Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT) is a technological institution located on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The institute is located near Gandipet Lake, 15 kilometers from Hyderabad. The institute was established was started in 1997 by the Chaitanya Bharathi Educational Society (CBES), Hyderabad.
The institute offers only one degree, the four-year Bachelor of Technology, in six disciplines. These are Material Science and Materials Technology (MMT), Mechatronics, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Students are required to complete 212 credits and attend the institute for a duration of at least four years for the award of the degree. The institute is affiliated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) and follows its strict attendance regulations.
University exams are held every semester in the campus itself. A student must get a minimum of 40 percent marks to be considered ‘passed’ in a course. The institute places emphasis on practical and professional experience, so as to enable students to secure jobs immediately after completion of their studies. Students are admitted to the institute primarily based on their ranks in the EAMCET, held by the JNTU every year. The institute also admits students under the NRI Quota, based on the payment of a hefty amount of money.
Besides academics, students participate in many cultural activities. Nirvana, the annual day festival of MGIT, is famous all around India. Titan is the annual technical event. It features Technical Paper Presentation Contest, Software Presentation, Web Designing Contest, LAN Gaming, Quiz etc.