Gandhinagar Institute of Technology was established by Platinum Foundation Trust in December 2006. The Institute is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University and Gujarat University and approved by AICTE New Delhi. The Trust is registered under Public Trust Act, having Registration No. E-17490 dated 19 June 2006 at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Institute aims to be a leading center for research and engineering study, pursuing knowledge in both fundamental and applied area, and collaborating closely with business and industry in promoting technological innovation and economic development. The members of the Trust are involved in social activities and are also contributing to the technical institutions development by raising funds and promoting the technical interest of state and country. Gandhinagar Institute of Technology is situated near Village "Moti Bhoyan" and 24 km away from Ahmedabad city.
It offers B.E Program in Mechanical, Electronics & Communication, Computer Engineering & Information Technology and Civil Engineering. It also offers MBA Program with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management and Information Systems. Gandhinagar Institute of Technology will nurture the intellectual growth of its students and serve humanity through creation, application and dissemination of knowledge relevant to technology and become one of the premier Engineering and Management Institutes and achieve the highest order of excellence in teaching.