(UPTTI), which is known as Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute which is located in Kanpur was established in the year 1914. This institute was earlier known as Government Central Textile Institute, Kanpur is a premier textile institute of North India. The college came into existence in the by combinig of totally 2premier textile institute that is 1 at Kanpur and the other at Roorkee Department of Textile Technology. Initially the Institute was affiliated to Agra University but on establishment of the University in Kanpur in the year 1966 it got affiliated to Kanpur University.
This institute is affiliated to Gautam Buddh Technical University that is [GBTU] located in Lucknow, and which has library which subscribing to over 46 journals, The Library also stocks a collection of reports and dissertation in the field of Textile