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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur was started in 1959 for offering various programs in Engineering, Management, Science and Design at undergraduate, postgraduate, Integrated and doctoral level. The Institute has 13 streams of Science and Engineering at Bachelor’s level and 25 stream of Design, Applied Science and Engineering at Master’s Level. Admission in IIT, Kanpur for B.Tech, B.Sc. and other integrated program is done through JEE Advances Score and through JAM for M.Sc. program.

  • 75% marks in 12th exam from any recognized board is required by the students to apply for B.Sc. or B.Tech program.
  • Admission to B.Sc. and B.Tech programs is based on JEE main Score.
  • B.Tech or B.Sc. or M.Sc. is required for applying to MS by Research or M.Tech programs.
  • GATE exam score is required for admission to MS by Research and M.Tech program.
  • CEED exam score is required for M.Des admissions.
  • Students will be selected based on the performance in CAT + GD + PI by IIT, Kanpur for MBA Admissions.
  • Reservation is set as per the Indian Government Norms.
  • Provisional Admission will be provided for the students in final year of the qualifying exam.
  • Students from India have to apply for the programs through online mode and foreign students must apply through offline mode.
  • The Application fee for the students is INR 400/-

IIT, Kanpur Admissions Highlights:

College

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Popular Name

IIT, Kanpur

Type

Autonomous Institute

Admission Basis

Entrance Based

Entrance Exam

JEE Main
JEE Advanced
GATE
JAM
CAT
CEED

Application Mode

Online

Counseling

National Level

Scholarship

Yes

 

IIT, Kanpur Important Dates:

Entrance Exam

Exam Date

JEE Main

2nd & 3rd Week of April

GATE

1st & 2nd Week of Feb

JEE Advanced

3rd Week of May

CEED

3rd Week of Jan

IIT JAM

2nd Week of Feb

IIT, Kanpur Application Dates for PG and Research Programs:

Particulars

Dates

Application Starts

2nd Week of March

Application Ends

1st Week of April

 

IIT, Kanpur B.Tech Admissions:

IIT is offering B.Tech program with eight specializations for four years of duration consisting eight semesters. The basic eligibility required is 10+2 or equivalent from any recognized board with at least 75% marks. The selection process will be based on JEE Mains Score followed by a JoSAA counseling.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Biological Sciences & Bio Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering

10+2 level exam with 75% marks from recognized board or in Top 20% in respective boards
JEE Main + JoSAA

 

IIT, Kanpur B.Tech Cut Off:

Category

Seat Pool

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Aerospace Engineering 

ST

Female-Only

917

917

OPEN

4371

5373

OBC-NCL

2685

2784

SC

596

596

OBC-NCL

Gender-Neutral

1070

1447

OPEN

1800

3174

ST

258

290

SC

545

812

OPEN

103

103

(PwD)

Biological Sciences and Bioengineering 

OPEN

Female-Only

5773

8136

SC

2588

2588

OBC-NCL

5576

6076

ST

Gender-Neutral

130P

233P

SC

1379

1735

OBC-NCL

2474

3316

OPEN

4588

5537

Chemical Engineering

OBC-NCL

Female-Only

2813

3050

SC

633

1369

ST

849

849

OPEN

3915

5808

OPEN

Gender-Neutral

1921

3171

ST

473

541

SC

542

887

OBC-NCL

863

1416

Civil Engineering

OPEN

Female-Only

6359

7103

SC

1199

1360

OBC-NCL

2908

3172

ST

325

450

OBC-NCL

Gender-Neutral

730

1587

OPEN

2229

3707

OPEN

27P

55P

(PwD)

SC

423

698

ST

176

216

Computer Science and Engineering 

SC

Female-Only

85

240

OPEN

5

5

(PwD)

ST

199

199

OBC-NCL

208

287

OPEN

427

576

OBC-

Gender-Neutral

5

5

NCL(PwD)

ST

27

49

OBC-NCL

77

145

OPEN

103

213

OPEN

6

7

(PwD)

SC

33

74

SC (PwD)

4

4

Electrical Engineering 

SC

Female-Only

550

769

OBC-NCL

500

1399

ST

268

268

OPEN

1299

2001

SC

Gender-Neutral

116

216

OBC-NCL

182

484

ST

72

141

OBC-

26

26

NCL(PwD)

OPEN

59

73

(PwD)

OPEN

324

803

Materials Science and Engineering 

OPEN

Female-Only

6205

7724

OBC-NCL

4718

5873

ST

416P

416P

SC

2176

2176

OPEN

Gender-Neutral

3230

4549

SC

1006

1465

OBC-NCL

1624

2337

ST

740

814

Mechanical Engineering 

SC

Female-Only

543

1042

OPEN

2820

4056

ST

417

467

OBC-NCL

2004

2289

OPEN

Gender-Neutral

909

1611

ST

107

196

OBC-NCL

551

711

OPEN

70

106

(PwD)

SC

262

414

 

IIT, Kanpur B.Sc. Admissions:

