Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Admission to Ph.D, M.Tech, M.Des for 2013-14

In this article you will find admission information about Indian Institute of Technology(IIT Kanpur) for the upcoming session 2013-14 in various m.Tech in Engineering courses. We have also compiled information about Ph.D, M.Tech, M.Des Courses offered by this institute, eligibility criteria for Admission and how to apply in Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Kanpur.

About IIT Kanpur in Uttarpradesh

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was estabished 1959 and given the status of Institute of national importance by the Govt of India. IIT Kanpur is an institute that provides opportunity for original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. IITK gives a pltform to students to become competent, motivated engineers and scientists. IIT Kanpur offeres great enviorment for encouraging growth and to celebrates freedom of thought. Recently, IIT Kanpur faculty Professor Ashok Sen has been given the very prestigious award of Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for the year 2013. He is a Professor in M.Sc Physics.

  • IIT Kanpur offers Ph.D in the following science subjects. The courses are Chemistry, Mathematics &Statistics and Physics.

  • PH.D in Humanities and Social Sciences offered by IIT Kanpur are English Literature and Linguistics, Philosophy, Economics, Psychology, Sociology.

  • M.Tech Courses
    Environmental Engineering and Management

  • M.Tech &Ph.D (Engineering) courses offered at IIT Kanpur are

    Aerospace Engineering
    Biological Science and Bio Engineering,
    Chemical Engineering,
    Civil Engineering,
    Computer Science & Engineering,
    Electrical Engineering,
    Material Science and Engineering,
    Materials Science.
    Photonic Science and Engineering,
    Mechanical Engineering,
    Nuclear Engineering and Technology,.

  • IIT Kanpur provides Masters of Design(M.Des) and Ph.D in Design also.

Eligibility criteria of Admission into various courses

Eligibilty to admission in to courses are defined by the relevant department.
Minimum Criteria for most M.Tech and Ph.D courses is B.Tech/M.Sc with a valid GATE score.

Interested candidate may need to apply for a screening test for Admission in M.Tech and Ph.D courses. Candidates willing to get admission may need to visit the relevant webpage of IIT Kanpur.

For M.Tech Admission valid GATE score is required.

Students selected for M.Tech and Ph.D may be provided financial assistance and scholarships. Sponsored and Part-time students can see the guidelines for Financial assistance.

Here are some of the M.Tech courses and their eligiblity criteria.

Eligibility for M.Tech in Aerospace Engineering

The students must have have B.E./B.Tech. degree in Aerospace / Aeronautical, Mechanical, Automobile, Production, Civil, Chemical, Naval Architecture, Electrical, Electronics / Electronics and Communication, Metallurgy / Metallurgy & Material Science, Instrumentation, Mechatronics. Alternatively four year BS degree in Physics, Mathematics or MSc degree in Physics, Mathematics and Engineering Physics along with valid GATE score can also apply. For more details candidates can visit

Eligibility to apply for M.Tech in Biological Science and Bio Engineering

The candidates need a Master's degree in any area of science (mathematics, physics, chemistry or life sciences) or Bachelor's degree in Technology/Engineering, Medicine (MBBS), Pharmaceutical (B.Pharm), Agricultural or Veterinary Sciences. Minimum 60% marks required in the qualifying degree. GATE score is not required for those who have M.B.B.S. degree. For more details visit

Eligibilty for admission into M.Des/Master of Design Program in IIT Kanpur

The applicants shouls have a B.Tech/B.E. degree in any discipline of Engineering. Candidates having B.Des and B.Arch degree with a valid GATE/CEED score can also apply.
The applicants need to have scored minimum of 55 percent marks and this should not be less than the minimum pass marks/CPI in their graduate degree.

The student will be seletced through interview and application process. Admission seekers can apply only ONLINE through within 18th March, 2013 - 8th April, 20.

How to apply

Candidates can apply online for admission at IIT Kanpur and downloading information brocure. Contact information regarding application related issues are email id, Phone: 0512-259 7199.

Last date of online application: The online application page will be available only from 18th March, 2013 to 8th April 2013. All certificate and relevant fees must be received by the concerned departments by 11th April 2013. Candidates applying to more than one department need to apply separately.

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