All international visitors to India need a visa to enter the country. IIT Kanpur is an educational institution established and funded by the Central Govenment of India. Kindly refer to the following link http://mha1.nic.in/foreigDiv/FAQs.html for visa related queries.
In case you need an invitation letter or any further advice about visa, please send an email to fsttcs2017@cse.iitk.ac.in.


How to reach Kanpur : Kindly go through the link below:


Travel pickups and drops from Amausi Airport (Lucknow) and Kanpur Railway Station can be arranged for all registered participants. Each registered participant will be provided instructions through email using which he/she can request for the travel as per his/her requirement. Travel charges are not part of registration fee.


You can also hire OLA cabs. OLA cabs fare in Kanpur.  

Accommodation to all registered participants can be arranged in the Visitor's Hostel/Hall-13 of IIT Kanpur. Each registered participant will be provided instructions through email using which he/she can request for the accommodation as per his/her requirement. Accommodation charges are not part of registration fee.

Following are the accommodation charges:

Non-student participant Visitor's Hostel INR 1300 (approx.) per day
Student participant Hall-13 INR 350 (approx.) per day

Note: In case a participant needs accommodation for additonal person (for eg. accompanying spouse) in Visitor's Hostel of IIT Kanpur, he/she is requested to send a mail to fsttcs2017@cse.iitk.ac.in in this regard. We will try to provide accommodation.


However if any participant wishes to stay in hotel outside IIT kanpur then following is the list of few such hotels in Kanpur:


Here is a list of other hotels located near IIT Kanpur. Travel time should normally be under 30 minutes from IIT Kanpur.


Here are some options that are slightly further away.