Hooghly Engineering and Technology College

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Hooghly Engineering and Technology College
HETC main building
Motto Developing Human Resources
Established 2004
Principal Dr. Sumanta Bhattacharyya
Academic staff
70 (approx.)
Administrative staff
60 (approx.)
Students 1000 (approx.)
Location Chinsurah, West Bengal, India
Website www.hetc.ac.in

Hooghly Engineering and Technology College (HETC) is a government aided engineering college run by the Hooghly Engineering & Technology College Society, a non-profit organization engaged in the promotion of technical education amongst students and the dissemination of scientific knowledge in society. The institute is affiliated with West Bengal University of Technology (WBUTech). It is recognised by the Government of West Bengal and its courses are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).[1]


HETC is in Rachi of Hooghly district in West Bengal, India. It is 1.8 kilometres from the Hooghly Railway Station. The half of the campus is connected through Wi-Fi. The college consists of an academic and administrative building, a library and a vast area of open land.


Hooghly Engineering and Technology College offers undergraduate programs in engineering disciplines. The college offers B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering,[2] Electronics and Communication Engineering,[3] Electrical Engineering,[4] Civil Engineering,[5] and Mechanical Engineering.[6]


Admission to the B.Tech courses is on the basis of the position secured by the candidate in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination and All India Engineering Entrance Examination. In all courses, 90% of students of approved intake capacity are admitted on the basis of merit position secured by the candidate in West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. The balance 10% students are admitted from ITI CERTIFICATE COURse as per norms stipulated by the UGC and the West Bengal.

Diploma holders in any engineering and technical discipline can enter for a degree course in the second year at HETC, through the admission test jelet conducted by Central Selection Committee (CSC).

Training and placement[edit]

The training and placement cell arranges vocational training and placement for students at organizations like L&T, VECC, Air India, Doordarshan, BSNL, DRDO, WBPDCL, WBSEDCL, Eastern Railways (India), NTPC, DVC, CLW, Simplex, Bridge & Roof, KMDA, Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Gannon Dunkerley & Company.,[7] WBSETCL,MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY,TATIA TOPI ENGINEERING WORKS,WEST BENGAL STATE COUNCIL OF SCHOOL EDUCATION,IBM GATE


  1. ^ "AICTE Approval" (PDF). HETC. 
  2. ^ "CSE". HETC. 
  3. ^ "ECE". HETC. 
  4. ^ "EE". HETC. 
  5. ^ "CE". HETC. 
  6. ^ "ME". HETC. 
  7. ^ "Training & Placement". HETC. 

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Coordinates: 22°54′01″N 88°23′34″E / 22.9003°N 88.3927°E / 22.9003; 88.3927