Alumni Association & your Alma Mater welcomes the Class of 1985 for their

35th Year Reunion

We hope you'll join us!
Mark your calendar for Reunion on 22nd - 24th November, 2019.
Enjoy the company of old friends and the opportunity to revisit your favorite places and spaces in the campus.









  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, India
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Member, Americal Physical Society
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Member of Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures
  • IEEE Fellow
  • A. P. Sloan Fellowship
  • Hellman Foundation Fellowship
  • Guggenheim Fellowship
  • APS Fellowship

  • Early Researcher Award, Province of Ontario
  • Discovery Accelerator Supplement, NSERC
  • IBM Faculty Award
  • Intel Achievement Award
  • Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Outstanding Research Award
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, IIT Kanpur
  • Europhysics Prize
  • Simons Investigator Award
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award
  • IUPUI Kathryn J. Wilson Award
  • Joshi Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay
  • Lala Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay

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

1985-Class of IIT Kanpur comes together to support their alma mater by setting up the

35th Year Reunion 1985 Class Fund

Contribute Now


35th year reunion of the Class of 1985

Program of Activities (22nd - 24th November, 2019)

Day 1: Friday, 22ndNovember 2019

Time Activity Venue
07:00 am – 10:00 am Breakfast VH - Mess
11:00 am onwards Arrival & Registration Outreach Auditorium
12:30 pm – 02:30 pm Lunch VH - inner lawns
03:00 pm – 05:00 pm Batch-mates bonhomie
Visit your Department
Around VH
Department offices
05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Tea & Snacks VH – inner lawns
06:00 pm – 08:00 pm Batchmates – Interaction Outreach Audi
08:00 pm – 10:00 pm Dinner VH – inner lawn
10:00 pm – onwards Bulla Night VH – Indoor hall

Day 2: Saturday, 23rd November 2019

Time Activity Venue
05:00 am – 07:00 am Nature's walk / cycling for the early risers & late sleepers Around campus, with Kulhad 
chai-shai at Transport Section
07:30 am – 10:00 am Breakfast VH – Inner lawn
10:00 am –12:00 pm Campus Tour By bus
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Welcome by AA & Director Outreach Auditorium
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Group Photo Session Stadium / Outreach
02:00 pm – 03:30 pm Lunch – hosted by Institute VH – Inner lawn
04:30 pm – 06:00 pm Student Interaction,followed by Chaat Party Outreach Auditorium
07:00 pm onwards Gala Re-union Dinner Off-campus at Bithoor Farm house

Day 3: Sunday, 24thNovember 2019

Time Activity Venue
05:00 am – 08:00 am Early morning Bicycle ride around campus VH to Bithoor & back & 
morning chai at Bithoor
08:00 am – 10:30 am Breakfast Hall 2 Mess
12:00 am – 03:00 pm Start of an early Lunch VH – Inner lawn
03:00 pm onwards Farewell and departures

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.