2000 Certified premier educational institutions, established under Manjara Charitable Trust in 1992, providing high quality engineering and management education in Mumbai. It is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E.), New Delhi. The institute has been awarded “A” grade by the Govt. of Maharashtra.
At its inception, in 1992, the institute started three undergraduate programmes namely, Bachelors in Electronics and Telecommunication Engg., Instrumentation Engg. and Mechanical Engg. With an intake of 60 students each. In 1995-96, the institute introduced Bachelors in Computer Engg. Programme with an intake of 60 students. The institute was renamed as Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology in the memory of the great son of land, Shri Rajiv Gandhi in the year 1998. In November 2001, the college shifted to the permanent campus at Survey No.161 & CTS No.1376/1/48, Juhu-Versova Link Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai-400 053. It is built on more than 5 acres of land covering 16500 sq m of actual built up area along side the green and luxurious Versova beach
With India becoming the leader in IT sector, there is an increasing demand for quality software products. In response, the Institute started Bachelor of Information Technology programme in year 2003. The ongoing liberalization and globalization of the Indian economy has created huge demand for quality technocrats and management professionals. Hence, in the year 2006, the Institute started PG programme namely Master of Management Studies (MMS/MBA) with an intake of 60 .
Over the past one and half decades, the Institute has marched towards the pinnacle of glory through its remarkable achievements and laurels in the field of Engineering Education. The Institute is committed to impart quality education by ensuring practical, innovative, technology-driven delivery of the programmes and creating outstanding managers and technocrats who make valuable contributions to the global business and society to suit their ever changing needs. Academic excellence of the Institute is reflected in more than 95% results achieved in the final year and University toppers of all disciplines. Our alumni are working in responsible positions in many multinational companies. Some of them are leaders in academic and R&D organizations, while others are entrepreneurs. The Institute is strengthened through a strong network of alumni and the current students.
The Institute has become a leader in technical education in the State of Maharashtra by imparting quality education to deserving young students. It has become a name of repute in the University of Mumbai for its outstanding contribution in the various fields of education and its commitment to society at large. RGIT appoints the teaching faculty who are dedicated and committed to the cause of providing better education and training to the students.
The teaching faculty believes in the precept of “Telling is not Teaching”. All the teachers focus on both theoretical as well as practical knowledge through interactive and innovative teaching learning methods. Teaching –learning sessions are highly interactive and research based. The faculty encourages students to undertake projects, Short term training programmes in various fields of Engineering and Management education.