Siddaganga Polytechnic (SPT) was established in the year 1988 by Sree Siddaganga Education Society, Sree Siddaganga Math, Tumkur. Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamiji is the founder president of the society and many leading educationists and philianthropists are on the Board of management of the society.
The Institution has served for 25 years of excellence in training students in Technical fields and celebrated silver Jubilee in the Year 2013.
Sree Siddaganga Education Society has over 130 Institutions established in and around Tumkur. A College of Engineering, Institute of Management Studies, College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Boys and Girls, College of Pharmacy, College of Education, Teachers Training Institute, Pre-University Colleges and High Schools are among the Institutions managed by the Society.
His Holiness “Karnataka Rathna” Dr Sree Sree Sivakumar Swamiji, the founder president of the society is also the Head of Sree Siddaganga Math. Sree Siddaganga Math is one of the most ancient and renowned spiritual centres in South India. It is situated in the outskirts of Tumkur City. Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamiji is a Scholar in Sanskrit, Educationist and Religious Head.
His Holiness provides free boarding, lodging and education for over 10000 students, drawn from rural areas, belonging to different castes and creeds. Swamiji has been awarded “Padma Bhushana” in recognisation of his service rendered to the society, through “Trvidha Dasoha”- free Food, Shelter and Education for the poor and downtrodden.
Tumkur is situated at a distance of 70 km from Bangalore, on Bangalore-Pune Highway No. 4. It is District Head Quarters with a population of over 4 lakhs. The city has all the civic amenities and is known for its salubrious climate all-round the year. The Govt. of India has declared Tumkur as a “Smart City”. It is situated on Bangalore-Mumbai Industrial Corridor close to the city is “Vasantha Narasapur Industrial Area where large manufacturing units are coming up.Tumkur has an easy access to International and has double line Railway Link up to Bangalore.There are many Pilgrim and Historical places around Tumkur. Sree Siddaganga, Shivaganga, Devarayana Durga and Kaidala are a few places of historical importance.
Our vision at SPT is to bring out technicians of high caliber, as enlightened individuals with a strong character and sense of pride in the spiritual and cultural values of our country.
We, at SPT have the mission to impart quality Technical Education at Diploma grade through our dedicated and committed staff, catering to the needs of all sections of societies around the globe, by maintaining high standards of discipline and providing state of the art infrastructure. Improvement on continuous basis for reaching higher levels of excellence is the way of life at SPT.