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    IIT Kanpur Admission Process

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur(IITK) offers admissions at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Aspiring students can IIT Kanpur admission at a total of 108 degree courses like BE/B.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, Ph.D and more. Admission at IIT Kanpur is done based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance examination. 

    For IIT Kanpur UG Courses admission, candidates must have valid JEE Advanced scores while for admission to the IIT Kanpur MBA course, students must have a valid CAT score. There are different entrance examinations for different PG courses. IIT Kanpur admissions for the PG course are done based on performance in GATE/ CEED/ JAM/ JMET. Then the candidate must attend the counselling process, followed by document verification and fee payment. The candidate must meet IIT Kanpur eligibility criteria to apply for the courses.

    How to fill out the IIT Kanpur application form?

    • The candidates must visit the official website to apply for the desired course.

    • Then, fill out the IIT Kanpur application form with the necessary details.

    • The next stage of the IIT Kanpur application procedure is to scan and upload the required documents.

    • Then submit the application form after paying IIT Kanpur fees.

    IIT Kanpur Login Details

    The candidates can log in to a student portal login on the official website with a given username and password oag.iitk.ac.in/studiitk/. The candidate must enter the username and password to proceed with the next step. The IIT Kanpur log-in portal consists of the admission status, examination cell, academic details, placement details, and many other details.

    Which IIT Kanpur course are you interested in?

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur offers B.Tech and B.S at UG level while M.Tech, MS, M.Sc, M.Des and MBA are offered at PG level. Candidates satisfying the IIT Kanpur selection criteria can fill out the application form. Details of IIT Kanpur admissions process are given below. 

    IIT Kanpur UG Admissions 2024

    The college offers B.Tech and B.S. at the undergraduate level. All the UG Courses are offered in full-time mode only. The details of the IIT Kanpur UG eligibility criteria along with the seat intake are given below in the tabular format.

     IIT Kanpur UG Courses Selection Criteria 

    Course

    Seat Intake 

    IIT Kanpur Selection Criteria 

    B.E/B.Tech

    918

    The candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Maths and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.

    +JEE Advanced

    B.S

    281

     Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur UG Admission Process 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur UG eligibility criteria.

    • The candidate must appear and qualify JEE Mains and JEE  Advanced examinations.

    • After the declaration of the results, if the candidate meets the cutoff then he/she can register for the JoSAA counselling.

    • Then, the candidate must select IIT Kanpur as the preferred college and preference courses must also be filled.

    • Then seats will be allotted to the candidates based on their performance in the entrance examination.

    • The provisional admission will be confirmed once the candidate submits the documents for verification and pays IIT Kanpur fees.

    IIT Kanpur PG Admissions 2024

    The institute offers M.Tech, M.S., M.Des, M.Sc, and M.B.A. at the postgraduate level.  The duration of the PG course lasts for 2 years. 

     IIT Kanpur PG Selection Criteria 

    Course

    Seat Intake 

    IIT Kanpur Selection Criteria 

    M.Tech

    25

    The candidate must have 4 years of bachelor’s degree or master's degree in the relevant streams with a minimum 55% mark or 5.5 CPI 

    + valid GATE score. 

    M.S by Research Cyber Security

    N/A

    The candidate must have a minimum of 75% marks/7.5 CPI in B.Sc. or equivalent. 

    +valid GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET score 

    M.S by Research Aerospace Engineering

    The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science or a master’s degree in Science with a minimum of 55% marks or 5.5 CPI


    M.S by Research Electrical Engineering/M.S by Research Mechanical Engineering 

    M.S by Research Cognitive Science

    The candidate must have a B.E/B.Tech/B.S/M.B.B.S with a minimum of 60% marks or 6 CPI. 

    +GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET/COGJET

    M.Sc.

    The candidate must have passed a B.Sc. degree in the relevant streams.

    +Valid JAM

    M.Des.

    The candidate must have a bachelor's degree in engineering or a 4-year bachelor's degree in science, Design or Architecture with a minimum of 55% marks or 5.5 CPI 

    +valid GATE/CEED score 

    M.B.A

    The candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks/6.0 CPI.

