Women Institute of Technology, Dehradun is among the first four constituent colleges of Uttarakhand Technical University which were established in September 2012 with the approval of the State Government and AICTE. It is the first Women-Only engineering institute in the state of Uttarakhand. The Government Order vide 1193/XLI-1/2011-56/10, dated 15.11.2011 constituted the framework of the college. Thereafter, W.I.T. started functioning w.e.f. September 1st, 2012 at the Dehradun campus.
The idea behind establishing the Institute was to empower women from rural and financially weaker sections of the society by providing technical knowledge and encouraging them to become confident & competent enough to meet the growing challenges of the professional world. In this aspect, W.I.T. has made tremendous progress by ensuring the availability of quality technical education to women students.
The Institute offers B. Tech. programs across five disciplines:
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Computer Science & Engineering
These courses are available for science intermediates (P.C.M.), Diploma, and B.Sc. students. The undergraduate courses run at W.I.T. are duly recognized by the State Government and approved by A.I.C.T.E. Placements through campus is our topmost priority and has generated employment opportunities in global companies. Several co-curricular activities such as sports, cultural events, debates, workshops, and seminars are organized regularly for encouraging the overall development of our students.
W.I.T., an AICTE Approved Government Engineering College, affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University, has a student count of 435 with around 28 dedicated faculty members to encourage the students’ academic and extra-curricular pursuits to achieve excellence in their respective field. Our faculty members are from reputed institutions such as the IITs and NITs. In addition to facilitating excellent education, the Institute instills moral values like leadership, humanity, social values, and ethics in students for their overall development and contribution to society.
The Institute is situated on the outskirts of the Doon valley. W.I.T. has a sprawling campus with calm, serene, and natural surroundings with a backdrop of Shivalik hills on one side and a rippling river on the other side. The institute provides infrastructural facilities to the students conducive to achieving academic excellence. It has modern infrastructure, Smart lecture halls with modern Audio-Visual aids, laboratories, workshops, a well-equipped library with almost 20.000 books, and a computer center with Wi-Fi connectivity for all students and faculty.
The Board of Governors at W.I.T. comprises of eminent personalities from different fields that include academics, research, industry, and administration. The Board is actively involved in directing and monitoring the continuous development of the Institute.