Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Campus: BF 142, BF Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064


About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), formerly West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), is a State University located in Kolkata, India, Founded in 2000 by the Government of West Bengal. MAKAUT provides facilities for pursuit of degree and advanced-level courses in engineering, management and other professional areas through affiliated institutions and in-house departments. The campus is currently located at Haringhata, Nadia (West Bengal).

MAKAUT is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). MAKAUT has been awarded B++ with CGPA of 2.87 by the NAAC on its first visit. MAKAUT ranked 165 among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019.

The University has introduced new courses in emerging areas to in tune with the unfolding scenario in higher education in the country.

The University is steadfast in its twin objectives:
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.

To realize its mission of emerging as a Centre of Excellence the University has created three Schools of Studies viz. School of Engineering & Technology (SET), School of Biotechnology & Biological Sciences (SBTBS) and School of Management and Sciences (SOMS) comprising presently of five departments viz. Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, Department of Biotechnology, Department of Bioinformatics and Department of Management and Sciences. The basic objective of the University shall be to organize undergraduate courses of study in Engineering and Technology, especially in emerging areas. The university now affiliates 160 institutions spread over 15 districts of the state of West Bengal. Postgraduate study is being carried out in 30 of them and research is being carried out for the grooming of scientists, engineers and technologists.


  • 1) To impart quality and value-based teaching & learning of international standard for solving the real-life problems.
  • 2) To create and disseminate knowledge both nationally & internationally towards the transformations of the civilization into a knowledge-based society.
  • 3) To institutionalize the extension and field outreach activities with a view to transform the university system into an active instrument for social change.
  • 4) To develop liaison and collaboration with the globally recognised academic institutions in order to inject new and fresh thinking in teaching, learning and research.
  • 5) 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.

Academic Session:

Beginning July each year it is divided into two semesters- Odd semester and Even semester. Winter vacation normally starts from last week of December upto mid-week of January and summer vacation starts from middle of June to July as inter semester break.


The Library has both e- resources and print resources. It has a total collection of 25965 books among which 10131 are e-books, 6000 (approx.) e-journals 20 print journals including 4 foreign journals. The University library is now member of E-Sodh -Sindhu (UGC Infonet) Digital Library consortia. University is getting e-journals like IEEE, Cambridge University Press, Economic & Political Weekly, ISID, JCCC, Oxford University Press, Springerlink, Taylor & Francis from the consortia. and University itself is subscribing e-journals like IEE, Elsevier, Springer Nature, ACM Digital Library, JAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Taylor and Francis, etc.


Well-appointed hostels with fully furnished rooms made for international students at Haringhata main campus. Rooms are quipped with all basic amenities. The hostels are given good protection by security agencies and police booth in the university.


Healthy and hygienic food is available at the students dining hall. All kinds of fruits and vegetables as well as dairy products are available. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and all kinds of snacks are available at very reasonable cost.

UG Courses Offered

  1. BTech in Computer Science & Engineering
  2. BTech in Information Technology
  3. B.Sc in Animation & Film Making
  4. B.Sc in Bioinformatics
  5. B.Sc in Biotechnology
  6. B.Sc in Environmental Science
  7. B.Sc in Food Science & Technology
  8. B.Sc in Forensic Science
  9. B.Sc in Gaming and Mobile Application Development
  10. B.Sc in Interior Design
  11. B.Sc in IT (Artificial Intelligence )
  12. B.Sc in IT (Big Data Analytics)
  13. B.Sc in IT (Blockchain Technology)
  14. B.Sc in IT (Cryptography & Network Security)
  15. B.Sc in IT (Cyber Security)
  16. B.Sc in IT (Data Science)
  17. B.Sc in IT (Internet of Things)
  18. B.Sc in Material Science
  19. B.Sc in Mathematics and Computing
  20. B.Sc in Multimedia Science, Augmented & Virtual Reality
  21. B.Sc in Multimedia, Animation & Graphic Design
  22. B.Sc in Robotics & 3D Printing
  23. BBA
  24. BBA in Business Analytics
  25. BBA in Hospital Management
  26. BBA in Risk Management
  27. BBA in Tourism and Travel Management
  28. BCA


