Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Admission Notification 2010 | IIT Kanpur Ph.D./M.Tech./M.Des./M.Sc Admissions 2010

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur Invites Ph.D./M.Tech./M.Des./M.Sc.(2 Years)/ M.Sc.-Ph.D.(Dual Degree) Programme 2010
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission for the session commencing from July 2010 in the following programmes:

Aerospace * Biological Sciences & Bio-Engg * Chemical * Civil * Computer Science & Engg * Electrical * Industrial and Management Engg (all areas of Management) * Materials Science & Engineering * Materials Science Programme * Mechanical * Nuclear Engg and Technology Programme

Ph.D. (SCIENCES): Chemistry * Mathematics & Statistics * Physics

Ph.D. (HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES): Economics * English (Literature and Linguistics) * Philosophy * Psychology * Sociology

M.Tech.: Environmental Engineering & Management * Laser Technology

M.Des.: Design

Ph.D (Engineering): The applicant must have a master’s degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, or master’s degree in science or an allied area, satisfying each of the following criteria may also be considered:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master’s degree,
(b) first division in bachelor’s degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE.
For admission into Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bio-engineering, applicants having master’s degree in pharmacy/medicine with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum, or bachelor’s degree in pharmacy/medicine with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, may also be considered

Ph.D. (Sciences & HSS): M.Sc./M.A. degree in respective or allied area with a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR score.

B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engg.)/M.Sc. in respective or allied area with a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR score; B.Tech. graduates from IITs with an overall minimum CGPA of 6.5 and a CGPA of 8.0 during the last two semesters in B.Tech. may also apply without a GATE score (such candidates will, however, be not entitled for Institute Assistantship if CGPA is below 8.0). For M.Tech. in Biological Sciences and Bio Engineering, candidates with MBBS or B.Pharma Degree are also considered. Eligibility for a specialization within a Department may depend on the candidate’s choice of test paper in GATE.

M.Des.: A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Design or Architecture with a valid GATE/CEED score.

Financial aid (Assistantship/Scholarship) is provided for M.Tech., Ph.D. and M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) Programmes. Tuition fee waiver of 50 percent as provided for M.Sc. (2 Yrs)/M.Sc-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) students after first Semester. Sponsored and part-time candidates are also considered for M.Tech., M.Des. and Ph.D. Programmes. Sponsored candidates do not require GATE qualification. Several attractive Fellowships from Industries/DAE are also available. Guidelines for sponsored and part-time candidates are available in the Information Brochure.

Reservations will be 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC (non creamy layer) for the year 2010-11. Also upto 3% reservation shall apply as per Government of India rules for persons with physical disability (PD).


Application forms and detailed information can be obtained free of charge from the Assistant Registrar (Academic), IIT Kanpur, Kanpur – 208 016 personally or by sending the request for the same along with a self-addressed and stamped (Rs.30) cloth-lined envelope of 23 cm × 17 cm with a clear identification for the programme applied for.

Separate application must be sent for each programme.

Last date for postal requests for Application Forms and Information Brochure is April 09, 2010. Forms can be obtained personally from the Academic Section upto April 16, 2010. Photocopies or forms downloaded from the website are also acceptable. The Application form and Information Brochure will be made available from 15th March, 2010.


Admission to M.Sc.(2 yrs) & M.Sc. – Ph.D. (Dual Degree)
M.Sc.(2yrs): Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree): Physics

Only those candidates who qualify JAM 2009 shall be eligible for admission to the above mentioned programmes. Please refer to the JAM notification and also visit the website: for further details.

If you have questions, please ask below


  1. rajnish kumar says:

    Respected sir,
    last date for phd admission form 2010

  2. priti sharma says:

    how to do phd in eng lit,what is the eligibility for it and from where can i do it.I reside at lucknow.

  3. prabhjot kaur says:

    i have done msc in economics with 69% marks.but my ugc result is not declared yet, can i apply in iit kanpur for 2011 winter? please reply me soon………. thank you

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