Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (Earlier known as Government Central Textile Institute), Kanpur is a premier textile institute of North India. It made a modest start in 1914. However in 1937, Govt. Central Textile Institute came into existence in its present form by merger of two premier textile institute i.e. one at Kanpur and the other at Roorkee i.e. Department of Textile Technology, Thomson Civil Engineering College of Roorkee and two diploma programme were started in
It gives me immense pleasure in welcoming, on behalf of the entire campus community of UPTTI. The institute is standing of about 101 years, 51 years as UG level and 35 years as post graduate level institute. It has its roots in Dyeing College which was set up 1914 and was renamed as GCTI in 1957 and followed by 2006 as UPTTI.