Located in 35 acres of clean green campus near National Highway 4, S.J.M. Institute of Technology is doing every bit to impart world class quality education to students in the field of technical education. Popularly known as SJMIT it was established in the year 1980 in Chitradurga, Karnataka. It is recognized by the All India Council of Technical education (AICTE) New Delhi and is approved by the Karnataka government. It has got affiliation from the Visveswariah Technological University of Belgaum (VTU).
SJMIT is known for transferring the technology and courses offered by the joint collaboration of Vishveshwaraya Technological University, Belgaum and C-DAC which is under the Government of India. The institute besides its courses also offers great amenities and a well selected faculty. SJMIT is a place which is a great combination of learning and interaction. Besides giving importance to academics this institute offers a lot in the extracurricular domain also.
What Does It Offer
People can apply for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses which are offered by SJMIT. The undergraduate courses include bachelors in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Automobile Engineering and Information Science Engineering.
The college also offers a Masters program in computer science which is affiliated to Visveswariah Technological University. People who want to pursue engineering or want to enter the IT industry can apply for the courses which are conducted by a joint collaboration between Centre for the development of Advanced computing(C-DAC) and the VTU. The courses are C-DAC courses, diploma in information technology and an advanced diploma in information technology. To apply for the undergraduate courses applicant should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board.
Research and Grants
The IT department of Karnataka government in the year 2002-2003 funded SJMIT to establish the Information Technology Incubation Centre. This centre provides training to people in the use of OFCN which is used in manufacturing technology. A very noble activity has been started up by this department known as the Mahithi Sindhu Program which is again funded by the Government of Karnataka. This program is all about supervising computer training of more than students of 33 schools and other such institutes which are situated in this district.
IT-IC carries out the data processing work for this program. The institute has a hostel which can accommodate both girls and boy students separately. It has a high tech laboratory with latest equipment for student’s needs and a well informed library which has over 27302 volumes of books relating to every subject of engineering.
The Who’s Who of SJMIT
The aim of SJMIT is to bring out the already hidden confidence and also to add some more of it to a student so that he can lead an independent and fine life. These noble thoughts are offered to the students by the very efficient faculty of this premier college. SJMIT has 137 faculty members who are unique in their own ways and each of them has at least 20 years of experience in the field of teaching. The faculty has to go through a strict selection procedure which is based on the UGC norms. Dr. S.B. Shivakumar is the principal of this institute who is literally the backbone of this institution.
S.J.M Institute of Technology
P.B. No 73, NH -4, by-pass
Chitradurga – 577 502