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Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore

About Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore


Coimbatore Institute of Technology [CIT] was established in the year 1956 by V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust as a private institute, which is aided by the government today. The campus of CIT Coimbatore is located on Avinashi Road in Civil Aerodrome Post area of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and has an area of 69 acres. Coimbatore Institute of Technology is accredited with ‘A’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). CIT Coimbatore is also recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and is affiliated to Anna University. CIT Coimbatore offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes in the fields of science and engineering.

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CIT Coimbatore Highlights

Some of the key highlights of CIT Coimbatore are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore Highlights
Year of Establishment
1956
Type of institute
Private (Government-Aided)
Accreditations
NAAC ‘A’
Recognitions
UGC, Anna University
Approvals
AICTE
Courses Offered
B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D, BE, ME, MCA, M.Sc, 
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Transport facilities, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel, ATM
Campus Area
69 acres
Program levels Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate

Why Choose CIT Coimbatore?

CIT Coimbatore is an option worth choosing over its alternatives for the following reasons.

  • NIRF ranked CIT Coimbatore respectably in 2020 among engineering colleges in India - which means the overall quality on offer is good.
  • Many scholarships are provided to the deserving and needy students of CIT Coimbatore by the government and private bodies.
  • Placement cell of CIT Coimbatore offers best of assistance to help the students find the jobs best fit for them

CIT Coimbatore Ranking

CIT Coimbatore has focused on continuous improvement of the educational value on offer to its students by providing the best of infrastructure facilities and then supporting them to grab the job best fit for them in the industry. Due to this, CIT Coimbatore has been ranked at 90th place among engineering colleges in 2020 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the leading ranking agency of the country.

CIT Coimbatore Courses

CIT Coimbatore offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes in the fields of science and engineering. The following are the major programmes offered by CIT Coimbatore and their specializations.

CIT Coimbatore Science Courses

Courses
Specializations
MCA
Computer Applications
M.Sc (Integrated)
Data Science, Decision and Computing Sciences, Software Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Ph.D
Applied Chemistry

CIT Coimbatore Engineering Courses

Courses
Specializations
BE
Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication & Computer Science
B.Tech
Chemical, Information Technology
ME
Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communications and Computer Science
M.Tech
Nano Science and Technology
Ph.D
Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Chemical

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CIT Coimbatore Eligibility Criteria

Students seeking admission into the programmes offered by CIT Coimbatore must satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria before applying for the same.

CIT Coimbatore M.Sc (Integrated) Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 75% marks in 12th standard with relevant subjects.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance exam.

CIT Coimbatore MCA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in bachelor’s degree and must have studied Mathematics in either bachelor’s degree or in 12th standard.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the TANCET.

CIT Coimbatore Ph.D Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 55% marks in a relevant master’s degree.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance exam.

CIT Coimbatore BE/ B.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have passed 12th standard with Maths, Physics and Chemistry
  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance exam.

CIT Coimbatore ME/ M.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a bachelors’ degree in a relevant field.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the TANCET.

CIT Coimbatore Departments

The academic activities at CIT Coimbatore are segregated into the following departments.

Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Information Technology
Mathematics
Physics
Computer Application
Computing
Humanities
Chemistry
Physical Education
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CIT Coimbatore Admission

The admissions into the courses offered by CIT Coimbatore are done through the joint counselling of Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) by the state government. After filling up and submitting the application form on the official website of Anna University, TANCET candidates need to appear for the entrance exam. Application fees and supporting documents like photocopies of marksheets and certificates need to be submitted at the time of admission. Shortlisted students of Ph.D and M.Sc are invited for an interview as the last stage of the admission process. Other students are admitted based on their merit list of the entrance exam.

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CIT Coimbatore Results

From the autonomous exam results page of the official website of CIT Coimbatore, the students can access the PDF file with their end semester exam results. Both the arrear result and full results are available on the website. Here, the students can go to ‘Results’, and then click on the link corresponding to their programme level, programme name and the semester. This will download a PDF file with GPA scores of all who appeared for that particular exam.

CIT Coimbatore Cut Off

All the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes offered at CIT Coimbatore have all got varying cut offs. The cut offs of the current year at CIT Coimbatore usually depend on variables like the total number of applicants of a programme in a given year, difficulty level of the entrance exam (if any), number of students qualifying in the entrance exam, category of the student, class 12th score of the candidates, cut offs of previous years, number of available seats in the programmes, past academic record of the students, etc.

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CIT Coimbatore Campus

The campus of CIT Coimbatore is located on Avinashi Road in Civil Aerodrome Post area of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The campus has an area of 69 acres and it has all the necessary infrastructure facilities to be called a good learning and growing environment. The entire campus is wi-fi enabled and lets the students and staff of CIT Coimbatore to access the internet. Apart from this, all the extracurricular activities conducted by students of CIT Coimbatore throughout the year are hosted at the campus.

CIT Coimbatore Hostel Details

Hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls by CIT Coimbatore within its campus. Wardens are allotted for hostels to make sure the students do not face any inconveniences during their stay. The hostel rooms are well furnished and comfortable. The hostels are at walking distance from the academic blocks. Basic facilities like mess, security, health care facilities etc. are provided. Guaranteed accommodation is available for first year students of CIT Coimbatore.

