Heritage Institute of Technology |More About a Broad Spectrum of Learners


Heritage Institute of Technology |More About a Broad Spectrum of Learners

Heritage Institute of Technology Campus imageHeritage Institute of Technology: Heritage Institute of Technology Kolkatta (HIT-Kolkatta), West Bengal is one of India’s reputed engineering institutions in the private sector, owned and managed by Kalyan Bharati Trust (KBT)

Spread over an area of 70 acres of land, HIT-K campus is situated in Anandapur, Kolkata, near the East Kolkata Township, West Bengal.

HIT Kolkatta is about 20 km from the nearest airport,  Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport at Dum Dum, Kolkata and about 12kms from Sealdah Railway Station, Bepin Behari Ganguly Street, Sealdah, Raja Bazar, Kolkata.

From East Metropolitan Bypass near the Ruby Hospital, it takes a 10-minute drive to reach the institute.

Heritage Institute of Technology is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology,(MAKAUT)  Kolkata.


Heritage Institute of Technology Courses

Heritage Institute of Technology offers various courses in Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech) and Postgraduate Programmes (M.Tech & MCA) and admits students based on merit.

According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the Heritage Institute of Technology Kolkatta has a sanctioned annual intake of students of 900 for BTech and 126 for MTech. Whereas, HIT’s total actual student strength is 4,207 and 73 respectively.

A. Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech)

Here are the details of  the various courses available in undergraduate programs

  1. Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (AEIE)
    • Develop skilled Electronics and Instrumentation Engineers
    • Competency in the field of sensors, measurement, instrumentation, control, automation, signal processing, communication and computational techniques, etc.
  2. Biotechnology (BT)
    •  A comprehensive set of courses in biotechnology, engineering science and basic science.
    • Critical thinking, communication and professional skills
  3. Chemical Engineering (ChE)
    • Excellence for studies in chemical engineering program coupled with research strengths in related interdisciplinary areas
  4. Civil Engineering (CE)
    • Developing motivated, skilled and highly competent Civil Engineers
    • In-depth knowledge in Civil Engineering fundamentals and their applications in practical as well as professional fields
  5. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
    • A Centre of Excellence in the field of Computer Science & Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering (EE)
    • Establishing as successful professionals in electrical engineering
  7. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
    • Enabling to analyze and synthesize current Electronics and Communication Engineering practices
  8. Information Technology (IT)
    • Establish as practising professionals in industry or have significant contribution in R&D
  9. Mechanical Engineering (ME)
    • Design mechanical product and system and apply the knowledge of relevant fields of mechanical engineering to design products and system

B. Postgraduate Programmes (M.Tech & MCA)

  1. Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Computer Science & Engineering
  4. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  5. VLSI
  6. Master of Computer Application (3 Years)
  7. Renewable Energy (2 years)

Heritage Institute of Technology Admission

The annual intake of students for BTech is 900

1. Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Eligibility

  • The candidates must have passed Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of the Council of Higher Secondary Education, West Bengal or equivalent Examination
  • Must have qualified either in the Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board or the JEE(Main) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education
  • 80% of the total seats are allotted to those qualified in the WBJEE
  • 10% seats for those qualified in the JEE(Main)
  • 10% of seats are for admission under Management Quota from candidates holding valid rank cards of WBJEE / JEE(Main)
  • An extra 20% seats for Lateral Entry (2nd year) from Diploma holders and B.Sc degree holders through JELET conducted by WBJEE Board.

2.Master of Technology (MTech) Eligibility

  • Admission to MTech is done through a written test
  • Candidates must submit the application along with the prescribed fee to the MAKAUT for the purpose
  • The eligibility criteria issued by the MAKAUT is the basis of admission

3.Master of Computer Application (MCA) Eligibility

  • You must possess a Bachelor degree, with 50% marks, in any discipline under (10+2+3) system with Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects
  • Additionally, you must have qualified in the Joint Entrance Examination (JECA) conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
  • 10% of seats are allotted to Management Quota.

Heritage Institute of Technology Fees Structure

The selected candidates have to pay the tuition fee as approved by the Fee structure committee of the Government of West Bengal.

