Alumni Association & your Alma Mater welcomes the Class of 1969 for their

50th Year Reunion

8th -10th November 2019

We hope you'll join us!
Mark your calendar for Reunion on Tentative November, 2019 .
Enjoy the company of old friends and the opportunity to revisit your favorite places and spaces in the campus.









  • Fellow, National Academy of Engineering, USA
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Member, American Association of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy
  • ACM Fellow
  • Member, Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas
  • Harry H. Goode Memorial Award, IEEE
  • Fellow, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • Founder of successful venture ‘Infosys’, a technology company

  • Pierre Devijver Award
  • IAPR Senior Biometric Investigator Award
  • Hoover Medal
  • Padma Vibhushan
  • Padma Shri
  • Philanthropist of the Year
  • Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal
  • Acta Materialia Gold Medal
  • Holladay Medal
  • RJ Reynolds Prize
  • TWAS Prize
  • Pathbreaker of the Year Award
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize
  • G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research

Reunion Pictures can be accessed using the link below

DAY-1 Click here

DAY-2 Click here

DAY-3 Click here

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

- Anonymous

1969-Class of IIT Kanpur comes together to support their alma mater by setting up the

50th Year Reunion 1969 Class Fund

Contribute Now


50th year reunion of the Class of 1969

Program of Activities (8th Nov. to 11th Nov. 2019)

Day 1: Friday, 8thNovember 2019

Time Activity Venue
11:00 am onwards Batch starts gathering at IITK followed by Registration/Networking VH
01.00 am – 03:30 pm Lunch VH
03.00 pm – 06:30 pm Networking & Bulla Session Evening tea, coffee and light snacks VH
08:00 pm – 10:30 pm Dinner (normal) bar license Side lawns

Day 2: Saturday, 9thNovember 2019

Time Activity Venue
07:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast Hall 1
09:30 am – 12:00 pm Welcome to your alma mater (Inaugural Function – Welcome by the Director Outreach Auditorium
12:00 pm –1:00 pm High Tea and Batch Photograph Outreach Lawn
01:00 pm – 03:00 pm Institute Lunch Outreach Lawn
03:00 pm – 05:30 pm Visit to Incubation Centre OR Lecture Hall/ Academic Tour / Hostel Tour / Computer Center / P K Kelkar Library /L7/TA202 Labs/ 4i Lab/ NWTF OR Groups breaks up and Rests VH
05:30 pm – 06:30pm Session Networking and rest VH
06.30 pm - 08.30 pm Cultural events by alumni and family Outreach Auditorium
9.00 pm-11.00 onwards Gala Dinner VH Side Lawns

Day 3: Sunday, 10thNovember 2019

Time Activity Venue
07:00 am – 08:00 am Morning walk PBCEC
08:00 am – 10:30 am Breakfast VH
10:30 am – 01:00 pm Phatta Cricket / Other activities IIT Ground
01:00 pm – 02:30 pm Lunch VH
02:30 pm onwards Departure Meet again soon!

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.