Computer Services Centre

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

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Welcome to the Computer Services Centre

Phishing Warning

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Phishing Warning 


  • Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails pretending to be from reputable sources to steal passwords or sensitive personal or financial information or to install malware on the target’s computer.
  • It is common for attackers to make it seem like the message is coming from the IT department of the institute.
  • Even if you receive emails that appear to have come from IIT Delhi official or System Admin Computer Services Center, IIT Delhi account asking for userid or password, for any reason. You are not supposed to give any information.
  • As per implementation of IIT Delhi network usage policy, your account will be suspended for a minimum period of one month if your account generates spam. It is end user’s responsibility to ensure that your account does not generate spam.

Latex Editor Overleaf

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Latex Collaborative Authoring Tool for IIT Delhi Students, Faculty, and Staff – provided by IITD
Overleaf is an online collaborative scientific writing and publishing tool. It is designed to make the process of writing, editing, and producing scientific papers much quicker for authors.
The IIT Delhi is offering Overleaf Pro+ accounts free of charge to all students, faculty, and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX/Rich Text editor for their projects.
Some of the features of Overleaf include:
  • Online collaboration in Rich Text or LaTeX editing. Easily switch between either mode.
  • Real-time collaboration in your browser for sharing and editing projects with authorized users. You can remove collaborators at any time.
  • Real-time preview of projects to review your document while editing and writing - type on the left and see your finished document on the right.
  • Integrated, streamlined publishing allows you to publish immediately and directly to the journal of your choice with an integrated submission system to dozens of publishing partners.
  • A Teaching Toolkit which allows you to quickly and easily create assignments on Overleaf to send out to students; these assignments can then be completed online on Overleaf and submitted back to you with a single click for marking and review.
  • IIT Delhi resource portal available - including IITD templates, FAQs, and resource links.
Sign up for your Overleaf Pro+ account at the IIT Delhi resource portal.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2019 14:08

Wired 802.1x Configuration Guide for Hostels

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Wired 802.1x Configuration Guide for Hostels


The links given below contain detailed instructions on configuration of 802.1x secured wired network in IITD Hostel Network. They provide information for enabling the dot1x network security and setting authentication and passwords for the wired networks. Use your Kerberos credentials in the username and password fields to configure 802.1x .


Last Updated on Sunday, 30 June 2019 00:17

Office 365

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Office 365

IIT Delhi has subscribed the Microsoft 365 for a along with Microsoft Campus Agreement for all faculty,staff and students. "Microsoft Office 365" refers to subscription plans that include access to Office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services) on cloud storage OneDrive.  It also include the desktop version of the latest Office applications, which users can install across multiple computers and devices. The fully installed applications include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. (Publisher and Access are available on PC only.) And you can install them across multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android tablets, Android phones, iPad, and iPhone. When you have an active Office 365 subscription that includes the desktop version of Office, you always have the most up-to-date version of the applications. To use and install one has to login at using IITD userid and Passoword

Note: Users Database is being Synced with IIT Delhi database. If someone has changed Password in IIT Delhi, his/her password would be automatically updated in and one can avail this microsoft services only if he is active user of IIT Delhi, Otherwise the services will be withdrawn from Microsoft side. Microsoft has told that it will retain data belongs to deactivated accounts upto three months. Users are adviced to download all data from onedrive within 3 months of deactivation of account

To sign in suffix is” as if userid is “xyz” then sign in user must be




After Keying Username, it will ask for password


After signing in one can use it on Mircrosoft Cloud “One Drive” or can install locally on Microsoft Windows Device or Mac with different options as mentioned below




Press “Yes” for User Account Control







One has to Activate for the same UserId, by which it was signed in.




Last Updated on Thursday, 12 July 2018 14:56

Revision of IITD Internet Access Policies

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Revision of IITD Internet Access Policies.
Recently, the Institute resolved to liberalise the port restrictions and proxy requirements for IITD Internet. 
Some of the key highlights are:
  • the domain will be the primary domain for IIT Delhi ( is deprecated and may not be supported in future)
  • a revised IIT Delhi IT Policy comprising of (1) The IITD IT Usage Policy (ii) The IITD IT Privacy Policy & (iii) The Network Access & Monitoring policy. (see for details).
  • Port restriction are being removed from all authenticated (802.1x) access points (e.g. IITD_WIFI)
  • Please note that this means users may visit any sites/services. Howeve proper traceability of IP addresses will be maintained and in case of any violation of IITD Policies including illegal downloads of copyrighted content, strict action will be taken which may includes appropriate fines and or suspension of Internet priviliges and or the CSC ID.
  • For unauthenticated Wired Services — Current Proxy Based Access will continue.
  • Guest access is now permitted only through IITD_Secure_GUEST and the unsecured IITD_GUEST/IITD_Guests is being withdrawn.
User Acceptance of Revised Policies
As a part of the implementation process, the administration also approved a revised IIT Delhi IT Policy comprising of (1) The IITD IT Usage Policy (ii) The IITD IT Privacy Policy & (iii) The Network Access & Monitoring policy. As resolved by the Dean's Committee, each user is required to review & accept these policies to avail of IITD Internet & IT Facilities. You may visit to review and accept these policies. You will need to login with your kerberos ID.

Please note that you will need to visit the above site and agree to the policy by the 15th of Jan 2017, failing which your Internet privileges will be suspended.

The revised policies will come into effect from Jan 16th 2017.

For any queries you may call x-7126 or write to
Note regarding Security:Please be sure to check whether a email is genuinely from the IIT Admins -- look at the original source (all email clients can show this) and check the authenticated sender & DKIM signature for IIT Delhi. Also before entering your user ID/Password at a site you should make sure the sites security certificate is valid and authenticated with the IITD Certificate(s). See CSC website for further details on Digital Singing of emails and IITD CA Certificates.
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 January 2017 21:05
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