Bangalore, the capital city of the State of Karnataka, is one of the fastest growing metropolis in India in terms of establishment of premier scientific and technological educational institutions and progressive medium and large scale industries such as BEML, BEL, HAL, ITI, IBM, L&T, MICO and Research & Development of organisations such as CMTI, DRDO, ISRO, IISC and Raman Research Institute. In order to support these big industries there are many ancillaries in and around Bangalore. In addition to these, in the field of Information Technology and computer software, many International Tech-parks, Software Technology parks and leading software development centres such as Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Tatas, Motorola, Texas Instruments and Hewlett Packard among others, need large numbers of 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, Electronics
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. In order to augment these activities,
industry is now turning towards diploma holders for big recruitment. Personnel
are the key vertebra of industrial growth at the grass root-level. Diploma
education is more focused 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 students get an opportunity to execute industry relevant organisational projects. With the introduction of semester system from the year 2003, teaching contents have been 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 Vidya Peetha (MGVP) vide Government Order No ED 88 TPE 80, Bangalore, dated 25th July 1980 with Civil, Mechanical & Electrical courses. Additional courses namely Electronics & Computer Science and Information Science were started in due course.