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Nurturing Brilliance
Inspiring Minds
Vibrant Campus Life

Our Focus

Creating Technocrats, Scientists, Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Providing a rigorous and world-class academic experience with the help of distinguished faculty, amazing peer-groups and carefully designed coursework.


Opportunities to excel both mentally and physically with assistance from great coaches and premier sporting facilities including Olympic size swimming pools, state-of-the-art gyms and grounds.


Promoting the all round development of student through a myriad of cultural activities, fests, competitions and exhibitions.

Research & Development

Access to the latest and pioneering advances in technology with the aim of acclimating students to the innovations in the scientific community.



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Scholarships and Awards

The Institute has a rich heritage of technological and scientific innovation imbibed with the spirit of professionalism & a radiant culture.


We have made histories, lifetime memories and great friends. Just take a look.
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About IITK

Established under the IIT Act in 1959
Inspiring Excellence and Innovation Since 1959

IIT Kanpur is a prestigious institute of higher learning producing meritorious students with excellent career growth and universal recognition. The students go to get the best of opportunities in the form of highly advanced courses, eminent faculty members, well-equipped laboratories, library, hostels and immense facilities to excel in research and development.

The selection procedure for students at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level is highly stringent so that IIT gets the best brains of India.

Highly scientific and innovative technology is used for teaching and conducting research activities.Every year IIT Kanpur is enriched by the laurels brought by the faculty members and the students in the form of research publications, projects, fellowships and industrial exposure.

  • Students

    A diverse mix of some of the brightest minds of the country.

  • Acres Campus

    An eco friendly campus equipped with world class facilities.

  • Departments

    A holistic curriculum comprising of Science, Engineering and Humanities.

  • Centers of Excellence

    State-of-the-art infrastructure and laboratories.

Students' Gymkhana

Fostering Extracurricular Activities Since 1963
Cultural Council

Council provides a platform to explore and showcase your creativity, realize your potential, act on it and take it to an altogether different level.

Films & Media Council

Council aspires to convey information to the people, making it a platform where people can voice their needs and express their views with freedom.

Games & Sports Council

Council reflects the spirit of introducing sporting activities to the campus community.

Community Welfare Cell

Cell tries to realize the responsibilities of the institute with respect to the city of Kanpur.

Academics & Research Cell

The major role of the Cell is to address the concerns of the students regarding their academics and research.

Science & Technology Council

The council compels one to think beyond conventional boundaries, provide support and opportunities to explore the world of technology.

Student Senate

The Senate comprises from student representatives from every batch and is the primary policy making body for all issues relevant to students.


E-Cell works to induce an entrepreneurial mindset into the students and to air an innovative streak in them.


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