Kanpur Institute of Technology (KIT) was conceived in the year 2004 by a group of engineers of Indian Institute Of Technology in order to provide world class education in many academic fields. The institute was created with two important goals. One was for grooming young minds into highly qualified globally competent technical personnel and the other was that there were very few colleges in northern India before 2004 which were having good infrastructure and providing standard education.
Library: The library is fully automated with libsey (release 5.0 LAN version with web OPAC) and now houses about 25000 volume of books; all the books are bar-coded. The library subscribes to about 100 national/ international journals in print form, 95 in electronic through inter net , 17 magazines and at newspapers . A rich collection of CDs recognized & DVDs is also available for its users , the books in the library are classified according to the dewey decimal classification.
Playgrounds: In KIT, Sports is commonly defined as an organized, competitive and skillful physical activity that requires commitment and fair play. It is governed by a set of rules or customs. Its key factors are the physical capabilities and skills of the competitor that determine the outcome.
KIT offers separate magnificent hostels for boys and girls with hostel worden in each hostel to supervise day to day management. All the rooms have been designed to provide adequate moving space and ample air and light. Each hostel has its own mess providing hygienic and nutritious meals a day. KIT makes the best possible efforts to provide the best of services and facilities within the hostels. To make the stay of students a pleasant one they are consultantly involved in various events, activities and celebrations within the hostels. Various sports and cultural clubs have been made for the students to enhance their participation and knowledge.