Indian Institute of Technology (IIT KANPUR), Kanpur Scholarships

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Estd : 1959 Approved by : AICTE, NBA Type : Public
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Merit cum Means Scholarship

Students receive full tuition waiver, and pocket allowance of Rs. 1000 pm for the duration of the program. This is merit cum means based scholarship; hence, the recipients must maintain a minimum CPI of 6.5. However, if CPI falls below 6.5 (but remains above 6.0) then pocket allowance is withdrawn. A student must only submit their parental income certificate to apply for this scholarship. This scholarship can be availed by those who are other than category (SC/ST) students with annual parental income less than 4.5 lakhs.

Basic Mess & Pocket Allowance

This scholarship can be availed by those who are category (SC/ST) students with annual parental income less than 4.5 lakhs. Under this scholarship students receive free basic mess bill and a pocket allowance of Rs. 250 pm.

INSPIRE Scholarship

Students receive an annual scholarship of Rs.30,000 per semester (Rs. 60,000 annually), along with a research grant of Rs.20,000. Students of B.S programmes within the ALL INDIA RANK (AIR) 10,000 as per Common Merit LIST (CML) in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics departments are eligible for this scholarship. Students must submit an undertaking for not getting any other scholarship to the SSPC every semester to apply for this scholarship. This is a merit based scholarship; hence, the recipients must maintain a minimum CPI of 6.0.

Students' Benevolence Fund

Students can apply for scholarships and loans under the Students’ Benevolence Fund. It is granted purely on the basis of means for students who demonstrate financial need, but could not secure financial support from the Institute or any other source. Students can apply for this by filling an online form around mid-September.

Sports Scholarship

Up to 20 scholarships are awarded per year, worth Rs.500 per month, for showing leadership in sports related activities on campus, leading to development, growth and increased participation in various sports activities. Excellence in sports, as shown in performance in Inter-IIT and other external sports meets are also awarded by means of these scholarships.

Aditya Birla Scholarship

The top 20 students (in terms of their AIR in JEE Advanced) can apply for this scholarship. Some of these students are shortlisted for an interview on the basis of their application. This scholarship is then awarded on the basis of the interview.

OPJEMS

The Institute nominates the following category of students for this scholarship

  • Top 2 students each from
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Materials Science and Engieering
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Top 12 students across all departments from a batch

IIT Kanpur offers financial aid to deserving students enrolled in various courses through its scholarship schemes. IIT Kanpur offers various scholarship schemes to students enrolled in UG, PG and PhD courses. The selection of students for the scholarship scheme is based on his/her financial background, parent’s family income and performance in academics. The list of various scholarship schemes offered by IIT Kanpur can be checked below –

Name of the Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship Details

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for UG (Under Graduate) Students

  • Through this scholarship scheme, students will receive a complete tuition fee waiver, Rs. 1,000 per month.

  • The selected students must maintain CPA of 6.5 and above in all semesters to avoid withdrawal of allowance.

  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 6 lakh. Students applying for this scheme must make a note of it.

Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Awarded by IIT Kanpur Alumni

  • IIT Kanpur offers this scholarship to 50 students.

  • Students selected for this scheme will get an allowance of Rs. 2,000 per month.

  • The selected students must maintain CPA of 8.5 and above in all semesters to avoid withdrawal of allowance.

  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 4.50 lakh. Students applying for this scheme must make a note of it.

Support for PG and Ph.D. Students

  • Masters and Ph.D. students are eligible to apply for various scholarship schemes.

  • Ph.D. and Master’s students of IIT Kanpur receive TA/ RA

Sports Scholarships

  • Every year, IIT Kanpur awards sports scholarships to students based on their performance in sports.

  • The selected students receive monthly assistance of Rs. 500 per month. The allowance is provided for nine months.

  • Students who won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in annual inter IIT sports meet will receive cash prizes.

 

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Contact Details of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

  • Contact No:
    +91-512-2597288 , +91-512-2597200
  • Email ID:
    registrar@iitk.ac.in
  • Website:
    http://www.iitk.ac.in
  • Address:
    Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India

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