Campus & Location
The campus is nestled among the pristine hillocks of Nagaroor, about 30 Kms from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. The serene and natural habitat is one of the most suited locations, setting the right tone and mood for learning. The journey to RIET twists and turns through the greenery and overlooks a valley of dense trees and granite rocks of unimaginable splendour.
The main block of the institute is an architectural marvel and stands high merging with the natural topography.The buildings blend with the natural surrounding and the Institute is conceived as an eco- friendly, energy efficient green campus. The design of campus in the natural backdrop is sure to get imprinted into the minds of the visitors and students. The main block has class rooms, seminar halls, labs, library & administrative office. This block further leads to the sprawling food court, flanked by separate dining areas for boys and girls and having access to respective hostels. The well separated hostel blocks are equipped with fitness centres and facilities for recreation. The coffee shop caters to the students and visitors.
While the scenic beauty is captivating, the RIET campus also enjoys close proximity to the global Technology hub of Technopark (15 Kms) and the upcoming Technocity (10 Kms), both home to many Multi National Companies like Allianz Cornhill, UST, IBS, TCS, INFOSYS etc.
The campus is easily accessible from the state capital and Kollam, with the nearest Railway station being Varkala (10 Kms) and the nearest International Airport being Thiruvananthapuram.
The Inimitable RIET Experience
The Institute propagates the RIET culture where members learn to accept each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and thereby support and groom its members to be agile & stable, to live, learn and lead. The strong spirit of community among the students and faculty is built up not only by the interaction in the class rooms but also through the effective beyond the class room activities of various mentor groups/staff advisors, student associations & clubs, soft skill development programmes Industry interface sessions, mini projects, technofests, sports and cultural festivals, etc.
THE TRIVANDRUM EDGE
Access to Techno Park, one of the country’s finest IT parks with many global leaders like TCS, Infosys, Allianz, Ernest & Young UST Global, IBS etc, offers our students a great and comprehensive learning opportunity and to interact with Industry experts. The KINFRA Parks, Industrial Estates and the new Techno-City have many SMEs for learning as well as opportunities for jobs. Presence of Scientific Organizations like VSSC, ISRO, BRAHMOS, SCTIMST, RGCBT, TBGRI possessing a large pool of scientists & technologists give opportunities for collaborative R & D. RIET campus has access to several Small, Medium & Large scale in the Manufacturing sector, hospitality, tourism and service sectors. The city is home to beautiful palaces, temples and museums which showcase some of the best artefacts of Kerala culture like the Padmanabha Swamy temple. The Internationally famous beautiful beaches of Kovalam, Vizhinjam and sylvan hill stations make it one of the most popular tourist destinations and a cosmopolitan culture provides a perfect learning ground for global exposure.