The CSE department provides an excellent research environment, and members of the department actively involve in research in various fields of Computer Science. In addition to academcis, the department encourages and nurtures students to solve real-world research problems. Please check the Research Areas page to learn more about the interesting work being carried out by members of the department. Visit Faculty web pages to learn more about specific research carried out by individual faculty members.
Please check out the Department Newsletters to know more about the various departmental activities at IIT Kanpur.
Members affiliated with the CSE department have achieved many significant research milestones over the years. Please check the Research Milestones page to learn more about a few among several accomplishments earned by members of the department.
The state-of-the-art infrastructure in the department nicely complements the excellent education imparted, and helps students prepare for rewarding careers and succeed in diverse fields.
The following are a few highlights of the different facilities provided by the department:
The department offers a wide variety of courses related to Computer Science and Engineering, please see the Courses Offered page for more details. Most courses are designed to cover necessary basic concepts but then also delves into more advanced concepts in related areas. Students are encouraged to solve interesting problems as part of course projects, and many research papers have resulted from these efforts. Furthermore, students are allowed to audit as many courses as they wish to help prepare for their respective areas of work.
The department students have several rewarding career choices after graduation. Many UG and MTech/MS students inclined for further studies opt to purse PhD programs in reputed Institutes in India or abroad. Many students choose to continue in the PhD program in the department itself after their UG/PG program, which is a testament to the strong infrastructure and research environment offered by the department.
Students who opt to join the industry usually get quality job offers from reputed Technology and Financial enterprises. Students also regularly get placed in research labs like IBM Research Labs India, Microsoft Research India, Yahoo Research India, and Intel Research Labs India. Many of these offers often include positions at foreign offices like Microsoft Redmond.
There are 15 hostels (3 for girls and 12 for boys), each equipped with its own canteen, TV room, reading room, and sports facilities like table tennis, carrom, badminton, and basketball. There are various clubs at the institute level promoting music, dance, and other different sports. With a unique collection of cultural, sports, business and technical festivals, IITK offers a fulfilling and entertaining stay complementing the world of academics, making it a memorable few years during your student life.