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Coimbatore Institute of Technology

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Established : 1956 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Anna University

Overview Coimbatore Institute of Technology

CIT is a government-aided college formed in the year 1956 in Coimbatore.  Coimbatore Institute of Technology was established under V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust and is affiliated with Anna University. The AICTE and NAAC recognize Coimbatore Institute of Technology. Coimbatore Institute of Technology is ranked 51st in the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017 of engineering rankings and was awarded as Outstanding Engineering Institute in STAR NEWS.

Popular name



Nature in the Service of man

Institute Type

Public Institute

Established year



V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust


Mr.S.Rajiv Rangasami


Dr S.R.K. Prasad


Dr V. Selladurai


Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Courses offered




Genders Accepted



Adi Dravidar Higher Educational Special Scholarship

Backward Class Welfare Scholarship

Beedi Workers Scholarship

Bright Student Award

Merit Cun Means Scholarship

NCERT Scholarship

National Merit Scholarship


The Platinum Technology Award for Quality & Best Trade Name 2018

Affiliated to

Anna University

Accredited By


Recognized By











59000 Books


Murugappa Group


Va Tech Wabag Ltd.

KEF Holdings Ltd.

ETA Engineering Ltd.


Payoda Technologies


Total faculties

275 Members

No. of students

3060 Students

Application mode

B.Tech-Online and Offline


Application Fee


Offline-700/- General

Offline-450/- ST/SC/OBC

Entrance Exam



Entrance Mode



62nd in the NIRF 2018

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B. E/ B. Tech in CIT

B.E Courses offered at Coimbatore Institute of Technology are 8 semesters (4 Years) duration. The Institution offers B. E/ B. Tech courses of multiple specializations. In the first year of all branches, common theoretical and practical knowledge on basic mathematics, Scientific and technological ideas are offered. The Institution also offers part-time B.E Degree courses, and these part-time courses are of 7 semesters duration.

Admission Process of B.E/ B. Tech
For admission into B. E/B. Coimbatore Institute of Technology Tech courses, minimum eligibility mandatory, must have passed HSC from Tamil Nadu. For Admission into B. E/ B. Tech course candidates must appear for TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) entrance examination which Anna University conducts.

  • Selection of candidates will be made only based on the TNEA rank list. 
  • TNEA application form can be filled in online and offline mode, and the application fee can be paid online or via Demand draft. 
  •  TNEA application form is INR 700 for the general category and INR 450 for SC/ST/OBC candidates. 
  • The TNEA application form is mostly released in the first week of May. 
  • Candidates who have cleared the 12th class from Tamil Nadu are eligible for the TNEA entrance exam.  

Candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu are eligible for admission. However, candidates of central government employees need to provide a valid certificate of their parents who have been serving continuously for more than five years at the time of admission. The specializations in each discipline are given in the below :
Discipline Specializations Civil Engineering Computer Methods and Applications in Structural Engineering Construction Engineering & Management Environmental Engineering & Management Electrical & Electronics Engineering Embedded and Real-time System Applied Electronics
Postgraduate programs
Under Postgraduate programs, Coimbatore Institute of Technology offers courses like M.E/ M. Tech, MCA, Ph.D. & M. Sc courses. Admissions into postgraduate programs are offered based on scores in National level entrance examinations.

M. E/ M. Tech in CIT

M.E/ M. Tech courses are four semesters for the full-time and six-semester duration for part-time study. For admission, candidates will be admitted based on performance in TANCET or GATE entrance examinations.  
Admission Process of M. E/ M. Tech  

For admission into M. E/ M. Tech courses at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, the minimum eligibility for admission is that the candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 50% marks and 45% marks for the reserved category. Admission into M. E/ M. Tech courses at Coimbatore Institution of Technology is provided based on the candidate’s performance in the TANCET entrance examination conducted by Anna University.

  • Selection of candidates will be made only based on the TANCET rank list.
  • The TANCET exam is conducted offline, and its application form can be downloaded from the official website.
  • The TANCET application form is mostly released in the 3rd week of May.
  • TANCET application fee for the general category is INR 500/- and for SC/ST/OBC is INR 250/- and the application fee can be paid online or via demand draft.
  • TANCET exam result is followed by counselling. Counselling is conducted offline, and the candidates must present the relevant documents at the counselling centre.
  • The counselling fee for general category candidates is INR 5300/- and for SC/ST/OBC candidates is INR 1,150, and the counselling fee can be paid by demand draft or by cash.  

