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.