Welcome to THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering & Technology


Looking into the required augmentation in the field of Hydro Sector, it was agreed by the Ministry of Power that THDCIL will establish a Technical Institute to impart instructions in various disciplines of Engineering with focus on Hydro Power. The objective behind setting up of the Institute is to generate and create a pool of continuously upgraded skilled set of knowledge with special thrust on construction, Operation and Maintenance of Hydro Power stations.

 MoU between THDC & UTU (L-R: Mr Vijay Goel, AGM, THDC; Mr. D. V. Singh, Director (Technical), THDC; Er. A. L. Shah, Ex-CGM, THDC; and Prof D. S. Chauhan, Vice Chancellor, UTU).


Institute: Brief Profile


THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology is a newly established first constituent institute of Uttarakhand Technical University with the aim of becoming a world class comprehensive institute with mission of high-quality undergraduate programs and high caliber research development in cutting-edge areas. The institute is situated at B. Puram, Tehri, approximately 150 km from capital city – Dehradun on beautiful site of THDC project.


The institute believes that learning occurs in both the classroom and the laboratory. Therefore, the curriculum of UG programs having various practical based courses in every Semester. This allows students to experience first-hand, the joys and challenges of research knowledge.

 The institute offers following UG programs:

  • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech Electrical Engineering
  • B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering.


In the institute, students can learn in a borderless and barrier-free environment. All class rooms, seminar rooms with LCDs, laboratories, instrument rooms, and library are well established. The teaching of all theory courses in combination of power Point and traditional presentations. Internet facility is available to all the students’ and faculties.


The institute is recruiting highly qualified faculty members from reputed institute/university preferably IITs/NITs/world class university with good academic and research experiences to maintain the higher status of the institution.


The institute conducts the regular student development programs, guest seminars/lectures, faculty development programs and motivates the students to participate the summer training programs. The institute is working on to arrange the national conferences/workshops, national/international university/institute tie-up for the growth of students’ and faculty knowledge.


The institute thus aims to produce undergraduates with a solid theoretical and practical foundation in science and engineering backed by excellent research experience who can thrive in a research and innovation intensive environment.


Landmark of THDC-IHET



THDC-IHET Administrative Block

THDC-IHET First Year Academic Block


THDC-IHET First Year Laboratory Block


An aerial view of THDC-IHET


Last Updated on July 9, 2013