National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research (NITTTR), Kolkata was made in 1965 as Technical Teachers' Training Institute (TTTI), Calcutta. This was the first among four such establishments (other three being at Chandigarh, Bhopal & Chennai) built by the Dept. of Education, MHRD, Govt. of India as completely halfway subsidized independent organizations for giving pre& in-administration preparing to the instructors and staff of Degree and Diploma level preparing foundations furthermore for leading different exercises identified with quality change of the specialized instruction arrangement of the nation. The Govt of India, in 2003, agreed national status to this establishment, (alongside the three sister establishments) in distinguishment of the commitment of these organizations for the master administration rendered for general change of nature of Technical Education System.