The Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET) is a school affiliated with the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is named after Zakir Hussain, President of India (1967–69), who is an alumnus of AMU and was its Vice-Chancellor from 1948 to 1956. The foundation stone was laid on 21 November 1938.


The College offers courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and Research level. The language of instruction in all these courses is English. There are eleven associated academic departments:

Book bank

The college has a book bank with over 1,500,000 books and academic journals. The enrolled students can get per-determined textbooks relevant to their course and year issued for one academic year at one-tenth the printed cost of these books. Apart from this, all the departments have the facility of online subscription to desired journals.


University and college rankings
General – International
Times[1] -
Engineering – India
India Today[2]
Outlook India[3] 60
Dataquest[4] 51

The college has been ranked 60 in top 75 Engineering Colleges of India in 2012 by Outlook 75 Engineering colleges of India ,2012It was ranked at 51 in top 100 Engineering Schools of India by Dataquest in 2005.Top 100 T-schools in India,2005

External links


  1. Top 400 - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012. The Times Higher Education (2011). Retrieved on October 6, 2011.
  2. Best Engineering colleges 2012. India Today (8 June 2012). Retrieved on 11 June 2012.
  3. Top Engineering Colleges. Outlook India (27 June 2011). Retrieved on 2011-06-22.
  4. India's Top Engineering Colleges 2011 (DQ-CMR Top T-Schools Survey 2011). Dataquest (13 December 2011). Retrieved on 16 December 2011.

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