About Us

The Students' Gymkhana, IIT Kanpur works through a system of democracy upheld through Gymkhana elections.We ensure a fair and smooth, end to end conduction of the Mid-Term Elections, the General Elections, HEC Elections etc.

Our Mission

We are an independent body which manages free and fair elections for the various Gymkhana positions and other institutional sub committees through the student participation in this democratic process of casting votes via ballot.


Our Plan

We would improve the efficiency of our self governed body so that elections are held in a fair and smooth manner and are well participated throughout the campus.



Our Vision

The Election Commission of IIT Kanpur has distinguished itself over the years and is leading with constant improvements in the service and facilities it offers to all. We promote the knowledge of sound and democratic electoral processes and promote conditions conducive to free and fair elections.

Tentative Schedule

21st January 2021 (Thursday)

Time Event Venue
00:00 Hrs Code of Conduct begins
Call for nominations Via Mail
Nomination filling begins Nomination Portal
20:00 Hrs Nomination filling ends Nomination Portal
20:00 - 22:00 Hrs Verification of nominations (SENATORS ONLY)
22:00 - 23:00 Hrs Verification of nominations (EXECUTIVES ONLY)
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

22nd January 2021 (Friday)

Time Event Venue
12:00 Hrs Call for renominations
Deadline for Submission of Manifestos
Via Mail
12:00 Hrs Re Nomination filling begins Nomination Portal
20:00 Hrs Re Nomination filling ends Nomination Portal
20:00 - 21:00 Hrs Verification of renominations
Manifesto Ractification
21:00 - 22:00 Hrs Submission of list of campaigners
Manifesto Ratification
23:00 Hrs Meeting with Candidates
23:59 Hrs Deadline for Submission of Manifestos
(Renomination Candidates Only)

23rd January 2021 (Saturday)

Time Event Venue
00:00 Hrs Announcement of List of Candidates Via Mail
07:30 Hrs
(Tentative)
Meeting with Chief Counsellor
08:00- 23:000H rs Manifesto Ratification
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

24th January 2021 (Sunday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

25th January 2021 (Monday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

26th January 2021 (Tuesday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

27th January 2021 (Wednesday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

28th January 2021 (Thursday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

29th January 2021(Friday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

30th January 2021 (Saturday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:30- 22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

31st January (Sunday)

Time Event Venue
08:00- 23.00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:30- 22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

1st Fabuary 2021 (Monday)

Time Event Venue
08:00-23:00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:30-22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

2nd February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time Event Venue
08:00-23:00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:00-22:30 Hr SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hr Meeting with candidates

3rd February 2021 (Wednesday)

Time Event Venue
08:00-23:00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:00-22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

4th February 2021 (Thursday)

Time Event Venue
11:00 Hrs Deadline for withdrawal of nominations Via Mail
08:00-23:00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:00-22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

5th February 2021 (Friday)

Time Event Venue
08:00-23:00 Hrs Campaigning allowed
19:30-22:30 Hrs SOAP Box/EDAD
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

6th February 2021 (Saturday)

Time Event Venue
00:00 Hrs Silence period begins
23:00 Hrs Meeting with candidates

7th February 2021 (Sunday)

Time Event Venue
10:00-18:00 Hrs polling period To be informed
18:00 Hrs Period to file any complaints to GRS begins

8th February 2021 (Monday)

Time Event Venue
18:00 Hrs Period To file any complaints to GRC ends
22:00 Hrs Counting of Votes
23:59 Hrs Results Declaration Via Mail

9th February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time Event Venue
12:00 Hrs Code of conduct ends

*Campaigning shall strictly end before EC Meeting with Candidates
(NOTE: The EC meeting with candidates is mandatory for all the contestants to attend.)

Facts

30+

Candidates

7000+

Voters

240+

Hours Of Work

25+

Hard Workers

Prospective Candidates

Vedaant Sikka

President, Students’ Gymkhana

Kartik Gupta

President, Students’ Gymkhana

Deepak Kumar

General Secretary, Games and Sports

Anshika Chaudhary

General Secretary, Games and Sports

Shloka Patil

General Secretary, UG Academics and Career

Anshul Singh

General Secretary, Media and Culture

Deepesh Garg

General Secretary, Media and Culture

Utkarsh Gupta

General Secretary, Science and Technology


Checkout the rules for Prospective candidates period here.

Testimonials

Team

Prince Kumar

Chief Election Officer

Muskan Jaiswal

Manager, Web and Design

Nisha Bijarnia

Manager, Auditing and Finance

Rohit Kulhari

Manager, Logistics

Mradul Choudhary

Manager, Publicity UG wing

Contact Us

Address

Senate Hall, New SAC, OAT , IIT Kanpur

Phone Number

+91 9113795412