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Important Notifications
  • Kindly check your offer letter for required documents.
  • Directions from Kanpur Central to Shivli Gate and Main Gate
  • Y'23 students (boys) are expected to report at HALL 12
  • Y'23 students (girls) are expected to report at GH 1
  • Hostel rooms will be allocated at the reporting centers between 9 am and 5 pm from 21/07/2023 to 23/07/2023.
  • Y'23 students are expected to arrive at the campus between 21/07/2023 and 23/07/2023
  • Check this link for updates and other documents.
Reporting Dates

The reporting dates and other important information can be found here:

  • Y'23 students are expected to arrive at the campus between 21/07/2023 and 23/07/2023
Check List
Offer Letter.
Receipt of online fees payment.
Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate. [Please note that you must complete all the requirements for the qualifying degree before joining the institute. These requirements include any project viva or thesis viva. If your final result is awaited, then the deadline for submission of the final result/certificate will be within 8 weeks of your joining the Institute. In case you fail to submit the final result or certificate by this date, your admission may be cancelled with immediate effect.]
The mark sheet/grade card of the qualifying examination.
High/Secondary School Certificate of the Board/University specifying the date of birth.
Three copies of recent (not older than 2 weeks) passport size photogaraphs.
For non-JAM students: SC/ST/DAP Certificates issued by a competent authority and valid EWS/OBC-NCL Certificates issued after March 31, 2023, wherever relevant.
For JAM students: Please refer to the latest brochure on the JAM website, as per which the date of issue of EWS/OBC-NCL certificate should be after March 31, 2023.
Sponsored, part-time and external students must bring a No-Objection Certificate, from the employer. Others should bring a No-Objection Certificate or a relieving certificate from the employer if they were working at the time of application.
Scorecard and admit card of GATE/NET/JRF/CSIR/JEST/Other.

Please carry the original documents and carry atleast 1 set of photocopies of all the documents stated above with you.

Please carry the photocopies and originals of your offer letter and a government issued ID card. This needs to be shown at the reporting center.

By Air

The most popular air route to IIT Kanpur is through Lucknow Airport (IATA: LKO | ICAO: VILK). Lucknow is connected by direct flights to and from major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru
Note: Kanpur airport (Chakeri) is now open to civillian purpose. The Airport is located around 21 Km from IITK and cabs are available to and fro.


By Road

Kanpur is connected to NH-2 that runs between Amritsar and Kolkata and connecting cities like Delhi, Agra, Allahabad, Patna. Kanpur is also connected to Lucknow on NH25 and is about 91 km from Lucknow. Cabs are available from Lucknow to reach IIT Kanpur.

By Train

Kanpur is well connected by railway network with nearly every major city. Numerous overnight trains are also present from major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore. IIT Kanpur is about 17 km from the Kanpur Central Railway Station.
Direct buses to campus front gate are there from Jhakarkati. Tempos and Autos are also available which take about Rs. 200- Rs. 250 from Station to IITK campus. One can also find shared auto services (commonly known as Vikram) for as low as 40 Rupees from Kanpur Railway Station, outside Platform 9 to campus front gate.
Kanpur Metro services are available between Moti Jheel and IIT Kanpur, and last train at 10 PM.



Please note that the institute does not provide accomodation to parents. Parents are suggested to arrange for their own accomodation. The list of hotels at Kanpur can be found here. [Hotels]

Hall Allocation
Photo of Hall X IITK
Photo of Hall X, IIT Kanpur

The Hall Allocation (PG) for Y22 will be updated here later.
The reporting help desk numbers will be updated here a night before the reporting.

It is mandatory for all registered students of IIT Kanpur to reside in the halls of residence assigned to them.


Starting at a college can feel like stepping into an unknown, but there is no need to worry, The Orientation Programme is organised to acquaint the students with the institute and to help them smoothen their transition into the Institute.
The adjustement in a new environment can be daunting. You may be incredibly excited to come to campus but at the same time you may also feel nervous or unsure about what to expect. Everyone has these mixed emotions and the Orientation program is designed to make your transition to our beautiful IIT Kanpur, as seamless as possible. Please keep checking this page for further updates.


Brochure for Y'23 will be updated here

Exploring IIT Kanpur

Details about some must visist places inside our campus will be updated here!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Refer to this link for FAQs regarding any queries about the institute and PG Program.

Related Links

This section will be updated with some resources and links related to IITK


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