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Karunya University

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Established : 1989 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

About Karunya University

Karunya Institute of Technology and Science came into existence in 1986 as Engineering College. In 1994, it was declared a Minority Institution. Later in 2004, UGC granted Deemed To be University status. NBA Accredited KU with an "A" Grade. Karunya University Coimbatore offers the best infrastructural facilities and rich academic experience to educate and empower the students. KU has made noteworthy progress in innovation, research, and teaching & learning in three decades of higher education service. Besides, it has achieved global recognition. The QS I GAUGE has rewarded a diamond rating to Karunya University. It was achieved for multiple parameters such as Employability, Facility, Research, and Teaching. KU also accomplished a gold rating for overall performance.

KU offers UG, PG, and Doctoral Courses in multiple disciplines. They are Engineering, Management, Science, Arts, Agriculture, Commerce, Computer Applications, Law, Mass Communications, Education, and Medical. KU offers B Tech, BSc, B Com, and BA at the UG level. It offers MBA, M Tech, MSc, and MA at the PG level. UGC recognizes all the Karunya University Courses. Most of the Karunya University B Tech Courses have been accredited by NBA. The ACCA UK has accredited Karunya MBA Courses. (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants-United Kingdom)

Karunya University Admission is based on the entrance test and academic merit. KU will conduct its entrance test for offering admission to the B Tech, MBA, and BSc Agriculture. Candidates who wish to apply for BSc Agriculture or B Tech Admission in Karunya University have to appear for Karunya Entrance Exam. At the same time, admission to the other UG Courses will be based on academic merit in the last qualifying exam. Karunya MBA Admission is based on the Karunya Management aptitude Test scores. Applicants qualified in CAT or MAT can fill out the Karunya University application form.

University Type

Deemed To be University (Private)


Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu



Gender accepted








Application Mode


Admission Process

Entrance Test and Merit

Entrance Exam

B Tech and BSc (Agriculture): Karunya Entrance Exam (KEE)

MBA: Karunya Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) or CAT/MAT/XAT

KEE/KMAT Examination Mode



Merit Scholarships for B Tech, M Tech, and MBA

Karunya University Top Recruiters







Karunya University Highest Package


Karunya University Average Package


Karunya University Rankings and Awards

  • Karunya University was categorized as a "Band B" Institution under Deemed To Be University (Private) Categories by ARIIA in 2020; it has also secured a rank between 26-40
  • Karunya University NIRF Ranking in 2021 was 101st for the Overall category.
  • For three consecutive years, KU secured 101st NIRF Rank. (Overall Category-2021, 2020, 2019)
  • KU was featured among the NIRF Top 100 Universities for three consistent years. In 2019, the NIRF rank was 92nd under University Category.
  • In 2016, Karunya was featured on NIRF Top 50 Universities by securing the 48th Rank.
  • Karunya University NIRF Ranking for B Tech is 105 for the year 2021. In the year 2020, it has secured the 80th Rank. In 2019, it was positioned in 72nd place.
  • KU has won the "Best University Serving Social Cause" award by ASSOCHAM. (Educational National Excellence Award)
  • In addition, it has secured an award for "Best University in Sports" by ASSOCHAM.
  • Karunya has received the certification of QS-I-GAUGE E-LEAD. (E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation)
  • Under Management Category, Karunya won 66th Rank in Outlook Survey 2020
  • As per Knowledge Review Magazine, KU has secured 20th Rank among Top Engineering Colleges.
  • QS Intelligence Unit rated KU as a 3-star institution. It has also been rated four-star by Teaching & Learning Parmenter. And accomplished a 5-star rating for Facilities/Inclusiveness.

Karunya University Fees Structure


Fees Structure per annum

B Tech

INR 2.14 Lakhs


INR 84,000

BSc (Hons)

INR 2.14 Lakhs

B Com

INR 73,000


INR 95,000

M Tech

INR 1.22 Lakhs


INR 2.44 Lakhs


INR 75,000


INR 95,000

Why Join Karunya University?

