Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata  Kolkata, West Bengal

 ESTD 2001
 Private College
 NAAC Ranking - B++
  AICTE Approved

Heritage Institute of Technology , Kolkata

Chetna Verma

Affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology (now Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal), Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata (HIT-K) was established in the year 2000, it is an autonomous private engineering college of east Kolkata region. The college is accredited to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and recognized by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Heritage Institute of Technology Courses includes various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata Highlights



Type | Establishment Year

Private | 2000

Accredited By


Recognized By


Affiliated to

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal

Admission mode

Online /Offline

Admission Criteria

Entrance/Merit Based

Courses Offered

UG - B. Tech

PG - MCA, M.Tech

Campus Area

70 acres


 Hostel, computer centre, banks, Transportation, cafeteria, common rooms, sport facilities, central computing facilities



A brief history of Heritage Institute of Technology:

A philanthropic group of 22 people, who were aware that to change the world in a good way, education is the only key and to make this education available for everyone in the state, the group established a public charitable foundation by the name of Kalyan Bharti Trust (KBT). The trust has the vision ‘to prepare dynamic and caring citizens to meet the challenges of the global society while retaining their traditional values’ and it turned into reality by providing education from basic to advanced higher levels. To cover the broad field of education the trust started 6 institutions as mentioned below:

  • The Heritage School (THS)
  • Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT-K)
  • The Heritage Academy (THA)
  • Heritage Business School (HBS)
  • Heritage Law College (HLC)
  • The Heritage College (THC)

Spread in 70 acres of land at Anandapur on the south-eastern spreads of Kolkata city, the college shares its campus with The Heritage School, The Heritage College and The Heritage Academy of Kolkata.

International Collaborations of Heritage Institute of Technology:

The Institute understands the need for a world-class approach and exposure to its students and to provide the same it has collaborated to many national and international organizations, Institutes and industries. Some of these remarkable international collaborations are:

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the University of Massachusetts, Lowell for a range of mutual academic, research and education activities of future like:

  • Summer experiences from UML to the undergraduates.
  • Dual degree programs with the University, which allow selected students of HIT-K to join the University of Massachusetts, Lowell for completion of their MS degree after successful completion of their Bachelor’s degree from the institute.
  • Exchange programs for faculty and students for global exposure and provide the chance of paid internships.
  • Collaboration and cooperation in academic and research programs of the institute, like research on nanotechnology engineering and joint Ph.D. programs.

Institute is in agreement with New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), New Jersey, USA to provide research opportunities for its undergraduate students and established a mutual understanding of new progress made in the field of research and education of both the countries.

HIT-K also signed a MoU with College of Natural Science, which is a part of Sungkyunkwan University, Korea to fulfill objectives like:

  • Mutual exchange of faculty, Staff, and students across both countries
  • Involvement in collaborative research projects
  • Encouraging the exchange of research publications and academic information
  • Promoting and supporting the academic needs of each other.

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