LDRP Institute of Technology and Research in Gandhinagar was established in 2005. It was established as an institute of technical education imparting undergraduate and postgraduate education. It offers BE, MBA and MCA programs and facilities. The college undertakes R&D activities, offers testing, consultancy and other extension services including continuing education to the small industry, and places students through the Department of Training and Placement. LDRP Institute of Technology and Research is the academic arm of the philanthropic trust - Sarva Vidyalaya Kelavani Mandal, which is engaged in the spread of education in North Gujarat . The institute was established in 2005 to give education and training of professionals for careers in Engineering and other allied subjects. The institute offers AICTE approved Engineering Programme with Mechanical, Electrical, Computer and Electronics and Communication Engineering branches. The institute has received approval for starting an additional MBA programme within the Engineering College from the academic year 2006-07.The institute is housed on a 10-acre (40,000 m2) campus.