Established in 1959, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Kanpur (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited/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 (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 57 years old HE 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. IIT Kanpur also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.