Haldia Institute of Technology (HIT), is a private college in Haldia, West bengal. Established in 1996, HIT is approved by AICTE and is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. The institution has been accredited Grade “A” by NAAC and is 163 in NIRF rankings in the Engineering category.

Haldia Institute of Technology offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA and MCA. Admissions are conducted on the basis of WBJEE for B.Tech and MAKAUT conducts entrance examinations for PG courses.

The institute provides a range of facilities that includes separate hostels for boys and girls, library, well- equipped laboratories and cafeteria that caters to the students’ needs. The faculty aims at preparing students for their academics as well as successful placements. HIT achieved a placement rate of 77% in their most recent placement drive, with companies like Wipro, Infosys, TCS and Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. hiring students from the institute.

Haldia Institute of Technology Admission Updates

  • The April and May session of JEE exams 2021, has been postponed by NTA due to rising COVID surge in the nation.
  • Registrations for WBJEE 2021 closed on 30 March, 2021.
  • WBJEE 2021 is scheduled to be held on 11 July, 2021. The admit card for the same will be available on 6 July, 2021.

Haldia Institute of Technology Key Points

  • The HIT campus sprawls 50 acres with amenities like restaurant, department store, open air cafeteria, book store, pharmacy etc.
  • HIT has a state of the art computer centre with around 850 systems and fully equipped labs.
  • HIT functions as an institution under Indian Center for the Advancement of Research and Education.
  • HIT faculty consists of a dedicated team of 333 with 78 holding Ph.D degrees.
  • As per 2020 reports, the teacher student ratio is 1:19 at Haldia Institute of Technology.

Haldia Institute of Technology Courses & Fees

The institute offers BTech courses in over 10 streams. Additionally, it offers postgraduate courses in three different streams- Computer Applications, Management and Technology. The particulars of the courses offered at HIT and the respective details are listed below.

  • Fees: INR 3.9 Lakhs
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Specializations: Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Food Technology, Cyber Security, Data Science, Artificial intelligence and machine Learning
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, Biotechnology from a recognized Board .
  • Selection criteria: WBJEE/JEE Mains
  • Fees: INR 1.4-1.9 Lakhs
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Specializations: Chemical Engineering, Computer science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Biotechnology, Mechanical Engineering
  • Eligibility: B.E/B.Tech completion
  • Selection criteria: WB-PGET/GATE
  • Fees: INR 2.1 Lakhs
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Seats:60
  • Eligibility: Graduation or BCA with maths at 10+2 level.
  • Selection criteria: WB-JECA
  • Fees: INR 2.2 Lakhs
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Seats: 60
  • Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline.
  • Selection criteria: WB-JEMAT/MAT + GD and PI

Haldia Institute of Technology Cut off 2021

While admissions to some courses are merit based, HIT requires students applying to specializations of BTech to appear for WBJEE/ JEE Mains. Students need to acquire a rank in the prescribed cut off range to be eligible for any BTech course at the institute.

Haldia Institute of Technology Cutoff for B.Tech 2020-21 is as follows:

AEIE 24808-49472 22756- 34227 196734-427674
BT 15970-67443 19751-28139 311711-603459
CHE 3971-70272 5091-22253 134670-393036
CE 10687-54796 9995-33812 161172-566835
CSE 3252-19583 6480-8301 59568-924473
CSE-AI 5540-39600 13057-14479 684189-826279
CSE-CS 5874-65715 3491-15706 167146-639660
CSE-DS 7736-71911 13941-17077 263759-503179
EE 8028-67644 12546-31968 136399-207329
ECE 7426-65342 9347-24247 67283-84891
FT 9574-44573 26328-59290
IT 5174-72122 7353-18022 190917-709688
ME 5693-71774 13937-63335 23370-291183

Haldia Institute of Technology Placements

Haldia Institute of Technology conducts personality development classes, interactive seminars and workshops, in depth counselling by experts, mock interviews etc. as part of placement activities. According to the recent placement highlights, the institution has showcased stellar placement records as follows:

  • 615 job offers have been made.
  • 137 companies have recruited students from HIT.
  • 98 core companies have visited the campus for recruitment.
  • The highest salary package offered was INR 24.6 LPA.
  • In 2017-18, 853 students were eligible for placement and 72% were placed.
  • For 2020-21 placements 102 companies visited and the number of students placed increased to 77%, which is a 14% increase when compared to the 2019-20 placement.

Top Recruiters

  • Wipro
  • JustDial
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Berger
  • Ericsson
  • Cognizant
  • TCS
  • Nestle
  • Infosys
  • Simplex
  • Byju’s
  • Haldia Petrochemical Ltd.

Haldia Institute of Technology Scholarships

The institute does not offer any scholarships or student loans for the students under the direct provision of the university.

However, Haldia Institute of Technology does offer free studentship to deserving students of economically poor backgrounds and meritorious academic achievements on the basis of means-cum-merit under the guidelines of Department of Higher Education, Govt of West Bengal.

In the case of 2020-21 batch, 199 students received free studentships along with 32 department toppers, with the amount totalling to INR 53,68,000/-.

Haldia Institute of Technology FAQs

Ques. Does Haldia Institute of Technology offer lateral entry?

Ans: Yes, Haldia Institute of Technology offers lateral entry to B.Tech. The eligibility criteria is for candidates to have a diploma in engineering from a recognized university. Additionally, they have to appear for the JELET examination.

Ques. What is the B.Tech seat intake at Haldia Institute of Technology?

Ans. The seat intake to different engineering branches at HIT are:

CHE 120
CSE 180
ECE 180
ME 120
IT 120
EE 120
BT 60
CE 120
FT 60

Ques. Is Haldia Institute of Technology good for further education?

Ans. Yes, HIT is a great institution to pursue higher studies from. The college is autonomous, has good placement records, has one of the best in infrastructure in the State and helpful faculty. The college also conducts sports and cultural activities like annual fests namely Prayukti and Riviera so that students can showcase their talents.

Ques. What is the seat intake for M.Tech courses at Haldia Institute of Technology?

Ans. The seats for M.tech specializations at HIT, Haldia are:

CSE 18
ECE 18
BT 9
ME 18

Ques. How are the fees at Haldia Institute of Technology?

Ans. The fee at Haldia Institute of Technology is comparatively low in comparison to other private institutions. Compared to what the college has to offer in terms of the facilities, infrastructure, cultural activities, clubs and more, the amount is quite affordable. The detailed fee breakdown can be checked at the official website of HIT, Haldia.

Ques. Does Haldia Institute of Technology have hostels?

Ans. Yes, Haldia Institute of Technology has 11 boys hostels and 3 hostels for girls. The cost of boarding is around INR 12,000/- per semester. Students can pay the hostel fee along with other fees; the detailed breakdown of fees with hostel fee is given in the official website.