The Institute Of Engineering and Rural Technology Allahabad (IERT) was established in 1955.In the year 1962 it became the institution of the State under Grant in Aid. Subsequently in the year 1982 the Institute was awarded Academic Autonomy by the State Government. The governance of the institution remains under the predominant control of the State.
The institution had already established itself as a premier institution : rather the best among the very best in the country in diploma engineering programs. The institute maintains the same position. The Engineering Degree Division of the Institute Of Engineering and Rural Technology, Allahabad was set up in 2001,when the college started offering degree courses in engineering with affiliation from U.P. Technical University , Lucknow (UP). It started it's academic activities from October 2001 with the first batch joining the college on 30th October 2001. The Institute has a highly developed educational infrastructure and good faculty with an international outlook. The Institute aims to have a very active interaction with the industry and has a mission to serve society by training professionals who can be leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and management.
A Spacious Hostel is situated close to the Institution Campus at the bank of Ganges. All rooms are provided with ceiling fans, bookracks & wardrobes. Each student residing in the hostel is given a bed, table, & chair. The common room of the hostel is furnished with facilities of indoor games, coloured television, magazines & newspapers. There is a small library for the inmates providing them necessary text-books. A small canteen & a general store is situated in the Hostel campus to meet the day-to-day needs of the inmates. There is a gymnasium & a dispensary in the hostel. Proper care is taken that food served to the hostel inmates is highly nutritious & fresh. Breakfast, Lunch, Tea & Dinner is served by the Mess attendants to the inmates each day in an orderly manner.
The Training And Placement Cell of the Institute is headed by Mr. Vijay Kumar Rastogi. It consists of student members from all the branches who look after the aspects of placement. The cell has at its disposal complete information about each student of the institute and is responsible for maintaining links with various organizations. Many companies visit iert to place iertians. Students also go to various pool campuses for their placements. Many students got themselves placed in various companies. Some of the Companies where our Students placed are: Accenture, Infosys, Satyam, TCS, Wipro, Hcl, Birla Soft and many other Companies like Zuari cement, Indorama, Syntel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Escorts, L&T Infotech and many more.