Ramaiah Institute of Technology
|Motto||Service to Humanity is Service to God|
|Principal||N. V. R. Naidu|
|Location||Bangalore, Karnataka, India
|Affiliations||Visvesvaraya Technological University|
Ramaiah Institute Of Technology (RIT), formerly M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology is an autonomous private engineering college located in Bangalore, Karnataka and is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University headquartered at Belgaum, Karnataka, India. The college was established in 1962. Since August 2007, RIT has been academically autonomous for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs. While VTU will still award the degrees, the college has academic freedom in framing its own schemes of study, curricula and student evaluation. RIT offers undergraduate and graduate courses of study and research including Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Technology, Master of Business Administration and offers programs leading to award of PhD in various disciplines. RIT is also a research centre in 12 areas including engineering and management disciplines. RIT is the only engineering college in Bangalore that is autonomous for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The institute has academic alliances with Intel, IBM, Schneider Electric, JSW Steel, Cognizant EMC, Nokia and other multinationals. It also partnered ISRO in 2010 to build the StudSat nano satellite and RIT was chosen in 2012 to join the consortium of colleges that would assist ISRO in thepresntl StudSat-2. The institute is also credited for the development of India's first unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with an autopilot system.
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- 1 History
- 2 Administration
- 3 Affiliations and approvals
- 4 Undergraduate courses
- 5 Post graduate courses
- 6 Research programs
- 7 Activities
- 8 Industry recognition
- 9 Alumni
- 10 Placements
- 11 Rankings
- 12 Conferences
- 13 Sports
- 14 Gallery
- 15 References
- 16 External links
RIT was founded in 1962 by the late M. S. Ramaiah, an educationist, philanthropist, and infrastructure visionary. RIT is part of Gokula Education Foundation (GEF) which owns and manages several educational institutions across various streams. The foundation also runs a Multi Speciality Hospital. RIT was the first institute started by the Gokula Education Foundation.
RIT is in the 56th year of existence and is one of the oldest engineering colleges in south India. Only 5 other engineering institutions have achieved this mark in Karnataka-UVCE, BMSCE in Bangalore, BVB College of Engineering & Technology in Hubli Malnad College of Engineering in Hassan and Siddaganga institute of technology(Tumkur). MSRIT is separate from M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences which is a new private university created by the same management.
M. R. Seetharam,son of M. S. Ramaiah, currently heads the college management as director.
The autonomy given to the institute by the government is only for academic matters. The governing council of the college includes two principals of other colleges, one state government of Karnataka bureaucrat, one central government of India bureaucrat, and one member from the VTU.
Affiliations and approvals
Initially, RIT was affiliated to Mysore University, later with the Bangalore University (until 2002) and now Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. It is an institutional member of the ISTE and is recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) which is a must for any technical institute in India. It has been certified ISO 9001:2008 and has been accredited for quality education by the Central government of India Body National Board of Accreditation. The Architecture Department is approved by Council of Architecture(Government of India).
RIT offers Bachelor of Engineering(BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) at the Under Graduate level. The Program spans over 4 years and is offered in 12 different branches. The Course structure is designed by the faculty of the college with the consultation of the faculty at VTU and IISc.
The intake in the college is fixed by AICTE in India and no affiliated college has the right to increase the intake. This rule applies even to colleges that are academically autonomous. In 2010, RIT's students bagged 29 VTU medals in academics. This medal tally was only next to RVCE in the state and was among 186 affiliated colleges of VTU. The medals were given away by governor of Karnataka Hansraj Bhardwaj.
Bachelor of Engineering
List of undergraduate programs offered at RIT
- Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology
- Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science And Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Electronics Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Management
- Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Information Science
- Bachelor of Engineering in Medical Electronics
The college offers 5-year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) at the Undergraduate level.
Post graduate courses
The Institute offers 2-year Master of Technology (MTech) in the following Branches.
- VLSI & Embedded Systems
- Structural Engineering
- Digital Communication
- Digital Electronics And Communication
- Software Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Manufacturing Science & Engineering
- Computer Integrated Manufacturing
- Computer Application in Industrial Drives
- Industrial Engineering
Master of Architecture (Landscape Architecture)
The college offers PhD program in 12 areas. RIT is an approved Research Centre by Government of Karnataka.
- PhD of Civil Engineering
- PhD of Mechanical Engineering
- PhD of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- PhD of Electronics Communication Engineering
- PhD of Chemical Engineering
- PhD of Computer Engineering
- PhD of Industrial Engineering Management
- PhD of Biotechnology
- PhD of Chemistry
- PhD of Physics
- PhD of Mathematics
- PhD in Management and Business
The college also offers M.Sc. (Eng) by Research
- IEEE: The college has an IEEE Student branch. The IEEE-MSRIT celebrates its tech fest Aavishkaar each year Various competitions such as Algomach (On Spot Programming), Design and Debugging (Circuit debugging), Robotics, Cyber Treasure Hunt (CTH), Paper Presentation, Gaming, Tech Quiz, Product Design, 8086/8051 Programming, Amazing Race, Photoshop Contest are held along with Workshops.
