About Bengal Engineering and Science University
Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU), Shibpur is known as a HOME OF QUALITY OF EDUCATION in entire West Bengal region. Currently the College known as an Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology. BESU is one the eminent college known for its high standard of teaching in India as well as in abroad. The college has completed its 149 years and still it is the most celestial place for academics. Established in 24th November 1856 occupying three rooms in Writers' Building to meet the requirement of trained Engineering personnel for Public Works Department as Civil Engineering College ,was affiliated to the Calcutta University in May 1857. From 1865 to 1879 the College functioned as Civil Engineering Department of Presidency College. In 1880 the college shifted to its new and permanent home the lush campus at Bishop's College, Howrah. It got its name, Bengal Engineering College in 1921.