Principal, SSIT Tumkur
Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology is one of the premier institutes in Karnataka. It has been dedicated to the cause of knowledge, understanding, skill development and applications since its inception in 1979 by “Shikshana Bheeshma” Dr. H M Gangadharaiah. SSIT is a constituent college of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education (A deemed to be university under section 3 of UGC act 1956), Tumkur. It was established with a aim of providing quality higher education in par with International standards. The institution is running 9 Undergraduate programmes, MCA, 7 Post Graduate programmes and Ph.D programmes in all branches of engineering and basic science. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis. Our Institution is providing an ambient atmosphere for learning with a very strong and dedicated team of educators. Visvesvaraya Technological University has accorded Autonomy to our institution in the year 2007. Among the 200+ engineering colleges in Karnataka, only 14 colleges were recognized as better performing institutions. Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology is one among them, chosen by the World Bank through Government of Karnataka for implementation of its programs under TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Program). We got the financial assistance of Rs.15 crores and we did exceedingly good in the program. Our college has been accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC and most of the branches by NBA which provides some scale of reference to assess the quality and standard of education.
We provide a host of educational programme and committed in enhancing the quality of service delivery, providing practical cum industry-oriented programs and ensuring a valuable campus environment for students. All programs offered by our institute follow the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with Outcome Based Approach. We provide an appealing and stimulating curriculum that is flexible and tailored to the needs of each student as we strive for high educational outcomes. The evaluation mechanism employs continuous assessment with grade point averages.
We strongly promote academic achievement among our students. The holistic and comprehensive education provided in the college will enlighten the students and enable them to become employment ready. Our students graduate with the ability to adapt to an intellectually and technologically adaptive environment. Over the years, we have accomplished this with the participative efforts of the management, staff, students, parents and all other stakeholders.