Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology (RSET) is one of the leading educational institutions offering engineering education and research. It is located in the port city of Kochi, Kerala and was established in 2001. It offers B.Tech programs in 8 specializations, M.Tech programs in 5 specializations and PhD programs in 6 specializations.

The admissions to this college shall be merit based. For B.Tech, 10+2 merit and KEAM rank shall be considered. For M.Tech, candidates must have a valid GATE score while for PhD, there shall be a common written test and/ or personal interview.

RSET witnessed a wonderful placement season in 2019 with 504 students getting placed. The total number of offers received was 745.

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Highlights

Established| Institute Type 2001 | Private
Affiliated to A.P. J. Abdul Kalam Technological University, Trivandrum, Kerala
Entrance Exam B.Tech- KEAM
M.Tech- GATE
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit based & Entrance based
Top Recruiters Wipro, Amazon, Sutherland, Infosys Technologies, Cognizant
Facilities Available Auditorium, Sports & Fitness, Hostels, Medical Center, Canteen
Official Website https://www.rajagiritech.ac.in/Home/index.asp#

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Ranking

Given below are some statistics related to RSET ranking:

Body/ Magazine Rank Year
Top Engineering Colleges survey by Education World 1st in state 2020
37th in India
Top Engineering Colleges survey by GHRDC 1st in state 2019
Top Engineering Colleges of Eminence by GHRDC 5th 2019
WEEK national survey 28th 2019
Dataquest Top Private Engineering Colleges national Survey 28th 2019
OUTLOOK Engineering colleges survey 61st 2019
OUTLOOK Engineering colleges survey 69th 2018
WEEK national survey 37th 2018

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Courses

The institute offers courses in several specializations under B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD. This section shall deal with the detailed information about these courses:

Courses Details
B.Tech Subjects: Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with minimum 50% marks in PCM and 50% in mathematics separately
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M.Tech Subjects: Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems, Industrial Drives & Control, Network Engineering, VLSI & Embedded Systems
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility:B.tech. with 60% marks in relevant stream 
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PhD Subjects: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering
Eligibility: Candidates must have Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology, Architecture or a Master’s degree by research in Engineering/Technology with a minimum CGPA of 6.5
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Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Admission

For government seats, candidates need to have applied online through KEAM CEE and DTE, Kerala. Ph.D. aspirants must check the APJAKTU website for getting admission related details. Candidates must also apply to the college via online mode.

How to Apply?

Candidates applying under college seats must follow the given steps for making an application:

  • Application forms can be submitted only online on the official website of college.
  • Application fee is to be paid online via payment gateway using Debit card/Credit card/Internet Banking.
  • Upload a recent passport size coloured photograph during online submission.
  • Details regarding the filling or submission of application form can be obtained after logging in the admission portal.
  • Admission will be allotted only after submitting all the original certificates and the fees via DD. No cash payment shall be accepted.
  • Application Fees: INR 500
  • Correspondence Address:

Rajagiri Valley, Kakkanad,Kochi 682 039 Kerala INDIATel: +91 484 2660999

Documents to be submitted at the time of admission:

  1. Class 10th mark sheet and certificate photo copy
  2. Class 12th mark sheet and certificate photo copy
  3. Certificate and mark list of B.Tech degree
  4. Examination score card
  5. Printout of the filled application form
  6. Transfer Certificate
  7. Conduct certificate
  8.  Aadhar card copy
  9. 2 passport size photographs

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Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Placements

RSET witnessed an amazing placement record in the year 2019. A total of 745 offers were made to students of RSET. 504 students were placed. The average number of job offers per student was 2.

The following table shows the placement data over the past few years:

RSET Placement
Year No. of offers No. of students placed Average placement %
2019 745 504 86.73
2018 475 367 84
2017 652 422 90
2016 743 402 97
2015 688 370 97.76

The following are some of the companies that had visited the campus for recruitments in 2019:

B.Tech- 6D Technologies, ABB, Agreefy, Amazon, Attivo, Bosch, Byju’s, Cameron, Cognizant, Commvault, Cyient, Dexlock, Eteam, Federal Bank, Gadgeon, IBM, IBS, Infosys, Inszoom, Mindtree and many more.

  • Cognizant was the lead recruiter and recruited 190 students. 
  • 159 students were placed in Infosys. Sutherland recruited 100 students. 
  • Wipro selected 35 students while Amazon recruited 21 students.

M.Tech- Infosys, Qwave, Digicore, GE, CTS, VVDN, Robert Bosch, NesT, Quest Global, Temenos, Informatica, Suntec, Visual IQ and many more.

