Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur: Rankings

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 5th in India and 574th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 72 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 24,487 publications and 557,653 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 61 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#574 of 14,134 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
#102 of 1,310 For Metallurgical Engineering
#107 of 1,013 For Mechanical Engineering
#785 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#651 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 69 other topics

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Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 6th for Engineering in India and 260th in the World with 10,204 publications made and 196,745 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 369 In India
#100 of 2,117 In Asia
#260 of 4,626 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 59 32
1992 28 11
1993 38 22
1994 59 33
1995 46 29
1996 90 98
1997 106 98
1998 125 96
1999 116 160
2000 120 320
2001 115 204
2002 131 258
2003 157 302
2004 183 514
2005 170 457
2006 225 549
2007 271 985
2008 335 743
2009 301 644
2010 312 631
2011 418 853
2012 387 827
2013 440 1063
2014 498 1159
2015 567 1391
2016 727 1722
2017 604 1707
2018 625 1459
2019 663 1764
2020 661 1453
2021 734 746

Physics

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 4th for Physics in India and 291st in the World with 8,692 publications made and 153,429 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 327 In India
#87 of 1,879 In Asia
#291 of 4,083 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 51 16
1992 29 16
1993 37 13
1994 50 19
1995 38 27
1996 80 87
1997 81 83
1998 103 80
1999 86 88
2000 84 213
2001 106 160
2002 105 161
2003 125 194
2004 143 334
2005 138 300
2006 174 421
2007 233 451
2008 285 580
2009 261 519
2010 278 490
2011 328 557
2012 331 595
2013 356 859
2014 411 1043
2015 494 1329
2016 569 1539
2017 505 1530
2018 504 1334
2019 546 1471
2020 581 1378
2021 640 676
Speciality India rank Asia rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 3 42 146
Condensed Matter Physics 3 45 193
Materials Science 4 92 221
Optical Engineering 2 73 240
Atomic and Molecular physics 3 45 303
Theoretical Physics 7 56 315
Acoustical Engineering 4 104 339
Quantum and Particle physics 5 67 378
Nanotechnology 6 130 379
Nuclear Physics 10 75 392
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 112 584
Biophysics 13 186 675
Astrobiology 9 83 689

Chemistry

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 5th for Chemistry in India and 312th in the World with 8,658 publications made and 180,907 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 365 In India
#96 of 2,014 In Asia
#312 of 4,319 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 53 25
1992 40 19
1993 39 18
1994 60 27
1995 50 32
1996 82 94
1997 101 100
1998 117 110
1999 85 121
2000 92 312
2001 105 182
2002 124 288
2003 138 237
2004 174 478
2005 149 362
2006 189 542
2007 267 617
2008 289 616
2009 261 679
2010 282 640
2011 353 719
2012 322 708
2013 352 842
2014 406 1199
2015 461 1450
2016 542 1704
2017 490 1652
2018 475 1345
2019 501 1269
2020 499 1185
2021 602 674
Speciality India rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 1 27 121
Organic Chemistry 2 47 165
Physical chemistry 4 40 204
Materials Science 4 92 221
Computational Chemistry 7 43 268
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 5 62 303
Inorganic Chemistry 9 115 305
Radiochemistry 32 207 366
Nanotechnology 6 130 379
Chemical Engineering 11 194 415
Environmental Chemistry 4 103 424
Biochemical Engineering 16 110 486
Petrology and Geochemistry 20 123 562
Biochemistry 64 461 1242

Computer Science

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 9th for Computer Science in India and 535th in the World with 2,398 publications made and 57,556 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Computer Networking.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 306 In India
#114 of 1,936 In Asia
#535 of 4,394 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 0
1992 3 1
1993 6 10
1994 3 20
1995 14 5
1996 11 42
1997 13 5
1998 9 13
1999 22 99
2000 23 351
2001 18 44
2002 30 118
2003 44 105
2004 43 101
2005 43 98
2006 62 157
2007 72 148
2008 84 104
2009 100 122
2010 103 316
2011 103 158
2012 101 946
2013 104 113
2014 148 202
2015 131 207
2016 154 357
2017 144 476
2018 163 654
2019 197 393
2020 197 367
2021 216 183

Environmental Science

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 12th for Environmental Science in India and 531st in the World with 1,422 publications made and 48,286 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 286 In India
#108 of 1,655 In Asia
#531 of 4,025 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 2
1992 1 5
1993 4 1
1994 11 15
1995 5 1
1996 12 19
1997 4 5
1998 10 8
1999 7 27
2000 20 50
2001 10 26
2002 14 35
2003 33 100
2004 40 126
2005 50 208
2006 48 191
2007 47 579
2008 48 181
2009 41 148
2010 48 154
2011 46 183
2012 50 180
2013 32 150
2014 76 204
2015 60 157
2016 84 297
2017 77 202
2018 89 268
2019 78 1324
2020 102 255
2021 147 266

Mathematics

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur ranked 4th for Mathematics in India and 472nd in the World with 1,019 publications made and 23,100 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 182 In India
#98 of 1,446 In Asia
#472 of 3,376 In the World

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 1
1992 3 1
1993 4 2
1994 4 21
1995 6 1
1996 13 4
1997 11 13
1998 12 10
1999 22 42
2000 11 23
2001 18 95
2002 17 23
2003 27 94
2004 34 37
2005 26 116
2006 24 35
2007 33 70
2008 32 167
2009 42 161
2010 31 83
2011 39 55
2012 31 88
2013 45 85
2014 38 41
2015 36 119
2016 56 56
2017 59 114
2018 53 91
2019 53 113
2020 72 90
2021 82 106
Speciality India rank Asia rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 2 40 183
Statistics 2 28 258
Operations Research 10 121 460
Blockchain and Cryptography 13 146 483
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 124 677

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Non-core subjects for Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Speciality India Asia World Rank
Forensic Science 8 53 290
Demography 5 82 536
Environmental Economics 9 150 575
Cinematography 7 74 621
Supply Chain Management 21 200 642
Project Management 16 190 872
Graphic Design 11 210 900
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 6 143 969
Journalism and Digital Media 25 225 993
Economics 13 245 1089
Biology 43 407 1160
Marketing 19 309 1195
Business 14 279 1205
Medicine 29 381 1226
Oncology and Cancer research 50 508 1261
Art & Design 15 323 1385
Sociology 11 313 1810
Psychology 31 581 2174