To create, disseminate, and translate knowledge in science, engineering, and allied disciplines that will best serve the society.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The aim of the Institute is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation for the industrial growth of the country. The Institute began functioning in the borrowed building of Harcourt Butler Technological Institute in 1959 with 100 students and a small faculty. The Institute now has its own sprawling residential campus, about 2255 undergraduate and 1476 postgraduate students, 309 faculty and more than 900 supporting staff.
1. The Students Placement Office (SPO) is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff & students and handles all aspects of placements at IIT Kanpur.
2. The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is well known for its academic excellence and is often considered as the first stop for a large number of industries and other organizations for recruiting undergraduate and post-graduate students.
3. The Department of Industrial and Management Engineering was ranked 17 among management schools in India by NIRF in 2018.
4. In India, among engineering colleges, it ranked third by India Today in 2017, fourth in India by Outlook India and fifth by The Week. It was ranked fifth among engineering colleges in India by the NIRF in 2018, and seventh overall.