Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, commonly known as IIEST Shibpur, is a national research and education institute for engineering, science and technology, situated at Shibpur, Howrah district, in the state of West Bengal in India. Notably, IIEST Shibpur is the 2nd oldest engineering college of India after Roorkee Engineering College. IIEST Shibpur was established in 1856, it was formerly an institution under the state government of West Bengal and known as Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU), Shibpur from 2004 to 2014 and in the 19th century was known for Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur.
On 24th November, 1856 formerly IIEST Shibpur was started by the name of Civil Engineering College and named as a College of Engineering under the premises of the Writers Building, Calcutta. In March 2014 its renamed to IIEST Shibpur by amending the National Institutes of Technology and Science Education and Research (NITSER) Act, 2007. IIEST Shibpur offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and doctorate degrees in engineering and architecture as well as masters and doctorate degrees in science and management. IIEST Shibpur is ranked 20th Engineering Institute in India by NIRF-2016 ranking by MHRD.
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 ambiance that will usher innovative 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.
|Name||Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur|
|Address||Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur P.O. - Botanic Garden, Howrah
City- Howrah , State- West Bengal, 711103
|Landline||0 033 26684561|