Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal is an autonomous institute which is affiliated to MAKAUT, Kolkata. It is accredited by NAAC and NBA and is AICTE approved. The institution mainly offers three programmes, B.Tech, M.Tech, and MCA. The B.Tech programme is a four-year course with 9 specializations while the M.Tech is a two-year course with 7 specializations. Admissions to these courses are entrance based.
The institute has received the ‘Most Preferred Engineering Institute of 2020’ award and was ranked at 150th position under Engineering category by the NIRF in 2019.
|Established | Institute Type||2001 | Private|
|Accredited By||NAAC, NBA|
|Affiliated to||MAKAUT, Kolkata|
|Entrance Exam||JEE Mains/ PGET/ JECA|
|Courses offered||B.Tech, M.Tech and MCA|
|Admission Criteria||Merit and Entrance based|
|Top Recruiters||Apeejay, Surendra, Apollo Tyres Ltd, Avery India, Wipro Technologies|
|Facilities Available||Banks, Health Care, Cafeteria, Computing facility|
|Official Website||Heritage Institute of Technology|
|Course||Specializations||Duration||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|B.Tech||Computer Science & Engineering||4 years||10+2 with 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) in aggregate in PCM or equivalent.||JEE Mains/ WBJEE|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering.|
|Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering.|
|M.Tech||Computer Science & Engineering.||2 years||Bachelor's Degree in B.Tech/ BE or equivalent||PGET/ GATE|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering.|
|MCA||Computer Applications||2 years||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects at 10+2 level or at the graduate level. Minimum 50% marks on an average in the graduation level.||JECA|
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Heritage Institute of Technology admission process 2020 for all the three programs is listed in a brief below:
Below mentioned are the steps to apply for HIT, Kolkata:
Candidates must also bring the following documents at the time of admission:
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GATE Cutoff 2020:
|3.||Computer Science and Information Technology||28.5||25.6||19.0|
|5.||Electronics and Communication Engineering||28.8||25.9||19.2|
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For admissions to the courses in HIT, candidates must qualify GATE or JEE Mains/ WBJEE exams.The result in those exams will determine the admission in Heritage Institute of Technology.
How to check GATE Result?
How to check WBJECA Result?
HIT, Kolkata has a placement cell which continuously coordinates with various industries and organizations for placement of its students. Some of the best-of-the-industries in which students have been placed through campus interviews are Apeejay, Surendra, Apollo Tyres Ltd, Avery India, Wipro Technologies, Pepsico, ICICI Bank, Cognizant Technologies Solutions, HDFC Bank Ltd, Philips Carbon Black Ltd.etc.
The below-mentioned table represents the number of companies visited and students placed over the past few years.
|Year||Number of companies visited||Number of students placed|
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With the help of Calcutta Club Ltd. Centenary Scholarship Fund, Heritage Institute of Technology offers scholarships to the students who are pursuing B.Tech and belong to economically weaker families. The eligibility criteria to apply for this scholarship is given below:
Also, Heritage Institute of Technology encourages its students to apply through Vidya Lakshmi portal, which facilitates students in getting easy access to education loans, scholarships and other student-friendly facilities.
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All the faculty members of every department are highly proficient in their field of study. All the professors hold doctor degrees and all impart superior quality education. Some of the highly reputed professors are:
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Ques. Is the fee structure of HIT expensive?
Ans. The fee structure of the Heritage Institute of Technology is expensive. The first year fee for the following courses are:
Ques. How many seats are available for the M.Tech courses at HIT Kolkata?
Ans. The intake capacity for M.Tech courses is:
Ques. How is the campus of the HIT institute? Is there any gaming facility available for the entertainment of the students at HIT Kolkata?
Ans. The campus is exquisitely landscaped with intertwined roads connecting various buildings inside the campus. It provides a tranquil surrounding with a backdrop of lush greenery, which offers an aesthetically pleasing and serene atmosphere, on one hand, and an intellectually stimulating environment, on the other. A common room, equipped with major indoor games facilities like Table Tennis, Carom and Chess are available. There are excellent facilities for outdoor games and sports like cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, golf and swimming.
Ques. What is the average salary offered during placement at heritage institute of technology?
Ans. TCS takes around 80% of total placement and average salary is approx 3.3 lpa, in 2016 TCS has taken 508 candidates, in 2017 TCS has taken approx 509 candidates and this year(2018) approx 400 candidates.
So the salary provided by TCS, 3.36lpa is the average salary of Heritage Institute Of Technology. Also, considering you are pursuing B.Tech the average salary is 3.25–3.6 lac as mass recutimer come in heritage mainly Infosys and wipro in which more than 70% people are placed and these companies offer on average 3.3–3.5 lac per annum.
Ques. What kinds of seminars and workshops are arranged at HIT Kolkata?
Ans. Various seminars and workshops are arranged by various departments of the institute. Seminars on Student Development, and Webinars on Robotics were quite successful.
Ans. Heritage institute of technology is ranked at 154th position in the engineering category by NIRF whereas UEM is ranked at 96th position in the same category by TOI 2020. Heritage offers 9 specializations in B.Tech and UEM has 12. Biotechnology is one of them. Top recruiters at the institutes for the course are the food and beverage industry, laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies. Admission: For the Heritage Institute of Technology,10% of the admissions are done through the JEE counseling process. 80% of the admissions are finalized by the WBJEE counseling process and the remaining 10% seats are reserved for management quota. For UEM the admissions for BTech Biotechnology are based on the ranks of IEMJEE. The cut-offs are declared at the time of admissions. Particular Heritage UEM Intake 60 60 Fee 4 Lakhs 5.86 Lakhs Entrance exam WBJEE, JEE Main IEMJEE Placements: UEM- In UEM almost all the students get 2-3 job offers. The average package is nearly 4.2 Lakhs per annum. The highest package offered was 40 Lakhs per annum in 2019 placements. Top recruiting companies of the college are- top pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, Pepsico, TCS, Wipro, Videonetics, Codeclouds, NRI Fintech, Think analytics, Global Logic, etc. Heritage Institute of Technology- It has a placement rate of 78%. The average package offered is 4 Lakhs per annum. The highest package goes up to 16 Lakhs per annum. Top employers’ of the college are- Kissan, Cerner Corporation, Ericson, and DX Core Design. Both UEM and Heritage Institute of Technology are reputed colleges in Kolkata and offer decent academics and placement opportunities for BTech in Biotechnology. As for which institute is better, you should be the one to decide that.Read more
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