The students, who has been identified as Manjunath, was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room on Wednesday, Feb 5. Manjunath was pursuing computer science at the premier institute and hailed from Karnataka.
Manjunath, who hailed from Karnataka, was suffering from stress and depression
Police officials said that the student was found hanging by the ceiling fan in Hall 5 hostel on Wednesday morning by his classmates.
Kalyanpur police station in-charge Anand Prakash Mishra informed that Manjunath's friends said he was apparently suffering from stress and depression.
This is the third suicide in IIT-K campus since December last year.
Authorities said that formalities were being completed and added that the family of the dead student has been informed.
(With agency inputs)