Government Central Textile Institute (GCTI) Kanpur provides technical education in industrial engineering and technology.

Government Central Textile Institute

Government Central Textile Institute (GCTI) Kanpur was set up in 1971, with a mission to develop industrial education in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Over the years, the institute has emerged as an important technical educational centers of North India. GCTI is affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) Lucknow. Courses offered by the institute have been approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. GCTI was incepted in 1914.
Soon after its establishment, Government Central Textile Institute started offering diploma programmes in Textile Manufacture and Chemical Technology. The institute was renovated to its present form, in 1937, through a merger between Department of Textile Technology Kanpur and Thomson Civil Engineering College of Roorkee. Before being affiliated to UPTU, Govt. Central Textile Institute had its affiliations with Agra University and Kanpur University. Currently, GCTI offers technical courses at graduate and post graduate levels, apart from providing facilities for PhD research.

Affiliated to: Uttar Pradesh Technical University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
  • Man Made Fiber Technology (MM)
  • Textile Chemistry (TC)
  • Textile Engineering (TX)
B Tech
    B Tech (Textile Technology)

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programme:
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Textile Technology
M Tech

The college offers the following doctorate programme:

The eligible candidates should be 10+2 passed with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.

Post Graduate:
B Tech Degree in Textile Technology or MMFT is compulsory. A few seats are open to the candidates sponsored by the employers.

Candidates need PG degree in the relevant discipline.
Admission Procedure:

Admissions are held through SEE-UP under the guidelines of UPTU, Lucknow.

Entrance Test: UP SEE

Post Graduate:
Valid GATE score is a need for admission to the M Tech program. However few seats in the programme are open to the candidates sponsored by the employers.

Entrance Test: GATE Exam

Candidate with M.Tech degree pursue PhD in their area of interest on being selected by approved reasearch guide.
  • Hostels for boys and girls
  • Laboratories
  • Workshops
  • Curriculum activities
  • Placement

Contact Address:
Government Central Textile Institute
11/208, Prabati Bagla Road
Kanpur - 208 001, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: +91-512-2531814, 2530199
Fax: +91-512-2530199

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