IIT Kanpur provides various facilities to its students including, a library, sports complex, and cafeteria. The college also has boys' and girls' hostels and also has various labs for the students. In addition to this, the institute also air-conditioned classrooms, and a gym and it also provides a shuttle service to its students.

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Infrastructure/Facilities

  • Library

    IITK has an excellent well-equipped air conditioned library having high bandwidth computer network enabled with for accessing library e-resources round the clock from anywhere.It has a collection 274,362 books,1955 journals.

  • Hostel

    Hostels are well equipped with facilities like TV Room, Reading Room, Mess Facility, Sports Amenities like a Basketball court, a football field, a badminton court and a Volleyball court, a Computer Center and Canteen.

    Boys HostelSingle Occupancy|Shared Rooms|In-Campus Hostel, Girls HostelSingle Occupancy|Shared Rooms|In-Campus Hostel
  • Sports Complex
    Available Facilities:
    Badminton Court|Basketball Court|Cricket Ground|Football Ground|Squash Court|Swimming Pool|Tennis Court|Volleyball Court|Skating Rings
  • Labs
    Available Facilities:
    Civil Engineering Lab|Chemistry Lab|Computer Lab|Design Lab|Electrical Lab|Electronics Lab|Language Lab|Mechanical Lab|Physics Lab|Aircraft Structures Lab|Aeromodeling Lab|Structural Engineering Lab|Control Systems Lab|Microwave Circuits Lab|Biomaterial Processing and Characterization Lab|High Temperature Fuel Cell Lab|Economics Lab|Fine Arts Lab|Psychology Lab|HSS Research Lab
  • Cafeteria
    Gym
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Wi-Fi Campus
    Shuttle Service
    Auditorium
    A/C Classrooms
    Convenience Store
    Others
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Overall Infrastructure Rating (Out of 5)

4.7

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Anonymous | M.Tech. in Earth Science - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 10 Apr 2024
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4.4
Placements 2 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
IIT life is going to be the best part of one's life.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure in IIT is world class. Library is open till midnight, students lounge is available till 4:00 AM and new core lab is opened till 2:00 AM where students are provided with computers. M.Tech students are provided with their separate labs.

Placements: The students in M.Tech usually don't apply for the core companies. They apply in Tech companies and companies prefer B.Tech students over M.Tech students. Out of all the students only 3 students got placed in this placement season in which the hig...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Biological Science and Bioengineering - Batch of 2026
Reviewed on 4 Apr 2024
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4.0
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
Absolutely tough grading, excellent infrastructure, placements are okay.

Infrastructure: 24*7 Wi-Fi service is available in the college. The labs are properly structured. The classrooms have Wi-Fi accessibility. The library is open till 12 in the night, and during the exams, it is open 24*7. The facilities are also good. The quality of food is pretty good but south Indians have to adjust with North Indian food. Canteen service is available from 2 PM till 2 AM in every hostel. There is a health centre open 24*7 for students and staff free of cost. Sports and games facilities are also...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Materials Science and Engineering - Batch of 2026
Reviewed on 10 Dec 2023
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3.6
Placements 3 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 3
College culture is good.

Infrastructure: The facilities provided are extremely efficient, as we have separate labs for particular courses and separate buildings for our departments, for example, the TA 211 lab and the TA 212 lab. Wi-Fi provided is wonderful. The labs are clean and the library is also very clean. The facilities in our hostel are average; everything is good except for the laundary system.

Placements: 75% of the students were placed in my course. The highest package was 55 lakh, the average package was 20 lakh, and the lowest package ...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 30 Mar 2024
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5.0
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
IIT Kanpur can be a good option.

Infrastructure: As one of the oldest Indian Institutes of Technology's (IIT's), it has good facilities and infrastructure available for any course that has been chosen. The facilities of the hostel and mess are also good and well maintained. The quality of the food is also good, but one who is not used to the north Indian style of food may find it difficult, like me.

Placements: Over 80 percent of total students were placed. The highest package is around 1.9 crore rupees, and the lowest is around 12 lakhs per annum. The ave...

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Neelu Lalchandani | M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 23 Mar 2024
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4.6
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Review of IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology.

Infrastructure: We have high-speed IITK Wi-Fi network available all over the campus. Infrastructure of our department is top-notch. Labs are air-conditioned and well-equipped with printers, computers, and other required setups. Hostel rooms have all the major facilities. We have a cupboard, table, chair, etc. Mess food is good and has all varieties. The health center is open 24/7. Sports and games facilities are exceptional. We have football and cricket grounds, squash and badminton halls, carrom and chess boar...

