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1968-Batch of IIT Kanpur comes together to support their alma mater by setting up the

50th Year Reunion 1968 Batch Fund


Goal  US $100,000

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50th Year Reunion 1968 Batch Fund

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Account Name Endowment Fund Account, IIT Kanpur Account Number10426004735
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Body Corporate(Corporate Donations for stated objective) Endowment Fund Account, IIT Kanpur 175% 35(1)(ii) of Income Tax Act, 1961. Govt. notification
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Alumni Association & your Alma Mater welcomes the Batch of 1968 for their

"50th Year Reunion"

We hope you'll join us!
Mark your calendar for Reunion on 09th - 12th February, 2018.
Enjoy the company of old friends and the opportunity to revisit your favorite places and spaces in the campus.









  • UNESCO Fellow at Biotechnology Group
  • Fellow of Wessex Institute of Great Britain
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Member of Academy of Teaching Excellence of Michigan Technological University
  • Member of Editorial Board of The International Journal of Boundary Element Methods Communications

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, WITSA
  • Business Leader of the Year by Rotary International
  • Distinguished Faculty Member Award, Michigan Universities
  • CIO-100 Award, Economic Intelligence Unit India
  • John Russell Award for teaching excellence

Registration form for 50th year reunion of the batch of 1968

(09th - 12th February, 2018)

Please fill your details:


  • Morning tea + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner for all 3 days or 3 each.
  • Pick up and drop by Kanpur Railway Station. For pick from the Airport, the alumni concerned would pay themselves but IIT would arrange for the taxi. We may need to provide the facility for them to enable them to inform in the link itself.
  • Room rent for 3 days on double occupancy. No individual rooms or single occupancy.
  • Bar license for 3 days i.e. 9th, 10th and 11th.
  • All tenting, lighting and decoration.
  • 10% Admin charges.
  • 18% GST


  • No cultural programme. Need to be paid by the batch if they arrange.
  • No drinks.

In case, you wish any assistance, please contact the batch coordinators:

R.K. Agarwal

Gopal Sutwala

Manoj Pant

Please note: For any query email us at alumni@iitk.ac.in or contact the batch coordinators

Who's Coming:

Check this list frequently for the list of alumni who are coming for 50th year reunion of the batch of 1968, 2018!
Use this list to see which of your friends, classmates, and former roommates are making plans to come to IIT Kanpur from 9th-12th February, 2018!

  • ● Rajkamal Kansal
  • ● Sandeep Mathur
  • ● Devendra K Gautam
  • ● Sushil Vachani
  • ● Manoj Kumar Pant
  • ● Rajesh Kumar Jain
  • ● Vishnu Kumar Goyal
  • ● Kiran Shripad Nadkarni
  • ● Madhukar Vable
  • ● Abhay Kumar Gupta
  • ● Oscar Braganza
  • ● Vijay Kumar V
  • ● Rakesh Surie
  • ● Riptapan Singh
  • ● Alok Kapoor
  • ● Deepak Bhagat
  • ● Deepak Bhagat
  • ● Sushma Jain Mahajan
  • ● Ayyagari Sri Ramchander Murthy
  • ● Naresh Chandra Jain
  • ● Varadarajan Srinivasan
  • ● Rajeeva Kansal
  • ● Ketan Bhagat
  • ● Abdul Majid
  • ● Anil Kumar Asthana
  • ● Sudhir Kumar Mathur
  • ● Harsh Kumar
  • ● Ajay Rastogi
  • ● Virendra Kumar Jain
  • ● Kirti Mohan Naithani
  • ● Ashok Kumar Jain
  • ● Harshad Shah
  • ● Bhupendra K Ahuja
  • ● Rahul Kapur
  • ● T V Sriram
  • ● Chetan Mankermi
  • ● Ambrish Misra
  • ● Som Mittal
  • ● Ashok Agarwal
  • ● Vineet Chand Rai
  • ● Lajpatrai Malik
  • ● Amar Nath Gupta
  • ● Hemant Saran Lall
  • ● Ashok Sinha
  • ● Navketan Gulati
  • ● Nirmal Mathrani
  • ● Devendra Kumar Babbar

Please note: Online registrations are not reflected immediately on this page. Please allow four business days for your registration status to be updated.