CIT Coimbatore Infrastructure

CIT Coimbatore is famous for its good quality infrastructure that enables the students and faculties to live and learn ideally at its campus. The library of CIT Coimbatore has print and e-resources of books, print and e-journals, CD-ROMs, on-line databases and audio video cassettes etc. for its students. The sports facilities at CIT Coimbatore include cricket, football, badminton, ball badminton, handball, basketball, Tennis, kabaddi ,volleyball, throw ball, carom, chess etc. Other facilities at CIT Coimbatore are as follows.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Transport facilities
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria
  • ATM

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CIT Coimbatore Placements

The Placement Cell of CIT Coimbatore has the responsibility to invite various industry players at the campus of the institute for the placement activities and also to oversee and coordinate the same. Training is also provided to the students of CIT Coimbatore for group discussions, interviews, aptitude tests, communication skills etc. through workshops and seminars. The placement cell also motivates the students to prepare for entrance exams for future studies like GATE, TOEFL, GRE etc. Below are the names of some of the famous recruiters at CIT Coimbatore.

TCS
Latent View
TCS Digital
Mu Sigma
Source
Bosch
Soliton Technologies
Calypso
Mr.Cooper
Thorogood
Fiat Chrysler
Abco India Pvt Ltd
Embed UR
Market Simplified
My Anatomy
L&T

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CIT Coimbatore Scholarships

The students of CIT Coimbatore having excellent academic performance, and those with low family incomes are primary target beneficiaries for the scholarships on offer at CIT Coimbatore. These scholarships are provided by the central government, state government and many private organizations. However, if a student is eligible for two or more scholarships, he/ she will not be  permitted to hold more than one scholarship at a time. Names of some of the many scholarships on offer at CIT Coimbatore are given below.

  • Tamil Nadu Educational Trust Scholarship
  • Oil & Natural Gas Commission Scholarship
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare Scholarship
  • Backward class Welfare Scholarship
  • Chief Minister’s Scholarship
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare  Higher Education Special Scholarship
  • National Foundation for teachers’ Welfare Scholarship
  • Physically Handicapped Scholarship
  • Merit- Cum- Means Scholarship
  • Deceased Government Servants Scholarship

CIT Coimbatore Alumni

The CIT Alumni Association (CITAA) aims at providing a platform for the alumni and the institute to cultivate mutually beneficial relations. This is done by conducting various events like CIT Alumni Days, jubilee reunions, various region wise alumni chapters, publishing important news about alumni and the institute on the alumni page of the official CIT Coimbatore website etc. Names of some of the many distinguished alumni of CIT Coimbatore are as follows.

  • Natarajan Chandrasekaran, current chairman of Tata Sons.
  • Karthik Krishnan, Global CEO, Britannica Group.
  • VB Chandrasekar, former Indian cricket player
  • Subbaiah Arunan, Project Director of Mars Orbiter Mission
  • R. Prabhu, former Union Minister of India

 

Courses and Fees Structure of Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore

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Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.16 Lakh
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Part Time Rs. 79,430
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.16 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.63 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.63 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.84 Lakh
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.59 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.04 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 12 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
5
Average
5
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 9/12 students

Coimbatore Institute of Technology, [CIT] Coimbatore Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
NIRF 90

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by NAAC, AICTE, NBA; affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.

Facilities


Hostel
Library
Sports
Laboratory
Computer labs
Cafeteria
Transport

Contact Details and Location


Address : Civil Aerodrome, Post Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India-641014
Website : http://www.cit.edu.in

Student Reviews


Tamizhan
Tamizhan
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Teaching methods are as same as other colleges. Nothing to expect more in that.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The main Notable thing in this college is clubs. There are 20+ clubs. Apart from academics, college life will be awesome.




Iniyan
Iniyan
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2016
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Depends on the department, civil engineering faculties are up to the mark except some which are as usual in every place in Coimbatore Institute of Technology.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are many existing clubs and it is all up on our own self-interest to involve in any one of those to develop our skills and socialize in Coimbatore Institute of Technology.



Sreemathi
Sreemathi
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • College days are nice and studies are good. We have mini project for pre-final years and we did by ourselves



Discussion Forum

Q.

Admission Procedure for BE in CIT- Coimbatore

Asked By: Anonymous 06 Apr 2016

A.

Hi Arun,

Admission Procedure:

Applicants belonging to Tamil Nadu only will be considered for admission, However, children of central Government employees not domiciled in this state may also apply and compete with other candidates irrespective of their domicile provided their parents or guardians are serving continuously in this state for five years at the time of submission of application. This should be supported by a certificate from the employer of the parent or guardian. Children of persons (not domiciled in this state) employed in registered joint stock companies (private or public) or in government recognized institution who are at the time of submission of application employed in this state may also apply and compete with other candidates irrespective of their domicile for applying, a certificate from the management is produced along with the application to the effect that the person is a permanent employee of the firm or institution concerned and that he is serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years. These rules are subjected to the modifications specified by the Anna University from time to time.
Admissions are made by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Information and necessary application form can be had from the Principal on requisition accompanied by a Demand Draft in favour of the Principal, for an amount as prescribed by the Director The candidates have to appear for an entrance examination.Qualifying marks and communal reservations are applicable as per Government of Tamil Nadu regulations.

Answer By: Getmyuni

23 Apr 2016

Q.

A.

Hi Surendhar!

  • Eligibility - 

    • Candidate must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics scoring min 50% marks (40% for reserved category)
  •  Admission Procedure - 

    • Applicants belonging to Tamil Nadu only will be considered for admission
    • Children of Central Government employees not domiciled in this state may also apply
    • Admission are made through TNEA counseling based on 10+2 marks
  •  Duration - 4 Years, Full Time, Under Graduate Degree

    You can check the following link for more details - http://www.cit.edu.in/academics/chemical-engineering-department/

     

Answer By: Getmyuni

03 May 2016


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