Madhav Institute of Technology and Science

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Madhav Institute of Technology and Science
Mits logo.jpg
Former name
Madhav Engineering College, Gwalior
Motto Work Is Worship (कर्म ही पूजा है)
Type Public
Established 1957
Chairman Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
Director Dr. R.K. Pandit
Location Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
26.2326° N, 78.2052° E
Campus Urban, area 47 acres
Website www.mitsgwl.ac.in

Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, formerly known as Madhav Engineering College and commonly referred to as "MITS Gwalior", is a government-aided autonomous institute founded in 1957 and located in Gwalior in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The institute is operated by the Scindia Engineering College Society. The institute offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering along with Bachelor in Architecture and Master in Computer Application. [1][2][3]

History[edit]

Foundation Stone

Madhav Engineering College was established in 1957 by Maharaja Jivajirao Scindia. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the President of India, on 20 October 1956. The building was inaugurated on 11 December 1964 by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the President of India.[2]

The institute started with Bachelor of Engineering courses in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering. Postgraduate and Ph.D. courses in applied sciences were introduced in 1967. Undergraduate courses in electronics engineering and architecture were started in 1981 and 1984 respectively. The institute started a postgraduate course in Computer Application in 1986.

The institute offered a postgraduate course in civil engineering with specialization in construction technology and management in 1987. Postgraduate degrees in electronics and electrical engineering were started in 1995. A Bachelor of Engineering in computer science and engineering and chemical engineering were offered from 1994 and 1995 respectively. An information technology course was started in 2000.The president of the governing body is Mr. Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is also a Member of Parliament. [2][4]

Campus[edit]

MITS Academic Block

The institute is located on Race Course Road, Gwalior and is 2 km from Gwalior Junction railway station. The 47 acres (190,000 m2) campus is surrounded by educational institutions such as the Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education and the Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya. The campus is divided into two zones, a residential zone with five hostels (three for males and two for females) and an academic zone. The Student Activity Center is a part of the academic zone and is mainly intended for extra-curricular activities. The SAC has a music room, a fiberglass basketball court, cricket ground and a volleyball court. The campus has a Central Computer Library available 24 hrs for the students and faculty.

Departments[edit]

MITS has eleven departments, with most focussing on a single engineering stream or science discipline:[4]

Academic programmes[edit]

The institute's undergraduate programmes include the Bachelor of Engineering programme. It offers postgraduate level programmes like Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and Master of Science (Research). It offers a Ph.D. programme. The admission criteria for all these programmes is different at the entry level.

Undergraduate programmes[edit]

The institute offers a total of 500 seats for undergraduate programmes. There are also 15 seats for part-time students each in the civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering departments. A Bachelor of Engineering is offered in ten areas; automobile, biotechnology, chemical, civil, computer science, electrical, electronics, electronics & telecommunication, information technology, and mechanical engineering. A Bachelor of Architecture is also offered.[4] Admissions are through the Engineering Entrance Examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education and counselling by the Directorate of Technical Education of Madhya Pradesh.

Postgraduate programmes[edit]

The institute offers postgraduate-level programmes in each department of engineering. There are a number of inter-disciplinary programmes available. At the postgraduate level, admissions are on the basis of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. Admissions to the Master of Computer Applications course is done on the basis of MP-MCA examination.

Cultural and non-academic activities[edit]

Regular cultural and non-academics activities are organised by the students or the various departments of the Institute. The most widely known event is Cyhper And Dy'signo,[5] a carnival that attracts the participation of more than 1200 students from various schools, colleges and universities. In 2017 it was organised by TeamAudacious,[6] a students chapter for enhancing technological aspects of the students of the college.

Notable alumni[edit]

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