The Institute also offers
part-time postgraduate programmes leading to the M.Tech./M.Des./MS
(Research)/Ph.D. degrees for professionally employed personnel
such as working engineers, scientists and teachers who can,
while employed, attend regular classes as per schedule of
the Institute. These students will have to give an undertaking
endorsed by their employers that they will be attending all
The applicant must be an employee of a recognized organization with at least two years of service at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the area to which admission is sought. An application for the part-time studies forwarded by the employer should be sent to the Convener, DPGC of the department concerned.
Fulfillment of GATE requirement
may be waived for such candidates. This is also applicable
to the part-time candidates seeking admission to the MS (Research)
program, who are employees of IIT Kanpur (project or regular)
with an appointment and support for at least one year from
the date of admission. However, the part-time candidates seeking
admission to the M.Tech./MS (Research) program, who have not
qualified GATE, will be called for interview and may in addition
be asked to take a written test.
For an employee of IIT Kanpur
(project or regular) with a valid GATE score at the time of
seeking admission for part-time M.Tech./M.Des./MS (Research)
program, the requirement of two years of service may be waived.