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KILARI RITHWIK | B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 22 Mar 2024
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4.2
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
Review of IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology.

Infrastructure: My college has unlimited Wi-Fi services, and there are 20 air-conditioned lecture halls. There are separate department buildings for each department. There is an air-conditioned library on the campus, which has a high variety of books. The hostels are very spacious and clean. There are 14 hostels with increasing capacity. The quality of mess food is also good. There is a health center on the campus. Sports facilities are very vast on the campus.

Placements: The placement percentage of my course is around 80%...

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parmar nilamben k ... | M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 22 Mar 2024
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4.8
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Review of IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology.

Infrastructure: Facilities are excellent at IIT Kanpur. There is 24*7 Wi-Fi available everywhere on campus. Classrooms are well-furnished and maintained with air conditioning. The campus boasts a large and advanced central library. Hostels are also top-notch, with 24-hour RO water available and excellent cleanliness. Washing machines are available for use at designated times. The food in the canteen and mess is fantastic—clean, hygienic, and offering a wide variety of protein-rich options. Medical facilities ar...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 5 Mar 2024
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4.0
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
IIT Kanpur - The Dream College.

Infrastructure: The hostel is pretty good, and all the basic facilities are available here, just the quality and taste of the mess food is something that could be improved upon. Also, medical facilities are readily available here and that too of good quality. A number of sports events and competitions are conducted frequently to keep the students energetic and cheerful.

Placements: In my course, around 95 percent of students are placed every year. The batch size in Electrical Engineering is around 192 students, and the highest package offered in 2023 was 2.1 crores. Average package goes around 27 LPA. The top recruiters are Google, Facebook, Mera, Goldman Sachs, TCS, Amazon, and quant companies. Almost 70 percent of students get internships in reputed companies like Wipro, Infosys, TCS, etc. The major roles offered are Consultant, Software Development Executive, Data Scien...

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Rahul | M.Sc. in Mathematics - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 29 Feb 2024
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4.2
Placements 2 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Students who are interested in pure mathematics should apply.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure is amazing. The students are provided with all the facilities such as Wi-Fi 24*7 hours, sports ground, gym, indoor badminton court. The classrooms, labs, and library are equipped with AC. The electricity and water supply are also available 24 hours.

Placements: The placement in B.Tech courses is very high in comparison to M.Sc. The students of M.Sc. are usually placed in coaching institutes with a package of around 6 LPA. The placement of M.Sc. Statistics is better than that of Mathematics...

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Anonymous | M.Sc. in Mathematics - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 28 Feb 2024
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4.4
Placements 3 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Take admission only if you love pure mathematics.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure provided here is excellent. 24*7 hour Wi-Fi is provided in the hostels and labs. The library is opened till 12:00 in the midnight. A new core lab is opened till 2:00 AM where both Linux and Windows computers are available. The lecture halls are lashed with modern equipment.

Placements: All the students who applied for placement were placed in coaching institutes like Physics Wallah and Prutor in packages around 6-7 LPA. In mathematics, most of the students are interested in doing their Ph....

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering - Batch of 2026
Reviewed on 22 Feb 2024
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4.8
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Life at Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Infrastructure: High-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus. The lecture halls are big and spacious, with large screens for the professors to use to teach. The library is the go-to place to study before major exams and quizzes and is well-equipped with all the resources. Hostels are decent except for plumbing issues in some areas. Sports facilities are also provided inside the residential halls.

Placements: More than 90% of the students sitting for placements get placed in Phase I and it increases to 97–99% till the...

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Anonymous | B.Sc. in Mathematics and Scientific Computing - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 14 Feb 2024
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4.2
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 5
Review of IIT Kanpur by me.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure of IIT Kanpur is amazing and it is one of the best IITs, and the hostel is too amazing to be able to explore such things and get past all the difficulties that you can face. It helps you build a bond you will never forget and it is worth living there.

Placements: Last year, almost 92 percent of students got placed. Companies like Quant Box and Google come to hire our students. The average package was around 28 lacs per annum, the maximum was around 3 to 4 crores and the minimum was around ...

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Anonymous | M.Sc. in Mathematics - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 15 Jan 2024
Verified
4.2
Placements 2 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Absolutely proud to be part of IIT Kanpur.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure is excellent, with well-maintained hostels and mess facilities. Classrooms are equipped with air conditioning. In the first year, students share rooms, while in the final year, they get individual rooms. The campus boasts lush greenery, and 24*7 Wi-Fi is available.

