are invited from Indian as well as foreign nationals for admission
to PhD, MTech and MS (By Research) programmes commencing from January,
2021 (2020-21-II Semester) in the following departments/interdisciplinary
Aerospace Engineering * Biological Sciences & Bio-Engineering *
Civil Engineering (no admission in ‘Transportation Engineering’
specialization) * Computer Science & Engineering * Electrical Engineering
* Industrial and Management Engineering * Materials Science & Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
Chemistry * Earth Sciences * Economic Sciences * Mathematics * Physics
Industrial and Management Engineering
Interdisciplinary Programme in Design
PhD (Humanities & Social
(Literature, Linguistics & ELT) * Fine Arts * Philosophy * Psychology
Materials Science & Engineering
MS (By Research):
Aerospace Engineering * Computer Science & Engineering * Electrical
Engineering * Mechanical Engineering (only in ‘Manufacturing
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Detailed information on PG programmes offered at IIT Kanpur is available
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shall apply as per Government of India (GoI) norms.
For Application Form, Reference Letter Form, Information Brochure,
Eligibility Criteria and other relevant details, please visit:
Click the link for the concerned department
to get detailed information about the department.
Students who are in final year of their programme (likely to finish
the program by Dec 31, 2020) may also apply and secure provisional
admission for the session commencing in Jan, 2021 (2020-21-II Semester).
Financial support (Institute Assistantship/Scholarship) will be
provided to non-sponsored PhD, MTech and MS (By Research) students.
Those employed in industry or a college/university/institute may
apply for admission as sponsored, external or part-time candidates.
Further information on these categories of admissions is available
Details on the admission
for candidates in Foreign Nationals category can be found at:
- The online applications portal
(for Indian Nationals only) will
be available from 12/10/2020
(01:00 PM) up to 02/11/2020
- Indian Nationals can apply
only through online mode of application. Foreign Nationals can
apply only through offline mode. The last date for receiving applications
in both offline and online modes is 02/11/2020.
- Offline Application Form (for
Foreign Nationals and for Indian Nationals with qualifying degree
from Universities abroad) (common form for PhD, MTech and
MS (By Research)) can be downloaded from:
- PhD applicants must arrange
for two letters of reference as well. For this purpose, the names
of the referees along with their e-mail addresses are to be provided
by the candidate at the online applications portal. The referees
will be contacted electronically through an auto generated mail
with a request to submit their recommendations online.
- The application fee is Rs.400
for General, EWS and OBC candidates and Rs.200 for SC/ST and all
DAP candidates (including General, EWS and OBC). The application
fee is waived for candidates in the 'Foreign National' category.
- Separate application form is
to be filled for each programme.