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Distinguished Alumnus Award  

The Distinguished Alumnus Award (DAA) is the highest award given by IIT Kanpur to its alumni in recognition of their outstanding achievements. Each year IIT Kanpur works with its alumni to honour individuals who have made a mark in their respective fields of expertise.

Nominations Invited for 2010 IIT Kanpur Distinguished Alumnus Awards
Nominations can be made for outstanding achievements in various pursuits under the following categories:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Professional Excellence
  • Entrepreneurship & Management
  • Any other activity pertaining to the service of humanity at large

The Evaluation Committee for the Award, as approved by the Board of Governors of IIT Kanpur, comprises of the following:

  • Director, IIT Kanpur (Chairman)
  • Dean, Resource Planning & Generation
  • Dean, Student Affairs
  • Nominee of the Board of Governors
  • An Industrialist
  • Non-alumnus faculty member of IIT Kanpur
  • Secretary, Alumni Association (Member-Secretary)

Nominations giving a detailed account of contributions made in the chosen area of activity should be sent at the following address:
   Alumni Association
   Outreach Building 207
   Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
   Kanpur 208016

Nominations may also be sent by email to

Previous Winners of Distinguished Alumnus Award