Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

The department runs a 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) program admitting students who have completed their high-school/intermediate college. Admission to the program is through the highly-competitive nation-wide examination, referred to as the Joint Entrance Examination.

The BS program is very flexible and allows students to opt for courses according to their needs. There is a compulsory component of the program that includes basic courses in chemistry, mathematics, physics, life-sciences, humanities and social sciences. The rest of the courses are electives in Chemistry and other departments. Interested students can also take up research projects as part of their curriculum. The students in the program have the option of spending an additional year to earn a Masters degree. The students graduating from this program are typically well-equipped to further their career ambitions in higher studies, industries, management or public service sectors.

For more information about the Bachelors program of IIT Kanpur, visit the Academic Affairs page ( The template of the Bachelors programme of the department can be viewed in the Institute Bachelors template document (