Being one of the oldest IITs in India the Indian Institute of technology in Kanpur has crossed many a milestone and is one of the country's top institutes of technology. It was established in 1959 at Kanpur Uttar Pradesh.
The courses offered at the institute are very advanced which ensures the students to have the most relevant preparation for competing at the highest level. The IIT-K has its campus located on GT Road which is 15 km west of Kanpur City. It is situated in the rambling area of a massive 420 hectares of land given by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Being a residential campus it offers accommodation to over 1000 faculty and staff members and around 4000 students. The institute has three primary schools for children in its campus and a CENTRAL School for students up to Class XII. A great emphasis is laid on the research and development works and for that superb facilities have also been made available for the scholars. Sprawled over 420 hectares of land.
More than 21,000 of its alumni are working around the globe.
Research & Development Program:
The areas in which research is being pursued may broadly be classified into following categories:
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Bluff Body Flows
Flight Mechanics & lot more
Centre for Mechatronics
Advance Centre for Material Science (ACMS)
Advance Centre for Electronics Systems (ACES)
Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Computer & Internet Security
Training & Placement cell:
Placement cell arranges mock tests pre-placement talks & interviews for the dynamic students. Some of the Recruiters are Google Microsoft Wipro Accenture.
MBA Placement statistics
Total Number of Students - 55
Number of Companies Participated - 40
Highest Domestic Stipend Offered - 70,000
Highest International Stipend Offered - 97,200
Average Stipend Offered - 21,600