MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore, is a private autonomous co-educational college affiliated with the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. Founded in 1962 by the late Dr. M.S. Ramaiah, a renowned visionary and philanthropist, it has been approved by the Delhi-based All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Part of Gokula Education Foundation, India, MSRIT has churned out around 35,000 engineering professionals so far.
The institute offers education that is in sync with the industry and has collaborated with various leading technological companies across the world to help students get practical exposure, internships and placements. These companies include Intel, Adobe systems, EMC2, International Business Machine and Schneider Electric.
There is a separate training and placement cell in the college to ensure that all students are made ready to face interviews and bag good placements. The college also has its own Entrepreneur Development Cell to encourage innovative ideas.
M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, is sited at MSR Nagar, over a sprawling campus spread across 25 acres. The state-of-the-art infrastructure of MSRIT includes a wi-fi enabled campus, well-equipped modern laboratories, high-tech auditoriums, spacious air-conditioned conference halls with audio-visual aids, dedicated sports complex and facilities for sports like cricket, basketball, football, and badminton. There are gymnasiums to encourage fitness. Canteens serve good quality hygienic food.
There are hostels for boys and girls. The campus is well-connected to the city’s airport, railway station and the city’s bus stand and is surrounded by conveniences such as departmental stores, shopping malls, hospitals, etc.
The institute’s library and information centres, scattered across six locations in the campus, are well-equipped with all modern facilities such as wi-fi, e-journals, e-resources etc. It has a collection of 1.45 lakh books on various subjects offered here, subscription to 309 national and international print journals and 1887 e-journals. All the operations of the library are automated using Libsys 7 software.
MSRIT, Bangalore, offers various undergraduate programsfor B.E./B.Arch. degree in the following fields:
Industrial Engineering and Management | Instrumentation Technology | Chemical Engineering | Architecture | Civil Engineering | Computer Science & Engineering | Electrical and Electronics Engineering | Electronics & Communication Engineering | Telecommunication Engineering | Information Science and Engineering | Medical Electronics | Biotechnology | Architecture
Except for architecture which takes five years, the duration of all other UG courses is four years with eight semesters. While all other UG programs are approved by the AICTE, the Architecture programme is approved by the Council of Architecture (COA).
The institute also offers PG courses (MBA, MCA and M.Tech. degrees) for the following programmes:
Masters of Computer Application | Manufacturing Science and Engineering | Computer Science and Engineering | Digital Electronics and Communication | Computer Application and Industrial Drives | Digital Communication | Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Research (Ph. D/M. Sc. (Engineering) ) programmes too are offered in the following disciplines:
Civil Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Computer Science & Engineering | Electrical & Electronics Engineering | Electronics &Communication Engineering | Industrial Engineering & Management | Biotechnology | Physics | Chemistry | Mathematics | MBA
Students at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, have a choice of sports they can pursue, managed by a dedicated Department of Physical Education. The college has facilities for sports like cricket, basketball, football, and badminton. Gymnasiums encourage students to stay fit.
The college hosts various sports events like the M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Cricket Tournament, M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Table Tennis Tournament, and Annual Athletic Meet at inter and intra college levels.
Various activities are also promoted through interest-specific clubs such as the Robotics Club, Royal Society of Civil Engineers, Vrglinug (Linux users group) and social service activities promoted through the National Social Service (NSS) scheme.
Admission to the undergraduate programmes is through a competitive entrance test as well as quota for general category students with 50 percent marks in science and mathematics and 45 percent for students belonging to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes and other backward classes.
For students residing in Karnataka, the affiliating university, Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Belgaum, holds a Common Entrance Test (CET, details of which are available with the website of Karnataka Examination Authority – www.kea.kar.nic.in – in February/March)on behalf of the state of Karnataka’s Examination Authority. The COMED-K test is a combined test held by private medical engineering and dental colleges of Karnataka and both Karnataka and non-Karnataka students are eligible to sit for this test (details of which are available on its respective website www.comedk.org during the month of February/March.
There is a management quota for which candidates need to apply to the college (details can be obtained from the office during May/June) and supernumerary quota (for children of employees in gulf countries, persons of Indian origin and foreign nationals, details of which need to be obtained from the college office during April/May).
For candidates seeking admission to B. Arch., they need to successfully complete the test conducted by the Council of Architecture. Other details are available on the council’s website www.nata.in or www.niasa.org .
Admission to Masters and Doctorate level programmes other than MBA and MCA is through the state-conducted Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET – details available on www.kea.kar.nic.in during June).
For admission to MBA and MCA, candidates need to write the competitive exams (KMAT OR Karnataka Management Aptitude Test). Check www.kmatindia.com for details during June. The institute also considers scores of candidates qualifying the AICTE-conducted CMAT or Common Management Aptitude Test.
Candidates seeking admission under management quota can contact in person or email [email protected]@msrit.edu
The fee-structure at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore is as mentioned below
Undergraduate programmes – Rs. 27,550 (CET), Rs. 1.37 Lakh (ComedK/Management), $ 4000 (International) – Minimum and Rs. 27,550 (CET), Rs. 1.37 Lakh (ComedK/Management), $ 6000 (International) – Maximum
Post graduate programmmes – Rs. 62,500 (CET), Rs. 1 Lakh (ComedK/Mngmt), $ 4000 (International) and Rs. 73,550 (CET), Rs. 1 Lakh (ComedK/Mngmt), $6000 (International)- Maximum
Financial aid and scholarships are available to deserving students, details of which need to be obtained from the college office in the month of September.
M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, has been ranked among the top private engineering colleges in the EW India Engineering Colleges Rankings 2020-21.
Among engineering colleges in India, RIT ranked 27th by India Today in 2020, 25th by Outlook India in 2019 and 33 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020.
MSRIT offers hostels for both boys and girls, close to the college. The hostels offer healthy food, comfort and convenience.