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Campus Life

It has a collection of over 34,000 print books in 4581 titles apart from journals,back volumes and other resources in Sciences, Engineering and Technology.

Indraprastha auditorium is a unique, pillar-less dome structured indoor stadium. Most of the big curricular and extracurricular activities of the college are held here, The auditorium has a seating capacity of 3000. The wooden courts for shuttle badminton and table tennis are of high quality and frequently state and national level tournaments are conducted.

SDM Cultural Center has a dedicated training space for Yakshagana with a qualified full-time trainer. The center is equipped with a wide variety of costumes, make-up materials, properties and instruments for practice and performance of Yakshagana.

The swimming pool of the college is of international standards measuring 50X25 m accommodating 10 lanes. The students are trained in various styles of swimming for a nominal fee. Several swimming competitions are regularly conducted here.

Campus life at SDMIT is confidently amongst the best atmospheres an institution can manage to provide for the holistic growth of young minds. The academic growth is firmly rooted in religious, disciplinary, social and progressive values, as validated by every student who has experienced campus life here. Not only does the campus provide all the facilities required for a student to thrive on intellectual and personal levels, it also ensures that the students are pushed beyond their boundaries to implement their learning and produce noteworthy outcomes.

Majority of the students and staff carry out large number of social benefit activities like blood donation camps, mentoring and motivating primary and high school students, involving/conducting Swachhata Abhiyaan, providing awareness among the public about road safety, etc.


The learning resource center (library) has been built to meet International standards, spreading over two floors with an area of 1300 sq.meters. It has a collection of over 34,000 print books in 4581 titles apart from journals,back volumes and other resources in Sciences, Engineering and Technology. The digital library facility is also available, which includes e-resources, CDs/DVDs, video/ audio cassettes and NPTEL courses.The institute has become a member of VTU e-consortium, National Digital Library (NDL) and DELNET to provide enhanced learning experience.

Accommodation facilities:

Hostel facility for boys and girls, (with total capacity of 2140 students) with bath attached rooms and hygienic food, is available within the campus. The hostel inmates are provided with gym facility, playground, yoga/prayer hall, reading room, medical care, security, etc.


SDM Kalavaibhava

India fosters a number of art forms. Talented students are given extensive training to perform Indian and foreign classical and contemporary dance forms by eminent teachers. Kalavaibhava, an artistic feat of dance forms performed by our students at different parts of the country is growing richer every year. This opportunity provides the students not only a stage to showcase their talents but also learn from the great experiences of performing for diverse audiences.


Yakshagana is a very popular art form of the coastal Karnataka, which is anamalgamation of dance, music, dialogue,costume, make-up, and stage techniques. SDM Cultural Centre has a separate training space for Yakshagana with a qualified full-time trainer. The centre is equipped with a wide variety of costumes, materials for make-up, properties and instruments for practice, etc. The Centre also offers a certificate course of 40 hours every semester as well as a full day training during vacation for other students. The practice time for students is 4.00 to 5.30PM every day.  ShashiprabhaParinaya, VidyunmathiKalyana, Kumara Vijaya, Swarna Shalini, RathnavathiKalyana, Sudarshana Vijaya, TharanisenaKalaga are some of the popular performances by the students of the centre.

Dance and Music

Dance and music are the rich cultural legacies of our society. The Centre is facilitated with a separate space for dance and music with instruments like Harmonium, Tabla, Keyboard, JhambeTaala and dance properties. Students are trained for all the intercollegiate competitions by specially invited trainers. Training for various Dance forms like Folk, Bharathanaatyam, Yakshagana Ballet, Kamsale, Rajasthani dance, Gujarathi dance, Chende, Western dance and music are undertaken alongside many others.


Competitions are always the most awaited moments for all budding artists. The college provides ample opportunities for the students to compete in a diverse range of competitions in and out of the college. There are over 40 inter-class competitions conducted by the college every year on account of the college day covering both literary and fine arts; and there are many inter-collegiate competitions open for the students to exhibit their talent. Food, accommodation and transport facilities are taken care of by the management when students represent the institution in inter-collegiate competitions.


  • The Institute has Outdoor and Indoor stadiums apart from regular sports utilities.
  • Students are provided with physical trainers in sports, games and athletics.
  • The college teams and students regularly participate in various National, State and University Level competitions.
  • Students may engage themselves during their free hours in any of cultural clubs such as, Beats, Quiz, Debate, Orators, Dance, etc.
  • Musical instruments are also available for the cultural training and practice.
  • Inter-class and Inter-departmental sports and cultural events are regularly conducted in the college.
  • Sports and Fitness facilities, Football/Basketball courts, Gymnasium and Swimming pool are also available in the campus.


The students of SDMIT are provided with enjoyable campus experience. They can engage themselves in several club activities encompassing a variety of fields ranging from Yakshagana, Photography, Dance, etc. Following clubs and associations are functional in the Institute.

Apart from the above hobby clubs, the technical clubs and associations are active at department levels. To name some, IOT club, Web development club, Energy club, Eagers association, Techtronics, Coding club, etc.

Other Facilities

ATM, Canteen,  Co-operative Store, Photo-stat

Anti Ragging

The institute has zero tolerance towards ragging. In accordance with the regulations of the competent authority, anti-ragging affidavits are executed by the students and regular awareness is given to students about the menace of ragging and associated punishments, and keep away from such acts.

Anti-ragging committee

  • Ashok Kumar T., Principal Chairman
  • K. Manjunath, HOD – EEE Member
  • Basava T., Associate Prof. – Mechanical Member
  • Avadut S. Karat, HOD – Physics Member
  • Vidya K, HOD – Maths Member
  • Rajatha, Chief Librarian Member
  • Ramesh G., Asst. Prof. – Maths Member
  • Sub-Inspector of Police, Belthangadi Police Station Member

Anti-ragging squad

  • Ashok Kumar T., Principal Chairman
  • Ramesh G., Asst. Prof. – Maths Member
  • Vinay M.R., Asst. Prof. – Civil Member
  • Ramachandra G., Asst. Prof. – ECE Member
  • Supriya T., Asst. Prof. – Physics Member
  • Raghavendra, Resident Warden Member
  • Nandini, Resident Warden Member

Anti-ragging helpline

8762127991/ 08256 236961 (Institute)