The Institute is offering B.Sc. program for the students with just one specialization for 3 years duration. The basic eligibility as set by the institute for admissions process is 10+2 or equivalent exam with 6 CPI from any recognized board. The selection process for the B.Sc. program admission will be based on JEE Main score followed by JoSAA counseling.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Chemistry

10+2 with 6 CPI from recognized board

JEE Main + JoSAA Counseling

 

IIT, Kanpur B.Sc. Cut Off:

Category

Seat Pool

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Chemistry

SC

Female-Only

1667

1667

OBC-NCL

6702

6905

OPEN

8304

11122

ST

Gender-Neutral

571P

638P

SC

1809

2087

OPEN

5155

7213

OBC-NCL

2886

4200

Economics

SC

Female-Only

2007

2007

OPEN

4445

5499

OBC-NCL

2509

3261

OBC-NCL

Gender-Neutral

1117

1571

OPEN

1585

2718

ST

801

21P

SC

644

1067

Mathematics and Scientific Computing

OBC-NCL

Female-Only

819

1306

ST

662P

662P

OPEN

1420

1956

SC

426

426

ST

Gender-Neutral

481

572

OPEN

358

874

SC

245

567

OBC-NCL

251

541

OPEN

46

46

(PwD)

Physics

OBC-NCL

Female-Only

2617

2617

OPEN

3141

9113

SC

2144

2144

ST

Gender-Neutral

885

893

SC

872

1808

OPEN

1290

3586

OBC-NCL

1676

2838

Earth Sciences

OBC-NCL

Female-Only

6317

6317

OPEN

8682

11118

SC

2752

2752

OPEN

Gender-Neutral

4982

8104

OBC-NCL

2370

4351

ST

426P

537P

SC

1050

2053

 

IIT, Kanpur M.Tech Admissions:

M.Tech program offered in the Institute is having fourteen specializations for a period of four years. The basic eligibility criteria are B.Tech or B.Sc. or M.Sc. with minimum marks from any recognized university. The students will be shortlisted for admission based on the score in GATE followed by a written test and Personal interview conducted by the Institute.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Biological Science & Bio Engineering

Civil Engineering

Earth Sciences

Environmental Engineering & Management

Materials Sciences & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Photonics Science & Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Industrial & Management Engineering

Materials Science Program

Nuclear Engineering & Technology

B.Tech or B.Sc. Or M.Sc. With minimum marks
GATE score + Written Test + PI

 

 

IIT, Kanpur M.Sc. Admissions:

The M.Sc. program is provided for the students by the Institute with four specializations for two years duration. The basic eligibility required is Bachelor’s Degree in applicable discipline with at least 55% marks from any recognized university. The students will be shortlisted for admissions based on the score in JAM exam followed by Written Test and Personal interview conducted by the Institute.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Chemistry

Statistics

Physics

Mathematics

Bachelor's Degree with at least 55% marks in relevant stream from recognized University
JAM + Written Test + PI

 

IIT, Kanpur MS by Research Admissions:

Seven specializations are offered in MS by Research program by the Institute. The students must have basic eligibility of B.Tech or B.Sc. or M.Sc. with minimum marks from any recognized university to apply for admissions. The students opting MS by Research in Computer Science & Engineering will have to hold B.Sc. degree with at least 75% marks. Shortlisting process for admissions will be done based on the score obtained in GATE exam followed by eth performance in Written Test and PI.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Environmental Engineering & Management

Photonics Science & Engineering

B.Tech or B.Sc. Or M.Sc. With minimum marks
GATE + Written Test + PI

 

IIT, Kanpur M.Des. Admissions:

M.Des program is conducted for a period of two years for the students with basic eligibility of B.Tech or B.Des from IIT with at least 7 CPI OR B.Arch or B.Ds or B.Tech or BID with 55% marks or NID professional Design Diploma with 55% marks from any recognized university. The students will be selected for admission based on the score in CEED exam followed by Written Test and PI round.

Course

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

M.Des

B.Tech or B.Des with 7 CPI from IIT or B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Des or BID with 55% marks or Design from NID with 55% or 6 CPI marks from recognized University
CEED + Written Test + PI

 

IIT, Kanpur MBA Admissions:

MBA program is offered by the Institute with just one specialization for two years duration. The program requires a basic eligibility of Bachelor’s Degree in applicable discipline with 60% marks from any recognized university. The students will be admitted based on the marks obtained in CAT exam and performance in Written Test + GD + PI.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Industrial & Management Engineering

Bachelor's Degree in applicable discipline with 60% marks
CAT + Written Test + GD + PI

 

IIT, Kanpur Integrated Programs Admissions:

The institute is providing integrated programs for the students in several specializations. The students are supposed to have the basic eligibility in accordance with the program to apply for admissions. The selection process for M.Sc. + Ph.D. will be based on Jam exam score followed by Written Test and PI round. Other programs Selection will be based on JEE Main score followed by JoSAA counseling.

Course

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Physics)

B.Tech. + M.Tech.

