The University Institute of Engineering & Technology is just as the name suggests. It is a self-financed institute for engineering and technology under CSJMU or Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, formerly known as the Kanpur University. This college was established in 1996 and was then known as the Institute of Engineering & Technology. It is situated in Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Initially, this college only had a student population of 240, but now it has more than 2,200 students enrolled. UIET offers six major career-oriented programs, and they are M.C.A., B.C.A., M.Sc. in Electronics, M.Sc. in Bioinformatics, and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics, and Bachelor of Fashion Technology. Their motto is “Rise from the darkness to light”. The vision of UIET is “to serve the country”. The mission of this institute is to gain instructional excellence and scientific discovery. They want to

Generate, disseminate, and preserve scientific and technical knowledge based on values, for the growth of the country, to be able to take on the contemporary challenges of the 21st century.
Provide its students with qualitative education ensured by a dedicated faculty, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and a diverse campus environment.
Ensure an environment which is intellectually stimulating, and encourages the institutional personnel to contribute significantly to the advancement of engineering, science, and technology
Inculcate the ability and passion to achieve the highest aspirations in the generations to come
Academic Performance

The academic record of students from the UIET Kanpur is considered to be immensely impressive. The University of Engineering & Technology starts its academic session in the month of July. There are various departments and each department has its head and these heads of the departments are under the direct supervision of the appointed directors. UIET also offers some courses other than the six major programs. These courses are B.Tech., B.Sc., B.A., M.Sc., L.L.M., MBA, M.D.-Clinical, etc. in twenty different subjects.

Placement Highlights

In 2019, 60-70% of students on average got placed in some of the major companies. Those companies are Easy Naukri, Eureka Forbes Pvt. Ltd., TCS, Infosys, Policy Bazar, SmartChip, etc. The average package offered by such companies in this college was INR 3-3.4 Lakhs per annum.

Notable Alumni

There are several significant people from Kanpur University in different fields of commerce, economics, business, politics, government, visual and applied arts, and sports. Some of them are listed below.

  • Ram Nath Kovind, President of India
  • Renu Khatir, President of the University of Houston
  • Anny Divya, Indian Pilot
  • Sone Lal Patel, Indian Political Leader
  • Shivpal Singh Yadav, Politician
  • Ram Gopal Yadav, Indian Politician and Member of Rajya Sabha
  • Naresh Uttam Patel, legislator, and leader of Samajwadi Party
  • Veena Sahasrabuddhe, Indian Vocalist and Composer
  • Sarita Bhadauria, Indian Politician
  • Mohammad Kaif, Indian Cricketer
  • Asha Seth, former Canadian Senator
  • Seema Samridhi, Advocate at the Supreme Court of India
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Former Indian Prime Minister
  • Rahul Mishra, the notable Fashion Designer
  • Abhijeet Bhattacharya, famous Playback Singer
  • Kamal Nath, Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav, Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
  • Nizam Siddiqui, Indian Author
  • Kamal Rani Varun, Indian Politician
  • Rakesh Bhatnagar, Indian educationist, Scientist, and current Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University
  • Mohsin Wali, Indian Cardiologist