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Harcourt Butler Technological University (HBTU), Kanpur Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh

 ESTD 1921
 Public University

About Harcourt Butler Technological University (HBTU), Kanpur

The Harcourt Butler Technical University also known as HBTU, is one of the leading Residential University which focuses on Research, Development and Incubation in the field of Engineering, Technology, Basic & Applied Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, & Management Architecture. It was established in the year 1921 at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh and was named after Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler, governor of United Provinces during British India. It is known to be one of the oldest engineering institutes of the country and offers Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral Programmes in engineering and computer applications. On September 1, 2016, it was granted the status of University under the HBTU Act, 2016 passed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

HBTU is the mother institute of following Institutions:

  • National Sugar Institute (established in the year 1936)
  • Government Central Textile Institute (established in the year 1937)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (established in the year 1960)
  • Glass Institute and Rajkiya Engineering College Mainpuri (established in the year 2015)

HBTU offers 13 Under Graduate programmes in following branches:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Oil Technology
  • Paint Technology
  • Plastic Technology

The Institute has also received aids from the World Bank for various developmental projects and holds the ISO 9001:2000 certification.

HBTU Campus is divided into two parts i.e. the east campus and the west campus. The East Campus is also known as the academic block and comprises of administrative offices and various departments, central library, auditorium, workshop, cafeterias, computer centre, guest house, medical centre, electronics department, bank, four girls' hostel, two boys' hostel and sports ground. The West Campus comprises of three boys' hostel, DBRA hotels, new hostels, gymnasium, community centre, residential quarters, bank and playgrounds.

HBTU accepts the following examination for admission:

  • JEE Advanced also known as Joint Entrance Examination- Advanced is a national level entrance examination conducted annually by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the month of May.
  • JEE Main also known as Joint Entrance Examination- Main, is also a national level entrance examination which was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) until this year, but from upcoming sessions, the examination would be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the months of January and April.
  • UPSEE also known as Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination, is a state level entrance examination conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)in the month of April.
  • GATE also known as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a Post Graduate level entrance examination, conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology and IISc Bangalore on behalf of National Coordinating Board. The examination is conducted in the month of February.

Numerous national and international conglomerates participate in placement processes of HBTU and Adobe, Accenture, Tata Power, Larsen & Tourbo, Infosys and IBM are among the top recruiters. The institute grants scholarships funded by the government of Uttar Pradesh, based on the financial status of the students. 

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1 year ago

DAVID SONKAR M.Tech / M.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

First of all it was a college but now it is a University and first they had gate entrance score but now they have own entrance examination and I have done my masters in electronics and communications and this year means in 2018 I have passed out and the teachers are great, fees was Rs 50,000 per ye
1 year ago

Shubham Dixit MBA / PGDM  Student

One of the best Institution in state 5/5

This University is the topmost university and educational Institution of my nation and that is why there is nothing in which this Institution lacks and I have made the best decision of studying here. The annual fee for the course is Rs 99,000 PA and I have selected Marketing and Operations as the s
PLACEMENT 4.5/5

I am in 1st year but my seniors have a good placement experience there were 108 students got placed from there batch out of 114.
1 year ago

Alok Kumar  Student

A great engineering college. 4/5

HBTI is a government college situated in Kanpur. Admission to this college is through JEE Mains. It is one of the top engineering college of the country. Although the infra of the college is not that great but the teachers are highly experienced. The canteen of the college is nice as well. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4.5/5

Same companies that visit the IIT Kanpur campus, visit HBTI as well and they offer similar packages. Accenture, Wipro, TCS, Infosys etc. companies visit for placements.
1 year ago

MOHAMMAD SHARIQ B.Tech / B.E.  Student

My best college 5/5

Although there are some facilities where this college lacks but students who scores great marks 1.e 1500 to 2000 in the national level engineering exams they take admission in this college and that is why our study in this college is very great and no match than any other college ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 5/5

In this college when i was a student every student got 2 jobs same happened with me the jobs are 10 on 10
1 year ago

Rohit Agarwal B.Tech / B.E.  Student

An overrated collage. 5/5

Collage infrastructure is very poor. No prior changes after 1921 i think when it was built. Many labs are eating junk. Hostels are placed at a 3-4 km of distance from the collage. Placement wise- core branches like mech, electrical do not have expected placement. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 1.5/5

Very poor. In internship collage doesn't provide any help. Placements are below average.
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2 months ago