Please note:

1. Room reservation will be confirmed only after receiving full payment by credit card/ debit card, bank transfer. (no cash payment accepted)

2. VH accommodation is based on first come first serve basis.

3. A family will be given preference on deluxe rooms.

NEFT details:
Account Name: IITK Alumni Association
Account No: 32423784259
Account Type: Saving
Branch: IIT Kanpur
IFSC Code: SBIN0001161

  • During the transaction quote remarks as "Roll No.: your roll no".
  • Please send a mail to alumni@iitk.ac.in attaching a screenshot of the payment confirmation window.

Buddy system has been started from this year.
Volunteers of the first and second year of IIT Kanpur will be associated with each alumnus on a one-on-one basis to facilitate their stay and any other assistance.
Volunteers shall be matched with alumni based on their branch as far as possible.
Buddy system will continue if alumnus wishes to continue mentoring the buddy by providing him internship or other career guidance till he graduates & after that.

50th year reunion of the Batch of 1968

Program of Activities (09th - 12th February, 2018)

Day 1: Friday, February 09, 2018

Time Activity Venue
12:00 Noon onwards Batch starts gathering at IITK Welcome Drink (Tea) & Registration Visitor's Hostel
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Lunch at Visitors Hostel Visitor's Hostel
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM Relax / Settle / Net working session Visitor's Hostel
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Tea Visitor's Hostel
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Relax / Bull session Visitor's Hostel
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Musical Evening by Alumni Families / Karoake Visitor's Hostel Lawns
09:00 PM - 12:00 PM Dinner, Dance & Drink at VH Lawns Visitor's Hostel Lawns

Day 2: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Time Activity Venue
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Bed Tea Room
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Breakfast Hall 1
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Campus Tour Starting at Visitor's Hostel
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM Lunch Hostel X
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Batch Photograph IIT Ground
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Relax / Glider ride / Mehndi for Ladies Visitor's Hostel
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Delicious Chat + Tea Visitor's Hostel
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM Ladies games / Tambola Visitor's Hostel
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM GALA DINNER Visitor's Hostel
08:00 PM - Midnight With Music / Old songs by Gopal Mishra Visitor's Hostel

Day 3: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Time Activity Venue
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Bed Tea Room
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast Visitor's Hostel
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Felicitation Programme Outreach Auditorium
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM Institute Lunch Director's Residence
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Glider rides / Mehndi Gliding Centre / VH
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Interaction with Student PBCEC
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Tea Visitor's Hostel
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Panel Discussion on some topic of interest like changes due to Technology by 2025. PBCEC
08:00 PM - 11:30 PM Dinner, Music, IIT Band Visitor's Hostel Lawns

Day 4: Monday, February 12, 2018

Time Activity Venue
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast Visitor's Hostel
10:30 AM onward Departure Visitor's Hostel
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch Visitor's Hostel

Glider Ride (09-12, February 2018)
Aerial view of the Institute Campus from glider joy rides on all days (02:00 to 5:00 pm) are available, subject to weather conditions. Rs. 500/- per person to be paid at the Air Strip. Booking at Arrival Desk

Campus Tour



Visitor’s Hostel has three types of rooms available with us, which can accommodate a total of 170 guests on twin sharing basis. All the rooms are equipped with twin bed with attached bathroom, Color T.V. with cable, Wi-Fi connectivity. Following is the bring description of the rooms:


There are 12 Apartments in Visitor’s Faculty accommodation, out of which 8 are 1 BHK and 4 are 2 BHK flats. These flats are refurbished to accommodate the needs of visiting faculties.

