Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Institute of Technology, Tanakpur is one of the constituent institutes of UTU, Dehradun, established in 2016 by the Govt. of Uttarakhand to promote the technical education. The institute provides undergraduate education in two disciplines i.e. Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering intake of 60 in each branch. The vision of the institute is to produce a world class Technocrats and entrepreneurs for the benefit and upliftment of the society.
Tanakpur is a town and a municipal board in Champawat district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Known in the northern part of India as the gateway for the Purnagiri Temple (around 30 km from here), Tanakpur is a calm and small town located on riverside of Sarda River. It is located at the foothills and is the last plain area on the road to Kumaoun zone of Uttarakhand. It acts as a junction for the Kumaon District’s mountainous part. It is also the first point in the Kailash Manasarovar Pilgrimage. Gradually benefitting from the nationwide progress, Tanakpur is growing steadily into a buzzing town.
Being on the Indo-Nepal Border Tanakpur is very important on the security perspective of India as a nation
The institute campus is well laid with proper electric installations, water supply, underground drainage, etc. The institute has well qualified faculty and well established laboratories in each discipline. It has library in both the campus with sufficient number of books.