Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#574 of 14,131 In the World
#93 of 5,830 In Asia
#5 of 876 In India
#1 of 79 In Uttar Pradesh
#1 of 4 In Kanpur
#71 of 1,023 For Technical Drawing
Top50% For 71 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
3,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
iitk.ac.in
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent, and all Indian competitive joint entrance examination (JEE) conducted by the Institutes of Technology (IITs)
Academic CalendarJuly to April (July - November; January-April)
Enrollment3,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio2:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
24,487
Citations
557,653

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
10,204 / 196,745
Physics
8,692 / 153,429
Chemistry
8,658 / 180,907
Materials Science
6,047 / 110,609
Computer Science
2,398 / 57,556
Environmental Science
1,422 / 48,286
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,334 / 33,449
Biology
1,214 / 43,436
Condensed Matter Physics
1,045 / 16,688
Mathematics
1,019 / 23,100
Automation and Control engineering
1,001 / 18,158
Medicine
975 / 18,531
Optical Engineering
908 / 15,877
Organic Chemistry
776 / 25,950
Metallurgical Engineering
769 / 20,993
Chemical Engineering
647 / 15,204
Inorganic Chemistry
633 / 19,273
Atomic and Molecular physics
624 / 8,228
Electronic Engineering
595 / 9,800
Quantum and Particle physics
586 / 7,766
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
572 / 22,173
Nanotechnology
563 / 16,859
Pharmacy
516 / 9,283
Geology
466 / 7,756
Business
444 / 7,908
Structural Engineering
434 / 8,568
Computer Vision
426 / 4,510
Applied Mathematics
393 / 9,228
Statistics
325 / 10,564
Computational Linguistics
323 / 4,303
Theoretical Physics
317 / 4,239
Demography
273 / 19,549
Machine Learning
267 / 18,407
Electrical Engineering
267 / 2,736
Economics
266 / 3,785
Geotechnical Engineering
252 / 5,576
Computer Networking
243 / 4,350
Mechanical Engineering
231 / 7,737
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
222 / 8,894
Radiochemistry
206 / 7,157

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 174 1220
1992 165 1224
1993 209 1395
1994 190 1421
1995 248 1579
1996 247 1801
1997 266 2031
1998 298 2318
1999 318 2586
2000 314 3082
2001 362 3536
2002 407 4346
2003 453 5747
2004 543 7076
2005 622 9598
2006 744 11434
2007 823 14872
2008 927 17825
2009 898 21535
2010 903 23589
2011 1075 28655
2012 1002 29936
2013 1166 35459
2014 1264 39384
2015 1502 41544
2016 1631 42644
2017 1629 45947
2018 1750 46994
2019 1935 54650
2020 2071 63376
2021 2163 73148

Tuition

Local studetns 25,000 per semester (INR)

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur alumni

  1. N. R. Narayana Murthy

    N. R. Narayana Murthy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinessperson
    Biography

    Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy is an Indian billionaire businessman. He is the founder of Infosys, and has been the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief mentor of the company before retiring and taking the title chairman emeritus. As of April 2022, his net worth was estimated at US$4.4 billion.

  2. Ashwini Vaishnaw

    Ashwini Vaishnaw
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Biography

    Ashwini Vaishnaw is an Indian politician and ex Indian Administrative Service officer currently serving as the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology in Government of India, since 8 July 2021. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In June 2019, he became a member of the Parliament of India representing Odisha State in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house. On 7 July 2021, he was appointed as a Cabinet Minister and was given the charge of Railways and Information Technology ministries. Earlier in 1994, Vaishnaw joined the Indian Administrative Service in the Odisha cadre, and has worked extensively in Odisha. Vaishnaw was born in Hindu Swami (Bairagi) Family.

  3. Duvvuri Subbarao

    Duvvuri Subbarao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Duvvuri Subbarao, is an Indian economist, Central Banker, and retired IAS officer. He was the 22nd Governor of Reserve Bank of India, served under Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. After stepping down from RBI, he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow first at the National University of Singapore and later at the University of Pennsylvania.

  4. Ashoke Sen

    Ashoke Sen
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ashoke Sen FRS is an Indian theoretical physicist and distinguished professor at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad. He is also an honorary fellow in National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, India and also a Morningstar Visiting professor at MIT and a distinguished professor at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study. His main area of work is string theory. He was among the first recipients of the Fundamental Physics Prize "for opening the path to the realisation that all string theories are different limits of the same underlying theory".

General info

Alternative names IIT Kanpur
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान कानपुर
Founded 1959
Accreditation Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
Motto From Darkness, lead me to Light
Colors blue
Academic structure Department of Engineering
Department of Humanities
Department of Management
Department of Science
Affiliations and memberships Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Location and Contacts

Address Office of Research & Development, IIT Kanpur
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208 016
India
City population 2,767,000
Phone +91 (512) 259 7578
Fax +91 (512) 259 0134

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