CIT Coimbatore: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Aug 29, 2022
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

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
Type of institute
Private (Government-Aided)
UGC, Anna University
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

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

CIT Coimbatore Engineering Courses

Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication & Computer Science
Chemical, Information Technology
Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communications and Computer Science
Nano Science and Technology
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
Computer Application
Physical Education

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.

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TCS Digital
Mu Sigma
Soliton Technologies
Fiat Chrysler
Abco India Pvt Ltd
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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


CIT Coimbatore Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 15
Total Faculty 102
Accredited by NAAC, NBA

CIT Coimbatore Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
104 Engineering

CIT Coimbatore Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BE ₹1,65,086 4 Years
B.Tech ₹2,16,480 4 Years
M.Tech ₹2,62,850 2 Years
MCA ₹1,58,890 3 Years
ME ₹2,62,850 2 Years
M.Sc ₹3,83,660 5 Years
PhD -- 3 Years

CIT Coimbatore Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by CIT Coimbatore

BE [Bachelor of Engineering]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,65,086 (4 Years)

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,16,480 (4 Years)

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,62,850 (2 Years)

₹ 1,58,890 (3 Years)

ME [Master of Engineering]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,62,850 (2 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 3,83,660 (5 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

CIT Coimbatore Reviews

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Loganandh Jaisankar | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Regarding eligibility criteria, you should complete your HSC or diploma. I came through TNEA counseling. There is no entrance exam. 190-170 is the cutoff for admission to CIT.

Mohana Priyan | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

  • 3.7
  • Fees 5
  • Infrastructure 2.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : My cutoff is 185 in Tamil Nadu state board exam.

Nandhini Twinkle | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

  • 3.3
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for taking up this course is a minimum of 85% in HSC examination to get the entrance exam application. The entrance exam must be written and students will be filtered from it and will be taken to the next level, interview. After the interview, the students will be taken for this course. This was the procedure in our college. There is no typical cutoff to join the course directly.

Khishore Subramanian | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on May 09, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for our course is just you should have passed hsc Entrance written exams and interviews 180.

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