Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - IIT Kanpur

Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

RWTHworldwide: Asia

Phone

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+49 241 80 90812

Email

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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: July to December
2nd semester: January to May

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

Sciences

Chemistry

Mathematics & Statistics

Physics

Earth Sciences

Economic Sciences

Management

Industrial & Management Engineering

Inter-disciplinary Programs

Cognitive Science

Environmental Engineering & Management

Photonics Science and Engineering Programme

Design Programme

Materials Science Programme

Nuclear Engineering & Technology

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

An English certificate from the RWTH Language Center called placement test counts as proof of language skills.

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

You can find further information on the application portal website.

 
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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