NEW POSTGRADUATE IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • PG students of the Y24 batch are required to report in-person to the institute on 18th or 19 th of July 2024 (Reporting Day) between 9 am and 6 pm.
  • Reporting venue will be updated closer to the dates of reporting.
  • Accommodation in the Hall of Residences (Hostels) will be allocated to students on reporting.
  • The Orientation Program, Academic Registration etc. for the Y24 batch is scheduled to start from July 20th, 2024. All Y24 PG students are required to stay in their halls during the entire duration.
  • The commencement of regular classes for the Y24 batch is set for July 30th.
  • Parents or guardians are welcome to accompany the students; however, please note that we do not provide or arrange accommodation for them. They are welcome to spend time with their wards in the halls from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm and may have meals in the mess on a payment basis. We kindly ask that parents leave the halls by 10:00 pm.
  • Refer this document on Implementation of Students Medical Health Insurance.
  • If a PG student does not want to avail the hostel facility of IITK, they can apply to be a day scholar. More details are on the 'Hall Allocation' tab.
  • Prospective Y24 PG students, who may not show-up on or before the registration day (26th July) due to scheduled CSIR NET exam or their University/Institute exams, are allowed to undergo late registration on 5th August without the prescribed fine. Please visit FAQ page for more information
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Important Notifications
  • PG students of the Y24 batch are required to report in-person to the institute on 18th or 19 th of July 2024 (Reporting Day) between 9 am and 6 pm.
  • Reporting venue will be updated closer to the dates of reporting.
  • Accommodation in the Hall of Residences (Hostels) will be allocated to students on reporting.
  • The Orientation Program, Academic Registration etc. for the Y24 batch is scheduled to start from July 20th, 2024. All Y24 PG students are required to stay in their halls during the entire duration.
  • The commencement of regular classes for the Y24 batch is set for July 30th.
  • Parents or guardians are welcome to accompany the students; however, please note that we do not provide or arrange accommodation for them. They are welcome to spend time with their wards in the halls from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm and may have meals in the mess on a payment basis. We kindly ask that parents leave the halls by 10:00 pm.
  • Refer this document on Implementation of Students Medical Health Insurance.
  • If a PG student does not want to avail the hostel facility of IITK, they can apply to be a day scholar. More details are on the 'Hall Allocation' tab.
  • Prospective Y24 PG students, who may not show-up on or before the registration day (26th July) due to scheduled CSIR NET exam or their University/Institute exams, are allowed to undergo late registration on 5th August without the prescribed fine. Please visit FAQ page for more information
  • All Y24 students need to register on the anti-ragging portal at its official website. The reference ID generated after registration is extremely important and must be noted down, as it is required for further stages. The instruction PDF is attached here for your reference.
  • The google form for withdrawal is closed. Those who wish to withdraw from their program should mail to admission desk and copy to DPGC and department office.
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Reporting Dates

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

  • In-person reporting dates for all Y24 PG (M.Tech, MSR, PhD, MDes, MSc Dual Degree etc.) students are 18/07/2024 & 19/07/2024, and the timing of reporting is between 9AM and 6PM at IIT Kanpur.
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.
SC/ST/DAP Certificates issued by a competent authority, and valid EWS/OBC-NCL Certificates issued on or after April 01, 2024, wherever relevant.
Score card and admit card of GATE/NET/JRF/CSIR/JEST/Others (as the case may be).
Sponsored, Part-time, and External students must bring a No-Objection Certificate from the employer. Others should bring a No-Objection Certificate or relieving certificate from the employer, if they were working at the time of application.
Medical Certificate. A format for medical certificate can be found here.

You will need to have the originals of all the required documents (degree/provisional, cast certificate etc.) within 8 weeks of reporting.

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.

 

Hotels

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
The Hall Allocation (PG) for Y24 will be updated here later.
The reporting help desk numbers will be updated here a night before the reporting.

PG students who want to be day scholars, i.e., do not want to stay in the hostels, may apply for the same to head_cs@iitk.ac.in keeping oic2_dosa@iitk.ac.in cc on or before 14th July 2024.
Please mention the following in your application:

1. Full name
2. Department
3. Degree program
4. Application No.
5. Must attach the offer letter.
Please note: All such students still have to report on 18th - 19th and attend the orientation program.
Orientation

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

Brochure for Y'24 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.

We would like to inform all new students taking admission for the upcoming academic session that the fee structure has been updated. For those who have already paid the old fees during the offer acceptance period, please note that the difference between the old and new fees will be collected during your academic registration. For detailed information, please refer to the new fee structure.

Related Links

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

Contact

In case of any difficulty or query, contact the PG Team.
Click here for details.