Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, Durgapur was set up under the aegis of SKS Educational and Social Trust in 2001 with an objective of imparting quality education in Engineering/Technology and Management for the upliftment of the society and the masses. The college offers a host of under graduate and post graduate degree courses in different branches of engineering and management. Proximity to the region’s premier educational and research institutes like NIT, Durgapur, CMERI (Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute), IIT-Kharagpur, ISI (Indian Statistical Institute-Kolkata), Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (IIEST), Howrah, have resulted in a vast pool of intellectual capital. Today, its infrastructure includes contemporary classrooms, well equipped labs, separate facilitated hostels for boys and girls, to name a few. Many high profile Ministers and dignitaries have visited and praised the college campus and its infrastructure.
BCET displayed unmatched entrepreneurial talent by receiving the National Championship Award for three consecutive years in a row (2008, 2009 and 2010) and three years Runners-Up (2011, 2012 and 2013),and Regional Champions ( 2014 and 2015) which ensures a special recognition for the entire Durgapur region in the entrepreneurial map of the nation. BCET has got the coveted NBA accreditation of four of its courses and this reflects the quality of education at this institution.