Ajit Jain B.Tech / B.E.1  Student

Overview 4/5

UP's top state college, Good infrastructure, placements are good, professors do not give their best and Overall I will rate 3.5/5 ...Read Full Review
Admission

Forms are out in mid-july. There are 3 rounds and then spot rounds till most of the seats have filled. If you allocated any seat then you have to report in college within 2 or 3 days with required documents.
5 months ago

Vinay Kumar Kaul B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

I have given the entrance exam result of UPSEE and then taken admission here and there the education is best and so do the placements and also we can learn lot from this university. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4/5

9 to 10 lacs is the maximum package rest varies.
1 year ago

Ujjwal Dwivedi B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

If you cannot get into IITs, NITS and looking for a college in u.p. then this is the best option, as far as government colleges are concerned. ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Vivek Kumar Verma B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 3/5

Nice one but needs good placements and good teaching proffesors ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Akhilesh Kumar Verma M.Tech / M.E.  Student

Engineering College 3/5

This is now a University and not a college anymore and I have done my Mtech in Mechanical from this college and for the admissions, I have cleared the GATE Examination and in November 2018 I have completed my course. The annual fee of the college was Rs 73,300 only.  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT

Only one company came and selected 4 students
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3 years ago

Anonymous B.Tech/B.E  Student

Overview 4/5

the infrastructure is a bit low BUT Faculty could;nt be much better,it is an awesome college situated in Kanpur.You will love this once you get here,everthing about this college is fantastic.  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4.5/5

Around 20 companies came for interview and selected about 213 students within 1 week..the placement chart is Damn high.
Salary Package    Less than 2.5 Lakhs
3 years ago

Anonymous B.Tech/B.E  Student

Overview 4/5

Overall Hbti is a very good college 4 years of fun and knowledge and after that a job in your hand ...  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4/5

Overall placement is very good 80 percent of eligible students gets placed ..and many good companies come for recriutment
1 year ago

MOHAMMAD SHARIQ B.Tech / B.E.  Student

My best college 5/5

Although there are some facilities where this college lacks but students who scores great marks 1.e 1500 to 2000 in the national level engineering exams they take admission in this college and that is why our study in this college is very great and no match than any other college ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 5/5

In this college when i was a student every student got 2 jobs same happened with me the jobs are 10 on 10
3 years ago

Anonymous B.Tech/B.E  Student

Overview 4/5

In my opinion this college is best. Here Students get lots of exposure and of course B.TECH surviving skills. I you are good in some thing your talent being appreciated here.  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4/5

Salary Package    Less than 2.5 Lakhs
1 year ago

Rohit Agarwal B.Tech / B.E.  Student

An overrated collage. 5/5

Collage infrastructure is very poor. No prior changes after 1921 i think when it was built. Many labs are eating junk. Hostels are placed at a 3-4 km of distance from the collage. Placement wise- core branches like mech, electrical do not have expected placement. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 1.5/5

Very poor. In internship collage doesn't provide any help. Placements are below average.

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Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
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Harcourt Butler Technological University (HBTU), Kanpur Admission

Admissions for B.Tech 2018 are based on JEE Main rankings. HBTU Kanpur will conduct separate counselling for B.Tech admissions.

Reservation of the seats is based on UP government.

 The following procedure will be adopted for taking B.Tech admissions:

 Who is Eligible for HBTU Admissions 2018?

  • For B.Tech Admission - All the JEE (MAIN)-2018 rank holder candidates of UP domicile only
  • For MCA Admission - NIMCET-2018 rank holder candidates of UP domicile only.

 Important Dates

Online Application Forms Opens

June 20, 2018

Last date for Registration and online Fee Payment

June 30, 2018

Online Choice filling

June 26, 2018 – June 30, 2018 (5 PM)

Seat allocation (1st round)

July 3, 2018

Online Payment of Seat Retain Fee (1st round)

July 4, 2018 – July 12, 2018

Document Verification at HBTU (1st round)

July 11, 2018 – July 13, 2018

Withdrawal (1st round)

July 12, 2018

Display of seats vacancy

July 14, 2018

Seat allocation (2nd round)

July 16, 2018

Online Payment of Seat Retain Fee (2nd round)

July 17, 2018 – July 23, 2018

Document Verification at HBTU (2nd round)

July 23, 2018 – July 24, 2018

Withdrawal (2nd round)

July 23, 2018

Display of seats vacancy

July 25, 2018

Seat allocation (3rd round)

