President’s Message President’s Message President Mr. R S Rajkumar Education is the manifestation of the Perfection already in man. We want Education by which Character is formed, Strength of the mind is increased, Intellect is expanded and by which one can stand on one’s own feet and the nation is advanced. A nation is advanced in proportion to education and intelligence spread among the masses – are the sayings of Swami Vivekananda. NIE IT founded in the year 2008 as an affiliate college under the State technical University (VTU), is one of the institution of the NIE group started by visionary leaders, Statesmen and Engineers with a focus of producing excellent engineers, entrepreneurs and people who have excelled in the chosen walks of life, by imparting holistic education. NIE IT has an integrated campus in 25 acres of land in the industrial area of Mysuru. NIE IT has moved with times embracing the technological advancements and has transformed by mirroring itself to the current needs. After successfully transgressing the agricultural, industrial and knowledge revolutions, we are at the human and technology intersection. Technologies not only are transforming and enabling the lives and the way we transact, but are also changing rapidly. We are in the era of digital transformation. This transformation has touched the lives of everyone and has changed the way business is done. It could be the Industrial revolution 4.0, connected world, connected mobility, Smart factory, Smart homes, Smart Cities, E commerce, E governance, Learning management Systems and like so many other areas. Internet of things, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Data analytics and other futuristic technologies are transforming and creating new platforms. India has its own set of Challenges and needs the technology adaptation to address it. It could be in the areas of Governance, Rural Economy, Agriculture, Health, Clean energy, Waste management, etc. In tune with these changes and challenges, NIE IT has been transforming itself to adopt and provide the best possible learning experience to prepare young minds to solve the complex problems of the world. Opportunities are created in the institution to learn, experiment and innovate through connect programs in collaboration with Institutes of eminence, R&D labs and leading Industries and corporations. The most important asset of any institution of higher learning is its faculty of teachers and researchers. NIE IT has been on a journey of strengthening the institution by enabling faculty who are passionate teachers and researchers. NIE IT is continuously evolving in its journey towards excellence by investing in infrastructure, research & lab and Student facilities, Academic programs and building exchange and collaborative programs with other institutes, Industries and corporations. NIE IT attracts reputed industries in Core sector, IT Sector for a gainful employment of the Students. On behalf of the Management and all stake holders, I welcome you to this great institution. I am confident that you will walk out of the portals with knowledge and wisdom and will be fully equipped to change the world for better, as a global citizen. If you have the inclination, we have the knowledge. My best wishes will always be with you.