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 create competent technical professionals with ethical behaviour and environment consciousness

Mission

  • To provide contemporary and cutting-edge technical education.

  •  To provide an ambience which nurtures research ideas in futuristic domains

  • To initiate project-based learnings and practical exposures

  • To direct faculties in research and consultancy / advisory roles

  • To establish strong linkages with well-known national and international technical institutes and industry

  • To promote a culture of imbibing environmental care

  • To aim to become an institute of aspiration and choice

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 enable graduating students to become entrepreneurs (10%), take up higher studies (40%) and on-campus placements (50%).

  • To facilitate at least 10 publication per department of original research papers by students and faculty every year in peer reviewed reputed journals

  • To attempt at least 2 patent applications every year

  • To motivate faculty to obtain 02 consultancy/ advisory assignments per year per department.

  • To attract 01 sponsorship per department from Industry, professional bodies, govt institutions every year to facilitate research projects at the department/institute.

  • To try to achieve academic autonomy by year 2026 -2027

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.