Hobby Clubs at IITK


Go ahead and pursue your passion or acquire a new skill. Give your talents the best chance to flourish.


Pic: Adventures Club

Adventures Club

Adventure sports club at IIT Kanpur is the forum for adventure enthusiasts,trekkers,and climbers in the student community.The members of this club work to develop the spirit of adventure among the IITians.Activities organised are Trekking,Mountain biking and wall climbing.



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Joggers Club

The objective of this club is to make people go out of their rooms and pursue daily fitness regime.The members of this club believe that "Everyday is a good day when you run".The club organises regular jogging sessions and cycle trips to nearby places.



Pic: Brain Club

BRaIN (Biological Research and Innovation Network)

This club is for the Biology enthusiasts with interests in different areas of Biology like Molecular Biology,Genetics and Evolution,Botany,etc. The club organises a number of lectures and workshops with the help of the faculty at IIT Kanpur as well as guest lecturers from across the country.



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Business Club

The members of this club believes in Mr.Bill Gates saying. "It's not a mistake to be born poor,but it's a mistake to die poor". The members of the Business Club aims to inform, inspire and encourage students about business and entrepreneurship.




Insight360 is a part of the Journalist Society and deals with the video journalism part. It is a socially active media body of IIT Kanpur covering the latest happening in and around the campus. It aims at giving the viewers a sneak peek into the events, activities and life at IIT Kanpur. It also organises workshops for Video Making, Video Jockeying throughout the year so that enthusiasts can hone their skill and novices can grasp the nuances.


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Aero-modelling club

Aeromodelling is the art of designing,building and flying miniaturized aircrafts (powered or non-powered). One can build a model plane from any material like Paper, Balsa wood etc. It is both a hobby and sport; the hobby aspect involves building and assembling model aircraft, and the sport part involves the flying.To showcase their passion for flying the club members participate in various fares like techkriti, held at IIT Kanpur and similar shows held at other institutes all over the country.



Pic: Bharat Lal

Society of Automotive Engineers

Society of Automotive Engineers, IIT Kanpur, was established in January,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.The vision of this club is to design and build a race car.



Pic: Gliders Club

Gliders Club

Everyone wants to reach the sky. The gliders club is a temporary solution for those who dream of flying.The club organises joy rides for the students and also the campus residents. Besides this they also have arrangements of flying photography.



Pic: Robotics Club

Robotics Club

Robotics club at IIT Kanpur is an undergraduate organization that provides students with the resources to develop robots. The Club offers indispensible guidance,workshops and tutorials along with tools, equipments, components and workspace.



Pic: Vikram Gupta

Electronics Club

Innovation, Imagination and Application is the motto of this club.The Electronics Club is a hobby group that aims to teach and help people understand the seemingly incomprehensible electronic gadgets in the world today,



Pic: Astronomy Club

Astronomy Club

The curiosity of the students and the campus kids regarding the universe are taken care by this club. The main aim of the club is to promote amateur astronomy and popularise it in the institute. Frequent lectures and talks by students,faculty and other renowned institutions like IUCAA, IIA etc.are organised by the members for the campus community.



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