Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Master's Programmes



IIT Kanpur came into existence on November 2, 1959 through the registration of a society in New Delhi. Professor P. K. Kelkar, the founding director, took charge on December 14, 1959 and the first batch of B. Tech.

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University Ranking

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Health Care

  • IITK is well served by a conveniently located Health Centre. The doctors and staff of the Health Centre are committed to the health and well being of the campus community.
Food & Dining
  • The Halls of residence provide great tasting nutritious food. Besides there are many eateries offering a variety of cuisines, that are spread all over the campus.
Retail & Services
  • There are several retail areas on the campus with shops and services to meet the day to day needs of the campus community.

Student Life

IIT Kanpur offers a vibrant campus life. It is a safe and secure campus. Students will find the beautiful and peaceful campus a great place to live. When they wish to do something there are a lot of choices available to them. Students can pursue the passions they bring to the campus. Or they can take up new ones. There are many recreational facilities, hobby clubs, sports facilities and cultural societies on campus. In the chosen activity, whether a student is a beginner or is at an advanced level the student will have company and will enjoy the bonding and camaraderie.

Student Reviews

IITs are the best Indian schools
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is one of Indias best schools to study with a huge campus and letest lab equipments.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I would certainly recommend this university as it has one of the best minds of India and the world. It's a must if you are into Biotechnical Sciences.

Life of a CSE student.
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Wasn't that educative. I would give it an average rating.

Nawabganj, Uttar Pradesh, India


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