Vice Chancellor’s Message

Prof. M.Z. KhanVice Chancellor

Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur has been established in year 2016 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh as a non-affiliating, University by reconstituting and upgrading the erstwhile Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur which was established in 1921. The University aims at facilitating and promoting studies, research, technology incubation, product innovation and extension work in Science, Technology and Management Education for achieving excellence in higher technical education.

On academic front, the University is running thirteen undergraduate programmes in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Leather Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Food Technology, Oil Technology, Paint Technology and Plastic Technology along with M.C.A, full time & part time M.Tech. Starting programme in various disciplines and full time Ph.D. programme in number of disciplines as part of Quality Improvement Programme of MHRD and TEQIP-II. All these programmes are grouped in four schools i.e. School of Engineering, School of Chemical Technology, School of Basic and Applied Sciences and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. In view of the emerging need of the time, the University is also planning to start number of programmes at undergraduate and post graduate level in the near future.

The University has a well furnished central library having a rich and rare collection of books and journals related to Basic Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Management, Literature and miscellaneous subjects. In addition to that the University has three boys’ hostel and four girls’ hostel in East Campus and five boys and one PG hostel for students in his West Campus and few more hostels are under construction.

The University is also planning to establish a “Coaching and Guidance Cell” which would help students to prepare them for various competitive examinations. The University provides a congenial environment for the holistic growth and all round development of the students so that they meet the globally acceptable standards.

I invite and welcome you in the portals of Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur for realizing your dreams and to make the best use of opportunities & facilities for transforming yourself as a world class professional and a great human being.