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Annual Giving

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Annual Gift program aims to raise funds for contributions for the growth of the Institute. read more ...

Contributors 73


Vishesh Panjabi Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in loving memory of one of the finest and most loved students at IIT Kanpur - (late) Vishesh Panjabi (IITK/CE/2014). read more...

95.5%
34 Contributors raised Rs. 11,93,850 of Goal Amount Rs. 12,50,000


Maintenance & Upgradation Hall of Residence II

The Hall of Residence No. II for boys was constructed in year 1962-64. read more ...

1%
16 Contributors raised Rs. 2,14,522 of Goal Amount Rs. 2,10,00,000


Maintenance & Upgradation Hall of Residence III

The Hall of Residence No. III for boys was constructed in year 1962-64. read more ...

2.3%
20 Contributors raised Rs. 4,44,751 of Goal Amount Rs. 1,90,00,000

Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished lectures series are aimed at inviting brilliant speakers for delivering stimulating lectures on intriguing topics that are of interest to general audience as well. Presently, the institute hosts around 16 of such lecture series. read more ...



Faculty Recruitment Fund

To stay at the pinnacle of teaching and research, attracting young talent from across the globe is crucial. In the past this has been done by providing new faculty with grants/fellowships to boost their research and reward them for their achievements read more ...

Shiksha Sopan

Shiksha Sopan is a non-governmental organization (NGO) whose purpose is to impart value- based education to economically weaker section of the society. read more ...

 No of Contributors 43


Prayas

PRAYAS is an endeavor of IITK students, mainly focussed on providing education to the marginalized kids in and around IITK campus. read more ...

 No of Contributors 139


Opportunity School

The opportunity school is a community school catering to provide education from classes I to VIII to all underprivileged children in and around IIT Kanpur campus. read more ...

 No of Contributors 297


Kislaya school

Kislaya' is a non-profit making enterprise for the service of the children. Kislaya school is a pre primary school for the campus kids of age group 3 years to 5 years. read more ...

 No of Contributors 0


Swami Vivekananda Vidyalaya

Vivekananda Samiti has conducted several activities which include community services like literacy camps and health camps for the underprivileged children in and around the campus. read more ...

 No of Contributors 8

 Scholarships

Student scholarships are aimed at motivating students to excel in their academic endeavors and also at providing financial assistance to the meritorious and needy students. read more ...

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 Student Award / Medal / Prize

The IIT Kanpur recognizes and promotes excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities through institution and award of various types of students awards, prizes, and medals. read more ...

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Maintenance & Upgradation Hall of Residence II

The Hall of Residence No. II for boys was constructed in year 1962-64. read more ...

1%
16 Contributors raised Rs. 2,14,522 of Goal Amount Rs. 2,10,00,000


Maintenance & Upgradation Hall of Residence III

The Hall of Residence No. III for boys was constructed in year 1962-64. read more ...

2.3%
20 Contributors raised Rs. 4,44,751 of Goal Amount Rs. 1,90,00,000


Hall of Residence XIV

Each block shall have the single and double occupancy rooms with common toilets. Single occupancy is about 10.3 Sqm carpet area and double occupancy room is about 15 Sqm carpet area The rooms are proposed to be air-conditioned during night (Non-teaching hours). read more ...

0.4%
1 Contributors raised Rs. 76,458 of Goal Amount Rs. 2,10,00,000


Upgradation & Maintenance of P K Kellkar Library

“…it still has, deep inside, vitality and the spirit of adventure”- Prof. Kelkar, 1981 read more ...

0%
0 Contributors raised Rs. 0 of Goal Amount Rs. 2,10,00,000

Alumni Class Fund


Batches of IITK have been very generous and have always kept the tradition of giving back alive

Class of 1965 (Pioneer Batch)

  • Opportunity School *
  • PBCEC
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Class of 1966

  • Furnishing of Auditorium of IIT Kanpur
  • Decent seating Arrangement
  • The Audio Visual Facilites.
  • Alumni Association activiies
  • Mid Day Meal
  • 1966 Opportunity School Scholarship
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Class of 1967

  • Park 67
  • Batra Gold Medal
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Class of 1968

  • Faculty Lounge
  • Opportunity School
  • Student Scholarships
  • Research Awards

