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Coordinates: 26°29′54″N 80°15′57″E / 26.4983°N 80.2658°E / 26.4983; 80.2658

Kanpur University
Established 1966
Type Public
Chancellor Mr. B. L. Joshi
Location Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
Other Names Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University
Affiliations UGC



Kanpur University officially known as Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University is located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The university has been on the map of higher education for more than three decades. Established in 1966, it has not looked back, now it has 170 affiliated colleges in 15 districts. Kanpur University is an offshoot of the famous Agra University. The university seeks to contribute to student an education through curriculum design, the development of new courses and the application of a forward looking and innovative teaching methodology. Kanpur, the industrial capital of U.P. and commonly known as the Manchester of Northern India has had a very eventful history. It has contributed much to the growth and economic development of the country.


  • Deen Dayal Shodh Sansthan
  • Department of Adult & Continuing education & Extension
  • Department of Education
  • Department of English
  • Department of Fine Arts and Painting
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Physical Education
  • Prajyendu mishra Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology
  • Institute of Business Management
  • Institute of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Institute of Life Sciences
  • Institute of Pharmacy
  • University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kanpur University more commonly UIET Kanpur
  • University Institute of Para Medical Science


Auditorium, Kanpur University
Lecture Hall Complex, UIET Kanpur

The University is known for its architecture and lush-green campus.

  • Auditorium
  • Bank
  • Cafetaria
  • Central Library
  • Computer Center
  • Guest House
  • Helipad
  • Hostels
  • International Center
  • Lecture Hall Complex
  • Multipurpose Hall

Affiliated Colleges

  • Christ Church College, Kanpur
  • D.G. College, Civil Lines, Kanpur
  • P.P.N. College,kanpur
  • DAV College, Kanpur
  • Janta college, Bakevar
  • Jyoti Institute Of BioTechnology,Deopalpur, Kanpur ( U.P.)
  • prajyendu misra post graguate college, deopur, Kanpur
  • Royal Prudance Degree College, Lakhimpur-Kheri
  • DBS College, Govind Nagar, Kanpur
  • BND College, Kanpur
  • S.N. Sain College, Kanpur

Notable alumni

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