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Madras Institute of Technology

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Established : 1949 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE

The Madras Institute of Technology is one of the fourth autonomous constituent colleges of Anna University, which was established in 1949 (73 years ago).  It is commonly known as MIT Chennai.  It is one of the major engineering institutes before independence.  The mission & objective of the institute is to contribute to the educational & economic development of the entire set of students by focusing on proper global participation.  It was India's first self-financing engineering college and later merged with Anna University in 1978.  MIT Chennai has produced the great scientist Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam.

MIT Chennai courses include various disciplines in the undergraduate & postgraduate domains.  MIT was the first college in India to offer a new area of engineering specialization, including Aeronautical, Automobile, Electronics Engg, and Instrumentation technology.  Also, it is the first technical college to introduce PG courses in Avionics & Mechatronics.  Currently, MIT has added four more streams: production technology, rubber & plastics technology, computer science engineering, and information technology.  The BTech fees are INR 52k for the first year.  MTech is available in various streams.  The fee is INR 50k per year.  Besides, the research MS program is available in 11 streams.

Madras institute of technology Notable Alumni :


  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: 11th President of India, Director General of DRDO, Recipient of Bharat Ratna.
  • Dr. K Sivan: Chairman of ISRO, Former Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.
  • Sujatha: Tamil Author and Screen Writer




Institute Type


Campus Location

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Campus establishment


Campus affiliation

Anna University, Chennai

Campus approved


Admission Process

B.Tech- 10+2 (PCM/TNEA)

M.Tech- Graduation (TANCET) 

Ph.D.- Masters (UGC NET JRF)

MIT Chennai Contact Number


MIT Chennai Address

MIT Rd, Radha Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044 

Official Website


Madras institute of technology Placement

MIT Chennai has a strong placement record.  A dedicated placement cell on campus coordinates the activities for both B Tech and M Tech students.  In contrast, CUIC schedules the placement activities of the constituent colleges of Anna University.

The MIT Chennai Placement  Branch-wise placement in the last year has been 86% in CSE, 79% in IT, 71% in ECE, 50% in Electronics, and 40% in Automobile.  MIT Chennai Aeronautical Engineering Placement rate is 100%.

MIT Chennai Average Package 

Rs 16.30 LPA

MIT Chennai's Highest Package 

Rs. 7 LPA

Top recruiters

Google, Accenture, Axis Bank, Infosys, Deloitte, EY, Wipro.

Number of B.Tech students placed in 2021


Number of M.Tech students placed in 2021


Number of M.SC students placed in 2021


MIT Chennai Admission to the B Tech is based on TNEA Counselling and 10+2 academic merit.  For M.Tech, a GATE/TANCET score is required.  In the area of research, a valid score in UGC NET/JRF, UGC CSIR NET/JRF, or GATE is mandatory.  For a bachelor's, the minimum requirement is 50% marks in 10+2 with physics, chemistry, and mathematics as their subjects.  For PG, the minimum eligibility is graduation with 50% marks from an institute.

However, Cutoff criteria determine the final selection of the candidates.  The MIT Chennai opening and closing rank/cutoff for automobile engineering is 81-187.5, while for computer science engineering, it falls at 75-200.

TNEA Counselling will be conducted by Anna University every year for admissions to engineering programs.  The test registration starts in June and ends in October's second week.  To apply, the mandatory criteria is that the individual must have a domicile in Tamil Nadu.  The minimum age for registration is 18-25 years.  The form is Rs. 500 for the general category, while Rs. 250 for reserved candidates.  All the applicants must register on the TNEA portal based on their 12th mark to be considered for the merit list.  The Madras Institute of Technology TNEA code is 0004.

MIT Chennai comprises more than seven departments, but the most talked about is aerospace due to its success.  It offers one undergraduate and three postgraduate courses in the domain.  Research options in this area are also quite preferable.  Information technology and computer technology are the newest branches introduced before 2000.  The Center for Aerospace Research developed India's first student-developed satellite, ANUSAT. 

MIT Course fee structure

ME/MTech - Computer Science Engineering 126520 2.0 years
BE/BTech - Aeronautical Engineering 184240 4.0 years
BE/BTech - Automobile Engineering 184240 4.0 years
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Asked question

I want to know the B-Tech ECE specialization cut-off accepted at MIT.
Asked by Patel Shreyansi Bharatbhai
replied on 20-May-2024 08:20:28

B-Tech admissions at MIT will consider 10+2 with TNEA counseling results. The accepted cut-off for the ECE stream through TNEA is the 1972 rank.  

What is the B-Tech ECE stream cut-off rank accepted at MIT?
Asked by Hariprasath
replied on 02-May-2024 08:17:24

MIT will consider 10+2 board exams with TNEA counseling results. Madras Institute of Technology's cut-off for the ECE stream is 1972 rank. 

How much are the B-Tech fees at MIT?
replied on 23-Apr-2024 09:50:35

The Madras Institute of Technology fees structure is INR 46 K per annum., for a total of approximately 1.84 lakhs 

Can I take direct admission to the Madras Institute of Technology for B-Tech?
Asked by Vishal Kumar
replied on 19-Feb-2024 05:47:31

Candidates willing to apply for the B-Tech program at MIT will consider TNEA counseling results. If they haven't met the minimum eligibility, they can apply for direct admission with the help of admission authorities.  

Does Madras Institute of Technology have Aerospace Engineering in M-Tech?
replied on 04-Nov-2023 03:21:30

Madras Institute does offer M-Tech program in Aerospace engineering along with many other specializations. To be eligible for admissions, applicants must have done a B-Tech program and GATE or CEETA PG scores.  

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

044 2223 3560

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Post Radha Nagar, MIT Campus, MIT Road, Radha Nagar, Chromepet,, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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