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Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, established as Civil Engineering College, Calcutta, way back in 1856 with the idea of introducing engineering education in the country, has a long and checkered past. Bengal Engineering & Science University was known as Calcutta Civil Engineering College on and from 24th November, 1856 when there were only 10 students and a few instructive staff.

From 12th February, 1920 the name was changed to B.E. College Shibpur. The word Shibpur was deleted from 24th March, 1921. Till 1992, it was a constituent college of the Calcutta University.

In recognition of its service to the nation for all these years, the college was elevated to the status of a Deemed University in 1992 and the Honourable President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, formally inaugurated Bengal Engineering College ( A Deemed University ) on March 13, 1993.On 1st October, 2004 the deemed university was elevated to the status of a University with its present name.

University of BECS Departments :

  • Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics
  • Architecture
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Tele Communication
  • Geology
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Physics

University of BECS Address :

Bengal Engineering And Science University, Shibpur,
Botanic Garden ( P.O. ),
Howrah,
Pin – 711 103,
India, West Bengal,
Telephone No. : +91 033 2668 4561 – 63,
Fax : + 91 033 2668 2916,
Website : www.becs.ac.in,
Information Center : + 91 033 2668 4561 ( Ext. No. – 250 ).

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