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BUILT TO LAST - Infrastructure at IIT Kanpur

One of my first concerns was, IIT is a government aided institution and since I had been in one during my bachelors, I was worried what the infrastructure would be like. When you add word government to constructions in India , your first images are of crumbling buildings which might as well be managed by ASI or added to UNESCO world heritage site lists and poor management, although that does not necessarily apply to all government infrastructures. Fortunately, IIT Kanpur is a breath of fresh air! Infrastructure at IIT Kanpur can be divided into residential, educational and miscellaneous infrastructure.


Educational:
Educational infrastructure of IIT Kanpur is enclosed within an Academic Block, including our department of Industrial & Management Engineering (IME). As IME is of new construction, its facilities are top notch, including modern lecture halls, laboratories, a library and of course Wi-Fi connectivity (which is present across the whole academic block). Also of mention is th…