Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology came into operation on January 15, 2001 after the promulgation of the THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2001. The University started its academic session from June 15, 2001 after receiving UGC grant. Currently, 160 institutions are affiliated to the University spread across 15 districts of  West Bengal with a strength of more than 3000 students. The main objective of the University is to have a systematic course of study in the field of engineering and technology. The University has intimate and collaborative linkages with national and International research institutes, University and the industries. 

Objectives of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

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. 

Mission of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology


As stated in  the University’s website the mission of the University is as follows:

  • To impart quality and value based teaching & learning of international standard for solving the real life problems
  • To create and disseminate knowledge both nationally & internationally towards the transformations of the civilization into a knowledge based society
  • To institutionalize the extension and field outreach activities with a view to transform the university system into an active instrument for social change
  • To develop liaison and collaboration with the globally recognised academic institutions in order to inject new and fresh thinking in teaching, learning and research
  • To generate intellectually capable and imaginatively gifted professionals and successful entrepreneurs having environmental consciousness and ethics who can work as individual or in group in multi-cultural global environments for continuing significantly towards the betterment of quality of human life.

Faculties in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

School of Biotechnology & Biological Sciences

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Bio-informatics

School of Engineering & Technology


  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Department of Microelectronics and VLSI Technology

School of Management & Sciences

  • Department of Management
  • Department of Natural Sciences


UG Courses in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Information Technology

PG Courses in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering (Information Security)
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Microelectronics & Vlsi Technology
  • M.Sc In Genetics
  • M.Sc In Microbiology
  • M.Sc In Molecular Biology

Scholarships in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology has been offering scholarships on need cum merit basis through various channels to promote higher education among all. Some of the scholarships that students can avail for studying in the University are:



Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology Library


The library which was founded in 2004 initially had a few books and journals to begin with. Currently, it has a mammoth collection of more than 25965 books among which 10131 are e-books , 6000 ( approx.) e-journals 20 print journals including 4 foreign journals. The library also has a good collection of CDs, audio Cassette and DVDs. It is fully automated and accessible to all scholars, students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the university.


Exams for admission to Courses in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology


  • For admission to BTech and BArch candidates need to pass WBJEE 
  • For UG non-professional courses MAKAUT accepts CET (Common Entrance Test) results
  • For MBA Programme JEMAT scores are accepted
  • For MCA, JECA conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Board are accepted
  • For hotel management JELET scores are accepted

Hostel Facilities of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology


Currently hostel facility is available for girl students as Salt Lake. At Haringhata hostel facility for both girls and boys in under process.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
BF 142, Sector 1, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata 700064, West Bengal
Phone: (033) 2321 0731 / 1327

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