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About GIST

The Institute – Foundation, Objective, & Aspiration:

The Strikingly Modern GIST campus specifically designed to create a unique ambience is strategically located in a very serene environment at Jaggayyapet. It was established in the year 2008 under the banner Sree Sivananda Vidyapeeth. The society is named after a great spiritualist and prominent philosopher, His Holiness Sri Swami Sivananda, who has built up the wonderful mansion of ‘Divine Life’ brick by brick, on the firm foundations of purity, integrity, nobility and magnanimity. The society is driven by the combined vision of highly educated and experienced committee. Its prime objective is to impart quality education with value addition abreast to the requirements of the global economy. It provides Knowledge atmosphere to ensure that the students are highly motivated and trained enough to set their career goals and help them scale the Pyramid of Success.

The Institute is located in an ambience breathed with the Sanctifying Presence of Lord Mallikarjuna siva atop Kongara Mallayya Hillock at the foot of which the Institute is situated.

The college has spacious well-designed, adequately furnished and ventilated classrooms. All the laboratories of engineering and sciences are well equipped with the required equipments. The college is facilitated with a high capacity generator to ensure uninterrupted power supply for the conduct of academic activities. The laboratories and workshops are fully equipped with the state-of-art of facilities; particularly the computer centre, CAD/CAM center, Automated Library; Digital Library, internet and language labs are value added assets to the college

The library has total books volumes of 25000 and 3,914 titles, 70 national journals, and 30 international journals along with 14 magazines. The students are encouraged to make full use of the library and other facilities. The Internet center opened during the year 2008-09 acts as the reservoir of knowledge for people seeking information in the present technological world.

The college has accomplished remarkable growth in the past five years. The students’ admission has been growing steadily year-by-year as in the case, in the first cradle year, i.e. 2008 the sanctioned intake was 240, which has now increased to 1000. As the intake of students multiplies, so does the infrastructure of the college, which is constantly under expansion to keep pace with the growing need and trends of technology. In this short span of time, GIST enjoys the reputation of being one of the best engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh nestled in serene atmosphere providing quality education. On the whole, the college provides a safe, secure and ingenious ambiance to the students for integrated learning practices.

GIST aims to excel as a hub of quality engineering molding highly motivated technically competes and ethically strong experiences .A business graduates who will respond to global challenges for the benefit of all seldom of society.

GIST has always given the students best of both works , Academic knowledge and life soft skills so that their success is seen beyond their chosen  performance and has the unique history of charming out the best engineers ,ever since its competitions .

The college relevantly take care to groom the strength according to the needs of the — so that they are — and — to often up new form-tiers of knowledge ,new horizon to broken the — a to create positive attitude in the strengths.


At present, there are around 1259 students pursuing their M.Tech, B.Tech., MBA and Polytechnic programs. Pre final and final year students are given rigorous training in meeting the challenges of the competitive environment. The students in general are constantly monitored with respect to their performance and discipline inside the campus. Parents are periodically briefed and kept updated about the performance of their children. Counselors are appointed to carryout this job and they counsel every week to assess students’ academic performance and in various activities. Extra curricular and co-curricular activities are conducted throughout the year to develop and mould the skills of the students to help them to improve their confidence level, personality, and technical skills etc., which are important to meet the industry expectations.


The college has well-experienced and qualified teaching staff committed to take up the task of imparting quality technical education by well designed teaching learning mechanisms. The college has also got qualified and experienced technical supporting staff members. The highly motivated faculty members tirelessly contribute for the constant development of the students. Many staff members have become aspirants of receiving post graduation and Doctorates in their fields of specialization. The student to faculty ratio is duly maintained to effectively impart teaching learning process.

Courses Offered
B. Tech:
  • Civil Engineering(60)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering(60)
  •  Electronics & Communication Engineering(120)
  • Mechanical Engineering(120)
  • Computer Science &Engineering(60)
M. Tech:
  • VLSI & Embedded Systems(24)
  • Computer  Science &  Engineering(24)
  • Structural Engineering(24)
  • Thermal Engineering(24)
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)(60)


  • Civil Engineering(60)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering(60)
  • Mechanical Engineering(120)

The college follows the regulations and syllabus prescribed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada for the above programmes.