PG Courses Offered

  1. MTech in Biotechnology
  2. MTech in Bioinformatics
  3. ME in Computer Science & Engineering
  4. MTech in Industrial Engineering & Management
  5. MTech in Information Technology
  6. MTech in Software Engineering
  7. MTech in Microelectronics & Vlsi Technology
  8. MTech in Computer Science & Engineering (Information Security)
  9. M.Tech in Geoinformatics
  10. M.Tech in Information Technology (Artificial Intelligence)
  11. M.Tech in Information Technology (Data Science)
  12. M.Tech in Information Technology (Information Security)
  13. M.Tech in Information Technology (Internet of Things)
  14. M.Tech in Material Science and Technology
  15. M.Tech in Renewable Energy
  16. M.SC IN Microbiology
  17. M.SC IN Genetics
  18. M.SC IN Molecular Biology
  19. M.Sc in Bioinformatics
  20. M.Sc in Biotechnology
  21. M.Sc in Clinical Genetics
  22. M.Sc in Environmental Science
  23. M.Sc in Film and Television Production
  24. M.Sc in Food Science & Technology
  25. M.Sc in Material Science
  26. M.Sc in Multimedia, Animation & Graphic Design
  27. M.Sc in Pharmaceutical Analysis


Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  1. PGD in Broadcasting Engineering
  2. PGD in Capital Market & Investment
  3. PGD in Computer Forensic, Cyber Crime and Related Laws
  4. PGD in Forensic Science & Related Laws
  5. PGD in Internet TV, Content Management and Social Media Marketing


Affiliating Colleges UG Courses

  1. Apparel and Production Management
  2. Applied Electronics And Instrumentation
  3. Architecture
  4. Automobile Engineering
  5. B. Arch (General)
  6. B.Sc in Media Science
  7. B.Sc in Nautical Science
  8. B.Sc in Fashion Design & Management
  9. B.Sc in Gaming & Mobile Application Development
  10. B.Sc in Genetics
  11. B.Sc in Media Science
  12. B.Sc in Multimedia, Animation & Graphics
  13. Biotechnology
  14. B.Sc. in Microbiology
  15. B.Sc. in Molecular Biology
  16. Bachelor of Optometry
  17. BBA
  18. BBA(Insurance & Risk Management)
  19. BBA (Supply Chain Management)
  20. BBA (Hospital Management)
  21. BBA (Sports Management)
  22. BCA
  23. BHM
  24. Biomedical Engineering
  25. Biotechnology
  26. BMS (Pharmaceutical Management)
  27. BTTM
  28. Ceramic Engineering And Technology
  29. Chemical Engineering
  30. Civil Engineering
  31. Computer Science & Engineering
  32. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  33. Electrical Engineering
  34. Electronics & Tele-Communication Engineering
  35. Electronics And Communication Engineering
  36. Food Technology
  37. Footwear Technology
  38. Information Technology
  39. Instrumentation And Control Engineering
  40. Leather Technology
  41. Marine Engineering
  42. Mechanical Engineering
  43. Pharmaceutical Technology
  44. Pharmacy
  45. Production Engineering
  46. Textile Technology


Affiliating Colleges PG Courses

  1. Applied Electronics And Instrumentation
  2. Automotive Technology
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Business Administration
  5. Ceramic Engineering And Technology
  6. Chemical Engineering
  7. Chemical Processing In Textiles
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Communication Engineering
  10. Computer Science & Engineering
  11. Computer Systems And Technology
  12. Control And Instrumentation
  13. Electrical Devices And Power Systems
  14. Electrical Engineering
  15. Electrical Machines And Drives
  16. Electronics And Communications Engineering
  17. Food Technology
  18. Geo Technical Engineering
  19. Heat Power Engineering
  20. Information Technology
  21. Leather Technology
  22. M.Sc In Applied Mathematics
  23. M.Sc In Biotechnology
  24. M.Sc In Computer Science
  25. M.Sc In Genetics
  26. M.Sc In Human Computing & Artificial Intelligence
  27. M.Sc In Information Science
  28. M.Sc In Media Science
  29. M.Sc In Microbiology
  30. Manufacturing Technology
  31. Master Of Management Studies (Pharmaceutical Management)
  32. Masters In Business Administration
  33. Masters In Computer Applications
  34. Mechanical Engineering
  35. Mechanical Engineering Design
  36. Mechatronics
  37. Microelectronics & Vlsi Technolgy
  38. Mobile Communication And Network Technology
  39. Modern Communication Engineering
  40. Multimedia And Software Engineering
  41. Pharmacology And Toxicology
  42. Pharmaceutical Analysis
  43. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  44. Pharmaceutical Analysis
  45. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  46. Pharmaceutics
  47. Pharmacology
  48. Post Graduate Diploma In Geoinformatics
  49. Power Electronics And Drives
  50. Power Systems Engineering
  51. Renewable Energy
  52. Structural Engineering
  53. Renewable Energy
  54. Telecommunication Engineering
  55. Textile Technology