RNS Institute of Technology, familiar as RNSIT was established in the year 2001. It is the brainchild of Dr. R. N. Shetty, well known industrialist, and a great philanthropist. The institution was established with a sole purpose of imparting quality education in Engineering, Technology and Management. Being one of the premier engineering colleges in the country RNSIT is marching towards placing itself in the global map by excelling in academics and placements.
Lush green campus, state of the art infrastructure, well equipped laboratories, hundreds of activities, numerous new initiatives, consistent VTU ranks, path breaking placements, cultural extravaganza, Sports events, 4000 + students and 300 + faculty – with all these RNSIT has become dream destination for engineering aspirants across the country.
Founded by a great visionary Dr. R N Shetty, a renowned name in the industries viz construction, manufacturing, hotel, automobile, power & IT services, and education, RNSIT has been scripting history in the field of technical education. Right from its inception in the year 2001, the institution is showing exemplary growth with respect to academics, placements, sports and cultural activities. With 9 UG engineering branches, 4 PG courses and 9 R&D centres RNSIT is aiming towards becoming the premier engineering institutes in the world.
Managing Trustee, R N Shetty Trust & Chairman, RNS Group of Institutions
All the branches of engineering have state of the art laboratories with computers with latest configurations, licensed software, hardware, sensors, motors, machines to cater the hands-on experience to students.
The campus has a majestic auditorium with 1200 seating capacity and world-class Audio-Visual system.
Canteen being the most preferred hangout place serves the craving students from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.
There are three huge playgrounds to cater the sport enthusiasts with facilities for Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Kabaddi, Athletics.
Gym facility is extended to both boys and girls. The gymnasium is well maintained and houses well maintained fitness related equipments
There are three hostels, two for boys and one for girl students. Hostel rooms are well ventilated and are with attached facilities. Food is served in the mess by Sodexo, a leader in hospitality services.
RNSIT is known for its holistic approach towards teaching learning process. With two decades of excellence in technical education, the institution has seen tremendous progress in all aspects including academic brilliance, VTU ranks, placements, sports, and cultural activities. With consistent performance in placements, RNSIT is becoming a placement paradise. We are blessed to have ever supportive and non-interfering management, committed faculty and enthusiastic engineering aspirants with us. Our success story is well augmented with the accreditations from NBA, NAAC and recognition by ranking agencies NIRF and ARIIA. We are surer than ever that any engineering aspirant who joins RNSIT will leave the portal of the institution with more confidence, knowledge and pride.
Our esteemed Founder Dr. R N Shetty, born on August 15, 1928, is a renowned Industrialist, Educationalist, and a great philanthropist. Being a great visionary, Dr. R N Shetty is an architect behind numerous constructions, bridges, dams, roads, canals, temples, hospitals, hospitality Industries, automobile showrooms and the list goes endless. Dr. R N Shetty felt the essence of education and established RNS Group of institutions to impart quality education in technical and management domains. The institutions under this umbrella are:
In recognition to his selfless service to Industry and Society, Dr. R N Shetty is conferred with Rajyothsava award by Govt. of Karnataka, Honorary Doctorate by Bangalore University, Kaigarika Ratna Prashasti by KASSIA, and Sir M Visveswaraya Memorial award by FKCCI.
He will be remembered for ever for yeoman services to mankind.
Dr. M.K. Venkatesha, Principal (since 2008), RNSIT is a "JC Bose Gold Medalist" and has more than four decades of teaching and administrative experience. He completed his Post Graduation from the University of Manitoba (CANADA) on a fellowship. He brings with him a rich experience of working as a Registrar (Evaluation) of VTU, Belagavi (2001-04), Adviser of AICTE, New Delhi (2004-05) & Principal of BMSCE, Bengaluru (2005-08).