Industry Collaboration

This program reaches out to Corporate America's University Relations and Research groups for collaboration with IIT Roorkee for several initiatives, such as: 

  • Invite grant proposals from faculty and students 
  • Provide lab equipment (Hardware/ Software) to supplement classroom teaching
  • Paid internships for students ranging from 3 to 12 months
Program Chair :  Job Description


                                Pradeep Kathail
                        MS (Computer Science) 1995

 Results (with collaboration of IITR alums working at these companies)

2004: Intel set up a Planet Labs in E&C Dept

2005: IITRHF hosted Director Prem Vrat and took him to several companies & universities for collaboration

2005: Cisco set up equipment for a Telephony and Security Lab in E&C Dept.
offers to upgrade entire IITR campus networking infrastructure at 90% discount

2006: Prof Kukum Garg (E&C) hosted at Cisco USA labs to write grant proposals

2006: Cisco Research delegation visits IITR to encourage students & staff to submit proposal grants

2007: IITRHF hosted Director S.C.Saxena and took him to several companies & universities for collaboration

2008: Cisco sponsors 16th IEEE conference, organized by IITR, in New Delhi

2013: Added IITR & IITGN (the only 2 Indian universities) to Cisco International 1 year paid internship

2014: Nine IITR & IITGN students join Cisco USA (1st batch) international internship

2015:Cisco sponsors Hackathon at Cognizance, IITR's Annual Technical Cultural Festival, held Mar 27-29th,, powered by IITR founded startup

2015 onwards: Got Cisco to extend their internship program to all Indian accredited universities

    Program & Applications:

2014-15 Cisco international interns




Swati Maheshwari
Ronak Lakhwani
 Sarvesh Ranjan
Rishabh Jain






Ashish Singh
Alka Yadav Aditya Jain Yogesh Kapila



Ravi Kumar

2015-16 Cisco international interns

    Abhishek Ambastha      Anshul Agrawal         Peeyush Jain            Vindeep Singh
                 IITR                        IITR                        IITR                             IITR


2016-17 Cisco international interns
       Darshil Chauhan       Gaurav Singhal       
                 IITGN              Jaypee Institute 


2019-20 Cisco international intern
          Pratham Gupta