The Department is an integral part of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra (formerly Agra University), situated at Khandari Campus, Agra-282002, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. B.R Ambedkar University formerly known as Agra University is one among the oldest universities in India, encompassing a broad range of academic pursuits. During the past eight decades the university has played a vital role that is reflected by its diverse achievements in significant manner over the educational map of India as well as the world. The University has conceived as an affiliating University in 1927. There are many distinguished personalities associated with the University. Prominent among them are Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, Pt. Motilal Nehru, Guljarilal Nanda, Ch. Charan Singh, Pt. Krishna Dutt Paliwal and pt. Hridyanath Kunzru.
Despite being one of the oldest university in India, Dr. B.R Ambedkar University has kept pace with changing times. Establishment of several separate institutes for imparting specialized education reflects this very fact. To keep pace with the changing times, The Institute of Engineering & Technology, which came in to being in the year 1998, has lead the University to an era of ultimate techno-creativity & scientific expertise. I.E.T has been established with the objective to meet the growing demand of technically trained people with strong knowledge of respective discipline of engineering backed with a support of latest IT systems, general management and India mythological views which would enable an engineer to be a perfect executive.
In the first phase bachelor’s degree program in three branches namely COMPUTER SCIENCE, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, AND ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING was started in July 1998 with an intake of 60 students in each branch. Later in July 2002 to keep pace with the rapidly developing and need based INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, CIVIL, INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL were added. The placement of I.E.Tians has always been excellent, as graduates of every stream are highly sought by industry. The companies and organizations recruiting I.E.Tians have been INFOSYS, SATYAM, L&T, TATA MOTORS, SONALIKA. ESCORTS, WIPRO TECH, HCL, B.H.E.L, I.T.C .