Indian Institute of Technology (Benares Hindu University) Varanasi (abbreviated Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi or IIT (BHU) Varanasi) is a public engineering institution located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Founded in 1919 as the Banaras Engineering College, it became the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in 1968. It was designated an Indian Institute of Technology in 2012. IIT (BHU) Varanasi has 14 departments and 3 inter-disciplinary schools.

Among engineering colleges, IIT (BHU) Varanasi was ranked 11 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019 and 28 overall.

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power & Energy Society are leaders in this field, and they — and their employers — derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association. For more details click here

The Industry Applications Society, as a transnational organization, is interested in advancement of the theory and practice of electrical and electronic engineering in the development, design, manufacture and application of electrical systems, apparatus, devices and controls to the processes and equipment of industry and commerce; promotion of safe, reliable and economic installations; industry leadership in energy conservation and environmental, health, and safety issues; creation of voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices; and the professional development of its membership.

IEEE is the world’s largest professional body working towards the advancement of technology for humanity. IEEE UP Section is the controlling body of all types of IEEE related activities in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Uttar Pradesh Section is located in Region 10 and is represented at the India Council. The Section was formed on 11 May 1992. For more details click here.

The IITK PES SBC is a chapter of the IEEE Power & Energy Society. Our members are the research scholars of IIT Kanpur, with a common professional interest in electric power and energy. The Chapter holds numerous events throughout the year, including technical talks and industrial visits. To join the IEEE and the PES, click here. To receive various event updates of our student branch chapter, please click here.