The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology is controlled by the government of West Bengal. It was founded back in 2000 in Kolkata, West Bengal. It is a UGC certified university and has a relatively small campus of 40 acres. This is a co-ed university with just under 400 students and 20 faculties. The University is known for its flawless record of serving the educational needs of the region. The University believes that excellence in higher education is the best investment for the country. This is one of the few universities in India that offers scholarships classified into Central, UGC, AICTE and State Schemes. The University provides following facilities like Free Wi-Fi, library, Gym, Labs, Hospital, playing ground and Hostel for Boys and Girls.