July 26, 2018

Online Payment of Seat Retain Fee (3rd round)

July 27, 2018 – July 30, 2018

Withdrawal (3rd round)

July 28, 2018

Document Verification at HBTU (3rd round)

July 30, 2018

Registration Formalities of 1st semester

July 31, 2018

Commencement of Classes

August 1, 2018

Display of seats vacancy for Spot Round

August 5, 2018

Registration and Fee Payment (Spot round)

August 7, 2018 – August 9, 2018

Document Verification (Spot round)

August 10, 2018 – August 11, 2018

Seat allocation (Spot round)

August 12, 2018

Reporting and Fee Payment (Spot round)

August 14, 2018

 Following is the procedure for Registration:

  1. First open the website: http://hbtuadmission.nic.in
  2. “New candidate's registration”, will be displayed, then check the Important instruction and “Generate password for Login”.
  3. Create a new password by clicking “Generate password for Login”.
  4. Fill the required fields/information such as JEE Main-2018/NIMCET-2018, Roll No., Application No., Candidates name, Date of birth and security password as shown on the screen and Click “Submit”.
  5. Check the next screen “Contact Details”. Fill out the contact information and submit.
  6. Next tab is “Choose your password”. Fill the details and click “Final Submit for Registration”.
  7. Submit the “Terms and Conditions” and click “Submit”.
  8. Next step is filling the candidate's information, the following information needs to be filled:
  • Qualifying Examination details from the drop-down menu either as “Uttar Pradesh” or “Other than Uttar Pradesh”.
  • The candidate has to give his/her Domicile status as “Uttar Pradesh” or “as per Guidelines are given on this website.
  • The candidate has to give his/her gender as “Male” or “Female” The candidate has to give his/her category as General, OBC, SC or ST.
  • The candidate has to give the subcategory details as follows as “AF” or “FF” or PH status as “Yes” or “No” - Candidate has to give his/her Fee Waiver Option as Y/N.
  • Now click on “Submit for Review”
  • In the next screens, you can see the information submitted by you previously.
  • If you want to change/correct some information, click “Edit credentials” else “Save and Final Submit”

Payment option, which at present reads as under:

  • The candidates need to submit the Registration fee payment of Rs. 2,000/- which is Nonrefundable through HDFC Bank gateway
  • After getting the seat the candidates need to pay the fee of Rs. 20,000 (for General and OBC Candidates) and Rs. 12000(for SC/ST candidates) by using HDFC Bank payment gateway

Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
9 L
  AVERAGE
3 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L
Alok Kumar 1 year ago
Same companies that visit the IIT Kanpur campus, visit HBTI as well and they offer similar packages. Accenture, Wipro, TCS, Infosys etc. companies vis
Shubham Dixit MBA / PGDM1 year ago
I am in 1st year but my seniors have a good placement experience there were 108 students got placed from there batch out of 114.

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Faculty

11 PHD faculty

     51 faculty

Prof. A. K. NAGPAL
Position: Director
Rohit Agarwal B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
Most of the professor here are really hard working. Some prefer traditional method of teaching whil
Anonymous B.Tech/B.E 3 years ago
Mr.Sk mishra.He is a legend with great experience and lots of knowledge.he really knows his business ...Read Full Review

Scholarship

Scholarship for different categories

Scholarship for different categories is provided under special conditions.

Location & Contact Info

Address
Harcourt Butler Technical University, Nawabganj, Kanpur U.P. 208 002, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208002

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Kanpur Central Railway Station- 8km
Nearest Airport
Kanpur Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
Library facilities are provided by the College, it is a centralised library with a lot of books.
Computer Lab      
The HBTU has a state-of-the-art computer lab with the advanced computers.
Auditorium      
HBTI Auditorium is quite big where a lot of events are conducted.
Gym      
Lab      
Every department has its own labs and a lab instructor.
Medical      
The HBTU has provided a medical facility with two medical officers available regularly.
Cafeteria      
HBTI has an excellent cafeteria with a lot of options for eating and has a great environment.
Hostel      
Hostel facilities are provided and are very normal, there is a mess and has an RO purifier

Recruiters

189 Companies

Placement Officer
Mrs. Anita Yadav
 91-512-2534001-05

Successful Alumni

Awards

Best Government Engineering College

HBTI bags 'Best Government Engineering College' in ABP News National B-School Awards - 2012 and 2013

Best Government Engineering College

HBTI bags 'Best Government Engineering College' in Star News National B-School Awards - 2011

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