    +Must have appeared for CAT hand secure a valid score 

    IIT Kanpur Admission Process: M.Tech and M.S. 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur PG eligibility criteria.

    • The candidate has to apply and qualify for the GATE examination. 

    • If the candidate meets the GATE cutoff then the candidate should register for counselling conducted by COAP.

    • Then the candidate must select IIT Kanpur as the preferred institute.

    • Some of the candidates can also be called for written tests and interviews.

    • For the candidates with M.B.B.S. degrees as well as for the B.Tech. graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech are exempted from GATE. 

    • Then seat allocation will be done based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance examination.

    • Finally, the candidates must submit the documents for verification and pay IITK fees. 

    IIT Kanpur M.Des Admission Process

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur M.Des eligibility criteria.

    • The candidate has to apply and qualify for the CEED examination. 

    • If the candidate meets the CEED Cutoff then the candidate can apply for the counselling process.

    • Then the candidate must select IIT Kanpur as the preferred institute.

    • Some of the candidates can also be called for written tests and interviews.

    • Then seat allocation will be done based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance examination.

    • Finally, the candidates must submit the documents for verification and pay fees to complete the IIT Kanpur admission procedure. 

    IIT Kanpur M.B.A. Admission Process 

    • To get admission, candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur M.B.A. eligibility criteria.

    • Then the candidates have to appear and meet the IIT Kanpur CAT cutoff. 

    • Then the shortlisted candidates participate in interviews and/ or group discussions.

    • The final IIT Kanpur admissions are done based on the performance in CAT and interview and/or group discussions. 

    • At last, the candidates must submit their documents for verification and pay IIT Kanpur fees.

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur M.Sc. Admission Process 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur M.Sc. eligibility criteria.

    • Then the candidates must appear and qualify for the JAM examination.

    • If the candidates meet the cutoff, then the candidate must apply for admission by filling out the online admission form.

    • The IIT Kanpur admissions are done based on the performance of the candidate in the JAM.

    • Finally, the selected candidates must submit the documents for verification and pay IIT Kanpur fees.

    IIT Kanpur Dual Degree Admissions 2024

    The institute offers dual degrees like M.Sc. and Ph.D in Physics, B.S. and M.B.A., B.Tech and M.Tech and many more. The duration of the dual courses lasts for 5 years. 

    IIT Kanpur Dual degree Selection Criteria 

    Course

    IIT Kanpur Selection Criteria

    B.S M.S

    The candidate must have qualified 10+2 or equivalent.

    +

    JEE Advanced,

    B.Tech M.Tech 

    M.Sc. Ph.D Physics

    The candidate must have B.Sc degree in the relevant stream.

    +

    Valid JAM score

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Admission Process: B.S. M.S and B.Tech M.Tech 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur eligibility criteria.

    • The candidate must appear and qualify JEE Advanced examinations.

    • And after the declaration of the results if the candidate meets the cutoff then he/she can register for the JoSAA counselling.

    • Then the candidate must select IIT Kanpur as the preferred institute and preference courses must also be filled.

    • Then seats will be allotted to the candidates based on their performance in the entrance examination.

    • The provisional admission will be confirmed once the candidate submits the documents for verification and pay IIT Kanpur admission fees.

    IIT Kanpur M.Sc Ph.D. Admission Process 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur eligibility criteria.

    • Then the candidates must appear and qualify for the JAM examination.

    • If the candidates meet the cutoff, then the candidate must apply for admission by filling out the online admission form.

    • The IIT Kanpur B.S. M.Sc. selection process is done based on the performance of the candidate in the JAM.

    • Finally, the selected candidates must submit the documents for verification and pay IIT Kanpur admission fees.

    IIT Kanpur Ph.D Admissions 2024

    The institute offers 18 courses at the doctoral level. All the Ph.D. courses are offered in full-time mode and the courses last for 6 years.

