ith a history stretching back over 75 years, providing technical education within a modern educational environment and strong academic staff, Delhi Technological University (DTU) is strongly identified with engineering education in India.
DTU provides its students with modern educational facilities,an intensely competitive environment, and a dynamic, global, high-quality, creative and communicative approach in education, as well as research and development. while retaining traditional values, as well as using its strong industrial contacts to mold young, talented individuals who can compete in the global arena. Consequently, DTU ’s mission is to educate individuals to be competitive not only in India, but all over the world.
Delhi Technological University (DTU), (initially established with the name – Delhi Polytechnic) came into existence in the year 1941 to cater the needs of Indian industries for trained technical manpower with practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge. The institution was set up at historic Kashmere Gate campus as a follow up of the Wood and Abott Committee of 1938. It comprised of a multi disciplinary and multi level institution offering wide ranging programmes in engineering, technology, arts and sculpture, architecture, pharmacy and commerce.
In 1952 the college was affiliated with University of Delhi and started formal Degree level Programmes. Delhi College of Engineering is thus the mother institution of a number of national projects including IITD, SPA, College of Arts and even the famous FMS.
In July 2009, Delhi College of Engineering was upgraded to a state university and renamed Delhi Technological University, through the Delhi Technological University Bill, 2009.
Since its inception and foundation, DTU has constantly lead the way in terms of excellence in Engineering & Technology Education, Research and Innovations and DTU has assumed pivotal roles in the reconstruction, and modernization of academics in India. The efforts and expertise of DTU graduates have been major contributors in various Engineering fields both in India and abroad.