Class of 1969

  • 69-80 Outreach Building
  • student scholarships
  • faculty award
  • Joy Gill Endowment for BSBE Dept
  • Faculty Chairs
  • Chemical Engineering Department Funds
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Class of 1970

  • Three young faculty fellowship


Class of 1971

  • Combined Scholarship Scheme for UG Students


Class of 1972

  • Yoga/Aerobics Hall
  • Opportunity School
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Class of 1973

  • class of 1973 young faculty fellowship
  • 6 MCM student scholarships

Class of 1974

  • Central Computing facilities in Hall-3
  • Strengthening Alumni Relations
  • Combined Scholarship for UG Students
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Class of 1975

  • Combined Scholarship Scheme for UG Students
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Class of 1976

  • Tinkering Lab

Class of 1977

  • SURGE program

Class of 1978

  • Combined Scholarship Scheme for UG Students

Class of 1979

  • Two Young Faculty Research Fellowship
  • Maintenance of IITK Library Fountain
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Class of 1980

  • 69-80 Outreach Building
  • SURGE Programme
  • pledge: young faculty fellowship
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Class of 1981

  • Strenghening of Counselling Service
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Class of 1982

  • Two Young Faculty Research Fellowships
  • One UG Scholarship

Class of 1983

  • PRIME Entrepreneurship Program at IIT Kanpur

Class of 1984

  • One faculty fellowship
  • Four student scholarships


Class of 1985

  • Student Scholarships
  • Student Award
  • Annual Gift Program
  • various social initiatives
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Class of 1986

  • Tinkering Lab
  • Two Facutly Chairs

Class of 1987

  • Towards Prosoc start up seed funding

Class of 1988

  • Jayesh Memorial Award
  • Sandeep & vinita Agarwal Scholarship
  • naming of squash court
  • research branding
  • Alumni Association
  • Tinkering Lab
  • Vivekanand Samiti
  • Opp School
  • Travel Support
  • Prayas
  • Student Emergency
  • Center for Soft skill
  • Mess Workers Pension Fund
  • Noida Extension Center
  • Photo Club



Class of 1989

  • Student reading at lecture hall complex
  • Faculty Award for enhanced learning

Class of 1990

  • Lighting arrangement of Institute Auditorium
  • Student Scholarships
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Class of 1995

  • Pledge: IIT Kanpur PK Kelkar Library Fountain Renovation
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Class of 1997

  • Young Faculty Research Fellowship

Departmental Fund


Department of Electrical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at IIT Kanpur. The EE department is one of the oldest departments at IIT Kanpur. It was one of the first five departments with which IIT Kanpur started in 1960.


Department of Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Kanpur is producing since 1961, high quality technical manpower needed by industry, R&D organizations, and academic institutions.


Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur ranks among the best of the nation and commands very high level of respect both nationally and internationally.


Department of Computer Science Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) was the first department in India to start Computer Science education. It started in August 1963 with an IBM 1620 system - a novelty then, even in many North American and European universities.


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Kanpur. We started our journey in the year of 1960. Over the last six decades, we have grown our expertise and competence in the core Mechanical Engineering curriculum and research.


Department of Industrial & Management Engineering (IME)

The Department of Industrial & Management Engineering (IME) at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), INDIA was established with the aim of synergizing technology with management in a comprehensive manner so that the knowledge gained may be used for the benefit of the so


Ashok Kumar Memorial Fund

Ashok Kumar (BT/CE/2007) was one of the calmest people one would come across. His infectious smile and gentle talk could soothe every stressful situation. read more ...

13.9%
84 Contributors raised Rs. 6,97,382 of Goal Amount Rs. 50,00,000


Dharmender Srivastava Memorial Fund

It is with great sadness we inform you of sudden demise of Mr. Dharmender Srivastava (our beloved Dharmendra-ji), on 31st August, 2020, due to brain hemorrhage. read more ...

38.8%
114 Contributors raised Rs. 3,87,561 of Goal Amount Rs. 10,00,000


Ankit Rathore Memorial Fund

Distinguished lectures series are aimed at inviting brilliant speakers for delivering stimulating lectures on intriguing topics that are of interest to general audience as well. Presently, the institute hosts around 16 of such lecture series. read more ...

70.9%
161 Contributors raised Rs. 35,43,197 of Goal Amount Rs. 50,00,000


Anand Gupta Memorial Fund

To stay at the pinnacle of teaching and research, attracting young talent from across the globe is crucial. In the past this has been done by providing new faculty with grants/fellowships to boost their research and reward them for their achievements read more ...

