M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) is an autonomous private engineering college located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It was founded in the year 1962 by the late Dr. M. S. Ramaiah, an educationist, philanthropist, and infrastructure visionary. MSRIT is a division of the Gokula Education Foundation [GEF] which owns and manages several educational institutions across several streams. MSRIT has been recognized as the first IBM Centre of Excellence on March 19, 2009. Students enjoy studying here as they can pursue other activities also like cultural, sports & project based exhibitions.