The information required for New PG Students at IITK can be referred here. It comprises of basic information required about documents required, orientation details, and other information required for smooth transition into IIT Kanpur of new students.
Important Notifications
  • SBF Scholarship list: Click here
  • Reporting Dates for PG Y22 are from 16-18 July'22.
Reporting Dates

The reporting dates and other important information can be found here:

  • Reporting Dates: 16th July (Sat) to 18th July (Mon) 2022
  • Orientation Dates: 19th July (Tue) to 23rd July (Sat) 2022
  • Date of Registration: 26th July (Tue) 2022
  • Commencment of classes: 29th July (Fri) 2022
  • Important: Double-vaccination certificate for COVID-19 is mandatory for arrival and staying on campus.
  • Requirement of RT-PCR/additional screening if any will be mailed to you tentatively by 14 July'22.
  • More info is uploaded at:
Check List
Checklist of documents to be submitted will be updated here shortly.

By Air

The most popular air route to IIT Kanpur is through Lucknow Airport (IATA: LKO | ICAO: VILK). Lucknow is connected by direct flights to and from major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru
Note: Kanpur airport (Chakeri) is now open to civillian purpose. The Airport is located around 21 Km from IITK and cabs are available to and fro.


By Road

Kanpur is connected to NH-2 that runs between Amritsar and Kolkata and connecting cities like Delhi, Agra, Allahabad, Patna. Kanpur is also connected to Lucknow on NH25 and is about 91 km from Lucknow. Cabs are available from Lucknow to reach IIT Kanpur.

By Train

Kanpur is well connected by railway network with nearly every major city. Numerous overnight trains are also present from major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore. IIT Kanpur is about 17 km from the Kanpur Central Railway Station.
Direct buses to campus front gate are there from Jhakarkati. Tempos and Autos are also available which take about Rs. 200- Rs. 250 from Station to IITK campus. One can also find shared auto services (commonly known as Vikram) for as low as 40 Rupees from Kanpur Railway Station, outside Platform 9 to campus front gate.
Kanpur Metro services are available between Moti Jheel and IIT Kanpur, and last train at 10 PM.



Please note that the institute does not provide accomodation to parents. Parents are suggested to arrange for their own accomodation. The list of hotels at Kanpur can be found here. [Hotels]

Hall Allocation
Photo of Hall X IITK
Photo of Hall X, IIT Kanpur

The Hall Allocation (PG) for Y22 will be updated here later.
The reporting help desk numbers will be updated here a night before the reporting.

It is mandatory for all registered students of IIT Kanpur to reside in the halls of residence assigned to them.


Starting at a college can feel like stepping into an unknown, but there is no need to worry, The Orientation Programme is organised to acquaint the students with the institute and to help them smoothen their transition into the Institute.
The adjustement in a new environment can be daunting. You may be incredibly excited to come to campus but at the same time you may also feel nervous or unsure about what to expect. Everyone has these mixed emotions and the Orientation program is designed to make your transition to our beautiful IIT Kanpur, as seamless as possible. Please keep checking this page for further updates.


Brochure for Y22 will be updated here

Exploring IIT Kanpur

Details about some must visist places inside our campus will be updated here!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Refer to FAQs regarding any queries about the institute and PG Program.

Related Links

This section will be updated with some resources and links related to IITK


In case of any difficulty or query, contact the PG Team.
Click here for details.