Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

country rank  158
world rank  5263

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University Overview

Founded in 1856, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Howrah (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Bengal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bangalore. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (IIEST) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (IIEST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 163 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Location

Address PO Botanic Garden, Shibpur
Howrah (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
711 103 West Bengal
T +91 (33) 2668 2916
F +91 (33) 2668 4564
Other locations Bangalore

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Office of the Registrar, BESU, Shibpur
Howrah 711 103
+91 (33) 2668 4561

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Architecture COA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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