Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT), Tumkur, Karnataka

ESTD 1963
Tumkur , Karnataka
Public Institute (Autonomous)
Ranked 91 in Engineering by MHRD 2020

The Mission is to continuously strive for the total development of students by educating them in state-of-the-art-technologies and helping them imbibe professional ethics and societal commitment, so that they emerge as competent professionals to meet the global challenges.


Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur popularly known as SIT established in the year 1963, is one among 125 institutions run by Sree Siddaganga Education Society, founded and nurtured by His Holiness Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamiji, a centenarian. Sree Sree Swamiji is shouldering the onerous responsibility of providing free 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. In addition to this, Swamiji receives thousands of pilgrims and devotees every day. At the time of inception, the institute was offering only 3 branches namely Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering with a total annual intake of 120.The institute is now offering 12 UG programmes with a total annual intake of 950 and 16 PG Programmes with a total annual intake of 432. 16 departments of the institute are recognised as research centres by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, where students can register for Ph.D. programme and M.Sc. by Research. 204 research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. degree in our research centres and so far 55 research scholars have obtained Ph.D. degree from our research centres.


1. The Institute is one of the 14 Engineering Colleges under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) a World Bank Project, administered by the Government of Karnataka in the state and is granted Academic Autonomy from the Year 2007-08.
2. The library is having a collection of 1,10,586 volumes that includes 46,158 volumes under General, 34495 volumes under the Book Bank, 14,683 volumes under SC/ST Book Bank and 15270 other volumes.
3. Siddaganga Institute of Technology was ranked 78 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.

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    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Master of Business Administration [MBA] ₹ 1 Lacs /yr 2 Years Full Time
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    1 Bachelor of Engineering [B.E] ₹ 80095/yr 4 Years Full Time
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    1 Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] ₹ 80595/yr 5 Years Full Time
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    1 Master of Technology [M.Tech] ₹ 93575/yr 2 Years Full Time
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    1 Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A] ₹ 90835/yr 3 Years Full Time
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    1 Ph.D - 3 Years Full Time
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology - 1 Years Full Time
    2 Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics ₹ 58600/yr 1 Years Full Time
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