  • Karunya University's Course curriculum is industry-oriented. When candidates graduate, they will meet industry standards with their knowledge and employability skills.
  • 4 Faculty members of Karunya Coimbatore were featured in the Top 2% of scientists, which Stanford University USA listed. The four faculty members belong to Karunya University Engineering Departments (Mechanical, ECE, Civil, EEE)
  • KU has industry tie-ups with Novel, IBM, Salzer, Trident, Siemens, CISCO, Jasmine Info Tech, etc. Students get an opportunity to work in associated industries as an internship.
  • Through this, students will get hands-on work experience, and they will be able to work on real-time projects.
  • Karunya also offers Foreign Internships with high stipends.
  • KU has a center for Incubation, Student Innovations, and Business Start-Ups.

Karunya University UG Courses




B Tech

Robotics and Automation
Mechanical Engineering (Industry Integrated)
Mechanical Engineering (Digital Manufacturing)
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Food Processing Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics & Computer Engineering
ECE (Internet of Things)
CSE (Data Analytics)
CSE (Artificial Intelligence)
Computer Sciences and Engineering
Computer Science and Medical Engineering
Civil Engineering (Smart Infrastructure)
Civil Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

Candidates must pass 10+2 with a min of 60% marks. (PCM Subjects)



Selection is based on KEE scores.  


Data Science and Analytics
Forensic Science
Information Security and Digital Forensic

Must pass in 10+2 with a min of 60% in PCMB.  


Selection is based on merit.

BSc (Hons)


Shall have passed in  10+2 with a min of 60% marks.

(Science Streams)



Selection is based on KEE scores.   

B Com

Banking and Capital Market
Financial Technologies

Must pass in 10+2 with 60%. (Concerned stream) 



Media and Communication


Karunya University PG Courses




M Tech

VLSI Design
Structural Engineering
Robotics and Automation
Food Process and Engineering
Environment and Water Resources Engineering
Cyber Security
Computer Science Engineering
Communication System
Biomedical Instrumentation
Aerospace Engineering
Advanced Manufacturing Technology




Candidates must have done a bachelor's degree in BE/B Tech with 60% marks.


Selection is based on GATE or Merit scores 


International Business
Logistics & Supply Chain

Business Analytics and Entrepreneurship
Human Resources

Bachelor's degree with 60% in any stream


Selection is based on KMAT, CAT, MAT, or XAT. 


Nanoscience and Technology
Information Security and Digital Forensics
Nanomedical Sciences

Must have completed Bachelor's degree in a concerned stream with a min of 60%


Selection is based on merit.  



Media and Communication


Karunya University Admission

Admission to Karunya University is based on the student's performance in the entrance test. For fewer courses, admission will be granted based on the academic marks obtained in the last qualifying exam. Furthermore, students must satisfy the eligibility criteria. Karunya University's application process is online. Eligible & Interested applicants need to visit the official website of KU to fill up the forms.

B Tech admission in Karunya University

  • To be eligible for Karunya B Tech admission, candidates must have cleared 10+2 with a least 60% in the Science stream. Shall have studied PCM as the main subject.
  • The selection of the candidates will be based on the Karunya University Entrance Exam (KEE)
  • Thus, applicants must appear for the entrance test conducted by KU. As a first step, applicants must register for Karunya Entrance Exam via online mode.
  • The admission authority will shortlist the applicants based on their KEE scores.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be allowed to participate in KEE Counselling rounds.
  • During the counseling phase, applicants must choose their choice of course/branch.
  • At last, the final seat allotment process takes place. It will be based on students' KEE Rank, Seat availability, and preferences.
  • Karunya University Lateral Entry Admission for B Tech is based on merit in the qualifying exam. To be eligible, students must have completed their three-year diploma in the concerned discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Know about KEE (Karunya University Entrance Exam)

Candidates seeking admission to the B Tech or BSc Agriculture courses at KU apply for the Karunya Entrance Exam.

