C M R Institute of Technology (CMRIT) was established in 2000 in Whitefield Bangalore Karnataka in a sprawling area of over 8 acres in a tender and tenacious atmosphere as a private engineering college by the C M R Jnanadhara to be an acclaimed institution in the country and recognized institution in the world in the field of engineering, technology, management and to create a well-qualified professional for the betterment of country and public at large. However, the root C M R Jnanadhara Trust was established in 1990 by Sri Chikka Muniappa Reddy, a visionary and educationist, who believes everyone can achieve their dreams if the chance is given to them through a well-rounded education. It is an AICTE-approved institution accredited “A” by the NAAC affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University and whose UG programs are accredited by the NBA.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where CMRIT gave its reports.
Students Intake at CMRIT
CMRIT admitted a considerable number of 960 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and a modest number of 48 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
CMRIT has 272 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 36.03% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.
CMRIT Annual Expenditures
CMRIT spent Rs. 19.77 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 2.52% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a decent 34.79% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 0.42% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a huge 62.27% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 20.94 crores and it was around Rs. 20.39 crores in 2019.
CMRIT spent over Rs. 39.87 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 53.31% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 45.22% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining 1.47% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 38.75 crores in 2020 and Rs. 39.41 crores in 2019.
CMRIT Research Details
As CMRIT has good faculties and research scholars, a good infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file a considerable number of 23, 3, and 3 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, and got 7 patent applications in 2021.
As CMRIT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.52 crores, Rs. 83.56 lakhs, and Rs. 56.68 lakhs through 21, 28, and 11 sponsored research projects from 11, 14, and 7 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
As CMRIT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 23.11 lakhs through 14 consultancy projects from 11 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 10.03 and Rs. 5.54 lakhs through 14 and 6 consultancy projects from 12 and 6 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
CMRIT Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At CMRIT, a significant number of 1038 students got admission to UG degree courses and a considerable 80.54% of them graduated, of whom 64.94% got placements at top companies, and 26 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a bulky 74.61% of students graduated, of whom 71.34% got placements and 20 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 78.24% of students graduated, of whom 76.54% got placements and 41 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At CMRIT in PG programs, all of the students graduated, of whom 90% got placements at top companies, however, none was selected for higher studies in 2021; a bulky 80% of the students graduated, of whom 58.33% got placements, nonetheless, no was selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 78.95% of the students graduated, of whom 46.67% got placements, however, none was selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
At CMRIT, a considerable number of 76 students have pursued their research studies till 2021, of whom 5 students graduated in 2021, 2 students graduated in 2020, and 1 student graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.23 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.6 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 4.8 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of CMRIT are Flipkart, Sony, EY, McKinsey, Faurecia, Capgemini, Gahita Design Studio, TCS, Cisco, Oracle, HDFC, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at this institution for their companies.
Students Diversity at CMRIT
At CMRIT, a significant number of 3741 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 66.61% are boys and a decent 33.39% are girls, a massive number of 2797 students are from within the state, 865 students are from other states, and the remaining 79 are from foreign countries.
Facilities on CMRIT Campus
CMRIT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a gym, a sports complex, an auditorium, a wi-fi campus, IT infrastructure, Transport facilities, parking facilities, Alumni associations, Guest rooms, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at CMRIT
CULTURA is the annual cultural festival celebrated for two days in March where a spectrum of colorful cultural events and a barrage of technical events are organized to make students enthralled with culture and also technology, and the main attraction of this fest is DJ Nites. This fest wards off the boredom due to long studies in the classrooms. It gives students a platform to showcase their cultural artistry and technical prowess and makes them well-versed in current trending technologies.
As CMRIT is in Bengaluru, the silicon city and one of the important metropolitan cities in India, it has a major railway station and an international airport available along with a good local transport facility. Both Bengaluru Railway Station which is at a distance of 21.1 km away and Kempegowda International Airport which is around 46.2 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution.
How to Get Admission at CMRIT
For UG Course: Candidates who passed or appeared in the 2nd PUC/+2 exam or equivalent to any other exam thereto with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Electronics/Computers with the 45% marks (40% for Karnataka reserved-category candidates) need to take and clear anyone of the CET/COMED-K/JEE/AIEEE for admission to the UG courses.
For PG Course: Candidates who passed the UG degree (or a degree from AMIE) in the respective stream with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates belonging to Karnataka) need to take PGCET/GATE and get a valid score/rank to get admission to PG courses.
Fee Structure at CMRIT
The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 18 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at CMRIT, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.5 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount in six years.
CMRIT Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: CMRIT has a decent faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 55.56%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: CMRIT has some distinguished professors and research scholars and has been able to file some patent applications for innovative research, however, it lacks in research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 4.14%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As CMRIT has a conducive atmosphere for study, a considerable number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have got placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 46.07%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: CMRIT has students from every section and every part of India and it has admitted a decent number of girl students, therefore it scored 52.22%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: CMRIT has decent faculties, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are fair, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 2.17%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.