Mechanical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing Technology Heat Power Engineering Computer Science & Engineering Computer science and Engineering Electronics & Communication Engineering Communication Engineering
The Institution offers the following M. E/ M. Tech specializations  

  1. M.E Computer methods and application in structural engineering
  2. M. E Construction Engineering
  3. M. E Environmental engineering and management  
  4. M. E Heat Power Engineering
  5. M. E Applied Electronics
  6. M. E Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  7. M. E-Communication Engineering
  8. M. E Embedded & Real-Time Systems
  9. M. E Computer Science & Engineering


The duration of the MCA course is 3 years for Full-time and 2 years for lateral entry. For admission into the full-time MCA program, the candidate must have completed Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration, with mathematics, Physics & Chemistry as the compulsory subject, and must have secured at least 50% marks (45% in case of reserved category). For admission into the lateral entry, the candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc. with mathematics as the compulsory subject with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% in case of reserved category).  

PhD. Programs

1. Coimbatore Institute of Technology offers PhD programs with the following specializations:

  •  Civil Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering
  •  Electrical & Electronics
  •   Electronics & Communication
  •  Chemical Engineering

For admission into the PhD program, the candidate must have passed M.E/ M. Tech courses from Anna University or equivalent with 75% aggregate marks.  

2. Coimbatore Institute of Technology also offers PhD in Applied Chemistry (Part-time).
For admission into PhD in applied chemistry, the candidate must have passed M.Phil. Degree in applied chemistry from Anna University or equivalent.  
M. Sc in CIT

For admission into M. Sc courses, Coimbatore Institute of Technology conducts a Common Entrance Test.  • Common entrance test, application forms are filled offline.  • Application form of the Common entrance test can be downloaded from the official website from the date of HSC result publication up to May 31st, 2020.  • Candidates are supposed to send the filled application form along with an attested photocopy of the community certificate, 12th mark sheet, and registration fee of INR 1000/- in the form of a demand draft in favour of “the Principal, Coimbatore Institute of Technology” payable at Coimbatore. • Minimum eligibility for admission is that candidate must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with mathematics, physics, and chemistry as a compulsory subject.  
M. Sc Specializations offered at Coimbatore Institute of Technology

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Integrated)
  2. Data Science
  3. Decision and Computing Sciences
  4. Software systems

Coimbatore Institute of Technology Admission Fees
The admission fee structure at Coimbatore Institute of Technology depends on the type of course chosen by the candidates.  
Course Admission Fee

  • B. Tech INR 2,28,480
  • M. Tech INR 2,63,170
  • MCA INR 1,57,220
  • M. Sc INR 6,50,000

CIT Scholarship Facilities 

Coimbatore Institute of Technology offers the following scholarship for deserving students. Candidates can apply for the scholarship at the beginning of the academic year. (No student is permitted to hold more than a single scholarship at a time.).Coimbatore Institute of Technology offers Government as well as a private Scholarship.  
Government Scholarships:

  • Adi Dravidar Welfare Higher Education Special Scholarship
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare Scholarship
  • Backward Class Welfare Scholarship
  • Chief Minister’s Scholarship
  • National Foundation for teacher’s Welfare Scholarship
  • Deceased Government Servants Scholarship
  • Ex-servicemen Scholarship
  •  Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship
  • Physically Handicapped Scholarship
  • Defense Service Scholarship
  • Tamil Nadu Farmer Social Security Welfare Scholarship
  • Central Government Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Government of Nagaland Scholarship
  • Government of Mizoram Scholarship
  • Tamil Nadu Minority Merit Cum Means Based Scholarship

 Private Scholarship: • Tamil Nadu Educational Trust Scholarship • Oil & Natural Gas Commission Scholarship

CIT General Facilities
Coimbatore Institute of Technology offers the following facilities: • Hostel • Guest House • Laboratories • Auditorium • Library • Laboratories • Canteen • Gymnasium • Sports • Bank with ATM • Stationery Store  • Medical facilities • Anti-Ragging team  • Transportation.

Coimbatore Institute of technology also has special facilities like • Rainwater Harvesting – Rainwater from the Coimbatore Institute of Technology campus is collected and discharged into the Rainwater harvesting wells.  • Sewage Water Treatment Plant

Coimbatore Institute of Technology Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Mechanical Engineering 224880 4 years
BE/BTech - Computer Science Engineering 224880 4 years
BE/BTech - Civil Engineering 224880 4 years
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Asked question

Do they offer an M.Sc. program in Data Science at CIT?
Asked by KANISHA V
replied on 05-Aug-2021 15:34:17

CIT offers an integrated program with both B.Sc. + M.Sc. for five years with Data Science along with two other specialization streams. 

Contact Information

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+91- 422 - 2574071, 2574072

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