  • The examination will be held in online mode. There will be 120 objective types of questions that need to be answered within 2.30 hours time limit.
  • There will be four sections in KEE Question Paper: Mathematics/Biology (Optional), Physics, Chemistry, and General Aptitude.
  • As per KEE Marking Scheme, 1 mark will be rewarded for each correct answer. For incorrect answers, 0.25 marks will be deducted (Negative Marking)
  • Karunya entrance test will be conducted in April every year. The authority will announce KEE Exam dates officially on its website.
  • Applicants need to fill out the Karunya Entrance Exam application form by logging into the official website.
  • KEE Application fees or Karunya Exam fees will be approx INR 1000 for Indian National. NRI and Foreign Nationals have to pay USD 250.

MBA Admission to Karunya Univesity

  • MBA in Karunya University is available in seven disciplines. Students who have completed their UG degree with 50% are eligible to apply for Karunya MBA Admission.
  • MBA Admission seekers have to undertake the entrance test known as KMAT. (Karunya Management Aptitude Test)
  • MBA Selection Criteria in Karunya depend on the student's performance in KMAT.
  • Suppose students have cleared CAT, MAT, or XAT with a valid score, they will be excused from KMAT. Such students must satisfy the Karunya University MBA Cut off.
  • For example, candidates applying for the CAT exam must hold a minimum 50 percentile. If it is below the 50 percentile, they must sit for KMAT.
  • Similarly, it applies to MAT and XAT. The cut-off score varies for each entrance test.
  • Thus, applicants must ensure the cut-off scores before filling out the Karunya University MBA Application form.

How to Apply online for Karunya University?

The mode of the Karunya University application form filling process is online. However, for a few courses like B Tech, BSc Agriculture, and MBA, candidates must register online for the respective entrance tests (KMAT/KEE) as a primary step. For the remaining courses, candidates can fill out the common application form available on the official website of KU.

Step 1: Visit the authorized website of Karunya University Coimbatore.

Step 2: On the home page, you will view the "Apply Online" Option Click on it. The page will redirect to the EOI Form. (Admissions Expression of Interest)

Step 3: You need to enter all the details asked in EOI Form. Need to choose the course as per your interest. After entering all the details, cross-check once and click on "Submit."

Step 4: After the submission of the EOI form. You will receive a confirmation email or SMS that indicates the application number and passcode. By using this, you can apply online for Provisional admissions.

Karunya University  Placement

KU offers the best assistance to the students in terms of placement. Karunya University Placement Percentage is 80%. The placement cell of KU administers the on-campus drive by inviting top recruiters. To date, Karunya University Highest Package stood at INR 18 LPA. The average package of Karunya is 3.5 LPA.

Karunya University Placement 2022

Over 583 companies made 1332 job offers. More than 900 students got successfully placed with good packages. Over 387 students bagged multiple job offers. Some of the Top Recruiters who participated in the 2022 Drive are Amazon, TATA, Wipro, Sony, etc.

No of Companies  


 Job Offers


 No of the Students got placed


No of the Students received multiple offers  


Top Recruiters  

Amazon, TATA, Wipro, Sony  


Karunya University Course wise placement

In the 2021 drive, Karunya University CSE Placement rate was good among all the courses. The CSE department bagged more than 306 job offers. Karunya CSE Highest Package is 18 LPA. The no of recruiters was 48.

Karunya MBA Highest Package stood at INR 12 LPA. More than 45 recruiters provided 104 job offers during the 2021 drive.  


Highest Package

No of Recruiters

Offer Made






















Karunya University Scholarships

KU offers various types of scholarships to assist deserving students. Karunya University Scholarship facility is available for both UG and PG students (B Tech, B Tech Lateral, M Tech, B Com, BA, BSc, MBA)

Karunya B Tech Scholarships

Candidates who have obtained 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (PCM/PCB) are eligible for B Tech Merit scholarships. There is a provision for Foreign Nationals and SAARC.


