Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) is a State University, formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology and located in Kolkata. The University started offering academic programs from July 16, 2001. The University has three schools of studies, namely, School of Engineering & Technology (SET), School of Biotechnology & Biological Sciences (SBTBS) and School of Management and Sciences (SOMS). The admission to MAKAUT is made considering the score in competitive examinations.
The various courses offered by MAKAUT are B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. There are many affiliated colleges to MAKAUT. The University offers various courses through its affiliated colleges and admission to colleges is based on various entrance examinations.
The University offers B.Tech program in two specializations, namely, Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology. The admission to the B.Tech program is based on the score secured in WBJEE conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Board.
The M.Tech program is offered in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Information Technology etc. and M.Sc in Genetics, Microbiology and Molecular Biology. The B.E/B.Tech graduates must have scored 60% marks to apply. The candidates must have scored 60% marks in any two subjects at 10+2 level (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics). The final selection will be made considering PGET score.
JEMAT for MBA program:
The candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Arts/ Science/ Commerce/ Engineering/ Technology/ Medical/ Dental etc., to apply to the program. For admission to the MBA program in West Bengal, a valid score in JEMAT examination is mandatory.
MAKAUT University has various scholarships to offer. The scholarships are classified into Central, UGC, AICTE and State Schemes.
The students at MAKAUT get opportunities to do the job in various renowned companies such as Infosys, Oracle, CTS, Wipro etc. The MAKAUT placement cell polishes communication, leadership skills etc.