Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology is affiliated to U.P Technical University. The institute offers Bachelor of Technology, Master of Technology and Master of Computer Applications courses.
KNIT was Initially Established as the Faculty of Technology in Kamla Nehru Institute of Science and Technology, Sultanpur in the year 1976 by Kamla Nehru Memorial Trust. It was taken over by the govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 1979 with a view to develop a full-fledged engineering institute in the Eastern UP region better known as the Awadh region. Later, in the year 1983 it was registered as a separate society and renamed as the Kamla Nehru Institute Of Technology.
The Institute is one of the leading technical institutions of the region and is responsible for producing top-grade engineers with skill sets comparable with the best in the world. Being fully aware of its social responsibilities and the addressing the issue of application of technology to industry, it also renders the testing and consultancy services to the neighbouring industries and various other agencies.
To create globally competitive, well qualified professionals for contributing to the fulfillment of the needs of the society and to be a resource centre for generation and dissemination of technology for the socio-economic development of the society. Also, to lay emphasis on industry?institute interaction, to develop education programs and to better the entrepreneurship skills of the students.