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Govt. College of Engg. and Textile Technology, Berhampore
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The college was established in the central jail premises at Berhampore on 19th July 1927 as Government Silk Weaving and Dyeing Institute to impart training to local artisans engaged in silk production and silk weaving in Murshidabad district under the administrative control of Directorate of industries, Government of West Bengal. The courses offered were, two years advanced course after matriculation and one year artisan course after class VIII standard with an intake of 30 students in each course. The institute was shifted to its present location at 1 Barrack Square (East) during 1932-33. The college was upgraded in 1940 with a new name Bengal Technological Institute with the introduction of 3 years diploma course (licentiate) in Textile Technology and a 2 year artisan course. Considering the general nature of the course the college was renamed as Berhampore Textile Institute in 1950. The college was upgraded again to the level of a degree college to meet the demand of textile industries in India with modernisation of syllabus, workshop and laboratories and a 3 year B. Sc. (Tech.) degree course in Textile Technology affiliated to the University of Calcutta in 1958 was introduced with a new name as College of Textile Technology. In 1963 a 4 year B. Sc. (Tech.) degree course was started. The college was subsequently brought under the administrative control of newlyt formed Directorate of Technical Education in 1972. In the year 19 the college was transferred to the University of Kalyani. B. Sc.(Tech.) degree was changed to B. Tech. in 1998 as per AICTE to bring parity with other engineering degree in India. The college was brought to the academic control of the West Bengal University of Technology in 2001. In the same year a new B. Tech. Course in Computer Science and Engineering was introduced. In the year 20 the college was once again renamed as Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology. In 2004, Textile Technology department of the institute was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). 
Address 4, Cantonment Road, P.O.- Berhampore Dist - Murshidabad, West Bengal, India Pin-742101
Place Berhampore
State West Bengal
Phone Number 03482-252809/250142
FAX 03482-252809
Courses BE Computer Science
BE Mechanical
BE Electrical Engineering
BE Textile Engineering and Technology
Year of Establishment 1927
University Affiliation West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT)
Approval Status AICTE Approved
Management/ Authority Govt.
How to Reach Govt. College of Engg. and Textile Technology, Berhampore is approximately 200 KM away from the state Capital, Kolkata and connected by road (NH34) and by Indian Railways. 

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