Distinguished Alumnus Award (DAA) 2019 Nomination


The Distinguished Alumnus Award (DAA) is the highest award given by IIT Kanpur to its "Alumni" in recognition of their outstanding achievements. Every year, the Institute in consultation with its alumni honour individuals who have made a significant contribution in the given four domains. DAA is presented on 2nd November, Foundation Day of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK).

Kindly note you have to be an 'IITK alumnus' to be a 'Nominator or Nominee'.

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Nominations will be accepted until 30th April 2019.

Steps to follow for the nomination process:
  • Step 1: Select one or more category. Each additional selection provides an additional nomination form.
  • Step 2: Fill the details for the Nominee.
  • Step 3: Fill the details of the Nominator.
  • Step 4: Submit the form.

Nominee (Only for IIT Kanpur alumnus)


Choose any of the below domains for submitting your nominations*

Academic Excellence


To nominate kindly provide various social media and web links of the candidate like Facebook, LinkedIn

Significant Achievements (At least 3)*


Nominator (Your) details