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IIT Kanpur Placements

The IIT Kanpur(IITK) has successfully completed Phase 1 of placement season 2022-23. A total of 1128 students accepted job offers including 208 pre-placement offers. More than 250 companies participated in the IIT Kanpur placement drive 2022-23, of which 5+ startups, participated in phase 1 campus hiring and offered 1200 jobs.  74 international offers were also made during IIT Kanpur placements. 

The IIT Kanpur highest salary package (domestic) offered is Rs 1.9 Crores. Overall 33 offers above INR 1 Cr have been received from various international and national organisations during the IIT Kanpur placements 2022-2023. The details of the IIT Kanpur placement process are given below.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Placement Process

  • Students need to register with the Point of Contact (PoC), appointed through students’ placement offices or placement coordinators on the Recruitment Automation System (RAS).

  • Next, students have to fill out a Job Announcement Form (JAF)/Internship Proforma (IP) and share the profile details.

  • After the verification of details, job/internship openings are made visible on the portal by the PoC team.

  • After that, students are required to upload their resumes on the RAS.

  • With mutual consent from the placement team, companies conduct their PPT and tests/screening process.

  • Students shortlisted on the basis of their resume, have to appear for the interview process.

  • After the screening process, a list of selected and waitlisted candidates is released at the end of the interview.

  • Finally, selected students are given the offer letters.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Placement Statistics 2024

The details of the placement statistics of IIT Kanpur are given below in tabular format.

IIT Kanpur Placement Highlights 2022-2023


Placement Statistics

Number of companies visiting campus


Number of startup companies


Number of job offers accepted by students


Number of international offers


Highest domestic CTC

Rs 1.9 Crores

IIT Kanpur NIRF Placements 2023


UG Placement Statistics

PG Placement Statistics

Number of students graduating in minimum stipulated time



Number of students placed



Median salary package of placed graduates

Rs 22,07,000

Rs 15,27,000

Number of students selected for Higher Studies



Note: The above data has been taken from the official website of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.


Engineering and Architecture




2 Years

Statistics for Academic Year 2022

First year total students intake 956
Total students admitted 953
Total Graduated Students 772
Total Placed Students 583
Placement Percentage 94.95
Total student gone for higher studies 158
Median Salary 15.29 L

Placement yearly trends

Placement Percentage
Source Data NIRF 2023

Key takeaways from IIT Kanpur's Placement Statistics

  • The Placement Percentage of IIT Kanpur has increased by 35.95 %
  • The Median salary of IIT Kanpur has decreased by 15.7 %

Students Review for IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur - Phenomenal Placements

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IIT Kanpur (IITK) is known for placements. The placements of IIT Kanpur has been outstanding. The average placement package offered is approximately 20 lakhs per annum and the highest package offered is Rs 4 crore per annum.

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Overall good college life with good placement

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IIT Kanpur is best in terms of placements. Almost 90 percent students gets placed every year in good and renouned companies. Placement cell is also very much active. The highest package being offered is 1.2 Crores.

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Have a question related to IIT Kanpur ?

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


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

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 -

IIT Kanpur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Who are the topmost recruiters of IIT Kanpur?

Top international and domestic companies visit IIT Kanpur campus for the recruitment every year. Top recruiters like Axtria, EXL, Graviton, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Intel, Microsoft, OLA, Rubrik, Samsung, Quadeye, Uber, Tiger Analytics visited IIT Kanpur campus for the recruitment drive.

2: Is IIT Kanpur good for placements?

Every year IIT Kanpur has exceptional placement providing both international and domestic offers to the students. IIT Kanpur has a Students’ Placement Office (SPO) that acts as a facilitator for all the placement and recruiting related processes. Student training, resume shortlisting, infrastructure arrangements, hospitality, conducting screening tests, scheduling and conducting job interviews are the various services provided by the institute SPO in coordination with the Career Development Cell (CDC).

3: What is highest package in IIT Kanpur?

According to the IIT Kanpur placement report 2022-23, a total of 74 international offers were made, and the highest CTC offered is Rs 1.9Cr which has been received by the IIT Kanpur graduates. Top recruiters like Axtria, EXL, Graviton, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Intel, Microsoft, OLA, Rubrik, Samsung, Quadeye, Uber, and Tiger Analytics visited the IIT Kanpur campus for the recruitment drive.

4: Who are the recruiters of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur?

Some of the recruiters of the institute are Adobe Systems, ITC Limited, Microsoft, Oracle, Zest Money, Texas Instruments, Samsung, etc.

5: What are the various recruitment phases of IIT Kanpur?

The IIT Kanpur recruitment process is conducted in two phases: phase 1 in December and phase 2 in January.

6: Is the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur placement conducted on-campus?

Yes, the institute placement is conducted on-campus.

7: Does the IIT Kanpur placement office provide placement training?

Yes, the institute placement office provides placement training like soft-skills development programmes, resume preparation workshops, personality development programmes, aptitude training, group discussions, mock interviews, etc.

8: Does IIT Kanpur provide placement assistance?

Yes, the institute provides placement assistance with the help of Students’ Placement Office (SPO) in coordination with the Career Development Cell (CDC).


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