Bengaluru, one of the fastest growing metropolis in India has many premier scientific and technological educational institutions and progressive medium and large scales industries such as BEML, BEL, HAL, ITI, IBM, L&T, MICO and Research & Development of organizations such as CMTI, DRDO, ISRO, IISC and Raman Research Institute. To support these big industries there are many ancillaries in and around Bengaluru. In addition to these are many International Tech-parks, Software Technology parks and leading software development centers such as Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Tatas, Motorola, Texas Instruments and Hewlett Packard among others, which constantly require technically qualified personnel. Due to technological advancement and automation in industry, it is imperative to have more technical support personnel, with hands-on practical training and relevant theoretical knowledge in maintenance of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical equipment, Construction and maintenance of buildings, apartments, highways and fly-overs, in the Civil Sector, PC servicing and maintenance in the hardware sector, construction of micro-processed based teaching models, aids and computer-aided machines. To augment these activities, these industries are now turning towards Diploma Holders who form the grass root-level of industrial growth. Diploma education is more focussed on industry and industry-institute interactive programs to develop skill, knowledge and learning ability of a student, understanding the various functional activities across a wide spectrum and cross-section of an industry. These programs help the Diploma students to excel in today’s competitive business world. Institutions having a good relationship with industry ensure that students get an opportunity to execute industry relevant organizational projects. With the introduction of semester system from the year 2003, teaching has changed and the burden on a student is reduced, making room for more creativity in learning and fostering potentialities of the individual pupil and his interested needs and aptitudes. Dayananda Sagar Institute of Technology (DSIT) a leading polytechnic institution was established in the year 1980, under the aegis of Mahatma Gandhi VidyaPeetha (MGVP) vide Government Order No ED 88 TPE 80, Bangalore, dated 25th July 1980 with Civil, Mechanical & Electrical courses. Later, additional courses like Electronics, Computer Science and Information Science were started in due course.
Dayananda Sagar Institute Of Polytechnic, Bangalore is currently being offered in the following departments.
Diploma in Basic Science
Diploma in Civil Engineering
Diploma in Computer Science Engineering
Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering
Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Diploma in Information Science
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
The Campus The Campus, spread over a sprawling 29 acres of land, is picturesque and peaceful. One can find rare species of plants, a significantly positive character for a busy academic centre located in the heart of the city, encouraging students to imbibe the many facets of a truly fulfilling and learning experience in a very quiet atmosphere.
Library A well-equipped library containing latest textbooks and journals, both Indian and international, is situated in the campus. The central library of the campus has additional facilities such as photocopying machines and computers with Internet facilities. The Library annexe is one of the best in the state presenting a relaxed ambience for students to spend long hours reading / taking notes and making references from the large collections.
A Technology – Led Learning Centre With 2500 computer systems, the student information system (SIS) and several digital classrooms, DSI is one of the first educational centers to go Wi-Fi in the country. A student can sit on the lush greens, on the footsteps leading to a temple or under a tree and get connected to the world – pointers to use of technology in the campus.
A Digital Library One of the finest developments in the Campus is the digital library. Students, faculty and researchers can access new developments and reference material with the click of a button.
Hostels, Food Courts and Messes Separate hostels are provided for boys and girls situated within the campus. These consist of neat rooms and dormitories, good toilet facilities and all the comfort that students seek to live in a hygienic atmosphere. The facilities also include well – ventilated reading rooms and television. The new international hostel is unique for the extremely high levels of comfort it offers to students from all over the world. The Gym, Squash Court and associated features in this modern complex – offer world-class facilities.
Food Court in The Residences A 200 seater restaurant offers choice food of different regions outside the country as also from all parts of India.
Lotus A multi-cuisine food outlet, very modern with excellent design features, caters exclusively to the requirements of the women students.
The Amphitheatre and the New Convention Centre The diverse student background and a large number of colleges and departments bring in a continuous demand for state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. Many of the intellectual meets in the campus are of national and international levels. The support facilities had to be the best. As a response to these needs was the Dr. C.D. Sagar Auditorium – the first in a series of modern conferencing facilities. New additions include the 750 seaters Dr. D. Permachandra Sagar Auditorium & Centre for Performing Arts.
Sports A healthy mind in a healthy body makes for the overall development of students. Students are encouraged to take up sports during their free time. A soccer field, a tennis court and basketball & volleyball courts, squash courts and gym facility exist in the campus, apart from a host of other facilities for indoor and outdoor games. Qualified and trained physical education teachers are available for students who need a helping hand.
Hospital and the Insurance Cover For emergencies and major requirements, the 415 bed Sagar Hospital part of the DSI Campus offers all the needed support. A full-fledged dental hospital inside the campus caters to immediate needs of students and staff. Further, all students are covered for any unforeseen events that may lead to loss of financial support from home to cover academic costs or cause the student to need hospitalization. Such eventualities are administered to and timely assistance is given (up to specified limits) through an arrangement with an insurance company.
Transport College buses are available to students commuting between colleges and campuses. The college provides transportation for students to visit camps organized outside the campus
Conveno Located inside the campus in an easily accessible spot, is the Conveno, an aesthetically designed shop offering books, stationery, uniforms and memorabilia.
Banking Vijaya Bank has set up a branch within the campus, offering ready access to banking facilities.
Crèche There is a crèche within the campus to look after babies and toddlers belonging to the faculty.
Placement cell is linked with a wide range of high placed companies. Placement opportunity for students of the final year, possessing good overall behavior, pleasing personality and excellent academic record right from class X till the last exam passed without any ordinance is made available.
Dayananda Sagar Institute of Technology(Polytechnic) Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy, Bangalore- 560078, Karnataka, India. Contact no. : 080 – 26662226 Fax : 080 – 26660789 Website: http://dayanandasagar.edu/dsit/