in
Ashis K. Patra ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2596780 EMAIL - akpatra@iitk.ac.in
Achla M. Raina PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597894 EMAIL - achla@iitk.ac.in
Debayan Pakrashi ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2596107 EMAIL - pakrashi@iitk.ac.in
Mohammad Arshad Rahman ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597010 EMAIL - marshad@iitk.ac.in
Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY QUALIFICATION - Ph.DContact this faculty PHONE - 0512-2597946 EMAIL - arunk@iitk.ac.in

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