The Government Sri Krishnarajendra Silver Jubilee Technological Institute, Bangalore affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka, was founded in the year 1938, by the two erstwhile Dewans Sir Mirza Ismail & Sir M.Visvesvaraya to commemorate the 25 years of Benevolent Reign of Late His Highness Nalawadi Krishnarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur, Maharaja of Mysore.
The Institute was the first of its kind and the only Institute to provide qualified Technical personnel to take up positions in the organized textile Industry, catering to all facets. The Institute, since inception has grown by leaps and bounds ,having contributed significantly towards the growth of the Textile Industry, both Nationally as well as Internationally and is an asset to the Dept. Of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka.
It gives us immense pleasure to inform you that the Institute is Celebrating its Platinum Jubilee this year.
In 1970, M Tech in Textile Technology course started.
In 1991, Silk Technology was introduced to Central Silk Board to impart specialized Silk Technology to the curriculum.
In the year 1996, B. Tech Textile evening Course was started to help working professionals acquire a Higher Degree qualification.
The Institute provided great support to the vishveshwarya Technological University during its formation and later got permanent affiliation to it.
In 2007 the Institute was recognized as a Ph.D research centre under VTU. In the same year BE courses for Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics &Communications, Civil Engineering have been added and classes are being held in the Institute’s campus.
Now that the Institute has completed 75 years since Inception, this Platinum jubilee Year calls for a Grand Celebration.
♦♦♦ STRUCTURE ♦♦♦
The main building consists of ground floor, first floor and second floor over which stands an imposing clock tower. Administrative office, Textile testing and Physics laboratory and Seminar hall is located in first floor. The class rooms are located in second floor. Computer laboratory, Electronics and Communication laboratory and Chemistry laboratory are located in ground floor.
♦♦♦ LABORATORIES ♦♦♦
The Laboratories are – Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Testing, Dyeing, Printing, Garment Manufacture, Silk Technology, Mechanical Workshop, Computer laboratory, Electronics & Communication Engineering laboratory and an I.T Centre with computers established by Nodal Centre for Up gradation of Textile Education, Government of India.
♦♦♦ LIBRARY ♦♦♦
Government S.K.S.J.T.Institute has an excellent library pertaining to Textile Technology and other Engineering disciplines. It has got a collection of more than 12000 books. National and International Journals have been subscribed for the benefit of Students.
♦♦♦ Hostel ♦♦♦
A hostel is attached to the Institute having 33 rooms with Mess facilities for boys. Girl students are accommodated in adjacent Govt. Women’s Polytechnic hostel within the campus.
♦♦♦ ACADEMIC SESSIONS ♦♦ ♦
Commencement of ODD Semester: From August of every year (Session may vary according to VTU) Examination system, Year/Sem Semester Period of declaration of results Usually one month Counseling/ Mentoring Counseling is done through Faculty Career Counseling Career Counseling is done through Alumni, Industry Experts, Faculty