IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur)

Kalyanpur, Kanpur, U.P, India - 208016

Academic Excellence

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur occupies an enviable position among the quality driven IITs in India, ever since its origin in 1959, it has set new standards for itself. This is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The Institute aims at providing meaningful and quality technical education.


Name of InstituteIIRF Ranking 2023
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur# 6


The Institute is pretty well known for promoting a broad vision and a professional outlook that attracts students from both India and Overseas:

To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society. 


IITK is known for creating a pool of researchers who have contributed significantly in the field of science & technology. The beauty of this institute lies in understanding the need for inter- disciplinary approaches and it diversified outlooks. The institute is also sensitive to issues like environment and global warming.  The sprawling campus provides a congenial atmosphere for the young and ambitious students and faculty alike.

Best Alumni

The institute has many illustrious aluminites, the following deserve special mention:

  • Prof. Arup Chakraborty has been named as the Institute Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. It is the highest honour bestowed upon @MIT #faculty
  • Dr. Rajiv K. Varma (BT/PhD/EE/1980/1988) gets elected as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, 2021. He serves as a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The University of Western Ontario.


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Yes Scholarship Availability
Excellent Research Perspective
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