Burdwan University Executive Council resolved on September 15, 1998 to set up an engineering institute at the University Campus under the direct control & management of the University of Burdwan - named University Institute of Technology (UIT). On September 16, 1999 Burdwan University Court approved the resolution. As per provisions of the Burdwan University Act under Section 2 Sub-sections 16 and 17 the institute enjoys the status of a Professional College run and managed by the University
There are two Boys' Hostels with a capacity of 380 seats and a Girls' Hostel having 132 seats. All the hostels have common rooms with Cable TV and indoor games facilities.The seat rent of Rs 500.00 p.m. is charged. To avoid the menace of ragging the first year boys' hostel is located in a separate campus, transport being provided by University Bus services. The existing Girl's hostel is being extended to accommodate more students.
The Placement Cell of University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University comprises of the Training & Placement Officer, College Authorities, the Faculty Members and the Students. Regular meetings are being held for smooth functioning of the working of the placement cell. The placement cell has also enlisted itself with non-profit making bodies for information regarding campus recruitments and further studies