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Harcourt Butler Technological University – [HBTU], Kanpur Admission 2021: Courses, Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Last updated on September 15th, 2021 by Sapna Malik

Harcourt Butler Technological University offers several Bachelor, Masters and PhD courses. Admissions to these courses are generally done through previous academic merit/marks obtained in national level entrance examinations. Under Bachelors, the university offers B.Tech programs in various disciplines of Engineering and Technology. Admissions to these programs are done on the basis of marks obtained in JEE Main or any other National Level Entrance Examination specified by the University. Admissions of postgraduate programs like MCA are done through an Entrance Examination conducted by the National Level Examination Body engaged with Central Engineering institutions / National Institute of Technology for Master of Computer Applications through National Level Entrance Test like NIMCET. The admission for PhD courses is merit-based/performance-based.

Apart from the courses mentioned above, the university also offers a part-time option for postgraduate courses like M.Tech and PhD. Students also take admission in PhD through a sponsored program where a student is sponsored by an R&D organisation, academic institution, government organisation, research laboratory, etc

The university is ranked fairly high by a lot of recognized ranking institutions. It is ranked 166 by NIRF Ranking 2020. It has also acquired 25th  rank for Engineering by India Today in 2019, 30th by Composite Rank 2019, 25th Rank by Outlook Magazine in 2018.

The 2021 admission process of Harcourt Butler Technological University has ended. The university has commenced the classes in an odd-even fashion. The classes for even semesters has started from the 24th of May, 2021 Currently, classes are going on for even semester first-year B.Tech, MCA and M.Tech students.

HBTU Kanpur UG Admission

Under bachelors or undergraduate degrees, Harcourt Butler Technological University offers a B.Tech program in various disciplines of Engineering and Technology. Admissions to these programs are done on the basis of marks obtained in JEE Main or any other National Level Entrance Examination specified by the University. The duration of the course is 4 years where The course work is divided into 8 semesters. The university intakes a total of 765 students for this programme out of which 27 are fee waiver seats. Standard 75% attendance is required in each semester for this course. In this course, the students have to undergo industrial/practical training at the end of the 6th semester. The university also allows direct admission to the second year through lateral entry. The university offers 13 specialisations for this programme. They are listed below:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology (Biochemical Engineering)
  • Chemical Technology (Leather Technology)
  • Chemical Technology (Food Technology)
  • Chemical Technology (Oil Technology)
  • Chemical Technology (Paint Technology)
  • Chemical Technology (Plastic Technology)

Admission Criteria

Admission criteria for the course are listed below:

  • Passed 10 +2 from either the UP board or any other recognised board of education with physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any of the subjects from Chemistry/biotechnology/biology/ computer science as a technical vocational subject.
  • Candidates must acquire a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the above-mentioned subjects.
  • Candidates must also have a valid JEE Main score.

Selection Criteria

Admissions for scores are based on a rank list prepared by the University which is based on the previous academic merit of the candidates along with the marks obtained in JEE Main or any other National Level Entrance Examination specified by the University followed by university-level counselling.

How to Apply?

Steps on how to apply for JEE- Main are listed below:

  • Visit the official website and find the online application form.
  • Not your system generated application number and create a password.
  • Login using your credentials and fill out the form.
  • Upload scanned images of your photographs and your signature.
  • Pan application fee of INR 650 through the online payment methods available and submit the application.
  • Keep a printout of the application for reference in the future.

Steps on how to apply for UPSEE are given below:

  • Visit the official website of the university and find the application link.
  • Upload scanned images of your signature, photograph and left thumb impression.
  • Fill out the application form and pay the online application fee of INR 1300 using the online payment methods available.
  • Submit your application and note down the application number which is written on the confirmation page.
  • Keep a printout of the application for reference in the future.

HBTU Kanpur M.Tech Admissions

Harcourt Butler Technological University offers M.Tech programs in 9 specialisations. Admissions to these programs are done on the basis of either a GATE score or on the basis of a written test conducted by the university. The university also offers an M.Tech degree under a part-time facility. The university intakes a total of 136 candidates. The duration of the program is 2 years. The specialisations offered by the university for MTech are listed below:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer-aided design
  • Environmental science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Chemical Technology – Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology – Oil Technology
  • Chemical Technology- Food Technology
  • Chemical Technology- Paint Technology
  • Chemical Technology- Plastic Technology

Admission Criteria

For admissions to this course, candidates should have an undergraduate degree in any relevant subject of Engineering / Technology or equivalent.