    IIT Kanpur PhD Selection Criteria 

    Course

    IIT Kanpur Selection Criteria

    Ph.D Engineering

    The candidate must have a Master's Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 55% marks or 5.5 CPI 

    Or

    The candidate must have a Master's Degree in Science with a minimum 65% marks or 6.5 CPI and first division in bachelor's degree and JRF/ GATE with 95 percentile or higher.


    Ph.D Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

    The candidate must have passed the master’s degree or bachelor’s degree with a minimum 75% mark/7.5 CPI

    Ph.D Sciences

    The candidate must have passed the master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science with a minimum 55% mark or 5.5 CPI

    Ph.D Humanities and Social Sciences

    The candidate must have passed a master’s degree in the relevant streams with a minimum of 55% mark or 5.5 CPI

    Ph.D Design

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Ph.D Admission Process 

    • The candidates must meet the IIT Kanpur eligibility criteria.

    • Then the candidates must appear for the GATE/UGC/CSIR.

    • The shortlisted candidates should then appear for the interview.

    • The IIT Kanpur admissions are done based on the performance of the candidate in the written test and interview.

    • The candidates must submit the documents for verification and pay IIT Kanpur fees.

    IIT Kanpur Counselling Procedure

    For admissions to B.Tech and B.Arch programmes, the IIT Kanpur counselling process is done through JOSAA/CSAB Counselling. For IIT Kanpur admissions to PG programmes, candidates must attend the respective IIT Kanpur counselling process. The counselling for Ph.D programmes is conducted after completion of the entrance examination.

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Admissions- Document Required 

    • Passport size photograph

    • Degree certificate

    • 10th marks sheet

    • 12th marks sheet

    • Scorecard of the Entrance Examination 

    • Caste certificate

    The above-mentioned documents must be submitted for verification to conform to IIT Kanpur admission.

    How can I prepare for admission to IIT Kanpur?

    • Select appropriate books for your preparation: Look for books that are suggested by teachers and books that clearly and concisely explain ideas. NCERT books are a great resource for developing fundamental concepts.

    • Refer to previous years’ papers and mock tests: For students to obtain a sense of the exam format, previous year's papers and JEE mock exams are important resources. Completing practice exams also helps students identify areas for improvement and gain confidence in their preparation.

    • Time Management: Check for the chapter-wise weightage of the JEE Main topics. Utilise your most active hours for exploring demanding topics.

    • Keep revising the topics. 

    IIT Kanpur Results

    Students can visit the official website to check the IIT Kanpur results. To check the IIT Kanpur results, candidates must first log in to the student portal and enter their credentials. Candidates should click on the respective branch and semester to proceed with the next stage of results.

    IIT Kanpur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: How can i get admission at IIT Kanpur?

    The candidates should meet the IIT Kanpur eligibility criteria and the eligible candidates can apply by visiting the official website. Before applying for IIT Kanpur admissions the candidates should appear for the relevant entrance examination. The IIT Kanpur admissions are done based on the scores obtained in the entrance examination and the qualifying examination.

    2: Does IIT Kanpur offer scholarships to its students?

    Yes, IIT Kanpur offers scholarships to the students. IIT Kanpur offers scholarships on various scholarships that are merit cum means scholarship, INSPIRE Scholarship in which students receive an annual scholarship of Rs.30,000 per semester (Rs. 60,000 annually), along with a research grant of Rs.20,000, Donor Scholarships, Free-Basic-Mess Scholarship, External Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, Academic Excellence Awards.

    3: Which entrance exam do I need to qualify for MBA admissions at IIT Kanpur?

    Candidates who want to pursue MBA from IIT Kanpur need to qualify CAT with score of 85 percentile and above for general,EWS and OBC (NCL) applicants. Students from SC and ST category need to secure CAT score of 75 percentile and above. Shortlisting of the applicants based on eligibility conditions and CAT score. There will be only one shortlist.

    4: How can I apply IIT Kanpur?

