Welcome to CCIS

Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU) Varanasi

About CCIS

Centre for Computing and Information Services (CCIS) previously known as Computer Unit is a recent addition to the central facilities of Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. It purveys the information technology related requirements of the institute.

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Network Users Guidelines

This policy is meant for all users of IIT (BHU) Network and it outlines the responsible use of the Computers and Network Infrastructure at IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
The use of the Internet connection and network resources is a privilege afforded to IIT (BHU) faculty, staff and students.
Institute is committed to providing a stable computing environment to its students, faculty, and staff. In the unlikely event of an actual loss or corruption of data stored on a college system, the college and associated employees cannot be held financially responsible.... Read More

Servers Configuration

Master Node (

2 X Intel® Xeon® Silver 4114 2.2G, 10C/20T, 9.6GT/s, 96GB RAM, 3 X 600GB 10K RPM SAS 12Gbps HDD

GPU Compute Node

Populated with 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4 (8 Cores,20M Cache, 1.70 GHz), 128GB DDR4 RAM, 8 X NVIDIA GeForce GTX-1080Ti 11GB GDDR5x, 3584 CUDA cores.

Compute Node

2 X Intel® Xeon® Gold 6132 2.6G,14C/28T,10.4GT/s, 12 X 16GB RAM, 3 X 600GB 10K RPM SAS 12Gbps HDD

Dell Power Edge R-930

Populated with 4x18 core of Intel Xeon E7-8870 v3 @ 2.10 GHz processor with 45MB L3 Cache, Intel C602J Series Chipset. 256GB DDR4 2133 MHz ECC RAM, Quad Rank, x4 Data Width, 96 DIMM Slots. 8 x 1.2TB 15K RPM hot plug SAS Disk, 12Gbps 2.5 in Hot-plug Hard Drive. Integrated Hardware RAID controller, DVD-RW, 8 MB Graphics controller, GPU : NVIDIA Tesla K40C, 12 GB.
Operating System: Red Hat Linux Enterprise Version 7.3

Dell Power Edge R-730:

Populated with 2x10 core of Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2660v3 @ 2.60 GHz with 25MB L3 Cache, Intel C610 chipset, Server populated with 128 GB DDR4 2133 MHz ECC RAM with Registered ECC DIMMs, 24 DIMM Slots. 3 X 600GB SAS 15K RPM hot plug SAS disk Bays. Integrated hardware RAID controller, DVD-ROM, 16 MB Graphic controller, 4x1 GBE NIC, Dual 8 Gbps FC ports
Operating System: Red Hat Linux Enterprise 7.3, 7.2 and Windows server 2012 R2 Standard Edition.

Dell SC4020 Storage with FS8600 NAS:

Support both SAS, SATA/NL-SAS, SSD based disks simultaneously in the same enclosure. The storage with minimum120 TB raw capacity out of which 20 TB on SAS 10K RPM drives and 100 TB on NL-SAS drives. Two controllers running in an active-active mode with automatic failover to each other in case of one controller failure. SAN and NAS controller will run with or without windows based OS. The storage support minimum of 4*16 Gbps FC ports, 4* 10Gbps iSCSI ports and 4*10Gbps ports for CIFS and NFS access, The storage provided with 16* SAS lanes of 6 Gbps across controllers for backend disk connectivity.

Software Services:


  • MATLAB Suite of solutions – 50 User licenses with appropriate number numbers of all tool boxes. (License Server
  • Mathematica Software (Perpetual software, network version): 30 User licenses  (License Server
  • CST Studio Software (Perpetual) with basic components: 01 No each (License Server 27005@
  • Origin Lab Software (100, Network version, Perpetual license) (License Server
  • MedeA VASP – 01 User ( MedeA core GUI, Job/Task Server, VASP, VASP GUI, LAMMPS GUI, Infomatica, COD & COD GUI
    •  50 Task ANSYS Research Mechanical & CFD Bundle
    •  50 Task ANSYS Research HF Bundle
    •  50 Task ANSYS Research EM Bundle
    •  500 Task ANSYS Academic Teaching Mechanical & CFD Bundle
    •  500 Task ANSYS Academic Teaching HF Bundle
    •  500 Task ANSYS Academic Teaching EM Bundle
    •  5 Task ANSYS Academic Research CFD (Chemical Kinetics)
    •  1 Task ANSYS Academic Research SCADE Bundle
    •  25 Task ANSYS Academic Teaching SCADE Bundle
    • 150 Task ANSYS Academic Space Claim Bundle (Mech)
    • 256 Core ANSYS Academic Research HPC for FEA and CFD
    • 256 Core ANSYS Academic Research HPC for HF and EM
    •  ANSYS Academic EnSight Post Processing Tool (5 Task)
    •  5 Task ANSYS Research Mechanical including Additive suite bundle
    •  5 Task ANSYS Discovery Simulation
    •  ANSYS Academic Lumerical Research–5 Task (Product with 3 Year TECS)
    •  ANSYS GRANTA Edupack – 10 Task (Product with 3 Year TECS)
    •  ANSYS LSTC University Department – 500 Core (Annual Lease for 3 Year)
    •  5 ALH Licenses for 1 year
  • CasaXPS – Unlimited Pack ( Windows desktop)
  • Statistica Ultimate Academic Pack software: 50 users network for 5 years licenses.
  • Simulia ABAQUS- 2 Users license ( Research Edition)
  • Gaussian, GaussView and TCP Linda Software: Site License for Linux Platform.


Software Download(s):


MATLAB 2017b



 Granta Edu Pack
 Lumerical Research- ( 2020_R22022_R2 )

Gaussian and Gaussview (Only for Linux Machines)
  • Download Gaussian- Setup
  • Download Gaussview- Setup


Origin Lab