Name:

MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Location: KOLKATA, India
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Field of Knowledge: Management And AdministrationNatural SciencesMathematics And StatisticsInformation And Communication Technologies (Icts)Electronics And TelecommunicationManufacturing And Technology
About

The Government of West Bengal set up an expert committee on December 31, 1998, under the Chairmanship of Ashes Prasad Mitra, Eminent scientist to explore the necessity and scope for establishment of an Engineering/ Technology University in the state of West Bengal. The University came into operation formally with the assumption of the office of the first Vice Chancellor on January 15, 2001 as a sequel to the promulgation of THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, ACT 2000, under the West Bengal Act XV of 2000 passed by the West Bengal Legislature. The University started its academic Programme from July 16, 2001, following a notification from the department of Higher Education; Government of West Bengal dated June 15, 2001 through the affiliation of Engineering and Management Institutions/ Colleges. The University is included in Section 2F and also in Section 12 B of UGC and recipient of UGC grant.

Main fields of activities:

The university is steadfast in its twin objectives:

a) To serve as a Centre of Excellence in teaching and research in technology and management area.

b) To provide framework of industrialization based on knowledge economy.

To realize its mission of emerging as a Centre of Excellence the University has created three schools of studies viz. School of Engineering and Technology (SET) , School of Biotechnology & Biological Sciences (SBTBS) and School of Management Sciences (SOMS) comprising presently of five departments, viz. Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Industrial; Engineering & Management, Department of Biotechnology, Department of Bioinformatics and Department of Management and Sciences.

Information about the intended project:

1>To enhance mobility of the Faculty Members, Academic Administrators and students for the betterment of the teaching, research and administrative activities.

2> To organise interactive seminars, workshops, joint academic programmes, joint research programme etc.

Project proposal / description

1>To enhance mobility of the Faculty Members, Academic Administrators and students for the betterment of the teaching, research and administrative activities.

2> To organise interactive seminars, workshops, joint academic programmes, joint research programme etc.

Previous international experience:

We have different joint academic programme with University of Melbourne and University of Tartu, Esthonia.

Contact:

Dr. Atri Bhowmik

Finance Officer, Maulana Abul Kalam Axad University of Technology (formerly, West Bengal University of Technology),

BF-142, Saltlake, Sector-1, Kolkata-700064, West Bengal, India.

e.Mail: fo@wbut.ac.in, Mobile: 91-9830056145

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