Siddaganga Institute of Technology,
B.H. Road,Tumkur, Karnataka
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, headed 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 everyday. He looks after the affairs of more than 125 educational institutions and even at the age of 110 years, Swamiji works 18 hours a day.
SIT campus is spread over 50 acres and the whole area is landscaped and is lush green. Tumkur enjoys the same salubrious climate as that of Bangalore.
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.
Center of ART
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Industrial Engineering & Management
Information Science & Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Enigineering
Master of Business Administration
Master of Computer Applications
Training & Placement
Department of Library
Department of Physical Education
S.I.T. Group of Hostels runs 5 Boys Hostels (4 inside the campus and 1 in town) and 2 Girls Hostels (Located in the town). Together can accomodate 2,200 students in a plinth area of 30,021 Sq.m.
Each hostel block is managed under the supervision of a Deputy Warden who is a faculty member of S.I.T. He is assisted by managers and workers.
Each room in all the hostels has been furnished with cots, tables, chairs, book racks and a ceiling fan.
Parents and gaurdians of the students are being provided accomodation in guest house on nominal rent whenever they visit college and wish to stay during their visits. They are also permitted to use the mess facilities in the hostels.
he library, centrally located in the campus, is housed in two independent 3 – storeyed buildings having a plinth area of 1533 Sq. Mts. The library building was built by a donation received from Sri T.N. Kempahonnaiah, a philanthropist from Tumkur. 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. The collection includes reference works such as Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, Hand Books and Standards.
The library subscribes 212 Technical Periodicals of which about 42 are International; it has also a collection of nearly 3993 Back Volumes of Periodicals.
The library subscribed the e-resources mandated by AICTE i.e., IEL Online, ASCE, EBSCO, ELSEVIER (Engineering and Computer Science), J-Gate Engineering & Technology (JET), and Springer. These e-resources can be accesses across the campus 24/7. The library has membership with reputed libraries in Bangalore, like British Library, NAL Library, IIMB Library and CMTI LIbrary by which our students and faculty can avail the reference services offered by the above Libraries.
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