Last Updated By: Chetna Verma on 13th March, 2023
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.
Type | Establishment Year
Private | 2000
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
UG - B. Tech
PG - MCA, M.Tech
Hostel, computer centre, banks, Transportation, cafeteria, common rooms, sport facilities, central computing facilities
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:
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.
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:
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: