Any institute that provides a safe, secure, happy environment nurturing the potential of the students, valuing their opinions and letting them express their curiosity is the one that is valuing the noble profession of imparting knowledge and carving tomorrow’s citizens. KLS Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT) known for its academic credentials as well as holistic growth is providing exactly this kind of environment to budding professionals under its tutelage.
The Institute, its Infrastructure and Curriculum KLS Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT), the flagship institute of Karnatak Law Society was incepted in 1979. Spread across a sprawling mango meadow of over 20 acres, GIT houses seven undergraduate and nine postgraduate disciplines including MBA and MCA programs. GIT has the honour of sheltering over 4500 students and about 400 highly qualified and motivated workforce, including faculty and non-teaching staff.
GIT, a permanent affiliate and autonomous institution under Visvesvaraya Technological University is accredited by National Board of Accreditation and is NAAC A+.
Research and innovation have been key strengths of GIT. A band of research scholars pursue Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Engineering) by research through approved research centers in the departments of Mechanical, Electronics& Communication, Electrical& Electronics, Computer Science& Engineering, Civil Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Management Studies and MCA.
“A learning environment where all feel safe, valued, and respected is necessary for students to achieve and demonstrate their full potential”
All the departments have well-equipped laboratories with facilities for experiments and studies in areas like Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Biomass Gasification, Fluidized Bed Combustion Chamber, Material Testing, Digital Signal Processing, High Voltage Engineering, VLSI and Advanced surveying Instruments like Total Station. The campus has a full-fledged 10/100 Mbps internet with OFC backbone and 150 Mbps leased line Internet link. The network is supported by various state of the art servers, such as Web, Mail, DNS etc.
Seminars, contests, short-term courses and continuous education programs are conducted regularly for students and staff. It offers a thorough living and learning experience through its, spacious classrooms, scintillating airconditioned computer labs, latest pedagogy, wi-fi ambience, learned staff, voluminous library, soft skills lab, separate hostels for girls and boys, hygienic canteens, banking facility etc. undoubtedly every single stakeholder appears to be proud and contented here.
Going that Extra Mile
GIT has carved a niche for itself through consistently good results and placements. Further igniting and fostering of entrepreneurial initiatives have led to the flourishment of several leading business managers of national and international repute. The entrepreneurship development cell, incubation center, center for foreign studies and the open arm mentoring of the learned faculty has fostered self-employment as an important goal amongst several GITians.
GIT also has a vibrant Industry Institute Interaction Cell, and a full-fledged Training and Placement Cell. Regular mock interviews, training programs, group discussion with special emphasis on soft skills is provided to the students.
The alumni are found in several blue-chip organizations in India and abroad. Students picked, polished and placed by the institute are accepted by leading organizations. Many reputed companies have been visiting the institution for campus recruitment. “We have consistently outperformed the average market placements. No wonder we are ranked at number three by the corporate world,” said the management.
Principal of GIT Dr. Janyant K. Kittur has been the motivating factor for the success of the institute and has been leading through example. He has always performed multiple roles in the field of education. He says that teaching has given a very gratifying experience in his life.
“I have been fortunate enough to work in various positions, both as a teacher and as an administrator in education sector. In my career of three decades, I involved myself into teaching, served as a training and placement officer and Head of the Department and facilitated students in the field of research and innovation as a Dean – R & D. More than this, it is my passion towards teaching that led me to and sustaining this sector and contributes towards growth and development of students. I love to be around children while they are growing into citizens, and I feel very proud to contribute to their growth,” he emphasized.
“I could experience and be a part of this journey in terms of teaching pedagogy, quality assurance, teaching methods etc,” he added.
The learning environment in any educational institution certainly affects student engagement and performance. Whether the class is in a small lecture hall, a large seminar, or a laboratory section, a learning environment where all feel safe, valued, and respected is necessary for students to achieve and demonstrate their full potential. Since a negative environment can be an obstacle to learning, it is essential to understand how to create and sustain a positive climate for all students.
“We at KLS GIT provide a common platform for all the students to demonstrate their skills and abilities. We also respect merit in GIT and offer scholarships and financial assistance to needy students. We conduct national and international level technical and management festivals and they are exclusively organized by the students. GITians participate in the technical and management events organized by reputed universities across the globe,” informed Principal Dr. Kittur. Various cells such as grievance redressal, anti-ragging, SC-ST are very much active and playing a dominant role in bringing all the students on an equal platform. Students from all strata of society are admitted through CET/COMEDK/JEE/AIEEE/NATA/PGCET/KMAT from all parts of country and abroad.
KLS GIT as such is vibrant since its inception in terms of academics, placements and value additions. GIT, a permanent affiliate and autonomous institution under VTU is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and NAAC A+. Quality education, research and innovation have been key strength of GIT. Guest lectures by eminent personalities, offering short-term value-added courses and continuous education programs are conducted regularly for students and staff.
The institute offers a thorough living and learning experience through spacious classrooms, scintillating airconditioned computer labs, latest pedagogy and learned staff. Well-established labs with all modern equipment and experimental setups, industry driven labs/courses are an added feature of GIT’s quality education.
At KLS GIT, there is a practice of having industry and premier institute representatives as members of Board of Studies (BoS) and Academic Senate and the courses and curriculum are revised on regular basis to suit to the need of industry. These members happen to be the qualified and experienced professionals from both academics and industry. “We value their feedback and try to incorporate their suggestions into our curriculum so that the students will be true industry ready,” shared the management.
An institution’s alumni are the reflection of its past, representation of its present and a link to its future. Our alumni are found in several blue-chip organizations in India and abroad. Students picked, polished and placed by the institute are accepted hand in hand by leading organizations. Many reputed companies have been visiting the institution for campus recruitment. The institute has consistently outperformed the average market placements. “No wonder we are ranked at number three by the corporate world,” said the proud management.
Factors Setting KLS GIT Apart:
- Philosophy: Complete Harmony among all the stake holders regarding the Vision and Mission
- History: A Heritage and Legacy of over 80 years in National Orientation, Social Concern, Knowledge Enhancement and Youth empowerment
- Management: Trust comprising of luminaries of various professions, driven by the idea of education as a Cultural Transformation and Social Empowerment.
- Teaching Resources: Globally acclaimed faculty with excellent experience in Academics, Research, Industry and exposure to the latest in Teaching and Learning methodology.
- Infrastructure: Nestled in the heart of the city, next to an industrial hub, the campus is carved out of a mango orchard. It is more of a Garden, than a Green campus.
- Entrepreneurship: An excellent ecosystem for encouraging Start Ups and Entrepreneurial skills with focused and multiple guidance and mentoring cells.
- Industry Connect: Numerous sponsored and independent partnerships with the Industry in Research, Training and Placement.
- Curriculum: The most advanced and student centric pedagogy with the latest systems to enable blended learning.
- Placement: KLS GIT continues to be the primary preference for industry corporate looking for recruitment of Technical and Management graduates in the region.
- Scholarships: KLS GIT students are recipients of numerous scholarships (International/ National) for projects and post graduate education sponsored by government and universities across the US, Europe and Australia.
- Value Added Programmes: A Student-Industry-Society centric Content, with training in Language Skills, Life skills, Technology skills, Leadership skills, etc. facilitated through In-campus, affiliate and Online sources, with international acclaim.
- Social Connect: A Rich culture of Social Responsibility to facilitate an ethical and value-based learning.
- Alumni Network: The alumni spread over the world are the brand ambassadors, who continue to enrich their alma mater with immense knowledge, resources and goodwill.
- Fun with fulfillment: KLS GIT is known for excellent facilities for Sports, Culture and Extracurricular activities offering a plethora of choice for students to achieve their share of glory and success.
- CSR Activities: KLS GIT conducts regular CSR activities such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (5km patch road cleaning from Belagavi-Chorla Road, visits to orphanages and donation of educational, sports material along with one decent meal to children, frequent blood donation camps at GIT.
- NSS and NCC Units: Through NSS and NCC units students are oriented towards patriotism and genuine concerns for society as a whole
– KLS GIT MBA is headed by a globally acclaimed Academician, Author-Reviewer, Researcher, Educationist, Teacher and a Consultant. Doctorate from JNU Delhi and MBA from Erasmus University Netherlands, with experience in Training Civil Servants in Ethiopia and being a Consultant to NGOs and Public authorities.
Awards and Accolades
- 1 Ranked B School in North Karnataka 2020 (The Week Survey)
- 1 Ranked B school in North Karnataka 2020 (Competition Success Review)
- Top 10 B Schools in India 2020 (Insight Success Review)
- 2 Star Ranking B School 2019 and No. 2 in Karnataka. (FICCI – ICARE)
- Consistently ranked among the Top 20 B Schools in India by CRISIL Ratings.
- Number 1 B School in North Karnataka Region, 2018 (DNA Survey)
- Our students secure yearly General Championship in fests and competitions at national level
- For the last two years consecutively received AICTE funding for STTP
“KLS GIT is ranked at number three by the corporate world “