Siddaganga Institute of Technology: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Somya Jain Somya Jain | May 25, 2023
Somya Jain
Somya Jain

Updated on - May 25, 2023

Siddaganga Institute of Technology, [SIT] Tumkur is an autonomous college established in the year 1963. It was established by the Shree Siddaganga Education Society. It is affiliated VISVESVARAYA Technological University [VTU] and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE] & University Grant Commission [UGC]. The college is accredited by National Institutional Research [NIRF]. It offers quality education in undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate, and PG-Diploma programs in the field of Engineering, Science, and Management. The Siddaganga Institute of Technology infrastructure has a vast 50 acres of area with facilities like central library, laboratories, auditorium, hostel facility, canteen, health center, sports facility, guest house, post office, stationery shop, and more.


The SIT has a Training and Development Department which provides training and placement for the students in some of the reputed companies with a good salary package. Some of the top recruiters are Microsoft, IBM, Mercedes-Benz R&D, INDIAN NAVY, TCS, Continental, Societe Generale, SAP Labs, BEL, Infosys, Wipro, Allstate, Quest Global, Siemens, Capgemini, Bosch, and more. The Institute apart from providing quality education also supports and encourages students in social, cultural, extracurricular, and sports activities and events. The SIT has set up Center of Excellence with IBM and Incubation Center to impart skill, knowledge, research & development for the students. The Institute has signed various MoU's with companies and institutes to facilitate knowledge sharing, skills, projects, research, and more.

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Quick Links:

SIT, Tumkur is one of 125 institutions run by Sree Siddaganga Education society. SIT campus is spread over 50 acres and the whole area is landscaped and is lush green. The institute has over 2470 computers and is located in 42 computer centers which are all networked with fiber optic backbone. The total number of students on the campus is over 4500 and more than 50% of students stay in college hostels. More highlights about this college are mentioned below.

Type of college Public
Year of Establishment 1963 
Approval All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE] and University Grant Commission [UGC]
Accreditation National Institutional Research [NIRF] 
Affiliation Visvesvaraya Technological University [VTU] 
Address SIT Campus Main Road, Bengaluru - Honnavar Road, Tumakuru, Karnataka - 572103 
Contact +0816-2282696,2214011,2280994 
Email  [email protected]
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate Siddaganga Institute of Technology Fee Structure

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Ranking:

  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology ranking is 78th by National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] under the category Research and Training for the year 2018.
  • The SIT-MBA has been ranked as the 132nd Best Institute in All-India Non-Government B-Schools Category by Week Survey, 2017.
  • The AICTE-CII Survey of Industry Linked Institutes has placed SIT-MBA in GOLD CATEGORY in the year 2017.

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Infrastructure Facilities:

Central Library:

  • The library is centrally located on the campus and is housed in two independent 3-floor buildings.
  • The library is having a collection of 1,10,586 volumes that includes 34,495 volumes under the Book Bank and about 14,683 volumes under SC/ST Book Bank.
  • The collection includes reference works such as Dictionaries, Hand Books, Encyclopedias, 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 has a digital library facility where one can access information from e-resources.
  • The reading section for students is provided in the 1st and 2nd floor of the library with a seating capacity of 450 students, which also includes two separate AC reading halls of a capacity of 150 users. 
  • The library is opened for 24/ 7 during exams.


  • The SIT has state of art laboratories with modern systems and high-tech instruments which provide quality education in practicals for the students.

 Computer Center:

  • The SIT has 42 computer centers which house 2470 systems overall in all the departments, in addition to it, also has 250 computers for the faculty.
  • All the computer centers and other computer facilities like Library & Information Center and the Industrial Competency Laboratory [ICL] and the hostels are connected through a campus-wide network with Fibre Optic backbone, it also has Wireless Access Network [WAN] connecting to all Hostels.
  • The Institute has a 250 Mbps INTERNET leased line connecting all the computer centers and the individual computers in the Departments and the Hostels.

Hostel Facility:

  • The SIT provides a Hostel facility with 5 Boys Hostels [4 inside the campus and 1 outside the campus] and 2 Girls Hostels [Located outside the campus].
  • The Institute is building one more  Girl's Hostel with a capacity of 290 students which is nearing completion.
  • The Institute hostels can together accommodate 1950 students 
  • Each room in all the hostels has been furnished with cots, tables, chairs, book racks, and fans.

Health Center:

  • The SIT has established Health Centre inside the campus in the year 1992.
  • The Health Center has two doctors, nurses, and hospital staff who provide treatment for students.
  • The Center also has OPD, daycare, clinical laboratory, and more.
  • The center organizes camps like blood donation camps, health awareness camps, etc.
  • It has an ambulance facility in case of emergency or medical attention for the students.

Incubation Center:

  • The SIT has setup the Incubation Center to facilitate Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development.
  • The Incubation Center will incubate 10 projects each year.
  • The center provides funding for each project up to Rs.3 lakhs.
  • The projects are carried out in the view of solving local needs.

 Guest House:

  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology has two guest houses:
    • Kennedy Guest House
    • Alumni Guest House
  • The Alumni Guesthouse has fully furnished 55 single rooms with all the facilities.


  • The Institute has state of art auditorium with modern architecture and facilities.
  • The auditorium can accommodate 1000 members for social, academic, and cultural events.

