Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata
|This section relies largely or entirely on a single source. (December 2012)|
|Motto||Pursuit for excellence in Technical Education|
|Type||Private Engineering College|
|Director||Prof. Debansu Ray|
|Location||Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Affiliations||West Bengal University of Technology|
Bengal Institute of Technology (BIT) is an engineering college in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India ranked 5th among other engineering colleges in bengal. It is currently under the West Bengal University of Technology and is a part of Techno India group. The Institute is situated on Basanti Highway a few kilometers off from downtown Kolkata. It is affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology and is approved by the AICTE.
The college has two campuses, one for Biotechnology Department and the other (aka BIT Main Building) for the rest Departments. Both buildings are entirely covered by Wi-Fi facility. The library has more than 32000 books of almost 3000 titles covering a verse area of subjects. There is a student activity center for co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
The Central Library consists of a number of department libraries which collectively support the teaching, research and extension programmes of the institute. All students, faculty members and employees are entitled to use the library facilities on taking membership. The library besides having a huge collection of books on engineering, science and bioinformatics, humanities and social sciences. It uses Libsys/SIM software package which is an integrated multi-user library management system that supports all in-house operations. Libsys consists of modules on acquisition, cataloging, circulation, serials, article indexing and OPAC. The Central Library has 1762 titles, 19953 volumes, 17 national journals, 6300+ e-journals, 5 magazines.