*** Launch of Centenary year initiatives on 22nd Feb,2018 ***Please check Centenary section for more details *** Please check Events section for more information on upcoming events ***


Reunion of Alumni 1974 Batch, Nov 3,2017 to Nov 6,2017

The 3rd- 6th of November saw the reunion of the alumni of '74 batch. The reunion was organised by the Students Alumni Interaction Cell along with the Banaras Alumni Association. The occasion saw the IIT (BHU) Varanasi Alumni go through a journey of nostalgia and reminiscence. Alumni, from all over the world, who have achieved the pinnacle of success attended the reunion. The inauguration was graced by the Director, Prof. Rajeev Sangal along with The Dean Of Resource and Alumni, Prof. A.K Tripathi. The Secretary of the Banaras Alumni Association, Mr. Vyomesh Kumar, made sure that his fellow college-mates didn't miss any flavour of the College. Departmental visits, morning games at the gymkhana and a beautiful Dev Deepavali celebration was also organised. The SAIC also organised a small interactive session with the alumni wherein the alumni opened up about everything, right from the College life fun, the struggle without which life becomes worthless, success stories and all the life experiences, making the event a cherished one for both the alumni and the students.

Alumni Meet Computer Science & Engg., 1992 Batch , Jan 25,2018 to Jan 26,2018

A two-day event, comprising of department visit, meeting the faculty and PhD scholars, an interaction session with the students organised by the Student Alumni Interaction Cell and finally a cricket match with the students of Morvi Hostel. Not to mention, they did visit their old rooms, LC, DG and their hostel mess. SAIC proudly facilitated the alumni of CSE Dept, IIT(BHU).

Alumni Meet  1976 Batch, Dec 8,2017 to Dec 10,2017

December 2017 was slated to witness numerous reunions, overseen by the SAIC, kicking off with the gathering of the '76 batch from 8th - 10th of the month. On the first day, the attendees gathered together at the Guesthouse for the distribution of Teeshirts among themselves, followed by dinner at the Clarks. The next day everybody collected at the ABLT for an official gathering and discussion of various critical points. The Chief Speakers being: Mr. Nitin Malhotra, Member, Board of Governors, IIT BHU Mr. Sunil Khanna, President, Western Alumni Association, IIT BHU Mr. Ramji Agrawal, President, Banaras Alumni Association Prof. A.K. Tripathi, Dean, Resource and Alumni Mr. Rakesh Bhatia, Chief Organiser. Few noteworthy points to know: The batch has already pledged 20 lakhs for Scholarships. Construction of a new Hostel in collaboration with various other batches is in progress. Proposal of collaboration -- The Industry, Institute Interface. Funding for Centenary year projects like the Shatabdi Granthalaya, etc.

Centenary Celebration 2019

Celebrating the legacy of 100 years not only in the field of Technology and innovation but also enshrining our heritage and values, IIT BHU is organising a centenary year launch event on 22nd Feb 2018 announcing the commencement of year- long celebrations. The event will be adorned by the golden jubilee reunion of the 1968 batch, also the function will witness an array of cultural performances along with the showcase of various Technological achievements made by our students.


Dr. Manu Vora, Chemical Engg, 1968 batch, was awarded Fulbright Specialist Project Grant by the U. S. Department of State for 2018-2019 for teaching at IIT (BHU), Varanasi.

Dr. Deep Jariwala (BT/Metallurgy/2010) made it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Science!

Ware, co-founded by three IIT BHU alumni, Aditya Goel, Rahul Raj and Arvind Jain has been included in YourStory’s list of 30 most-promising startups of 2017.

Our alumna Jayanthi Sampathkumar (B.tech/Metallurgy/94) is now the proud record-holder of the world's fastest marathon in a sari! She achieved this feat in 4 hrs and 57 minutes.

Mr Daljeet Singh, Civil Engg., has taken over charge as Director (Works) of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

Mr. Arvind Gupta, alumnus ECE batch 1992, Co-Founder and Head of Digital India Foundation. He was appointed as the CEO of MyGovIndia on 6th feb 2018. He is on the Board of IIT – BHU Alumni Association & PAN-IIT Alumni Association.

Sunil Khanna (Electronics 1976), president and managing director of Emerson Network Power (India) elected as chairman of CII, Maharashtra State Council.

Prabhat Kumar (Mechanical 1977) takes charge as Chief Executive Officer of Meja Urja Nigam (MUNPL), a joint venture of NTPC Ltd & UPRVUNL.

Varun Grover (Civil 2003), wins Best Lyricist at 63rd National Film Awards 2016, for Moh Moh ke Dhaage from Sharat Katariya movie Dum Laga ke Haisha.

Ratan Tata invests in baby products eCommerce platform, Firstcry (founded by Amitav Saha, Mechanical 1997).

Arpwood Capital (founded by Rajeev Gupta, Mechanical 1980), retained as adviser by Lafarge.

Nikesh Arora (Electrical 1989), Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank, will lead the overseas unit.

Vikas Purohit (Mechanical 2000), Ex-Amazon fashion head appointed as Vice-president for Paytm payment bank business.

About Us

"With a legacy spanning almost a hundred years, IIT BHU has given the world individuals, who with their virtues and flair have left impeccable footprints on the sands of time. SAIC is an attempt and a platform to muster all the scattered pearls that were once stringed together in the necklace of this institute, and let them contribute to the enhancement of the college and its students."

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    Prof. Rajeev Sangal

    Director,IIT BHU

    Welcome to your Alma Mater.We are very pleased to have you here.

A Message

From the desk of "The Director", IIT B.H.U

Leading Around the World


Jay Chaudhary

Founder ZScaler Electronics Eng. Alumni

Founder of successful companies like Zscaler, AirDefense, CipherTrust etc. Conferred with Entrepreneur of the Year and Innovator and Influencer.


Shri Manoj Sinha

Minister Railways Civil Eng. Alumni

Currently the Minister of State for Railways. Popularly known for his work in backward villages. Among the seven most honest MPs according to India Today.


Nikesh Arora

COO SoftBank Corp. Electrical Eng. Alumni

Former google executive and current President and COO of the Japanese $70 billion giant SoftBank Corp.


Anil Bharadwaj

Director ISRO Applied Physics Alumni

Dr. Anil Bhardwaj was inducted in the hall of fame of Distinguished Alumnus Awardees of IIT BHU as a token of appreciation for a wonderful career and an unparalleled contribution to India space research.


Deepak Ahuja

CFO Tesla Motors Ceramics Eng. Alumni

He has been named 'CFO of the Year' by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in the year 2010.


(Late) Shri Krishan Kant

Ex Vice-President India MSc. Tech. Alumni

He worked as a Scientist with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi He was a part of the Quit India movement and the Independence struggle as a youth and continued to be involved in politics, eventually being elected to the Parliament of India.


Pulickel M. Ajayan

Distinguished Nanotech. Metallurgy Eng. Alumni

He is a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology and mentioned twice in Guinness World Records for making the smallest brush and also the darkest material on Earth which reflects only 0.045% of light.


Dr. Ram Charan

Distinguished Multi.. Mechanical Eng. Alumni

He consistently ranked in the Thinkers50 Top Global Business Thinkers ranking from 2005-2009 & was the Economic Times Global Indian of the year in 2009. He was inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame in 2015.


Thomas S. Anantharaman

Distinguished IBM Electonics Eng. Alumni

He was a part of the team that built the IBM Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer which was the first to beat the World Champion Garry Kasparov.