Acharya Institute of Technology (AIT) is a Premier Technical Institution in Bangalore that has made a name for delivering world-class education. It was established in 2000 by the Supremo Premnath Reddy, Chairman of the Acharya Group of Institutions and it is run by the JMJ Education Society. This young college is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and offers diverse technical courses pertaining to undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses. Around 12,000 students are studying in this institution including foreign students.
Acharya Institute Bangalore has 13 BE courses, 6 M.Tech courses, MBA, MCA and a Ph.D. course in Mathematics. It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) & National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and it got the “Technical Campus” status in 2012 from AICTE. Acharya college draws many students from 60+ countries for its first-rate academic courses and education. One of the main reasons for this attraction is that AIT college doesn’t just focus on academics but equally on extra-curricular activities. Various events are held to cheer the students and maintain the energy among them. It is a co-educational institution and is run privately
AIT campus is situated in Soladevanahalli which is 25 km from the Bengaluru city. With the generous spread of 120 acres, Acharya Institute Bangalore’s campus holds ample greens and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Acharya has one of the best campuses in Karnataka which is so vast that you feel serene and relaxed all the time. The distinct factor about AIT’s structures is that each of the building blocks is constructed in the form of the initial of the department’s name. You can behold this beautiful architecture from the top.
The campus is replete with outstanding facilities like spacious classrooms, well-equipped labs, auditorium, stadium, ATM facility, food court, indoor and outdoor games, a cafeteria, Healthcare facilities, Premium Hostel, and a breathtaking four-acre artificial lake. It also has a Coffee Day Xpress run by Coffee Day. Acharya college is a ragging-free campus and it is frequently monitored by respective authorities to ensure the same
How is Hostel at Acharya Institute of Technology?
Hostel facilities in the college are up to the mark. Totally there are 12 Hostels for AIT students. Of which 7 Residences are for girls and 5 Residencies for boys. On the whole, it can accommodate 1500 inhabitants. There are varied sophisticated rooms that accommodate single, double and triple persons. With garden around, the surrounding has good space to carry out sports activities too. The students are provided with delicious and filling food with utmost hygiene. AIT hostels are safe and secure.
Global Tie-ups and MoUs:
AIT Bangalore is known for its foreign educational programs that enhance students to whole another level. It gives twinning programs with foreign universities for student exchange and higher studies. The institutions include Old Dominion University, and Oklahoma State University in the United States; Jiujiang University, Shandong University, Ocean University of China and Hefei University in China; Thames Valley University in the United Kingdom; Andalusia Technology Park in Spain; and Lübeck University of Applied Sciences in Germany. Indian link-ups include the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and Mysore University.
AIT has signed MoU with IBM and there is an IBM Entrepreneur Incubation Center too. Other notable MoUs are with Infosys, Wipro, Computer Society of India (CSI), Microsoft, Environ Software Pvt Ltd, VMware, the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Keane, Oracle, SAP Labs, Sun Microsystems, Novell, United Technologies, and Vasundhara Automation and Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd. This signifies Acharya college goes extra mile to bestow students with the best educational services.
The striking feature of Acharya Institute Bangalore is its effort to give students the best of both worlds – Academics and recreational amusements. Below are some of the important events conducted every year:
- Acharya Habba: It is Acharya institute’s popular Inter-college cult fest. It is a 3 day event with full-on fun and entertainment. 25,000+ students from 300+ colleges take part in it making this event a grand one. You will be surprised to know that there are around 50+ events are conducted throughout.
- Bangalore Open Air 2012 – Heavy Metal festival – India’s first kind of festival happened here.
- Freshers’ day – To initiate the cordial friendship between juniors and seniors, this day is celebrated to welcome the freshers every year.
- Ethnic day – To remember our roots and spread cultural awareness, Ethnic day is celebrated in the AIT campus.
- AIT Bangalore is proud of the fact that it is one of the seven colleges in Karnataka to get funded by the World Bank and receives endowments from the VTU to carry out research in both its undergraduate and postgraduate departments.
- Acharya Institute Bangalorewas the first college under the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) to begin an undergraduate course in Mechatronics in the whole of Karnataka.
Acharya Institute of Technology bagged the honor of being one of the “notable” colleges to apply the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) for admission to postgraduate management courses
|College||Acharya Institute of Technology(AIT) affiliated with the Visvesvaraya Technological University|
|College Rank||# 1 ABMRCP by AICTE-CII|
|No of Department||11|
|Fees Range||2 lac – 7.5 Lac|
|No of Faculty||202|
Eligibility Criteria to join Acharya Institute Bangalore
- Undergraduate courses: Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary or its equivalent with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following: Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication.
- Postgraduate courses: Pass in B.E or B.Tech in relevant branches from VTU or any other University recognized as equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. The Student should have qualified in GATE/PGCET
Education at AIT:
Acharya Institute Bangalore’s faculties are growth enablers in terms of academics as well as about practical learning. They are always on the lookout for the latest technologies and embrace new teaching methods to give students easy learning. They strive to draw the best out of each student and help them in becoming the best version of themselves. They teach them to follow their dreams, tilt the odds on the way and succeed.
AIT is proactive in infusing human values, patience, kindness, and empathy in their young minds. In short, AIT has attained the Pinnacle of excellence and it is soaring heights in the Educational field. Acharya institute has a 1:40 Faculty and student proportion. Each department has its own forum to question, interact and share knowledge with each other. Besides, publications are also allowed for departments to spread technological awareness. There are also different clubs functioning at AIT to promote skills. They are:
- Nature Club
- Adventure Club
- Quiz Club
- Photography Club
- Fine Arts Club
- Robotics Club
AIT Special Highlights:
Acharya Institute of Technology (AIT) has got the “Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence” grant from AICET to do research work on the campus. Well-equipped laboratories are also built to assist in better research.
The Proctorial system is finding its way in all colleges in recent times. Acharya Institute Bangalore also has a Proctorial system. The proctors monitor student’s attendance, test performance, and other activities. They also assist in solving any problem or difficulty if any student is facing. The Proctorial system helps in the efficient functioning of the college and stands a bridge between students and Management.
Entrepreneur Incubation Cell
The MoU with IBM paved a way to form the IBM Entrepreneur Incubation Center at AIT Bangalore. This encourages students who would like to embark on starting their own firm. They are guided and mentored to weave their ideas into reality.
Eco-friendly initiatives at AIT Bangalore
One should not just preach but practice too. Acharya Institute personifies the before-mentioned fact. AIT has set up their sewage treatment plant and also they are practicing Rainwater harvesting.