WiFi in IITH campus

Network Operations Center broadcasts WiFi SSIDs in Academic blocks, Institute Guest House, Dinning Hall & PSH(Kapila Block).

Here are the list of WiFi SSIDs and it's intended users.

  1. IITH - All IITH Members (Faculty/Student/Permanent Staff/Project Staff/Interns)
  2. IITH-Guest WiFi - For all Guests visiting IIT Hyderabad.
  3. Eduroam WiFi - For all Guests who has account in Eduroam WiFi.
We create WiFi account for every IITH Member ( Student, Faculty, Permanent Staff, Project Staff). This WiFi account is used to get connected to "IITH" SSID and "Eduroam".

For all IITH members, WiFi username will be the username field in the IITH Email ID.

For the email-id rollnumber@iith.ac.in the WiFi username would be rollnumber. ( Eg. For the mail id cs20btech12345@iith.ac.in the WiFi username is cs20btech12345)
Similarly Faculty/Staff/Project Staff having email id username@xxx.iith.ac.in the username would be username ( Eg. For the mail id abcd.xyz@cse.iith.ac.in the username is abcd.xyz)

we also create WiFi account for Internship students/others users only after receiving approved application with concern authority for internet access.

To Reset your IITH WiFi password, please visit: WiFi account password reset portal ( https://reset.iith.ac.in/ad/index.php )
If you forgot your WiFi account password, please visit Forgot WiFi password page

Note 1: IP and DNS settings in the client-device should be "Dynamic" or "Automatic"
Use proxy only in cases if you need access to journal websites which mandates IITH proxy, configure your browser's proxy settings accordingly as mentioned in https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E5P6cjwHrA1MRBMnyt4U0KftmdDJI2NHdSxpQf1laX8/pub

Note 2: LAN connectivity has been provided in the Student Hostels, Staff and Faculty Residence towers. Users may purchase Home-WiFi Access Points to connect their WiFi enabled devices like smartphones, laptops etc.. However, Computer Center has no support for and control over individual Home-WiFi Routers. Please contact respective vendors/manufacturers for configuring/ troubleshooting personal WiFi routers.


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