KJSIT abides by the vision of its founder Padmabhushan Pujya (late) Shri. Karamshi J Somaiya, who set up the K J Somaiya Trust in 1951.
He envisaged that the Somaiya group of Institutions must be recognized as the ‘Nalanda’ of learning where students and teachers work in an integral ambience for the betterment and upliftment of our society.
Later, Shri. Karmshibhai laid the foundation for Somaiya Vidyavihar in 1959 which has grown into large educational complex with 34 institutions catering to diverse fields of education in Science and Humanities, Engineering, Education, Medicine, Management, Mass Communication etc. with more than 26000 students and 1200 teaching faculty.
K J Somaiya Institute Technology (KJSIT), the second Engineering College established by the Somaiya Trust in the year 2001 at Ayurvihar campus, Sion
was set up primarily in response to the need for imparting quality education in the modern field of Information Technology and the allied branches of Engineering and Technology. KJSIT as a well-established name in the Engineering Education has been creating engineering professionals to shoulder growing responsibilities and pursue emerging opportunities with a career progression
The Institute endeavours for holistic personality of its students through array of cultural and sports events and numerous multi-skilled professional activities. The institute is self-financed and privately managed and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education, University Grants Commission,
“ Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai, Maharashtra State and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai.. ”