M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) is an autonomous private engineering college located in Bengaluru, Karnataka and is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University head quartered at Belgaum, Karnataka, India. The college was established in 1962 and recently celebrated Golden Jubilee. From Aug 2007, MSRIT has been academically autonomous for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programs. While VTU will still award the degrees, the college has academic freedom in framing its own schemes of study, curricula and student evaluation. The College was sanctioned 120 Million rupees under TEQIP program from the World Bank in 2012. MSRIT offers various programs which include Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Technology, Master of Business Administration and also offers Programs leading to award of PhD in various disciplines.In 2013, MSRIT was ranked 16th best engineering College in India by Indian Today and Neilson. The same survey also rated the college as the best in Karnataka.