All donations from within India are 100% tax deductible under section 80G of Indian Income tax act.
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This is to inform you that any amount of donation made to your alma mater individually (citizen of India and NRO) is eligible for 100% tax deductible (under section u/s 80G in India) from gross total income.

  1. If a body corporate (or a person who is carrying out any business or is in a profession) makes any payment to a research association which has as its object, the undertaking of scientific research such as IIT Kanpur, an amount equal to 1 and 3/4 times of such sum paid is allowable as expenditure under the provisions of Sec.35(1)(ii) of Income Tax Act, 1961.
  2. Where an assessee, pays an sum to IIT Kanpur with a specific direction that the such sum shall be used for scientific research undertaking under a programme approved in this behalf by the prescribed authority, then he is eligible to claim deduction equal to 2 times the sum paid under the provisions of Sec. 35(2AA) of Income Tax Act 1961.
  • In case of (1) IITK shall make an application in the prescribed form (i.e. Form No. 3CF-I or 3CF-II) to the CIT or Director of Income Tax having jurisdiction over the IITK.
  • In case of (2) the above payment is made with a specific direction that it should be used by the aforesaid person for undertaking scientific research programme approved by the prescribed authority.The prescribed authority is the Head of IITK i.e. Director & such Authority shall submit its report in such form as may be prescribed i.e Form 3CG to the Commissioner of Income Tax.
You can also donate to IIT Kanpur through CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) funding under section 135 of Companies Act 2013.
All donations made to IIT Kanpur share a common belief that donations are used for a noble purpose. A purpose that strengthens IITKs ability to be true to its motto
तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय, lead me from darkness to light.*


*The donation is processed through 100% secured channels of Axis bank and ICICI bank. These bank accept all VISA, Master and Maestro cards

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