Vice Chancellor’s Message

Prof. Vinay Kumar PathakVice Chancellor

It gives me immense pleasure that by the Divine blessings and the grace of the Almighty, I have taken over as the Vice Chancellor of this prestigious Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU), Kanpur, UP. HBTU has been strategically built on 1st September, 2016 on the legacy of success presented by Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI) in providing world class education. HBTI is one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country since 1921 and holds the ISO 9001:2000 certification.

My every endeavour shall be to channelize all my energy in making the Vision (“To become the leader of innovation in the field of technological developments, capable of producing quality engineers & technologists compatible with global standard to deliver the benefits of developed technologies to the society.”) and Mission (“To create an environment conducive to provide opportunities to the budding engineers, technologists, researchers & practicing engineers of industries, for fusion of their ideas in developing areas of technology, so that society could be benefited at vast level.”) of this University turn into a reality.

HBTU offers its students a wide variety of UG and PG courses. B.Tech. courses are offered in 13 fields of Engineering and Technology. In addition to Bachelor level programs, MCA, M.Tech. (part-time and regular), and Doctoral programs in several disciplines of engineering, technology, and basic sciences are available. Besides playing an academic role, the University runs research programs sponsored by government institutions and other research organizations. The University is a QIP (Quality Improvement Programme of MHRD, Govt. of India) centre for offering Ph.D. programme in various disciplines. In order to impart quality education to the major stake holders i.e. the students, the University will be committed to harness all it resources collectively with the expertise and experience of our dedicated team of faculty and staff members so that we are able to produce world class engineers, technologists and entrepreneurs at large.

HBTU will put all its efforts in creating an ambience suitable for fostering research and development activities in every department as the success of any good University depends upon the deliverables and the prototypes given by that University to the society at large.The University at every stage is committed to work for the betterment and further development of all its faculty and staff members. Being a head worker of the University, I will be looking forward to develop in each member of the HBTU community, the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of mankind.

In order to realize the vision and mission of the University, I will ensure that at every stage digitization is suitably incorporated in the University, thus contributing to realizing the dream of Digital India.

My sincere and dedicated effort shall be to layout a plan for satiating the knowledge/skill appetite of the student in their respective fields and motivating faculty and employees to meet their goals and thus meet university goal and serve the nation at large. I need whole-hearted support from all the sections to serve my University, my State and ultimately my Motherland.

Jai Hind