Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT Kottayam), Kottayam Campus & Infrastructure

Kottayam (Kerala) Approved by : NBA, Council of Architecture (COA), AICTE
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From the well-stocked library to separate hostel for male and female students, to central computing facility to transportation facility. The college has it all which makes it one of the popular engineering institutes among the students.

The library at RTI IS built in the area of over 822 sq. mts and is well-stocked with books from all the disciplines. The facility of Ebooks is also available. It is fully computerized with facilities such as online referencing, reservation system. Library access is available to all the students and staff of this college during working hours. The institute also offers central computing facility which is available in the administrative block for the students and the faculty.

Separate boys and girls hostel are available at RIT. The intake of the female hostel at the intake is 280 whereas the intake of the male hostel is 107. The college also has a separate hostel for the postgraduate students on the campus. The hostels at the RIT has all the facilities for the students to make their stay comfortable.

The institute also offers transport facility to the staff and the students of the institute. It also has a canteen, an ATM, medical centre and facility of indoor and outdoor sports.

  • Area
    86 Acres
  • Buit up area
    87 Acres
  • Sports Grounds
  • Hostel Facility

RIT Kottayam Facilities

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RIT Kottayam Hostel and Fees Structure

RIT has two ladies hostels and one men’s hostel with an intake of 280 and 107, respectively. Apart from this, RIT runs a separate P.G. hostel in the campus. Procedure for hostel admission is as per the institute norms. The students under the supervision of Warden run the mess in hostels. The students and other activities in the hostels are under the supervision of a Warden. 
          All residents of college hostels have to strictly obey the following rules.

?The admission to the hostel is for one academic year. Rooms once allotted to the students for an academic year will not be changed except on special situations

?Guests can be permitted only if the permission is obtained. Entertaining unauthorized guest will lead to severe punishment, including expulsion from the hostel.

?Use of personal computer by a resident will be permitted only with prior permission of the warden. PC should not be used for objectionable purpose.

?The use of electrical appliances such as immersion heaters, electrical stove are forbidden. Private cooking is strictly forbidden.

?T• Students should co-operate in carrying out maintenance works and should vacate rooms when the maintenance work is required./td>

?The residents shall not move furniture from its allotted place.

?All visitors to the hostel will have to make necessary entries in the visitor?s book.

?T• The residents shall not paste any posters/ pictures etc. on the walls, doors, windows, and shelves. The warden shall levy an amount proportional to the damage/td>

    • Boy’s Hostels
    • Location
      On Campus
    • Girl’s Hostels
    • Location
      On Campus

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Students Activities & Clubs


rts club secretary is elected from the students. A Staff member is in-charge of Arts club. Cultural activities, competitions etc are organized within and outside the campus, to develop the inborn talents of students. College union fund is utilized. Additional funds are collected from sponsors.


  Sports secretary is nominated by college union. A Staff member is in charge of sports club. Indoor and outdoor sports items are available. Competitions are conducted in college stadium.


 The entrepreneurial motivation is one of the most important factors which accelerate the pace of economic development by bringing the people to undertake risk bearing activities. The need of the hour, therefore, is to make Entrepreneurship Development more effective by imparting relevant education, focusing on developing entrepreneurial competencies, skills in identifying a viable business opportunity and preparing business plan, knowledge on how to mobilize resources and manage an enterprise. Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC) is started functioning in this institution from 2006. The various activities of the club are:
         •Organize workshop/debates
         •Familiarize the youth to the latest development in business
         •Interactive sessions with successful entrepreneurs
         •Provide exposure to national and international events in various parts of the country related to industrial developments.
         A general convener, conveners from each department and two student volunteers from each department are the office bearers. EDC helps to develop a rapport with the industry. Necessary funds are received from District Industries Centre and Government agencies

SAE RIT Chapter

  The college chapter of SAEINDIA in Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam was form under Mr. Antony J K, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering as the faculty advisors on April 1st 2011 with 100 students members by guidance of Mr. J. T. KUNCHERIA the then Principal and Dr. R SASIKUMAR, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering of the college. The main aim of starting the chapter was for enriching knowledge base of the students of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology with developments and innovations in the automotive sector (Mobility Engineering). The purpose of the club is to increase the benefits of SAEINDIA student membership through special activities that include affiliation with the section and provide students with tangible contact with their future profession-engineering –and.in so doing. Further the objective of engineering education. The students themselves through the elected officers administer the chapter activities. Officers are counseled by the Faculty Advisors and SAEINDIA Vice-chair student activities, in the very the first year of club activities in the college. The chapter has offered great opportunities and exposure to the students. There were many factory visit, competitions, workshop organized by the SAEINDIA in which the students took part. Also the college has one of the best talent pools that the students can reach great height through the SAEINDIA. In fact Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology was having the highest representation of student’s members in the competition organized during STUDENT CONVENTION 2011. This year SAE RIT chapter is participating in the famous BAJA contest which provided SAE student members with the challenge project that involves design, engineering, planning, manufacturing and marketing the tasks found.


Indian Society for Technical Education is a professional organization working for the improvement of technical education in the country. It attempts to bring in a total qualitative change in mind of personnel involved as well as techniques employed in the field of technical education. With students and faculty being members, ISTE Chapter of RIT is a vibrant body organizing fresher’s orientation programmes, industrial visits, career guidance courses, mock tests of CAT, GATE etc., invited talks, nature study camps, astronomy classes and star watch, to cite a few. Invited lectures on technically important subjects, workshops on hardware assembling, introduction class on AutoCAD, classes related to Management, stress handling etc. are usually conducted. The executive committee meets regularly to chart out the future activities. The chapter promotes two subsidiaries viz. Planning Forum and Science Club aimed at achieving the stated goal. Under this, student’s chapter is also functioning in this campus. 

women empowerment club

Women empowerment has always been and is still the most relevant topic till date. A successful women is one who build a firm foundation with the bricks thrown at her. Issues like Nirbhaya emphasize the need to create awareness. Women like Helen Keller, Mother Theresa and Kalpana Chawla had created history, a history that paved way for many more and to tailor themselves to be the architectures of our society.


         The NSS has one unit bearing Unit No.158involving strong contingent of 100 volunteers. NSS has started functioning in this institution from 1997 onwards. The main motto of NSS is ‘Not Me but You’. The NSS aims at developing personality through community service. The NSS unit of RIT is headed by the programme officer assisted by a lady staff coordinator and two volunteer secretary’s one each from boys and girls. NSS is assisted by an advisory board consisting of Principal and all HOD’s. It has an executive committee consisting of two student representative from each class.

Near By Hangouts within 5km From the Campus

  • Entertainment
  • Health & Grooming
  • Shopping
  • Bank / ATM
  • Hotel Vrindhavan
  • Everest Hotel
  • Vrinda Stores
  • Makkal Traders
  • Mithras Textiles
  • Vegetable Market
  • Kooroppada Maveli Store
  • Thanathukara Sweet Indulgence
  • Thankachan's Shop
  • Malabar Fresh Chips
  • Jaya Bakery
  • State Bank of Travancore
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Kerala Gramin Bank
  • Kosamattam Finance
  • SBT - ATM

Related Questions

I want to know the next date of spot admission for Mechanical Engineering at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology?

-AnonymousUpdated on December 16, 2020 01:56 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The dates for next spot round at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology is not out officially yet. Though, the online application process for Spot Admission for Mechanical Engineering is ongoing on the official website. You can visit the below given link to apply for the spot round.

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Spot Round: Apply Online Here!

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


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