    To apply for the IIT Kanpur, candidates need to fill the Joint Entrance Examnination(JEE) application form. Applicants need to appear for JEE Mains exam first. Those who will get qualified and meet the cut-off to appear for JEE Advance can register for JEE Advance exam and appear for the examination. IIT Kanpur publishes JEE Advance cut-off list and candidates who meet the JEE Advance cut-off can appear for JoSAA counselling and complete the admission procedure.

    5: Does IIT Kanpur accept JEE Main score?

    No, IIT Kanpur accepts only JEE Advance for the B.Tech admissions. Candidates who only appeared for JEE Mains exam are not considered for any of the IITs. Every year, one of the IITs conducts JEE Advance examination which is the entrance test for the B.Tech programme.

    6: Can I get admission in IIT Kanpur without jee?

    Depends on which course you are applying for. For B.Tech, JEE marks are mandatory. Students who will qualify JEE Advance, only they have chance to get shortlisted for II Kanpur B.Tech admissions. However, JEE is not important for those students who want to pursue M.Tech, management courses, designing courses, MA, M.Sc .

    7: What is the selection process for the Ph.D programme at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur?

    For the Ph.D programme admission, the institute selects candidates on the basis of written test and interview.

    8: In which mode can I fill the IIT Kanpur application form?

    Candidates have to fill the institute application form in online mode.

    9: What are the various M.Sc. programme specialisations available at IIT Kanpur?

    The various M.Sc. programme specialisations available at the institute are: chemistry, mathematics, physics and statistics.

    10: What are the documents required for admission at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur?

    The following documents are required for admission at the institute: marksheets and certificates of all previous examinations, transfer and migration certificates, character certificate, DOB certificate, ID proof, Aadhar card and passport size photographs.

    Student Reviews for IIT Kanpur

    College Infrastructure: 4.7/5
    Academics: 4.5/5
    Placements: 4.4/5
    Value for Money: 3.3/5
    Campus Life: 4.7/5

    VERY GOOD

    Academics

    Professors at IITK are highly experienced and qualified, excelling both as educators and professionals. The up-to-date course curriculum emphasizes practical knowledge alongside theoretical understanding. Exams are manageable with effective study habits and proper time manage

    High quality research facilities and faculty

    Verified Review

    Academics

    It should be obvious that the academics at IITK is comparable to other top universities in the world. The verbatim is that, "IITK ke academics karne ke baad USA me bhi courses easy lagenge". So, be assured that you would be a well rounded, well educated person upon graduating from here.

    World class, top tier, awesome place to build your career

    Verified Review

    Academics

    IIT Kanpur, being a top tier university in India, and among other universities worldwide, has outstanding academics environment. The teacher to student ratio is at par with the top colleges in the world. The quality of education is very high. The curriculum gets updated every decade for appropriate needs of the industry and academia.

    Have a question related to IIT Kanpur ?

    Hi, What is the cutoff of computer science in IIT Kanpur?

    Hello,

    As per the IIT Kanpur cutoff 2023, the Round 1 and the Last Round closing ranks for B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering were 215 and 238, respectively for the General All India category candidates, so a candidate scoring anything near this can expect IIT Kanpur.

    Hope this helps you,

    Thank you

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    How much has to get in jee advanced to get free in IIT BOMBAY,IIT KANPUR,IIT KANPUR

    Hello Aspirant,

    There is no concept of getting a free seat in IITs . You need to clear jee advanced to get into these colleges . And you need to be under atleast 2-3k to get a good branch in these IITs in these colleges.

    The cut offs although varies a bit depending upon the certain factors such as number of candidates appearing in the examination, previous year cutoffs and difficulty level of the paper.

    what is the cutoff for MS admissions for ME at IIT Kanpur? i have 615 gate score and 66.68 btech%

    Hello Siddharth,

    Considering you as a general category candidate and as you want to take admission in IIT KANPUR for M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering so let me tell you that your all India rank should be under 3k only then you would be able to take admission in IIT Kanpur.

    However the cut offs doesn't only depend on the difficulty level of the examination but it also depends on number of seats available in the college, previous year cut offs .

    To get knowledge about the cut offs for previous years you can check out the link given below -

    https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/gate-cutoff-for-iit-kanpur

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