*Some of the photos are damaged and hence are not uploaded. If you have your college photo then kindly send it to alumni@iitk.ac.in, and we shall be happy to update it here.

Registration form for
40th Year Reunion of the Class of 1980
07th - 09th February, 2020

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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.


* Will be updated soon as per the waiting communication from the batch coordinator.


* Will be updated soon as per the waiting communication from the batch coordinator.

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

Pradip D Parikh


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:
40th Year Reunion of the Class of 1980
Use this list to see which of your friends, classmates, and former roommates are making plans to come to IIT Kanpur from:

07th - 09th February, 2020
  • Alok Srivastava
  • Ananta P Mukerji
  • AV Chaturvedi
  • Mohan Tambe
  • Tarun Anand

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. Room allocation shall be in consultation with batch co-ordinator.

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

Alumni Association & your Alma Mater welcomes the Class of 1980 for their

“40th Year Reunion”

We hope you’ll join us!

Mark your calendar for Reunion on

07th - 09th February, 2020

Enjoy the company of old friends and the opportunity to revisit your favorite places and spaces in the campus.

Class Highlights










  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize
  • Computer Pioneer Award, IEEE Computer Society
  • IJCAI Award for Research Excellence
  • ACM-AAAI Allen Newell Award
  • Helmholtz Prize
  • SPE John Franklin Carll Award
  • Longuet-Higgins Prize
  • Global Faculty award by IBM
  • IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Achievement Award


  • Fellow, ACM
  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers

40th Year Reunion of the Class of 1980
Program of Activities
07th - 09th February, 2020

Day 1/3: Friday, 07th February 2020

Time Activity Venue
12:00 noon onwards Batch starts gathering at IITK followed by Registration / Networking Visitor’s Hostel
12.30 pm – 02:30 pm Lunch Visitor’s Hostel
02:45 pm – 06:00 pm Campus, Academic and Hostel Tour OAT Sac/ Computer Center / P K Kelkar Library / L7 / Glass Blowing / 4i Lab/ NWTF / SIDBI / Samtel Centre and Department visits Glider Rides Tour by IIT Bus
06:00 pm – 07:30 pm Groups breaks up and Rests Visitor’s Hostel
07:30 pm – Onwards Dinner VH Side Lawns

Day 2/3: Saturday, 8th February 2020

Time Activity Venue
07:30 am – 10:00 am Breakfast Hall 1
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Welcome to your alma mater (Inaugural Function – Welcome by the Director Outreach Auditorium
12:00 pm –1:00 pm Tea and Batch Photograph with Director and Family Outreach Lawn
01:00 pm – 03:00 pm Institute Lunch Outreach Lawn
03:00 pm – 04:30 pm ALIMCO camp for providing Physically challenged members / family members of Mess workers and those employed in IITK on Contract, with facilitating equipments, FREE OF COST Lecture Hall Complex / Outreach Auditorium
04:30 pm – 05:00 pm Groups breaks up and Rests / Glider Rides (Tea and Chaat Party) Visitor’s Hostel
05.00 pm onwards Cultural Programme followed by Gala Dinner Visitor’s Hostel

Day 3/3: Sunday, 9th February 2020

Time Activity Venue
07:00 am – 08:00 am Morning walk / Yoga Session PBCEC
08:00 am – 10:30 am Breakfast Visitor’s Hostel Dining Hall
11:30 am onwards Departure Meet again soon!
  • Advisable to have registration online.
  • Glider Ride (7th – 9th, February 2020)
  • Aerial view of the Institute Campus from glider joy rides on all days (Depend upon the availability) are available, subject to weather conditions. Rs. 1200/- per person to be paid at the Air Strip. Booking at Arrival Desk

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.

Campus Tour



Kindly note :

  • Photos are only representatives.
  • Room allocation is done by the 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.

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.

International Guest House (VH2)

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

– Anonymous

1980-Class of IIT Kanpur comes together to support their alma mater by setting up the

40th Year Reunion 1980 Class Fund


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