Placements: The placement for M.Sc. in Maths is low, as most students opt for Ph.D., resulting in fewer placements for M.Sc. Maths graduates. Students often find opportunities in coaching institutes, with an average package of a...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 11 Jan 2024
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4.6
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Review of one of the best engineering colleges in India.

Infrastructure: The hostel infrastructure at IITK is well organized and of high quality. In the first year, students have double-sharing rooms. Rooms are furnished with two beds, a table, and two chairs, providing a decent-sized living space. Hygienic and high-quality food is provided at the hostel mess. The campus offers sports facilities for various sports, and a health center provides free medical facilities.

Placements: Placements at IITK are impressive, especially in my mechanical branch, where nearly 80% of students secured placements. The highest package in the mechanical branch reached 65 LPA, with an average of 22 LPA, a median of 20 LPA, and the lowest at 16 LPA. Top recruiting companies include TATA Group, Ashok Leyland, Siemens, Godrej Group, and renowned international firms like Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Tesla, etc. Students also have internship opportunities with companies such as Tata, Siemens, Mi...

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Anonymous | B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 19 Dec 2023
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4.6
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 5
IIT culture is awesome, wonderful experience.

Infrastructure: Wi-Fi facilities are available, accessible throughout the entire campus. The labs are well-maintained and equipped with advanced gadgets. There are 20 lecture halls and 1 tutorial building where lectures are held. The lecture halls are well-equipped with screens, projectors, lights, etc. The library, P K Kelkar Library, has more than 3 lakh books on varied subjects. Regarding the hostel, the quality of food is okayish; each hostel has one canteen. Medical facilities are provided by the health ce...

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Q:   Which IIT has the best infrastructure?

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Some of the IIT campuses which have the best infrastructural facilities include IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur. Talking about the IIT Kanpur campus, the institute offers all the necessary facilities to its students. Some of the facilities are as follows:

  • Well-equipped seminar halls with facilities such as Videoconferencing
  • Modern classrooms
  • Well-stocked library
  • Auditorium
  • Medical and sports facilities
  • Wi-fi campus
 

Q:   Does IIT Kanpur offer hostel facilities to its students?

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Yes, IIT Kanpur offer the most spacious hostels and the largest rooms for the students along with 22 hours of eating facilities available in the campus ranging from some well-known food chains to hostel canteens which are well-stocked. Every hostel has a basketball court, few badminton courts, a volleyball court, table tennis room, a television room, a computer room, a reading room for newspaper, magazines, journals, etc., and a hall office to handle hostel affairs.

 

Q:   How is the quality of food in the hostel mess of IIT Kanpur?

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{Source: B.Tech students & alumni}


* According to Anonymous, the food quality in the hostel mess is "hygienic" and "of high quality."
* Anonymous mentions that the mess food quality is "good," but notes that some dishes may be "average."
* Anonymous states that the mess food is "not good" and that some dishes are better than others.
* Based on Padma, the food quality in the hostel mess is "good" and students have the option to eat in the canteen if they prefer.
* Sourit mentions that the food quality in the mess is "average" and could be improved.

Overall, the quality of food in the hostel mess at IIT Kanpur seems to be mixed, with some reviews praising the food as "hygienic" and "of high quality," while others describe it as "average" or "not good."
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[Source: B.E. / B.Tech students & alumni]. Here's my answer based on the provided reviews:

* The overall infrastructure of IIT Kanpur is good to excellent, with modern amenities and high-tech gadgets inbuild.
* The college has a well-maintained campus with five GHz Wi-Fi connectivity throughout.
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Yes, IIT Kanpur also offers an option of a dual degree, i.e., Bachelors-Masters Dual Degree to the students. A student earns both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree at the end of this five-year course. The dual degree programme has three categories:

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IIT Kanpur is famous for its academic excellence, research prowess, and strong industry connections. Established in 1959, it is renowned for being the first institution in India to offer computer Science instruction. The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in various

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The total 4 year fees at IIT Kanpur for a BTech programme varies depending on the student category. For instance, the estimated total fees is around INR 8,50,000 (Eight Lacs fifty thousand rupees) for students belonging from General/OBC Category. It is inclusive of tuition fees, hostel charges (if a

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When comparing IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi for BTech programs, both institutions are highly respected in the field of engineering and technology. However, based on opinions and reviews, IIT Delhi is often considered better than IIT Kanpur due to its good infrastructure and course offerings. Additionall

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