The Government Sri Krishnarajendra Silver Jubilee Technological Institute, Bangalore, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka State, was founded in the year 1938. Sir Mirza Ismail and Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the two statesmen, were responsible for the construction of this edifice as a mark of celebration of 25 years of benevolent to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of an eventful reign of Late His Highness Nalwadi Krishnarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur, Maharaja of Mysore.

This institution being the first of its kind in South India with a view to provide well trained personnel for higher rungs of the organized textile industry covering various facets of the industry, is growing in its heights year after year and today it can claim to be the tallest institution and is under the control of the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka.
  • The B.Sc. (Textiles) course was commenced in the year 1946 and in 1973 the same was changed to B.Tech. (Textiles).
  • M.Tech. (Textiles) Course was commenced in the year 1970.
  • B.Tech. (Silk Technology) Course was commenced in the year 1991.
  • B.Tech. (Textiles) - Evening College was commenced during 1996-97 for the benefit of Diploma holders in Textile Technology.
  • The Institute is recognized as Ph.D., Centre for Textile Technology from the academic year 2007-08 by the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
The Golden Jubilee and Diamond Jubilee of this great institute was celebrated by the Alumni Association on a very grand scale and many of the past students from different parts of the country and from abroad had participated on this joyous occasion.
From the year 2007-08 onwards the following B.E. Courses have been started:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
Admissions for B.Tech. & B.E., courses is through Common Entrance Test conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore.

Admissions for M.Tech.(Textile Tech.) and Ph.D.(Textile Tech.) is through GATE/Entrance Test conducted by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.


This institute has been selected under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II) of Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The college is covered under sub-component 1.1 of TEQIP-II Phase and the Institute has received a grant of `. 2 crore towards first installment.

Project Objectives

The Project will focus on the following objectives;
  • Strengthening institutions to provide high quality Engineers for better employability,
  • Scaling-up Postgraduate education and demand-driven Research & Development and innovation,
  • Establishing Centres of Excellence for focused applicable research,
  • Training of faculty for effective teaching, and Enhancing Institutional and System Management effectiveness.
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