Back in 2006 Gandhinagar Institute of Technology was established by Platinum Foundation under Public Trust Act with Registration No. E-17490. The Institute is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University and approved by AICTE New Delhi.
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 the social activities and are also promoting the technical interest of the state and country by contributing to the technical institution development.