- TEDxMSRIT: This student organisation conducted a national event in March 2012. The event involved speakers such as Atul Chitnis, Devi Prasad Shetty, Soumitra Bhattacharya Praveen Godkhindi and others.
- UDBHAV: UDBHAV is the annual Cultural Fest held at RIT every year.
- VTU Fest: The Government of Karnataka in association with RIT held the 13th annual Youth Fest at RIT. The fest was named 'Udbhav'. The fest was open to all engineering colleges.
- Karnataka's first IBM Centre of Excellence was established on 19 March 2009 at RIT. This center has been in involved in training students with software like DB2, Tivoli, etc.
- Schneider Electric: RIT has signed a memorandum of understanding With global energy management company Schneider Electric to promote technical excellence in the field of electronics, software and control engineering. The MoU covers “university partnership for curriculum development” and through this arrangement RIT has developed two courses – advanced industrial automation and modern controls, and energy management
- JSW Energy Centre of Excellence (JSWECE). RIT entered into a MoU with 8 Billion USD company JSW Energy for offering a one-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Power Plant Engineering for engineering graduates
- Intel Center of Excellence: International microprocessor giant Intel entered into an agreement with RIT to open a Centre of excellence in January 2010. The event was attended by Scott apeland who is the Director of Developer Networks at Intel, USA. The program aims at faculty development and inclusion of Intel processor in curricula of RIT. This center is only one of its kind in Karnataka.
- Cognizant Technology Solutions is entering into an agreement with RIT in a collaboration to create industry specific courses for students.
- Autodesk has recognised M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology as one of the Zonal Centre for the YEARLY CAD DESIGN CONTEST.
- Autodesk has awarded Sunith Babu L from Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology as India's First Autodesk Certified Instructor.
- Autodesk has recognised Sunith Babu L from Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology as an Academic Council Member for "All India 3D Student Design Competition".
The college has an alumni association which is known as MSRITAA. The MSRITAA has initiated a book bank scheme and funding of research projects, among other activities.
- Sajjan Jindal who passed out of the college in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is currently the Managing Director of JSW Steel.
- Komal Jha, an alumnus of the institute who completed her graduation in Civil Engineering from the batch of 2008, currently is an actress in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam film industries.
- Suhas Gopinath, an alumnus of MSRIT Information Science Department became the world's youngest CEO at the age of 17. He currently heads Globals Inc.
- Adithya Srinivasan, an alumnus of the batch of 2014, department of Computer Science, was considered for a nomination at the 57th Grammy Awards.
- Sudheer Babu, (dropped out) Tollywood hero, primarily works in Telugu Film Industry, is the brother-in-law of Telugu actor Mahesh Babu and son-in-law of veteran Telugu actor Krishna.
- Kanan Gill has done B.E. in Computer Science and currently a stand-up comedian and YouTuber, known for his YouTube series, Pretentious Movie Reviews.
Major Companies including Google, Schneider Electric, Accenture, Capgemini, Toyota, Larsen & Toubro, Carillion, Emaar, Amazon.com and Mu Sigma Inc recruit most of students on the campus. In 2008, 128 companies visited the institute for recruitment, but the figure dramatically plunged to 62 in 2009 to the global economic slowdown More than 150 Companies visits for Placements every year. With 1892 job offers, 50 lacs per annum was the highest package offered in session 2015-16. Placement percentage is around 95 highest among some of the renowned institute in Karnataka and India.
|Engineering – India|
- EMC Academic Summit 2012 was held at MSRIT in February 2012 for the heads of leading technical universities in India.
- Yantotsav is a national level student project exhibition that is held each year at RIT.
RIT hosts annual Dr. M.S. Ramaiah memorial national inter-engineering college cricket tournament. RIT cricket team won the inter-engineering collegiate cricket tournament 2004 beating BMS College of Engineering in the finals in November 2004. RIT emerged as champions in Dr. M. S. Ramaiah memorial cricket tournament in September,2012 after beating RVCE in the finals.
RIT won the Men's tennis championship in the year 2004 competing against more than 50 colleges from karnataka. RIT emerged Champions in the women's tennis in 2012 amongst 190 engineering colleges in Karnataka. MSRIT men's basketball team won the ‘Kreedotsav-2012‘ Ooman Mathew memorial inter-collegiate basketball tournament on defeating RVCE
RIT Basket Ball emerged as the champions in the All India Basketball tournament. RIT also hosts Dr M.S. Ramaiah Memorial all-India inter-engineering college basketball tournament. RIT defeated NCET 34-14 in the final to win the ‘Revamp 2012' State-level inter-collegiate basketball tournament at the REVA College.
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