Haldia Institute of Technology

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Haldia Institute of Technology
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Established 1996
Type govt aided Engineering college with financial assistance from world bank
Chairman Sri Lakshman Seth
Director Prof. A.K De
Location Haldia, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations West Bengal University of Technology
Website Haldia Institute of Technology

Haldia Institute of Technology (HIT) is the first government aided private initiated engineering institute in West Bengal, India, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT).[1] The institute also has accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), AICTE and NAAC, UGC for its departments. The institute is selected by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India for a centre of excellence in value-added Petroleum Engineering. An Industry-Institute Partnership Cell (IIPC) has been set up for interaction with the industries for mutual benefit and co-operative research.The Institute has financial assistance from world bank.

The institute has an enclave campus of 49 acres of land having an administrative block of 2787 square metres with nine academic blocks having an area of around 24980 square metres and a hostel area of 24315 square metres. The hostel facility is available for both boys and girls to accommodate almost all the students. Facilities include an amenities area of 1830 square metres a library, Post Office, laundry facility, medical stores, bank with ATM facilities and restaurants. Campus-wide Internet facilities are provided through 8 Mbit/s high speed dedicated leased line (1:1) from BSNL. The institute has Central as well as Departmental Computing facilities with more than 850 computers. There are 12 B.Tech courses, and five M.Tech and MCA, MBA courses.


The college is approved by the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to West Bengal University Of Technology.The institute has accreditation from the National Board Of Accreditation (NBA), for departments. It is an ISO 9001:2000 and 14001:2004 certified institute.

The institute has financial assistance from the World Bank, through its Technical Education Quality Improvement program(TEQIP) for academic excellence. The institute is selected by the Department of Science and Technology(DST), Government of India, as a centre of excellence in value-added Petroleum Engineering and Petrochemicals under its Mission Reach program through TIFAC in collaboration with IOC,Haldia and HPL,Haldia.

An industry-institute Partnership Cell(UPC) has been set up for better interaction between the institute and industries for mutual benefits and co-operative research.


Haldia Institute of Technology has 12 departments for the B.Tech course:

  • Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Computer Science,
  • Information Technology,
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Food Technology,
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Production Engineering,

Postgraduate programme:

  • MBA.
  • MCA
  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering.
  • M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

The HIT Times[edit]

The HIT Times is the official campus newspaper of Haldia institute of Technology.It was initiated by a couple of final year students. The initiative started with a simple Facebook page on 26th July after which it received tremendous support from the student community and the alumni. The newspaper was officially inaugurated on 11th March 2014 in the S.N Bose Auditorium. The HIT Times is the second campus newspaper of any college in eastern India after The Scholars Avenue of IIT Kharagpur. The newspaper is an entirely student run initiative and acts as the outlet of the bustling vibrant campus life at Haldia Institute Of Technology.The newspaper is published every two months and focuses on student achievements and the alumni connect initiative.

Teaching and research[edit]

A research centre of 1,000,000 square feet has been inaugurated in the campus.


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