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Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Scholarships

The following tabulation provides the major details of scholarships provided by RSET:

Name of Scholarship Eligibility Scheme
Merit Scholarship (M.Tech) B.Tech CGPA >=7.5 70% scholarship in tuition fees
Merit Scholarship for GATE GATE Score Government fees
Fr. Jose Alex’s Scholarship for RSET Alumni RSET Alumni 70% scholarship in tuition fees
Merit Scholarship (B.Tech) KEAM Score>=576. To continue this scholarship for any year, the candidate should have scored SGPA -7.5 in both semesters of previous year 22,000- Fees to be paid
Merit Scholarship (B.Tech) 480<=KEAM Score<576. To continue this scholarship for any year, the candidate should have scored SGPA -7.5 in both semesters of previous year Fees to be paid- 28,000/-
Scholarship for Economically backward students Scholarship for Economically backward students with less than INR 3 lakhs family income. Full tuition fee (one student in each stream)

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Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Facilities

Following are the facilities offered by the college to cater to the needs of the students:

  1. Auditorium - RSET offers a newly built multipurpose auditorium with a seating capacity of 2500 people. It is largely suitable for events like International Conferences, musical concerts, stage performances etc.
  2. Chavara Hall - The Chavara Hall at RSET is perfectly equipped with sound system and overhead projector. It has a seating capacity of 1500 people. Several events like Initiation Ceremony of first year, Course completion Ceremony etc are conducted at this hall.
  3. Sports and fitness - RSET provides basketball courts, cricket ground, volleyball court, badminton court, throwball court, tennis court for all the sports enthusiasts. Systematic training and coaching is also provided.
  4. Honesty shop - It is an unmanned stationary shop. The students and staff can purchase any stationary item by depositing the marked price in a box kept on the counter.
  5. Conference Hall - RSET uses the conference hall for Faculty Development programs, seminars and other such events. Equipped with a high quality sound system and overhead projector, this hall has a seating capacity of 250 people.
  6. Gallery Hall - With a seating capacity of 300 people, the gallery hall is an amphitheatre style hall with all advanced technological facilities like sound system and overhead projector. Staff meetings, seminars etc are conducted in this air conditioned hall.
  7. Video Conferencing Hall - This is the Multimedia hall of RSET. The entire audio- video operation is controlled by a Crestron based control system. Used for seminars, video conference based classes, movie presentations etc, this hall has a seating capacity of 160+.
  8. Medical Centre -The Medical Assistance Centre is equipped with emergency medical equipments, medicines and a wheel chair. It provides separate rooms for boys (3 beds) and girls (4 beds) with attached wash rooms and necessary amenities.
  9. Board Room - Built with a seating capacity of 18 people, this room is used to hold board meetings and discussions with dignitaries.
  10. Canteen- The multi- cuisine canteen at RSET offers numerous types of dishes at an affordable rate from 8 in the morning to 4:30 pm. There is a dining hall as well which is located next to the service area.
  11. Hostels - Separate hostels are provided for boys and girls. Bus facility is also provided to and from the college for the girls at the hostel.
  12. Transport - Efficient transport facilities are provided by RSET. Around 20 buses for staff and students have been arranged which run around multiple routes.

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Faculty

With highly qualified staff at RSET, the institute has been working unconditionally to impart strong educational foundations and values in the heart, thoughts and actions of the future engineers. They are not only experts in their field of interest but also work constantly towards redefining their education skills.

  • Professor- 3
  • Associate Professor- 2
  • Assistant Professor- 27
  • Lab Assistant- 2

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Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology FAQs

Ques. What is the number of seats for the M.Tech Program?

Ans. The following table provides the seat distribution for all the subjects of M.Tech program:
Communication Engineering 18
Computer Science and Information Systems 24
Industrial Drives & Control 18
Network Engineering 18
VLSI & Embedded Systems 24

Ques. What is the number of seats for the B.Tech Program?

Ans. The following table provides the seat distribution for all the subjects of B.Tech program:
Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 60
Artificial Intelligence & Data Science 60
Civil Engineering 60
Computer Science & Engineering 180
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 60
Electronics & Communication Engineering 180
Information Technology 60
Mechanical Engineering 120

Ques. What is the percentage division of seats for B.Tech program?

Ans. The distribution is as follows:
  • Government Merit seats- 50%
  • College Merit seats- 35%
  • NRI Seats- 15%
  • Supernumerary seats for Foreign Nationals / Person of Indian Origin/ Children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries- 15%

Ques. What documents are required at the time of NRI Admission?

Ans. The following documents are required:
  1. Class 10th Pass certificate
  2. Class 12th mark list and pass certificate
  3. KEAM 2020 Admit Card and score sheet (if attempted)
  4. Transfer certificate (from previous institution)
  5. Conduct Certificate (from previous institution)
  6. Physical Fitness certificate
  7. Passport copy of sponsor and applicant (front and back pages)
  8. Visa copy stamped in the passport of sponsor
  9. Declaration from the sponsor (Format here)
  10. Certificate from Employer of sponsor (Format here)

Ques. Are hostels located within the campus?

Ans. Hostel for Boys which is Sanjoe is located inside the campus. The hostels for girls which are Assumption hostel and Daya Bhavan are located inside and outside the campus respectively. Transport facilities shall be provided from Daya Bhavan to the campus. Those whose residence lies within 25 km from college shall not be allotted any hostel.