Welcome to “RAJIV GANDHI INSTITUTE FOR STEEL TECHNOLOGY”. This institute is promoted by Govt. of Karnataka and JSW Steel, an excellent example of Public Private Partnership in higher technical education. RGIST is an autonomous body registered as a Society and is managed by Governing Council comprising visionaries who have built companies and institutions. The members of Governing Council are Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of Karnataka , Vice Chancellor VTU, Technocrats, and representatives of JSW Steel Ltd.
RGIST is affiliated to “Board of Technical Education”, Govt. of Karnataka and is approved by AICTE. Institute started in the year 2006 and is located in a picturous campus, in the vicinity of JSW Steel (largest Steel Plant in the country), JSW Energy, Jindal Praxair Oxygen Co. Ltd., BOC and many other leading industries.
Keeping in view the requirement of large number of quality safety officers required in industries, RGIST has been offering one year Post Diploma in Industrial Safety, with a intake of 60 students. This programme is recognised by Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Govt of Karnataka, which permits our students to function as “Safety Officers” in any industry, intake was increase from 30 to 60 from 2010-11. Based on the 100% placement record of our students and excellent feedback from industries. Further, from academic year 2011-12, RGIST has also started three years Diploma in Metallurgy with intake of 60 students. This would meet exponentially increasing demand of qualified manpower for Steel Plants. RGIST is training its students by providing a optimal mix of knowledge & professional skills in the real industrial environment. Besides classroom and laboratory training, extensive exposure to Industrial Environment is being provided.
The intake of our students for Post Diploma in Industrial Safety is, industry sponsored candidates as well as fresh Diploma Holders / BE in any branch of Engineering for Industrial Safety and for Diploma in Metallurgy, minimum qualification is SSLC Pass from any recognized Board by DTE, Karnataka. We invite all stakeholders to take advantage of unique educational facilities being provided by RGIST.