Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (also known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public engineering institution located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act.
Established in 1960 as one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology, the institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP
IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur offers degree and dual degree programmes at the Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Doctorate (Phd) level. The programmes offered are in the streams of Engineering and Technology, Science Management and Design. Besides this, the institute also offers various dual degree and multi-disciplinary programmes.
The BTech programmes offered by IIT Kanpur are in the following specialisations: