Harcourt Butler Technical University (popularly known as HBTU) is a government technical university located at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India. It is one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country and holds the ISO 9001:2000 certification. The university is in the northern part of the city, near the Kanpur Zoo, and less than five kilometres away from the Ganga barrage. It is spread across two campuses – the east campus (77 acres), and the west campus (271 acres) – roughly 3 km apart. It offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs in engineering, as well as Masters programs in Business Administration, and Computer Applications. HBTU is one of the most reputed and sought after Technical university in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and the best engineering college available through the JEE-MAINS examination. HBTU has been ranked as the 45th best Engineering College of India in the Edu-Rand Rankings of 2015. HBTU is host to several national, international and state-level conferences, seminars and programs — jointly organised by departments of the college and organizations like IEI, OTAI, PACT, and several departments of U.P. and Indian government, etc.
Harcourt Butler Technical University: provides admissions to the following courses:
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
- Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
- Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) (through STEP-HBTU)
Entrance exams: Following are the entrance exams which can be taken to get admission into Harcourt Butler Technical University:
- IIT-JEE for MCA & B.Tech Courses
- GATE for admission in M.Tech. program
- Common Admission Test (CAT)
Note: Admission in Ph.D. programmes in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering under Quality Improvement Programmes (QIP) is done by Principal QIP coordinator nominated by Govt. of India every year.
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