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.

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