SAE IIT Kanpur is a student run organization at one of the premier technical institutes of the
country, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. We are a team of highly motivated, enthusiastic,
passionate and dedicated students who work towards the ultimate goal of building a ‘Racecar’. Our
team comprises of students from a spectrum of different departments and years (i.e. First years to
Post Graduates) who are passionate to pursue, explore, learn and gain experience in automotive.
We began our venture in the year 2011, by the collective efforts of a group of students with a
strong urge to complement the theoretical knowledge imparted in classrooms, emphasizing on the
practical aspects of engineering. Their idea to develop an automotive culture revolutionized the
institute and SAE IIT Kanpur started with an initial strength of over 150 student members.The
competitions we participate in are highly prestigious and are judged by the professionals who
command respect in the automotive industry in order to showcase our technical prowess, skills and
hone our knowledge pertaining to real life engineering.
By becoming a part of SAE IIT Kanpur, students embark upon the path that will nurture priceless
practical skills in their respective fields of both engineering and business, enriching their
college experience and equipping them with the knowledge that will allow them to prosper in their
SAE International, founded in 1905, is a global association of more than 1,38,000 engineers and
related technical experts dedicated to advancing mobility technology for use in everyday life. SAE
India is an affiliate society of SAE International registered in India as a national non-profit
engineering and scientific society dedicated to advancement of mobile industry in India.