R. P. Sharma Institute of Technology was established in 1980. in the name of Patna Institute of Technology by Late Prof. R. P. Sharma. It is full-fledged Engineering Degree College , approved by AICTE, New Delhi , affiliated to Magadh University , Bodh Gaya and recognized by Science & Technology Department, Govt. of Bihar. The institute was later renamed as R. P. Sharma Institute of Technology in order to commemorate the memory of its great founder Late R. P. Sharma. Many batches have passed out the B. Sc.(Engg.) course with very good academic results and most of them are placed in good jobs.Now students will be awarded by B.Tech Degree in concerned courses and 2 years full time MBA course has been started since 2008-2009 in this institute .