Institute of Science and Technology, Paschim Medinipur
Accredicted By - AICTE
Affiliated By - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology
Gopsai Avinandan Sangha founded the Institute of Science & Technology (IST) with the sole aim to serve the people by imparting quality education. This Institute is situated in a pristine location like Santiniketan atmosphere at Chandrakona Town, Paschim Medinipur, and West Bengal. IST is aiming at imparting value-based education to students. IST promises a rich campus with perfect surrounding for students to study. Chandrakona Town is a historical place, birthplace of Vidyasagar, for a student it provides all required facility within close proximity to college.
For the benefit of outstation students, IST provides boarding facilities at reasonable charges for Management & Engineering students. Homely food - both vegetarian and nom-vegetarian is served to the students as per their preference and choices. Delicious food is being served to cater the students from different regions. Break fast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner is given at convenient times with a menu that contains balanced diet. The students are under strict and continuous supervision of Residential Wardens. Separate study rooms are provided for the hostel students. The students feel that our hostel is just like home away from home.
The Institute has a computerized central library with the objective of supporting academic and research programmes of the institute. The library is centrally placed and easily accessible. The library has a collection of over 30000 volumes on technical subjects, 90 technical journals (national and international) and other periodicals, magazines and dailies (Regional-3, English-2). The major thrust areas of the library collection of materials on History, Culture Studies and Religion. The library also possesses reports, pamphlets, articles, audio and videocassettes collected from sources within India. The Reference Section for English contains documents such as dictionaries and encyclopedias. There is also a separate textbook section housing books prescribed for specific courses provided by the Institute.
Training & Placement Cell
The Training and placement Cell is for interface between institute and companies and maintains symbiotic, vibrant and purposeful relationship with industries across the country. As a result, it has built up an impressive placement record both in terms of percentage of students placed as well as number of companies visiting the campus. The department hosts companies on campus and ensures that every aspirant is assured of a bright career of his/her choice.
A full-fledged canteen is provided to cater to the needs of the students. Veg & non-veg meals are available on payment of nominal charges. Varieties of snacks, soft drinks, coffee and tea are made available for the students during the short breaks of the class hour.
Facilities have been made for the students’ active participation in physical training activity to distinguish themselves in field and track events, as well as in other games. They also take part in various tournaments. Separate indoor facilities for girls are also provided. There is a Cricket & Football ground for playing. Fully equipped multi gym facilities are also provided for both male and female students.