Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai

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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
राजीव गांधी प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
View from entrance, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
View from entrance, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
Motto ज्ञानम् परमम् धेय्यम्
Motto in English
Knowledge is the ultimate aim
Established 1992
Affiliation University of Mumbai
Principal Dr Udhav Bhosle
Academic staff
Undergraduates 360
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Campus Urban
Sports Cricket, Box cricket, Football
Website http://mctrgit.ac.in

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology is an institute affiliated to the University of Mumbai. It offers the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) undergraduate course, which is its flagship course, in five disciplines. Founded in 1992,[1] the institute is located in Andheri, Mumbai, India. The college is run by the Manjara Charitable Trust and was accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).[2] It is recognised by the Directorate of Technical Education in Maharashtra[3] and the UGC. The course in management studies was awarded 'A' grade in 2008 by the NAAC.




Extra-curricular activities[edit]

College festival[edit]

"Zodiac", an inter-collegiate and techno-cultural festival,was started in 2005. Rock concerts, gaming events, the prom night, dance workshops and similar events are held during Zodiac.[5] A technical festival called "Icarus" is generally held in October every year.

The department of Mechanical Engineering hosts "Innovision", an annual technical festival held at the national level, where hardware projects are displayed. "Dimension 5" is a festival conducted by the department of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.

Clubs and societies[edit]

Marathi Bhasha Mandal (Marathi Language Society) was founded for the promotion of Marathi in the college. RGAA (Rajiv Gandhi Alumni Association) was formed in 2007. MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students' Association) formed in 2002 has been an active departmental committee throughout the year. IEEE student branch is a technical society for students of all branches. One of the most active student bodies of the college. Student's council is the student body elected by the Principal and Student Conveyors annually to organize the technical festival 'ICARUS' and 'ZODIAC'. ISA student body is a department specific technical team for instrumentation students.[6]

Co-curricular activities[edit]

Memberships of professional societies such as ISA, IEEE, CSI, IETE, SAE, and ASME are offered to students. MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association) was founded in RGIT in 2009.



  1. ^ "RGIT About US". RGIT. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Status of Extension of Approval to AICTE Approved Institutions for the Academic Year 2011 ‐ 12 [PDF]" (PDF). AICTE. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "List of approved institutes". Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b ".". India College Search. Retrieved 14 March 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "b" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Zodiac 2013, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Cultural Fest, Maharashtra, March 28-30 2013". Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Rajiv Gandhi Alumni Association". Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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