M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru – 2021

M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) was started in 1962 in Bangalore, Karnataka by Late Dr. M S Ramaiah, Founder Chairman who was a renowned visionary, philanthropist, and pioneer in creating several landmark infrastructure projects in India. Noticing the shortage of talented engineering professionals required to build a modern India, Dr. M S Ramaiah envisioned MSRIT as an institute of excellence to impart quality and affordable education. In view of the Industrialization of the Indian economy, MSRIT started immediately the Industrial and Production Engineering branch in 1979. The Institute of Engineers (India) recognized the industrial and production engineering courses offered by this institution in 1989. Besides this, Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology and the UGC granted it academic autonomous status for UG and PG programs. As part of the Gokula Education Foundation, MSRIT has grown over the years with significant contributions from various professionals in different capacities.

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 fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where MSRIT gave its reports.

Courses Offered at MSRIT Bengaluru

MSRIT offers 16 courses in undergraduate programs and merely 12 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at MSRIT Bengaluru

Students Intake
MSRIT admitted 1080 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs, and it admitted 264 students in 2021 and 2020 each at PG programs, respectively.
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MSRIT has 370 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 63.51% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

MSRIT Bengaluru Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
MSRIT spent Rs. 8.4 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 5.39% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, whopping 65.35% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a decent 19.58% spent on engineering workshop, and merely 9.68% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 8.2 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 6.1 crores. The spending as capital expenditure has increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
MSRIT spent over Rs. 84 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a massive 75.25% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, a modest 23.93% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.82% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 80.4 crores in 2020 and Rs. 67.1 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure has also increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

MSRIT Bengaluru Research Details

Since MSRIT has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it was able to file 17 patents in 2021 and got 2 and filed 10 patents in 2020 and got 2, however, it did not get any patents, though it filed 5 patents in 2019.
Sponsored Projects
MSRIT has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2 crores through the 26 sponsored research projects from 13 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 2.9 and Rs. 2.3 crores through 24 and 13 sponsored research projects from 11 and 7 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
MSRIT received Rs. 1.3 crores through 11 consultancy projects from the same number of 11 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.1 crores and Rs. 27.8 lakhs through 12 and 10 consultancy projects from 12 and 9 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

MSRIT Bengaluru Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At MSRIT, 1273 students have been admitted to UG degree courses and 88.06% of them graduated, of whom 76.65% got placements at top companies and 153 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 89.31% of students graduated, of whom 89.34% got placements and 189 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 90.09% of students graduated, of whom 92% got placements and 194 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 84.98% of students graduated, of whom 70.86% got placements at top companies and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.5% of students graduated, of whom 82.02% got placements, and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 88.64% of students graduated, of whom 72.58% got placements and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, MSRIT admitted 298 students to research studies, of whom 36 graduated in 2021, 46 and 27 graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.2 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 4.7 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6 in 2020, and Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2019.
Top recruiters of MSRIT are Adobe, Amazon, Capgemini, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever Lever, ICICI, Infotech, Mu Sigma, Oracle, Philips, Saint Bosch, etc.

Students Diversity at MSRIT Bengaluru

As MSRIT has a considerable campus area and a good faculty strength, a considerable number of 4781 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 71.11% are boys and a good percentile of 28.89% are girls, 3251 students are from within the state, and a modest number of 1303 students from outside of the state, and remaining 227 students from foreign countries.

Facilities on MSRIT Bengaluru Campus

MSRIT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, labs, libraries, auditorium, cafeteria, drinking water facility, solar power facility, parking facility, board room, common room, group medical insurance, lift/ramp, etc.

Annual Festivals at MSRIT Bengaluru

1. The Ice Breaker – Cultural Orientation of Freshers

In this program, freshers of this institution are being made known to every genre of cultural program and prepared a database for further audition and preparation for freshers.

2. Dr. M. S. Ramaiah Memorial Parliamentary Debate

It is one of the biggest annual parliamentary debate tournaments in India conducted by the literary and debating club and it has been known to have many participants in South India where many prestigious institutions like IIT Bombay, NIT Surathkal, RVCE, VIT, etc., are participating.

3. Shoutout – The Intra-College Theatre Fest

Shoutout is the festival for solely MSRIT where theater, acting, playwriting, editing, movie making, background music scoring have been performed. Entries are open for events in one-act plays, movies, skits & Short Ads. Professionals are invited to judge and select the winners where winners have been awarded prize money.

4. Kannada Rajyotsava

This is the most celebrated function at the MSRIT campus being celebrated in November where many cultural programs are being conducted and prizes have been distributed for winners. Many pieces of literature, film fraternity, and other notable persons are being invited to celebrate this festival.

5. Udbhav – The Inter-College Festival

This is the inter-college festival being celebrated for 3 days where 15000 are being participated. It hosts 27 intra-college and 30 inter-college events in literature, music, dance, theatrical, etc., and these are being organized for the students to showcase their talents.

Furthermore, events like Freshers’ Quizzes, Freshers’ Western Acoustic, Nature Walk and Visits, Movie Screening, Photography Workshops, and Photo Walks are being conducted by many clubs in this institution.

Abhyuday is the annual technical festival of MSRIT celebrated for 4 days where events on current trending technologies are being organized and many students from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Andhra Pradesh are participating in this festival.


MSRIT is in the capital and metropolitan city, Bangalore, which has a good transport system. Bangalore City Railway Station is around 7.8 km away and Kempegowda International Airport is about 30.4 km away from this institution are available for students to commute to this institution, so students can reach it from anywhere from India or the world.

How to Get Admission at MSRIT Bengaluru

Admission to UG courses at MSRIT: A candidate who has passed 10 + 2 patterns of examination (equivalent to the two years Pre University in Karnataka) with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/ Electronics as optional subjects in the qualifying examination is eligible to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering at MSRIT. Minimum 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/Category 1/OBC) are required for admission. In case, candidates got less marks in Chemistry in the qualifying exam than required marks, then marks obtained in Biotechnology, Biology, Computer science, or Electronics can be considered. Candidates are requested to take and clear the entrance test conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) or the Consortium of Medical, Dental, Engineering, and Dental Colleges of Karnataka.

Admission to PG courses: Candidates who passed a bachelor’s degree or are appearing for the final exam in respective disciplines can take and should clear the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)/PGCET of Karnataka for admission to PG courses into this institution.

Fee Structure at MSRIT Bengaluru

Students need to pay Rs. 3.46 lakhs as fees for UG courses at MSRIT, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4.5 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

MSRIT Bengaluru Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: MSRIT has a good faculty and better infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 66.25%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: MSRIT has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, but it scored 16.84%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As MSRIT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 60.05%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: MSRIT has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, moreover, it admitted a decent number of girls students, so it scored 53.7%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: MSRIT has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is a private institution, therefore it has not gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs yet, so it scored merely 14.31% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

MSRIT Bengaluru got 43.74% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 65.

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