University description (as per official university website)
Industrious and enterprising, an Engineering Contractor of all India repute, a person with a lavish common sense, Dr. M S Ramaiah, an illustrious son of Karnataka founded "Gokula Education Foundation" in the year 1962 as one of his bold ventures to perform service to society through a private educational system, without looking for any form of assistance from other agencies. Under the aegis of this foundation was born "M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology" in the same year. Another landmark was thus created in the history of technical education of India to impart much needed engineering education and an access was provided to all those who had been denied such an opportunity till then, in all parts of the country and outside.
Dr. M S Ramaiah who is widely hailed as a visionary, educationist, industrialist and philanthropist saw to it that the institution, which commenced with only two disciplines, grew by leaps and bounds over the years. The institution now boasts of offering Bachelors programmes in disciplines 1. Civil Engineering, 2. Mechanical Engineering, 3. Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 4. Electronics & Communication Engineering, 5. Chemical Engineering, 6. Computer Science & Engineering, 7. Industrial Engineering & Management, 8. Instrumentation Technology, 9. Information Science & Engineering, 10. Telecommunication Engineering, 11. Medical Electronics, 12. Biotechnology, and 13. Five year Bachelor of Architecture and Masters programmes (M. Tech.) in : 1. Structural Engineering, 2. Manufacturing Science & Engineering, 3. Computer Science & Engineering, 4. Digital Electronics & Communication, 5. Software Engineering, 6. Computer Application in Industrial Drives, 7. Digital Communication, and 8. Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology has carved out for itself a big name all over the country and is recognized as a premier educational institution in India. It abounds in well equipped and sophisticated laboratories, well stocked libraries and highly qualified, experienced and dedicated staff members. In tune with the noble ambitions and aspirations of Dr. M S Ramaiah to keep the institution ever growing and developing continuously so as to become as big as the ocean, a "Jnana Sagara", all the departments are continuously encouraged to implement appropriate and necessary procedures to initiate, include and conduct more programmes in frontier areas.
MSRIT offers various programs to cater the needs of the present competitive world. All programs are affiliated to corresponding governing bodies and recognized by Government agencies.
The courses offered by MSRIT are -
* B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)
* BE (Bachelor of Engineering)
* M.Tech (Master of Technology)
* M.Sc(Engg) (Master of Science in Engg by research)
* Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy)
* MBA (Master of Business Administration)
* MCA (Master of Computer Applications)