(AFFILIATED TO APJ ABDUL KALAM TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, named after the late Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi, run by the Government of Kerala, started functioning in 1991.
RIT is selected under TEQIP Phase-2
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of Government of India aims to improve the quality of Technical Education in Engineering Institutions across the country by providing inputs like modernization of laboratories/workshops, library, faculty development, networking between institutions, curricula development, research and improve interaction with Industries etc., to become dynamic, demand driven, quality conscious, responsive to rapid economic and technological developments occurring both at national and international levels.
The Project Agreement with World Bank was signed on February 04, 2003 for First cycle of First phase and on April 12, 2004 for second cycle of First phase.