Message from the Principal, HIT-K
I am delighted to welcome you to Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata (HIT-K), a leading centre for engineering education in this part of the world.
HIT-K prides itself on providing its students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, with a rich and exciting quality academic experience. We constantly endeavour to prepare our students as responsible and innovative global citizens having a firm grounding in their respective disciplines.
Our focus is on quality education and continuously building our quality is critical for our success.It may be noted that all eligible B.Tech. Programmes of the Institute are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The Institute is also one of only 25 private unaided engineering institutions across the country selected for Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), Phase II, a World Bank funded initiativeof MHRD, Government of India, with the primary objective of enhancing teaching and learning quality and thereby employability of students. Based on these successes, the Institute has been able to secure autonomous status from the UGC w.e.f. AY 2014-15.
We encourage members of faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research and present their research in national and international conferences as well as publish in refereed international journals. In order to expose our students to the international arena as early as possible, we have standing arrangements and MOUs with several premier US and UK universities for academic and educational collaboration, including summer research internships.
HIT-K is fortunate in having a team of excellent and dedicated members of faculty, trained in premier universities and institutions in the country and overseas, who are at the forefront of their professional. This prospectus includes information on their expertise and can be used as an indication of areas in which, besides teaching, they can provide guidance in R & D and consultancy to industry and government.
Should you have questions about HIT-K and its programmes that this prospectus does not answer, please do not hesitate to contact us personally. We would be more than happy to hear from you.
I look forward to meeting you in person and also wish you all the best for your higher studies at this institute.