About Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Established in 1963, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur is one among the 125 institutions run by Sree Siddaganga Education Society, founded and nurtured by his Holiness Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamiji. Swami Sree Sree is doing a noble job of providing food, shelter, and education to over 9000 children drawn from the poor sections of the society without discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or community at Sree Siddaganga Gurukula.
Siddaganga Institute of technology, also popularly known as SIT is spread over 50 acres surrounded by greenery and covered with salubrious climate as that of Bangalore.
The college offers 12 UG programmes with a total intake of 950 students, 16 PG programmes with a total intake of 432 students and 204 intake of Ph.D. students.16 departments of the institute are recognized as research centers by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, where students can register for the Ph.D. programme and M.Sc by Research. The total number of students in the campus is over 4500.
The infrastructure of the campus is impeccable and it provides much more than the basic facilities any college could offer.it has a fully air-conditioned library with a seating capacity of 450 which includes a heavy collection of resourceful books on various subjects. At present, it has 1,10,586 books inside the library. It also has a Spacious canteen, fully furnished guest house, an extensive playground for conducting sports activities, an auditorium with sizeable capacity and an amphitheater is also present where day to day events are held All the departments in the institute have well-equipped laboratories. There are 42 Computer centers with 2470 computers, all are available with internet connectivity. The facilities not just end here, the campus also has 5 boys and 2 girls hostel which can accommodate around 2,200 students. An IBM software center of excellence which aims at increasing the skill sets of the faculty and students. An incubation center has also been started since 2014 to promote Entrepreneurship and innovation among students.
Coming to the faculty, SIT has 349 well qualified and experienced faculty members out of which 120 are Ph.D. holders and other holds at least a master degree.80 more faculty members are pursuing their Ph.D. programme in IISc, IITs and other reputed universities.
The college has also won many awards and accolades in the field of education. Siddaganga Institute of Technology has secured 78th rank under Research and training in the country for the year 2018 according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
The week Survey-2017 has ranked SIT-MBA as the 132nd Best Institute in All India Non-Government B-schools category.
SIT-MBA is also placed in the GOLD CATEGORY in the AICTE-CII Survey of Industry Linked Institute-2017.