IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

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Major Facilities


  • HPC (High Performance Computing) Server (IBM P Series 8 CPU Server)
  • TerraByte Storage (IBM SAN BOX. Intel Storage Server)
  • Blade Server (IBM eServer BladeCenter with 12 Blades among which 4 nos power  blade, 8 nos Xeon Blade)
  • 3 No. High-End Workstations (1 No. SGI Prism, 2 No. IBM Intelli Stations)
  • 150 No. Desktop PCs
  • Departmental LAN with Gigabit Fibre Optic Backbone
  • Printing Stations at major locations



  • Microcontroller platform (Keil-based)
  • FPGA/CPLD platform (Xilinx and Altera based)
  • DSP platform (Texas Instruments-based)
  • Programmable Logic Controller (SIEMENS-based)
  • Robotics platform (Parallax-based)
  • Storage oscilloscope (Yokogawa)
  • Arbitrary function generator (Yokogawa)



  • MATLAB (5 user License)
  • Real time Operating System (VxWorks with 5 user License)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Enterprise Server, Misrosoft Windows 2008 Server
  • Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Spice



  • All the students (UG & PG) of our department can access Internet having Gigabit backbone.
  • The whole department is covered under Wi Fi network created by multiple access points.
  • The departmental LAN is also connected with the Fiber Optic backbone of the university network.
  • A round the clock Internet facility is available for students through GB switches.



  1. The SAN storage (Terra Byte Storage) is connected to the Server through fibre channel
  2. The home directory of students or teachers are physically kept in the (SAN box) and NFS-mounted to other servers so that they are accessible in a transparent manner
  3. The Blades are being used to provide different services to the users (NIS/DNS/MAIL/MS Windows)
  4. NIS is transferred to Blade having 12 blades. Two blades have already been configured, used as Master NIS and Slave NIS
  5. 4 Blade has AIX as operating system, 4 for Windows and 4 for Redhat enterprise linux version 4
  6. The High-End workstations are primarily used by the PG students, Research Scholars and Faculty members.  Occasionally UG students in their project work use these facilities.
  7. The network printers are functioning as print-stations and are being shared by the faculty members and students