The Department of Basic Sciences & Humanities (BSH) initiated its journey from the inception of the Institute in 2001. The sanctioned student strength of MSIT B. Tech. program is 510, divided in 9 sections under 7 different branches of engineering. The Department of BSH is multidisciplinary, housing five different domains together namely Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Humanities.

The Department mainly takes care of engineering students in their first year of the UG program. Aspiring young engineers, after their long stint of school life, get their initial experience of college life and a careful guidance for a successful transition here. The main focus of the department is to develop among the students, a sound foundation of basic scientific principles, which enables them to understand their core engineering courses, offered in higher semesters. The Department further ensures that the students develop acumen for the English language, enabling them to logically think and converse in the language. The Department actively encourages students to display their individual talents in art, culture, debates, group discussions and other extra -curricular activities.

The Department of BSH has a distinguished record in both teaching and research. The Department has dedicated classrooms and state of the art laboratory facilities including language laboratory to support the academic programs and research activities. Faculty members have excellent academic credentials and are dedicated. Several faculty members of the department are involved in active collaborative research and also serve on the editorial boards of national and international journals. Members of the Department have undertaken multiple Govt. sponsored R & D projects over the years.