The present fee structure is as follows:

1. Bachelor of Technology (BTech)

ParticularsAmount (Rs.)
Total amount payable at the time of admission72,200
Tuition Fee – Semester 144,000
Admission Fee5,000
Library Fee6,000
Students’ Welfare and Games & Sports Fee4,000
Caution Deposit10,000
University Students’ Development Fee Payable to MAKAUT2,200
Admission Kit1,000
Tuition Fee – Semester 244,000
Tuition Fee – Semester 3 & 4 (each semester)45,100
Tuition Fee – Semester 5 & 6 (each semester)46,200
Tuition Fee – Semester 7 & 8 (each semester)47,300
Hostel (Optional) Seat Rent p.m. (General)4,500
Total Fees payable at the time of admission for students allotted through the Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFW)28,200


2.Master of Technology (MTech)

ParticularsAmount (Rs)
Total fees payable at the time of admission
For Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/Semester81,100
Tuition Fee for Semester 2, 3 and 4 / per semester50,000
For Biotechnology, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, VLSI and Renewable Energy91,100
Tuition Fee for Semester 2, 3 and 4 / per semester60,000
Hostel (Optional) Seat Rent p.m. (General)4,500

3.Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Total Fees payable at the time of admission76,000
Tuition Fee for Semester 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6/ per semester48,000
Hostel (Optional) Seat Rent p.m. (General)4,500

Heritage Institute of Technology Placement

Heritage Institute of Technology Kolkatta is one of the hottest destinations of companies for campus selection every year.

However, the recent trend shows that hiring is mostly confined to resources available in IT and related disciplines. India’s leading IT companies including TCS, Infosys, and Wipro recruit students from HIT every year.

These companies mostly explore the pool of qualified resources in  IT, Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering disciplines.

For the academic year 2017-18, a total of 781 students graduated from HIT Kolkatta in the minimum stipulated time.

Out of this,  443 students were placed in various companies at an average salary of Rs.3,35,000/-

In the previous academic year, the respective numbers were 767, 506 and Rs. 375,000/-

For the postgraduate programs, 34 students qualified within the stipulated time and 5 students were placed at an average salary of Rs.335,000/- in the 2017-18 academic year.

In the previous academic year, out of 58 students qualified, 33 students were placed at an average salary of Rs. 350,000/-).

Heritage Institute of Technology Ranking

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)has ranked the Heritage Institute of Technology Kolkatta at 150 out of 970 Engineering Institutions in India in 2019.

Following are the accepted parameters for the ranking and the score allotted to HIT Kolkatta against each.

  1. National Institutional Ranking Framework
    • The core activities of the Institute
    • Score: 49.97/100
  2. Research and Professional Practice
    • Excellence in teaching and learning
    • Score: 4.92/100
  3. Graduation Outcome
    • Effectiveness of the core teaching/learning
    • Score: 51.58/100
  4. Outreach & Inclusivity
    • Emphasis on the representation of women
    • Score: 51.91/100
  5. Perception
    • Perception of the institution
    • Score: 2.81/100

The institute scored relatively better in Emphasis on the representation of women, Effectiveness of the core teaching/learning and the core activities of the Institute. However, it fared poorly in the perception of the institution and Excellence in teaching and learning.

National Assessment and Accreditation Council Score

HIT Kolkatta is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a grade of B++  that represents a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 2.76 in a scale of less than 1.5 (D) to 3.51- 4.0 (A++).

Capital expenditure & Operational Expenditure  (Amount in Rs)

The data shows the level of the management’s commitment to improving the quality of educational facilities in the institute.

Capital Expenditure on Academic Activities and Resources (excluding expenditure on buildings)2017-182016-17
New Equipment for Laboratories50,20,71074,14,370
Engineering Workshops
Operational expenditure
Salaries (Teaching and Non Teaching staff)28,07,64,73725,51,30,981

Heritage Institute of Technology Address & Phone

Heritage Institute of Technology
Chowbaga Road, Anandapur
PO:East Kolkata Township, Kolkata 700 107
Ph: +91 33 6627 0600 / 0609 / 0614 / 0622
Fax: +91 33 2443 0455 / 1794
E-mail: admin@heritageit.edu

Heritage Institute of Technology History

Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT) Kolkatta was founded in 2001, by a group of 22 motivated industrialists in Kolkatta.

It is part of a larger picture of their noble initiative and fulfilment in establishing a series of educational institutions under the wings of a public charitable foundation named, Kalyan Bharati Trust (KBT)

The idea was to provide higher educational opportunities for a broad spectrum of learners – from the Primary to the Tertiary levels in West Bengal

Kalyan Bharati Trust has mainly six institutions under its control including:

  1. The Heritage School (THS)
  2. Heritage Institute of Technology (HIT-K)
  3. The Heritage Academy (THA)
  4. Heritage Business School (HBS)
  5. Heritage Law College (HLC)
  6. The Heritage College (THC).

These institutions share the same campus.