GRIET was established in 1997, under the patronage of the Gokaraju Rangaraju Educational Society, created by Dr. Gokaraju Ganga Raju, the chairman of griet.
GRIET is located in a campus of eighteen acres in Bachupally village, close to the Hyderabad-Mumbai National Highway, and 4 km from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad. The college is situated on a lush green hilly plot.
It has four main blocks -
Shannon block, or Block 1, housing the School of Computing Technologies,
Faraday Block, or Block 2, housing the School of Electrical Sciences,
Ramanujan Block, or the New Block, housing Administration,
Block 4 housing the School of Mechanical Engineering,
The campus has two seminar halls, an open air theater and an auditorium.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh on 27 November 2004 established its first DKC (District Knowledge Center), also called JKC (Jawahar Knowledge Center), in the state. The college JKC has been awarded the Best JKC for 2007.And this campus has tremendous placements both in IT field and in industry field.Average salary pacakage is about 4.0Lpa.
Pragnya is the annual techno-management symposium of GRIET and is celebrated in December every year for three days. It provides paper presentations, workshops, competitions, technical quizzes, business quizzes, programming contests, design contests, and guest lectures.
After 2009 management let IEEE conduct Pragnya every year, since then Pragnya'10 and Pragnya'11 have been conducted by IEEE.
The college celebrates its annual mega cultural fest Pulse every year in march. It shows performances by people from the film industry. It is a day filled with activities, competitions, thundering dance floor, and food courts. Pulse has become a popular cultural festival in the twin cities.
Annual Day Celebrations are celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Gokaraju Rangaraju, in whose name the college came into existence. This coincides with the Republic Day of Independent India - 26 January. On this day, flag hoisting is done in the morning, followed by prize distribution to the students who performed well in their university exams and extracurricular activities. There are cultural events, song and dance sequences and plays. A dinner is arranged for all the students and guests.
Spices gives an opportunity to the students to show their culinary skills. The competition is held annually and prizes are awarded to the winners, who are selected by a panel of judges. The judges take into consideration not only the taste, but also the nutrition value of the recipe and the way the students present the dishes.
Rhythms shows singing, dancing and stage shows. As a part of Rhythms, singing, dancing, dramatization, and acting are conducted.
Spirals is a literary event that includes competitions such as essay writing, elocution, debates, and inno-ad. The college has an editorial team that publishes writings on college events, achievements, and life in and around GRIET, in Reflections, a paper magazine. It has an e-news letter called GeM,which is a monthly feature.
The annual quiz competition is conducted annually to test the general knowledge of the students. The students are selected after a written test. The competition is conducted as a part of Pragnya, where students from other colleges participate.
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