Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, commonly abbreviated as IIEST Shibpur, is a national research and education institute for engineering, science and technology, Shibpur owes its origin to the erstwhile Bengal Engineering College, the history of which goes to the nineteenth century when industries in the sense we understand today, were practically absent. Prompted by the idea of meeting requirement of trained engineering personnel for the Public Works Department, the then council of Education, Bengal, decided to open Civil Engineering classes and a Professorship in Civil Engineering was created at Hindu College, Calcutta, in the year 1843-44. A College of Engineering was started by the name of Civil Engineering College on 24th November, 1856, in the premises of the Writers Building, Calcutta.
The Vision of IIEST, Shibpur is to become one of the best Institutes in the world in providing the state-of-the art multi-disciplinary research ambience that will usherinnovative world-class technologies developed towards realizing the goal of Developed India.
IIEST, Shibpur functions as an institute of higher learning and advanced research.Prime activities include creation and dissemination of knowledge; producing engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs of highest quality equipped with latest technologies and developing innovation technology solutions for the cause of the society.
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Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur
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Howrah - 711103
West Bengal, India