Bengal Institute of Technology and Management
Santiniketan Sriniketan Bypass
P.O.-Dwaranda,West Bengal, PIN-731236
TEL(03463)271353/4, TELE FAX:-(03463)271371
Bengal Institute of Technology & Management (BITM), Shantiniketan has already put its mark in providing quality-engineering education in Eastern India during its eleven years of existence. This institute with its 60 acre wide campus, is continuously growing up to edge over other institutions of its kind in the country by the untiring and combined efforts of the distinguished and dedicated faculty members, a large number of young energetic students and efficient administrative and supporting staff members.
The huge buildings, gardens, canteens, laboratories and playgrounds that dot the 60-acre campus. Altough the main attraction of this place remains because of its association with Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), one of Bengal’s greatest figures, of course the natural charm of Santiniketan is a major draw in itself. Home at Santiniketan would surely call for peaceful Residential Neighbourhood at Santiniketan amidst the greenery all around. Thus here comes Upoban the new concept of housing complex launched as a joint venture of Bengal Ambuja Housing Development Limited and Sriniketan Santiniketan Development Authority who enhances on materializing their vision of setting a well facilitated Residential neighbourhood at Santiniketan with utmost satisfaction of its residents. However since this is one of the most renowned and coveted tourist spot in Bengal one would surely like to gather information on Hotels at Santiniketan. Please note that there are tourist lodges and Tourist cottages run by the West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation apart from which Visva Bharati runs a guesthouse as well. One can also find youth hostels at Bolpur and Bakeswar along with quite a few private hotels at Bolpur. Weather in Santiniketan is usually a pleasant one although you will come across the normal weather changes during Summer, winter and Monsoon. Nonetheless Spring has its own charm in Santiniketan not only because of its natural beauty blooming to its fullest amidst the lush greenery but also due to the famous Vasanta Utsav held to mark the festival of Holi with the onset of Spring. Connectins to Santiniketan: From Calcutta Shantiniketan is 136 kms: By Rail: By train from Howrah to Bolpur. Shantiniketan is 2 kms from Bolpur by cycle rickshaw. By Road: By road it is 211 km from Calcutta. Direct bus service.
Under Graduate Course :
- Bachelore of Engineering
- Basic Science and Humanities
- Hospitality Tourism & Hotel Management
- Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
An institute should be a storehouse of knowledge where enthusiastic students require a massive collection of books to quench their thirst of knowledge. Nothing can be better if the institute itself can provide that. At BITM, One comes across a library of mammoth dimensions .It house over 23,000 books, about 250 journals of national and international repute ,82 magazines having extreme relevance to engineering and management fields, major dailies, newsletter and a number of electronic on-line academic publications. The library has a software based networking system and will soon have the multimedia support which will enable it to perform in a more dynamic way. BITM has also established a separate BOOK BANK which has a collection of nearly 15000 books thereby rendering a back-up support to the students and faculty members. The journals for Engineering and technology are:AICTE Consortium Journals, IEEE Computer, IETE journal of Research,IEE-Technical Review pramana, IETE journal, Harvard business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Asia pacific Business, Decision(IIM, Kolkata),Journal of information Science and knowledge, of education.
BITM is structured with well furnished classrooms specially designed for students. They are spacious, airy and well-lit having the latest training aids with audio-visual interaction. Well furnished small rooms are also available for specialization and tutorial classes. They are also used for other consultation purposes.
The college is equipped with high workshop facilities. Workshop is home for practical implementation of mechanical sciences. It is proven ground for the implementation of technical knowledge in the field of mechanics. The college has a well equipped workshop with the required tools and machinery. Workshop teachers and assistants are always there to assist and support the students to groom their knowledge about workshop technology.
Francis Bacon, the 16th Century British Scholar had emphasized on the importance of the exchange of ideas and thoughts. He pointed out that a man can’t acquire knowledge if he does not exchange his views with others. What he said 500 years back has emerged has one of the most indispensable parts of higher education. Institutes organize seminars to implement exchange of views. The seminar room is used for conferences, quizzes, role-playing etc. The institute has already organized seminars held by persons like World Bank Consultants, IIM professors, CEOs of foreign based companies, Ex-Vice Chancellor of different Universities etc. on IT and Management. Seminar presentations by renowned Personalities, Academicians and Corporate professionals are being conducted on regular basis
The college has an in-campus 240*360 sqm. playground with lush green grass to support sport activities in the campus. The playground supports sports like cricket and football. A good stadium for audience sitting is under construction. There would be a park beside the playground for entertainment of students and hostelians.
Students of technology and management stream require a strong base of practical and computer knowledge. that’s why BITM as emphasized on giving the students a stronghold on computer operations and practical operations of other equipments since its inception. The institutions are well equipped with various labs. There also multiple computer centers provided with Hi-tech computers. The centre tries to provide the students with sufficient knowledge about the operations / programming and uses of computers in their routine activities. Each student has been allotted a fixed number of hours for computer training. The State-of-the-art centre is a key resource for providing the students with hands-on-experience.
N.C.C. as an organisation is contributing towards development of the youth in the country. Bengal Institute of Technology Santiniketan senior division company N.C.C. unit is affiliated to 50 Bengali Battalion N.C.C.
The Motto of N.C.C. is UNITY and DISCIPLINE. Training in the N.C.C. consists of the basic training of the Regular Armed Forces ( Army, Navy and the Air force) provided throughout the educational. Training includes weapon training, drill, map reading, military history geography, civil defence, first aid.
Other activities include adventure training like parasailing, Para-jumping, trekking, mountaineering, cycle expedition etc. N.C.C. also participates in social activities like blood donation, tree plantation, Medical aid camps, eye donation, natural calamity relief etc.Every cadet has to attend a minimum of the one Annual Training camp in addition to 75% attendance every year to qualify for the ‘B’ certificate exams held at the end of the 2nd and 3rd year of N.C.C. respectively. ar of N.C.C. respectively.