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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 college started by the Gokula Education Foundation.
RIT is in its 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 college 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.
Ramaiah Institute of Technology (RIT), formerly M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), is an autonomous private engineering college located in Bangalore, Karnataka, and is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University headquartered at Belgaum, Karnataka, India. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
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 awards of PhD in various disciplines. RIT is also a research center 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 college has academic alliances with Intel, IBM, Schneider Electric, JSW Steel Ltd, Cognizant EMC, Nokia, and other multinationals. It also partnered with ISRO in 2010 to build the StudSat nanosatellite and RIT was chosen in 2012 to join the consortium of colleges that would assist ISRO in thepresntl StudSat-2. The college is also credited for the development of India’s first unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with an autopilot system.
M. S. Ramaiah currently heads the college management as director. The autonomy given to the college 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 recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) which is a mu.st for any technical college 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 the 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. batch
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 the governor of Karnataka Hansraj Bhardwaj.
The College offers a 2-year Master of Technology (MTech) in the various Branches as well as a Master of Architecture (Landscape Architecture), MCA, and MBA. The college also offers M.Sc. (Eng) by research. The college also offers PhD program in 12 areas. RIT is an approved Research Centre by the Government of Karnataka.
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 organization 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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission 2022 batch
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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
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 Copeland who is the Director of Developer Networks at Intel, USA. The program aims at faculty development and inclusion of Intel processors 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 recognized M.S. Ramaiah College of Technology as one of the Zonal Centre for the YEARLY CAD DESIGN CONTEST. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
Autodesk has awarded Sunith Babu L from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah College of Technology as India’s First Autodesk Certified Instructor. Autodesk has recognized Sunith Babu L from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah College 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. Register into MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology B-Tech Direct Admission- 2022 batch
- Sajjan Jindal, graduated 1982, Managing Director of JSW Steel.
- Komal Jha, graduated 2009 Civil Engineering, actress in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam film industries.
- Suhas Gopinath, an alumnus of MSRIT Information Science Department, youngest CEO at the age of 17, heads Globals Inc.
- Adithya Srinivasan, an alumnus of the batch of 2014, department of Computer Science, considered for a nomination at the 57th Grammy Awards.
- Kanan Gill, B.E. in Computer Science, stand-up comedian and YouTuber.