Apart from the free/open source softwares, the following proprietary softwares are being used by the researchers at IIT Palakkad: Matlab, AutoCAD, Abqus, STAADPro, Cadence, Ansys, Vivado, arcGIS, Plaxis 2D, Plaxis 3D, Mathematica, GeoStudio, MiPower, Sentaurus TCAD, Labview, Turnitin, ARM/Keil, Urkund, Solid Works, Mentor Graphics, Fusion 360, Revit, VISSIM, VISUM, KEIL, Microsoft Visual Studio, Sap 2000, OpenSees, Ansys Additive, MSC Simufact