94.6%
151 Contributors raised Rs. 42,58,011 of Goal Amount Rs. 45,00,000


Avijit Lal Memorial Fund

To stay at the pinnacle of teaching and research, attracting young talent from across the globe is crucial. In the past this has been done by providing new faculty with grants/fellowships to boost their research and reward them for their achievements read more ...

71.5%
12 Contributors raised Rs. 26,82,651 of Goal Amount Rs. 37,50,000

Area of Critical Need

Donation to the areas of critical need support the institute that need it most

Contributors 49

Faculty Chairs

Faculty Chairs have been set up to recognize the outstanding achievements of the faculty who enjoy a reputation for excellence in their research areas thus facilitating in their research.

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Faculty Chair (Instituted By Family & Friends)


Prof. G.D Agarwal

In India, Travel & Tourism Boards, Industries, Educational Institutions, Governments and their people, in their ill-considered enthusiasm for undigested concepts of Progress and Development , read more ...

6.3%
16 Contributors raised Rs. 7,84,988 of Goal Amount Rs. 1,25,00,000

C.V. Seshadri Chair

Late Prof. Chetput Venkatasubban Seshadri was a distinguished Indian chemical engineer.CV Seshadri set up CV Seshadri Chair under his name in the year 2008. This Chair can be occupied for a period of three years(May 2019 - April 2022) and it opened to the Department of Chemical Engineering.


Arun Kumar Chair

Late Mr. Arun Kumar (BT/EE/1969) was the President and MD of Flextronics Software Systems. Late Arun Kumar Chair was set up by family members and friends of Mr. Kumar. The Chair is open to all the departments of sciences and engineering and can be occupied for a period of three years. (May 2019 - April 2022)


Class of 1984 Chair

The Chair, instituted by the Class of 1984, is open to all the departments of engineering and sciences and can be occupied for a period of three years.


Golden Jubilee Chair on Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Mr. Sujit Kumar (BT/MT/CE/1992/1994), Founder of Cadland Infortech Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore instituted Golden Jubilee Chair on Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The Chair Professor would help foster Innovative Eco System at IIT Kanpur, along with teaching and research in this domain.

Young Faculty Research Fellowships

Young faculty research fellowships have been created by the Institute for those young faculty members who are below the age of 40 years, set up with the generous support in the form of a donation from our alumni and well wishers.


Young Faculty Reserach Fellowship (Instituted By Family & Friends)


P.K. Kelkar (1984 Batch Fellowship)

Dr. Purushottam Kashinath Kelakar (1909-1990) is best remembered as the founding director of IIT Kanpur, established in 1959. To honor his immense contribution in the field of technical education, the Government of India honored him with Padma Bhushan in 1969.


P.K. Kelkar (1982 Batch Fellowship)

Dr. Purushottam Kashinath Kelakar (1909-1990) is best remembered as the founding director of IIT Kanpur, established in 1959. To honor his immense contribution in the field of technical education, the Government of India honored him with Padma Bhushan in 1969.


Class of 1979 Young Faculty Fellowship

Mr. Alok Agarwal (BT/EE/1979) is the Chief Financial Officer at Reliance Industries. He earned his management degree from IIM Ahmadabad in 1981. Mr. Agarwal instituted the Class of 1979 Young Faculty Fellowship that is open to all the departments of engineering and sciences for a period of three years.


P.K. Kelkar (Class of 1979 Research Fellowship for outstanding Young Faculty)

Mr. Alok Agarwal (BT/EE/1979) is the Chief Financial Officer at Reliance Industries. He earned his management degree from IIM Ahmadabad in 1981. Mr. Agarwal instituted the Class of 1979 Young Faculty Fellowship that is open to all the departments of engineering and sciences for a period of three years.


Class of 1973 Young Faculty Fellowship

Class of 1973 instituted the Young Faculty Fellowship that is open to all the departments of engineering and sciences for a period of three years.


P.K. Kelkar (1970 Batch Fellowship)

Dr. Purushottam Kashinath Kelakar (1909-1990) is best remembered as the founding director of IIT Kanpur, established in 1959. To honor his immense contribution in the field of technical education, the Government of India honored him with Padma Bhushan in 1969.