Selection Criteria

In this course, the university will give preference to candidates with valid GATE score. Candidates who do not have a valid GATE score can be admitted on the basis of a written test carried out by the University.

How to Apply?

Steps on how to apply for the GATE examination is given below:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Fill in all the details such as name, email id, mobile number, etc to get an enrollment ID in your registered mobile number.
  • Login with credentials and find the online application form.
  • Fill out the application form and pay an application fee of INR 1500 using the online payment methods available.
  • Submit the application form and download a copy for future reference.

HBTU Kanpur MCA Admissions

Admissions to the Master of Computer Application (MCA) program are done through an Entrance Examination conducted by the National Level Examination Body engaged with Central Engineering institutions / National Institute of Technology for Master of Computer Applications through National Level Entrance Test like NIMCET. The duration of the program is 3 years. A standard 75% attendance in each semester is required for this course.

Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate who has a bachelor’s degree under 10 + 2 + 3 or 4 years pattern of education in mathematics/statistics/engineering/Technology or a bachelors degree in Computer Application with a minimum aggregate mark of 60% are eligible to apply for this course.

Admission Criteria

Admission for this course will be done on the basis of merit acquired by the students in NIMCET/any other national level entrance examination recognised by the University.

How to apply?

Steps on how to apply for NIMCET are listed below:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Register with your details and create the login credentials.
  • Use your credentials to log in and find the application form.
  • Fill out the application form and attach all the specified documents.
  • Online application fee of INR 2500 using the payment methods available
  • Submit the application and keep a copy to yourself for future reference.

HBTU Kanpur PhD. Admissions

University offers a PhD program in 4 specialisations. These courses are offered under the category of Quality Improvement Programs (QIP) which is supervised by the Principal or QIP coordinator every year. The university also offers PHD courses on a part-time basis for candidates. Students who are sponsored by an R&D organisation, academic institution, government organisation, research laboratory, etc can also get admission to the PhD program. The minimum duration of the course is 3 years and the maximum duration of the course is 6 years. The specialisations offered are:

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in any relevant subject with the minimum average mark of 60% from a recognised University are eligible to apply for this course.

Selection Criteria

Admissions to these programs are made on the basis of a written test conducted by the University. However, students who have qualified UGC NET / JRF in their relevant discipline with eligibility for the fellowship will be exempted from the written test. Candidates who score a minimum of 50% marks in the written test will further qualify for an interview conducted by the University. Admissions of the candidates are based on the performance of the candidate in both written test and interview combined.

HBTU Kanpur Admission FAQs

Ques: Where does counselling for HBTU Kanpur take place?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: Counselling for Harcourt Butler Technological University is conducted on the east campus which is situated in the Nawabganj area, Kanpur. You can reach there by booking an Ola or UBER cab from Kanpur Central railway station or Jhakarkati bus stand.

Ques: How is Computer Science at HBTU Kanpur?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: studying computer science at HBTU Kanpur has its own pros and cons. HBTU has a very good placement record. The highest salary package offered in 2020 was INR 60 LPA which was offered by Google. There is also a GSoC intern here at HBTU, some good startup projects. The negative aspect of studying Computer Science at HBTU Kanpur is that there is not enough exposure.

Ques: For B.Tech how much marks are required to get into HBTU Kanpur?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: A score of about 160+ is sufficient to get top branches of HBTU like Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc. Any rank up to 40,000 in JEE Mains can get you admitted into HBTU Kanpur. The normal Cut Off range for B.Tech is 2,044- 37,919.

Ques: What should be the preference order of branches for HBTU Kanpur?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: The ideal preference order will be according to your personal choice of interest. Also if you are considering other aspects like placements, then you should arrange your preference according to that factor. For example, people who want the best placement can put courses like Paint Technology and Plastic Technology as pair placement opportunities and placement statistics are quite high compared to other courses. If you are not concerned about any of these factors and just want a general preference order, you can follow the order listed below:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Paint Technology
  • Plastic Technology
  • Oil Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Leather Technology
Ques: Can I get admission into HBTU Kanpur through JEE mains as the university is not present in the JOSAA participating institutes list?

Last updated on September 15th, 2021

Ans: HBTU was removed from the JOSAA participating institutes list because it failed to produce its reservation statistics before JOSAA counsel. But you still can get admission into HBTU Kanpur through JEE mains as University conducts its own counselling process based on JEE Mains.

 

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