Institution & Industry Interface:
  • MOU with Acharya Group of Institutions, Bangalore
  • Placement cell having foreign returned personnel with vast experience in Human Resource Management
Tie up program of internship with:
  • Madras Cements Ltd.
  • Anjani Cements Ltd.
  • Harinee Textiles.
  • Amoda Textiles.
  • Spads Textiles
  • Bhadradri Sponge & Iron
  • Nendrysis Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Accenture
  • Hewlett & Packard
  • JKC Star Status
  • Bharani stone crushers
  • JP Cements

The Department of Training & Placement, headed by a senior and experienced  faculty member who are seen and manages placement activities and relations with industrial groups and research organizations. The department works in close coordination with a student placement committee corresponds and coordinates with the prospective recruiters, arranges pre- placement talks and workshops and provides all the facilities required for the visiting companies.

Understanding the specific requirements of global challenges, a mandatory training on communication skills is delivered over and above the academic curriculum. The participant is given a broader perspective to develop soft skills, such as Business Etiquette, English communication, interpersonal skills and problem solving by the dedicated in-house faculty. No one else can set goals or direct you towards success. It is you, & you alone who can realize your own potential and strive towards success.


The college has established a language laboratory for the students to improve their communication skills and prepare for TOEFL, GRE and other competitive examinations.

Annual Cultural Festival:

The students at the Institute eagerly look forward to their annual cultural festival-Mélange that symbolizes a coming together of vibrant colors. The festival is marked by different events such as choreography, debates, music and dance competitions, plays, fashion-show and other exciting events. Each event is judged by eminent personalities from the fields of art, music, dance, theatre and media. The festival provides a platform to students to showcase their talents and also an opportunity to interact with their counterparts from other colleges. Over the years eminent artists and celebrities have graced Mélange as judges or chief guests.

Year round cultural activities Societies

A variety of cultural activities are undertaken in the college such as (choreography), “Swaranjali” (Indian Music), Western Music & Dance in addition to dramatics. where teams from the college and other colleges of the University participate. Eminent artists, performers and choreographers are invited to train promising and interested students in choreography, dances and dramatization.


In order to discover, develop, train and promote talent and interest among the students in literary and cultural pursuits, there are a number of societies in the Institute. Each society has an elected President and Secretary who look after the affairs of the society under the guidance from a committee of faculty members. The elected representatives get a chance to further their organization and leadership skills. Their role comes to a peak when they organize the annual cultural festival of the college `Mélange’.

The college has a very active literary and debating society, which organizes debates, just a minute contests, creative writing, quiz as well as poster making competitions. The society provides a platform to the students to nurture their communication and presentation skills and helps them build confidence and poise. The activities of the society are an integral part of the college festival when inter-college debates and other competitions are held. The society is also responsible for bringing out the annual college magazine `Surbhi’ showcasing the writing skills of the student community.


Sports participation is a vital aspect for all ages and a powerful medium of interaction with other institutions. College has play courts for several games like Badminton, Cricket, Volleyball, Shuttle, Tennicoit etc., for both men and women. The College has conducted many sports events inside the campus and many of our students have participated in Zonal and State level competitions and won several prizes in various sports events. Inter Departmental Sports Activities are also conducted and several Students have won prizes for their respective departments.


College has a NSS unit, which establishes a meaningful linkage between the campus and community. Activities such as Blood Donation, collection of donations for people affected in natural disasters, road safety rallies and some socio environmental activities are undertaken by our students.


In order to encourage students’ innate talents, the College cultural committee conducts events like Essay writing, general quiz, dumb C, Elocution, Mimicry, Volte-Face, Extempore, Mock show, Singing, Skit etc. It gives an opportunity to the students to show their skills, display their leadership qualities and to unleash their latent and hidden talents.

  • Home Away From Home
  • GIST has created an ambience just like home in the form of its modern hostel.
  • The segregated accommodation facility for boys and girls has all the arrangement
  • For a peaceful stay in an amicable atmosphere.
  • International Hostels offering single, double, triple and four bedded occupancy furnished with imported furniture (cot + book shelf cum computer table + almarah + chair) with A/C option at affordable prices.
  • Well furnished rooms
  • Clean and hygienic at all times
  • Nutritious and delicious food
  • 24x 7 mineral water
  • Academic guidance by resident faculty
  • Round the clock library, TV & Internet (Wi-Fi) facilities

The management is very keen to develop the institute as a globally accredited Institution.