S J M Institute Of Technology was established in the year 1980. The institute is located just adjacent to the National Highway-4, SJMIT has a clean green campus with all facilities spread over a vast area of 35 acres. S J M Institute Of Technology is affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University (V.T.U), Belgaum & is approved by All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The college provides various facilities like seperate hostels for boys & girls, Play grounds, indoor games, gymnasium, reading rooms, canteen and other student requirements/amenities also exist in the campus. The institute has a well stocked library with over 35000 books in it. There are two boy's hostels to accommodate about 600 male students and one separate girl's hostel to accommodate about 200 female students. Girl's hostel is located nearby campus at a distance of 0.25 km from the campus. It also offers transport facilities to the desired students. The institute is equipped with a placement cell in the campus that takes care of arrangement of various job opportunities for the candidates in their respective fields. The institute have 137 faculty members altogether which is a good mixture of all kinds of knowledge pool. The institute offers various bachelors courses in the field of Engineering.