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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, the fourth oldest among the IITs is famous for pioneering science based engineering education in the country, thanks to the early association of nine top US universities during 1962-72. Besides making significant contributions in establishing high standards in higher education, it is known for cutting edge research in science, engineering and humanities. It has produced over 30000 illustrious alumni many of whom are pioneers in research, entrepreneurship and technology domain. IIT Kanpur promotes freedom of thought, concern for the environment, and cultivates ethical, human/societal values, and translation of scientific knowledge into viable technology. It holds the distinction of establishing the subject domains of computer and materials science in the country.

=300
2014
=271
2015
=302
2016
  • 36.70
    Overall Score
  • 36.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 49.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 64.2
    Citations per Faculty
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
51-100
2017
  • 73.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 78.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 71.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 68.7
    H-index Citations
52
2014
16
2014
=58
2015
18
2015
48
2016
22
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
52
2014
16
2014
=58
2015
18
2015
48
2016
22
2016
201+
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 82.00
    Overall Score
  • 94.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 96.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 98.4
    Papers per Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
420
International
4

Number of students

6,472
Postgraduate 48%
Undergraduate 52%

Number of international students

36
Postgraduate 72%
Undergraduate 28%
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