A list of available software thus follows-


It is an interactive platform for numerical computation and data visualization, which along with its programming capabilities provides a very useful tool for almost all areas of Science and Engineering. MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, Java, and Fortran.


It is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software, using its own desktop environment.
Download link (direct CSE link): Ubuntu mirror

Windows Activation

The activation procedure for Windows provided by IIT Delhi is as follows:
1. Open administrator elevated Command Promt ('Admin' or 'Run As Administrator').
2. Type slmgr /skms
3. Open and login using your IITD user id and password.
4. Within the next 30 minutes activate (or reactivate) your Windows OS by using the command slmgr /ato.
5. You can check the activation expiry date using the command slmgr /xpr.
6. Logout of your browser window.

Microsoft Office 365

The procedure for installing Microsoft Office provided by IIT Delhi is as follows:
Visit Micrsoft Office 365 and follw the steps mentioned there.

Windows Update Service

IIT Delhi has implemented the WSUS infrastructure that will help conserve Internet Bandwidth.
CSC link for Windows update service.

Software under Dreamspark

Some other popular software development tool under Dreamspark, including SDKs for Kinect and Windows phone, can be downloaded from Please write to in case you require other Dreamspark software.

Other Software

Various versions of Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8), Microsoft Office, Forefront (antivirus), etc. are present under the link List of software under Microsoft campus agreement. Please get in touch with the CSC reception or send an email to or to in case it is not available under any other group. Some other software like Abaqus, COMSOL, Ansys and Fluent are available on the link: CAD s/w @ Dell Server.