Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - IIT Kanpur

Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

Head of Team Asia and Africa

Phone

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+49 241 80 90812

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IIT Kanpur for short, is one of the leading technical universities in India. It was founded in 1959 with the support of a consortium of nine leading American research universities. This support stemmed from the Kanpur Indo-American Programme, KIAP for short. Today approximately 5,000 students study at IIT Kanpur.

IIT Kanpur is located in Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The campus is located 15 kilometers west of Kanpur and is about four square kilometers.

 
General Information

Country

India

City

Kanpur

Founded

1959

Number of Students

5,000

Websites

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

International Office at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

five

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: August 1 to the end of November
2nd semester: January 1 to the end of April

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological Sciences & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial & Management Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Humanities

  • Humanities & Social Sciences

Management

  • Industrial & Management Engineering

Science

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics & Statistics

Programmes

  • Laser Technology
  • Masters of Design
  • Materials Science Programme
  • Nuclear Engineering & Technology

Facilities

  • Computer Centre
  • Facility for Ecological & Analytical Testing, kurz FEAT
  • National Wind Tunnel Facility NWTF Centres
  • Advanced Centre for Material Science
  • Centre for Mechatronics
  • Computer Aided Design Laboratory

Course Offerings

All courses are held in English

Module Catalogues for the Courses of Study

Foreign Language Program

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application Very good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills
TOEFL is not required
Abitur certificate or certificate from the Language Center is required

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15: 1-2 semesters starting the winter semester of the upcoming academic year

August 15: 1 semester starting the summer semester of the upcoming academic year – only for allocation of remaining spots

 
Financing
Tuition Fees

Tuition fees waived

There is a semester fee of 250 US dollars.

Average Cost of Living 300 to 400 euros
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations Support from the partner university: Yes
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports There are no experience reports available.
Additional Information

Foreign Office

DAAD

India

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