Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, named after the late Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi, run by the Government of Kerala, started functioning in 1991. It has established a vast infrastructure and put together a team of dedicated teachers. The institution has become one of the leading technical Institutes in Kerala.

The government has started this institution in the view of making it a center for post graduation and research studies. The college is affiliated to the APJ ABDUL KALAM TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY. RIT, the sanctum of technology aims at providing high quality education for talented students from all sections of the society. Owned and managed by the Government of Kerala, it has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty. More than providing technical education RIT aims at the overall development of each and every RITian. The college provides a positive environment for the students to develop their potentials and to excel in all walks of life.


To impart professional education to students from all sectors of the society to mould them to be competent, committed, research oriented and socially responsible citizens capable of deploying technology for the goodwill of society.


Be a centre of technological excellence for the betterment of society.


All courses offered by RIT are affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The B. Tech programmes are of 8 semester (4 year) duration. The B. Arch programme is of 10 semester (5 year) duration. The M. Tech programmes are of 4 semester (2 year) duration, and the MCA programme is of 4 semester (2 year) duration.