The institute aims to be among the best of the institutions for engineers and technologists with attitudes, skills and knowledge and to become an epicenter of creative solutions.
Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology (GRIET) was established in 1997 in the serene hilly premises of Bachupally conveniently connected to all the facilities and conveniences of Hyderabad, the beautiful city, known for pharma and niche research establishments and pearls. GRIET is a private unaided institution, affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) with recognition as an autonomous institution by UGC. It aims to provide quality teaching learning environment. GRIET, with its state of art infrastructure and support services and qualified faculty, is one of the preferred institutions in the state with a mission “to achieve and impart quality education with an emphasis on practical skills and social relevance”. It constantly endeavors to bring in the best practices in teaching-learning environment. The institute aims to provide an integrated learning environment to enable students to grow towards their full potential and meet the high expectations of the Industry and the Society.
Excellent Educational and Administrative Facilities
The institute aims to provide the best possible educational facilities to the students. It offers a wide range of academic programmes which include: BTech in CSE, ECE, EEE, MECH, CIVIL, and IT. M.Tech in Software Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, VLSI, Embedded Systems, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Design for Manufacturing, Thermal Engineering and Structural Engineering. GRIET, right from its inception, stood out as a synonym for a great institution for quality education. Within no time, it became one of the most preferred institutions for engineering education in the state. After two decades, the institute continues to maintain its rankings. The credit is largely due to the committed management, dynamic administration, qualified and dedicated staff.
Major Achievements and Accreditations
Throughout its illustrious journey, GRIET has achieved many landmarks and milestones. It is a NIRF Ranked Institution in Overall and Engineering Categories. The institution has received NAAC Accreditation with A Grade, and NBA Accreditation for six UG programmes and two PG Programmes. It has also been conferred as an autonomous institute by University Grants Commission. The institution is permanently affiliated to JNTUH Hyderabad and has also received SIRO Accreditation by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. GRIET has also received TEQIP-II grant from World Bank through MHRD, Government of India. It has been ranked among one of the Best/Top Engineering Colleges by prominent ranking agencies like Careers 360, CSR-GHRDC, Education World, Higher Education Review, Career Connect, and Times of India.
About the Director of GRIET
The person who stands out amongst the contributors to the growth of GRIET is Prof. P S Raju, the Director of the institution. He became the first principal of the college in 1997 and later assumed the role of Director in 2004, and continues that responsibility till date. He emphasized the need of practical skills in engineering education and created excellent infrastructure for the laboratories. He structured the curriculum to have more engagement in the labs thus paving way for learning by doing. He is instrumental in designing and manufacturing lab equipment for Electrical Machines Lab, and setting up labs in many engineering colleges which came up in the first few years of this century, thus creating the culture of providing consultancy. He introduced many novel schemes right from inception like road shows for the projects, outreach programmes, book lending scheme of recommended reference books to every student every semester, annapurna padhkam of free meals, being stickler for rules, ensured discipline and inculcated a value system amongst the inmates.
The Accomplished Alumni of GRIET
GRIET has produced many alumni who have made it big in various walks of life. Some distinguished alumni include: Smt Swetha Mohanty, IAS, District Collector, Wanaparthy District, Telangana; P.S.V.Kishan, CEO, H-Bots Robotics; and Sri Ram Aditya, Movie Director, to name a few.
Career Opportunities and Exposures
Students at GRIET are encouraged to grow and achieve their full potential and meet the expectations of the society and individual aspirations. Right from the beginning, through orientation and induction programmes, a student is made aware of the career opportunities and are continuously mentored and counseled. Periodic assessment and appropriate training is given to hone their skills, both soft and hard components, so that they can excel in their chosen paths. The consistent career placement record vindicates the efforts.