Institute of Technology Kanpur is situated in the western part of Kanpur city. It is a serene and wooded campus housing academic as well as residential places for students, staffs and faculty. Nestling on the banks of the eternal Ganga, Kanpur stands as one of North India's major industrial centers with its own historical, religious and commercial importance. Nearest airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Amausi, Lucknow, 90 kms from the IIT Kanpur campus. It takes about one and half hours of drive to reach the campus. Kanpur is connected to all the major railway stations of the country by express, super-fast and passenger trains. Kanpur is connected by road with all the major cities of the country. It is situated on National Highway No. 2 on the Delhi-Agra-Allahabad-Calcutta route and on National Highway No. 25 on the Lucknow-Jhansi-Shivpuri route. Kanpur experiences a typical version of a humid subtropical climate that resembles the climate of Delhi to some degree. Best time to visit Kanpur is either October–November or February– March. The city of Kanpur attracts tourists for its age old monuments and varied other constructions, which reflect the history of the place. Besides that, this city of Uttar Pradesh houses many parks, gardens, water bodies and religious places of visit. Some of them are Kanpur Memorial Church, Nana Rao Park, J.K.Temple, Moti Jheel, Allen Forest Zoo, Dwarakadhish Temple, Kamla Retreat, Jain Glass Temple, Massacre Ghat.
Dr. KRISHANU BISWAS
Department of Materials Science and Enggineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
KANPUR -208016, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA