Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology (SSIT) is one of the premier institutions started in the year 1979 with Civil & Mechanical Engineering by Sri Siddhartha Education Society (SSES), Tumkur. Since then, it has grown with time. At present, the institution runs 9 under graduate courses in Bachelor of Engineering (BE), in addition it also offers post graduation programs in Master of Computer Application (MCA) and Master of Technology (M.Tech) with an annual intake of about 595 students.
The institution began with the mission of preparing the young generation for "Inner Light, Integration & Prosperity". Today more than two thousand students are studying in this institution & they are guided by more than 120 by well qualified & experienced faculty members who work to integrate the mission of the college by their teaching & training methods. The college has adopted "Education for Social & Economical Transformations" as its theme & all the programs are focused on this theme.
The Institute is one among the 14 premier Technical Institutions in Karnataka State, selected by the World Bank, for the award of financial assistance, Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) to the tune of 10 crores. This assistance will be utilized to improve quality of education, to modernize the laboratory facilities and to make this institution a Center of Excellence. Under this scheme, initiatives on a large scale have