Bengal Engineering and Science University Admissions

Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur started its glorious journey in 1856 as Calcutta Civil
Engineering College. Developed as the premiere engineering college in the pre-independence India, it has been renamed as Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur in 1920. The College has received the status of Deemed University in 1993 and subsequently transformed to Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur in 2004. The then Honorable President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam formally inaugurated this university in 2005.Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur has started a 5 year Dual Degree programme from the academic session 2014-15. This Institute is presently enjoying the 17th rank among the premiere Engineering Institutes of this country in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (, or NIRF, launched by MHRD, GOI among all reputed Engineering Institutes.

IIEST Shibpur B.Tech Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) which was formerly known as Bengal Engineering and Science University is a government institute that offers degree programmes at various undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate levels. These programmes are majorly offered in the fields of engineering & technology, planning and architecture, basic sciences and business & management studies.Admission to most to most under graduate and post graduate courses in IIEST Shibpur is granted through the written entrance examination.

 Events Date 
 Date of Commencement of Academic Session  24 Jul 2018

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students seeking admission to the course should be citizens of India.
  • To qualify for the admission, the students should have to secure at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination or equivalent examination or to be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards.
  • For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination or equivalent examination, or to be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. The seats will be allotted by JoSAA 2018

Admissions Process

Each eligible candidate shall be required to appear and to qualify at a written test (JEE Main 2018) conducted by the CBSE. However, this is not mandatory for the foreign students. The selected candidates will have to report to the resource centers for verification of the credentials and pay their fees on the dates mentioned in the JoSAA brochure for admission.

Fee structure

There are three different dues: Institute Dues (to be paid by all students)Hostel Dues and Mess Dues (to be paid by students residing in hostels). All these dues are to be paid in advance at the time of admission to the first semester and also at the beginning of other semesters. Institute dues are to be deposited in UCO Bank BESUS branch located at the ground floor of the Science and Technology building either in cash or by Demand Draft/Pay Order drawn in favor of ‚Registrar, IIEST, Shibpur‛, payable at Kolkata. A candidate should collect his/her copy of the bank receipt as well as the Institutes’ copy of the receipt and shall enclose the Institutes’ copy of the receipt along with his/her admission form.

Institute Dues (for All Students) Semester

The following table shows the Institute fees with different components:

 Item  Amount
 Admission Fee  500
 Students Activity Fee  500
 Infrastructure maintenance Fee  2,500
 Examination Fee  1,000
 Tuition Fee [(i) Fully waived for SC/ST/PwD and any
OC/OBC student whose parental income is less than Rs. 1
lakh/year; (ii) 2/3 waived for OC/OBC studentswhose
parental income is between 1 lakh and 5 lakh/per year) *
  Institute Caution Money (One time and refundable)  3000
 Total amount payable at the time of admission **
  OC/OBC without any income based waiver  70,0000
 SC/ST/PwD  7,500
OC/OBC with income less than Rs. 1 lakh (full tuition fee waiver)  7,500
 OC/OBC with income between Rs. 1 to Rs. 5 lakh (2/3 tuition fee waiver)  28,330

Hostel Dues (for students staying in hostel)

 Item  Amount Per semester
 Hostel Maintenance Charge  1000
 Seat Rent  600
 Electricity and Water Charges  300
 Total amount payable  1900

Mess Dues (for students staying in hostel)

The candidates who will be offered hostel need to pay the mess fees (Rs. 8000/-) through online system (available at the desk during hostel allotment). The details of the mess dues are given below

  • Non-refundable Mess Entrance Fees of Rs. 2000/- per year
  • Mess caution money Rs. 1000/- (one time and refundable after completion of course)
  • Mess Advance of Rs. 5000/- (to be adjusted after completion of course)

Note: All charges may change as per orders of the Institute authority. The candidates will be notified about the changes through the website

Integrated Dual Degree (B.Tech. – M.Tech.)

The Institute offers Full Time Four-Year B. Tech courses in the following nine disciplines with an option to apply for integrated 5 year B.Tech –M.Tech Program. Based on their academic performance , the option for integrated 5 year B.Tech –M.Tech Program can be exercised by the students at the beginning of the 5th Semister B.Tech Program.After completion integrated 5 year B.Tech –M.Tech degree course, the student will receives both B. Tech and M. Tech degrees.

Department Specializations
Aerospace Engineering Aerostructure, Aerodynamics
Civil Engineering Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Technology Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering Power Electronics, Machines and Drives; Power and Energy Systems; Control Systems and Instrumentation
Electronics and Telecommunication Microwave Communication, Communication and Signal Processing, VLSI and Micro-Electronics
Metallurgy and Material Science Physical Metallurgy, Iron and Steel Technology, Surface Engineering
Information Technology Information Communication and Visualization, Computing Science, Embedded Systems
Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering, Machine Design, Production Engineering
Mining Engineering Mining Engineering, Geomechanics, Geoinformatics, Environmental Engineering and Management

Other than B. Tech and M. Tech, there may be an option for B. Tech and MBA for all engineering disciplines.

  • The Master’s level courses will commence from 7th semester and there will be seamless integration with the Bachelor’s level courses.
  • All students will be given scholarships in the 9th and 10th semesters.

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