VH Deluxe Room

Equipped with all the necessary items to make you feel at home. Deluxe AC Room has standard facilities and also additional facilities such as sitting room, a small pantry, and refrigerator along with a personal computer with internet connection.

VH Standard Room

A spacious twin bedroom with attached bathroom with warm staff to make your stay pleasant. Out of a total of 70 rooms, 25 were renovated recently.

Community Hall

This is an extension of IITK's accommodation facilities with an aim to accommodate the peak season’s arrival of guests. Most of the facilities like AC, attached bathroom, Internet connectivity etc. is provided.

VH Extension

This is an extension of visitors hostel with an aim to accommodate the peak season’s arrival of guests. Most of the facilities like AC, Internet connectivity, security etc. is provided for a pleasant stay of guests.

Kindly note :

  • Photos are only representatives.
  • Accommodation is allocated in consultation with batch coordinators.
  • All effort shall be made to refurbish the accommodation, in case of any difficulty kindly contact the VH staff or the Batch Coordinator.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the registration fee for a reunion ?

The registration fee for a reunion is between Rs.10,000 to Rs. 35,000/-. The fee depends upon the activities decided by the batch coordinators.

What are the modes of registration fee payment?

The reunion fee can be paid by a credit /debit card or bank transfer.

What is the batch contribution fee for a reunion?

Apart from the registration fees, batch contribution fee is being collected by the batch coordinators towards grand reunion dinner, batch gifts, hard drinks and invitations to professionals for cultural activities.

Is the registration fee refunded if alumni cancel their participation?

Yes, we do refund the registration fee if an alumnus does not turn up for the reunion after registration.

Are pick and drop facilities arranged?

The alumni association will provide pick up and drop facility from the Kanpur railway station. In case many people are travelling via the same trains, a bus would be arranged. However, alumni wishing to travel alone with their families can avail taxis. Do please confirm your arrival/departure schedule at the time of pre-registration / registration.

What formalities are to be done on our arrival at IITK?

After checking into your VH rooms, you can complete the registration process at the control room in the VH or the outreach building. It involves paying the fees, filling up the registration, data Update and departure forms given in the Reunion Kit and collecting your life membership card of the alumni association.
If you have already paid your fees online then quote your transaction id. Kindly collect the payment receipt and identity badges for you and your family members.

Whom should we contact for housekeeping?

All complaints/issues regarding room amenities like lights, air conditioners, mosquito repellents, bathroom, fitting, upholstery, replenishing the tea/coffee supply should be directed to the VH housekeeping whose internal number is 8171. The VH will not have your room key, so the housekeeping will have to be arranged in your presence.
For any other need such as laundry services, special tours, cab booking, drinking water, dietary needs etc., please contact the front desk/reception area or the reunion control room set up in the VH.

Any arrangements available for hard drinks?

The alumni association will have to send a letter to the Excise department, UP Government, informing them about the upcoming reunion and a DD of the required amount to seek necessary permission. Caterers engaged for preparing meals will make other arrangements for serving drinks. The cost is borne by the batch.

What are the amusements available for family members?

The alumni and their families can access the stadiums and numerous world-class sports facilities available within the campus, permission for which is sought by the Alumni Association office through P-E section/ Sports-In-Charge. As is the rule, non-marking shoes are mandatory for indoor games.
Besides, the alumni can have some fun Glider joy rides at the airstrip for a small fee of Rs. 500 per ride and the payment is to be made on the spot to the concerned officials. The rides are available from 10 am to 5 pm subject to weather conditions. Here too, the alumni association will have to seek prior permissions from the Flight In-Charge. taxies/ buses will be arranged for taking alumni to the airstrip. However, a walk from the airstrip back to the VH is highly recommended to enjoy the flora and fauna of the campus.

Are there any medical facilities available, if required?

The institute has a health center within its premises where necessary medical facilities are available and medical officers are on duty 24*7. In the case of emergencies, an ambulance can also be easily arranged.