An institute established in May 1983, KIT reflects the vision of leading industrialists and educationalists. The vast exposure and experience of it's founders has helped KIT to establish it's identity as an Institute of repute in the field of Engineering and Management education. The Institute has been awarded "A" status by Govt. of Maharashtra in recognition of its over all academic excellence and infrastructure. It is affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
Spread over a sprawling 30 acres, the natural form of the landscape has been preserved. The spacious campus houses the main building, hostels for boys & girls, workshops with a built-up area of around 23,500 sq. m. and an innovative waste recycling system, windmills, gardens dotted with solar powered lamps.
The structure embraces within its fold classrooms, drawing halls, laboratories (computer & science), seminar halls, library, canteen, open-air auditorium, and a gymnasium. The interiors have been crafted keeping in mind the fact that 'ambience does inspire and stimulate intellectual endeavors'. The playground overlooking the main building is where all the outdoor activities are held.