Established in 1959, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kanpur (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.