Sports Facility:

  • The Institute has modern sports facilities like the sports stadium, basketball court, tennis court, volleyball court, indoor games, a modern gym, etc.
  • The college encourages sports for students with all the facilities provided for them.

Other Facilities:

  • Post Office
  • Stationery Shop
  • Canteen
  • Cafeteria Dining Hall

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Departments:

  • Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Center of ART
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Department of Library
  • Training and Placement

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Programmes:

Undergraduate Programme [B.E]:

  • Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering

Postgraduate Programme [M. Tech]:

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Networks
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Digital Communication
  • Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Nano Technology
  • Thermal Power Engineering
  • Power Electronics
  • Signal Processing
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering & Management
  • Cyber Forensic & Information Security
  • VLSI Design & Embedded Systems
  • Master of Computer Application
  • Master of Business Administration

Doctorate Programme [Ph.D.]:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Master of Computer Applications [MCA]
  • Master of Business Administration [MBA]
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Post Graduation Diploma [PG-Diploma]:

  • Biotech Finishing School
  • Big Data Analytics

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Placements:

  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology Placement for all the courses is provided by the Training and Placement Department.
  • The Placement Department starts training the students from 1st year of engineering with basic communicative skills, orientation, and workshops.
  • The training also includes soft skills, aptitude, and analytical skills, personality development, leadership skills, business etiquette, group discussions, and personal interview.
  • The institute has established Industrial Competency Laboratory [ICL] in 2002 which imparts industrial skills to students who in turn can be productive and in line with the industry.
  • The Placement department has developed industry-institute-interaction in terms of providing skills, knowledge sharing, project works, and placements.
  • The department also assists the students with the project work in various companies and industries which helps the students to get hands-on experience.
  • The Institute provides state of art facilities for the placement departments like a guest house, group discussion rooms, interview cabins, and more.
  • Many reputed companies and industries visit the college every year for the recruitment process and offer a good salary package for the students.
  • Some of the top recruiters are Microsoft, IBM, Mercedes-Benz R&D, TCS, SAP Labs, Continental, Societe Generale, BEL, Infosys, Wipro, Allstate, INDIAN NAVY, Quest Global, Siemens, Capgemini, Bosch, ZS Associates, Oracle, Ernst & Young and more.

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Scholarships:

  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology offers various scholarships for the students under the State Government Of Karnataka and the Government of India.
  • The students who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC/ Physically disabled are offered scholarships by State Government And Central Government Scholarship Scheme.
  • The Institute also provides Dr. M.N. Channabasappa Endowment Fund Loan Scholarship for the students and the students have to return the loan amount without interest after the completion of the course.


Siddaganga Institute of Technology Eligibility Criteria:

SIT offers numerous courses under various disciplines. All these courses have different eligibility criteria and selection procedures. Applications are accessed for fundamental eligibility, academic results and other proof of the sustainability of the candidate preferred program. The eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

Course Eligibility
  • The student must have passed PUC/ 10+2/ any equivalent exam with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized board.
  • The student must have a valid rank in KCET/ COMEDK.
  • The candidates must have completed B.E/ B.Tech with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • The student must have a valid score in GATE/ PGCET.
  • The student must have completed a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • The student must have a valid score in management entrance exams like CAT/ MAT/ CMAT.
  • The student must have completed BCA Degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • The student must have completed B.Sc with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
  • The student must have passed PUC/ 10+2/ any equivalent exam with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized board.
  • The student must have a valid score in NATA.
  • The candidates must have completed a Master's Degree with a minimum of 50% marks in relevant subjects from a recognized university.

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Admissions:

  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology admissions for all the courses is done based on merit and qualifying entrance exams.
  • The candidates have to appear for qualifying entrance exams and must have a valid score to get admissions.


Siddaganga Institute of Technology Hostel Details:

  • The SIT provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
  • Each room in all the hostels has been furnished with cots, tables, chairs, book desks.
  • Parents and guardians of the students are being provided accommodation in a guest house, whenever they visit the college and wish to stay during their visit. They are permitted to use mess facilities in the hostels.
  • The Siddaganga Institute of Technology hostels are:
Hostel Type Capacity
Ganga Hostel Girls 290
Akkamahadevi Block Girls 240
Mahatma Gandhi Block Boys 355
Basaveshwara Block Boys 580
Lalbahadur Shastri Block Boys 328
Allamaprabhu Block Boys 293
SIT Boys Hostel(RSH) Boys 94

Other facilities:

  • Internet facility through wireless connectivity.
  • Visitors room
  • Cold&Hot water supply
  • Television
  • Gymnasium & Drawing room
  • Laundry
  • Full-time residential medical officer.
  • Lady consulting doctor for girls hostel.
  • Ambulance services for emergency and referral services.
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Siddaganga Institute of Technology Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 14
Total Faculty 253
Accredited by NBA

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#82 in 2022 Engineering
#49 in 2021 Engineering
#38 in 2021 Engineering

Siddaganga Institute of Technology Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹45,000 4 Years
MBA ₹1,24,000 2 Years
MTech ₹1,51,000 2 Years
B.Arch ₹56,250 5 Years
PhD -- 3 Years
MCA ₹1,73,000 3 Years
MSc ₹1,71,000 2 Years
PGD -- 2 Years

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