Harcourt Butler Technological Institute has always been a paragon and a source of inspiration in the field of science and technology, since 1921. It has maintained its conspicuous presence in the technical world. H.B.T.I. has a history of realization, fulfillment of necessities and advancement in the field of science and technology. It is dedicated for the cause of rapid industrial development, creating a healthy environment for applied researches and above all to carve out men and women, having a truly rational and scientific demeanor. 'Attitude' is the watchword - taking care of which the personality of every harcourtian is moulded. Its roots are as deep as its outlook. "Government Research Institute, Cawnpore" was established in 1920, which was renamed as "Government Technological Institute" in 1921. Finally in 1926 it got the name by which we know it today "Harcourt Butler Technological Institute".
The institute is spread across two campuses, the east campus (77 acres) and the west campus (271 acres) situated about 3 km apart, affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow. The institute runs 13 undergraduate programmes leading to B. Tech degree. The undergraduate programmes in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computer Science Engineering and Chemical Technology (Biochemical Engineering, Food, Oil and Paints and Plastic Technology) of the institute has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (N.B.A). Besides it has active research programmes being carried out in various disciplines. Recognizing its competence in delivering to enhance technical horizons ‘Dataquest’ in the edition of May 2005 has designated it as 21st best technical institute of the country and the leading institute among 8 government funded institutes of U. P Technical University, Lucknow.
The institute has received aid of 24.78 crore rupees from the World Bank for various developmental projects. This aid will be spent for:
Development of the Infrastructure.
New Laboratory equipments.
Maintenance and repair of old laboratory equipments.
Funding for research and lectures attended by faculty in foreign universities.
Aim towards community development and over all growth.
The faculty has contributed 350 research papers and 80 presentations in Indian as well as International journals. Besides,49 R&D Schemes sponsored by D.S.T, U.G.C, I.C.A.R, D.R.D.O.,U.P.C.S.T., C.SI.R., D.A.E., I.C.M.R.,D.O.E. and Ministry of Civil supplies have been successfully completed. All these accomplishments definitely prove it to be a fecund ground for nurturing intellects.
II. Other Facilities
Banking and Postal Facilities
General Computing Facilities
Extra Curriculum Activities and Soft Skill Development Facilities
For overall development of the students, various extra and co-curricular activities are available in the Institute. Various Councils/Clubs function under the faculty members as Presidents. Some of the important Councils/Clubs are :
1. Literary Council
2. Sports Council
3. Cultural Council
4. Photography Club
5. Cinema Club
6. Yoga Centre
7. Hobby Club
8. National Service Scheme (NSS)
9. Society for Mechanical Engineers
11. Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IICHE)
12. Institute of Engineers (India)
13. Indian Society for Technical Education
Games & Sports Facilities
The Institute has several play grounds and well maintained athletic track encourage the students to take part in different games such as Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis and Badminton. The Institute has also a Gymnasium and Badminton Hall equipped with all modern facilities.
The institute is spread across two campuses, the east campus (77 acres) and the west campus (271 acres) situated 3 km apart. Thus, the institute campus is a conglomerate of two campuses:
East campus (academic block)
The academic campus shares a border with the CSA university campus. It comprises :
The main building which is a stone structure inaugurated in 1921; it houses the main academic block and department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, along with departments related to Science and Humanities.
Five department buildings of Computer Sciences and IT, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Civil and Leather Technology. Computer centre, Library Building, Auditorium, Workshop, Oil Technology Association of India (OTAI) head quarter, Council of leather exports central region office, Paint and Coatings Technology Association(PACT) head-quarters.
Three girls hostels, two boys hostels and one under-construction boys’ hostel.
West campus (residential block)
The West Campus features three boys’ hostels: WCH-1, WCH-2 and WCH-3, and faculty residential quarters.
Both the campuses are connected with Wi-Fi and internet LAN connections in all the hostels. Other facilities at the campus include
Banking and postal facilities
Games and sports facilities: The institute has playgrounds and an athletic track for cricket, hockey, football, basketball, volleyball, lawn tennis and badminton. The institute also houses a gymnasium in the East Campus.
IV. For Institute Related Queries :
Director ( Prof. J. S. P. Rai )
contact no: 0512-2534000
Registrar ( Mr. Naresh Kumar)& Public Information Officer
contact no: 0512-2533601
Mob. no:email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Web & Internet Related Queries:
System Manager & Webmaster( Mr. M.D. Singh)
contact no: 0512-2534001-5 Ext. 232
For Web Related Queries:
Programmer & Webofficer( Mrs. Poonam Malhotra)
contact no: 0512-2534001-5 Ext. 241
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I.Professor Inchage, TNP Cell's Desk
Dr. S. K. Garg
Chemical Engineering Department
Phone (Off.) 91-512-2534001-05 Ext. 156
M : , Fax 91-512-2533812
II.HARCOURT BUTLER OF TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE popularly known as H.B.T.I. is one of the pioneer institute in the field of technology, innovation and training, since 1921. The institute has lived upto its reputation and provided India with many eminent engineers and entrepreneurs.
The institute has well developed degree programmes in various disciplines of Engineering and Technology. The undergraduate programmes run in Chemical, Chemical Technology (Bio-Chemical, Food, Leather, Oil, Paints and Plastic), Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Information Technology and Mechanical. The full time postgraduate programmes are run in Chemical, Chemical Technology, Electronics, M.C.A. and Mechanical. The institute keeps pace with the day-to-day advancements in engineering and technological trends and developments; and is presently affiliated to U.P. Technical University, Lucknow. The institute has eminent faculty and programmes for al round development of the students. Our graduates are known for their competence in highly technical and specialzed areas of the industry. For further details you can refer to the brochure and CD enclosed with this letter.
The new batch of graduates and postgraduates engineers/technologists from the institute will be available from May, 2009 to meet the scientific and technical manpower requirements of adventurous; growth oriented and esteemed organizations of the country. I, therefore, cordially invite you and your team to interact with us, visit the institute and hold the Campus Interview(s) on the date(s) convenient to you. Else, please send your requirements so that we may notify to our students and accordingly send the resume of interested/suitable candidates for further action.
Looking forward to a contained fruitful interaction in this Endeavour.