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IIT Kanpur - Admission


Admission to different programmes offered at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) is made on the basis of entrance examinations.The IITK admission council accepts the percentile score/rank obtained by a candidate as a basic standard to call a candidate for Interview/Group Discussion/Counseling etc. However,the final admission is made on the basis of overall performance of a candidate in entrance examination/group discussion/interview/counseling etc.

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A building at IIT Kanpur. Picture courtesy:

IIT Kanpur accepts the scores of following entrance examinations for admission into various courses-

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

Admission to all Undergraduate Programmes (B .Tech.) are made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). Click here for the details.

Joint Admission Test to M.Sc.(JAM)

Joint Admission Test to M.Sc.(JAM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technologies – IITs for admission to Master of Science ( M.Sc.) and other post–B.Sc. programmes offered at the 7 different Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). In a given academic year, any one of the 7 IITs take the responsibility for the conduct of JAM test.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an All-India Examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT’s). Admission to ME and MTech programs largely depends upon GATE percentile score.


Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET ) is the first step in the process of admission to the two year full time Postgraduate Degree Programmes in Management offered by the IITs. JMET is only a qualifying examination. Candidates have to apply separately to the Institutes of their choice. For details click here.


Important Contacts

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, India
Pin – 208016


Telephone No. : 0512-259 7220
Deputy Director
Telephone No. : 0512-259 7242

Assistant Registrar
Telephone No. : 0512-259 7258

Telephone No. : 0512-2597808, 2590465
Fax : 0512-2590465
E-Mail : [email protected]

Assistant Registrar (Legal & Coordination)
Telephone No.: 0512-2597261, 2597728


Deputy Registrar
Telephone No. : 0512-2597620
Fax : 0512-2590465

National Wind Tunnel Facility
Telephone No. : 0512-2597843, 2597293, 2597226(O)
Fax : 0512- 2597843

Placement Cell

Telephone No. : 0512-2597792, 22597476
Fax : 0512-2597264
E-mail: [email protected]

The largest industrial town of Uttar Pradesh is well connected with all the modes of transport viz the Railways, Roadways and the Airways.

How to Reach IIT Kanpur


To know your train to Kanpur click onto the Trains


To have a rough idea of the distance you need to cover on your way to Kanpur click on the Distance Chart


To locate your connectivity by air to Kanpur click on to Air Map

To locate the Institute please click onto Institute
For more information, click on to the Details

IIT Kanpur Fees and Fellowship

Fees for admission to different IIT Kanpur programs Fellowships for eligible candidates are given in this section.

One time payment2150
 Payable every semester  18312
 Refundable caution deposit 4000
 Total fees payable at the time of admission 24542


(I) Endowment for UG Scholarships :

Scholarship :

    • Minimum Rs. 1000/- pm for 10 months

Eligibility :

    1. Merit-cum-means (minimum CPI)
    2. Academic excellence (CPI and No Income Limit)
    3. Academic Excellence in particular department (CPI and No Income Limit)

Criteria : To be decided by the Senate Scholarships & Prizes Committee from time to time.

(II) Endowment for PG scholarships :

  1. Fellowship :

    1. Minimum Rs. 10000/- pm for entire year.
    2. Minimum Rs. 2000/- pm (research support) on top of Institute scholarship.

  2. International Travel Scholarship (to partially support participation in International Conferences, etc.).

Criteria : To be decided by the Senate Scholarships & Prizes Committee from time to time.

(III) Amount of Donation

Recommended endowment corpus to be given by donor = 20 times the annual value of scholarship.

This assumes 5% rate of return on investment. If rate of return is higher, the excess amount will be reinvested with corpus.

The amount of scholarship will be reviewed by Senate Scholarships & Prizes Committee from time to time.

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