The Harcourt Butler Technological Institute was established in 1920 at Kanpur
and is engaged in imparting technical training and industrial research. The institute offers under graduate courses in Chemical Technology, viz., Biochemical Engineering, Food Technology, Oil Technology, Paint Technology, and Plastic Technology as well as M.Tech. courses in Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology. All the under graduate and post graduate courses are fully recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education.