Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) EW Ranking 14




Anna University - Chennai





Degrees Offered

B.Tech, Diploma, B.E., BSc

Campus Size

25.4 acres

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Internet/ Wi-Fi
Cricket, Gym, Tennis, Basketball, Football


General Information


Civil Aerodrome Post, Coimbatore Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 641014

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The Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) is an autonomous public institute for engineering situated in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Founded in 1956 by Professor P. R. Ramakrishnan, under the aegis of V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust with the motive of imparting knowledge in science, engineering and technology, CIT is aided by the government and is affiliated with the Anna University.



CIT attained autonomy in 1987 and is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).


CIT offers 9 under-graduate academic programs and 12 post graduate academic programs, along with M.S. and Ph.D. research programs. In 1961, the CIT Sandwich Polytechnic College took off offering 6 engineering diploma programs in different engineering fields. The Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich) and Mechanical Engineering diploma courses have been accredited by the NBA.


The institute boasts a dedicated placement cell and eminent recruiters including Marico India, CISCO, Dr. Reddy’s, Apollo Tyres, and Sriram EPC among others,  visit the campus each year offering about 800 jobs.


CIT has been consistently ranked among the top 20 engineering colleges in India by various education surveys conducted annually.



CIT is sited on a 25.4 acre campus, with 40,000 sq. m built up space dedicated to academic, administrative, and co-curricular activities. The institute is fully-equipped with modern equipment of international standards.


The laboratories in the campus can be spotted as red buildings and there is a separate block for libraries.  CIT boasts a hi-tech auditorium, a guest house, cafeteria, residential blocks, gymnasium, sports, recreational facilities and a bank. Considering sports as a fundamental need of students, the campus houses facilities for outdoor and indoor sports such as basketball, cricket, football, hockey, tennis, volleyball, table tennis, and carom.


The library at CIT features an exhaustive collection of books and journals, of about 59,000 volumes. Electronic resources like e-journals, databases, datasets and e-books are also accessible.



The residential campus at CIT hosts separate hostels for boys and girls, dining halls, kitchens, gymnasium, fields and utility centers.


CIT has a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to offer, in addition to noted research programs in Engineering and Technology. Besides full time programs in various branches of engineering, evening part time programs in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering are also offered.


Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E.) offered are:


Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Information Technology



UG Science programs:

B.Sc. - Computer Technology

B.Sc. - Information Technology


Post Graduate Courses available at CIT are:

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Chemical Engineering

M Sc Computer Technology

M Sc Software Engineering

CIT offers the following research programs:


Doctor of Philosophy

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering


Electrical & Electronics Engineering


Mechanical Engineering




M.S. Programs:

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


As an autonomous organization, the courses offered by CIT meet the needs of the industry and lay a strong basic foundation for its students. Also, the course material and syllabi is revised periodically with changing technological and industrial requirements.


Admissions at CIT are carried out according to rules prescribed by the Tamil Nadu Government, and the TANCET exams. Minimum eligibility for admission is 10+2 examinations pass with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, in addition to one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology.



Annual tuition fee for undergraduate government-aided course (B.Tech/B.E) is Rs 18,250, and un-aided course is Rs 51,080. PG course (M.Tech/M.E.) fee is about Rs 1,27,760 per year and M.Sc course fee is about 62,590 per year. More details on the fee structure can be obtained by contacting the institute. 


CIT was conferred the  ‘STAR NEWS National B-School Awards 2011 for Outstanding Engineering Institute’.


CIT has been consistently ranked among the top 20 engineering colleges in India by various education surveys conducted annually.



EW Survey

Survey Type -
EW Ranking - 14
Total Score - 1827
Survey ParameterSurvey Parameter Value
leadership/ governance quality (200)151
Faculty welfare & develop- ment (200)150
competence of faculty (350)296
curriculum & pedagogy (250)200
Industry interface (300)262
research and innovation (300)207
Infrastructure and facilities (300)259
Placement (200)155
Value for money (200)147