At the heart of Bangalore, surrounded by DRDO laboratories and PSUs in a busy residential area well connected by road.
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VTU i.e. Visvesvaraya Technological University is a public state university in Karnataka State, India which was established on 1 April 1998 by the Government of Karnataka, to improve the quality of technical education in the state. It offers undergraduate engineering programs which include a Bachelor of Engineering i.e. BE and Bachelor of Technology i.e. B.Tech degree. The university also offers postgraduate programs which include Master of Technology i.e. M.Tech, Master of Science i.e. MSc, Master of Business Administration i.e. MBA, Master of Computer Applications i.e. MCA and doctorate i.e. Ph.D.
Bangalore also called as garden city is the capital of the Karnataka and is situated at about 1000 meters above sea level, it is known for its salubrious climate where temperatures remain moderate throughout the year. It is also known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation's leading IT exporter. It is a hub for India's information technology sector because of its well-recognized engineering colleges and research institutions. There are numerous public sector heavy industries, technology companies, aerospace, telecommunications, and defence organisations located in the city. Hence most of the students prefer to take up courses in recognized colleges in Bangalore and settle here mainly because of major IT- companies situated in the city.
Shanthi Charitable Trust well known as SCT Institute of Technology is one of the engineering colleges in Bangalore which was established in the year 2001, with due approval of AICTE, New Delhi and Govt of Karnataka. Since then, SCTIT is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India.
SCT Institute of Technology is ideally located in a sprawling campus of over 10 acres in Vignan Nagar, just 14 Kms from the heart of Bangalore; i.e., BMTC's central bus station. The campus sports a friendly environment with greenery all around. One can reach the campus either by BMTC's frequent buses or by taxis /auto-rickshaws. The campus is in the vicinity of several R & D laboratories of DRDO and PSUs such as HAL and BEML. The institute offers an array of courses to choose from, in different branches of engineering such as Aeronautical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Computer, Information science etc. At the post graduate level SCTIT conducts regular 'Business Administration (MBA)' and 'Computer Application (MCA)' courses. The institute has the perfect ambience for students from diverse cultures to share and exchange ideas in honing individual skills in their preferred field of study.
Objective and Mission of SCT Institute of Technology
As an institution, we constantly strive to keep abreast with latest technology. Faculty is the heart and soul of any educational institution. At SCTIT we have an optimum mix of academicians and industry experts, ever willing to nurture students to face future challenges. Our faculty is complemented by the support of professionals from multinational companies and research establishments co-located in our neighbourhood. The college can boast of a well stocked library catering to the needs of students and faculty in text books as well reference books.
The library has a number of CBTs (Computer Based Tutors) in the form of CDs. The college has well furnished hostels for both boys & girls with all amenities. Reading Rooms, internet facility and a canteen serving hygienic food are also available. The institute has the perfect ambience for students from diverse cultures to share and exchange ideas in honing individual skills in their preferred field of study. Visvesvaraya Technological University has introduced an ambitious initiative to evolve a common platform by commissioning EDUSAT network to provide regular satellite based classes on various topics of the curriculum for about eight hours every day. SCTIT has all the requisite facilities to take advantage of this initiative. The students of SCTIT are benefited by this program which is a supplement to class room teaching on different topics in the engineering curriculum.
SCTIT provides education which inculcates ‘Innovative thinking’ as an essential attribute of the graduates who pass out of our institution. To achieve this goal, SCT Institute of Technology has created a ‘Research Cell’ functioning under the guidance of the Principal, along with a group of senior and experienced professors who bring in an aptitude for innovation through research in the minds of the students.
SCTIT has tie-up with many major multi nationals like Motorola, Infosys, and Wipro etc. Our students have also found placement in prominent companies like Bajaj Alliance, Wipro, HDFC Bank, Jotun Paints, Ernst&Young, Brain Booth Inc etc. They also, have a tie-up with ‘India Career Portal’ for online placement service.
SCTIT has a spacious well stocked library which can be useful for both students and faculty which includes a wide range of text books and reference books to choose from. Along with this, the library has a number of CBTs i.e. Computer Based Tutors in the form of CDs and an e-library to enable access to a wide range of international technical and management journals and books. Hence, SCT library plays a key role in providing engineering hand books and rare publications to help students to get an in-depth understanding of technology.
The SCTIT engineering college has transport facilities provided to the students and faculty through a fleet of luxury buses driven by experienced drivers. Apart from this, the college is well connected through Bangalore's city bus service and metro rail from different parts of the city.
SCTIT has a well maintained and very hygienic canteen for the students providing beverages, snacks and light meals at subsidised rates.
SCTIT has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. The hostel consists of decently furnished rooms which are allotted on sharing basis to ensure comfortable stay. The hostels maintain a congenial atmosphere with airy rooms and pleasant interiors. They also serve hot, hygienic and nourishing food. The Girls’ hostel is located within the college campus for assured security.
At SCTIT, sports facilities are really good. There is a separate football ground and a separate cricket field available for regular practice. There are many sports activity which are conducted they are football, cricket, volley ball, throw ball and badminton tournaments are conducted annually. Among indoor games, facilities exist for carom, chess, table tennis etc.
At SCTIT various cultural activities such as ‘annual day celebrations’ are organized from time to time and students are encouraged to organise and participate in such programs, to display and enhance their talents.