Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur popularly known as SIT established in the year 1963, is one among 125 institutions run by SreeSiddaganga Education Society, founded and nurtured by His Holiness Dr.SreeSreeSivakumaraSwamiji, a centenarian. SreeSreeSwamiji is shouldering the onerous responsibility of providing free food, shelter and education to over 9000 children drawn from the poor sections of the society without discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or community at SreeSiddagangaGurukula. In addition to this, Swamiji receives thousands of pilgrims and devotees every day.
School of Architecture
The School of Architecture came into existence as the 12th under-graduate course in the sprawling S.I.T. Campus during the year 1992. The department is housed in its own building with excellent infrastructure facilities, in a beautiful architectural setting.
To develop young minds in a learning environment of high academic ambience by synergising spiritual values and technological competence.
To develop the young minds, to become self-confident in generating thoughts to evolve appropriate designs, synthesizing spaces and shelters, where life and culture grows with better understanding of the past, showing concern for the present and having vision for the future for the creation of Eco-friendly environment and to imbibe in them, the professional ethics with societal commitment, to face the challenges of present day world.
Even though the Siddaganga Institute of Technology was established in 1963, the Department of Architecture was added to the vast curricula of S.I.T. in 1992. The Department is housed in a separate building of its own with excellent infrastructural facilities and in the beautiful setting of the campus.