Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, established in 1959, is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The aim of the Institute is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation.
This year, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) has reached the distinguished Diamond Jubilee (60 years) milestone. In last sixty years of its illustrious growth, Institute has touched many milestones in progress of science and technology and deserves a vibrant gathering of eminent minds. It serves us to envision the journey of IITK so far and celebrate it to take IIT Kanpur into new horizons of success and accomplishments
"To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society."
"To pursue excellence in education, research and innovation by Enabling a creative and dynamic learning environment, Developing sustainable research solutions for the benefit of the nation, Building bridges between the academia, industry and society, Fostering entrepreneurial spirit and skill, Nurturing leadership qualities with sense of commitment and accountability, and Inculcating values and ethics in thought, expression and deed."