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IIT Kanpur Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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IIT Kanpur Director Indranil Manna
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Pros
  • fine working environment, good supporting staff (in 6 reviews)

  • good research exposure, directly working on something useful to real life scenario, good learning experience (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Extensive course work requirements (in 3 reviews)

  • everything is good nothing bad to say (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Balanced Schedule, Lot of things need ot be done in a short frame of time. Awesome Environment. New Learning every day.

    Cons

    24/7 Support may be required


  2. "PhD"

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    Current Employee - PhD
    Current Employee - PhD
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IIT Kanpur full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great learning experience in science and technology development

    Cons

    poor stipend and poor supervision

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Student Research Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Student Research Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at IIT Kanpur (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The lab was very current and the people were extremely helpful with resources and help. Overall great experience.

    Cons

    Can be a bit of a culture shock and there are some mighty egos around there.


  4. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to work with here

    Cons

    Noting to complain with here


  5. "M.Tech in structural engineering"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IIT Kanpur full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You are going to work with one of the india's best professsor in the best environment for research.

    Cons

    Its IIT kanpur, everybody's mind is pressure cooker.


  6. "Research Analyst at Economics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IIT Kanpur full-time

    Pros

    Research Experience. Good Food. Good place for sports.

    Cons

    No lively environment. No teamwork. no direct contact with supervisor


  7. "Under Graduate Student"

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    Current Employee - Student
    Current Employee - Student
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IIT Kanpur full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Experience
    Very Good facilities

    Cons

    Not many professors in some new emerging areas

  8. "Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Kanpur Nagar (India)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Kanpur Nagar (India)

    I have been working at IIT Kanpur full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good research atmosphere in the campus

    Cons

    Remotely located from major cities


  9. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Learned so many things from here.

    Cons

    Please listen to the zonal teams.


  10. "As project engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere with best faculties
    Hand on experience on hardware
    best of all you are given room to stay within campus unlike IISC Bangalore

    Cons

    Nothing as such of now


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