B.S. + M.S.

B.S. + M.Tech.

B.Tech. + M.S.

B.Tech. + M.Des

B.S. + M.Des.

B.Tech. + MBA

B.S. + MBA

Relevant Qualifying Exam with 60% marks or 6 CPI from recognized University
M.Sc. + Ph.D. - JAM + Written Test  + Interview
Others - JEE Main + JoSAA Counseling

 

IIT, Kanpur Ph.D. Admissions:

The Institute is offering Ph.D. program in Engineering, Science and Humanities stream with different specializations in each. The students must meet the basic eligibility criteria in order to apply for the program. The selection process for the program will be based in the entrance exam score followed by a written test and interview conducted by IIT, Kanpur.

Specializations

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Biological Sciences & Bio Engineering

Civil Engineering

Industrial & Management Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Material Science & Engineering

M.Tech
or
B.Tech or B.Sc. With 75% marks and GATE score
or
M.Sc. With 65% marks, 1st division in bachelor's Degree and JRF or 95% in GATE
students with B.Tech or B.Des or B.Arch or M.SC. Must have GATE score or must be NET or JRF qualified.

GATE + Written Test + PI by IIT Kanpur

Chemistry

Mathematics & Statistics

Physics

Earth Sciences

Psychology

Fine Arts

Sociology

Master Degree in applicable stream or B.Tech or B.Sc. Or M.SC. With minimum marks
must be qualified in GATE or JRF or NET
OR M.Sc. Or MA from IITS with 8 CPI
GATE + Written Test + PI by IIT Kanpur

 

IIT, Kanpur Application Process:

The students have to apply through a centralized process of admission held by JoSAA based on JEE score for B.Tech and B.Sc. programs. The students applying for Ph.D. or PG program can visit the Institute website and submit eth filled application form by paying INR 400/- through Credit or Debit card or Net Banking.

Live Application Form 2020

Reviews

Asked question about eligibility criteria & admission procedure of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Q
Can I know what is the admission procedure ??
31-Oct-2018 05:43:07 asked by ayur

Hi,

Admission Procedure IIT Kanpur is:

The minimum tutorial qualification for showing in JEE may be a pass within the final of 10+2 system or its equivalent.
Admissions to BTech programmes offered by IIT Kanpur will be based on the following details 

  • Firstly, aspirants ought to qualify JEE Main. Top 2.4 lakh students who clear JEE Main are going to be eligible for JEE Advanced.
  • If aspirants clear the primary stage i.e. JEE Main, they have to seem for JEE Advanced. Admissions are going to be supported based on the rank obtained in JEE Advanced.
  • When JEE Advanced results square measure declared, students ought to seem for JoSAA Counselling.
Q
Minimum marks one should get to get into this college ??
08-Mar-2018 05:30:55 asked by Himasmita das

Hi Himasmita,

IIT Kanpur B.TECH eligibility or the minimum marks required in IIT Kanpur is:

IIT Kanpur B.TECH eligibility is:

  • For all the IIT aspirants have to sit for JEE Main and afterwards, JEE Advanced for IIT Kanpur B.TECH admission 
  • And only the top 150,000 scores in JEE Main will become eligible to sit for JEE advanced based on this IIT Kanpur B.TECH admission is done

IIT Kanpur B.TECH eligibility marks required is:

  • The candidates must have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th Class Examination conducted by respective boards
  • For SC/ST students, there shall be a relaxation of 5% in this criterion for admission of B.TECH in IIT Kanpur
  • Aadhar card is mandatory for all the Indian citizens who are taking JEE
Q
seeking admission for b,tech in IIT Kanpur?
07-Mar-2018 17:58:37 asked by himasmita das

Hi Himasmita,

IIT Kanpur Admission for B.TECH and the eligibility for B.TECH in IIT Kanpur.

Eligibility for B.TECH in IIT Kanpur

  • The aspirants who have secured at least 75% marks in class 12th examination conducted by the respective boards are eligible for B.Tech admission in IIT Kanpur.

IIT Kanpur B.Tech admission 

  • The Admissions for B.Tech in IIT Kanpur are made through Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (JEE-Advanced).
Q
cutoff for B.TECH in Kanpur for JEE-Advance?
07-Mar-2018 17:56:37 asked by Himasmita Das
Hi Himasmita,
The cutoff for B.TECH in IIT Kanpur for JEE-Advance is:
  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering for General in OR is 104 and in CR is 203
  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering for Schedule Caste in OR is 37 and in CR is 75
  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering for Schedule Tribe in OR is 31 and in CR is 48
  • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering for General in OR is 917 and in CR is 1335
  • B.Tech Civil Engineering for General in OR is 1718 and in CR is 3356
  • B.Tech Aerospace Engineering for General in OR is 1474 and in CR is 2915
  • B.Tech Aerospace Engineering for Schedule Caste in OR is 537 and in CR is 715
Based on the previous year cutoff this year IIT Kanpur for JEE-Advance cutoff in is been evaluated.
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