The campus is nestled among the pristine hillocks of Nagaroor, about 30 Kms from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. The serene and natural habitat is one of the most suited locations, setting the right tone and mood for learning. The journey to RIET twists and turns through the greenery and overlooks a valley of dense trees and granite rocks of unimaginable splendour.
The main block of the institute is an architectural marvel and stands high merging with the natural topography.The buildings blend with the natural surrounding and the Institute is conceived as an eco- friendly, energy efficient green campus. The design of campus in the natural backdrop is sure to get imprinted into the minds of the visitors and students. The main block has class rooms, seminar halls, labs, library & administrative office. This block further leads to the sprawling food court, flanked by separate dining areas for boys and girls and having access to respective hostels. The well separated hostel blocks are equipped with fitness centres and facilities for recreation. The coffee shop caters to the students and visitors.
While the scenic beauty is captivating, the RIET campus also enjoys close proximity to the global Technology hub of Technopark (15 Kms) and the upcoming Technocity (10 Kms), both home to many Multi National Companies like Allianz Cornhill, UST, IBS, TCS, INFOSYS etc.
The campus is easily accessible from the state capital and Kollam, with the nearest Railway station being Varkala (10 Kms) and the nearest International Airport being Thiruvananthapuram.
Area 60 Acres
Total Students 480
Hostel Facility True
Total Course 11
- Math Lab
- Academic Zone
- Boys Hostel
- Computer Lab
- Cultural zone
- Medical Facilities
- Cls. Room
- Residential Institute
- Residential Zone
- Residential Faculty Zone
Students Activities & Clubs
Members of the Nature Club promote environment protection, biodiversity and ecological awareness by organising debates, discussions, field trips, seminars, and related activities.
A healthy mind needs a healthy body. The club organises sports and related activities in the campus and inter collegiate tournaments every year. Membership is open to all. RIET has facilities for football, Indoor roof top cricket field, table tennis, badminton, basketball and volleyball.
The Arts club organizes and conducts various arts programmes. The talents of the students are displayed in such programmes. Celebration of festivals and other cultural events are also under the purview of this club.
Women’s club works on gender issues and in empowering the women of the local community. The students also become aware of the problems faced by women and the club tries to provide support to the needy. Another focus is to spread awareness on the application of technology for improving the quality of work life of women. Utilizing ICT for education of girls, inclusivity issues, problems of working women assertive training etc are the other activities of the club.
The Youth Red Cross Unit is the group of volunteers who undergo training in First Aid and after clearing an examination become certified first aid practitioners. They organise medical camps, blood donation camps and aim at giving support the deserving and marginalized sections like the differently abled and aged people of the society.
The purpose of Creative Workshop is to enhance creative and critical thinking and novelty into the campus. Several activities are arranged like interactions with theater groups, personalities in the field of drama,film, literacy, media etc. The objective of the Creative Workshop is to provide support to participants in: exploring new modalities of expression to broaden their artistic range and creative experiences, strengthening skills and techniques of creativity, attending presentations, exhibitions and screening which expose them to a range of artistic practices.
The students can also take a break from the academic rigour by using the recreation facilities like watching TV, playing caroms,table tennis etc. Separate multi functional fully equipped fitness center and gymnasium is also available for the boys and girls.