Education in Kanpur has been given prime importance and today there are many educational
institutions in Kanpur that are very well known for imparting high quality education
to the young men and women of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur is a one of the most populous
districts in Uttar Pradesh is known for the concentration of the various industries
Highly reputed Universities in Kanpur offer courses in almost all fields of study
and is also host to one of the most prominent Institutes of National importance
which is The Indian Institute of Technology.
Some of the State Universities in Kanpur include
A State university for agriculture and technology which imparts education in Engineering,
technology, Agriculture and Home Science. The university is known for its extensive
support and services it extends to the farmers of the 29 districts in providing
them training and new methods of technology in farming.
Admission to the university of agriculture is based on the scores gained in the
Entrance Examination conducted by the State.
The University also conducts extensive research programs in the field of agriculture
in general and particularly in the field of Economic botanist in the sections of
Rabi Cereals, Legumes and Oilseeds. There is also a research section for Barley.
The other university in Kanpur is a private university which is a public state university
located in Kanpur. It is one of the largest Universities in Kanpur and in the state
of Uttar Pradesh and it caters to students by providing both professional as well
as academic courses. Some of the important disciplines apart from the generic ones
include Biotechnology, Computer Applications Law, Engineering Management and Medicine.
Some of the autonomous institutions in Kanpur include the research institutes for
Sugar, Pulses and a state institute for textile technology which offers Diploma
programmes in Chemical Technology and Textile Technology.