Indian Nationals

NRI/Foreign Nationals

SAARC Countries

95% and above

INR 1.2 Lakhs

USD 2,500

USD 1,250

90% to 94%

INR 60,000

USD 2,000

USD 1000

80% to 89%

INR 40,000

USD 1750

USD 825

60% to 79%

INR 40,000

USD 1500

USD 750


Karunya M Tech Scholarships


Indian Nationals

NRI/Foreign Nationals

90% and above

INR 90,000

USD 1500

80% to 89%

INR 80,000

USD 1250

70% to 79%

INR 70,000

USD 1000

60% to 69%

INR 40,000



Karunya MBA Scholarships


Indian Nationals

NRI/Foreign Nationals

90% and above

INR 50,000

USD 1,500

80% to 89%

INR 20,000

USD 1,250

70% to 79%

INR 10,000

USD 10000

Karunya University Hostel Facility

Karunya offers a well-furnished hostel facility for both Male and Female students. In total, there are six hostel blocks. Two blocks are for boys, and the remaining four are for girls. All the hostel blocks are well equipped with modern amenities.

  • Mess offers hygiene food. A separate Dining hall is available.
  • Both AC and Non AC Accommodations are available.
  • Single, Double, Three, Four, and Six Sharing occupancies are available. Besides, it also offers Dormitory.

Karunya University Hostel Fees

AC/Non AC/Dormitory Rooms

Type of Accommodation

Total fees Per Sem

Non AC

Six Sharing

INR 21,500

Four Sharing

INR 24,500

Double Sharing

INR 27,500

Single Seater

INR 30,750


Three Sharing

INR 52,000

Double Sharing

INR 60,000



INR 16,000


Karunya University Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Aeronautical Engineering 790000 4 years
BE/BTech - Electrical Engineering 790000 4 years
BE/BTech - Electronics 790000 4 years
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Karunya University Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Karunya University Placements and Companies visited

Infosys Technologies


By Shrinika
Class of 2021

Karunya University is one of the best universities in Tamil Nadu state. It is one of the top-ranked universities by NIRF.The campus is huge which is spread over 720 acres of land.It offers UG, PG, and Doctoral Courses. Karunya University admissions are offered based on Merit and Entrance Exam based. Karunya University Placement assistance is excellent, and the Highest CTC was offered around INR 19 LPA.Karunya University Fees for Hostel accommodation charges ranges from 12,000 to 41,000

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By Yoshitha
Class of 2021

I have opted for a B Tech course in Computer science engineering to say about the course fee. It is expensive, but it is adequate & reasonable according to the amenities and education-wise. Karunya University fees for B Tech course costs approximately 1.8 Lakhs for 1st year and from 2nd-year payment costs up to 1.7 Lakhs. Karunya University application fee costs around INR 1000.

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Asked question

What are the specializations offered in the B.Sc. program?
Asked by Guest
replied on 08-Apr-2022 04:44:06

Karunya University B.Sc. course is available in 5 main specializations like Agriculture, Data Science and Analytics, Optometry, Forensic Science and Information security and Digital Forensic.   

Does Karunya University offer distance education courses?
Asked by Guest
replied on 08-Apr-2022 04:44:19

Yes, Karunya University online and distance learning centre is available with various course choices from UG and PG levels.

Does Karunya University provide a Biomedical Engineering program?
Asked by Guest
replied on 08-Apr-2022 04:44:34

Karunya University Biomedical Engineering stream is available in the University in B-Tech course. Admissions are based on merit and the qualifying entrance exam scores.

What is the Karunya University admission process?
Asked by Guest
replied on 08-Apr-2022 04:44:49

The admission process to Karunya University is accepted in online and offline methods. The candidates are requested to submit their application before the closing date and required documents for verification and finally pay the application fees to complete the process.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0422 - 2363636,1800-4254300

Email ID:



Karunya Nagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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