08-30-2014, 05:27 PM
The Execute Council of Burdwan University resolved on September 15, 1998 to set up an Engineering Institute at the University Campus under the direct control of the University of Burdwan - named University Institute of Technology (UIT). On September 16, 1999 Burdwan University Court approved the resolution. As per provisions of the Burdwan University Act under Section 2 Sub-sections 16 and 17 the institute enjoys the status of a Professional College run and managed by the University. Sri Buddhadeb Bhattacharyya, Honorable Chief Minister, Government of West Bengal inagurated the UIT building on September 04, 2001. With the approval of Government of West Bengal and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), three graduate engineering courses, viz., Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Information Technology were introduced from the session 2000-2001. From the year 2003 a new branch 'Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering' has been started.