Gautam Buddh Technical University formerly known as Uttar Pradesh University was established on August 4, 1923 in the city of Kanpur in the Uttar Pradesh state of central India. The University is recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt of India. Named after Gautam Buddh, its focus was in teaching languages of India, including Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi and Urdu. The institution has offered a medical degree since 1947. The university was divided on May 1, 1983, when some of its facilities were rededicated to the creation of Amravati University. It has been accredited with the highest, 'A' Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University provides various under-graduate and post graduate courses in following faculties-
1. Faculty of Science
2. Faculty of Art/Faculty of Social Science
3. Faculty of Home Science
4. Faculty of Medicine
5. Faculty of Commerce
6. Faculty of Education
7. Faculty of Engineering & Technology
8. Faculty of Law
9. Faculty of Ayurveda
Gautam Buddh Technical University also encourages students towards participation in sports and has a sports ground for cricket, volleyball, football and lawn tennis and a common room where students can play indoor games like Table Tennis, Carom, Chess, etc. The College campus is also equipped with an air-conditioned Auditorium for seminars, and a Language lab with latest software’s to provide better understanding of English among students.
The College campus hosts many cultural and extracurricular events throughout the year which are organized by student committees. Gautam Buddh Technical University provides a dedicated Placement Cell for assistance for the placement of students and to guide them through the placement process and interview skills. Our vision is to achieve global excellence in knowledge economy and our missing is to develop competent, committed and compassionate leaders who will make a difference to the people among whom they work.