The B.Tech. course is duly approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India and the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal. The duration of study of this course is 4 years (8 semesters) and total intake in each discipline is 40+8 (lateral entry) students. The B.Tech course in Ceramic Technology is NBA accredited.
The Institute has been offering a full time postgraduate course leading to M. Tech in Ceramic Technology since 2006. The sanctioned intake of students for the M.Tech course is 18.The M.Tech. course in Ceramic Technology is NBA accredited.
This academic department offers guidance and facilites for Ph.D.programe. The Institute has collaborated with reputed institutions at national and international level for postgraduate, project and Ph.D programmes.The Petronus University of Malaysia, Northern University in Saudi Arabia, Curtin University in Australia, Jadavpur University, Calcutta University, Presidency University, CGCRI, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics are the ones to name a few.
Dr. Saikat Maitra, Professor & Officer-in-Charge, did his B.Sc.(H) from Presidency College & B.Tech, M.Tech & Ph.D. from Calcutta University. He has been teaching Solid State Chemistry, Advanced Ceramics & Environment. He was in Sabbatical leave at Technology University of Petronas, Malaysia, as Associate Professor & recently has come back & re-joined the Department. He has a large number of National & International Publications. His present research works are in the field of Kinetic Study, Thin film & Nano Technology. He is having industrial experience in Whitewares & Refractory industries. He has successfully guided three PhD thesis. He is having a patent in his name.
Dr. Rituparno Sen, Professor of Ceramics, had his B.Tech from this institute and M.Tech from B.H.U. He has been teaching Materials Sc.& his current research interest is on Phase Transition in Aluminium-Magenesium-Scandium based alloys by Positron Annihilation Technique in collaboration with Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, He also doing a project work on Jute-Cement Composite materials for road construction jointly with IIT-Khargpur and sponsored by All India Jute Manufacturers Association.
Dr. Kaberi Das, Asst Professor, had her B.Sc. (H) from Presidency College & B.Tech, M.Tech & PhD from Calcutta University. Her current research interest is in the development of Natural Raw Materials, High Performance Zirconium based ceramics: fly ash & Blast furnace Slag based Whitewares & Glass Ceramics. She has recently completed a project sponsored by AICTE on Magnesia based materials and got another project sanctioned by UGC on Natural Raw Materials. She is having two patents in her name & numbers of publications in National & International Journals.
Mr. R. C. Das, Associate Professor, had his B.Tech from this institute and M.Tech from B.H.U.He has been teaching Whitewares, Kilns & Furnace and Quality Assurance. . He is having long industrial experience in Whitewares & TQM. He is presently working on RPS project sponsored by AICTE on ?Development of Wear Resistance Ceramics using Fly Ash?. He is a qualified lead Auditor for ISO 9001,ISO 14001,OHSAS and he is a Master Black Belt on Six Sigma.
Dr. Srimanta Patra, Asst.Professor & HOD, had his B.Sc. (H) from Belur Vidyamandir & B.Tech, M.Tech & PhD from Calcutta University. He has been teaching cement Tech & Non Oxide Ceramics. His current research interest is on synthesis & characterization of High Temp. Ceramic Semiconductors. He is also in charge of Nano Technology lab.
Mr. P. Guha, Asst.Professor & in charge of Training & Placement, obtained his B.Sc.(H) from Scottish Church College &B.Tech & M.Tech from Calcutta University and obtained Gold Medal. Apart from T&P activities, he is involved in teaching Metallurgy. . He is having long industrial experience in Metallurgical Chemicals & Refractory industries His current research interest is in the study of sintering of ceramic composites.
Dr. Tapas Kr. Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor, had his B.Sc.(H), B.Tech & M.Tech. from Calcutta University & PhD from Jadavpur University. He has been teaching Whitewares, Ceramic Raw Materials, Chemical Thermodynamics & Kinetics. His present research work is on Whitewares product from cheaper waste materials like Fly Ash & Slag, Synthetic Ceramic Raw Materials and he has a number of Publications on his credit.
Dr. M.S.Dutta and Mr. Papu Halder are part-time faculty members who are engaged in teaching Ceramic Technology based subjects of this college.
The posts of Technical Assistant of this department are presently lying vacant.