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Prof. R. N. Biswas Chair at IIT Kanpur

The formal announcement regarding establishment of Prof. R.N. Biswas Faculty Chair at IIT Kanpur is being planned on the forthcoming Teacher’s Day, 5th September 2021. read more ...



Batch of 1965 Scholarship

The Batch of 1965 (Class of 1970) wants to establish four scholarships for the undergraduate students (B.Tech. program) of IIT Kanpur with an endowment fund of Rs 50 lacs.   read more...

18.5%
5 Contributors raised Rs. 9,25,000 of Goal Amount Rs. 50,00,000


Tapas Mishra Memorial Chair in Computer Science and Engineering

In loving memory of our friend Tapas Mishra: What do we say about a dear friend who was part of our lives when our lives had not even taken shape, and who left us all too soon, confronting loss of a nature we hadn’t yet learnt to comprehend?   read more...

17.2%
5 Contributors raised Rs. 21,49,000 of Goal Amount Rs. 1,25,00,000


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 ...

Covid-19 Relief Fund

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all of India severely and IIT Kanpur is no exception. The current wave has affected the campus community including faculty, students, and staff. read more...

30%
857 Contributors raised Rs. 1,49,80,860 of Goal Amount Rs. 5,00,00,000

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 44


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 141


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 308


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 ...



 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 ...

Maintenance & Upgradation Hall of Residence II

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

2%
19 Contributors raised Rs. 4,12,466 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 ...

2.7%
24 Contributors raised Rs. 5,19,751 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 1996

  • Silver Jubilee Fund

Class of 1997

  • Young Faculty Research Fellowship

Departmental Fund


Department of Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Established in 1964, Aerospace Engineering department is a premier teaching and research centre today. The department is engaged in engineering science instruction, in-flight laboratory work, aerodynamic testing, and indigenous design and fabrication of advanced facilities and instruments.


Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSBE)

The department is engaged in cutting-edge research and training in basic biology, biomedical and bioengineering fields. Its aim is to produce quality professionals in modern biology and allied fields who will engage in addressing country’s challenges by advancing the discovery in biology and applying the knowledge that can help to improve the quality of life of the citizens.


Center for Lasers and Photonics - CELP

The center Lasers and Photonics (CELP) is an interdisciplinary center of excellence that combines cutting-edge technology from engineering and theoretical advances in science to create new horizons in the field of photonics science and engineering.


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. Our department has been built over the years by faculty members, who have always been exceptionally hard-working, highly dedicated to research and committed to provide cutting edge knowledge and rigorous training to their students.


Department of Chemistry(CHM)

The Department of Chemistry is one of the premier departments in the country today. Its strength has been and continues to be excellence in research and teaching. The students getting trained in the Integrated M.Sc. programme have a unique background of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Technical Arts, and Electronics, in addition to Chemistry.


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.The Department offers B. Tech., B. Tech. - M. Tech. Dual degree in Civil Engineering, and M.Tech degree in Civil Engineering with six specializations, i.e., Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geoinformatics, and Engineering Geosciences.


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 Cognitive Science(CGS)

Cognitive Science is the study of the mind - how it comes to be, what it is, and what it does. Researchers and practitioners in cognitive science come from a variety of conventional academic disciplines.


Department of Design Program

Design Programme offers training for students to synthesize technology and aesthetics in the service of human-needs. The programme encourages creativity, innovation, craftsmanship, and personal expression leading to evolution of products and services in the field of engineering design and visual communications.


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 Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences at IIT Kanpur focuses on the study of the Earth, encompassing its evolution and internal dynamics, its surface processes, emphasizing natural and human-induced transformations of the terrestrial environment vis-a-vis sustainable development, given the biggest problem we face in terms of rapidly increasing population


Department of Economics Sciences

The Department of Economic Sciences has 15 permanent faculty members with research and teaching interests that cover a broad range of fields.


Department of Environment Engineering & Management

The Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) Programme at the Department of Civil Engineering is one of the oldest and well recognized academic programmes in environmental management in the country and abroad.


Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

In the era when the Indian Institutes of Technology were founded as centres of excellence, IIT Kanpur took the lead in humanities and social sciences education both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels by integrating these discourses into the engineering curriculum.


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.


Department of Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering, earlier Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at IIT Kanpur was established in 1960.


Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Mathematics and Statistics department shares the vision of the institute of achieving excellence in teaching and research. It has always striven to succeed in this endeavor. Over the years, it has evolved as one of the premier departments in the country providing excellent teaching and research in Mathematical Sciences, including Statistics.


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.


Sanjeev Shukla Memorial Fund

Sanjeev Shukla (BT/MME/1989, MT/MME/1994) passed away on April 24th, 2021 in Bokaro, Jharkhand. His sudden departure has left us shocked and deeply saddened. read more ...

89%
155 Contributors raised Rs. 35,61,031 of Goal Amount Rs. 40,00,000

Manish Bhatnagar Memorial Fund

Manish Bhatnagar (BT/CE/1987) left us on April 18th, 2021. They say that the God takes away first whom he loves the most. This is certainly true of Manish, described by all who knew him, whether from school or college or otherwise, as a person who will smile and care for his friends, no matter what his own situation be. read more ...

124.1%
197 Contributors raised Rs. 62,05,780 of Goal Amount Rs. 50,00,000

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 ...

14.5%
87 Contributors raised Rs. 7,24,230 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

Ankit Rathore (BT/ME/2007) was a very passionate and entrepreneurial personality. He was a person striving for improvement in every field of life. Ankit was born and brought up in Agra. He completed his schooling from St. Francis School and Holy Public School, in Agra. In IIT Kanpur, he was always active in campus activities from starting itself. read more ...

71.7%
164 Contributors raised Rs. 35,85,197 of Goal Amount Rs. 50,00,000


Anand Gupta Memorial Fund

Anand Prasad Gupta (BT/CE/1989-93) was a wonderful person who always loved to spread happiness with people around him. You could not have a dull moment when he was around. He was a great human being, immensely spontaneous, intensely funny and an amazing friend to so many of us. The time he spent at IIT Kanpur was one of the most precious moments he had. read more ...

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


Avijit Lal Memorial Fund

An illustrious IITian, a loyal & trustworthy friend, a gentle and compassionate human being – all epithets which accurately describe Avijit Lal(BT/MME/2002), who is no more amongst us and whose memory we are seeking to perpetuate. read more ...

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

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 159

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.



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 ...

7.1%
17 Contributors raised Rs. 8,86,088 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.