Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology

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About MCT's R.G.I.T. Mumbai

Manjara Charitable Trust’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai is a leading technological institute in Mumbai-Maharashtra (Western India). The institute is playing a key role in providing & promoting the engineering education and research programmes to students of Maharashtra & India. Established in 1992, the institute has a prestigious standing amongst the top engineering colleges in Mumbai, the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The young and dynamic leadership of Shri Amit Vilasraoji Deshmukh, The Secretary, Manjara Charitable Trust- Latur and the management of RGIT is committed to take forward the pioneering legacy of the visionary founder late Shri Vilasraoji Dagdojiraoji Deshmukh, who embarked on seemingly impossible goals towards the betterment of society and achieved them.

The institute is located on the shoreline of Arabian Sea and at a picturesque location of the city. The campus exists at Survey No.161 & CTS No.1376/1/48, Juhu-Versova Link Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai-400 053. It is built on more than 5 acres of land alongside the green and beautiful Versova beach. Currently, the institute offers five UG, three PG and three research programmes in major disciplines of engineering. Being permanently affiliated to University of Mumbai and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E.), New Delhi, the institute has been awarded “A” grade by the Govt. of Maharashtra. Currently, the institute offers following UG, PG and research programmes in five major disciplines of engineering. Three of its undergraduate programs are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, India for a period of three years starting from June 2014. A recent AICTE CII survey of 2017 has certified the institute as an Industry linked institute. Having achieved many awards and recognitions at state and national level, the institute is committed to be a Centre of excellence in academics and research in the coming years.

Vision

To be a leading technological institute committed to nurture student centered learning experience through outcome and skill based transformative education to create technocrats and leaders for the service of society and nation.

Mission

  • To provide an educational experience that transforms students into competent engineering professionals and responsible citizens.

  • To provide an academic ambience to flourish new ideas, research interest, leadership, team spirit and ethics.

  • To strive for excellence in faculty and students by encouraging skills development, creativity, capability and applicability.

  • To contribute in the service of society by participation of faculty, staff and students in socio-economic and socio cultural activities.

  • To work on Research and Development projects and offer consultancies in core and interdisciplinary areas of engineering to strengthen the education and research ecosystem.

  • To establish the linkages with apex educational and national research institutions and emerge into a Centre of Excellence.

Core Values

The institute has identified the following principles as Core institutional values

  • Accountability: Work as per rules, regulations & procedures and be accountable to society & nation.

  • Empowerment: Commitment to wholesome growth and empowerment of students.

  • Empathy: Education should reach to socio-economically weaker sections and differently abled students.

  • Environment: to contribute for achieving environmental sustainability.

  • Equity: Gender, cultural and social inclusivity.

  • Transparency: Relevant information will be shared among all the stake holders.

Goals

  • To be among the top ten self-financed engineering and research institutions of Maharashtra and subsequently secure a good national ranking in the coming five years.

  • To enable at least 10 % of our students be entrepreneurs, 40 % of them opting for higher education in the institutions of high repute in India and aboard and 50% of them being placed in core and allied companies or government sector.

  • To enhance linkages with apex educational and research institutions in Mumbai, the state and the country.

  • To develop systems for leading the institute towards achieving academic autonomy.

  • To develop a foundation for institute to be a Centre of Excellence in next five years.

Achievements

  • Permanent affiliation to University of Mumbai.

  • ISO 9000:2008, Certified Institution.

  • CII accreditation under Industry Institute Partnership.

  • NBA accreditation of UG programs in Computer, Electronic and Telecommunication and Mechanical Engineering.

  • Institution of Post graduate and research Programs in Computer, Electronic and Telecommunication and Mechanical Engineering.

  • Established associations with premier Research and Educational Institutes and industries in entire Country.

Graduate Attributes

  • Knowledgeable and competent engineering professional.

  • Effective practitioner and promoter of life skills and soft skills.

  • Accountable, transparent and ethical engineer/technocrat.

  • Skilled techno-leader, team worker and innovator.

  • Committed to welfare of the society and the country.

  • Practitioner of life –long learning philosophy.