About IIT Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established
by of government of India. The Institue began functioning in the borrowed building
of Hurcourt butter technological Institue in 1959 with 100 students and a small
faculty. Now the Institute has a big infrasture, and it is rapidly gaining a legendary
reputation. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is engaged in carrying out original
research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. It imparts
training to students so that they become competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
The institute celebrates freedom of thought , cultivates vision and encourage growth
, but also incluclates human values and concern for the enviornment and the society.
IIT Kanpur is located on GT Road about 16 km west of Kanpur city. It is 12 km from
Railway station [Kanpur Junction] and 100 km from Amousi (Lucknow) airport. IIT
Kanpur Campus: Spread over 1055 acres of land offered by UP Government. It is a
residential campus offering accommodation to all the faculty, about 700 support
staff, and students. The campus has all the amenities for developing the personal,
social and academic skills of the community.
For more information visit http://www.iitk.ac.in ( Information taken from authentic