Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RGIT) is established by Sir M.Visvesvaraya Education Trust Bangalore in 2001 with an objective of promoting research oriented advanced courses in field engineering. It has vast experience in running professional courses in the state of Karnataka. Achieving exellence in education is the main aim of RGIT. It has the academic exellence, good infrastructure and best teaching practice, which has helped RGIT to become one of the leading institutes of the state.
RGIT has provided a central library consisting more than 10,000 volumes of books and adequate number of journals. All the latest editions of books both for reference and text are available in this library. It also subscribes to various newspaper and periodicals for the information and update of their knowledge. The journals of both National and International, related to all engineering subjects are also subscribed.
Separate hostel facilities are provided for Boys and Girls in the college campus.
The placement cell of RGIT plays a very important role in developing a overall personality of the candidates by conducting IN-HOUSE Placement Trainings, Technical Seminars etc.