Haldia Institute of Technology

Coordinates: 22°03′02.15″N 88°04′12.09″E / 22.0505972°N 88.0700250°E / 22.0505972; 88.0700250
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Haldia Institute of Technology
MottoJnanam Vijnanam Sahitam
Established1996 (1996)
ChairmanLakshman Chandra Seth
PrincipalDr. Subrata Mondal
DirectorManabendra Nath Bandyopadhyay
Hatiberia, ICARE Complex, Haldia, Purba Medinipur
, , ,
22°03′02.15″N 88°04′12.09″E / 22.0505972°N 88.0700250°E / 22.0505972; 88.0700250
0.15 km2 (37 acres)
AffiliationsMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology
Four Pillar: a popular spot within campus

Haldia Institute of Technology, better known as HIT Haldia is an autonomous[2] engineering institute in West Bengal, India, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT).[3] It is an institution maintained by ICARE (Indian Center for Advancement of Research and Education, Haldia ICARE, Haldia), a non-profit making voluntary organization.[4] It is one of the oldest technological institutes in West Bengal.HIT has an enclave campus of approximately 70 acres of land having an administrative block of 153780.5 square meters with nine academic blocks having an area of around 24980 square meters and a hostel area of 24315 square meters. The hostel facility is available for both boys and girls to accommodate almost all the students

. The college offers 13 B.Tech courses, and 5 M.Tech and MCA, MBA courses.[5]


The campus comprises

Student Housing[edit]

The college campus provides us with separate housing facility or dormitory (hostels) for boys and girls :

  • Boys Hostels
    • Newton Hall of Residence aka
    • Galileo Hall of Residence aka
    • Newton Hall of Residence aka
    • Newton Hall of Residence aka
    • Newton Hall of Residence aka
    • Ranichak Boys Hostel
    • Balaji Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostels
    • Tamalika Ponda Seth Hall of Residence
    • Matangini Hall of Residence
    • Foreign Hostel

Schools and Departments[edit]


Haldia Institute of Technology has the following schools and departments:[6]


  • School of Management & Social Sciences
    • Department of MBA

Student life[edit]

Cultural and Non-academic Activities[edit]

The annual Science & Technology festival of HIT is PRAYUKTI.

The annual cultural festival Rivera, usually held in the month of May-June is an event hosted by the student body.


Haldia Institute of Technology is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an "A" grade[7] in 2018, with CGPA of 3.31 on 4 point scale. Most of the courses are provisionally accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).[8][9][10]


University and college rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2022)[11]251–300

Haldia Institute of Technology ranked in the 251–300 band among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).[11]


For B.Tech course, one has to clear State level entrance exam WBJEE & Jee(main).[12] JELET is exam for 2nd year lateral entry B.Tech course.[12]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Haldia Institute of Technology Data for NIRF 2020" (PDF). NIRF Jun 11, 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 June 2020. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  2. ^ https://hithaldia.in/main/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Autonomous-conferment-by-UGC-and-MAKAUT_West-Bengal.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ "Affiliated College of West Bengal University of Technology". Archived from the original on 8 December 2012.
  4. ^ "ICARE, Haldia". www.icare-haldia.org. Retrieved 20 July 2022.
  5. ^ "Institute Information – Haldia Institute of Technology". Retrieved 13 July 2022.
  6. ^ "Haldia Institute of Technology". www.hithaldia.in. Retrieved 13 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Accreditation – Haldia Institute of Technology". Retrieved 20 July 2022.
  8. ^ "NBA accreditation certification(IT,Civil,FT)" (PDF). National Board of Accreditation.
  9. ^ "NBA accreditation certification(ECE, AEIE)" (PDF). National Board of Accreditation.
  10. ^ "NBA accreditation certification(EE)" (PDF). National Board of Accreditation.
  11. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2022 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 15 July 2022.
  12. ^ a b "You searched for Admission - Haldia Institute of Technology". Haldia Institute of Technology. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

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