Harcourt Butler Technological Institute has always been a paragon and a source of inspiration in the field of science and technology, since 1921. It has maintained its conspicuous presence in the technical world. H.B.T.I. has a history of realization, fulfillment of necessities and advancement in the field of science and technology. It is dedicated for the cause of rapid industrial development, creating a healthy environment for applied researches and above all to carve out men and women, having a truly rational and scientific demeanor. 'Attitude' is the watchword - taking care of which the personality of every harcourtian is moulded. Its roots are as deep as its outlook. "Government Research Institute, Cawnpore" was established in 1920, which was renamed as "Government Technological Institute" in 1921. Finally in 1926 it got the name by which we know it today "Harcourt Butler Technological Institute".

          The institute is spread across two campuses, the east campus (77 acres) and the west campus (271 acres) situated about 3 km apart, affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow. The institute runs 13 undergraduate programmes leading to B. Tech degree. The undergraduate programmes in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computer Science Engineering and Chemical Technology (Biochemical Engineering, Food, Oil and Paints and Plastic Technology) of the institute has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (N.B.A). Besides it has active research programmes being carried out in various disciplines. Recognizing its competence in delivering to enhance technical horizons ‘Dataquest’ in the edition of May 2005 has designated it as 21st best technical institute of the country and the leading institute among 8 government funded institutes of U. P Technical University, Lucknow.

          The institute has received aid of 24.78 crore rupees from the World Bank for various developmental projects. This aid will be spent for:
Development of the Infrastructure.

  • New Laboratory equipments.

  • Maintenance and repair of old laboratory equipments.

  • Funding for research and lectures attended by faculty in foreign universities.

  • Aim towards community development and over all growth.

              The faculty has contributed 350 research papers and 80 presentations in Indian as well as International journals. Besides,49 R&D Schemes sponsored by D.S.T, U.G.C, I.C.A.R, D.R.D.O.,U.P.C.S.T., C.SI.R., D.A.E., I.C.M.R.,D.O.E. and Ministry of Civil supplies have been successfully completed. All these accomplishments definitely prove it to be a fecund ground for nurturing intellects.                        


Under Graduatate ( B.Tech.)

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Comp. Sc. Engineering

  • Info. Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Oil Technology

  • Paint Technology

  • Plastic Technology

  • Food Technology

  • Biochemical Engineering

  • Leather Technology

Post Graduate

  • M.Tech.

  • M.C.A.


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