Institute of Technology & Science (MITS), Gwalior was established in 1957
by His Highness Sir Jiwaji Rao Scindia, Maharaja, of the erstwhile state
of Gwalior under open door policy of Govt. of India. The foundation stone of
the institute was laid by the then President Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on
20th October, 1956 and the building was inaugurated by President Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on 11th December, 1964. On
the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the institute, the president of
India, Dr. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil graced the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of
the institute as Chief Guest on 30th June, 2008. A postal stamp on MITS was
also released on this occasion.
institute is completing 60 years in 2017 and is celebrating Diamond Jubilee. To commemorate this
momentous occasion, a large number of academic events and sports/ literary and
other activities will continue for one year.
institute is affiliated to RGPV, Bhopal but has academic autonomy since 2002 to
run courses of its choice. Recently the institute has been granted autonomy by
UGC, New Delhi for a period of 6 years w.e.f July 2017. The institute is also
accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for 5
years from September 2017. Many of the programmes are accredited by the
National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established in December 2016 to
evolve mechanism and procedures for measuring, monitoring and evaluating
quality for various academic and administrative activities of the institution,
for the internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best
institute successfully completed the Technical
Education Quality Improvement programme (TEQIP-Phase II) of MHRD and
received ‘A’ grade in six of the seven performance criterions. Further, the
institute is now on board TEQIP-III and is all set to begin working on the twinning agreement signed
with the Delhi Technological University
institute started its own MOODLE Server (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic
Learning Environment) on 15th august
2017 for open source course management system to facilitate E-learning, Evaluation, Test / Quiz
Conduction, Uploading Assignments etc
Courses & Centres
institute has a lush green environment conscious campus of around 44.6 acres
which also includes ‘Madhav-Van’ a
small teak wood forest where a large variety of birds can be sighted. The
Institute offers 11 Bachelors, 18 Masters and Doctoral Degrees Programmes in
Engineering and Technology. The Institute is a recognized Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) Centre for PG and Ph.D
programs. The prime objective of the institute is to provide quality technical
education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.There is Study Centre of
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Nodal centre of RGPV,
Centre of NPTEL
Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)
Local Chapter has been established
on 30th Oct 2017 to provide e-learning through on-line Web and Video
courses in Engineering, Sciences, Technology among students.
Institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure encompassing spacious class rooms
equipped with power point projectors, well equipped laboratories, three boys
hostels, two girls hostels, Play ground, Gymnasium, Dispensary, Bank, ATM,
Stationary & Photocopy shop, Canteen, Amul Parlour, Coffee Shop etc.
Library currently houses over 1,00,000 books,
e-journals from Science Direct, ASME and ASCE under E-Shodh Sindhu &
INFLIBNET consortium. The Institute has a high speed LAN with backbone of optical
fiber and manageable switches. The institute is equipped with 100 MBPS leased line from NKN, which is
providing high speed 24x7 internet facility in each nook and corner of the
institute has DST established Entrepreneurship Development Cell, since 1988.
The cell is active throughout the year and conducts various job
oriented/innovative certificate courses, Faculty Development Programmes,
Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Conferences and other activities.
Society Chapters & Club Activities
harness the immense potential and vivacious energy of the students for their
all round personality development and confidence building, the institute
provided a very active NSS and NCC wing, 07 Chapters of National/International
Professional Societies (ISTE, IEEE, IET, ACM,CSI,IETE and SAE-INDIA) & 60 different institute level student
clubs in wide areas ranging from technology, art, music, dance, meditation,
yoga, health, sports, environment, social awareness etc.
institute has cricket, basketball, football and tennis grounds, and badminton
court along with facilities for indoor games. The institute has been
successively receiving awards and top ranks in many sporting events such as
Table-Tennis, Badminton, and Basket-ball at the nodal and state level. Prizes
are also won in Kho-Kho, chess and football.